Tag Archives: debt management

debt

Students Need Financial and Debt Management Skills

CGS and TIAA’s 3-year study aims at improving money management

The Council of Graduate Schools in conjunction with TIAA, the financial services organization, recently released…

By Robin White Goode

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
credit report

Get The 411 on Your Credit Score

A breakdown of the 5 factors that determine your credit score

Your FICO score (Fair Issac and Company ), is literally one of the most important…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
credit abuse

Average U.S. Household Owes Nearly $8,000 in Credit Card Debt

New survey shows debt levels highest since Great Recession

“We are now perilously close to a tipping point at which balances become unsustainable and…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
BE_student loan debt

How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

[Watch] Get Rid of Student Loan Debt in 3 Years!

B.E. Senior Editor Stacey Tisdale discusses often overlooked ways to tackle student loans

As student loan debt becomes a defining economic issue of our time, it’s more important…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
BE_student loan debt

Is Your Student Loan Debt Affecting Your Child’s Education Plans?

Survey finds parent’s student loans hurting ability to help kids

For many, it’s more than guilt and emotions, particularly when it comes to younger parents.…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , ,
Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels

My Six-Figure Student Debt Nightmare

Alabama State Rep. Anthony Daniels shares his story

Don’t get me wrong. I value my higher education. I empathize with our colleges and…

By BlackEnterprise.com

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

African American ‘Gen-Xodus’ and ‘Baby Boom Bail’ Coming for High-Priced Big Apple

High cost of living in New York City driving African Americans out

A study by the AARP finds that African American Gen Xers and Baby Boomers plan…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
money

The 3 Lies We ALL Tell Ourselves About Money

And the truths that will change your relationship with your finances forever

Through her many years as an activist in everything from fighting poverty and hunger around…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
estate planning

Estate Planning: Do You Need a Trust?

How to best serve those who put their trust in you

Think about the pain that comes with losing someone you love – someone you were…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
20150815_133522_Richtone(HDR)

Feature: Intrafamily Mortgages – Paying Your Family Instead of a Bank

How the Webb family keeps interest and payments all in the family

Intra-family loans work like traditional mortgages. There is a borrower, a third party institution that…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Chris and Mariah (2)

Image Maker to Celebs Like Mariah Carey Shares Tips on Protecting Wealth

Chris Chambers discusses financial pitfalls and successes

Chambers says a common thread in clients he has seen do well with money is…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Whatever you do, don't avoid or delay conversations about money.

College Students to Parents: Help Us Understand Money

Survey finds students lack confidence in personal finance and want parents help

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

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
student loan debt

3 Steps That Take The Stress Out of Student Loan Debt

The power of the plan

This story offers 3 tips that are key to creating a plan to get rid…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
(Image: File)

AAF Preview: Black Enterprise and Prudential Want You to Get Out of Debt

AAF panel set to help Blacks find their financial footing

Prudential and Black Enterprise are joining forces to bring attendees at this year’s African American…

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
(Image: Worldchannel.org)

The Price of Growing Up ‘The Only’ Black

Tips that help you and your children manage racial isolation

Growing up in racial isolation can impact everything from relationships to financial behavior in adulthood.

By Stacey Tisdale

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,
(Image: Thinkstock)

Consumer Tip: When to Close a Credit Card

Your daily money bite

There are times when you should close a credit card.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , ,
(File: Image)

Poll: Consumers are Concerned about Financial Stability

Do finances keep you up at night?

Roughtly 66% of respondents are not sure how to attain financial stability.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , ,
(File: thinkstock)

Infographic: How Americans Plan to Save in the New Year

What are your savings goals?

Saving money is one of the top financial resolutions for this year.

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: File)

18% of Consumers Say They’ll Never Get out of Debt

Will you be in debt for the rest of your life?

Do you feel like you’ll be be paying off your mountain of debt forever?

By Sheiresa Ngo

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,