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Jasmine Taylor Turned 'Cash Stuffing' Into A Business That Could Help Her Rake In $1M This Year, But What Is It?

As life essentials become more expensive and bills continue to pile up, most people are looking for new ways to budget their money. Now, an old-school method has resurfaced online that’s pulling people out of debt.

Ngozi Nwanji

Apr 13, 2023

Here's How This Connecticut Pharmacist Cleared His Towering Debt Of $230K In Less Than Six Years

Ludwig Rosiclair understood great sacrifices would be required to cut down his debt of $230,000.

Samantha Dorisca

Nov 17, 2022

5 Black-Owned Apps Promoting Financial Literacy That We've Got Our Eyes On

Learning how to properly budget your income is one of the building blocks for attaining financial literacy. With keeping up with bills and unexpected expenses, it can become easy to slip onto a path of neglecting taking action in creating a game plan for monthly spending. Here are budgeting and saving apps led by Black founders that guide you to keep track of your coins.

Ngozi Nwanji

Apr 29, 2022

14 Black Financial Experts You Should Be Following

When it comes to personal finance advice, it can often feel difficult to find information that is relevant to the black experience. Black Americans often face financial hurdles such as pay inequality, predatory lending and hiring discrimination, all of which have contributed to a racial wealth gap. “People are working hard, but if every part of their life is discounted, how can they catch up?” says financial educator Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche. According to the most recent data from the Federal Reserve, as of 2016, the median black household net worth was just over $17,000, while for the same year the median net worth for white households was over $170,000. And while the median household income for black Americans has risen between 2013 and 2018, it is still 33% lower than the national average . Marcus Garrett, co-host of the podcast “Paychecks & Balances,” says the answer to closing the wealth gap between black and white Americans is multifaceted. “First, we must address what...

Lending Tree

Jul 23, 2020