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reality check

5 Reality Checks You Must Face to Fix Your Finances

One of the challenges of financial education is trying to get through to people who think the rules of smart money management do not apply to them.

Time to get real: You are NOT the exception to the rules of building wealth.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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When It Comes To Your Money, Are You A Hot Mess?

An exercise to give yourself a reality check—and maybe a much needed wake-up call—when it comes to your financial habits.

Check yourself. Before your wreck yourself.

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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free gift

When It’s a Free Gift, It’s Going to Cost You

Want to get better control of your spending? Stop being bamboozled by the word "free."

Stop being bamboozled by the word “free.”

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Vacation

5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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enrichers

Protect Your Wealth: Are You Surrounded by Enrichers or Drainers?

Your friends and associates can significantly influence how you handle your money

There are only two kinds of people in this world; those who enrich you and…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial

5 Ways Millennials Can Overcome Financial Challenges

Millennial experts share tips on entrepreneurship and maximizing your financial life

Prudential’s town hall during Millennial Week offered tips on how millennials can overcome financial challenges…

By Kali Wilder

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windfalls

How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected financial windfalls can be just as important as anticipating surprise expenses

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Marketing Frustrations

Eliminating Headaches: How to Decrease Marketing Frustrations

Tips to simplify the marketing process for your business

Marketing can be a very challenging function for small businesses. It takes a lot of…

By Sherron Washington

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new baby

New Baby On The Way? 7 Money Moves To Make Now

Having a baby is a financial decision, and it’s critical to plan accordingly

The value of a human life will always be more than any price you can…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial literacy

The “Budgetnista” Helps New Jersey Kids with Financial Literacy Bill

NJ effort to make financial education the law

“One of the most important lessons a person can learn is how to manage…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Eldercare: Taking Care of Aging Parents While Maintaining Financial Security

“Mr. Eldercare 101” sets the record straight with B.E.

Eldercare issues cross all racial, cultural, economic, religious, political, geographic etc. boundaries. It also…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Instagram Stars: 5 New School Women Empowering You Toward Building Wealth

These ladies offer that 'money mojo' to inspire you daily

Follow these five fab financial experts the next time you’re on Instagram looking for ways…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Money Moves To Make Before You Quit Your Day Job

Before you jump ship to pursue your dream of entrepreneurship, take steps to prepare for the financial shock of your transition.

Among the biggest and most intimidating aspects of the transition from employee to entrepreneur is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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black-couple-paying-bills

How to Decide Which Bills to Pay First

How to organize your expenses by priority

One of the most important, and largest bill in most households, is the mortgage or…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Best and Worst Places to Retire in 2016

Florida tops list of most ideal, while Rhode Island comes in as one of the least

Analysts compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 24 key metrics to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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[Watch] A Conversation With Millennials About Student Loan Debt Solutions

BE Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale talks money with millennials at Rider University

With student loan debt topping $1 trillion it is imperative that we educate students young…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Habits That Will Inevitably Sabotage Your Finances

Seemingly small purchases can add up to big debt

Unfortunately, there are a number of bad habits that can sabotage our financial well-being and…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Comedian Agunda Okeyo Talks Laughter, Fear, Money, and Broadway

Sisters of Comedy creator leaving her mark on the Great White Way

You don’t have to love money, but you must respect money. Many people, in my…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Could You Give Up These 15 Things For a Trip of a Lifetime?

Eliminating expenses can get you closer to your dream destination

Expense and affordability are two of the top reasons people give for not taking their…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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