Freeze your credit reports for free directly from your phone. Here’s how and WHY you need to.

Did you know that the three credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion) are not government entities… they’re for-profit companies that aggregate your personal information and sell it to others? Point blank period. So, they don’t really care what happens to your identity…because they’ve already got theirs. Okay sure, we can fine them millions of dollars [...]

Why are you still acting broke? Start changing today.

When I started paying off my 50k of debt, our net salary was 43k per year. Don’t act like you can’t pay off debt because you’re not rich. Start today, and start here.

Tip: Teach. Your. Children. About. Money. 👏🏾

Money isn’t taboo. The only thing that’s taboo is how we talk about it. Trust me... your child will listen if you actually engage them in (age appropriate) finance conversations, and they will grow up to be more financially savvy if you do. 1. Set an example. If you’re slapping down your credit card every [...]

Tip: Put your savings account on your budget.

#FinanceFriday On my budget, I’ve got my mortgage, utility bills, and groceries spelled out each week. I also have: -Rainy Day Fund -Holiday/Gift spending -Dog’s savings (vet bills) -Annuals (car tags, Costco, Amazon prime) Why? Because if I’m serious enough about paying my mortgage payment on time, I need to be serious about my paying [...]

Money Corner – #2 – Boost your credit & make bills easier.

I have been tasked with writing brief financial education articles for my 9-5 job’s monthly newsletter. Here’s my latest article highlighting some actionable and easy to do tips to get started with your journey towards financial freedom. Enjoy!   Want to boost your credit score, and make paying bills easier at the same time?   [...]

Money Corner – #1 – Change your thinking.

I have been tasked with writing brief financial education articles for my 9-5 job's monthly newsletter. Here's my latest article highlighting some actionable and easy to do tips to get started with your journey towards financial freedom. Enjoy!   What comes to mind when you hear the word “budget”?   If you relate the word [...]