Meet The Team

Posted By Sandy Smith On Sunday, January 12th, 2014 With 0 Comments

Andrea Amir
Andrea Amir, the Organizer of Black Women Save, A Savings Movement that will help and encourage 1,000 Black Women Save $1,000 through the Save 1K Challenge.Take the Pledge and Join the Challenge.  Andrea is also the founder of Smart Money Chicks. Smart Money Chicks’ goal is help women become financially savvy – and stay that way.

Dominique Brown
Dominique Brown is a husband, father, financial planner, author of the book “How to Fix your Credit,” author of Your Finances Simplified, owner of S&D Capital Holdings and a landlord. Mr. Brown’s advice can be found on the Huffington Post, Business Insider, Yahoo, Madame Noir, HR Block and Ebony Magazine.

LaTisha Styles
LaTisha is a young professional who specializes in simple and fun finance for young adults. She focuses on building wealth the smart way: through savvy investing and excellent money management on her blog, Young Finances. As one of a handful of video bloggers in her niche, she produces funny, insightful videos on the basics of personal finance. She believes money is a tool and should be used accordingly, to achieve a specific goal. Her goal is to help Millennials budget, invest and achieve success!

Pat Flynn
Pat likes to call himself the “crash test dummy of online business”. His successful blog and website, Smart Passive Income reaches millions of viewers every month who learn how to run successful online businesses as Pat shares what works and what fails through his own trial and error.

Patrice Washington
Patrice C. Washington has been making money fun since 2003 as a nationally recognized personal finance columnist, television commentator, radio host, speaker and leading authority on personal finance, entrepreneurship and success for women and youth. She’s also the best-selling author of Real Money Answers for Every Woman: How to Win the Money Game With or Without a Man.

Rhonda Williams
Ms. Williams has been teaching and encouraging clients, peers and her family in the area of personal finance for more than 10 years. Ms. Williams is known affectionately as the “All Cash Queen” among her peers and family. As a certified financial counselor, Rhonda brings a wealth of knowledge, expertise and experience to her audience.

Romeo Jeremiah
Personal finance author and philosophical writer. Teaching others how to save money and invest in themselves is his passion.  You can find his books including his latest publication, The Wealth Number on or connect with Romeo on personal website, Life and Personal Finance Reflections.

Sandy Smith
Sandy Smith is the founder of the peer acclaimed personal finance blog, Yes, I Am Cheap and of Colorful Money. She shares winning strategies for reducing debt, building alternative income and starting your own small business.


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