Don’t Get Distracted by Misguided Money Advice


Having an “I deserve it” mentality when you’re living paycheck to paycheck is a surefire way to stay broke. If you want to constantly live in a state of financial ruin, then justify every … [Read more...]

Adult Workplace Tattlers?


Let us consider these six statements: “Leslie pushed me in the lunch line”, “Stephanie took Michael’s skates”, “Dana said a bad word”, “Tameka skipped 3rd period class”, … [Read more...]

Missed the State of the Union 2011?


We have you covered. The theme of last night's State of the Union was "Winning the Future" View the transcript below. … [Read more...]

Frugality Basics


The hardest part about achieving financial freedom is changing your habits. Before tackling those student loans, working on that emergency cash cushion, or contributing to your retirement fund, you … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions – Did you make one this year?


Did you make a resolution this year? Do you make one every year only to break them by the end of January?  I used to make them until I realized that I was not even sticking to them by the middle of … [Read more...]

New Year – New Attitude


As we start celebrating the arrival of 2011, let's not forget the lessons that we learned in 2010. We learned that we are the only ones that can speak for ourselves, to be more frugal with our hard … [Read more...]

Preparation for success in 2011


What many fail to realize is success comes with a price, and a heavy price at that. Whatever area or expertise you are pursuing will cost you plenty if you want to be succeeding at a higher level. … [Read more...]

Are you generous or spineless?


The likelihood of us becoming close friends is inversely related to your propensity to hassle me. Words generally used to describe me are “smart,” “sarcastic” and just plain ol’ … [Read more...]

Eleven Ways to take a Mental Vacation

Pot of Tea and Map

In the midst of economic difficulties, you may not always have enough funds to take even one vacation let alone more than one or two vacations per year. We live in a fast-track world where time … [Read more...]

Searching for Greatness


“Tell me what do you see, when you’re looking at me? On a mission to be what I’m destined to be…I done’ been through the pain and the sorrow, the struggle—it’s nothing but love. I’m … [Read more...]