Why African Americans May be Left Out of the 21st Century Job Market

Why African Americans May be Left Out of the 21st Century Job Market

by Dr. J. Marshall Shepherd

Usually when we hear people say someone has a "good job," traditional jobs like lawyer or accountant come to mind.  Indeed… Read More

Job Hunting? Corporate Diversity is More than a Quota

Job Hunting? Corporate Diversity is More than a Quota

by Zerlina Maxwell

With the Supreme Court currently ruling on landmark legal issues including affirmative action this year, the issue of diversity has… Read More

Black, Fresh and 20-Something: Brandon Davis

Black, Fresh and 20-Something: Brandon Davis

by Melanie Yvette

It was three years ago that I was sitting across from Brandon Davis on campus at Temple University. Truth be told, I can’t… Read More

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by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

The pressure is on if you haven’t filed your 1040 tax return for the 2012 tax year. On my free financial advice site, AskTheMoneyCoach.com… Read More

Was Moynihan Right? Scholars Debate Who’s to Blame for Black Poverty<br />

Was Moynihan Right? Scholars Debate Who’s to Blame for Black Poverty

by Kenneth Braswell

A few weeks ago, Fathers Incorporated, Open Society Foundations Campaign for Black Male Achievement and the Urban Institute held a Read More

7 Easy Steps to Spring-Clean Your Finances

7 Easy Steps to Spring-Clean Your Finances

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

How much financial clutter are you dealing with? Spring is a great time of year to tackle some spring-cleaning around the house… Read More

Smart Money Moves

Smart Money Moves

by Sakina P. Spruell

IRS 101 No one likes to deal with the IRS, especially if one needs to pay a hefty bill. Ignoring the problem won’t make it go away… Read More

Need a Job but Hate Networking? Do This!

Need a Job but Hate Networking? Do This!

by Rich Jones

When you hear “in-person networking,” what comes to mind? Making it rain business cards? Kissing butt in hopes of a favorable… Read More

The Truth About Payday Loans<br />

The Truth About Payday Loans

by Dedrick Muhammad

Many Americans are increasingly turning to high interest, short term loans to try to make ends meet, but a brief overview of payday… Read More

8 Ways to Deal with Job-Related Stress

8 Ways to Deal with Job-Related Stress

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Remember the lyrics to the DMX song “Party Up (Up in Here)?” The hook to the song—which was all about venting pure… Read More

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