Financial education is scarce but extremely important. I was pretty good at saving but the interest on savings accounts are very modest.
I came across this book named “Cashflow Quadrant” by Robert kiyosaki. It really helped consolidate financial education in a way that I could relate to. Continue reading “Starting Investing Now!!”
You girls all want to be me
So you make me feel shame and unattractive
You degrade only to lift your guilt ,while you steal our natural for fake
As our black men put us down saying we are ghetto, loud and broken
Continue reading “Defy”
In the black community so many people view therapy as a sign of weakness . A few years ago I was really struggling with life and felt like I had no outlet. I always saw people on tv seek therapy usually white, but very seldom were they like me.
I started to go to therapy at a time when my personal relationship was in a bad place and I was lost. Here it was I was about to graduate college with my four year degree , I had planned so much for my life but felt like I was loosing my mind. At that time in my life what I was looking for the strength to be strong and also guidance.
Continue reading “What I discovered after going to therapy”
It was instilled in my sisters and I at an early age that college was not an option . Our parents put us in any and every activity to expose the goal of continued education. We even made a 7 hour drive so I could tour Penn State University during a blizzard.
Continue reading “Paying for college without taking out loans”
When the idea of buying a home popped into my head , It seemed like an unachievable feat. I knew I had to get my credit together , I knew had to maintain paying my bills on time but I assured myself this would take years to accomplish.
Continue reading “Buying a home was easier than I thought”
The misconception of the black woman
Being black and a woman I am told I am not good enough
Being woman I am told I am not strong enough
If I speak my mind then I am wrong
When I’m submissive then I’m singing your song
I have a job , I have my own place , I have a car
Only when I demand respect things don’t get far
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When I first moved out of state the only people I knew was my immediate family . I was in an on and off again relationship and at this time we were off. So single and ready to mingle here we come. I noted at my job there were a few guys but one in particular who caught my attention. His name was john he was tall , no kids ,educated , ambitious except he lived with his girlfriend.
Continue reading “Dating in the workplace and why I will not do it again”