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Why Your House Is Not an Investment

If you’re like most people, you were raised with the idea that the ultimate sign…

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Consumer Affairs

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‘Tis Better to Give, But Don’t Get Taken

Peak season for legitimate charities is also prime time for fund-raising scams.

If Everything Was On Sale, Why Are You Broke?

No matter what the commercials say, you can’t spend your way to savings. I repeat,…

Why You Must Practice Conscientious Consumerism

In order to effect lasting, systemic change, black people must engage in conscientious consumerism, even…

Credit & Debt Management

$400

Could You Scrape Together $400 If You Had To?

But then I’ve made pretty imprudent choices of my own. I think it’s interesting that…

Addicted to Retail? Stop Compulsive Spending

Also known as shopaholism or compulsive buying, compulsive spending should be taken as seriously as…

Does My Personal Credit Score Impact My Business?

Check out some need-to-know instances you may be unaware of when your business credit may…

Decoded

Decoded: Rihanna’s Brand is Definitely Not ‘Anti’ Profitability

Rihanna, who recently released her latest album ‘Anti,’ has a brand bankability not to be…

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…

Home Ownership

Homeownership

To Buy or Not to Buy? Millennials and Homeownership

Lauren Allah, Realtor at Luxury Home Enterprises, talks about the process of buying a home…

Egypt Sherrod’s 3 Keys to Making Money in Real Estate

Get the inside scoop on how to make money in real estate from Egypt Sherrod,…

Foreclosure Scams: Don’t Get Your House Stolen

Foreclosure scams can literally rob you of house and home, as well as ruin your…

Investing

African

How ADIS is Empowering the African Community

Over the weekend, hundreds of people gathered from the motherland to discuss how to increase…

When Your House Pays Your Monthly Car Payment

Discover how to use your home the smart way and make money from it. These…

Equity Allocation Strategies for Minority Tech Startups

MVP Accelerator Business Adviser Ara Ohanianhe shares insights regarding how equity can be used strategically…

Love & Money

Valentine's Day

For Valentine’s Day, Stop (Overspending) in the Name of Love!

Valentine’s Day is the official holiday to celebrate love. But because it’s almost exclusively a…

4 Keys to Protecting Your Money When Opening Your Heart

We make some of our most damaging money decisions because we mistakenly think love makes…

6 Reasons to Say ‘Never’ When It Comes to Your Money

For most things in life, you should never say never. However, there are some things…

Planning & Budgeting

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Gift Ideas to Give New Grads a Financial Head Start

Graduation season is just a few short months away, with only a semester to go…

6 Simple Budget Tips to Follow When You Become Self-Employed

Here are 6 simple budgeting tips to take into consideration when you’re looking to take…

These Financial Vices Keep You Broke and Make You Sick

We all have vices. Whether big or small, overt or secret, these nasty little habits…

Taxes

tax refund

Here Are 4 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

It’s important to not spend your entire tax refund. You must have a plan in…

3 Last Minute Tax Tips

With all of the rush to get our taxes finished on time, it can be…

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

The IRS is, however, willing to help you set up an installment plan that sets…

Wealth Management

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A Third of Blacks in This City Have Zero Net Worth

CFED and JPMorgan Chase are working to tackle the racial wealth gap and the lack…

5 Financial Basics Anyone Over 35—and Single—Must Have

Learn these financial basics that you need to have in place if you are over…

Image or Economics? Success in Business Begins With a Solid Foundation

Is the pursuit of image vs. economics eroding the foundation of your business? Learn 3…

How To

podcast

How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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paycheck

Here’s How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Living paycheck to paycheck can be a vicious cycle that seems so hard to break.…

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