BREAKING NEWS: Fiscal Cliff Averted Before the Thursday Deadline


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?


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


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


By Emma Johnson,  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?


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


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


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


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?


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...]