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[WATCH] B.E.’s Stacey Tisdale Talks ‘Kids and Money’ on NBC’s “Positively Black”

How parents can raise money smart kids

Communication: We must have open and honest conversations about money with our children so…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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

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Getting Out of Credit Card Debt Once and For All

Creating a debt payment plan you can stick to

As a part of the overall spending plan, credit card debt payments should not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Hurricane Katrina Can Teach Us About Insurance and Credit Card Debt

How bad credit leads to higher insurance premiums

In addition, the Consumer Federation of America finds that just 57% of people surveyed were…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Whatever Happened to Generation X?

The 'forgotten generation' is dealing with debt, declining marketability, and other financial challenges

Generation X, often called the ‘forgotten generation’ struggles with debt and the responsibilities of taking…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Tips For Dealing with Debt Collectors

Things to know when a third-party debt collector contacts you

Here are tips and strategies to help you communicate effectively with debt collectors.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Eliminating Debt

3 Common Debt Relief Options For Entrepreneurs

You may feel trapped, but there are ways out

Too much debt can lead to serious financial trouble, especially if business owners are using…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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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

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How to Maximize Your GI Bill Housing Allowance

Identify which states give you the best 'bang for your buck'

As a veteran using your GI Bill, do you know which states give you the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Don’t Let Student Loan Debt Stress You Out

Three tips that will help you breathe

Our society tends to make debt a moral question, in many instances, equating a person’s…

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When Your Marriage Dream Turns Into a Financial Nightmare

3 tips to help you when finances negatively impact your marriage

Three tips to help when finances negatively impact your marriage.

By Kenny Pugh

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For-Profit College Students Refuse to Pay Back Their Student Loans

Group asking Education Department to forgive their debt

Students who attended for-profit online schools now refuse to pay their student loans.

By Robin White Goode

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Women Gets Student Loan Debt Wiped Clean

26-year-old gets $54,000 of debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story

Rhea Shannon gets her student debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story.

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60s and beyond. Continue to work closely with your financial planner to make sure you are carefully managing your money.

Financial Literacy Month: What to Do if You or a Loved One is Retiring With Debt

Five tips that can lighten your load

Financial Literacy Month: What to do if you or a loved one is retiring…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Screw College Debt

How to go to college without breaking the bank

Book review of Screw College Debt by a former student who saved money while earning…

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Money Made Easy: ‘Queen of Green’ Talks Eliminating Debt and Creating Cash Flow

LaShawne Holland: 'Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune'

Financial literacy advocate and money expert LaShawne Holland share her journey to help African Americans,…

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Consumer Tip: Get a Copy of Your Specialty Report

Your daily money bite

Thanks to a warning sent by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to specialty consumer reporting…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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CFPB Fights Student Debt Relief Scams

Bureau aims to put an end to underhanded practices

Some students seeking debt relief were lured into a sneaky scam.

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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

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Credit Cards

Three Things That Trigger a Hard Credit Inquiry

Tips for managing your credit

If your New Year’s resolution is to improve your credit, then you’re probably wondering which…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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