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Should You Focus On Reducing Debt, Saving Or Investing?

Should you focus on debt reduction, saving or investing? It’s a trick question. Everything you…

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money books

Great Money Books to Read Now, If You’re Serious About Building Wealth

Great money books should always be on your reading list. Add these, on inspired retirement, what’s in your purse, and raising your child to be a millionaire to your personal library

If you are serious about your finances and building wealth, you should be reading at…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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women entreprenuers

Woman, Thou Art Wealthy

Wealth-building panel at Women of Power Summit 2016

Because women live longer, they must develop strategies to create financial security. Three financial experts…

By Robin White Goode

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black slaves

[Watch] Black History Month: How Freed Slaves Created and Lost $57 Million

The Freedman's Bank: A story of tragedy and resilience

Between 1865 and 1874, about 100,000 black individuals and institutions amassed $57 million in the…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Blacks in the U.S. Gaining Wealth and Education Faster Than Other Groups

Study paints often overlooked picture of strength and resilience

“When Black consumers see how much power they have, it will change the way African…

By Stacey Tisdale

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5 Habits That Will Inevitably Sabotage Your Finances

Seemingly small purchases can add up to big debt

Unfortunately, there are a number of bad habits that can sabotage our financial well-being and…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Top 20 Black Enterprise Stories of 2015

Here are BlackEnterprise.com's top 20 stories of 2015

2015 was a remarkable year for us at Black Enterprise. We kicked off our first…

By Courtney Connley

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How Renting Can Build Long-Term Wealth

Renters, not just homeowners, can build wealth, too

Homeownership is a long-term play and, for most families, true wealth only materializes when they’ve…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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women investors

Womanomics at Women of Power Summit: Building Your Wealth

A necessary discussion on creating financial security at the 2016 Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit

Financial experts Donna Sims Wilson and Carmen Rita Wong discuss spending, saving, debt, and retirement…

By Safon Floyd

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Report: Number of Female Billionaires Outpacing Men

Majority based in U.S. and Europe but Asia has a growing presence

Eighty percent of the world’s female billionaires are based in the U.S. and Europe, but…

By Janell Hazelwood

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3 Ways to Invest $1,000

If you think investing is for the rich, think again

A survey by Prudential Research called The African American Financial Experience finds that one of…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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The 10 Reasons You Aren’t Rich and 10 Ways to Change That

Get your mind right and your money will follow

Money certainly doesn’t define the type of person you are. Some of the nicest people…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Part 2: Star Jones Reveals the Financial Mistake That Was Her Greatest Teacher

She learned her lesson early and was able to reverse bad habits

“I had to get real with the fact that I am my own back-up plan,”…

By Stacey Tisdale

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UK’s Cameron Jamaica Visit Raises Question: Should Blacks get ‘Paid Back’ for Slavery?

Economic toll and legacy of slavery estimated in the trillions

“You’re talking about hundreds of millions of dollars,” says Stevenson. “These folks were situated on…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What Blacks Should Know About Stock Market Sell-Offs

Taking stock of your emotions when stocks are tanking

“Many of the blacks who are investing and climbing the wealth ladder are experiencing early…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Your Family is Probably Owed $120,000 in Unclaimed Social Security Benefits

New AARP study finds we need to know more about Social Security

Matthew Allen and Catherine Hormats founded a company called Social Security Advisors. They say 70%…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Blacks Migrating South for Opportunity and Prosperity

Highest earning African Americans moving to Southern states

“The people we spoke with are in their high earning years, these are not…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Immigrants in U.S. Earning 30% More than U.S. Born Blacks

Different economies emerging for the ‘different flavors of black’

As the ‘different flavors of black’ emerge, different economies are also emerging. The Nielsen…

By Stacey Tisdale

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3 Ways to Invest $100

Think investing is only for the rich? Think again

To prove that investing is not beyond the reach of us ‘99%ers,’ I asked three…

By Stacey Tisdale

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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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