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On air journalist Stacey Tisdale has reported on business and financial issues for more than 15 years. Ms. Tisdale authored a book which was released in September 2007, titled The True Cost of Happiness: The Real Story Behind Managing Your Money.

A financial expert, Stacey has created a life skills and financial literacy curriculum called Winning Play$ for high school students in conjunction with NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott’s All Stars Helping Kids Foundation. Winning Play$ - which aims to reach one million young people over five years - was awarded the U.S. Department of Education’s Excellence in Economic Education award for 2010.

Stacey also is the Financial Correspondent for PBS national newsmagazine show Need to Know. In addition, she is a financial expert on national media outlets including NBC’s Today Show. Stacey has served as a financial expert on “The Oprah Winfrey Show” and in O magazine. She is also a blogger on the Huffington Post – Black Voices platform. From 2002 to 2004, Stacey filed business and consumer reports for all of the CNN networks. During this period, she contributed reports to “Money Talks,” the nationally syndicated program created by BusinessWeek. In addition, she was a business correspondent for CBS MarketWatch, The Early Show, CBS Evening News, and CBS Radio.

Stacey’s journalistic career began at Dow Jones & Co. . Prior to that, she was a cash manager for Wall Street commodities firm Balfour Maclaine International.

In addition, Stacey has created a personal finance curriculum for college students on behalf of the White House that is now a mandatory offering at Historically Black Colleges and Universities across the country. That curriculum is also offered in CUNY schools. Stacey has conducted a research project for the United States Congress on the financial behavior of professional athletes.

She creates financial education and life skills programs for professional sports teams and corporations including WNBA team the Washington Mystics, the NFL Super Bowl champion New York Giants, and the female employees of Microsoft.

Entries by Stacey Tisdale

'What's a 'N-word' Mommy?'

(10) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 1:58 PM

As the African-American mother of a mixed-race 8-year old little boy, I often think about how to keep my son's eyes, ears, and heart, open to the realities and ignorance of racism.

He and a friend recently saw the movie about Jackie Robinson's life, "42," and for the first time,...

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One of the Nation's Most Prominent Organizations Adds Substance and Color to Women's Voices

(0) Comments | Posted October 1, 2012 | 11:28 AM

This weekend, the YWCA is hosting an All-Women Town Meeting in Cincinnati, Ohio to discuss and strategize about a wide range of issues from jobs to the economy to healthcare to civil rights. The event, whose honorary chair is Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, will also serve as a forum...

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Education and Money: A Lesson from Our Mothers that We Must Remember

(0) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 11:17 AM

A few days ago, I was with an amazing group of about eight women, including news legend Carol Jenkins. The conversation was "light," gender stereotypes and the ways in which they have impacted our lives. About halfway into it, we began to speak about our Mothers.

My mom grew up...

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When Friends and Family Ask for Money: 5 Things to Consider

(6) Comments | Posted January 23, 2012 | 9:33 AM

I was recently a guest on the Wendy Williams Show, giving advice on how people can get their 'financial houses' in order. Towards the end of our conversation, the topic of lending money to friends and family came up.

Wendy's energy definitely changed. She became very passionate, pointing...

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The Power of the Black Purse: Making Our Voices Heard this Holiday Season!

(7) Comments | Posted December 5, 2011 | 8:01 AM

I was recently pitching a story to a news director about spending a day with a CEO. I really want to get inside a CEO's head and try to give us a picture of his or her decision making process. The show is focusing on jobs, and the news director...

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Change Our Minds and We'll Change Everything

(21) Comments | Posted November 2, 2011 | 6:14 PM

The Way We Think about Money is the Real Problem

I was recently discussing what I call "Major Money Moments in Black History" with a dear friend named Marcia Canterella. Marcia is the daughter of great civil rights activist Whitney Young and author of I Can Finish College. Major money...

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