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How to Reprogram Your Brain to Save Money

Moving past our natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

When it comes to managing the our brain’s hardwiring against saving, Klonz says the solution…

By Stacey Tisdale

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When One Spouse Retires First

3 tips for keeping the peace when you’re on different paths

Things can get tricky, however, when the person sleeping next to you does have to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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President Obama Makes Good on Promise to Help Americans Save for Retirement

Free myRA retirement accounts launch nationwide

“myRA is designed to remove common barriers to saving, and give people an easy way…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The 10 Reasons You Aren’t Rich and 10 Ways to Change That

Get your mind right and your money will follow

Money certainly doesn’t define the type of person you are. Some of the nicest people…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Trick or Treat: The Scariest Credit Cards on the Market

Find out which card issuers are being naughty and which are being nice

When you consider that the average American household that carries debt struggles with credit card…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Financial Chains That Bind: Victims of Domestic Abuse

An interview with YWCA (USA) CEO Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron

“While this type of abuse leaves no bruises, it can be one of the most…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Derrick and Marlow Daniels: Leaving a Legacy of Love and Financial Security for Their Children

Stepping up for their girls

“The danger of not doing estate planning is that the state in which you reside…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Part 2: Star Jones Reveals the Financial Mistake That Was Her Greatest Teacher

She learned her lesson early and was able to reverse bad habits

“I had to get real with the fact that I am my own back-up plan,”…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Attention Consumers: ATM and Overdraft Fees Are Climbing

How to keep more of your money in your pocket

While the best way to avoid these fees are to keep good records, stick to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Blacks Should Know About Stock Market Sell-Offs

Taking stock of your emotions when stocks are tanking

“Many of the blacks who are investing and climbing the wealth ladder are experiencing early…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Your Family is Probably Owed $120,000 in Unclaimed Social Security Benefits

New AARP study finds we need to know more about Social Security

Matthew Allen and Catherine Hormats founded a company called Social Security Advisors. They say 70%…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Fitness for Unmarried Couples During ‘Unmarried and Single Americans Week’

Financial realities of saying “I’m Yours” without a wedding ring

“When a couple gets married, there’s many legal rights and benefits that are awarded to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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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

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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

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How Buying a Historic Home Can Save You Money

Hattie Wilson's story of becoming a homeowner

Choose a good realtor. Inquire about available properties in historic districts. Select a realtor that…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[STUDY] Blacks Own More Life Insurance Than Whites

Why blacks are at the top of the life insurance gap

While the reasons behind the higher rates of coverage reflect social disparities that play out…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Legal Matters Prospective Parents May Want to Consider

Lauren Lake, of Paternity Court, talks financial planning for new families

Lauren Lake of ‘Paternity Court,’ shares five legal matters that prospective parents may want to…

By Brittany Dandy

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Financial ‘Musts’ for Gen X Black Women

A girlfriend’s guide to building wealth

Gen X Black women, are feeling pinched, often balancing childcare, eldercare, and career. This story…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Financial Pitfalls of Growing Up In Racial Isolation

There’s a price to growing up as ‘the only’ black

Psychologists and financial experts have observed, however, that if left unchecked, the coping strategies students…

By Stacey Tisdale

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