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3 Tips To Consider Before You Quit Your 9-To-5 To Pursue Your Passion Full-Time

When I decided to leave my job to pursue my side-hustle full-time, I was equal parts excited and frightened. I was excited because I actually had a chance to pursue something I was extremely passionate about. I was frightened because my job allowed for financial security and a level of predictability I enjoyed. Quitting meant

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3 Money Lessons I’ve Rediscovered During Quarantine

I live in New York City, the epicenter of the coronavirus. Before it started to sink in how serious this public health scare was, I kept to my regular work and social schedule — which always translates to spending. Since state mandates have forced us to stay home and have shut down all non-essential businesses,

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Business for Growth

For most small business owners, one of the biggest goals is to see consistent growth or success. Unfortunately, you’ve probably heard statistics before about 20-50% of small businesses failing in their first year. While information like that can be disheartening, that doesn’t mean your business or your passion will become just another statistic.  Are there

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5 Ways To Look After Your Bank Account During This Testing Time

Life isn’t exactly a walk in the park financially in the best of times. Well, for some, it’ll be quite a stroll, but the majority of us need to keep an eye on things pretty much every day. One day, everything can be hunky-dory. The next day, though? A problem could arise out of seemingly

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Demystifying Your Blog’s Load Speed

Anyone who has ever had a business brainwave and created their first website of their own would have most likely ended up on a managed service that would help you create a visually appealing website in a few minutes, which admittedly would turn into hours of tweaking. Moving things a few pixels to the left

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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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The One Way that Black Women Can Move From Making ‘Good Money’ to Amassing Immense Wealth

After an unexpected layoff in April 2014, Mutale Nkonde was feeling desperate.  She had always wanted to start her own business but was afraid that she couldn’t because she didn’t have the start-up capital. After working with a credit counselor, she raised her credit score to be approved for a $10,000 business loan. She founded

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7 Branding & Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners Just Starting Out 

viable marketing plan so your ideal client will know about you and your products and services and vice versa. Christine St.Vil and Julian Kiganda, sisters and co-authors of Whose Shoes Are You Wearing? 12-Steps to Uncovering the Woman You Really Want to Be and owners of Moms N’ Charge and Bold & Fearless, respectively have

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How to Make Easy Money with Electronic Recycling

Technology is advancing at an increasingly fast pace, which causes the turnover for electronics to also increase. New electronics come out every few months and many only last for 2-4 years before you have to replace it. The average lifespan of a smart phone is 18 months. The average lifespan of a desktop computer is

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