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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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Dance Like the World is Watching

For many women asking for help is foreign to them. They are so busy helping others that they don’t think to or even know how to ask for help themselves. Deborah Cohan (see video) gives us a wonderful example of asking for what we need. Moments before she goes into surgery for a double mastectomy

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Say No Like You Mean It

This time of year is full of too many things to do any not enough time. You’ve probably said yes to things that you don’t want to do or don’t have the time to do. And you end up kicking yourself and resenting others as a result. Saying no isn’t easy especially for people who

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5 Steps to Change

As human beings we get fantastic ideas, have the energy and excitement to implement them only to find ourselves struggling a few weeks or even days later. And such is my journey to financial freedom that I’m sharing with you. Understanding the five Stages of Change has been helpful for me to have compassion for myself when

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Edit Your Closet: Love It or Lose It!

By T. Espinoza If you’re anything like me, editing your wardrobe is a task that sounds easy in theory but the execution of it? Not so much. When it comes to my wardrobe, there’s always a thing or two that I just cannot let go of, so I find myself having to edit more often.

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15 Tips on How to Plan a Money-Making Yard Sale So You Can Pay Your Debt

When I was focused  on eliminating my graduate school student loans of $40,000, I entered into hustle mode. Hustle mode is when you focus on finding ways to increase your income through sales and entrepreneurship instead of through decreasing your expenditure, getting a second job, or hard-core savings. Don’t get me wrong; both strategies (increasing

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5 Strategies to Adhere to Your Budget

About 32% of Americans have a household budget. Having a budget it an amazing start, but it is not enough. You have to know how to follow it. Last week I discussed the steps that you need to follow to develop a budget for the holiday season. This week I want to share 5 strategies

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Are You Ready to Build a $10k/year Online Business…On the Side?

Saturday night I was in the midst of great company.  Kissa, the founder of Buttafly Unlimited and creator of those super popular I LOVE MY HAIR t-shirts and I were meeting at Panera Bread and coming up with ways to make a bigger difference in the world with the work that we do.   It

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