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May 25, 2017

Faith and finances should be a natural connection. However, too many people of faith are struggling financially and not able to build wealth and leave a inheritance to their children's children - as the bible suggests.

Debt is a major factor of concern for most African-Americans regardless of income level. We have too much, but this doesn't have to be a permanent scenario.

dFree Global Foundation is tackling the gap in financial education in the Black community head one. The executive director, Tamika Stembridge, discusses the impact and what we can do to prosper individually and as a community.

May 18, 2017

A conversation with relationship and financial experts to delve into tips for couples to create a smart approach to managing money. Finances is a leading cause of stress and blamed for most divorces. When you're money is right, that's one less thing for couples to fight about.

Take heed and insulate your marriage or relationship from common pitfalls that ensure couples.

May 4, 2017

Today’s guest also highlighted his brand of accountability that helped him kick butt and dump debt. Phil Risher graduated with $30K in student loans. But he got focused and didn’t let those student loans become a permanent fixture. This story is for students, parents of students, or just those who think I’ll never get out of debt – it can’t be done. I’m here to say, after repaying 107K in debt – debt freedom is possible. You  just might need a little accountability.

Apr 20, 2017

Why does the Jewish community outpace the rest of our country in terms of wealth attainment? Are there secrets that they operate by which the rest of us don't know about? If money has a spiritual nature as Rabbi Daniel Lapin asserts, you may be missing out without the right tools.

 

This is an interesting conversation with a financial guru who's spent a lifetime teaching others how to prosper financially.

Apr 13, 2017

72% of Americans experience financial stress at least once during the month. I spoke with a range of experts to figure out what we can do to minimize the money related stress. Stress can inhibit progress toward financial goals. Give yourself a mental break and refocus without money-related stress.

 

Mar 30, 2017

Rebecca Neale is the Personal Finance Lawyer. She practices in MA, but is spending her afternoon helping up grasp the basic elements of a good estate plan. You might wonder if this is something you can DIY? Rebecca addresses the pros and cons.

End of life conversations are never rosy, but necessary to have a plan in place so that you loved ones don't have to stress over implementing your wishes in the case where you can't speak for yourself.

Mar 16, 2017

I took the #BankingReimagined tour from Capital One in March and was introduced to a whole new way to bank in this digital, disconnected environment we live.

Capital One's tour made me think about how I bank. Have you given your bank choice much thought. Here are 5 areas you should review when deciding if your bank is the best choice or when choosing a new one.

Capital One is leading a new trend that make have you rethinking how you bank. It's pretty cool.

 

Thank you Capital One for sponsoring this post! This is a paid endorsement. All opinions are my own and were not directed by Capital One.  To learn more about Capital One, visit www.capitalone.com/cafes OR www.capitalone.com/bankingreimagined
Mar 9, 2017

The McFaddens exuded all the trappings of a successful life. However, they were struggling with credit card debt behind closed doors. A challenge issued by their pastor became a light bulb moment.

Now they are free to focus on their dreams.

Tracey and Wendell McFadden first shared their in-progress debt story in 2012. After accepting a challenge to pay off all of their credit cards before the end of 2012 from their pastor, this couple engaged in a Financial Peace University bible study to work on eliminating their consumer debt. - See more at: http://debtfreedivas.org/2015/debt-free-to-follow-your-dreams/#sthash.lu4DJ434.dpuf
Tracey and Wendell McFadden first shared their in-progress debt story in 2012. After accepting a challenge to pay off all of their credit cards before the end of 2012 from their pastor, this couple engaged in a Financial Peace University bible study to work on eliminating their consumer debt. - See more at: http://debtfreedivas.org/2015/debt-free-to-follow-your-dreams/#sthash.lu4DJ434.dpuf
Mar 2, 2017

Sounds like a noble gesture. Right? Well, Alan Corey turned that goal into a reality. The suburban Atlanta native was not known for any special skills. He did not invent the latest Internet craze. However, this author, part-time entrepreneur, and reality TV show regular was a bona fide millionaire by his 29th birthday. He joins the Debt Free Divas to discuss his unconventional journey to millionaire status and the hilarious book, A Million Bucks by 30. This isn't your granddad's personal finance book.

Feb 23, 2017

Why you should run, not walk away from a request to cosign. Here are helpful alternative to help friends and family in a financial bind instead of risking your financial well-being.

Feb 9, 2017

A look at what financial independence is and how you and I can take steps to make that happen while we are young enough to enjoy it.

I speak with Todd Tressider, the Financial Mentor, and Mindy Jenson of Bigger Pockets to get their experience achieving financial independence.

Jan 5, 2017

We have over 20 personal finance experts assembled to help you start the New Year off right.

Learn from the masters on everything from budgeting to boosting your income to investing.

I spoke with two women who made incredible strides paying off credit card debt. They took different paths, but ultimately landed at a place of debt freedom.

Lynnette Khalfani-Cox is a nationally recognize speaker and financial educator. She is The Money Coach and she's a speaker for our summit.

LaTisha Styles started YoungFinances.com to chronicle her journey out of debt and ended up becoming a highly successful digital entrepreneur.

Here is your preview of what to expect in the upcoming New Year New You Financial Summit.

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