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Dead End Jobs have a Place

Oh, crap did I just do it again? Did I just get another job… Ok, people so a moment of truth… for the past five years I have had a list of countless dead-end jobs, but not because of what you think. With my past working experience, it would be easy to get a “good” […]

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Why Children’s Need Financial Literacy

Children and Money Many adults believe that the topic of money is too complex for children. However, this type of mindset can be harmful to a child’s financial future. Money is a topic that should be taught to children at a young age. Financial literacy is like any other learned skill the younger you learn […]

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College Bound – Don’t Forget the Fees

If you are the parent of a high school senior you are more than likely going to graduations in the next few days or weeks. I am sure if your reading this post-college is on your mind. Here are fees you should know about before your kids go to college. After speaking to parents all […]

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I’m Not Invincible! Lesson Learned

August Guest Blogger: Dominique Gonzales   Imagine opening a medical bill, and the total amount due is over $500,000. How would you react to this? My immediate thought was, “Ha! They’re never going to get that kind of money from me.” At the time, there was no way that I could have come up with […]

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Money Advice From Mother to Daughter (Part 2)

My guest bloggers Elkinsette Clinton submitted her story for June. It was so informative and touching. If you have not read it I suggest you read it. Her story sparked the theme for the month of July. The theme is “From Mother to Daughter.” With the help of social media, I asked one simple questions […]

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Money Advice From Mother to Daughter (Part 1)

Back in May, I posted a request for guest bloggers and in June Elkinsette Clinton submitted her story. It was so informative and touching. Her story sparked the theme for July. This month’s theme is “From Mother to Daughter.” With the help of social media, I asked one simple question to thousands of moms. “What […]

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I Think I Do (Future Spouse Money Talk)

As a woman, in a relationship, I must say I’m a little nervous. This guy is nice, and I’m sure he has what it takes to be a good husband. One conversation we have not had is about finance. Don’t get me wrong he knows what I do for a living, and I know what […]

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25 Tips to Teach Your Child Money (Part 2: Tips 13- 25)

13. Have a Home Store For parents on a budget, you can always be creative and create the home store. Have your children earn paper money that you create. They can use that money to buy snacks or services. Services like one no chores day or one no cleaning my room pass. It can create […]

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How Sickle Cell Affected My Financial Story

This is my personal story and how sickle cell affected my finances, but is also a story about anyone who has a chronic illness. While writing this story, I spoke with a few friends with their illnesses and realized this could be for someone with a chronic illness. Reading this story will help you to […]

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