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What would you do if Black Enterprise gave you $2,000? Enter our Financial Fitness Contest and you may have to make that decision. As part of Black Enterprise’s Wealth for Life thrust, we hold a monthly Financial Fitness Contest in which we help one of you solve some overwhelming financial challenge with the help of a financial advisor, our editorial team and $2,000 to kick-start your wealth-building program.
For a decade, Black Enterprise has awarded scores of our readers $2000 to kick-start their financial lives through our Financial Fitness Contest. So far, we’ve given away nearly a quarter million dollars, and counting. Take our poll and tell us: What you would do if you received the cash prize?
oÂ Â Â Eliminate debt
oÂ Â Â Use it for a down payment on a home
oÂ Â Â Go bargain shopping
oÂ Â Â Invest it for retirement
oÂ Â Â Put it toward savings for my child/children’s education
oÂ Â Â Make a donation to my favorite charity
oÂ Â Â Take a vacation
oÂ Â Â Put it into a money market or savings account for emergencies
oÂ Â Â Other
Derek T. Dingle is the editor-in-chief of Black Enterprise magazine.