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Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Car?

Here are some key differences that might help you decide

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to your decision on buying vs. leasing your…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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48 Million Infected Chickens Causing U.S. Egg Shortage and Price Spike

The Avian flu epidemic is driving egg prices higher

An avian flu-epidemic has affected more than 48 million chickens and led to an egg…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Shop for a Car Loan

These tips will keep you from spending too much on your vehicle

Few consumers spend enough time shopping for the best car loan, most research the best…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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3 Concerns Consumers Should Have About the Verizon/AOL Merger

Experts and history suggest that privacy, censorship and the Open Internet may be at risk

The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Save on Moving Costs Without Busting Your Budget

Settle into your new home with money to spare

Apply these six strategies to your move this summer to help cut costs and get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Tips For Dealing with Debt Collectors

Things to know when a third-party debt collector contacts you

Here are tips and strategies to help you communicate effectively with debt collectors.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Go Small and Save on Long-Distance Calling Rates

Tips for saving money on phone service

When it comes to long-distance calling, loyalty is a big waste of money.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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How Couples Can Avoid Financial Disaster

Strategies for discussing money with your partner

Talking to your spouse about money may not be easy, but financial challenges are one…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Coupon Shopping Guarantees Big Savings

Must-read tips for savvy shoppers

It’s true that finding a ready-to-use coupon at any given moment can be a time…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Treasury to Put a Woman on the $10 Bill

New 10 will be the first bill in more than a century to feature a woman

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to put a woman on the redesigned $10 bill…

By Courtney Connley

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All Blacks Are Not the Same–Even When it Comes to Money

Battling stereotypes that ignore our cultural differences

There are nearly four million black immigrants in the U.S. and many differing cultures. Still,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Big Apple’s Giving a Big Boost to Minority Asset Managers

NYC to consider diversity when selecting money management firms

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer has taken formal steps to make ensure that firms…

By Stacey Tisdale

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The Economics of Riots: Causes and Solutions 23 Years After Los Angeles

Operation Hope’s John Hope Bryant tells us what it takes to rebuild

The unrest in Baltimore comes practically 23 years to the day after Los Angeles erupted…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Financial Literacy Month: Congresswoman Maxine Waters Takes On the Wealth Gap

Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline

In this special series, “Women in Congress Take on the Bottomline,” we highlight Congresswoman Maxine…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Stand Against Racism Day: The YWCA Makes the Case for Equality, Justice, and Economic Empowerment

BE holds interview with YWCA CEO Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron

Today kicks off the YWCA’s “Stand Against Racism” campaign from April 23 – April 27.

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Women Gets Student Loan Debt Wiped Clean

26-year-old gets $54,000 of debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story

Rhea Shannon gets her student debt forgiven after sharing her heartfelt story.

By Brittany Dandy

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5 Ways for Single Moms to Make Extra Money

These side jobs up your dollars without taking too much time

Single moms can lighten their financial load with these five ways to make extra money.

By Essence Gant

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[BE Exclusive] Snoop Dogg Talks Guns, 401(k)s, and How Blacks Can Raise Their Financial Voice

Snoop wants you to unload gun stocks from your portfolio

BE Exclusive: Snoop Dogg talks to Black Enterprise on guns, 401 (k)’s, and how blacks…

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South African Safari and 4 More Affordable Travel Destinations

The cost to travel to these hot spots has went down drastically

Five affordable travel destinations just got cheaper for American tourists.

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