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Media Savvy

Tuna Amobi believes investors should tune in to three of the entertainment sector�s largest companies

Tuna Amobi, senior analyst at Standard & Poor’s Equity Research, doesn’t like to mince words…

By John Simons

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Investment Clubhouse: 4 Things Every Investor Should Consider

Advice, resources, and information for investment clubs and their members

Before joining an investment club, here is what you need to take into consideration.

By Renita Burns

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Kids & Money: How to Put Stocks in Your Child’s Name

Money lessons we need to teach to our kids from K-12

Since opening a brokerage account is out of the question for your minor opening a…

By Renita Burns

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Introduction to Stocks

Prepare yourself for the cyclical nature of the stock market

Before you invest, take some time to understand all of your options beginning with the…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Middle-class African Americans are more likely than whites to have cut back on saving and investing in order to make it through the recession, according to the 2010 Ariel Black Investor Survey. The data is not unexpected since the unemployment rate for African Americans (15.4%) continues to track higher than the overall jobless rate for all Americans (9.5%). “In times of economic hardship, people have to make difficult decisions,” said Mellody Hobson, Ariel president and columnist for Black Enterprise magazine. “Unfortunately, the resulting trade-offs mean many in our community are slipping even further behind.”

African American Investors are Down, but Not Out

Cutting back on saving and spending, helps blacks make it through recession

Middle-class African Americans are more likely than whites to have cut back on saving and…

By Deborah Creighton Skinner

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Learning the ABCs of CDs

Not all certificates of deposit are created equal

Most people tend to think of CDs as simple investments but they can get complicated.…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Investing 101: Which Method Will You Use to Invest?

Do you go it alone or use a financial adviser? Your answer will determine your investing plan

Before you get too far along in creating your investment plan, stop and take a…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Research Stocks Like a Wall Street Professional

Learn that one special thing the pros look for before making an investment

The key to making good stock-picking decisions is cold, hard research. When you make individual…

By Renita Burns

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Investing 101: How to Create the Perfect Financial Plan

Don't wait. Prioritize your goals and get started now!

A good plan is key to a successful investment program. The basis or foundation of…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Charge Up Your Portfolio with Small Caps

Dawn Alston Paige of Piedmont Investment Advisors recommends stocks that are benefiting from�and helping to power�economic recovery

Like all portfolio managers, Dawn Alston Paige uses complex formulas and algorithms to identify stellar…

By John Simons

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Cutting Edge: Beware of Selling Your Investment

Be sure that you understand the capital gains tax before you cash out

It was the final semester of my senior year in college and I was in…

By Renita Burns

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Get Ready for the New Normal

The financial crisis will have lasting effects��most of them positive

In the aftermath of the economic crisis, a number of financial pundits are spreading fear…

By Mellody Hobson

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How Do I Make Money Now?

It takes time to reach your financial goals, but you can take steps to ensure a smoother journey

Sooner or later there comes a time on every journey, real or virtual when someone…

By Patricia Stallworth

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Green Investing

Money manager Isaac Green's advice on where to put your money as the economy recovers

In the dot-com-crazed ’90s, a good number of investment firms chased big returns by employing…

By Alan Hughes

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Money Matters: Preparing for Retirement

Ask yourself key questions to reveal how best to structure your investments

I’m 61 years old and would like to retire in seven years. I have…

By John Simons

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Taking Advantage of Takeovers

How investors can benefit from an expected boom in mergers and acquisitions

When stocks rise, corporate takeovers usually aren’t far behind. Those takeovers can generate profits for…

By Donald Jay Korn

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Sector Snap: Coal Stocks Tumble

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerns about China taking measures to slow down its economy and…

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Tiffany & Co. Boosts Dividend, Resumes Buybacks

NEW YORK (AP) — Jewelry retailer Tiffany & Co. said Thursday that it will raise…

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Don’t Miss the Tech Stock Revival

Voice, video, and data are breathing new life into tech stocks. Richard Shaw identifies tomorrows winners

The economy will always have its booms and busts—and the same goes for financial markets.…

By John Simons

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Don’t Miss the Tech Stock Revival

Voice, video, and data are breathing new life into tech stocks. Richard Shaw identifies tomorrows winners

Which companies are positioned to prosper in the Internet’s latest voice, data, and video revolution.

By John Simons

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