It’s day 22, financial literacy month. If more people realized that wealth has more to do with how much you save instead of how much you earn there would be less debt.
This weekend was no different than any other. I know that if I want to live within my means I have to shop around for the deals and opt for store brand.
It’s day 20 of financial literacy month. When thinking of all your goals make sure that its relevant to each. Therefore, when you accomplish your short & mid term goals you’re taking steps closer to long term.
It’s day 19! Today, you will set two short term goals. When setting your short term goals that has a time bound to accomplish of less than six months, you will be concise and optimistic.
It’s day 18! One of the reasons why many consumers are in debt is because priorities aren’t in place. Why aren’t priorities, prioritized?
It’s day 17, find ways to save on groceries. By now, you should see a theme going on. In the past few days you’ve created a budget, sought ways to reduce your spending, created a weekly menu, and now seeking ways to save on groceries.
It’s day 16! How many times have you come home from work only to be exhausted from the day then decide to head to a restaurant? Here’s a tip to save on time and money.
Recently, I planned a meal as I often do and decided to share with each of you. Check out our frugal meal of the day.
It’s day 15, get an accountability partner. It’s time to get someone that’s in your corner and want to see you succeed.
Just because it’s on sale doesn’t mean the item is for you. Learn discipline if you want to get ahead.
It’s day 14, create a budget. Money management has little to do with debt elimination but everything to do with your lifestyle.
It’s day 13, there is hope at the end of the tunnel when you make the decision to look at your spending habits, manage your existing debt and control your future.
It’s day 12, Identify your fixed debt & lower variable debt. If you want to tackle your debt you must know what you’re working with. Think of this as financial warfare, which means you need to know your inventory.
It’s day 11, stop running from your debt and begin to evaluate your expenses.
Berghoff is offering 10 cents beer to customers each Monday during the month of April.
It’s day 10, Once you’ve written down all your expenses for 30 days you will notice where your money is going, how you can cut expenses and what it says about your money habits.
It’s day 9, in order to have an accurate reading of your credit report and have the ability to measure your progress, sign up for Credit Karma.
Hanging out with a good friend. We were gifted tickets and ordered from an affordable menu.
Day 8, contact creditors to lower rates on your credit cards. Creditors reward those with good financial behavior.
Day 7, dispute discrepancies on credit report. Make sure to complete each question and be as detailed with proof, if possible.
Forever 21 offers swimsuits for $4.80.
Since it takes 21 days to change a habit, we decided to create a plan to do just that. Daily decisions no longer become a challenge, but a lifestyle.
Day 6, it’s time to take a snapshot and update your financial resume. Yes, get your credit report.
Day 5, gather financial statements. It’s financial literacy month and you need to know where to begin.
It’s day 4 of Financial Literacy Month. According to our calendar, it’s time to assess our financial situation.
It’s financial literacy month. Let’s continue with our calendar on day 3 to free clutter and get your financial house in order.
Bahiyah Shabazz shares her experience as a financial blogger for the Black Women’s Expo.
Before there’s a change in life you must begin with being truthful and recognize there is a problem.
Bahiyah Shabazz gained useful knowledge from the Financial Literacy Summit held April 2, 2014 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
It seems that now more than ever, many people have the desire to become speakers. Agape Redwood gives tools to transition into a paid speaker.
Since Day 1 is to choose a financial literacy book, I was asked to recommend a few topics. Here are my suggestions of books to get your month started
This month find 30 ways to change your money habits. Each day you are expected to improve your knowledge, change your mindset, and begin believing in yourself.
Body Central has a deal on fit and flare dress available online.
Dr. Dennis Kimbro discussed ‘The Wealth Choice’ at the Black Women’s Expo. Wealth is a function of vision, choice, discipline creativity and belief in self.
Co-founders Jamell Meeks and Nicole Kimbrough launches The Diamond D.I.V.A. Network at a business brunch on April 12, 2014. Jamell Meeks discusses the mission behind the network.