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Congress and Church Take Aim at Payday Lending

Congress and members of the clergy take aim at the payday lending industry and how…

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Consumer Affairs

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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

Use these tips to squeeze the gap between your economic potential and see results.

How to Choose the Best Car Insurance

Whether you need car insurance for the first time or are shopping around for a…

10 Savvy Ways to Save Money Dining Out

We all know that dining out can be prohibitively expensive. But making smart decisions can…

Credit & Debt Management

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Retiring Your Debt Before You Retire

Research shows that workers with debt are worried about retirement. This story offers tips on…

Congress and Church Take Aim at Payday Lending

Congress and members of the clergy take aim at the payday lending industry and how…

How to Avoid Unnecessary Bank and Credit Card Fees

Here are a few tips for minimizing or avoiding unnecessary banking and credit card fees…


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Decoded: The Money Behind Winning a Grammy

Many have wondered if artists get paid for performing at the Grammy’s or if they…

Missy Elliott Post-Super Bowl Sales Projected to Jump 1,000 Percent

Missy Elliott still remains a trending topic since her show stopping Super Bowl performance. Currently…

Money Decoded: The Ratings Behind Some of the Best Super Bowl Ads

Did you know a 30 second commercial spot aired during the Super Bowl cost marketers…

Home Ownership


What Higher Rates Will Mean for Homebuyers and Homeowners

The Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates as soon as September. What does…

[STUDY] Wealth Gap for Black and White Homeowners Hurting Future Generations

A study finds the racial wealth gap increased dramatically after the housing crisis, causing challenges…

What To Do if Your Mortgage is More Than Your House

The numbers are improving, but 8 million people have mortgages that are worth more than…


Uganda Prime Minister

Uganda Prime Minister Discusses Entrepreneurship and Investing as Obama Visits Africa

BE talks with Prime Minister of Uganda, Rohakana Rogunda, as President Obama visits Africa to…

Is the Chinese Stock Market Hurting Your 401 (k)?

For the moment, the biggest worry U.S. stock holders seem to have when it comes…

Dow Hits 5-Month Low On Day NYSE Trading Stops

When the market closed at 11:32 AM ET for nearly 4 hours, the Dow Jones…

Love & Money


[STUDY] Finances Are Top of Mind For LGBT Couples

Wells Fargo survey reveals how marriage equality is impacting LGBT couples money plans.

Love and Money: Is Your Boo a Burden on Your Bottom Line?

This story gives tips on love and money, to help people deal with the human…

Married to the Boss: Can Marriage, Money and Multimedia Mix?

One couple who have worked together for nearly a two decades in the stressful world…

Planning & Budgeting

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[VIDEO] “Being Mary Jane” Producer Mara Brock Akil Gets Real About Passion and Money

Mara Brock Akil sat down with BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale and shared how she…

College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

A survey finds that college students lack confidence and knowledge about managing money and look…

6 Tips to Help You Budget Better

There are different budgeting styles and strategies suitable for a various personality types.


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5 Mid-Year Tips for Small Business Owners

Both large and small companies may benefit from simple business practices that will increase clientele,…

Prepare for New Tax Bill to Accompany Marriage

There is a new tax for walking down the aisle, which may result in a…

3 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Tonya Rapley gives three smart ways to spend your tax refund this year.

Wealth Management

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Why You Need Life Insurance for Your Child

Needless to say, it is very difficult to talk to people about getting life insurance…

Financial ‘Musts’ for Gen X Black Women

Gen X Black women, are feeling pinched, often balancing childcare, eldercare, and career. This story…

Pay-Gap Pushing More Women into Multiple Jobs Than Men

A survey conducted by Economic Policy Institute economist Valerie Wilson found that women are more…

Women of Power

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Women of Power: 4 Boss Moves to Get Salary You Deserve

As the pay gap for women and men is highlighted today for Equal Pay Day,…

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10th Women of Power Summit Most Successful of All Time

Last week, Black Enterprise’s 10th Women of Power Summit, hosted by State Farm in Ft.…

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