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Break The Chains of Financial Bondage With 21 Day Financial Fast


Michelle Singletary is a nationally syndicated, award winning columnist for The Washington Post.  She graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park and Johns Hopkins University and has a Master’s degree in business and management.  Her column, entitled “The Color of Money,” runs in over 100 newspapers and focuses on personal finance issues and advice.  The column has won ... Read More »

What Single Mothers Need To Know About Income Support For Their Families | Jackie Whitehead


By Jackie Whitehead Women have the tendency to look after everyone else but themselves.  We care for our communities, our churches, our children, our co-workers, even the family pet more than ourselves.  There are three pillars of security that every woman needs for a strong financial life for her and her family.  Those three pillars are: health insurance, life insurance, ... Read More »

Job loss with a baby on the way: How Dominique Reese turned a setback into a power play


Dominique Reese is a very successful financial planner, Princeton graduate and all-around financial superstar.  I met her through another financial genius, Ryan Mack, so I am quite familiar with her commitment to financial literacy in the African American community. In this interview, Dominique talks about losing her job right before finding out that she was pregnant.  She says that it ... Read More »

Confessions of a bald-headed bride


by Jenene Asare-Mensah Nearly every little girl, from the time that she is able to speak becomes fascinated with finding her Prince Charming and living her Happily Ever After. I don’t quite understand why girls, as opposed to boys, are socialized to seek marriage, but for whatever reason, it is a reality. And I, like many other girls, dreamed of ... Read More »

Have Modern men been transformed into sissies?

by Thee Urban Sophisticate,  author of 21 Date Ideas for Couples Sick of Dinner & a Movie Over the weekend I posted a status on my Facebook (FB) page asking women if they felt a general sense of protection from men in today’s society. It was a simple yes or no question. The response I receieved was devastating. Majority of the women, ... Read More »