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Finding Your Passion

How to Create a Side Hustle to Generate Additional Income

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I run into many people who tell me that they would like to get ahead financially or stop the stress of living paycheck-to-paycheck but their biggest barrier to accomplishing that goal is that they don’t make enough money.  I believe that if you want to get ahead, you definitely have to identify places where you can cut, but you can only cut so much.  You can’t cut your way to financial freedom.  Eventually you will have to make more money.  This is where the side hustle comes in. [more…] When I was in the process of repaying my credit card…

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The Power of Letting Go

In Frugal, Phenomenal

One of the hardest lessons to learn is letting go.  Trust me.  I struggle with it too. Letting go doesn’t mean giving up or quitting.  Instead, what it means is giving God the space to put the things in our lives that are meant to be there when they are meant to be there. How many of us are holding on to so many old clothes that we have no room for the new ones that look and fit better? We don’t wear the old clothes anymore but we look at them and “remember when” or we dream of a…

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Go Big or Go Home!

In Frugal, Phenomenal

We are meant to have an abundant life of purpose but many people fall short of living a full life because of fear. Fear makes us play small and doubt who we are, because of the broken record of lies that we tell ourselves. Many of us make so many excuses for why we can’t do what we want to do in life. We let the negative chatter take hold of our thoughts. We ask ourselves questions like, “Who am I to play big in this world? Why should I achieve my dream?” My message to you today is that…

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Is it Time to Search for a New Job?

In Frugal, Phenomenal

The first day of spring was officially March 20th, and although it doesn’t feel like spring yet in Detroit, it doesn’t mean that it isn’t time to start to think about spring-cleaning your life.  One of the things that you may need to re-evaluate is your job.  Ask yourself is your job continuing to serve you or is it time to do something else?  Taking the time to evaluate this will help you avoid staying in a career that no longer fulfills you or is no longer where you should be.  One of the things that I also want you…

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What You Need to Consider When Starting a Business

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Recently I embarked on full-time entrepreneurship and the road is harder than I expected but way more fulfilling than I ever could have imagined. Since I started this full-time journey I often get questions about how I started FNPhenomenal.  Therefore, I decided to compile the 4 things that really helped me at the beginning of the journey. 1.  Find what keeps you going. Passion will sustain you during the tough times and when you don’t feel like working. Ask yourself, “What would you do if you had to do it for free?”  The answer to that is probably something that…

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