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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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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

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Are You and Your Honey on the Same Page About Money?

Tips for creating financial harmony

Not only did a new study find that couples are not on the same page,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Twitter Chat: Jacquette Timmons to Talk Black Women and Finances

The financial expert to help us manage our purses

Financial behaviorist Jacquette Timmons will address financial planning as it relates to black women in…

By Essence Gant

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7 Savvy Year-End Tax Tips for Smart Consumers

It's never to early to plan, saving time and stress

These tax tips will help you save time and money. It’s never too early to…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Things No One Has Ever Told You About Budgeting

Before you make a financial plan, take these steps

There are some hard truths you must know before creating a good budget that will…

By Patrice C. Washington

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Throwback Thursday: Money Tips for New Grads

You're out of school and (if you're lucky) on the job. Next: a plan to manage your cash

If you’re among the young adults who have just graduated from college and landed their…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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The Cost of Raising a Child Continues to Rise

Buy a Bentley? Or have a baby? The Bentley could be cheaper

Raising children is more expensive than you think

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Black Enterprise Financial All-Star: Katrina H. Everett Talks Income Strategy

Advice from Black Enterprise's top experts

Make sure you have sufficient liquidity in cash reserves in case of an emergency

By Sheiresa Ngo

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6 Steps for Getting Noticed in Any Setting

4 Tips for Keeping Business and Personal Finances Separate

Advice for keeping your money in order

Don’t forget to keep a close eye on both your business and personal finances

By Sheiresa Ngo

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10 Dumb Things We Do With Our Money

We need to unlearn bad habits, not just learn the right financial moves to make

As important as learning what to do with money is knowing what not to do

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Black Enterprise’s Financial Fitness Contest Recap: Lachelle Metcalf Talks 1 Year Later

A look back at 2012 contest winners

Metcalf has made moves toward her financial goals

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Financial Planning Tips for New Entrepreneurs

So you want to be a boss? Make sure your finances are in order first

After years of running the proverbial rat race, you’re thinking of starting a business

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Sources of Financial Advice You Can Afford

Don't let fear of the costs of hiring a financial planner stop you from getting the help you need to improve your financial situation.

Many of us know that we need financial advice from qualified professionals, but we often…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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More Help for Those Focused on Fixing Their Finances

The Sharpen Your Financial Focus initiative is a great new resource to help you to gain financial freedom and build wealth for life.

Sharpen Your Financial Focus is a comprehensive effort to help you move toward financial stability.…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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