Finances

April Watts caught up with author and financial expert Harrine Freeman at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference at the Washington Convention Center.  Watch the ladies discuss Harrine’s book, How To Get Out Of Debt: Get An “A” Credit Rating For Free. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter

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For iPhone:  Mellody Hobson is President of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual…

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Mellody Hobson talks about how to let our kids spread their wings and fly financially on today’s “Money Mondays” segment. According to the Pew Research…

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Mellody Hobson talks to listeners about cleaning up their finances on this week’s “Money Mondays.” It’s time for some financial Spring cleaning? That’s right.  And…

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For New Jersey Powerball lottery winner Pedro Quezada, the Dominican bodega owner who just collected $215 million, the adage “Mo’ money, mo’ problems” has already…

New surveys conducted by Askmen.com and Cosmopolitan reveal some surprising differences in men and women’s attitudes about money. According to the surveys, more women than men believe women put too much value on a man’s finances. A large majority of men have a plan for retirement as compared to their female counterparts. While most men and […]

Spring time should be known for more than heightened allergies and losing an hour of sleep. It’s that time of year when even border line hoarders get the urge to purge through the mounds of unnecessary clutter in their homes. But instead of just throwing everything out, why not put a little planning into getting […]

Being able to successfully save money is one of the most important things that you can do in order to prepare for your financial future. Here are some tips to help you preserve more of your paycheck from goodhousekeeping.com: 1. Visit grocery stores’ websites to find valuable savings coupons that you can print and take […]

It’s that time again! We’re nearing that brief stretch of the year where resolutions become the topic of discussion around our workplace water coolers. At a time when many of us have been so disappointed by having the economy involuntarily defer our dreams, what better time than a brand new year to rejuvenate our greatest […]

When it comes to saving for the future, women, African-Americans and Latinos in general had fallen behind before the recession hit. In a recent survey 54 percent of respondents reported having less than $25,000 in total savings and investments, excluding their home or workplace pension, if any. Some 27 percent said they don’t have even […]

If you missed Fantasia’s appearance on Wednesday’s “Oprah,” the singer sat down with the queen of daytime TV and discussed her family and financial woes.