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...]

Six Ways to Cut Your Homeowner, Car Insurance Costs

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There is nothing that makes your wallet squeal louder today than pulling into the gas station and dropping $50. Gasoline prices have risen more than … [Read more...]

So Much for Multiculturalism, Canadians Say ‘No’ to An “Asian-looking” Woman Appearing On Their Currency

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After consulting with focus groups, The Bank of Canada removed the image of a woman who was deemed to be too "Asian-looking" from the back of its new … [Read more...]

The Housing Market is Rebounding. So What’s That Mean for You?

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It appears that we may be coming out of the years-long purgatory of the Great Housing Crash Cluster-Cuss of 2007. According to the Associated … [Read more...]

Has Greece Saved the Euro…For Now?

As I am not a European citizen (and have never even been to Europe) I'm unsure as to how to interpret the recent election results in Greece. The … [Read more...]