Ok so we're in the technology age and we've got ourselves glued to our phones day in and day out. How about we put some things on that phone that elevate our minds, business, and money? How about we put some things on that phone that celebrate our community, advance our economic growth as black … Continue reading 7 Apps Black People Need to Download Right Now
Hmm. Good question. My short answer: spending it can be, but understanding it, not so much. The way I first understood it growing up was simply spending and saving. That's it. There wasn't any where did it come from, how do I invest it, what is it worth, what do I really do with it … Continue reading Can Money be Simple?
So just a quick post here to supplement yesterday's post about why the fight for financial freedom is so hard for black people. I came across Dr. Umar Johnson and some of his work a few days ago and I just couldn't get over how powerful this short clip is in explaining the importance of … Continue reading More on Our Fight for Financial Freedom
Reading my last post about credit cards, something dawned on me: I just don't understand why black people started in this cycle of bad credit, of bad financial decisions period. We have the same resources as everyone else. But Wait. As soon as I said that I thought: We've actually never had the same resources … Continue reading Why the Fight for Financial Freedom is so Hard for Black People
So when I was 22 I decided to open my first credit card. I honestly didn't want to because growing up black, how many of our parents told us to "stay away from those credit cards?" Or who had a parent open one in their name young and never paid it so you thought you … Continue reading #DDWID-Don’t Do What I Did: I Opened Up 5 Credit Cards and Maxed Them All Out