Me First!

Putting others' needs before your own can be hazardous to your career and your health

Andrew J. Milisits Jr. thought he could do it all. The 36-year-old husband and…

By Tamara E. Holmes


Building Your Business

A strong Web presence is a must

“Having a presence online is like being in the phone book,” says Maisha Walker.…

By Tennille M. Robinson


The Rise of Independent Music

Indie labels maximize control

For the first 12 years of her career, six-time Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer Tamia…

By Nicole Marie Richardson


Eliminate Student Loan Debt–NOW!

Here’s a foolproof plan to get rid of your debt while you’re still young

Like most recent college grads, Tamika Gambrell, now 26, left school with hefty student…

By Lynnette Khalfani-Cox


Ready To Go The Distance

B.E. catches up with a few of our 2006 financial fitness contest winners to see if they’re close to the finish line

As part of the BLACK ENTERPRISE Black Wealth Initiative, we hope that an award…

By Sheryl Nance-Nash


The Luxury of Giving

Unique gifts for discriminating tastes

Road Kill
It’s a cruiser truly unlike any other, particularly for the enthusiast who collects…

By Sonia Alleyne


A Bahamas Mancation—Well, Sort Of

Female writer embarks on a manly travel excursion

I didn’t cut my cigar, a huge faux pas, particularly since I’m trying out a…

By Patricia Jacobs

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Smoke Signals

Johnny Drake on what to expect in a fine cigar

By Alan Hughes
Lounging in a soft leather recliner after a long day, a single…



Bright Gift-Giving Ideas

Some best buys this season for under $100

To take some of the headache out of your holiday shopping and the burden…

By Tara Walker


Wanting More

I am a 23-year-old single mother with a full-time and part-time job. I’m also…

By Tennille M. Robinson


’Tis the Season

Have a generous heart with these gifts of glee

The holiday season is upon us and is often the best time to SHOW…

By Tennille M. Robinson


A Click in the Right Direction

Website teaches youth financial literacy

“There are just too many kids out there who are trying for that easy dollar,…

By Nicole Norfleet

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Diversity Hunt

I have been a corporate communications specialist for six months. I would love to…

By Sonia Alleyne


Negotiating Your Move

Been offered a big opportunity? Here�s how to relocate successfully

When Torra Haynes, manager of merchandising operations for Limited Brands in Columbus, Ohio, was…

By Denise Campbell Laidler


Work is an action word

Bernard Bell, senior vice president for TV One, insists that he knows there is…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard


Count On This

How one young professional blends bean counting and financial controls with business savvy

Name: Stacey Ryan-Cornelius
Title: Senior Partner, Regional Controller Corporate
Finance, Ogilvy and Mather
Location: New York
Age: 38

By Faith Chukwudi


Geek, chic, or super [tech] freak?

Find the perfect present for everyone on your list

Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, all of the above, or none, one thing’s…

By Dale Coachman


Identify and Conquer

I am a 22-year-old entrepreneur and want to expand my business. I sell body…

By Tennille M. Robinson


Management: Via E-Mail

How to successfully manage virtual teams

In 2004, Timothy A. Wilson took his management consulting and organizational development firm national…

By Marcia A. Reed-Woodard


Calling All Recruiters

AgentHR puts staffing agents in charge

Unstable markets and slow economic growth have not put the squeeze on the recruiting…

By Chana Garcia