Tag Archives: Investing

Blue Chips Poised for Share Growth

Michael McGee sees value plays in three big company brands

Michael McGee is a hopeful pragmatist. During 2012’s second half, the Detroit-based independent financial adviser…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , ,

When a Company Like Facebook Goes Public

Should you invest in initial public offerings?

Does the Facebook price saga indicate that individual investors should shy away from IPOs? Not…

By Donald Jay Korn

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
EY offers global mentoring opportunity to entrepreneurs

Is Now the Time to Invest in Africa?

Fund manager says growing middle class, free markets make certain countries attractive

The African Continent is home to more than 1 billion people. And with a growing…

By Alan Hughes

Posted: Tags: , ,

A Less Taxing Investment Approach

Trudy Turner shows investors how to lower risks and derive greater returns

Trudy R. Turner, a director at Robertson, Griege & Thoele
Trudy R. Turner knows that everyone…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , ,

Bullish on Consumer Brands

Lazetta Rainey Braxton favors companies in health, automotive, and footwear

Braxton believes that the U.S. economy will continue to grow slowly as the lingering housing…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: ThinkStock)

5 Things to Think About Before Investing in Art

Isolde Brielmaier is an expert in the world of art and shares her pointers on preparing yourself to invest in more than pretty pictures

SCAD’s Chief Curator Explains Isolde Brielmaier offers up advice for the novice art collector on…

By Amber McKynzie

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Capital Appreciation

McKenzie M. Slaughter views investing from an alternative perspective but she still has a feel…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , ,

Powered Up

Experience has taught Joe A. Gilbert, a portfolio manager at Integrity Asset Management, to be…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Mellody Hobson, President, Ariel Ariel Investments L.L.C.

Out of Sync

Why the stock market and the economy seem at odds

In February we saw headlines about the DOW JONES industrial average reaching its highest level…

By Mellody Hobson

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(l-r) Robin A. Young, Financial Adviser and President, Women Behaving Wealthy; Lori Anne Douglass, Partner, Trusts and Estates Group, Moses & Singer L.L.P.; Sharon Epperson, CNBC Senior Commodities and Personal Finance Correspondent; Dail St. Claire, President, Williams Capital Management

Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Finances

Understand your risk tolerance, because most people’s portfolio allocation is not consistent with their risk…

By Carolyn M. Brown

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Yolanda Hawkes is ready for retirement investing (Photo by Quantrell D. Colbert)

Investment Planning by the Decade

Whether the market rises or falls, you need to stay the course and invest throughout your lifetime

Only two in 10 African Americans believe they are on track to meet their goals…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , , ,
img45

Choose Wealth, Not Style

I’m sure if you’ve read my column, heard my speeches, or had the chance to…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Hyacinth Tucker (Photo by Kevin Allen)

Tools and Tips for Online Investing

Self-directed investment tools help you balance your portfolio and grow wealth

For years Hyacinth Tucker of Bowie, Maryland, thought investing was for the rich.

By Tamara E. Holmes

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
Brian and Robin McLean and daughter Autumn (Photo by Paul Nurnberg)

Beyond Homeownership

Military benefits gave Brian McLean, 27, and his wife, Robin, 29, a great head start…

By Sakina P. Spruell

Posted: Tags: , , ,
NCAABracket620480

Financial Adviser Creates March (Money) Madness to Promote Financial Literacy

Brokerage professional gives common sports bracket investment spin

Rob Wilson, created an investment game that plays off the popular March Madness basketball…

By Janell Hazelwood

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Dameon Proctor (Photo by Kevin Allen)

Prospecting for Gold

Here’s how much bullion to add to a diversified portfolio and hedge against falling currencies

Few things rile investors as much as the topic of gold.

By James A. Anderson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Lee Baker

America’s Devotion to Gas and iPads

Lee Baker has a crush on companies that provide share growth and product favorites

Lee Baker, a Georgia Tech graduate with a degree in industrial engineering, has a fondness…

By Frank McCoy

Posted: Tags: , , , ,
(Image: File)

7 Signs that You are a Woman Behaving Wealthy

Time for a purse check, ladies. These tips tell you what you need to do to go from 'just making it' or 'plain broke' to truly wealthy

Time for a purse check, ladies. These tips tell you what you need to do…

By Robin A. Young

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Jeremy McMullen (Photo by Brian Dressler)

Portfolio Repair

Many people would love to be in Jeremy McMullen’s shoes. At 30, he has little…

By Black Enterprise

Posted: Tags: , , , , , ,
Mellody Hobson

You Can’t Predict the Future

We find ourselves at that time of year again: While many are resolving to lose…

By Mellody Hobson

Posted: Tags: , , , , , , ,