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Progress Report

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

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Marriage and Money: Getting on the Same Page

Lateshia Woodley, 35, and Alex Kelly, 33, of Ellenwood, Georgia, have come a long way.…

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Taking Control

Investing for long-term goals is important to Acie. Many African Americans, regardless of age or…

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Kicking Bad Money Habits

While on their honeymoon 12 years ago, Tamela and Omar Martin mapped out their lives…

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Attacking Student Loan Debt

Mitchell’s debt is a combination of money he used for UNH’s tuition and fees,…

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Life After Death

A death in the family is always emotionally demanding, but it can have lasting effects…

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Using Wealth For Life As A Way of Life

Our results are in! Last week, we asked how you’d spend $2,000 if selected as…

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POLL: What Would You Do If B.E. Gave You $2,000?

For a decade, Black Enterprise has awarded scores of our readers $2000 to kick-start their…

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Why Black Enterprise Gave Away A Quarter Million Dollars

As editor-in-chief of BLACK ENTERPRISE, one of the perks of my job is giving our…

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Eyes on the Prize

Friends and family aren’t likely to find April McLemore shopping in stores such as Nordstrom…

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Investing In Education

Dwayne Thomas learned all about the stock and bond markets as a finance major at…

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Rewriting the Financial Playbook

Malcolm Johnson has had a good handle on his money since retiring seven years ago…

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Financial Challenge

Sophonia Hardaway saves for her daughter’s ­college education as a way to honor her own…

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Drafting a Financial Plan

Dion and Sherrunda Adkins both grew up in families that struggled financially. “In our family…

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Building Wealth

Ebony Smith says losing her job was a blessing in disguise. In 2008, the former…

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Staying on Track

Like mother, like daughter. And that’s just fine by Dasha Lundy. Her mother taught her…

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High Hopes

Jason Gray has big plans. He wants to be the first of his five siblings…

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Making Changes

Richard Battles created a lifetime of memories during his 20-year Naval career. He lived in…

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Balancing Act

After Shelly Robertson’s nine-year marriage ended in 2006, she quickly adjusted her lifestyle. As part…

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Getting on Track

Tyvi Small is pursuing a doctorate in higher education administration. But when it comes to…

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How To

Cultural bias

Ask Sheree: When an Employee Suffers Cultural Bias

What should I do when I sense that my manager is culturally biased against me?
First…

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Startups

How to Start a Profitable T-Shirt Business

T-shirts are contemporary wardrobe staples for men, women, and children today. Building an online T-shirt…

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