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How To Build An Emergency Fund When Times Are Tight

February 3, 2012

Washing machines break, car alternators fail, and pipes burst. How do you prepare for inevitable moments of crisis?

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New Report Shows More Americans On The Verge Of Financial Disaster Than Ever Before

February 1, 2012

A new report reveals that a large percentage of Americans are living on the financial edge, just one unfortunate event away from disaster.

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$72 Million Lottery Winner Says She’ll Stay At Her Job. Would You?

January 28, 2012

Georgia lottery winner vows to keep working. Would you?

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Simple Ways To Build Your Nest Egg

January 26, 2012

Saving money is harder than we think. Consider these simple tips for putting more money in your nest egg.

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Learn How Baby Steps Can Help You Save Big Money On Groceries

January 23, 2012

You can slash the cable bill, cancel the gym membership, and turn down the thermostat all you want, but these steps will pale in comparison to the savings you’ll realize simply by cutting your grocery bill.

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Follow Friday: Grind and Thrive

January 20, 2012

What if you could peek into the minds of some of the most brilliant forward-thinkers and entrepreneurs around? That’s exactly what Torrey McGraw, founder of GrindandThrive.com has done for you.

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Simplify Your Finances With The Balanced Money Formula

January 19, 2012

Learn how to simplify your finances with the Balanced Money Formula.

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How To Find The Time To Build The Life You Want

January 16, 2012

You have the time to make big changes in your life. The question is, will you use it or let it go to waste?

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Spurned By Hollywood, George Lucas Spends $58 Million Of His Own Money Bringing Tuskegee Airmen Story to Big Screen

January 11, 2012

George Lucas spends his own money to bring the story of the Tuskegee Airmen to the big screen.

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Wealth Wise: Stop Stealing From Yourself

January 9, 2012

“He Who Buys What He Does Not Need Steals From Himself”

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What All Parents Must Ask Before Their Child Choses A College

January 5, 2012

Four year college graduation rates for African-Americans stand at 40.5%. Find out what you can do to increase your child’s chances.

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Three Morgan State Alums Put An End to Your Gift Buying Dilemmas

December 23, 2011

In an arena we’re less than 1% of all technology start-ups are created by African-Americans, these three Morgan State alums have created a product that will help you find the perfect gift for those special occasions.

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Bank of America Agrees to Pay $335 Million To Settle Discrimination Charges

December 22, 2011

Bank of America has agreed to pay $335 million dollars to settle allegations that it’s Countrywide Financial unit discriminated against minority home buyers.

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Why You Shouldn’t Suspend Your Job Search Over The Holidays

December 20, 2011

Taking the holidays off from your job hunt might be a huge mistake according to a recent Wall Street Journal article. In fact, the holidays might just offer the perfect job-hunting opportunity.

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How Three Women Knocked Down By The Recession Came Back Stronger Than Ever

December 18, 2011

This month’s issue of Essence magazine shows how the recession forced three women to re-examine their lives, harness inner strengths, and embrace new realities.

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Tone Deafness and “If I Were A Poor Black Kid”

December 15, 2011

It seems Forbes contributing writer Gene Marks set off a firestorm with his latest column, “If I Were A Poor Black Kid.”

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College Parents: Sleeping on the FAFSA Could Cost You Dearly

December 13, 2011

Procrastination in completing the FAFSA form could cost your child financial aid money.

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Banking Officials Allegedly Targeted Minority Home Buyers With Subprime “Ghetto Loans”

December 10, 2011

Revelations from banking insiders themselves show banks played a leading role in the foreclosure crisis, often preying on minority borrowers in the process.

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If You Think You Can’t Go To College, Think Again

November 12, 2011

Think you don’t have the grades or money to go to college? Think again. The College Board shows you how anyone can go to college.

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Generational Wealth Gap Explodes

November 8, 2011

The wealth gap between the generations has exploded. Influenced by high college costs and a stagnate job market, today’s young adults are making little economic progress compared to previous generations A report released by the Pew Research Center found that households headed by those 35 and younger realized a net worth of just $3,662, while […]

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