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HEALTH = WEALTH personal finance Sep 27, 2019

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This week has been difficult for many reasons but the one that stands out is death.  My boyfriend lost his sister to cancer this week and it made me realize that life is too...

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IS A BALANCE TRANSFER RIGHT FOR YOU? personal debt Sep 25, 2019

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This topic was requested in my Facebook group (you can join here).  People wanted to know if a balance transfer was worth it.  If you read my blog, you know I am not a huge fan of credit cards, but they could be a useful tool on your financial journey.  I will attempt to breakdown...

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EPISODE 11 - MONEY AND ANCESTRY WITH EUGENIE GEORGE (LIVE AT FINCON 19) podcasts Sep 25, 2019

Recorded live at FinCon 2019, Tiffany and Eugenie talk ancestry and how that plays a pivotal role in your finances.  Trauma from previous generations can carry through to the current and future generations.  Being aware of the trauma is your first defense against carrying it on....

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10 TIPS ON HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OUT OF FINCON (FROM A FIRST TIMER) financial coaching Sep 19, 2019

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FinCon 2019 was one word, AMAZING! Okay, that's the end of this article. I will see you next time. Just kidding! A FinCon Experience would not be complete without an accompanying blog post. It is like a wright of passage! There were so many things going on that I couldn't get to them all. But, I...

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EPISODE 10 - MAKING TRAVEL A FINANCIAL PRIORITY WITH DANIELLE DESIR money management personal debt Sep 19, 2019

Join me as I have a money talk with Danielle Desir, affordable travel extraordinaire.  We discuss everything from paying off debt while traveling around the world to treating your goals like a bill (non-negotiable) in your budget!  

About Our Guest
Danielle Desir is an author, speaker,...

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BENCHMARK PORTFOLIO investing wednesday word of the week Sep 18, 2019

Definition

A benchmark portfolio is a portfolio in which the asset mix attempts to duplicate the investment performance of a broadly diversified index (i.e. S&P 500). They are only meant to match the performance of the corresponding index, not beat it.

Why It's Important

When you were in school,...

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EPISODE 9 - ASSIGNING VALUE TO YOURSELF WITH AMELIA ROBERTS business & entrepreneurship podcasts Sep 12, 2019

I've always struggled with how to price my services as an entrepreneur.  Our guest, Amelia Roberts, breaks down how she helps people discover their value.  We discussed being in the market as African-American females and making sure you create circles of influence to reach your...

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CONSUMER DEBT wednesday word of the week Sep 11, 2019

Definition

Consumer debt is any debt used to purchase goods that are consumable and do not appreciate in value.

Why It's Important

This type of debt includes credit cards, payday loans, and the like. They generally have higher interest rates than secured debt (i.e. home loan or car loan) because it...

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EPISODE 8 - MINI TALK: THE BABY EMERGENCY FUND podcasts Sep 05, 2019

Enjoy this mini-episode about the baby emergency fund while Tiffany attends FinCon 2019!  Emergency funds are so important to protect you from a detrimental financial crisis.  Tiffany uses Ally Savings to house her emergency fund to take advantage of their higher-than-average...

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TERM LIFE INSURANCE wednesday word of the week Sep 04, 2019

Definition

Term life insurance provides coverage for a certain amount of time, typically between 5 and 30 years (Not your whole Life as the name states) . If you die within the term, the life insurance will pay out the death benefit.

Why It's Important

I love term life insurance because it is...

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