NIKE STOCK HITS AN ALL TIME HIGH 

  Nike’s run of success continues, as the brand’s stock hit an all-time high this week. According to the Portland Business Journal, Nike’s stock soared to $136 USD per share on Tuesday (Dec. 22) after it reported a 20 percent increase in future orders in its second fiscal quarter — which is measure of the demand […]

STAR JONES TALKS ABOUT CAREER SUCCESS, MONEY AND CAPITALIZING ON DIVERSITY

When you think of Star Jones, you probably think of her as one of the hard-hitting hosts on the ABC hit daytime talk show The View, or her role as a spokesperson for such high-profile causes as the American Heart Association’s (AHA) National Go Red, or her highly successful legal career, which included a stint […]

MILLENNIAL WOMEN MUST START SAVING AND PREPARING FOR RETIREMENT

A recent study by Ameriprise Financial shows that millennial women are likely to feel stretched financially and are the most likely to have difficulty balancing the need to spend time managing money with other responsibilities. Here is part three of the conversation BlackEnterprise.com had with Suzanna de Baca, vice president of wealth strategies at Ameriprise […]

SMART WAYS TO SAVE FOR YOUR CHILDREN’S COLLEGE FUNDING

It’s Financial Literacy Month, the perfect time to take a closer look at the best way to plan financially for your children’s higher education needs. Dawn Brown, senior financial advisor at Altfest Personal Wealth Management, advises parents to think along two tracks: savings and financial aid. “The optimal time to start college planning is at […]

FINANCIAL TIPS FOR GENERATION X WOMEN

Black women who are members of Generation X get a double-whammy. In addition to dealing with the financial challenges that all black women face – having a harder time than others getting loans and paying bills, making 64 cents for every dollar white men make and, often, raising children on their own – they also […]

SOL FUSION PRESENTS: “THE AUTOPSY” IN ATLANTA

Influencer Coalition It’s time… What is The Autopsy? A town hall discussion that dissects some of the key issues that affect African-Americans and underserved communities and educate the AA community to understand how we can use our influence (money, power and politics) to promote necessary change. Who is Influencer Coalition? A diverse proferssional group of industry […]

SOL FUSION PRESENTS: “THE AUTOPSY” IN ATLANTA

Influencer Coalition It’s time… What is The Autopsy? A town hall discussion that dissects some of the key issues that affect African-Americans and underserved communities and educate the AA community to understand how we can use our influence (money, power and politics) to promote necessary change. Who is Influencer Coalition? A diverse proferssional group of industry […]

SOL FUSION PRESENTS: “THE AUTOPSY” IN ATLANTA

Influencer Coalition It’s time… What is The Autopsy? A town hall discussion that dissects some of the key issues that affect African-Americans and underserved communities and educate the AA community to understand how we can use our influence (money, power and politics) to promote necessary change. Who is Influencer Coalition? A diverse proferssional group of industry […]

TIPS ON BUYING LIFE INSURANCE

If you’re shopping for life insurance, you most likely have plenty of questions. You might want to know how much insurance you need or what kind you should get. Take a look at this infographic by Bankrate.com for answers to some of the questions that might arise.

JA’NET ADAMS SHARES HER STORY OF HOW SHE CLIMBED OUT OF $50K HOLE OF DEBT

Today, we bring you the story of Ja’Net Adams, author of the book Debt Sucks. She was able to pay off a whopping $50,000 in debt in a little over two years. Here’s a peek into our conversation. How did you get out of $50,000 worth of debt? Ja’Net Adams:  It all started with the […]

FLY FASHIONG SIGHTING: SMW “BIGGIE 94” HOODIE

  FLY FASHION SIGHTING   SMW drops the “Biggie 94” hoodie. Hoodie has a picture of the Nortorious Big wearing a Coogi sweater. Hoodie cost around $105. Hoodie available at HARD TA KNOCK SHOPPE

TOP CONTRACT FREE SMART PHONES ON THE MARKET

When it comes to smartphones, there was a time when cheap really meant shitty. That’s no longer true.But which cheap phones are most worth buying? I found two. Like many of you, I used to be sucked into the endless black hole that was crazy expensive smartphones, complete with the two-year carrier ball-and-chain. Then I […]

TOP LOAN CONSOLIDATION LOAN COMPANIES OF 2014

When you’ve fallen behind on your payments, it can feel like there’s nowhere to turn. One potential option to get organized and streamline your bills is debt consolidation. Debt consolidation lets you roll several debts into one loan with a lower interest rate and longer payment term. That means you’ll pay less each month to […]

TAKE NOTE FROM WARREN BUFFET’S TWO LISTS

A few weeks ago, there was a pretty great story going around various business and finance websites about Warren Buffett. According to the story: One day Buffett went up to his pilot named Steve and jokingly said to him that “the fact that you’re still working for me tells me I’m not doing my job.” […]

EAT HEALTHY AND SAVE MONEY

With five people living under our roof, our food budget quickly stacks up to become a major part of our family’s expenses for the month, which naturally means that we’re very interested in methods that can reduce our food spending while also putting a variety of meals on the table. At the same time, we […]