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When It’s a Free Gift, It’s Going to Cost You

Want to get better control of your spending? Stop being bamboozled by the word "free."

Stop being bamboozled by the word “free.”

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Rising Home Prices Making Consumers Nervous

Conflicting reports show uncertainty about the economy

The mixed housing data and the recent uncertainty about the economy and financial markets have…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How the ‘Old You’ Can Help the ‘Young You’ Save for Retirement

America Saves Week: How looking at your ‘old self’ can motivate your ‘current self’

An experiment conducted by Stanford University did find that people who saw age-enhanced images of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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America Saves Week: Train Your Brain to Save Money

Part 2 - Move past your natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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America Saves Week Kickoff: $500 Prizes for Saving Money

Part I--Check in with BE.com all Week for Tips on Boosting Your Savings

The annual campaign uses principles of behavioral economics and social marketing to motivate, encourage, and…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Power of the Purse and the Polls

Rev. Jesse Jackson calls on black America to empower itself

“You must spend less than you make and vote as much as you can.…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Be a great storyteller 

Storytelling is the most important point of your mobile strategy and should be integrated into everything you do. Optimize your site for mobile since large portions of your customers are going to experience your messaging from mobile devices.  Also, brand consistency is key so make sure your loyal and potential clients can access your messaging. Lastly, think in sound bites. You want to communicate compelling, concise information when you post content. Have your customers wanting more.

Blacks in the U.S. Gaining Wealth and Education Faster Than Other Groups

Study paints often overlooked picture of strength and resilience

“When Black consumers see how much power they have, it will change the way African…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] The Cannabis Market: Cannabis Entrepreneurs Create Culinary Magic

Part 2 - Renowned chef Miguel Trinidad and events expert Doug Cohen take diners to the 99th Floor

The legalization of marijuana in several states is prompting connoisseurs, investors, and entrepreneurs to savor…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] The Cannabis Market: The “411” on 420 For Investors and Entrepreneurs

Part 1 - Managing risk and understanding industry dynamics

Many expected the ‘wild world of weed’ to be like the Wild, Wild West was…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Women and Money

Financial adviser Alice Barnes helps her sisters rise and shine

“Black women are like a sponge. They’re very, very open. Once they trust you they’re…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Microsoft Board Chair John W. Thompson’s ‘Fireside Chat’ a Highlight of Wall Street Project Annual Gala

Thompson to be honored alongside Sheila C. Johnson and Bernard J. Tyson

It has officially been announced that Microsoft Chair and CEO of Virtual Instruments, John W.…

By Safon Floyd

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] Get Rid of Student Loan Debt in 3 Years!

B.E. Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale discusses often overlooked ways to tackle student loans

As student loan debt becomes a defining economic issue of our time, it’s more important…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Super Bowl: If You Have Money in Stocks, Root For Cam Newton & Carolina!

Super Bowl winner predicts stock market direction with 82% accuracy

While few of Wall Street’s brightest can boast an 82% accuracy rate, the Stock Market…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Decoded: Rihanna’s Brand is Definitely Not ‘Anti’ Profitability

Check out the Bajan pop singer's biggest business wins

Rihanna, who recently released her latest album ‘Anti,’ has a brand bankability not to be…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Decide Which Bills to Pay First

How to organize your expenses by priority

One of the most important, and largest bill in most households, is the mortgage or…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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What To Do With That Bonus or Tax Refund

Your primer on saving and splurging responsibly

Even if you missed your chance to win the Powerball, a prosperous 2016 may still…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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10 Secret Strategies For Saving Big Bucks With Amazon

How to shave even more money off competitive prices

Ask a friend — who’s also a regular Amazon shopper — to sign up with…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Best and Worst Places to Retire in 2016

Florida tops list of most ideal, while Rhode Island comes in as one of the least

Analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key metrics to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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How to Invest in Cannabis Stocks

While some stocks in these sectors have been high fliers, even more have gone bust…

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