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A beautiful review of Beautiful Money
The Beautiful Truth in Beautiful Money
Beautiful Money teaches that success lies in having a positive perspective that you can actualize. Learn how this relates to SMART goals and money mantras.
Gain financial success in spite of limited means
How to Gain Financial Success Even When Money is Scarce
You might feel limited by a tight budget, but with the right strategy you can gain financial success even when money is scarce. Here's how you get ahead.
Are you fighting with a financial bully?
9 Signs Your Spouse is a Financial Bully
If you're in one of these situations, it could be a sign you're in a relationship with a financial bully. We offer seven tips to even the playing field.
Money saving strategies for single parents
Money-Saving Strategies for Single Moms & Dads
Single parents often struggle to make ends meet with only one income to support the household. These money saving strategies can improve your budget.
Participating in America Saves Week
Are you Participating in America Saves Week?
We have the details on all of the events you can participate in for America Saves Week to improve your own personal saving strategy and reach your goals.
Why Are Teens Horrible When It Comes to Dealing with Finances

By Jessica Williams A lot of people have made bad financial decisions, but teenagers are definitely guilty of making mistakes with money as they have no real understanding of the value of money or money management. As parents, it is up to us to teach them the proper responsibilities that come with both spending and […]

Enrich your retirement plan
3 New Year’s Resolutions That Will Enrich Your Retirement
These three resolutions will help you enrich your retirement plan so you can reach your golden years with a solid budget and without a lot of excess debt.
Find alternate sources so you don't have to borrow money
How to Borrow Money From Family & Friends Without Straining the Relationship
If you're thinking you may borrow money from a friend or family member, consider your options first so you can get the funds you need with less hassle.
Steps That Will Lead You to Financial Security as a Single Parent

By Jessica Williams Being a single parent can be mentally draining as well as financially exhausting. It doesn’t mean that you have to be destined for the welfare line or a government recipient. It also doesn’t mean that you have to get free lunches for your children or live with your adult parents. To truly […]

Ways to Save Money on Gifts This Holiday Season

By Jessica Williams Don’t forfeit your wallet to the holiday gifts this year. Be smart and plan…plan…plan. Start now. Create a list of the people who you have to purchase gifts for. Think outside the box on what they may like and what their interests are. Most of the times, the best gifts are the […]

Upscale Home Décor on a Millennial Budget

Step away from the saucer chair and there won’t be any trouble. You’re well-educated, tech-savvy and three internships away from taking over the world. Why are you still sleeping on a fold-up metal futon? If your answer has anything to do with budget, or a lack thereof, then it’s time to put misinformation to rest. […]

DIY Thursday: Do-It-Yourself Beauty Treatments

By Jessica Williams Don’t have the time or money to take a spa day. That’s fine. We are bringing the spa to you with these easy to follow at-home beauty treatments. 1. Honey Hair Conditioner Ingredients: • 1 ripe persimmon • 1 sprig of rosemary • ¼ cup of almond or olive oil • 4 […]

Steps to Creating a Personal Budget

By April Lewis-Parks It takes 21 days to build and keep a habit. This is a great thing to remember when starting and maintaining a good financial personal budget. How and what you choose to spend your money on will dictate the outcome of how minor or major your budgeting process will have to be. […]

Moves To Make As You Near Retirement

By April Lewis-Parks As you approach the time when you will leave the workforce for good, budgeting will be extremely important. Before officially retiring, there are certain moves you should make to ensure you will be successful. No. 1 – Determine where you will live When figuring out how much money you are able to […]

5 Money Management Tips Every Woman Should Know

By Luna Jaffe While women are earning bigger paychecks and many consider themselves their family’s Chief Financial Officer, nearly half fear they’ll end up broke and homeless and 54 percent feel alienated by a financial industry they say is male oriented. The Great Recession prompted more women to get involved in financial matters, but more […]