Key to contentment: Trust

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...]