WATCH: 5 Money Management Tips With Mellody Hobson - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

The last thing you want to do is work your entire adult life only to discover that you didn’t properly plan for your retirement. It may seem like a concern for years down the line for most young entrepreneurs, but it’s never too early to start thinking about your future, especially when it comes to managing your personal finances in a recession. Black Enterprise recently caught up with regular BE contributor Mellody Hobson, who serves as President of Ariel Investments, a Chicago investment firm that manages over $3 billion in assets, to get her five keys to making your money work for you through smart banking, financing and investment. Check out footage of our interview with the trailblazing businesswoman as she shares her top 5 money management tips for young investors. Take notes!

For more financial advice, strategies, and tips for young people, read “BE Next: Your Questions, Answered” in the January 2011 issue of BLACK ENTERPRISE, which hits national newsstands on December 28.

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Anslem Samuel

Anslem Samuel, Senior Producer, has been a culture critic and entertainment journalist for over 10 years. After a four-year stint as Culture Editor at The Source, the New York native became the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Ave, an independent quarterly publication that combined entertainment, social issues and politics. From there, he served as the Senior Editor for XXL magazine for three years before moving up the ranks to Digital Content Director for Also heading up an award-winning relationship blog, he now brings his lifestyle expertise to