The Black Enterprise Guide to The Best Of Everything

Products, places, style purveyors, and some really great experiences

Who’s the hottest men’s designer? Where can a woman find the most stylish shoes…

By Sonia Alleyne


A Taste of Italy

Good wine, fresh ingredients, and a class that brings it all together

Foreign visitors to Italy, including expatriate Italians, often make pilgrimages there for three experiences:…

By Joseph Dumas


In the lap of luxury

Thomas Mathes knows how to welcome his guests

Opting for a luxury hotel stay means never having to compromise on comfort and convenience.…

By Patricia Jacobs


Frequent Flier Freebies?

I take frequent business trips during the year, sometimes several in the same month,…

By Tanisha A. Sykes


Flying The Passenger-Friendly Skies

Tips, advice, and tools to deal with airport complications

Consumers who lead busy lives have little time for airport complications. “Any planning can…

By Leslie E. Royal


A New Trend In Auto Financing: Car Mortgages?

Shoppers pay longer to get the car they want

As a full-time real estate agent and married mother of two, 35-year-old Monica Johnson…

By Jeff Fortson


Go Green!

Saving the environment can help you save big bucks

Samara Swanston enjoys a positive cash flow. She recently received a $2,000 tax credit.…

By Sheiresa Ngo


Getting Ahead

I’m a 27-year-old college graduate who can’t secure a full-time job. I’ve temped in…

By Tennille M. Robinson


The Sky Is Not Falling

Ways to help you identify and combat excessive worrying

Anjela N. Minter had always been the anxious type, but after giving birth to…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard


The Making of an Indie

Producing an independent film requires more than talent. Get a close-up look at the development of these movies from idea to screen.

After completing his first movie, The Ski Trip, in 2005, Maurice Jamal was eager…

By George Alexander


A Steady Pace

Maintaining momentum is key to accomplishing goals

While working as a technology fellow at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of…

By Robyn D. Clarke


Above the Rest

Our Small Business Awards winners reap the rewards of passion and perseverance

What does it take to follow your dreams and achieve personal wealth? The answer…

By Stephanie Young


Buying Your First Home?

10 things you need to know before you make the biggest purchase of your life

Like many young people, Pamela Jowers dreamed of one day getting married and buying…

By Tanisha A. Sykes


Drawing The Line

Kimberly Burney Must Avoid Emotional Spending Or Risk Repeating Past Mistakes

“It is more blessed to give than to receive.” But there’s something to be…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash


Need More Than M.B.A

I obtained my M.B.A. last year and I am having the hardest time landing…

By Sonia Alleyne


E-Mail Correspondence

It's easy. It's fast. Make sure you manage it!

Everyone has one. An e-mail misstep story in which a colleague receives the wrong…

By Robin White Goode


International Appeal

A savvy professional builds a career in the world market

Being close to headquarters was once the way to further your career. Does an…

By Laura Egodigwe


Lost In (Cyber)Space

I have had my small business Website since January. However, I have had very…

By Dale Coachman


Backseat Driver

Software takes the wheel in powering mobility

When it comes to mobile technology, one thing is certain: what’s “in” always possesses…

By Alwin Jones


Too Cool For School

Hardware devices get smarter

By now, we’ve grown accustomed to high-tech devices that deliver on the wow factor.…

By Dale Coachman