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Ladies, Are You in Financial Bondage or Financial Freedom?

Ama Yawson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
Ama Yawson

It's a painful question that we all have to ask ourselves. Most of us have heard the horrifying statistic that one third of Americans are one paycheck away from being homeless. As the economy shifts from industrial to informational and from local to global, we will see more workers displaced. What are you doing to safeguard yourself and your family?

25 Best Personal Finance Books for Your Summer Reading List

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.26.2015 | Books

While you relax in the sun by the pool this summer, make the most of your free time by checking out 25 of the hottest, newest and best-selling personal finance books. Learn how to catapult yourself to success and better manage your funds.

Should You Take the Bigger Tax Refund or Paycheck? [Debate]

Casey Bond | Posted 05.26.2015 | Money
Casey Bond

Are your personal finances a highly-organized, well-oiled machine? Or is there a lot of room for improvement? The answer to that question is more important than you might think, especially during tax time.

How to Recover from a Financial Crisis: Five Steps

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 03.22.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Drawing on my own financial experience -- and learnings from the Live Richer Challenge and Millennial Next Door -- I can offer five keys to recovering from financial crisis.

Ready or Not, Here It Comes: Retirement

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 01.11.2015 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

Now that I've transitioned to the rip old age of 35, retirement has been on my mind a lot lately. If you read my blog posts often, you know I often say it's your younger self's job to look after you older self. Fortunately, I've discovered many creative -- even fun -- ways to go about it. I'm also finding fresh new ways to get this vital message out.

How To Manage Your Budget: Top 10 Tips

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 04.05.2014 | Money
Tiffany Aliche

Online bill pay, smart phone apps, special calculators, email alerts sent to you from your bank; all these things are your friend. Hang out often.

How to Settle Your Credit Card Debt (in 6 Steps)

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 03.17.2014 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

I get this question a lot, a WHOLE lot: 'Tiffany, how do I settle my credit card debt?' If you have credit card debt and you want to settle it (pay less than what is owed), here's how...

The First Lesson my Father Taught Me about Money: The Bike Story

Tiffany Aliche | Posted 06.09.2014 | Black Voices
Tiffany Aliche

In honor of Father's Day I want to share the most important, financial lesson I've learned to date. It's one that my dad taught me and is the reason I am The Budgetnista. The Bike Story...