7 Ways to Resist The Urge To Shop When You Have a Closet Full of Clothes But Nothing to Wear

So last week, I went into Dresses for Less.  I had absolutely no business going there, but there I was nonetheless. Outside of thrift stores, that is my spot for finding cute, new dresses at next to nothing. Well, within a few minutes I had about 8 dresses in my hand and justified the purchases by

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4 Times That You Should Think With Your Head Instead Of Your Heart

If money actually grew on trees and humans were 100% logical, there would be no need to be particular with how and with whom we spend our money  . But since neither of these is true, we have to start thinking with our heads instead of our hearts if we ever want a chance to live

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Achieve Financial Freedom: Investment Tips for Empowered Women

When it comes to money in the household, women are said to have more power in managing and budgeting than men. They were found to be more in control of the household financials especially when they are the breadwinner. Thus, it shouldn’t be particularly challenging for women to begin investing their money to attain financial

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Your Why Is More Important Than Money

Imagine you’ve been working very hard on a project or business in order to make a difference and earn more money (professionals stick with me, the lesson is for you too). You’ve put in years of work, blood, sweat, and tears. You just made a move that has made you millions and will continue to

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5 Emotional Reasons for Spending and How to Overcome It

By Aisha Taylor How many of you have ever gone shopping, brought the items home, and then thought, “Why did I buy that?”  If so, you may have purchased that item because you were emotionally shopping.  The problem with emotional shopping is that often times we purchase things that we don’t need, and we spend

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Who Runs The World? Girls!!! 5 Facts That You Need To Know About Women and Wealth

Earlier this month I attended a Morgan Stanley workshop called, “Women and Wealth” headed by the Urban Girl Squad to increase my financial acumen and because, as you know, personal finance and empowerment are passions of mine. The workshop covered the basics as it relates to savings, money management, and retirement. Their message, like any

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Why You Must Increase Your Financial Self-Awareness To Slay Your Financial Goals

Hey Mr. DJ Ever hear a song that you don’t really like on the radio, but because they play it so often, it kind of gets stuck in your head? We all have. It’s definitely annoying,  but there is no real harm in having a corny song take up some temporary head space before being

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How Do I Use Money As a Tool to Live My Juiciest Life? Here are Three Steps

Do you know of a woman that, despite not-so-great circumstances, keeps it positive and looks at the world through a lens of hope, faith, and overall positivity?  She has confidence, stays calm, and knows her purpose in life? Her light and energy are contagious and you just want to soak it all in? Then, you

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4 Ways To Put Your Financial Needs First

Putting yourself first is probably the best thing that you can do for the longevity of your finances and your peace of mind. All of your dreams, passions, and short-term goals, no matter how big or small have a price tag. But in order to realize any of them, you have to get into the

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4 Ways to Combat the “I’m Rich on Payday” Feeling

Have you ever looked at your bank account on payday and felt like you were rich? Did the increase in your account start to make you excited and anxious? Did that money start to burn a hole in your pocket and you just had to spend it to treat yourself for working hard over the

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