Tag Archives: wealth

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Black History Month: 20th Century Lynchings Still Costing Blacks Millions

A breakdown of the economic legacy of terror

Many have not even scratched the surface in understanding the psychological and economic impact past…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Merrill Lynch Study Explores Impact of Health on Retirement

Poor health can ruin your wealth

Poor health can mean significant retirement challenges, so staying in top condition is important.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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HBCU’s Wealthiest Graduate Revealed—and It’s Not Oprah Winfrey

Daughter of Walmart co-founder comes in as wealthiest graduate of a predominately black college

Ann Walton Kroenke ranks as the wealthiest HBCU graduate with inherited family wealth.

By Courtney Connley

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Infographic: Wealthbuilding Habits of the Rich

What sets the super-rich apart from the rest of us?

If you want to be wealthy, take a few small steps each day to get…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Top 20 Colleges Minting the Most Billionaires

These schools have educated the world's most wealthy

These higher learning institutions around the world have educated the most wealthy people in the…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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You Could Win Mega Millions And Still End Up Broke

Another huge jackpot has us thinking: If I could just hit the lottery, I'd be set for life. Or would you?

If you could just hit the lottery, you’d be set for life. Or would you?…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Don’t Just Make New Year’s Resolutions. Commit to Esteemable Goals.

Deciding what you want to achieve in the new year takes honesty and faithfulness, not just idealism and hopefulness

My objective is not to make resolutions, but to set what I call esteemable goals

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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Is Your Financial Mindset About Prosperity—Or Lack?

You may need to change the way you think about money

Do you have a financial mindset?

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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National Urban League CEO Marc Morial discuss the results of the latest African American Financial Experience Survey results with CNN's Soledad O'Brien (Image: Alfred Edmond Jr.)

New Study Focuses On Financial Priorities, Challenges of Black America

Prudential Financial reveals the results of its 2013-2014 "African American Financial Experience" study

The 2013-2014 African American Financial Experience study is out. Commissioned by Prudential Financial, this is…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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As Stocks Rise, So Does the Number of Millionaires

The number of U.S. households worth $1 million or more spikes.

The rise in U.S. millionaires is a stark contrast to those who are not, with…

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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What You Choose To Believe About Money Matters

Believing you are destined to be rich won't make wealth inevitable. But believing you are born to be poor all but guarantees a life of lack.

There’s no guarantee that believing you are destined to be rich, alone, will make you…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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In the Pursuit of Wealth, Don’t Forsake the Treasure of Family

I believe that economic development is vital to the black community, and that more African…

By Earl Graves, Sr.

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Report: The Richest Person Ever Was a Black Man

Emperor Mansa Musa is the wealthiest person who ever lived

Emperor Mansa Musa is the wealthiest person who ever lived

By Makkada B. Selah

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Young Wealth Builders

Here's a look at three thirtysomethings making strides toward building their nest egg

Young adults are taking care of business when it comes to personal finance. Despite reports…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Keep it Rich

Too many people get rich and lose their money. Here's how to hold on to it.

Here’s a roadmap to setting your wealth goals

By Sakina P. Spruell

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Melissa Harris-Perry Slams Guest, Says Being Poor is ‘Risky’

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

MSNBC host gives vehement charge on social mobility

By Gerren Keith Gaynor

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Free!!! Only the Crazy and Fearless Win BIG!

Get a chance to win free copy of self-made millionaire Arthur Wylie’s book that unlocks…

By Sasha King

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Win Big: How Being ‘Crazy and Fearless’ Can Lead to Millions

Young, self-made millionaire shares keys to career and life success

Founder and CEO of an empire, Arthur Wylie made his first million at age 26.…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Wealth: The Great Divide

The greatest divide in this country is not health, education or digital … it’s wealth.…

By Earl Graves, Jr.

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How Badly Do You Want Financial Freedom?

If you talk the talk, but will not walk the walk, I've got news for you: freedom ain't free

Each week, we get e-mails and letters from people who tell us they are determined…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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