More on Our Fight for Financial Freedom

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

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Why the Fight for Financial Freedom is so Hard for Black People

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

#DDWID-Don’t Do What I Did: I Opened Up 5 Credit Cards and Maxed Them All Out

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