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Pt 2: The Best and Worst States to Retire

In addition to think about ‘how’ you want to live and retirement and in your…

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Pt 1: Best and Worst States for Retirement

The most challenging places to grow old

While good planning and good health can make those things possible, in reality, the need…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Much Rent is Too Much Rent?

Study finds rent causing many Americans financial stress

Overspending on housing takes away our ability to fund retirement, education, and takes resources away…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Small Business Week] Personal Finance Moves for Entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs share what they wish they would have known about money

This story offers personal financial tips that will help small business earners create the financial…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

Financial Literacy Month survey finds risks to long-term financial security

“Although slightly more than half of all Americans feel financially literate, there remains a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Eldercare: Taking Care of Aging Parents While Maintaining Financial Security

“Mr. Eldercare 101” sets the record straight with B.E.

Eldercare issues cross all racial, cultural, economic, religious, political, geographic etc. boundaries. It also…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Money Moves To Make Before You Quit Your Day Job

Before you jump ship to pursue your dream of entrepreneurship, take steps to prepare for the financial shock of your transition.

Among the biggest and most intimidating aspects of the transition from employee to entrepreneur is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Don’t Delay Your Retirement Savings Another Minute

Start Now If You Want Income Security

If you’re new to the workforce, retirement savings are far from your mind. You’re thinking…

By Gary Rawlins

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Creating a Financial Life Plan: Where to Begin

How to set financial goals

This story gives readers tools to connect with their highest ideals and priorities so that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Women Should Save Money Differently Than Men

Author Terrell Dinkins says ‘mars/venus’ rule should apply to finances

“Because of divorce, widowhood or remaining single, many of us will have to carry the…

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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…

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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States With the Highest and Lowest Health Insurance Costs

New York tops list while New Mexico offers most affordable options

“Higher insurance costs in many states are tied to high costs of living or being…

By Janell Hazelwood

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How To Set Financial Goals

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN

Black Enterprise’s Senior Personal Finance Editor Stacey Tisdale shares her tips on CNN’s HLN.

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Strategic Moves For a Rich Retirement

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Most people have saved little or nothing for retirement, which means they are already facing…

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The 3 Things That ‘Really’ Make Goals a Reality

The scientifically proven formula for success

Psychology professor Gail Matthews from Dominican University in California, heard about an often cited study…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Creating A Financial Plan You Can Stick To

Why so many of us have trouble with the ‘B’ word

The word ‘budget’ conjures up feelings of deprivation and sacrifice – feelings humans avoid. Seeing…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Setting Financial Goals: Where to Begin (Part 1)

3 questions that can change your life

As a financial journalist for more than 20 years, I’ve had a unique opportunity to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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All They Want For Christmas Is You

There's nothing like the gift of your undivided attention

Don’t give in to the mad rush and pressure. This Christmas, help your pocketbook and…

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[WATCH] BE’s Stacey Tisdale Talks Keeping Spending and Emotions in Check on ABC’s ‘Here and Now’

Protecting your budget from the holiday urge to splurge

‘Tis the season when even the best budgeters have a hard time staying on track,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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Dealing with a Recruiter: 5 Simple Do’s and Dont’s for Landing the Final Interview

Aisha M. Taylor, co-founder of TAYLORMade Professional Career Consulting, shares tips for job candidates going…

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