In far too many cases, the only time couples engage in financial planning as a team (if ever) is to finance their wedding and honeymoon.
Are you about to put a ring on it? Now is as good a time…
In far too many cases, the only time couples engage in financial planning as a team (if ever) is to finance their wedding and honeymoon.
Are you about to put a ring on it? Now is as good a time…
If you save in the spring, you'll have more to work with for the busy summer travel season
These places are worth it if you’re on a budget.
Besides being just a generally bad idea, it's quite costly
Every day, 27 people die from accident related to drunk driving. That’s according to Mothers…
A tried and true business model goes next-level with Prodigy, Ray Ray, Roc Royal and Princeton
The business of Mindless Behavior isn’t exactly ‘mindless’ at all.
Internet hacker gets a hold of 13 celebrities private financial information.
13 celebrities fall victim to an Internet hacker getting all financial information revealed.
Smart spending and planning can help your skin rebound, our expert says
Being smart about your skincare doesn’t mean you have to break the bank.
Couples splurged a little more on weddings last year
The average cost of a wedding is the highest since 2008
Were you alarmed by the result of filing your taxes? It may be time to take action
You may need to take action if you suspect something’s not right with your tax-return…
Is Detroit doomed?
The state of Michigan is threatening to take over Detroit
Making sure those looking for employment for a year or more stay on course
Simply looking for a job no longer cuts it in today’s market.
'Dead Man Down' had a disappointing opening weekend
‘Oz’ had a powerful opening weekend
Entrepreneurs, see how to have a mutually beneficial relationship with your investor
BlackEnterprise.com outlines 5 tips to managing the investor relationship.
Despite overall optimism, Wells Fargo survey shows financial confusion about DOMA and benefits is high for same-sex couples
A new survey shows new information about the group’s attitude about the economy.
Mitchell has continued his downward spiral after his playing days
Freddie Mitchell has pled guilty.
Is lending money to your significant other a smart idea?
It can be very uncomfortable trying to decide whether lending money to someone you’re in…
Are we witnessing the dawn of new standards in hiring?
More people than previously thought are being denied jobs because of a spotty credit history.
Retail chains have had to adjust, some have survived, some have perished. Where will JCPenney fall?
Is the future in jeopardy?
Costs are skyrocketing at the state level
Students are left in a serious quandary as states slash budgets to make room for…
Murder of former NBA star remains unsolved
What do you think of her spending habits?
Online Banking isn't quite what it used to be
A few things to consider before opening an account in 2013
Don't be emotionally blackmailed into putting your financial health at risk
There is nothing wrong with helping friends and relatives during tough times, commensurate with the…
In the event of an untimely death, life insurance may be a life raft for co-signers
If you’ve ever taken out a loan and had a co-signer, life insurance is something…
Keep calm and use one of these tax mobile apps
Tax apps that will simplify the filing process.
One woman's crusade to get military members in better financial shape.
Shay Tull-Cook helps veterans and active service members with their finances.
Increased confidence in the economy spurring more risk from Americans, but is it too soon?
One of the biggest indicators is the consistently improving housing market, which is picking up…
Inaccuracies exist in millions of credit reports
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling has some tips for how to correct errors in…
The Pell Grant will be unaffected, but other areas of higher education will feel the sequester
HIgher education may become even more unattainable for some
Companies are turning profits, but avoiding hiring
Currently, the Dow Jones industrial average is nearing a record high resulting in a period…
The former NFL star has his sights set on a long, lucrative career
It’s a real wonder that former NFL defensive lineman Jarvis Green never saw himself as…
Our financial expert says it's time you started paying yourself
Saving money to cover expenses in case of an emergency is one of the most…
Deployment doesn't mean deflating family finances, here's a few tips on how to keep them afloat
Money tips for military families.
The wealth gap between whites and blacks has gotten bigger, not smaller
New Brandeis study says wealth gap between blacks and whites has tripled since Reagan
New initiative will bring 180 minutes of exercise to schools per day
Michelle Obama recruits Nike to bring more physical activity in schools
Buying healthy can be costly, use these tips to curb the expense
Eating clean can pay off large dividends in the long run.
The board decided on Thursday
Andrew Mason is out as Groupon’s CEO.
Michael Jordan's being accused of being a deadbeat dad
Does the woman have a case? Or is this just a frivolous money grab?
Convicted con artist is literally ridin' around and gettin' it
Con artist says he pretends to be mentally challenged and makes six figures from the…
Pop culture power duo not selling what some people want to buy
The superstar couple of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West insist on staying in Bel-Air mansion
Discretion is advised
During the tax season there are many individuals who rely on their tax refund. It…
This football player is happy to make you a sandwich, provided you hold the judgment
Terrance Ganaway just doesn’t care.
New study shows Americans could do better when it comes to drafting a savings plan.
Just in time for America Saves Week is the annual savings survey by America Saves…
The new single for an album due in 2013 has the radio and Internet abuzz
Money lessons from Mr. Young Money himself
Keep money in your wallet this Lent
Use these tips to get ahead!
Black Enterprise delves into the lives of cast members from A Different World.
Black Enterprise takes a look at the cast members of A Different World after they…
The benefits of prepaid debit cards can often appear attractive
Companies peddling prepaid debit cards often use celebrities to target consumers.
Warner is her label effective immediately
The pop star joins her husband Jay-Z at Warner/Chappell publishing
The minimum wage is too low for more reasons than one, study says
Economic study says the minimum wage has not kept pace with advancements in worker productivity
Could you benefit from these strategies?
Here are three sites to consider for crowdfunding some of your education costs.
Seeks millions in damages
The suit claims that one of the advisers, Brian Ourand, stole more than $300,000 from…
With a non-political approach, Gabrielle Watson, an attorney, makes waves in New York City
A wide audience — and a local platform — means the time is now for…
Jigga is soon to have more control to his entire catalog
Mr. Carter’s working relationship with Jon Platt dates back to 1996.
The ambitious project committed to hyper-local journalism is coming under fire
Can AOL recover from the financial hit?
Motown's Berry Gordy is producing the musical
Numbers from the promising musical will soon be available.
Former NBA All-Star is giving financial advice
Antoine Walker has had his share of financial struggles, but it’s not stopping him from…
Darden Restaurants is banking on a brand refresh nearly a decade in the making to rebuild Red Lobster, but will loyal black dollars be essential to the turn around?
African Americans, long a loyal part of Red Lobster’s consumer base, experience a relatively new…
In an exclusive interview with outgoing Lisa P. Jackson, wariness, optimism for future of African Americans in emerging industry
Will African Americans have access to green jobs? The answer is not as simple as…
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S. cities to land the Olympics. Make no mistake: the Obamas can bring it home, in their case, literally
After a failed bid for the 2016 Games, Chicago is an early favorite among U.S.…
New Birth says it is hoping former parishioners will recoup lost funds
Eddie Long is the target of a suit filed in Dekalb state court in January.
A new study sheds light on a trend that could affect millions of Americans
Beware of how errors, no fault of your own, could be affecting your credit.
Snoop Dogg is in the hot seat with the IRS once again
Snoog Dogg once again owes hundreds of thousands of dollars to the IRS
Strategies and tips for saving for a rainy day
Tips to set up a back-up plan for your finances.
Retirees comprise largest group of mortgage-free homeowners
This demographic of America is free from a mortgage obligation.
Blige's financial problems have intensified in recent months
New Jersey claims Mary J. Blige owes almost a million in back taxes
Obama said it wouldn't be a huge savings for the government to discontinue the penny
Do you think it’s useful anymore?
Former congressman could be facing jail time
Jesse Jackson Jr. is facing serious charges.
President offers plan to increase workers wages by $3,500 annually
The president laid out a plan to raise the minimum wage.
Rock and Roll superstar doesn't take kindly to the crude app
Singer suing over curious app.
A conversation with one of the leading thinkers in the green economy
FYI: There’s plenty of room for African Americans in the emerging green economy.
Smith, just 24, is already at the top of his game -- and still rising
Business is “booming” for LaQuan Smith.
Stephens will look to rebound on the court later this month
The Under Armour brand is more closely aligning itself with the budding star.
A deal, close to being done, is still subject to scrutiny
The deal would be among the largest mergers in U.S. history.
Slain cop's bounty may go unrewarded
The saga surrounding Chris Dorner only continues after his apparent death.
Can you avoid the financial pitfalls that come with deciding?
Paul Carrick Brunson poses a question facing couples everywhere.
3 questions to help you get the money talk started
In time for Valentine’s Day, tips for starting the money conversation with your romantic interest.
A few simple changes can make a big difference
Here are a few tips for getting an added boost to your credit score.
Drones are as costly as they are controversial
Controversial military initiative costs billions, makes money for aircraft makers.
Are errors in credit reports a cause for alarm?
Inaccuracies in credit reporting could result in higher interest rates, denial of credit.
Singer who contributed to Drake's Grammy-winning album 'Take Care' claimed she didn't get paid
Rapper settles lawsuit with female vocalist
Increased regulations aren't fool proof against fraudulent activity
Even with added security measures, using your debit card has serious risk.
A little planning and research can go a long way
How do you tell what credit card is best for you?
Williams owed from 2007 income taxes
The comedian makes good on an almost $300k debt to the IRS for 2007 taxes
Federal workers have been under a pay freeze for two years
Obama will recommend a raise for federal civilian workers
According to Wall Street, possibly
Are we seeing the beginning of the end of Apple’s reign?
Allen Iverson continues to have trouble paying his bills
Iverson blows off a legal bill
Extreme weather calls for extreme money-saving measures
Don’t get buried under the snow with no money to spend!
With proper planning and budgeting, paying for college doesn't have to drain your finances
Make sure you’re not letting the process of saving for your child’s education intimidate you.
The Congressional Budget Office forecasts the economic climate
A positive outlook is on the horizon.
Home reportedly sold for $2.5 million
Allen Iverson is again in more financial trouble.
Plan will save USPS $2 billion a year
Saturday mail delivery may soon be a thing of the past.
Abuse isn’t just physical these days!
An enabler is one that enables another to achieve an end; especially: one who enables…
Service sector jobs are being obliterated by technology
Jobs are disappearing in certain sectors, not expected to return
Improving economy giving employers confidence to treat workers well
Employers see the benefit in keeping workers happy, healthy a new study says
Remembering those in need on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Having an illness can create a significant financial burden. In honor of this day, here…
Thanks to retirement, photo is one for the ages
But the Times-Picayune, an award-winning newspaper, controversially switched to publishing just three times a week…
Mall security rewarded for his efforts
Reddit joins forces to reward Internet hero who tasers unruly patrons at an Atlanta mall.…
These tips can take your saving process to the next level
Four steps to saving more in 2013.
Lil Wayne finally settles four year lawsuit with Red City Entertainment.
Lil Wayne finally strikes deal with Red City Entertainment for missed concert.
Now you can pay extra to board early
Southwest Airlines adds optional early boarding fee
Is there a way to avoid this issue in relationships?
What impact do differences in earning power and potential have on couples?
Slow and steady wins the race whether we like it or not
Labor Department releases latest jobs numbers.
Get into saving tips for Super Bowl Sunday's festivities
You’ve got to stick to your money-related resolutions. Here’s a few tips to get you…
Black Enterprise remembers the cast of one of America's favorite TV shows, and is giving you the scoop on where they are now.
From Kellie Shangyne Williams to Telma Hopkins, Black Enterprise looks into the lives of the…
Did the bailout save the automotive industry?
General Motors, Ford and Chrysler — known as the Big Three — have endured some…
Learn how to stick to your budget once and for all
Patrice says it’s time to get smarter about the way you’re budgeting your money.
A deal could soon be in place, a report says
A deal could soon be on the way.
In a long-term relationship, but not ready to put a ring on it? Here are steps to honor your partnership while protecting your finances.
People not married but in long-term committed relationships have many of the same financial concerns…
From hip-hop to a hit television series to a documentary, Ice-T has done it all
Through his many ups and downs — and with a decade-long gig as Detective Fin…
After nearly six years, another original hardcopy of O.J. Simpson's If I Did It hits the Net.
O.J. Simpson’s original murder memoir resurfaces for auction.
Are you a fan of the Grammy winning diva?
Toni Braxton was one of the most successful R&B singers of the ’90s with her…
The NFL is taking a hard stance on player health and safety by commissioning new studies on the effects of the game
The beleaguered sport is searching for solutions to player health and has partnered with Harvard…
Is your credit score hampering your financial progress?
There is no shortage of evidence that the credit report is perhaps as important to…
When T.I. began rapping, he never knew he would become an all-around money making machine.
Clifford Joseph Harris, Jr. has been labeled the Jay-Z of the South by Pharrell Williams…
Before paying with a credit card, check to see if you're being charged extra
Forty states enact law allowing retailers to charge a fee if you use plastic
Warren starred in all three 'High School Musical' movies
Actor Chris Warren accuses parents of plundering his trust fund
Officials fear Brazil's safety measures isn't up to par with its ambition
Brazil is in mourning over a deadly fire that killed over 230 in a large…
How to create consistency when your money isn’t!
Limited or inconsistent income means you have to be smart with the money you do…
Though the rate of new home sales fell in December it's still better than a year ago
New home sales fall nearly 10 percent in December 2012
Do you think this is fair?
North Carolina lawmakers draft legislation banning welfare recipients from playing the lottery
Former football star's financial woes continue to mount
Vince Young could be in hot water.
Lebron says he can't knock the hustle
Lebron James tweets sarcastic comment about Sacramento Kings sale price
Gun deals are "under review" after customer calls for gun-control
Daily deals website Groupon suspends all deals related to guns
Black Enterprise dissects the life of La La Anthony -- from her radio days to her life on the court.
Black Enterprise breaksdown La La Anthony’s radio and film career, cosmetics line and marriage to…
It's going to be harder to get a loan, but it's for the greater good
Beginning in January, servicers will also have to notify borrowers of foreclosure alternatives after the…
For our #WomenOfPower Twitter chat on Friday, Jan. 25, the expert dishes on gender differences, and heading to the Big Easy
Get to know Mori Taheripour, 2013 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist.
Money saving tips to keep you at the pump less and on the road more
According to AAA, gas has crept up only .04 cents to the gallon since last…
Real estate value rises since President Obama took office 4 years ago
Although there was a recession, the value of President Obama’s residence has increased in value…
Whether you believe it or not, Coco Austin's brains have a lot to do with her financial success
Coco Austin may be the beauty behind the popular E! reality show “Ice Loves Coco”…
The pressure is on to show you care. Before you get caught up, listen up: Love is not a legitimate excuse for irresponsible financial decisions.
Valentine’s Day is the official holiday to celebrate love. But because it’s almost exclusively a…
In addition to “Family Hustle” she executive produces two other TV shows, “Tiny and Toya” and her new baby, “Tiny Tonight,” on VH1.
Tiny has managed to put together quite the entertainment empire since her Xscape days.
What you know about calling your own shots? Probably not as much as T.I.
T.I. is out of trouble — and in the money.
The 19-year-old reached her first quarterfinal in a Grand Slam
Sloane Stephens, a 19-year-old American, takes center stage at the Australian Open against Serena Williams.
In 2009, corporate sponsors were banned but this year they were welcome
The 2013 Presidential Inaugural Committee releases a list of sponsors
Travel, advertising and hospitality are on full display at Africa's marquee tournament
South Africa is currently hosting the African Cup of Nations.
Bonds bought the home in 2002 for 8.7 million
Former Major League Baseball player puts his Beverly Hills mansion up for sale
The Kardashian makeup line is being sold at CVS, K-Mart and Sears
Two small makeup companies sue the Kardashains for use of the name Khroma
The March on Washington was a speech for jobs and freedom.
The Freedom Budget, along with many of the economic goals of the civil rights movement,…
Earnings dip not indicative of progress at American Express, its CEO says
American Express CEO Kenneth I. Chenault isn’t panicking after earnings report on Thursday
The Knicks are coming, the Knicks are coming! For N.B.A.'s hopes in the U.K. and Europe, that finally means something
As it concerns the N.B.A.’s plans to expand its popularity, the Knicks are a worthy…
USPS may have no cash by October.
The agency lost almost $16 billion in the past year
Black Enterprise looks back at Cee Lo's introduction to hip-hop, and his current take over in Hollywood.
Black Enterprise decodes Cee Lo Green’s hip-hop takeover in the ’90s to his life on…
Jermaine Dupri stops home foreclosure for the second time in four months.
Jermaine Dupri gets judge to postpone foreclosure on Atlanta mansion.
Getting specific about your goals has a significant payoff
Get serious about turning your ideas into cash.
Better Business Bureau highlights the most popular scams of the past year
Thousands lose money every year by falling victim to these scams.
Is Elba the next Denzel?
Idris Elba’s career in music with tracks like “Secret Garden” and his DJ career may…
Governor Jindal has a new tax plan — what do you think?
Governer Jindal wants to eliminate income taxes in Louisiana, but raise sales tax
Chrysler has rebounded after 2009 bailout from the federal government
Chrysler is making a big splash with new technology at Detroit’s auto show.
Just one or two mishaps can lead to losing everything when an investment goes bad
Don’t let your elderly family members fall victim to the risks of self-directed IRAs.
Bing's new plan gives lots of leeway to startups
The mayor of Detroit unveils ambitious new plan to turn the Motor City around
An audience with Facebook's CEO is just one way Facebook is monetizing its capabilities
What would you tell Mark Zuckerberg for $100?
West Africa’s largest commercial airline boasts over 6 million annual domestic flyers
Despite numerous attempts, one company sees success in starting an airline in Nigeria. Arik Air…