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How to Raise an Entrepreneur

Tips to awaken your childs business sense

The mind of a child is unparalleled. Bursting with creativity and fearlessness, most children do…

By Renita Burns

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The Tangled Web of Debit Cards

Overdraft fees a cash cow for banks

I always thought that using a debit card for my purchases was a safe alternative…

By Renita Burns

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Five Need-to-Know Tips Before Closing Your Checking Account

It�s not as simple as you think

Let’s face it, bounced checks, account overdrafts, and poor account management can make severing ties…

By Renita Burns

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Looking to Jump Back Into Stocks? Now May Be the Right Time

An expected market dip could provide prime opportunity

Lately, I’ve been feeling left out of the party. (And, no, it’s not because my…

By John Simons

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Private Lenders Up in Arms Over Student Loan Bill

Legislation would benefit those who need relief most

While private lenders may lose a portion of funds from the federally backed loans in…

By Renita Burns

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Getting on Track

Tyvi Small works to improve his financial discipline

Tyvi Small is pursuing a doctorate in higher education administration. But when it comes to…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of a Short Sale

Though an attractive option, due diligence is key

As many distressed homeowners await relief from the White House’s loan modification and refinancing program,…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Credit Card Companies Go On the Defense

Issuers hike rates as CARD Act set to take effect

1231_CostCuttingBlogCreditCardLooks like credit card issuers are playing a tough game of defense against sweeping legislation…

By Renita Burns

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Consumer Advocates Fighting Against ‘Legal Loan Sharking’

Payday lenders face regulation, congressional scrutiny

Take a walk through any predominantly black or Latino neighborhood and the signs are unavoidable:…

By Renita Burns

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Making Long-Term Care Plans for Elderly

Six steps to usher aging relatives into their golden years

People who want to help aging parents can use common sense and a little bit…

By James A. Anderson

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How Creative Planning Can Help Beat Costs of Elder Care

Handle the financial pinch with diligence, understanding

Just five years ago Jan Bryant, an executive for a non-profit television network, CoLours TV,…

By James A. Anderson

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Save Money on Your Healthcare Costs

Protect your health -- and your pockets

There are several options for saving money on healthcare while getting the proper treatment needed.

By Leslie E. Royal

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Spend Less Money on Your Startup Budget

Programs can help you stretch your business dollars

There are a plethora of organizations, universities, and companies that provide pro bono or professional…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Saving the Green While Going Green

How energy efficiency can help your bottom line

You’ve probably heard proponents pushing the case for everything green – from organic cosmetics to…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Planning for the End

Four steps to take toward preparing a will

In the wake of the sudden death of Michael Jackson, his fans are likely questioning…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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In Disaster, Cash Is King

Be prepared with an in-house emergency fund

If you lived in or around New York City during the summer of 2003, surely…

By Renita Burns

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For Loan Modification, Don’t Fall Behind

You don't have to become delinquent to get help

When Jamie Arthur heard about President Barack Obama’s Making Home Affordable plan, a sense of…

By Renita Burns

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Be Financially Fit!

Retirement planning is not just for the wealthy, says author Aaron W. Smith.

By LaToya M. Smith

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The Secret to Their Success

The Ward family makes money management a top priority

Phyllis Holly-Ward and her husband, Jorey Ward are enjoying the fruits of responsible money management.…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Small Is Beautiful

Why community banks are suddenly a big hit with consumers

When it came time for Mell Monroe and his wife, Angela Higginbotham Monroe, to refinance…

By Donald Jay Korn

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How To

Password Protect Your Flash Drive In Two Simple Steps

Flash drives, thumb drives, USB sticks: whatever you want to call them, they’re more than…

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Black Female Voice Actor on How to Break into the Lucrative Voice-Over Business

“The secret society [of the voice-over business] is due in part because it’s a career…

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