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Reported by Liku Zelleke More and more people are finding it hard to pay off debts they accrued by way of student loans. What is more worrying is the fact that the number of people...

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by Dr Boyce Watkins In this video below, Malcolm X gives some very simple, yet powerful advice on the reasons that black people must learn to start their own businesses.  In the speech, Malcolm explains...

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Everyone has a different money situation compared to the next man or woman; however, there are some must have financial tools that everyone can use to secure their financial foundation. Those tools may or may...

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By:  Lorillia Brown-Phillips, The Money Mentor, Your Black World Have you ever been issued a credit card that was charged off due to non payment?  Did you know that a charged off credit card balance...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke It has been dubbed “The Great Recession” and it looks like things are certainly starting to get a little better, at least for America as a whole. According to the results...

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Reported by Liku Zelleke Ever since news reports came out that suggested having a baby and raising it to 18 years would cost an average American family a total of $245,340, it looks like people...

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By Dominique’ N. Reese If you haven’t heard already, there are changes coming to how your credit is being assessed. Fair Isaac Corporation, the company responsible for the FICO score, is changing how it assesses medical...

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by: Dr. Boyce Watkins When I’m not out doing what I do everyday (whatever that is), I am a Finance Professor in my spare time. So, in order to utilize all the years of spending...

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By Lorillia Brown-Phillips Debt is an increasingly common stressor that can trigger depression. Debt can make you feel helpless, hopeless, and low on self-esteem — and these are all symptoms and risk factors for depression, says Nadine Kaslow,...

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by: Dr. Terry Jackson & Silas Burgess III What is the purpose of the family? What is the role of the Mother, Father, Son and Daughter? What is the role of the Grandparents? How often...

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