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5 Ways To Upgrade Your Investments As Nation Deals With Debt Downgrade

Even though investors are reeling from the toughest market since 2008 you can still build your portfolio & protect your assets

Standard & Poor’s downgrade of the United States’ AAA credit rating to a AA+ could…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Black woman exhausted and stressed at desk

New Data Shows Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Is Widening

Experts attribute gap to recession-related stress

The Atlanta Post reports widening of life expectancy gap between whites and African Americans.


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Let Recession Be a Motivator for Your Career Progression

Career expert Aisha Taylor tells you how to revive your career despite challenges

Career expert Aisha Taylor gives tips on how to create your own job opportunities

By Aisha M. Taylor

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5 Ways the Earthquake in Japan Could Affect Car Sales & You

With numerous automakers based in Japan, the recent quake could have a trickle down effect on your next purchase

With numerous automakers based in Japan, the recent quake could have a trickle down effect…

By Jeff Fortson

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Young Bosses: 6 Successful Brand Builders Who Got An Early Start

Learn from these business leaders how to take charge at an early age and change the game

Learn from these business leaders how to take charge at an early age and change…

By Tennille M. Robinson

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7 Ways to Maximize Your Company’s Profits

Venture capitalist and author Mark Thompson shares the fundamentals of staying in the black

By Alan Hughes

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We Must Never Surrender Our Hope

Since I founded my company more than 40 years ago, there have been seven recessions.…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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7Alternative Holiday Jobs

Whether out of school or out of a job, here's how you can make extra cash during the holidays

Good tidings and cheer isn’t all that comes with the holiday season; a lot of…

By Arlice Nichole

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POLL: How Much is Too Much When it Comes to Company Cuts?

Texas state workers have to take out their own garbage. What's next?

With companies cutting budgets in a plight to remain viable in recessionary times, how much…

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Making Cultural Connections

With its bold strategic vision, GlobalHue produces a powerful and profitable campaigns for clients seeking to reach a multicultural world.

Donald A. Coleman isn’t concerned about his daughter taking over the reins of his business.…

By Sonia Alleyne

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Black Jobless Rates Worsened During Recession

African Americans face longer stretches of unemployment than whites

The Joint Economic Committee delivered sobering—yet unsurprising—statistics on black unemployment rates in a report titled…

By Joyce Jones

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Recession Depression

Economic woes are taking a toll on the health of African Americans. Take these steps to protect yourself.

The worldwide economic recession has affected African Americans in more ways than meet the eye.…

By Dr. Andrea Pennington

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Gov. Says SD Tourism Industry Did OK In Recession

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Mike Rounds says tourist spending likely will not reach the…

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Private Sector Union Membership Shrinks

WASHINGTON (AP) — A majority of union members now work for the government, partly because…

By Associated Press

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Review: Stiglitz Presents Anti-recession Proposals

“Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy” (W. W. Norton &…

By Associated Press

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Get Off the Sidelines and Find Your Job

There isn’t a week that goes by that I don’t receive scores of phone calls…

By Earl "Butch" Graves Jr.

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Live Large With Less Cash

Living well on a limited budget means maximizing what you get out of life for…

By Lauren Lea

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Learn to Make the Most of Your Day

Seven time management strategies for business owners

For most business owners, there simply aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything…

By Bridget McCrea

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Implementing a Strategic Partnership

Teaming with other entrepreneurs can expand your reach

When business is slow and consumer spending decreases, solidarity between entrepreneurs can help drive sales…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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One Year After the Fall of Lehman

Our relationship with money will never be the same

On Sept. 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. It…

By John Simons

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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