“The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter — And How to Make the Most of Them Now,” A Book Review

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Thirty is the new twenty. Forty is the new thirty. Oh girl, don't worry! Women are having kids well into their forties nowadays; you've got … [Read more...]

Money Crashers: Six Strategies for Becoming Debt Free

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  David Bakke dug himself out of over $30k in credit card debt he accumulated during his college years. He is now debt-free and shares his … [Read more...]

Daniel Patrick Moynihan Predicted the Future of the Black Family But Too Few People Actually Listened

The Negro Family: The Case for National Action, the 78-page report written by a then 38-year old Daniel Patrick 'Pat' Moynihan, an assistant secretary … [Read more...]

BREAKING NEWS: Fiscal Cliff Averted Before the Thursday Deadline

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So, you may have missed it amongst the Kim K. pregnancy news and New Year's celebrations, but we were still in line to go over the fiscal cliff. Well, … [Read more...]

Why Does the “Fiscal Cliff” Seem to Make Everyone Crazy?

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In a recent post on this site about the "fiscal cliff," the author discussed this "old becomes new" economic situation in much the same language used … [Read more...]

Road to Recovery? Job Growth Improves in October for Both Women and Men

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With all the talk about businesses laying off workers after the re-election of Barack Obama, there's some good news to report. According to … [Read more...]

Jamila: “He said I was too broke to be in a relationship.”

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Everyone single person hates this question, but we've all probably been asked it at one time or another: So, why are you single? I like to respond … [Read more...]

Nine Financial Mistakes Women Make When They Divorce

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By Emma Johnson, WealthySingleMommy.com  Check out Emma's blog, here. I try to avoid statistics that highlight how women and mothers are … [Read more...]

Black Consumerism: Recession or Excession?

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A few weeks ago, I returned to my native Louisiana.  Exchanging the NYC public transportation for my stepfather’s Chevy was a nice change of pace.   … [Read more...]

The Sweetest Déjà Vu Pt. 2: 11 Tips for Landing the Job and Keeping The Faith

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I can hardly believe that pretty much one-month short of a year, I not only finally have a full time job again but also it's one in my field. The … [Read more...]