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What $100 Will Get You From State To State

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on MadameNoire August 10, 2016. A dollar isn’t always a dollar. In fact, it can equal a lot less depending on where you’re spending it, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The Bureau recently revealed what $100 can buy, state by state because prices–even for a cup of coffee — […]

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How To Save Your Kids From Being Broke Adults

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on MadameNoire on September 24, 2015. Given that our children are likely our greatest expense and greatest love, perhaps it might be helpful to discuss how we teach them about money. If you raise your kids to be financially responsible, they can be assets to you during retirement. […]

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Why Blacks Were Wealthier 30 Years Ago

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on MadameNoire February 9, 2011 The dwindling wealth of Black families is very real. MarketWatch highlighted this issue recently pointing out that the recession has hit Black families harder than other racial groups. Median household income for Blacks fell 7.2% from 2007 to 2009, as compared to 4.2% […]

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Cathy Hughes Makes History As Urban One’s Founder Is Inducted Into The Broadcasting Hall Of Fame

Cathy Hughes, founder and chairperson of Urban One, Inc., was making history Monday as she prepared to be inducted into the Broadcasting Hall of Fame. The trailblazing media maven will become the first African American woman to receive such an honor in the radio category when the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) hold its Achievement […]

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Legacy Lives On: Exploring The Rebirth Of Black America Through Three Black Women

Prudential and Urban One explore the rebirth of Black America by tapping into three Black epicenters; Detroit, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Atlanta through the lives of three women in different phases of their own financial well-being. Although their journeys are uniquely individualistic, each woman is learning about the importance of having honest conversations about what legacy […]