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Personal Finance Author Manisha Thakor Talks About Women and Money

Money can be a touchy subject for some women. Words like “saving” and “investing” can be very…

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Consumer Affairs


Personal Finance Author Manisha Thakor Talks About Women and Money

Money can be a touchy subject for some women. Words like “saving” and “investing” can be very…

Jobless Rate Down in 21 States

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports about 21 states had decreases in unemployment rates,…

2.6 Million Cards Affected in Data Breach at Michaels Stores

Michaels Stores announced that approximately 2.6 million cards may have been affected in a security…

Credit & Debt Management


Time Series Payment Data Now Part of Credit Reports

Changes are coming to your consumer credit report. The way the information on your…

4 Interesting Credit Facts

Here are a few things you might not know about credit cards:
1. You can…


Over the course of his career, Chef Roble has positioned himself as a serial entrepreneur.

From Roblé Ali, Tasty Dishes to Wear

Chef Roblé, is at it again.

Decoded: It’s A Different World Without TV’s Favorite Cast

Black Enterprise takes a look at the cast members of A Different World after they…

Family Matters Decoded: The 411 on Chicago’s Favorite Family

From Kellie Shangyne Williams to Telma Hopkins, Black Enterprise looks into the lives of the…

Home Ownership

In some U.S. markets, it's better to own than rent (Image: ThinkStock)

How to Qualify for the FHA Back to Work Program

That all changed with the FHA Back to Work Program, which lets homebuyers make a…

Federal Housing Official: ‘There’s Help Available for Struggling Homeowners’

The HARP Program is the government refinance program for borrowers who are current, but underwater

Personal Finance Word of the Day: Adjustable-Rate Mortgage

Adjustable-rate mortgages are making a comeback. A recent article in The Wall Street Journal says…



What You Should Know Before Investing in Municipal Bonds

When considering investing money in municipal bonds, you will want to know what you are…

American Workers Still Struggling to Save for Retirement

The TIAA-CREF Lifetime Income Survey found that 65% of Americans are saving 10% or less…

Young and Investing? Here’s Some Tips for Success

This is your chance to get free money—take it

Love & Money


5 Tips for Talking to Your Spouse About Finances

It is important to know how much money is coming into and going out…

Love and Money: Should You File a Joint Tax Return?

Here’s some information to help you decide

The Cost of Raising a Child Continues to Rise

Raising children is more expensive than you think

Planning & Budgeting


How to Deal With a Financial Crisis

Financial crisis does not, however, have to be the end of your world

3 Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Money

It is very tempting to give children allowances, but this does not teach them that…

4 Ways To Boost Your Money IQ For Financial Literacy Month

Boost your IQ with these proven steps


tax tips

What to Do if You Make a Mistake on Your Taxes

You can use Form 1040X, Amended U.S. Individual Income Tax Return, to correct errors

How to Apply a Tax Filing Extension

Just in case you didn’t know—your taxes were due yesterday.  If you just didn’t get around to…

What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Tax Bill

An installment agreement allows you to pay a debt over a period of time

Wealth Management

estate planning

Personal Finance Word of the Day: Uniform Transfer to Minors Act

Word of the day: Uniform Transfer to Minors Act
If you are a parent or grandparent,…

You Could Win Mega Millions And Still End Up Broke

If you could just hit the lottery, you’d be set for life. Or would you?…

How One Black Enterprise Reader is Helping Black-Owned Businesses

Wade isn’t shy about her mission to help black businesses.

Women of Power

Venus Williams

Watch Sonia Alleyne’s Interview with Venus Williams at This Year’s Women of Power Summit [Video]

Venus Williams was one of the featured speakers at this year’s Women of Power Summit.

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Women of Power: Pushing Past Fear To Make Your Next Career Move

At the Black Enterprise Women of Power summit, attendees learn how to push past fears…

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