Tag Archives: Money

All Blacks Are Not the Same–Even When it Comes to Money

Battling stereotypes that ignore our cultural differences

There are nearly four million black immigrants in the U.S. and many differing cultures. Still,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[WATCH] Giving Loved Ones a Hand Up vs a Handout

Tips on lending a hand without breaking your bank or enabling bad behavior

Tips on how to lend a helping hand without breaking your bank or enabling bad…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Black Money Matters to Financial Service Companies

How the numbers are working in our favor

Blacks households earning $75,000 or more are the fastest growing income group. This has not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Price We’ll Pay for Our Children’s Education: Are There Better Options?

Part 2: How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Experience

A ‘good’ education does not have to mean an ‘expensive’ education.This story helps us take…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How Race Plays Out in Our Financial Lives: Part 1

The cost of ‘taking care’ of our own

A survey by Prudential finds that Blacks are ‘sandwiched’ -providing greater financial support to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Vital Factors in Your Credit Score

A look inside the numbers as the Gov’t moves to protect consumers

As lawmakers and credit bureaus reach and agreement to protect consumers, make sure you have…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Want to Boost Your Credit Score? Pay Your Parking Tickets

How unpaid tickets put a big dent in in your credit report

Parking tickets are considered debts to cities or municipalities. That means credit bureaus treat them…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[REPORT] ATM Data Thefts at Highest Level in 20 Years

Debit card compromises at bank ATMs were up 174% and 317% at non-bank machines

The number of debit card users whose data gets snatched by crooks at ATMs is…

By Joel Lyons

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[WATCH] Can Spirituality Make You Wealthy?

Deepak Chopra says yes…It’s as simple as A to Z

Anyone who believes in a higher power has likely experienced moments when anxiety from financial…

By Stacey Tisdale

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BE Modern Man: Top 5 Apps to Get Your Money Up

Stay on top of managing your money without the hefty fee of a financial planner

Stay on top of managing your money with these five smartphone apps—without the hefty fee…

By Cristie Leondis

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A Look Inside the Obama’s Finances

A cautious approach to wealth-building

Polls shows that Americans think President Obama is a ‘cautious’ leader, and his 2014…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Buying vs. Renting: The Pros and Cons

How to decide if homeownership is your best move

Here are three key things to consider when determining whether you want to rent or…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Women and Money: Making Lemonade Out of Lemons

How to create financial security when the odds are stacked against us

Creating a healthy financial life can feel like a balancing act as we try to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Maximize Your Skill Set Create Multiple Streams of Income

Fitness trainer Jonese Holloway talks how she turned a hobby into three successful revenues

Fitness trainer, Jonese Holloway, talks how she turned a hobby into three successful revenue streams.

By Brittany Dandy

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Giving Your Daughter Strong Financial Values

Tips to help mothers create ‘money smart’ girls

Tips to help mothers create ‘money smart’ girls, helping their daughters have strong financial values.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Prepare for New Tax Bill to Accompany Marriage

Expense for walking down the aisle may land you with a penalty or bonus

There is a new tax for walking down the aisle, which may result in a…

By Brittany Dandy

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Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t

A guide for teaching children ages 9 - 12

Here is part 2 of Financial Literacy Month: Teaching Your Child What Schools Don’t.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Dealing with the Pressure to ‘Keep Up’

Making your financial choices reflect who you are

Financial Literacy Month: here are ways you can deal with the pressure to keep up.

By Stacey Tisdale

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Does Your Family Want an Extra $120k in Retirement Income? If Yes, Read This

What we don’t know about social security is costing us billions

Social Security along with America Saves, the American Savings Education Council, and the Women’s Institute…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Atlanta Ranks No.1 for Income Inequality

Things are distant between Atlanta's rich and poor

Brookings Institution recently revealed a new report comparing cities’ top earning households to their least…

By Essence Gant

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