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Wish you had more money in your paycheck? In this post, you will learn how to increase your monthly income by changing your tax withholdings.

Give Yourself A Monthly Raise With This Simple Tip

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I’m excited to work with Ellevest to start this conversation about women and money. I may receive compensation if you become an Ellevest client. Also, as a member of the FNPhenomenal community, until March 31, 2019, if you open a new account with Ellevest you will receive a $50 bonus. Click this link HERE to learn how it works. However, if you are ready to start investing then click HERE. Please note, you must click this link in order to receive the bonus as it is specific to members of the FNPhenomenal community.   I have a couple of friends…

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10 Smart and Quick Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely

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I’m excited to work with Ellevest to start this conversation about women and money. I may receive compensation if you become an Ellevest client. Also, as a member of the FNPhenomenal community, until March 31, 2019, if you open a new account with Ellevest you will receive a $50 bonus. Click this link HERE to learn how it works. However, if you are ready to start investing then click HERE. Please note, you must click this link in order to receive the bonus as it is specific to members of the FNPhenomenal community.   We are in the middle of tax refund season and for many of…

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One day as I was as reflecting back on the lessons I learned from Booker T. Washington, I realized just how many of those lessons I can apply to my single motherhood journey. In this post, I share the 6 biggest lessons that I learned.

6 Life Lessons I Learned From Booker T. Washington

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Have I ever told you that I love to read?  In fact, Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington is one of my favorite books.  I first read it a number of years ago. I love the book so much that I’ve read it twice (both times pre-pregnancy and pre-motherhood) at different stages of my life. As background, Booker T. Washington was born a slave, yet he was the first leader of the Tuskegee Institute and under his leadership built the school. He also was an advisor to United States presidents and was an influential leader in the black community….

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We can become more secure around investing. In the post, "The Biggest Investing Mistake Women Make," we will discuss the biggest money mistakes women make.

The Biggest Investing Mistake Women Make

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I’m excited to partner with Ellevest to start this conversation about women and money. I may receive compensation if you become an Ellevest client. Also, as a member of the FNPhenomenal community, until February 28, 2019, if you open a new account with Ellevest you will receive a $50 bonus. Click this link HERE to learn how it works. However, if you are ready to start investing then click HERE. Please note, you must click this link in order to receive the bonus as it is specific to members of the FNPhenomenal community.   Today’s post is Part 2 of…

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The government shutdown lasted 35 days. The pain of the furloughed workers was real. In this post, I’m going to share 6 money management lessons we can learn from the government shutdown that will help you to make adjustments now to better protect your financial security going forward.

6 Money Management Lessons From The Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown lasted 35 days.  The pain of the furloughed workers was real.  I heard stories about people who were unable to go to work because they couldn’t afford childcare.  However, there were stories of beauty within the midst of that storm as everyday Americans and businesses stepped up to help their fellow citizens weather the storm through food drives, free meals, and other assistance.  I was even encouraged to see banks stepping up to provide relief for customers who were impacted by the shutdown. That type of concern for others was encouraging. As I thought about the impact…

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