Key to contentment: Trust


Philippians 4:12 I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether … [Read more...]

The Fool-Proof Emergency Fund


Most financial advisers recommend that you keep 3 to 6 months of expenses saved up in an emergency fund. You know that, but every time you try to save, the money tempts you and you spend it. Here is a … [Read more...]

You Have Less Than You Think


It’s possible you’ve noticed, but in case you haven’t, let me just say, I really love talking about personal finance. So much so that I volunteer for two organizations as a financial education … [Read more...]

Love You or Lose You


Recently, I had a conversation with one of my closest girlfriends.  The fact that she's one of my closest friends is not incidental.  It's important because that means that she and I are so close … [Read more...]

SisterLinks: The Black Church is the Reason why Black Women are Single & More…


One of the things that I love about the internet is the wealth of information that is available.  Check out these great links below: … [Read more...]

Not So Hidden Racism In The Mortgage Industry


Yes, we have come a long way when speaking of racism in America. We have not however, come far enough. Racism in America is alive and well. … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Why Your Prayers Are Powerless Over Your Money


For a while I wondered if I should discuss religion. After all, our religious beliefs, or lack thereof, can strongly influence the way we manage our money. Still, religion is a sensitive issue. … [Read more...]