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empower

4 Ways to Empower Yourself Professionally and Personally

Success happens by choice, not chance. Here are the most powerful qualities you must cultivate…

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3 Simple Steps To Scrubbing Your Budget

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set a budget and make it much more realistic.

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set…

By Carrie Pink

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stocks

Teaching Kids How to Invest in Stocks

JackieTrust teaches financial literacy, matching consumer interests to stock purchases

Jackie Marshall wanted to offer adults a simple process to give meaningful, age-appropriate gifts to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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market

6 Strategies to Profit in Any Market

Even as the Dow closes above 19,000, you can still utilize these strategies to profit in any market

In light of the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing above 19000, here is important investment…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Should You Ever Borrow From Your 401(k)?

Is tapping into your account and taking a loan really considered a smart thing to do?

Should you ever borrow from your 401k? Is tapping into your account and taking a…

By Carrie Pink

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Black Friday

Don’t Let Black Friday Put You in the Red

Follow this advice to ensure Black Friday doesn’t leave you broke

Smart shopping expert Erin Warren shares a few tips that will help Black Friday shoppers…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Intel HBCU Grant Program

4 Steps To Help Manage Student Loan Repayment

College is a worthwhile investment, and it’s possible to have a manageable plan to pay off student loans

The pressure of student loan debt can be a stressor for African American students, who…

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new year

How to Key Up For Success In the New Year

Here's how to gear up for a successful year

Welcome in the new year with open arms by implementing the following three strategies that…

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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personal wealth

Increase Your Income 20%-40% Without Leaving Your Job

Here's how to boost earnings at your current job without having to get another degree.

Chris Daniel, PMP equips today’s leaders to earn six figures with powerful skills that boost…

By Elisha Lowe RN, BSN, MBA

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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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mayor

Think Like a Mayor: 4 Effective Life Management Strategies

Thinking like a mayor can help you to become more productive and effective in all aspects of life

Valuable takeaways from a fireside chat with the former mayor Henry Cisneros and current mayors…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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black people at dinner

Female Breadwinners Leading Households and Families More Than Ever

Becoming highly-educated and 'bringing home the bacon' can only help our journey

As family dynamics and gender roles continue to evolve, there is another role that continues…

By Carrie Pink

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Angel Rich

Meet The Game Changing Founder Of The Wealth Factory

The ed-tech entrepreneur is building games that teach financial literacy

Angel Rich, the co-founder and CEO of The Wealth Factory Inc., is an ed-tech entrepreneur…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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millennials

Just in Time for Halloween: 5 Frightening Money Mistakes That Can Haunt Millennials

Five frightening financial errors millennials must avoid

In the spirit of Halloween, check out this hair-raising list of 5 money mistakes that…

By Derek T. Dingle

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FinTech

6 Ways FinTech Will Improve Your Financial Life

Here's how fintech companies are improving the financial lives of consumers like you

Richard Cordray, the director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, shared how FinTech is reshaping financial…

By Derek T. Dingle

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millennial women

Millennial Women Face Major Gender Gap in Their Financial Wellness

How the gender gap still greatly impacts the finances of millennial females

Learn why millennial women struggle more for financial wellness, as gender gap has an even…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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enrichers

Protect Your Wealth: Are You Surrounded by Enrichers or Drainers?

Your friends and associates can significantly influence how you handle your money

There are only two kinds of people in this world; those who enrich you and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Home Sharing

National Retirement Security Week: Boost Your Post-Career Income Through Home-Sharing

In honor of National Retirement Security Week, here are a few tips on how to increase your income with home-sharing

Millions of retirees continue to figure out how to live comfortably during their post-career years—a…

By Derek T. Dingle

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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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How To

Equifax hack

After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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JavaScript Developer

How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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