Posts in category "Finances"

Financial Empowerment: Top 5 Things Rich People Do to Stay Rich

1. Negotiate purchases.  For example, if you’re buying a car, shop around advises Reginald E. Humphrey, Senior Manager of Supplier Diversity at General Motors. “Negotiate and then go from one dealership to the next. Ask the questions: What is the auto loan interest rate? Run the numbers if I lease the vehicle vs. if it buy it.” If you do decide to lease a car, Humphrey adds: “Don’t ever take negative equity to the next car lease commitment.”
By Zondra Hughes Financial illiteracy is expensive. In other words, the more you don’t know about money and credit, the more it will cost you down the line. To that end, The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund  launched the Financial Empowerment Series, sponsored by Chevrolet, a free event to teach money management... Read more »

Free Event: Money Matters Financial Empowerment Series

Attendees at the Rainbow PUSH Money Matters workshops sponsored by Chevrolet Saturday, October 31, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. The goal of the workshops is to help demystify the complexities of college financing, credit, and the benefits of long-term money management. Held in conjunction with at the annual PUSH Automotive Summit. (Photo by Todd Burford for Chevrolet)
By Claire LeBlanc, intern, Six Brown Chicks The Rainbow PUSH Coalition and the Citizenship Education Fund have partnered to bring the Financial Empowerment Series powered by Chevrolet to Chicago. If you were waiting for a financial workshop worth your time, this is the one. This is a FREE one-day financial workshop that will inform and... Read more »

Chicagonista Fashion and Fun at Bryson Milan

Chicagonista Fashion and Fun at Bryson Milan
by Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster–  I love supporting and promoting all things Chicago. I recently attended a taping for ChicagonistaLive that was held at the beautiful Bryson Milan upscale clothing boutique.   Chicagonista is comprised of a group of four powerful Chicago women, Nancy Loo, Beth Rosenberg, MJ Tam, Duong Sheahan and newly added Chicagonisto... Read more »
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Are His Circumstances Complicating Your Relationship?

Are His Circumstances Complicating Your Relationship?
by Gina B. If you’re over 35 and in the dating world, you truly understand the meaning of “it’s complicated.” I have a few friends who married in their twenties.  When I attended many of those weddings, I remember thinking that the bride and groom were very young – almost too young – and wondering... Read more »

Shopping for Love in all the Wrong Places

Designer Love By Celeste T. Parker The topic for this week is love. Like Chicago Public Schools (CPS), my heart is on strike and now closed. I push my pen forward knowing that this revolution may not be televised. It was present day summer 2013. I was more excited than a May prom queen turned... Read more »

10 Ways to Become a Rich Chick-Now!

10 Ways to Become a Rich Chick-Now!
By Dawniel Patterson Winningham There are not many among us who don’t have dreams of being “rich” someday. However one thing about the rich is that they make MORE money than they spend. In order for us to start our journey to financial affluence we have to follow that same model. Don’t get me wrong... Read more »
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