Tag Archives: Personal Finance

An Alternative to Credit: Layaway

Tips for getting the most out of your shopping

With its roots in the Great Depression, layaway allows shoppers who don’t have enough money…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Can Blacks Build Wealth and Remain Charitable?

Study shows that affluent blacks make giving a priority

The Northern Trust Corp. questioned affluent blacks about their giving habits and published their findings…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Financial Meltdown

Black financial institutions bear economic burdens amid downturn

With the Bear Stearns collapse underscoring the vulnerability of the nation’s financial institutions, leaders of…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Market Mayhem

Keep Bear Stearns Collapse in Perspective

The federally backed buyout of Bear Stearns Cos. Inc. by J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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The Weekly Market Preview — 1/14/08

The Fall of the Titans

The moment of truth has arrived. Most of us in the investment community are looking…

By William E. Thompson

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The Weekly Market Preview — 1/8/2008

All eyes on Fed Chairman Speech this Thursday

This week, I don’t think we’ll see any news or economic data that will help…

By William E. Thompson

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Last Week in Brief — 1/4/2008

Key departures and financial woes rock institutions

Key departures and financial woes rock institutions

By Ann Brown

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