Posts tagged "debt"

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 »

Are Your Fashions Keeping You Poor? Learn the 5 Paths to Wealth

Are Your Fashions Keeping You Poor? Learn the 5 Paths to Wealth
Are There Dollars in your Designer Purse? By Dawniel Winningham Women, Sisters, and Girlfriends this is a wake up call for each of us! It is past time for us to face our finances before we face our fashion! Don’t get me wrong, I love red bottoms just like the next chick, and my closet... Read more »
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Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday

Top 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday
Editor’s Note: Happy Thanksgiving to you! We reckon that many of you will be hitting the stores early, so we are sharing Nicole’s #BlackFriday shopping tips today! As she says, saving is sexy….going broke isn’t!) 10 Shopping Tips for Black Friday By Nicole Harding I’ve spent my entire career in retail, so I’ve seen more... 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 »

Your Presence is the Greatest Present of All

Your Presence is the Greatest Present of All
By Yolanda (Yanni) Brown In just 27 short days the Christmas holiday will be upon us. Advertising began just before Halloween and has been in heavy rotation since. We didn’t really have time to be Thankful on Thanksgiving because “Black Friday” started on Thursday and continued through Sunday and peaked with Cyber Monday. Sales designed... Read more »
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