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3 Ways to Turn Your Idea into an Income Stream in 2013

Getting specific about your goals has a significant payoff

Get serious about turning your ideas into cash.

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What You Choose To Believe About Money Matters

Believing you are destined to be rich won't make wealth inevitable. But believing you are born to be poor all but guarantees a life of lack.

There’s no guarantee that believing you are destined to be rich, alone, will make you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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6 Unlikely Tips to Get Your Financial House in Order

You've heard this advice from time to time, but it's never been more necessary

Six tips to get organized about your finances

By Jennifer Streaks

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Meet the Woman Behind the 52 Week Savings Challenge

How one woman’s prayer could help millions save money

One woman’s epiphany is making an impact in social media.

By Patrice C. Washington

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Wellness Travel Big Business in the New Year

Living well can be a costly endeavor, especially when on vacation

Travel could be the key to wellness in the new year.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Wait ‘Til I Get My Money Right: Top Money Resolutions for 2013

Overall health, physically and fiscally, is within your reach

Get your mind — and money — right in 2013.

By Ashley R. Harris

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5 Tax Changes That Take Effect in 2013

New changes in 2013 mean many families and individuals will need to seek professional tax assistance

Taxes, taxes, taxes. Here are the ins and outs for 2013.

By Jennifer Streaks

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Taking a New Look at Entrepreneurship and Franchising

Our financial expert says it's worth taking a look at franchising from another perspective

Want to start a franchise? It may not be necessary to reinvent the wheel.

By Patrice C. Washington

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How to Avoid ‘Partying For a Good Cause’ This Christmas

Some predators seek to key in on December to target charitable givers

How do you avoid Scrooge this holiday season?

By Darren Sands

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3 Shopping ‘Deals’ to Avoid In December

Look out for bargains at the top of the year on these items

Going for these products now may break the bank.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Progress Report

Let’s take a look at last year’s Financial Fitness contest winners and see what steps they have taken toward financial freedom

Black Enterprise identified past Financial Fitness Contest winners to find out if they followed our…

By LaToya M. Smith

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3 Holiday Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

Keeping the reason for the season in mind will help curb overspending

In the mood to give this season? Be careful!

By Ashley R. Harris

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A Reality Check for Black Friday

Shopping until you drop is not worth ruining your financial health—or if it is already poor, making it even worse.

Yes, a healthy amount of holiday spending will be good for our economy, and certainly…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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3 Black Friday Apps That Will Save You Money

Take these tools with you before you hit the stores this Black Friday

Using an app could help you tune out the noise on Black Friday.

By Ashley R. Harris

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Quick Ways to Save Money at Thanksgiving

Save money and time this holiday season

Save money and time this holiday season

By Ashley R. Harris

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Holiday Spending: Don’t Let it Wipe You Out

Making sure your savings are still in tact this holiday season

Just in time for Black Friday, a few tips so you can save more money…

By Jennifer Streaks

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Cash Mobs Support Small Businesses

Spending Wisely on Small Business Saturday

Give local and small businesses a try

Will you support small business Saturday?

By Ashley R. Harris

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How Will Falling Off Fiscal Cliff Affect Your Wallet?

Financial crisis carries immediate, long term effects

Could approaching the fiscal cliff mean your finances are in trouble?

By Jennifer Streaks

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Travel Giant Priceline Acquires Kayak

Analysts unsure of what shocker means for web travel industry

Does Priceline’s purchase of Kayak mean cheaper travel?

By Ashley R. Harris

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The Lazy Man’s Guide to Holiday Shopping: Gift Cards

Achieving holiday cheer from the comfort of your couch

Strategies for the gift card buyer in you.

By Ashley R. Harris

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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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