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Most Consumers Fear Running out of Money

If you want to get a handle on your debt, you’ll have to first identify…

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Consumer Affairs

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Most Consumers Fear Running out of Money

If you want to get a handle on your debt, you’ll have to first identify…

Watch out for Ebola Charity Scams

The Federal Trade Commission warns that scammers are ready and waiting to take advantage of…

Scammers Take Advantage of Ebola Scare

The FTC and FDA are making it clear that unsubstantiated claims will not be tolerated.…

Credit & Debt Management

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Report: Private Student Loan Borrowers Driven into Default

Some borrowers say they don’t receive enough information or assistance from lenders and servicers when…

Seniors Struggle to Replace Pre-Retirement Income

Across the nation, those age 65 and older have a median annual income that is…

Infographic: Are You Taking on Too Much Student Loan Debt?

Student loan debt is at an all-time high. In fact, nearly 11% of all student…

Decoded

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…

Home Ownership

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CFPB Study: Many Owners of Manufactured Homes Have Pricey Loans

Owners of manufactured homes tend to be older, live in rural neighborhoods, and have a…

Tips for Calculating Mortage Costs

A mortgage calculator can help you with determining how soon you’ll be able to pay…

Timeshare Nightmare: Waking Up & Walking Out Can Be Just A Pipe Dream

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On a vacation in Mexico six years ago, Jessica Martinez and her husband took…

Investing

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Tips for Embarking on an Encore Career

About 52% have fully retired from the workforce, up from 45% in 2011. However, some…

[Part 2] How to Catch Up With Your Retirement Savings

For 2014, the limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and…

[Part 1] How to Catch Up With Your Retirement Savings

Roughly 55% say they are in “fair” or “poor” shape when it comes to being…

Love & Money

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Should an Engagement Ring Be Financed?

Here’s how to understand where the engagement ring’s value truly lies.

Study: Couples Hesitant to Share Finances

Many couples prefer to separate their finances.

Numbers Game: What Happens If Beyoncé & Jay-Z Divorce?

As of now it’s all hearsay, but what are the business implications if Beyonce and…

Planning & Budgeting

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ICBA Study: Millennials Value Community Banks, Want to Be Bosses

Roughly 46% of the respondents reported that they are interested in learning the process of…

Money Advice for the Sandwich Generation

Many Sandwichers say their adult children pose more of a financial strain than their parents.…

How to Run Your Home More Like a CEO

All successful CEOs have one thing in common: They’re able to maintain a big-picture perspective.…

Taxes

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7 Savvy Year-End Tax Tips for Smart Consumers

These tax tips will help you save time and money. It’s never too early to…

Flying the Friendly Skies: 6 Tax Tips Every Business Traveler Should Know

Business travelers, don’t miss out on these tax breaks. They could put more money in…

Infographic: Kid-Friendly Tax Breaks

Get in on these child-related tax breaks.

Wealth Management

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[SURVEY] How Does Your Wealth Management Measure Up?

Massachusetts Mutual Life Company (MassMutual) took an in-depth look at African American household finances to…

Some Millennials Have Trust Issues When It Comes to Money

The millennials who responded to this survey expressed anxiety when it comes to their personal…

Securing a Legacy: Detroit Lions’ Rob Sims Shares His Personal Journey

If you think you don’t need life insurance, think again. Detroit Lions’ Rob Sims shares…

Women of Power

build a more inspired and productive team in 2014

3 Ways to Empower Yourself Outside the Office

Author and clinical therapist Terrie Williams shares three tips on professional and personal empowerment.

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Pam Grier to be Honored at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Pam Grier to be honored with the Legacy Award at Black Enterprise’s 2015 Women of…

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