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By Dorethia Kelly On Saturday, June 18th, 2016

Worried about Retirement? Try myRA!

If you are at a job that doesn’t offer a 401k or other retirement savings plans there’s another option for you.   There’s a new financial product that the U.S. Treasury is offering to people who may be More...

By Ginger Dean On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Preparing for Retirement: Discover the Three Essential Keys to Helping You Enjoy a Financially Secure Future

I recently read that a woman turning 65 today has a 50% change of living to age 88! And for a 65 year old married couple, at least one spouse has a 50% chance of living to age 92! That makes me stop and think. Although More...

Ask LaTisha!
By LaTisha Styles On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

How Can I Create Diversified Retirement Portfolio? | Ask LaTisha

Today’s question comes from Jody in regards to creating a retirement investing portfolio. How would you invest for retirement? Leave your suggestions in the comments below. Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrint More...

Financial Goals Checklist Jason Butler
By Jason Butler On Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Financial Goals Checklist to Hit By 40

Last year I saw a post on Budgets Are Sexy titled, A Checklist to of 15 Financial Goals to Hit. It had fifteen different goals that people should think about reaching. J Money got the idea from Personal Finance More...

By Aja McClanahan On Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

17 People Who Blogged Themselves Out of Debt

Studies show that you are 42% more likely to accomplish a goal if you write it down. Research also confirms that having an accountability partner or group greatly increases your chances of accomplishing goals. More...

Important of Life Insurance
By Sherrian Crumbley On Friday, October 28th, 2016

The Importance of Life Insurance for African Americans

Life insurance has always been really important to the African American community. Because African Americans didn’t always have access to the same investment opportunities to accumulate wealth as Caucasians, life More...

By Chonce Maddox On Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Set Financial Goals in 3 Easy Steps

Without a goal in mind, you will wander aimlessly. You must set goals. In particular, you should set financial goals. Whether you’ve met your goals or not in the past, it’s the perfect time for a fresh start. Maybe More...

By T K Stewart On Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Tax Planning Strategies to Keep More Money in Your Pocket

You often hear how you should sign up for a 401(k) through your employer, or start college funding for your kids by putting money into a 529 plan.  You may be dabbling in the stock market, but aren’t sure how any More...

By #MoneyChat Staff Author On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

My Top 5 Money Tips for Men

Mind your money. Take the time to learn about financial matters. Often men are so busy providing for others that they do not focus on their financial future, like retirement funds, life insurance, making sure they More...

By Chonce Maddox On Thursday, February 11th, 2016

6 Life Changing Financial Resolutions to Make this Year

The new year is finally here and the big question is, what are you going to do to improve your life? Your finances are a big part of your life that will determine a lot of factors. While you should always be working More...


Did you know?

African Americans are significantly more likely to have some type of debt (94%) compared with the general population (82%). Credit card debt, student loan debt, and personal loans are all significantly higher in the African American community.

Source: Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study