I often find several reoccurring themes during my conversations with my financially successful friends. The first is that most, if not all, have figured out how to make their money work for them even, at the simplest level. The second is, they’re always looking for ways to save and stretch their money-regardless of their financial circumstances. When I began my financial journey in 2014, I committed to making my money work for me and getting the most out of every dollar spent. Read More
There are various phases of financial overextension commonly referred to as broke. Beating broke takes sacrifice. I know that’s not what most people want to hear but it is the truth. There is no magic wand that will help you regain your financial footing. Read More
Since we are all adults I can be honest. At one point or another in your adult life, you may be faced with a co-sign request (if you haven’t already been asked). You may be tempted to offer your help-depending on the individual- but not so fast. Read More
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When I decided to resign from my job to work full-time on My Fab Finance, I weighed the pros and cons very carefully. There were two things that weighed heavily on my conscience about the transition…health insurance and buying a home. Read More
I’m not sure when I became fascinated with Cartagena, Colombia. One of my closest friends during undergrad was from Medellin, Colombia and I always told her that I would visit her country one day. Read More
Parents play such an important role in the lives of their children. Behaviors, habits, and skills are picked up early and set the precedent for how well (or how bad) their kid(s) will do in the future. Many believe that you have to have everything together to teach your kid(s) good habits and skills, but that is certainly not true! Read More
A few weeks ago I sat down with Neffy Anderson of the Path Less Traveled series. I love the series and how she is highlighting the often rocky path that leads us to entrepreneurship. In this series we sat down to discuss my journey into entrepreneurship and financial freedom. Read More
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month.
Some of you may be aware that I essentially created My Fab Finance as a result of the financial damages I experienced during a relationship that was physically, emotionally and financially abusive. I share my story throughout the year, because I feel that it is my responsibility as a survivor and financial counselor to raise awareness about this sensitive topic.