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Watch out for Car and Home Insurance Surprises

Don't get caught off guard

If your goal is to save money this coming year, then you should definitely be…

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WATCH: ‘Dear White People’ Advocates For Racial Insurance

Covers everything except the N-word!

With Justin Simien’s Dear White People filling up theaters around the nation, there latest promo…

By Kevin L. Clark

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The First Lady of Wall Street, Ernesta Procope

From Storefront to Wall Street, Ernesta G. Procope Has Blazed Trails in Insurance and Real Estate

Celebrating this year's Black Enterprise A. G. Gaston Lifetime Achievement Award Winner

History-makers seldom have an example to follow; they make a path for others to follow…

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton

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Three Insurance Options and What to Consider

Three specialty coverage options and what to consider before investing

Here are three specialty insurance policies you might want to think twice about before opening…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Why You Need Life Insurance

Put a plan in place to protect your loved ones

While death may not be a pleasant topic for you, it’s important to plan for…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Berkshire Hathaway Offers Travel Insurance

A new option for low-cost flight protection

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Berkshire Hathaway announced that it will begin offering a new kind of travel insurance.…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Entrepreneurs Conference: How to Grow, Protect and Distribute Your Assets

Insurance can make rebounding after losses that much easier. Here's how

Insurance can make rebounding after business losses that much easier for entrepreneurs. Leaders share how…

By Janell Hazelwood

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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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Disability Insurance An Unnecessary Quandary For Some Millennials, Expert Says

The Hartford's Lindsey Pollak says it doesn't have to take an accident for young professionals to make a claim on disability insurance

Disability insurance could mean the difference between many things

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5 Financial Pitfalls the Underinsured Must Avoid

The already susceptible should be extra careful

Waste no time getting into these tips.

By Darren Sands

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Protect your small business with Flood Insurance

Is Flood Insurance Right for Your Small Business?

Almost 40% of small business never reopen their doors following a flood.

Almost 40% of small business never reopen their doors following a flood.

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Healthcare Coverage Costs Outpace Salary Increases

New study shows health insurance premiums are up 4 percent

New study shows health insurance premiums are up 4 percent

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Health Coverage Costs Outpace Salary Increases

New study shows health insurance premiums are up 4 percent

New study shows health insurance premiums are up 4 percent

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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…

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3 Reasons You Should Consider Buying Identity Theft Insurance

You'd be surprised by the people you know who have victims of identity theft. Here's how and why you should protect yourself

You’d be surprised by the people you know who have victims of identity theft. Here’s…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

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More Options in Insurance

Insurance was among the industries hardest hit by the Great Recession of 2008. Downsizing and…

By Sonia Alleyne

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11. Create a 2011 file. Start now in organizing for 2011. Make files to plan new projects, organize tax documents that will be needed to file for taxes next year, and other folders (whether digital or physical) that can already be ready for filling with important items. For more on small business success in the new year: 6 New Year Resolutions for New Entrepreneurs 9 Tips to Keep Black Salons in Business

Small Business Checklist: 11 Ways to Get Your House in Order for 2011

Get prepped now to bring in a successful new year

Start the new year off right by being prepared and armed for success.

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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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Get Ready for Your Annual Insurance Checkup

Why you should review your policies and coverage every year

No one really enjoys shopping for insurance. So, for most people, once the task is…

By Bridget McCrea

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Protect Your Financial Future

Faruq Hunter is on a mission to grow and preserve the financial stability of his family for generations to come

Faruq Hunter, an entrepreneur with a growing business and family, bought life insurance partly because…

By Dale Coachman

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The Single Life: Getting Your Finances in Order After Divorce

Solutions for managing business, finance, and professional issues

Tisdale offers advice for the newly single.
Divorce can be a drain on not only your…

By Janell Hazelwood

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The Single Life: Why You Need An Estate Plan

Solutions for managing business, finance, and professional issues

Estate plans are important for single people, too. Here are the basics of setting up…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Home Base: Why You Need Business Interruption Insurance

Your guide to running an at-home business

For the small business owner, an unforeseen disaster can bring an abrupt halt to company…

By Renita Burns

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Love & Money: Divorce Insurance? Really?

Your guide to managing matters of finance and romance

One company, North Carolina-based SafeGuard Guaranty Corp., has a solution to the end of a…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Calculate Your Life Insurance Needs

Use this handy guide to determine how much coverage is right for you

If anything were to happen to you, what would your family need financially to continue…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Money Matters: Do I Need This Type of Insurance?

Or was I duped into spending more money than I need to?

Along with monthly mortgage payments, I pay an additional $16 for insurance that will automatically…

By John Simons

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Rewriting the Financial Playbook

Pro athlete turned corporate executive Malcolm Johnson is on his game in helping his family prosper

Malcolm Johnson has had a good handle on his money since retiring seven years ago…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Balancing Act

Shelly Robertson works to maintain financial health

After Shelly Robertson’s nine-year marriage ended in 2006, she quickly adjusted her lifestyle. As part…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Talking Points

What you need to know now

Face of the Uninsured
The United States spends more than any other nation in the world…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Save Money on Healthcare Costs

Stay healthyand wealthyby using these cost-cutting moves

In May and June of this year, Alisa Toney took her 22-month-old daughter, Camille, to…

By Leslie E. Royal

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Are You Properly Insured?

Five steps to determine the right amount of coverage

Pushing a pencil to add up just how much life insurance you need isn’t easy.…

By James A. Anderson

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Small Businesses Struggle to Offer Healthcare

Some say government should offer helping hand

Small businesses still find it difficult to offer employees healthcare.

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Cut Your Insurance Costs Without Sacrificing Coverage

Affordable ways to manage your healthcare

With people looking to cut costs in a tight economy, some may be thinking about…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Your Home Insurance Checklist

Protect one of your most valuable assets

Your home is your castle, and probably your biggest investment. So, it’s essential that whatever…

By Renita Burns

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Protecting Your Business From Liability

Get the best coverage for unexpected emergencies

If you don’t have a policy in place, you can’t be helped, so take steps…

By Margarette Burnette

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The Costs of Cancer

Insurance coverage disparity linked to heightened mortality

There aren’t any studies that prove that African Americans, when diagnosed with cancer, carry a…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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The 15 Best Companies for Senior Management

For these firms, glass ceilings do not apply

Every July, Black Enterprise magazine identifies the “40 Best Companies for Diversity” (on newsstands now).…

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