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.
I was interviewed during the BadA** Moms Summit by Business Coach, Rebecca Lynn Bolgna about how paying off debt helped me pursue my dream of building a business away from the 9-5 hustle.
Jordan Goodman is a consumer journalist who spent 18 years educating American as a writer with Money Magazine. His latest book, Master Your Debt, is the focal point of our conversation as we talk about ways to save money during the Christmas season.
Jordan also shares tips for keeping your personal information safe and avoiding identity theft. Learn from this expert and save more money while celebrating in style.
Effrem Jackson has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry. However, we focus on the three years it took him and his wife to pay off $40,000 of consumer debt. Toward the end of their journey, they experience a potentially life-changing course of action that was confirmation that debt freedom is a wise lifestyle of choice.
I had a chance to spend some time with New Orleans native, Dee-1 to talk about his passion of using Hip Hop to highlight real issues and spread a positive message with his platform. His viral video, No Car Note, is making waves and drawing attention to exactly how we spend money and how we view presenting false images of achievement.
Besides his lovely accent, I enjoyed talking with Dee-1. You can enjoy a taste of his latest song and find out what he's up to with his latest Sling Shot David Tour.
My friend released an interesting article highlighting people who used blogging as an accountability technique to help themselves dump massive amount of debt.
I reached back into the Midday Money Show archives to pull out conversations from some of them who've joined me as guest in the past.
Accountability just may be your secret ingredient.
Leslie Tayne is the founder of Tayne Law Group, a firm that specializes in helping clients resolve problems with overwhelming debt. Managing money is her business. So it would stand to reason that being in a relationship with someone who was less than forthcoming about his finances would give Leslie pause. It did so much that she called off the wedding.
Would you? Leslie shares her story on the Midday Money Show.
This is the second panel discussion from FinCon. This time, the guys weigh in and help us think about what strategies we need to develop to build, preserve and pass along wealth. The African-American community may be starting from behind - financially speaking, but we don't have to stay there.
This is an all-star panel with Lynette Kolfani-Cox, Tiffany Aliche, Tonya Rapley, and Patrice Washington. These successful financial educators weigh in on the financial state of affairs in the African-American community and what we can do in order to make progress.
This is a preview of an all-star panel with Lynette Kolfani-Cox, Tiffany Aliche, Tonya Rapley, and Patrice Washington. These successful financial educators weigh in on the financial state of affairs in the African-American community and what we can do in order to make progress.
Jose was making plenty of money, but had nothing to show for it. His family came together and learned to budget, live within their means, and pay off debt as a team.
Hilary Hendershott is a wealth manager for an affluent clientele. While she was a professional money manager, she wasn't always managing her personal finances like a boss. She shares how she fixed her personal finances and how you can get comfortable with the idea of investing and work towards building wealth.
Sam and Rob Fatzinger have an amazing debt free story on an average salary with 13 children (plus a brand new foster baby). We talk finances, faith, and family and how they make this work in a world of excess, overextended, and overwhelm.
They are not just surviving, but thriving and their children are reaping the benefits of a solid financial foundation.
When you send your child to college to pursue a college degree, you don't want them to graduate with a mountain of credit card debt. I'm talking to college students who did and a few experts with tips on what parents can do to help their children avoid the same pitfalls with credit cards.
Successful businessman, Ed Peterson, joins the Divas to add a wealthy perspective on this very interesting article. Do you agree? Tune in to find out how Ed encourages us to make the big B.U.C.K.s!
30% of college student graduate with credit card debt, on top of student loans. The average balance was $2500. This is a preview with one former college student who struggled with credit cards in college.
Lauren Greutman is an admitted shopping addict. Her addiction landed her family in $40,000. She's now a recovering spender and she talks about how she lives debt free without stress.
This is a preview of a provocative conversation with Lauren Greutman on how she overcame an addiction to spending.
Tai and Talaat McNeely were heading toward marriage when he dropped a bomb on their otherwise picture perfect relationship. This is the story of how this couple overcame an initial challenge in their first year of marriage to thrive as a couple and become debt free. They now help other couples master money in their marriages. That's why I call them - and you will too - America's Favorite Money Couple.
Tai and Talaat McNeely have a classic love story. Boy meets girl. Boy hides $30,000 of debt until right before the wedding. They worked through the broken trust and learned to work together to pay off debt and become America's Favorite Money Couple.
Melanie Lockert used the "good debt", student loans, to fund her undergraduate and masters degrees. When she couldn't find full-time work, she battled depression, loneliness, and self-confidence issues. Writing a Dear Debt letter and taking action helped her rebound emotionally and financially from a dark hole and helped her pay back all $81,000 of her student loan debt.
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. If you debt has you down and you are plagued with thoughts of hurting yourself, please seek help. Melanie did and it was useful. NAMI is a good place to start.
This week on the Midday Money Show, I chat with Melanie Lockert. She's been down because of her debt. However, she managed to create a community, break up with debt, and create a brand new career as her own boss.
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Jessica Garbarino runs EverySingleDollar.com, a community dedicated to supporting single women in the journey out of debt. Enjoy a conversation about how this single women conquered her mountain of debt.
Jessica Garbarino runs EverySingleDollar.com a community dedicated to supporting single women in the journey out of debt. Enjoy a preview of our upcoming conversation about how this single women conquered her mountain of debt.
I gathered a panel of experts to contribute to a fascinating discussion on whether college-educated women should risk losing $25,000/year by marrying someone who isn't similarly positioned.
Is marrying for love an outdated notion?