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Should You Ever Borrow From Your 401(k)?

Is tapping into your account and taking a loan really considered a smart thing to do?

Should you ever borrow from your 401k? Is tapping into your account and taking a…

By Carrie Pink

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You’re Contributing To Your 401(K), Now What?

Having an idea of your goals, priorities, and the related costs, allows you to better assess the options available to help you get there

If you’re contributing to your 401k and ready to invest toward your other financial goals…

By Carrie Pink

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[Study] Women Are Feeling Financially Empowered

More women trusting financial instincts

“In fact, American women and men have a lot to learn from one another, as…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Women Should Save Money Differently Than Men

Author Terrell Dinkins says ‘mars/venus’ rule should apply to finances

“Because of divorce, widowhood or remaining single, many of us will have to carry the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Your Leap Year Financial Check List

BE's Stacey Tisdale shares tips with CNBC's Sharon Epperson

Black Enterprise Senior Editor of Personal Finance, Stacey Tisdale, shares tips on CNBC’s ‘On the…

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America Saves Week: Train Your Brain to Save Money

Part 2 - Move past your natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

Behavioral finance experts say, however, before we start beating ourselves up, we need to take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Striking a ‘Rich’ Balance Between Saving for Retirement and Their Children’s Education

The Rich family finds the right balance between retirement savings and education costs

Parents feel a responsibility to help their kids get through college without an enormous debt…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] Millennials Resorting to Payday Loans to Help Make Ends Meet

Here are some better ways to manage day-to-day financial challenges

“Millennials confront greater difficulties – including economic uncertainty, student debt – than those who came…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Expecting to Work After Retirement? Don’t Count On It

A study finds the ‘unexpected’ keeping majority of retirees out of the workforce

A study finds that a majority of Americans who plan to work in retirement are…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Takes On the Wealth Gap

Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline

In this special series, “Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline,” we highlight Congresswoman Maxine…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[BE Exclusive] Snoop Dogg Talks Guns, 401(k)s, and How Blacks Can Raise Their Financial Voice

Snoop wants you to unload gun stocks from your portfolio

BE Exclusive: Snoop Dogg talks to Black Enterprise on guns, 401 (k)’s, and how blacks…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Secret to the Stock Market: You’ve Got To Be In It To Win It

Why blacks panic sell at a higher rate and why we have to break the trend

There is no question that January was not for the faint of heart when it…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Ways to Prep for Retirement

Consider these tips if you're near retirement

We know retirement is inevitable, but it can feel far away so we drag our…

By Essence Gant

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Never Too Early to Plan: 5 Ways Millennials Can Build Wealth for the Future

Tips for getting young professionals prepared for retirement

It’s never too early to start planning for your future. One financial educator and consultant…

By Courtney Connley

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7 Savvy Year-End Tax Tips for Smart Consumers

It's never to early to plan, saving time and stress

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

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Report Finds Differences in Retirement Savings Habits

Roth IRA investors tend to be consistent savers

A recent report shows in any given year, more than three in 10 Roth IRA…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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5 Tips to Improve your 401(k) Plan

Make sure you don’t fall short and outlive your savings

Millions of Americans put their 401(k) plans on autopilot, have limited knowledge about how and…

By LaToya M. Smith

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5 Ways to Profit From Investing in the “Obama Economy”

Right now is the best time for you to invest.

The stock market has gotten off to a rip-roaring start this year. And right now…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Step Up Your 401(k) Investing

Latonda Henderson has been contributing to her 401(k) ever since she finished college and began…

By Donald Jay Korn

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