Tag Archives: Money Management

College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

Lesson 2: Borrow wisely when exploring loan options

Most students finance their education with borrowed funds. According to FinAid.org, 65.6% of students graduate…

By Donald Jay Korn

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College Finance 101: A Money-Saving Crash Course for Parents

Ways to cut costs in paying for higher education

It’s great that you’re still basking in the warm, proud glow of your child’s high…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Here Comes the Wedding Day

How one planner helps couples celebrate their big day without big spending

Since starting his self-titled business, Events by AndrĂ© Wells, six years ago, AndrĂ© Wells has…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Parents, Back Away From the Piggy Bank!

Tapping into kids' funds in hard times a bad idea

Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar? It may be mom or dad, according…

By renita burns

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How New Credit Card Reform Affects You

Consumers gain rights with new provisions

A bipartisan group of lawmakers applaud after President Barack Obama signed the Credit Card Accountability,…

By Renita Burns

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When Bankruptcy is Best

Know when to consider Chapter 11 protection

Chrysler and General Motors have done what was previously unthinkable – filed for bankruptcy. Even…

By Cliff Hocker

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Mr. (or Mrs.) Fix It

Mistakes—we all make them, but in an economy this tough, even a small misstep can…

By Kenrya Rankin Naasel

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Money Savvy Pig for Kids

Boost the financial literacy of children beyond saving and spending

In today’s financial crunch, if you haven’t sprung into action to sharpen your child’s money…

By Renita Burns

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Get Schooled On Thriving in Hard Times

Three college professors' lessons from the Great Depression

When thinking about how today’s financially-stressed African Americans can update the survival strategies of earlier…

By Cliff Hocker

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Penny-pinching and Prudent

Surely, no one needs to tell you we’re in a crisis. It’s all around you.…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Teaching Our Kids the Financial Facts of Life

Every parent wants to support his or her child’s dreams and aspirations. Most have worked…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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The Cutting Edge Q&A: Rebounding After a Custody Battle

Be diligent in finding solutions to manage debt

Since last year, I have fallen behind on the majority of my bills due to…

By Renita Burns

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The Cutting Edge: Money Books for Young Adults

The hardest part about being young and figuring out your finances is finding the right…

By Renita Burns

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Voices of Economic Survival

Lessons learned from the Great Depression

As bad as the economy has gotten in the past few months, the hardships many…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Add Punch to Your Portfolio

Investing heavyweight Wayne Weddington wants to teach you the hedge fund industry’s best defensive moves

Do you recall your mother’s advice about how a single piece of bad fruit doesn’t…

By James A. Anderson

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How About a Guide to Money for Us Brothas?

Men need financial education, too. Our problem: too often, we won't seek it out

Black men don’t get a lot of financial advice because we are often too prideful…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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7. I Will Ensure That My Entire Family Adheres to Sensible Money Management Principles

Talking about money matters at the dinner table may not have been polite conversation long…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Lean on Me

In the face of deep market losses, financial planners and advisers are becoming grief counselors of sorts. What they’re telling their clients could help you.

David Jackson knows just how much the stock market’s cascading losses have shaken some investors.…

By Steve Garmhausen

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Safe Haven

Sylvia King's financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

Sylvia King’s financial discipline kept her afloat during tough times

By Sheryl Nance-Nash

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The Cutting Edge: Avoiding Credit Consolidation Scams

Don't get swindled trying to settle your debts

Scam artists prey on desperation. With the unemployment rate spiraling to its highest level in…

By Renita Burns

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