Driver’s license Internet scam

If your driving record is less than perfect, don’t be lured by Internet…

By Ann Brown


Help your kids buy smart

Teach your child healthy spending habits

Kids have more discretionary income than ever before, so it’s important that you…

By Monique R. Brown


Don’t get taken for a ride

Everything you need to know to purchase a used car

Are you in the market for a car? If so, here are three good…

By Jay Koblenz


Power tripping

Stay alert to avoid a nasty fall

Power struggles are a part of life. And while the game to achieve…

By Kirk Charles


Three no-fix mistakes

Fall into these snares and kiss deals good-bye

For advice on how to be a top-notch salesperson, you could easily pick…

By Nashad L. Warfield


Laugh a little

Don' t take your work so seriously

With so much pressure to do more in less time, it’s easy to…

By Phaedra Brotherton


Getting to know you

Understand your personality and improve your work role

Brian Lawrence is an account supervisor for a New York City-based company that provides…

By Sonja Mack


A follower’s guide

In the business world — and society at large — there are two…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Born to shop

The process is threefold. First, she sets up a consultation. “I meet with…

By Terri P. Guess


A piping hot career

Cuba Wadlington Jr. is striking up deals in the natural-gas industry

When the Williams Group decided to spend $3 billion to buy Houston-based Transco Energy…

By Lloyd Gite


Mind your manners

Good behavior makes meetings run more smoothly

If you’re like most professionals, meetings are the bane of your existence. But in…

By Phaedra Brotherton


Cover Story

Do you need a cover letter when you submit your résumé online?

“You should never send a résumé through any medium without a cover letter,”…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Find your market value

Don’t know how much your job is worth? Forget about generic, outdated salary…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Give praise

First, learn how to use it effectively

If you’re like most managers, you know the importance of rewarding employees for…

By Robyn D. Clarke


It takes money to make money

How you can gain a sizable return from currency trading

From mid-July to late August 1998, the major stock market averages dropped about 20%,…

By Donald Jay Korn


School daze

How a Gen-Xer seeks to maintain her portfolio while in grad school

Kimberly Felder knows she has time on her side. Over the past three years,…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Evaluating annual reports

How to separate fact from fluff

A man’s best friend is his dog, but the investor’s best buddy is the…

By Carolyn M. Brown


Job search expenses

You can deduct certain costs when looking for a new job

Q: The company I worked for recently relocated to another state. Instead of…

By Black Enterprise


Standing on shaky ground

Green's portfolio produces spotty returns

The market may have recovered from last year’s seismic third quarter, but some…

By Tania Padgett


Scavenger hunt

Dawn Alston Paige of Loomis Sayles looks for undervalued mid-caps

It’s Dawn Alston Paige’s job to conduct a daily stock market scavenger hunt. Instead…

By James A. Anderson