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50 Cent Owes at Least $10 million, Files for Bankruptcy

Curtis Jackson III, better known as Rapper 50 Cent, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection…

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Improve Your Credit Worthiness

How your credit score is affecting you

In some instances credit score can impact a job offer, a factor many can ill-afford…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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[STUDY] Wealth Gap for Black and White Homeowners Hurting Future Generations

A study finds an inability to pass on generational wealth

A study finds the racial wealth gap increased dramatically after the housing crisis, causing challenges…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Price of Growing Up ‘The Only’ Black

Tips that help you and your children manage racial isolation

Growing up in racial isolation can impact everything from relationships to financial behavior in adulthood.

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Big Apple’s Giving a Big Boost to Minority Asset Managers

NYC to consider diversity when selecting money management firms

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has taken formal steps to make ensure that firms…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Black Money Matters to Financial Service Companies

How the numbers are working in our favor

Blacks households earning $75,000 or more are the fastest growing income group. This has not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Rep Joyce Beatty Introduces Bill to Give Homebuyers Knowledge and Money

Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline

In this special series, “Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline,” we highlight Rep. Joyce…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Women Gets Student Loan Debt Wiped Clean

26-year-old gets $54,000 of debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story

Rhea Shannon gets her student debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story.

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Does Your Family Want an Extra $120k in Retirement Income? If Yes, Read This

What we don’t know about social security is costing us billions

Social Security along with America Saves, the American Savings Education Council, and the Women’s Institute…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Five Money Experts Millennials Should Follow

Tips from these gurus could help millennials get a tighter hold of their finances

Though many millennials have access to better education and employment opportunities than their parents, they are still confronted…

By Essence Gant

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Over 3.1 Million Americans Expected to See a Pay Raise in the New Year

20 states planning to increase minimum wages on New Years day

On January 1st, 20 states will increase their minimum wage rates, leading to a major…

By Courtney Connley

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Decoded: 6 Power Women Who Drove Culture and Conversation in 2014

In 2014, women of color inspired conversations about issues that matter and shaped culture around…

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BE Buy Black Holiday Gift Guide: Part Two

Great gifts for the foodie, reader, well-dressed gentleman and more

The Holiday season is officially upon us and that time to exchange gifts will be…

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BE Buy Black Holiday Gift Guide: Part One

Gifts from Beyoncé's stylist, Shark Tank cooks and more!

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Despite African-Americans’ $1 trillion buying power, which is expected to reach $1.3 trillion by…

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Living Single: 5 Easy Money-Saving Tips for Young Adults

What other money saving tips can you think of? Share below

Living single in your 20′s? Help maximize your funds by trying these five easy money…

By Essence Gant

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The Best Times of the Year to Snag a Deal

You can score a great deal if you know when to shop

Savings.com collected and analyzed shopping data from 2009 to 2013 to help you decide the…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Cyber Crimes Top Consumers’ List of Fears

Many are spooked by potential identity theft

A Gallup study finds consumers fear getting their identity hacked more than any other crime…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How Millennials Can Score in the Game of Wealth Building

Conserve your cash, increase your financial acumen, and invest money in vehicles that produce solid long-term returns

Millennials, when should you start planning for your financial future? Today. Here’s how.

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10 Ways To Protect Your Mobile Payments

Follow these steps to protect yourself financially

With the announcement by Apple Inc., millions of Americans can now begin using a new…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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[REACTIONS] Beauty Business Boss Moves: L’Oreal Acquires Carol’s Daughter

Consumers respond to news with mixed emotions, from cheers to disappointment

Beauty giant L’Oreal has acquired Carol’s Daughter, founded by Lisa Price, for an undisclosed amount,…

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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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