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Dealing With Money Mistakes: Learn, Do Better, and Keep It Moving

Stay focused and get back on track

Everyone, including the wealthiest people, makes money mistakes. Don’t let that discourage you from continuing…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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budget for charity

Strategic Giving: 4 Ways to Budget for Charity

Most people don't include their charitable giving into their financial planning, but here are some simple strategies to help you change that

Charitable giving is a good thing. However, most people don’t include their charitable giving as…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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get taken

‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken

Here's how to avoid getting ripped off by fake, incompetent, or crooked charities during the holiday season

Peak season for legitimate charities is also prime time for fund-raising scams.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial mistakes

Here’s Why Basic Savings Accounts Don’t Work

To help stay on top of your savings, consider opening an online savings account

Basic savings accounts that are connected to your checking account don’t work. Here are reasons…

By Ashley M Fox

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attitude adjustment

An Attitude Adjustment: 3 Ways to Rethink Your Finances for the Holidays

Three stratagies to help you adjust your money mindset, as you face the demands and expectations of the holidays

With the pressure to overspend and take on debt to meet the demands of the…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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emergency savings fund

How To Build Your Emergency Savings Fund

The do's and don'ts of building up your emergency cash reserves

It’s the first rule of wealth building: Pay yourself first. Here are key dos and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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reality check

5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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mistakes

How to Avoid Money Mistakes That Almost Everyone Makes

What are some mistakes everyone makes with cash, and how can you use them to your advantage?

Check out these mistakes you’re making with money that are almost too small to notice…

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When It Comes To Your Money, Are You A Hot Mess?

An exercise to give yourself a reality check—and maybe a much needed wake-up call—when it comes to your financial habits.

Check yourself. Before your wreck yourself.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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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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Vote

Knowledge is Key When You Vote and When You Give

Informed giving is critical to making your voice heard

Because giving is a “vote” of support, your voice matters just like it does in…

By Halima Leak Francis

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finance

Finance ‘n Stilettos Wealth Retreat for Black Women

This retreat will teach women how to match their financial planning with their buying power

Finance ‘N Stilettos wealth retreat for black women is teaching critical planning in an environment…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Retirement

National Retirement Security Week: 3 Habits of Successful Retirees

Three ways to help alleviate concerns that flow across generational lines about enjoying a secure retirement

Making sure you have enough money in retirement is a huge challenge these days especially…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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financial

5 Ways Millennials Can Overcome Financial Challenges

Millennial experts share tips on entrepreneurship and maximizing your financial life

Prudential’s town hall during Millennial Week offered tips on how millennials can overcome financial challenges…

By Kali Wilder

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Paycheck

Tired of Living Paycheck to Paycheck? Escape Now

Because exhibiting champagne taste while on a beer budget can be detrimental to achieving your financial goals

If you are tired of feeling like you don’t have enough to save or spend…

By Ashley M Fox

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money

Getting the Most Out of the Money You Spend and the Money You Make

There are a few simple things people expect when it comes to exchanging money

Take a look at things from money’s perspective to find out how that money itself…

By Black Enterprise

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3 Wealth Lessons from A BE 100s Legend: Herman J. Russell

Learn money management practices and philosophies for your personal and business growth

I have had the great fortune to interview a number of business icons who have…

By Derek T. Dingle

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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teens

Teaching Teens About Money: 3 Key Lessons

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information and guidance about money

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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new baby

New Baby On The Way? 7 Money Moves To Make Now

Having a baby is a financial decision, and it’s critical to plan accordingly

The value of a human life will always be more than any price you can…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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“The only woman in the room” & how to change that by 2186

With passionate voices working every day to redefine the standard for gender equality, I believe…

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