Posts tagged "money"

The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck

The #1 Reason Why You Should Never Judge a Man By His PayCheck
By A Comeaux As most of you now, we hosted our 5th annual Black Women’s Expo panel discussion, “He Says/She Says,” where we discussed the multifaceted dynamics of loving a Black man. While muddling through my personal opinions and the concerns of other sisters, (a few who were battling bitterness and hopelessness), there was a... Read more »

A Man Speaks: Let's Play Monopoly, It's More Than a Game

A Man Speaks: Let's Play Monopoly, It's More Than a Game
Let’s Play Monopoly By Vincent K. Harris, Guest blogger Monopoly is not just a game; it is a blueprint of how your finances should be handled. As a child you knew the secrets to managing money. You applied the secrets to managing money daily as you played the game of Monopoly. Why did you grow... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

How I Went Bankrupt—and What I Learned

How I Went Bankrupt—and What I Learned
By Tamara Hartley I had a good job and was spending all of my money paying bills. So how did I become bankrupt? Here’s what happened: I didn’t like feeling like I was working for free; something had to give. Yep, you guessed it; I stopped paying those darn credit card bills. I needed my... Read more »

6 Things Male Celebrities Told Me About Sex, Love and Money

1. On the GRIND:  "My work, my goal, my life, it's like a treadmill.  And there's no `stop' button on my treadmill.”  --Dwayne Johnson, highest grossing actor in Hollywood and philanthropist
By Zondra Hughes I’m grateful for my career choice as an editor/journalist because over the years, I’ve interviewed some dynamic people who have dropped nuggets of wisdom about love, sex and money that continue to shape my world today. Here are six of my favorite quotes culled from my interviews and conversations about life. Feel... Read more »
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Dear Men: I'm Single Because of YOU

Dear Men: I'm Single Because of YOU
By Angela T. Jones Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Steve Harvey and I was afforded a moment to ask him specifically about one of my biggest dilemmas when it comes to dating men: my career and the fact that a lot of men expect me to give up my career, goals and dreams... Read more »

Here's Why YOU Can't Find a Good Man

Here's Why YOU Can't  Find a Good Man
You don’t have to be a Star Baby! By Shemeka Michelle I think every single person should have a list. This list should include at least five must haves in a relationship, five things that would be nice but aren’t necessary and five deal breakers. This list would be a constant reminder and serve as... Read more »

Money for College: The Buick Achievers Scholarship

Oneisha Hall and her mom. 	Age: 21 •	Grade: Junior •	University: Tuskegee University •	Major: Business Administration •	First Generation College Student: No
Need money for college? Check this out! One of the largest scholarship programs in the US, the Buick Achievers Scholarship Program, (funded by the GM Foundation) works with the United Negro College Fund to help administer an awesome scholarship program for students that attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Meet Vivian Pickard President of the... Read more »
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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 »