Masters of Technology

These innovators combine inspiration with raw talent to create some of the world's most revolutionary technologies.

In technology, it’s not enough to build a better mousetrap. So what separates the…

By Dale Coachman


The Business Of Faith

Black megachurches are turning pastors into CEOs of multimillion-dollar enterprises

Bishop Thomas D. Jakes, impeccably attired in a gray suit and polka-dot tie, holds…

By Nicole Marie Richardson


Shopping for the Right Mortgage

Following this advice can help you find the loan that meets your needs

Mari Springs’ voice quivers as she relives the tale of raising $4,500 in three…

By Tanisha A. Sykes


Secrets of Successful Investment Clubs

Following these strategies can help yours enjoy longevity

When BLACK ENTERPRISE profiled the GrassRoots Investment Group L.L.C. in July 2002, the club…

By Matthew S. Scott


A New World Ahead

With new life changes underway, Stacy Hall is focusing on her own financial goals

Stacy Hall says it’s her time now. “I’ve just begun to really think about…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash


Passing On The Wisdom Of Wealth

The Bell family enrolled their teenage son in a Financial Camp to expose him to the basics of Money Management

When Donna and Terrance Bell married 16 years ago, they didn’t see eye to…

By Janelle Williams


A Philadelphia Story

Lee Daniels returns to the City of Brotherly Love

“The allure, excitement, and weather were very intriguing to me,” says Lee Daniels…

By Tennille M. Robinson


Cruising the Mediterranean

A 10-day tour of arts, artifacts, and grand views

Entranced by the serenity of Southern Europe’s Mediterranean coastline, I basked in the sun’s…

By Derek T. Dingle


Going Once… Going Twice…

Uladia Taylor's at auction

The crowd stirs as Uladia Taylor rattles off an almost indecipherable litany of…

By Leslie E. Royal


Shop Elsewhere

Q: My brother was shopping for a particular doll for his daughter at…

By Tanisha A. Sykes


Coming To A TV Near You

Changes in technology give viewers more options than ever

With the overload of technology, it’s easy for consumers to overload. HDTV (high-definition…

By Alexis McCombs


Can A Creditor Garnish Your Wages?

The dirty little secrets you were never told

Credit card companies have scores of products. They also have just as many ways…

By Raelyn C. Johnson


Starting Anew

Q: I’m trying to reestablish my life. I was a victim of mental…

By Tanisha A. Sykes


Beating the Sunday night blues

Gear up internally to face the week ahead

2005 study by the Families and Work Institute reports that 44% of American…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Are You a Procrastinator?

Proven methods to start getting things done

Do you make daily resolutions to clear piles of paper from your desk, wash 10…

By Siobhan Leftwich


You’re Hardworking-And?

Q: I am a married mother of two who is interested in changing…

By Sonia Alleyne


Honestly Speaking…

How wimpy language ruins a presentation

What makes a speaker command a room? It’s a combination of factors, but…

By Lee Anna Jackson


Pipeline to Success

How companies and employees benefit from corporate succession planning

Just hours after CEO Jim Cantalupo died of a heart attack in April 2004,…

By Laura Egodigwe


What Should It Cost?

Q: My college buddies and I are thinking about starting a Web design/software…

By James C. Johnson


Technology meets Supplier Diversity

CVM DiversityQuest's innovative database helps companies find minority vendors

Imagine a database of 2 million minority- and women-owned companies that large corporations…

By Fiona Haley