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Cost of Caregiving Takes Many by Surprise

A little under half of family caregivers say they spend more than $5,000 annually on…

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Consumer Affairs

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Walmart Now Offers Low-Cost Checking Accounts

Are you looking to open a checking account? GoBank might be just what you’re looking…

FTC Issues Refunds to Consumers Affected by AmeriDebt Scam

Consumers were allegedly deceived regarding fees and were led to believe that AmeriDebt was a…

Infographic: Countries with the Highest Customer Satisfaction

If you’re looking for a super-awesome customer service experience, you’re going to have to travel…

Credit & Debt Management

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Student Loan Defaults Decline, Yet Number Remains High

Among all colleges, about 13.7% defaulted within three years of entering repayment.

Older Americans Saddled with Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt has an impact on a much larger group of people than might…

Federal Reserve Decides Not to Change Swipe Fees

The Federal Reserve has decided to keep current credit card swipe fees in place.

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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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…

Infographic: Know Your Mortgage Rights

Here’s a breakdown of what homeowners are entitled to with their mortgage.

Investing

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Nas, Snoop Dogg Bet Big On Robinhood App

App makers look to eliminate the middleman, make investing free and easy, making it attractive…

[Part 2] Retirement Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Are you caught between saving for retirement while taking care of your children’s needs as…

TIAA-CREF Survey Details Retirement Contribution Challenges

Research has found that workers are losing out hugely in terms of retirement contributions, with…

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

MONEY

ATM Overdraft Fees Reach All-Time High

The average overdraft fee of $32.74 set a new record high for the 16th consecutive…

Infographic: The Financial Lives of Working Mothers

Roughly 40% of working mothers are taking the lead when it comes to providing for…

Cost of Caregiving Takes Many by Surprise

A little under half of family caregivers say they spend more than $5,000 annually on…

Taxes

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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.

Moving for a Job? Don’t Forget These Tax Breaks

If you’re planning a job-related move this summer, you’ll be delighted to know that you…

Wealth Management

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Circle of Sisters Expo Returns to New York to Empower Women

Circle of Sisters Expo, New York’s largest expo for women of color, will begin Saturday,…

Infographic: Wealthbuilding Habits of the Rich

If you want to be wealthy, take a few small steps each day to get…

Top of the Upper Class: 155 New Billionaires Minted in 2014

Michael Jordan and other new faces join the billionaire club, bringing total accumulated wealth to…

Women of Power

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Mellody Hobson and Judy Smith to Speak at Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Leading female CEOs Mellody Hobson and Judy Smith will serves as keynote speakers at Black…

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10 African Women of Power

From global ambassadors to young international leaders, these 10 African women have truly showcased what…

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