5 Cheap Memorial Day Destinations

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Can you believe that Memorial Day weekend is only a couple of days away? Memorial Day weekend is usually looked at as the unofficial beginning of summer. The weekend is full of barbecues and other events depending on where you are located. It is one of my favorite Holidays. Below are five cheap Memorial Day destinations that you can choose from. Savannah, More...

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By La Shaun On Friday, May 6th, 2016
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4 Things to Remember Before You Compare Yourself to Anyone Else

They say comparison is the Thief of Joy. It’s true, how can you be happy wondering why she has the house already, gets to travel, has the job, etc. We all do it at one time or another. Social media is a huge playground More...

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Here’s Your Quarter Life Crisis Survival Kit

The concept of the mid-life crisis is common. You grow up, work for a bit, get married, and have kids. A decade or two down the road you feel lost, unsatisfied or unexcited with where your life is going. The concept More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Friday, February 5th, 2016
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How to Throw a Frugal Super Bowl Party

The Super Bowl is February 7th this year. Will you be visiting friends to watch the big game or will you be hosting? When you host friends and family for a get-together – let alone to celebrate a huge sporting More...

By LaTisha Styles On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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5 Simple Ways College Students Save on Groceries

Do you have a monthly grocery budget or do you just go to the grocery store and buy what you want? Be honest, you don’t like waiting in the checkout line behind the extreme couponer. You know the one who has a More...

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By LaTisha Styles On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015
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How to Navigate Your Quarter-Life Crisis

The time in your early to mid-thirties is a time of immense growth and personal change. You may have graduated from college, moved hundreds if not thousands of miles away from friends and family, and you’re likely More...

By LaTisha Styles On Friday, November 20th, 2015
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Why You Should Skip Black Friday this Year

Yes, I said it. It’s a good idea to sleep in the day after Thanksgiving and skip the most popular sales event of the year. The term ‘Black Friday’ was derived in the mid 1900s by the Philadelphia Police Department More...

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By Natasha Campbell On Thursday, November 5th, 2015
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I Should Not Be a Grinch This Christmas…

What’s wrong with me? This is ridiculous. I should be able to keep my hard earned cash during the holiday season without feeling guilty. And then you get caught up in the bells and whistles of the holiday season. More...

By LaTisha Styles On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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Money Saving Tips for First Time Apartment Renters

Renting your first apartment can be both an exciting and slightly stressful experience. Having a place of your own will grant you freedom but many financial responsibilities will be added to your plate as well. Given More...

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By Natasha Campbell On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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5 LIFE changing tips to teach your teen

In life as parents, you prepare an invisible suitcase of tools to help your child for life’s opportunities. Teaching your child the value and importance of financial literacy can save you a lot of More...

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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