Now is the time to buy your new home!

Buy, Buy, Buy

by Kevin Chappell

When it comes to buying a home, now might be the best time in 20 years to do so, according to economists and real estate experts. “Recent… Read More

Michelle Thornhill

Financially Caring for Aging Parents

by Michelle Thornhill

Talking to your family about care in later life can be a very sensitive subject, and sometimes taboo in the black community. We’ve probably… Read More

Are You Covered? The 411 on Term and Whole Life Insurance

Are You Covered? The 411 on Term and Whole Life Insurance

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And if you want to keep your finances in great shape, one of the most important financial… Read More

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Mother Knows Best: Financial Rules to Live By

by Michelle Thornhill

It’s late summer, which means plenty of backyard BBQ talk is still happening in our neighborhoods. African Americans have a… Read More

4 Reasons To Hide Money From Your Spouse

4 Reasons To Hide Money From Your Spouse

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

A slew of research tells us that Americans simply aren’t truthful with their spouses or partners when it comes to money matters… Read More

Need Cash? Here's How to Get It Fast!

Need Cash? Here's How to Get It Fast!

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Has your roof sprung a leak? Has your car broken down? Did your neighbor’s soccer ball find its way through your window? Or… Read More

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3 Red Flags that Could Ruin Your Credit Score

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

You know how important it is to check your credit report at least once per year, but do you know what to look for? Your… Read More

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9 Ways to Cut Spending For Real!

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Saving money can be particularly tough on one or even two income households in today’s economy.  But there are many money-saving… Read More

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PAYDAY LOANS! 7 Ways to Get Rid of Them Now

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

Payday loans are a huge financial burden—and actually illegal in most states because of their predatory lending practices. If you’ve ever… Read More

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5 Financial Mistakes that Can Ruin Your Retirement

by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

It’s hard enough to save and plan for retirement. So why make it even more difficult by committing costly mistakes? Here are… Read More

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