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Sprint Overcharges Customers, Fined $105 Million

Sprint overcharges customers and faces a $105 million lawsuit.

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Consumer Affairs


Walgreens State of Small Gifting Report

If you’re still trying to figure out what to get your housekeeper or you just…

Sprint Overcharges Customers, Fined $105 Million

Sprint overcharges customers and faces a $105 million lawsuit.

Consumer Tip: Take Advantage of Free Shipping Day

If you’re still pulling your holiday shopping list together, today is your lucky day.

Credit & Debt Management


CFPB Report Reveals Decline in College Credit Card Agreements

There has been a nearly 70% reduction in the number of credit card agreements since…

18% of Consumers Say They’ll Never Get out of Debt

Do you feel like you’ll be be paying off your mountain of debt forever?

CFPB Announces New Rules for Medical Debt Collection and Reporting

If you have an outstanding medical debt on your credit report, then you understand the…



Kevin Hart Turns Social Media Fans into Million-Dollar Wins At the Box Office

With over 40 million followers across social-media channels, Kevin Hart used his #Hustlehart work ethic…

Decoded: Top Celebrity-Owned Liquor Brands

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Celebrities and liquor endorsements have been synonymous since the days of Prohibition, and in…

Decoded: 6 Made-For-TV Biopics and Why We Loved (or Hated) Them

With Lifetime’s Whitney Houston set to debut in 2015, here’s a breakdown of six other…

Home Ownership

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WalletHub Releases 2014 Mortgage Insurance Report

Personal finance site WalletHub recently unveiled its 2014 Mortgage Insurance Report in an effort to…

Ways to Save When Finding Your First Apartment

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If ever in your teenage years you mumbled, “I can’t wait to get…

CFPB Proposes Expanded Foreclosure Protections

In an effort to address unsatisfactory mortgage servicing practices, the CFPB introduced rules that would…


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Study: Generation X Unprepared for Healthcare Costs During Retirement

Generation X is not prepared when it comes to managing healthcare costs during retirement.

My Fab Finance’s Tonya Rapley Celebrates Black Enterprise Cover

Black Enterprise October cover subject, Tonya Rapley, host celebration event in New York City.

Study Reveals Some IRA Investors Take an Extreme Approach

Roughly 56% of IRA owners had either all of their IRA money in equities or…

Love & Money

money and love

AXA Advisors’ Ainka Munroe Talks Women, Money and Divorce (Part 2)

Munroe offers her insights on how women can take control of their financial destiny no…

How to Plan a Wedding on a Budget

When planning your nuptials, you don’t have to go broke. Here’s how to plan a…

Survey: 45% of Couples Think They’d Be Richer if They Were Single

Gender and age play a role in one’s opinion on whether staying single or coupling…

Planning & Budgeting

student loan debt

10 College Scholarships for Minority Students

Check out this roundup of some of the top scholarship opportunities designed to benefit minority…

5 Tips for Lowering Your Winter Heating Bill

If you’re looking for ways to save on your heating bill, there are plenty of…

Watch out for Car and Home Insurance Surprises

If your goal is to save money this coming year, then you should definitely be…


tax tips

Year-End Tax Planning Tips

The end of the year is the perfect time to get your taxes in order.

IRS Releases Updated Standard Mileage Rates

The standard mileage rates are used to figure the deductible costs of using a vehicle…

Deck the Halls With Savings: 5 Tips to Slash Your 2014 Tax Liability

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but don’t forget about those last-minute tax strategies you…

Wealth Management

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BE Buy Black Holiday Gift Guide: Part Two

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

Wealth Gap Widens Between Black and White Households

As American families recover from the Great Recession’s brutal economic blow, the recovery in white and black households…

Consumer Tip of the Day: Protect Elderly Veterans from Financial Abuse

Be very leery if the caller asks you to wire funds or send personal information.…

Women of Power


Quality Connections: How to Use Social Media to Advance Your Professional Brand

Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit panelist LC Johnson teaches women how to brand themselves…

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Legacy Award Honoree: How Charlayne Hunter-Gault Helped Desegregate Schools

Legacy Award recipient and journalist Charlayne Hunter-Gault was one of the first blacks to desegregate…

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