Black filmmakers have been making some of the most profitable movies lately, yet they are still struggling to get projects launched through a major studio. Find out what it takes to get the green light for a film (and who has enough cachet to do that), and get insight into finding alternatives to the Hollywood studios. For additional details on going the independent-film route, log on to www.blackenterprise.com.
Movers and Shakeouts
The rumbling in the dotcom industry continues as black-focused sites struggle to grab an audience while holding on to disappearing capital. It's anyone's guess who will survive the shakeout. But we'll show you which sites have the hits--and the business plans--it takes to come out on top.
SHOPPING FROM HOME? GO TO "B.E.SHOPNET" ON YOUR WEBSITE
Ever thought of contacting a financial professional to answer your money questions? Well, now you can as BLACK ENTERPRISE and Charles Schwab team up to give you winning financial advice with "B.E. Smarter with Schwab." Just log on to blackenterprise.com through December and submit your investment question. If it's selected and answered by a Schwab Investment Specialist, you'll receive a special prize--and be eligible to win a Palm V. Winners will be posted daily at www.blackenter prise.com during each month. So log on and ask; you just might win.
Win $2,000 and become financially fit
Need to make a fresh financial start? Log on to www.black enterprise.com and enter the "2001 Financial Fitness Contest" If your entry is selected, you'll be one of 12 winners to receive a personal consultation with a financial planner and a cash award of $2,000 to put you on the right path. Your story will also be featured in an issue of BLACK ENTERPRISE. Remember, it's never too late to start building for the future.
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For whom the bell tolls
In "Before the Bell," Executive Editor Dingle reviews picks, pans, and sector plays before the market opens. Get the scoop here. Also, check out Dingle's live cybercast on Yahoo? every Wednesday at 9:44 a.m.
All in a day's work
Counting the hours until quitting time? Need a change? BE Careers Editor Clarke shows you how to motivate, market, and win that dream job.
Down to the wire
Maximize your money with Consumer Affairs Editor Brown as she guides you around product pitfalls. From appetizers to vacation spots--you'll know how to live large without breaking the bank.
More African Americans are pooling their resources to start investment clubs. BE Contributing Editor Brown profiled some clubs in her book, The Millionaires' Club (John Wiley & Sons, $19.95). Read the excerpts online.
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