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Get $50 just for investing (Keep reading to learn how). Our friends over at Ellevest are giving FNPhenomenal community members an extra $50 for new investing accounts opened.

Get $50 just for investing? (keep reading to learn how)

In Phenomenal

If I asked you whether you want to start investing, what would your response be? If you said “yes” that you want to start investing, then have you started investing yet? If “no”, do any of these sound familiar? I can’t afford it. I don’t know how to do it. The market is too risky. I may need the money later. If you said “yes” to anything on this list then you are definitely not alone. Unfortunately, if you are like many women in the United States you aren’t investing at all or you aren’t investing enough. I remember when I…

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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

In Faith

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

In Finance

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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How to Spend Less Money, Have More Fun, and Have Less Stress This Holiday Season As A Single Mom

How to Spend Less Money, Have More Fun, and Have Less Stress This Holiday Season

In Finance

Do you struggle with the holidays (financially, emotionally, spiritually, etc.)? Are you wondering how you can make Christmas phenomenal for your children but are wondering how to do it financially? Are you hoping to navigate the holidays without the stress?   The holiday time can be stressful, sad and lonely for many people.  There can be so much pressure to find the perfect gift or create the perfect memory that the desire to make the holidays perfect can lead to stress. At one point I really struggled with the single mom guilt that impacted how I viewed the holiday (and truthfully…

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On the Phenomenal Mom's with Aisha Taylor Podcast we discuss how single moms can buy a home

The Single Mom’s Guide to Buying A Home

In Finance

Are you a single mom who wants to become a homeowner? Homeownership has amazing benefits and it is a dream of many people.  One of the most common questions that I get over in the Phenomenal Moms Group is, “How can I become a homeowner?”  Therefore, Ernestine Mitchell, who is a real estate agent and single mom, joins me on the Phenomenal Moms Podcast with Aisha Taylor to discuss: How single moms can get started on their homeownership search What single moms need to do to position themselves financially to buy a home What single moms should consider in order to…

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