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Financial Check and Update!!

If you have been following me for a while, then you know I am on a journey to financial freedom, and I have been doing a damn good job. I have paid off so much debt since 2015 and I am happy that I am now in the place that I want to be -… Continue reading Financial Check and Update!!

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Financial Friday: Cut Expenses, Add Hustles, Getting Out of Debt

https://youtu.be/PlciA_b4GBQ I have been on a "kicking debt's ass" journey for the past couple of years. I am so determined to be out of debt at 30 and so far, I am on the right road. In the past couple of years I have paid off a credit card ($2500), a personal loan ($3500), the… Continue reading Financial Friday: Cut Expenses, Add Hustles, Getting Out of Debt

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Financial Friday: Debt, Debt, Go Away!

As of today, I have paid off two debts. Wooohooo! That is a huge accomplishment. I have paid off the IRS and a personal loan. Two steps close to being debt free! Even though those are two milestones, I am not ready to celebrate just yet. When I pay off my two credit cards, I… Continue reading Financial Friday: Debt, Debt, Go Away!

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Financial Friday: Why are Black People in So Much Debt?

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A FINANCIAL COACH OR ADVISOR Out of all Americans, my people are the most in debt. We have the highest debts, even those of us who live in low income areas. Why? I blame lack of knowledge, the environment, rappers, Black reality shows, financial ignorance, etc. There are many things to… Continue reading Financial Friday: Why are Black People in So Much Debt?

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Financial Friday: My Plan To Get Out Of Debt

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A FINANCIAL ADVISOR OR COACH. Editor's note: I noticed that I had forgot to include that I owed the IRS money in my last post. I owed them almost $500 and as of yesterday, have paid them off. That freed up $25 every month that is now going to one of… Continue reading Financial Friday: My Plan To Get Out Of Debt

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Financial Friday: How I Got In Debt

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A FINANCIAL ADVISOR OR COACH My goal is to be out of debt by this time next year. This goal is still feasible but I am not going to stress myself trying to make it happen. I owe $21k in student loans and $10k+ to my bank. So, in essence, I… Continue reading Financial Friday: How I Got In Debt

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Financial Friday

DISCLAIMER: I AM NOT A FINANCIAL COACH OR CONSULTANT In the past month or so, I stumbled upon a guy on Periscope named Shanaan Dawda. He is a financial coach and I have heard several different financial coaches but his scopes caught my attention. For starters, he's only two years older than me and he has… Continue reading Financial Friday