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By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses A Facebook status update that I recently put up got a lot of people talking and filled my inbox with a lot of messages from people who engaged me in further dialogue...

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A Congressional bill to empower IRS collection of old debt passed in 2011 could impact the tax refunds of up to 400,000 people this year as the new law goes into...

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Reported by Marie S.  According to a 2009 Pew survey, “full-time retirees and working older adults are about as likely to say they are very or pretty happy with their lives.” This is according to a report...

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by Dr Boyce Watkins I’ve never had the chance to meet Michael and Steven Roberts, but I’ll confess that they have me intrigued.  These two brothers started off “without two nickels to rub together” and...

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by Marie S. More than 1 in 4 teens who give birth are ages 15-17. In 2012, more than 86,000 teens ages 15 to 17 gave birth.  These are findings brought by the Centers for...

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by Marie S. According to the GAO (Gov’t Accountability Office),  “refund errors in the site visits (made by GAO to 19 randomly selected preparers) varied from giving the taxpayer $52 less to $3,718 more than...

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Reported By Liku Zelleke Bussing tables to get through college was once something that was feasible. A good college education was something that could be covered by waiting tables and collecting tips. Not anymore. Without...

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In this video, Rev. Charles Butler and Ryan Mack get together on a show called “Faith, Finance and You” on the Harlem Talk Radio Network.  The pastor’s show is a good one, since it leads...

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When we think of the world’s all-time richest people, names like Bill Gates, Warren Buffet and John D Rockefeller immediately come to mind. But few would have thought, or even heard of, Mansa Musa I...

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by Marie S. Have you purchased a cup of coffee, a set of new clothes or probably even a car lately?  Your purchases, and spending habits, as you well know, can affect your credit score. ...

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