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Here’s Why Basic Savings Accounts Don’t Work

To help stay on top of your savings, consider opening an online savings account

Basic savings accounts that are connected to your checking account don’t work. Here are reasons…

By Ashley M Fox

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3 Simple Steps To Scrubbing Your Budget

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set a budget and make it much more realistic.

Staying on budget is not easy. Here are 3 steps you can take to set…

By Carrie Pink

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5 Ways to Begin Saving for Your Dream Vacation

Start planning and saving for your dream destination today

Everyone deserves to travel, but money always seems to get in the way. Here are…

By Ashley M Fox

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Retirement

National Retirement Security Week: 3 Habits of Successful Retirees

Three ways to help alleviate concerns that flow across generational lines about enjoying a secure retirement

Making sure you have enough money in retirement is a huge challenge these days especially…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Retirement Security Week: Take Full Advantage of Your 401(K)

Only 41% of black families have retirement account savings versus 65% of white families, according to the Economic Policy Institute

Get on track with your 401K plan or resume your retirement saving program with this…

By Derek T. Dingle

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TIAA CEO Roger Ferguson: Communities of Color Must Focus on Retirement Security

The challenges that communities of color face with respect to retirement in the U.S. and financial security generally is driven mainly by three factors...

Roger Ferguson, Jr., president/CEO of financial service giant TIAA, shared advice on how communities…

By Derek T. Dingle

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How to Budget for Unexpected Windfalls

Having a plan for unexpected financial windfalls can be just as important as anticipating surprise expenses

Having a plan for unexpected windfalls can be as important as anticipating surprise expenses. Just…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Teaching Teens About Money: 3 Key Lessons

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information and guidance about money

We all benefit from financial education. However, teenagers are often in critical need of information…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Graduation Season: Befriend the Budget  

Here are some tips and tricks recent college grads can use to design and maintain a quality budget.

Before you touch your first direct deposit you’ll want to start ahead of the game…

By Carrie Pink

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[Study] Americans Saving More, but Lack Financial Knowledge

Financial Literacy Month survey finds risks to long-term financial security

“Although slightly more than half of all Americans feel financially literate, there remains a significant…

By Stacey Tisdale

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4 Apps for the Best Easter Shopping ‘Steals and Deals’

Quida B. Davis, a dynamic frugal coach, gives her choice of four apps that can provide savings and cashback on your Easter purchases

Quida B. Davis, a dynamic frugal coach, gives her choice of four apps that can…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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10 Secret Strategies For Saving Big Bucks With Amazon

How to shave even more money off competitive prices

Ask a friend — who’s also a regular Amazon shopper — to sign up with…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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How to Reprogram Your Brain to Save Money

Moving past our natural tendency to avoid long-term planning

When it comes to managing the our brain’s hardwiring against saving, Klonz says the solution…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Coupon Shopping Guarantees Big Savings

Must-read tips for savvy shoppers

It’s true that finding a ready-to-use coupon at any given moment can be a time…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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What the Labor Department’s New Ruling Means for Your Retirement

Advisors would have to put your interests first

Banks and financial institutions across the country are on tinder hooks as they await the…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Reasons You’re Losing Sales and What to Do About It

These strategies can help keep your business afloat

We’re going to look at five signs you might be losing sales through hairline fractures…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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What Are You Willing To Sacrifice To Save Money?

Six daily tips to help save you up to $4,400 a year

While it’s certainly true that you must have goals to get your finances on track,…

By Kandia Johnson

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[Part 2] How to Catch Up With Your Retirement Savings

Tips for boosting your nest egg

For 2014, the limit for employees who participate in 401(k), 403(b), most 457 plans, and…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Automate Your Savings

Your daily money bite

Make an effort to save at least 10% of your paycheck. Here’s how.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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