5 Things We Can Learn From Cardi B

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  You can hardly go anywhere these days without hearing the lyrics, “I don’t dance now, I make money moves”. Hate it or love it, Cardi B is what’s hot in these streets. She’s riding a high of one hit Read more

Conversations With My 18-Year-Old Self

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  I often see posts on social media asking, what advice would you give your teenage self? My advice is always, love the boy. I don’t live a life of regret; many things I have experienced have been lessons. I Read more

CFPB Action On Payday Lending Will Help Louisiana Families

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New CFPB Payday Lending Rule Will Reduce Abuses; State Protections Remain Crucial A 36% Usury Cap Would Keep Loan Sharks at Bay BATON ROUGE and NEW ORLEANS — A new rule released today by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Read more

The Black Woman Is Broken

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Everywhere I look in society there is something new telling me, what is wrong with me. Clearly, I am broken and in need of being fixed. Essays on my attitude, my hair, my love life and more. Everyone can tell Read more

Louisiana State Rep. Ted James Says Colleague Havard’s Call for New Orleans Saints Budget Cuts Doesn’t Make “Cents”

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Louisiana State Representative, Ted James replied to State Representative Kenny Havard’s call to cut funds for the New Orleans Saints yesterday. On Monday, Havard stated that he wants “to cut millions in state tax dollars, exemptions and credits allocated to Read more

Author Spotlight: Bri Jones

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Bri Jones is a professional accountant, mentor, public speaker and creative writer with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Slippery Rock University and an MBA from The University of Maryland University College.  For the past 18 years, Ms. Jones has Read more

#FTDOAD: 2 Events to Attend With Me This Weekend

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Attending events can be a business investment for your professional growth when you attend the right ones. I know Hurricane Harvey is this weekend, but if you can get out and attend some events this weekend, may I suggest you Read more

Wednesday Wonder Woman: Dannielle Lewis-Smith

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Dannielle Smith- Lewis  is the CEO of  Budgeting2Banking, a financial literacy firm that believes in building a stronger community. Dannielle works with mothers and businesswomen everyday who are looking for a way to have a stress-free financial life and build Read more

Tax Ballers- 5 Wise Tips For Investing Your Tax Return

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It’s that time, of year again when many of us who will receive a tax refund will be balling for a minute, but before you run up some commas in haste, consider a few wiser options for spending this year. Read more

(BPRW) IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH ONEUNITED BANK PARTNERS WITH #BLACKLIVESMATTER TO ORGANIZE BLACK AMERICA’S SPENDING POWER AND LAUNCH THE “AMIR” CARD

A historic partnership has been born between OneUnited Bank, the largest Black owned bank in the country, and #BlackLivesMatter to organize the $1.2 trillion in spending power of Black America and launch the “Amir” card during Black History Month. Both Read more

D-I-S-C-I-P-L-I-N-E! Do You Know What That Means Man?

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Have you ever wondered what the difference was between someone you see as being successful and yourself? Have you observed them and thought you were much smarter or more qualified? So why were they further ahead? I know it’s not Read more

Author Spotlight: Patrina Dixon

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Patrina Dixon is the owner and CEO of P. Dixon Consulting, a firm dedicated to providing educational and financial resources to small businesses and individuals. Patrina started her career while in high school. Through that experience, she gained an understanding Read more

Define U Live Wrap Up

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How do you get women of all ages and races together at an event?  You tell them it is time to unleash unapologetically!  Valencia Griffin-Wallace, Lifestyle Designer also known as The Southern Belle of BOLD, presented her annual Define You Read more

3 Tips To Save Money in Your Household Without Couponing

Are you finding couponing to be more difficult than you imagined? Today we are discussing three ways to save money in your household without couponing. Many don’t care for the collecting, organizing, and planning process that is required to successfully Read more

Mommy Master Class by The Pink Evolution Event Recap

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Last weekend The Pink Evolution hosted the Mommy Master Class for mom and mompreneurs at Jola’s Joyful Events in Atlanta, GA. While The Pink Evolution founder, Shevon Jones was also a speaker, Rachel Kalukango-Harris (author/speaker/ marriage coach) emceed the event. Read more

9 Changes To Make in Your 30’s That Will Set You Up For Success According to BI

Business Insider lists these nine changes to make in your thirties that will set you up for success in an article entitled the same 9 Changes To Make in Your 30’s That Will Set You Up For Success by Mike Read more

Create Your Own Happiness

  Have you ever seen something and wanted it? Did that image run around in your mind daily? Thoughts of tasting it, smelling it, visions of you with it. You spoke of it, you saw it and viola it became yours. I’m Read more

Q&A w/ The Credit Queen, Terrica Matthews Mitchell

SwagHer talks with Terrica Matthews-Mitchell, who is nicknamed the Credit Queen. Mitchell is a FICO Pro and the Chief Executive Officer of Premier Planning & Consulting Group, LLC. •Can you first tell us your occupational title and a little about Read more

The Bad News is You’re Wrong

Good Monday afternoon dear hearts, Today is a great day to fulfill your dreams. Are you happy in your current situation? No, I mean really happy to where you enjoy getting up in the morning, fighting traffic, and clocking into Read more

Rush- January 21

Happy good Tuesday  morning loves!!! I hope everyone had a peaceful thought provoking weekend. Did you decide what you want to do with your life? Do you analyze and strategize your plans for being happy? I surely hope you have Read more