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A Mortgage That Pays Your Family Instead of a Bank

An alternative way to buy a home that keeps wealth in your family

They work exactly like traditional mortgages. There is a borrower and a third party institution…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Watch] GOP Candidate Ben Carson Talks Interest Rates and Income Gap

Candidate speaks ahead of Fed meeting, Tues and Wed, to decide next move on rates

As a financial journalist for nearly 2 decades you begin to see how much of…

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Mortgage Rates Likely Moving Higher… But Not Much

Why homeowners shouldn't panic over headlines about higher rates

Despite strong job market data, analysts say mortgage rates will remain low for some time.

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Federal Reserve Votes ‘No” on Raising Interest Rates

Central bankers point to global economic slowdown

“Tightening before the economy has reached genuine full-employment is not just a mistake, it’s a…

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Does Lower Unemployment Mean Higher Interest Rates?

Employment report shows modest job creation and lower unemployment

“One of the objectives of raising interest rates is actually to put a hold…

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Black Employment Picture Varies Sharply in Different States

National data not telling the whole story

The story the numbers paint, however, would be a difficult one to sell to people…

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New Study: Banks Making It Easier for Small Businesses to Get Loans

Banks lending more loans with lower interest rates

With most small businesses being healthier than they were during the recession, banks are making…

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Fed Teases to When Interest Rates Will Go Up

The Fed is waiting for unemployment to hit a magic number before it entertains changing interest rates

Is good news on the horizon?

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The Truth About ‘No Cost’ Loans from Home Lenders

Here's an estimate of what you can typically expect to pay for your mortgage

Here’s an estimate of what you can typically expect to pay for your mortgage

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LeBron James opens The LeBron James Clubhouse at an Akron, Ohio Boys & Girls Club on Tuesday (Image: Getty)

In the News: LeBron Restores Boys & Girls Club; US Interest Rates Lowered and More

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5 Ways To Upgrade Your Investments As Nation Deals With Debt Downgrade

Even though investors are reeling from the toughest market since 2008 you can still build your portfolio & protect your assets

Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States’ AAA credit rating to a AA+ could…

By Derek T. Dingle

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5 Ways You Can Prepare For Debt Default

Don't wait around for the government to decide your financial future

To lend further analysis to the debt default or downgrade, BLACK ENTERPRISE has reached out…

By Derek T. Dingle

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5 Steps Towards Homeownership

How to get into the house of your dreams without landing yourself in a nightmare of financial trouble

How to get into the house of your dreams without landing yourself in a nightmare…

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Goodbye Credit Card Rate Hikes?

New rules add protections for consumers

For many of us, credit cards have been a saving grace in times of need…

By Renita Burns

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