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WealthyU: Avoid top 5 money mistakes made by wealthy African-Americans

America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens, joined Roland Martin Tuesday on “NewsOne Now” to discuss the top money mistakes made by wealthy African-Americans and how to avoid those pitfalls. 266 more words


Why do we struggle to save?

A couple of months ago, a townhouse in our neighborhood was listed for sale, so we began the process of getting pre-approved for a loan in the amount of $150,000. 1,117 more words


Best. Checking Account. Ever.

When it comes to checking accounts, most people use either a) big bank because of its numerous locations and convenience or b) a credit union because they prefer the customer service, lower interest rates, and lower fees that you don’t receive at a national bank. 529 more words

Personal Finance

6 Things Neopets Taught Me Which No School Ever Did

The word ‘Neopets’ is probably nostalgic to everyone, especially those born in the 90s. It signalled the beginning of an era where you had to fight to use the telephone or the Internet and also the slow loading of images. 815 more words

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Buying CD's Through Your Brokerage Account

For many years at this site I have advocated buying CD’s through your brokerage account (Fidelity, Vanguard, E-Trade, Schwab, etc…). If you buy a CD through your own bank you will usually get a far lower rate for what is a completely commoditized product (they are all guaranteed through the FDIC, after all) than what you can get if you shop around in a brokerage. 117 more words


The Best Performing Stocks of 2015 in the S&P 500

The last full week of March was choppy enough that it ticked the Dow ever so slightly into the red for 2015. The close of 17,712.66 put the index down 0.6% year to date. 717 more words