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Budgeting 101 for Parents

Budgeting Made Simple As you know I’m a speaker and I’m also on tour with my children books. Over the weekend I have the opportunity to speak with a group of teenagers and their parents about budgeting. I had a great time and the teens were very interested.  A few even …

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I’m Not Invincible! Lesson Learned

August Guest Blogger: Dominique Gonzales   Imagine opening a medical bill, and the total amount due is over $500,000. How would you react to this? My immediate thought was, “Ha! They’re never going to get that kind of money from me.” At the time, there was no way that I …

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Why Budgeting Matters – Repost

Photo By: Omar Prestwich Why Budgeting Matters I wrote this blog post in 2013 on my blogspot site about budgeting before I became the woman I am today. This was at the beginning of my money journey but after reading this post I realized alot of this information is still ...

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5 Tips for Saving Money while Back to School Shopping

Wow, I’m so excited it back to school season. As a child, I hated back to school season, but as a parent, I cheer for the first day. No, seriously I do. My little monsters have taken over the house and my work place. Hint, Hint I’m an entrepreneur working …

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Money Advice From Mother to Daughter (Part 3)

  I want to quote a little from this guest blogger Elkinsette. If you have not read her post you should. “I did a good job hiding my money issues from her. She had what she needed. We had a place to live and food in the fridge. It was …

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Money Advice From Mother to Daughter (Part 2)

My guest bloggers Elkinsette Clinton submitted her story for June. It was so informative and touching. If you have not read it I suggest you read it. Her story sparked the theme for the month of July. The theme is “From Mother to Daughter.” With the help of social media, …

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Money Advice From Mother to Daughter (Part 1)

Back in May, I posted a request for guest bloggers and in June Elkinsette Clinton submitted her story. It was so informative and touching. Her story sparked the theme for July. This month’s theme is “From Mother to Daughter.” With the help of social media, I asked one simple question …

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One Economical Wedding That Created Priceless Family Memories

June Guest Blogger: Sheryl Sitts As two twenty-somethings in love and excited to marry, we were romance-rich and cash-poor. Living paycheck to paycheck, we set out to create a nice wedding with close friends and family without going into debt. With that intention, everything began to line up for us. …

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I Think I Do (Future Spouse Money Talk)

  As a woman, in a relationship, I must say I’m a little nervous. This guy is nice, and I’m sure he has what it takes to be a good husband. One conversation we have not had is about finance. Don’t get me wrong he knows what I do for …