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average cost of a wedding

Getting Hitched or Going Broke? The Cost of a Wedding Is Up 81%

A lot has changed in the wedding industry over the last decade, but one of…

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Prepare to Become Financially Naked

Think of your finance life in the same way as your sex life

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Did you know that intimacy does not just apply to physical, emotional, or…

By Cameka Smith

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Valentine's

In Case You Missed It: Prepare For Valentine’s Day

Get ready for Valentine's Day with these gift ideas and advice

Here’s a roundup of some of the best Valentine’s Day-themed content published here on Black…

By Selena Hill

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money

4 Keys to Protecting Your Money When Opening Your Heart

No matter how caught up you are in the throes of romance, protecting your money is your responsibility. Neglect it at your own peril

We make some of our most damaging money decisions because we mistakenly think love makes…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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she makes more money

She Makes More. Can You Handle It?

Can love survive when she makes more money than he does? Sure it can. Here's how

Husbands, we said we’d love her for richer or poorer. But for many of us,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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relationship fails

The 3 Ways Being In Love Puts Your Assets At Risk

The difference between financially successful relationships and costly breakups boils down to a commitment to openness, honesty, and fairness

The difference between healthy, financially successful relationships and marriages, and a caustic and costly divorce…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

It’s Your Money. Who’s Spending It?

My recommendation: Track your spending for a month. Play close attention to money spent to provide for the wants and needs of others

It’s your money. Whether you’re barely making ends meet or have more than enough, you’ve…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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financial intimacy

Financial Intimacy: Is Your Relationship Ready?

What to consider before combining finances with a romantic partner

You and your partner may already be emotionally and physically intimate. However, that does not…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

How Money Can Bring Couples Closer

Courage and honesty pay off in relationships

Our challenges are our greatest teachers. Courageously faced, the bumps couples face in the road…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Valentine's Day

How to Protect Your Finances When Love Is New

Is your new Valentine aiming for your heart—or your wallet? Here’s how to avoid being a fool for love

Key dos and don’ts—and major red flags that should never be ignored—in order to avoid…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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credit

Should You Date Someone With A Bad Credit Score?

What’s significant about a significant other’s financial profile

“Almost 2 in 5 adults say knowing someone’s credit score would affect their interest in…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Romance Heats Up in Retirement

Study finds retirees heating up their golden years

As social relationships built in the workplace tend to fade and leisure replaces the time…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What You Need to Know About Money and Divorce

Maintaining financial stability when 'I Do' turns into 'I Can’t'

Many times the emotional aspects of a divorce process can cause one to be unable…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Do You Have A Clear Money Conscience?

Making your financial life reflect who you really are

This mindset, and the never-ending treadmill it puts us on with regard to acquiring money,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Danger Signs Of Relationship Scams

Missing these red flags can do plenty of damage, including ruining your credit, destroying your business and disrupting your career

Failing to recognize dating and relationship scams before getting involved can do plenty of damage,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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money

Family Loans: 3 Tips For Dealing With The Pressure to Lend

How to be supportive without breaking your budget

“You don’t want to be the reason that a family member suffers hardship, but you…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Oh Yes They Did! Millions Committing ‘Financial Infidelity’

New survey finds many hiding money moves from significant others

Every relationship has different boundaries and expectations and the only way to find them is…

By Stacey Tisdale

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black family business

5 Things to Think About When Friends and Family Ask For Loans

How to handle the pressure to lend

Almost everyone has a story about asking for a loan from a friend or…

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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estate planning

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 To

3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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women in business

How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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