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Rebuilding Finances after Divorce

Cutting ties after age 50 could have a significant impact on finances

 
Carefully managing your money can be a balancing act. This is especially true for those…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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TIAA-CREF Financial Planner Talks Managing Finances after Divorce

Make sure you have a solid plan in place

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Carefully managing your money can be a balancing act. This is especially true…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Estate Planning Tips

Plan ahead for your future

While death and dying are not pleasant topics, it’s important to make sure you plan…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Personal Finance Word of the Day: Uniform Transfer to Minors Act

Your daily money bite

Word of the day: Uniform Transfer to Minors Act
If you are a parent or grandparent,…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Black Enterprise Financial All-Star: Michelle Oliver

Advice from Black Enterprise's top experts

Life insurance purchases are important

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Black Enterprise Financial All-Star: Lori Ann Douglass Talks End of Life Planning

Advice from Black Enterprise's top experts

Do your disability and estate planning now

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Ensuring a Legacy of Wealth

David Harris learned firsthand how to avoid a common mistake that can derail estate planning

When Harris’ stepmother died, his father could not find information about prepaid burial arrangements, nor…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Estate Planning With Your Children in Mind

Leaving money to pay for burial costs as well as to heirs is just part of the estate planning process.

Life insurance payouts can be used to pay off debts and loans, making it possible…

By LaToya M. Smith

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Living in a committed relationship without the benefit of marriage creates unique challenges for financial planning.

Financial Advice for The Committed, But Unmarried

In a long-term relationship, but not ready to put a ring on it? Here are steps to honor your partnership while protecting your finances.

People not married but in long-term committed relationships have many of the same financial concerns…

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Don’t Forget Your Digital Estate Plan

Make sure directives for online accounts are in place before you die

You might have key estate planning documents such as a will, trust, power of attorney,…

By Shandra Hill Smith

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Protecting Your Assets

Jefrey Jones’ 80-year-old widowed, childless aunt suffers with dementia. As the primary steward for her…

By Emerald S. Morrow

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The Team You Need for Your Year-End Financial Checkup

At a time when it’s about the parties and festivities, it can be hard to…

By Black Enterprise

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New Data Shows Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Is Widening

Experts attribute gap to recession-related stress

The Atlanta Post reports widening of life expectancy gap between whites and African Americans.

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End of the World Checklist: Do You Have Your Financial House in Order?

What will your financial legacy say about you when your world ends?

BlackEnterprise.com’s checklist to prepare to leave behind your financial legacy via estate planning and living…

By Janell Hazelwood

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5 Tips on How to Handle Sudden Wealth

Whether you just signed a multi-million dollar contract or inherited property from a wealthy relative, here are some tips to help you keep—and grow—your wealth responsibly

Whether you’ve just signed a multi-million dollar contract, won the lottery, or inherited property from…

By Robert J. Gordon

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Why You Need a Living Will

This often-ignored estate planning component offers greater control over your future--and makes a difficult time easier on your loved ones

Studies suggest African Americans are largely unaware of living wills and their value. According to…

By Bridget McCrea

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In the News: Clinton to Meet Libyan Rebel Leaders; AOL Layoffs; Feud Over Etta James’ Estate

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

A few noteworthy headlines around the Web

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WATCH: How Estate Planning Protects Your Family

The key components you need to put in place

As tough as it is to hear, the reality is that none of us are…

By Elayne Fluker

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Year-End Financial Checkup

Use this guide to help you evaluate your financial health

Here are some guidelines to help you conduct your own financial checkup.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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