How to Manifest the Life that You Really Want

A lot of us are walking around with an air of heaviness and hopelessness because we are not living the lives we really want or deserve. But getting to where you want in life may not be as difficult as it seems when you are ready to do what it takes to get there. If you

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My Best Move A step back!! Here’s Why

~Jennifer Ritchie Payette, co-author, “Modular Career Design” I had a nice apartment on the good side of town.  I had just gotten a new(er) car.  I was able to fit new shoes or an outfit into my monthly budget.  I made happy hour or eating out a part of my budget, and maintain a decent

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Four Ways to Handle Extreme Stress with Grace

by Christina Lattimore “There’s going to be stress in life, but it’s your choice whether to let it affect you or not.”  Valerie Bertinelli Stress increases the risk of a heart attack by 25%. Stress increases the risk of heart disease by 40% Stress increases the risk of a stroke by 50% 1 in 5 Americans experience “Extreme Stress” and the symptoms include

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7 Inexpensive Self-Care Tips When Dealing with Stressful Finances

My girl, Tonya from My Fab Finance,  is here with some MUCH needed tips on how to show ourselves some self-love when on a strict budget. Enjoy. –by Tonya Rapley. Financial stresses not only affect your well-being, they can negatively affect relationships, job performance, and pretty much rule your life if you let them. When

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3 Simple Ways To Make Clean and Healthy Living Possible and Cost Effective

Dr. Laurén Doamekpor I consider myself to be pretty healthy and health conscious. I try to stay clear of processed foods, I eat a good amount of veggies and fruits, drink water and work out regularly. But the other day, I realized that there is much more I could be doing to up my game

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3 Ways 10,000 Brown Girls Can Heal Their Relationship with Money

In January, I gave myself the challenge of helping at least 10,000 brown girls heal their relationship with money by the end of the year. Gulp. Honestly, when this thought came to me I wanted to push it away because it seemed too big and too scary. But when my higher self (luckily) stepped in

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How I Became A Brown Girl Landlord Before 35: Part III

As you know by now, you don’t have to wait until you have grey hair to be a property owner and you also don’t have to be a millionaire to get started in the real estate game. In this three-part Young Landlords Series, we’re sharing the stories of three young women whose financial accomplishments in

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What If All Financial Advisors Were Women?

Now that I look back on my investment journey, I realize that it was not an easy road. In fact, it was bumpy and wrought with financial ignorance and financial failure. Here are my most distinct money memories: There was that time that I nearly lost all of my money to a shady “financial advisor”

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Is Your Money Story Holding You Hostage, Like Mine Did?

I’ve always been a mama’s girl.  I always felt I had to protect her, even though I was the little one and she was the big one. Her hurt was my hurt. Her pain was my pain. So when my father up and abandoned his wife and 2.3 kids, I knew the only way to

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Should You Go Into Debt for an Out of Network Therapist?

It was the most expensive treatment I had ever undergone, but it was absolutely worth it.

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