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How to Plan for Your Student Loan Payments to Resume This October
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How to Plan for Your Student Loan Payments to Resume This October

The pause on federal student loan payments and interest ends in October, but are you prepared? Considering that 55% of borrowers aren’t confident that they’ll keep up with their payments later in the year, you might want to make a plan now, as there are no guarantees student loan forbearance will continue or debt… Read...

Black Mental Health Matters, Too
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Black Mental Health Matters, Too

When we say black lives matter, it’s important to remember that black mental health matters as well. For years, mental health has been a topic often viewed as taboo, especially in the Black community. In the midst of a pandemic and with the ongoing decimation of black lives, it’s overwhelming and growing increasingly difficult to...

How to Build Your Business Credit Score, and Why It Matters
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How to Build Your Business Credit Score, and Why It Matters

Most business owners are aware of their personal credit score, but a study suggests that 60% of them don’t know their business credit score—yet this number is essential when it comes to securing vendor contracts and qualifying for loans at competitive rates. Here’s what you need to know about establishing your… Read more…

An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Kids About Money
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An Age-By-Age Guide to Teaching Kids About Money

From figuring out how to count change, to the give-save-spend rule, to the pitfalls of credit cards and debit cards, our kids have a lot to learn about money before they go off on their own. It would be great if personal finance was taught in school, but it rarely is, so it’s our job...

Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up
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Aubree Gordon: Speaking Up and Stacking Up

2020 is much different than what any of us were expecting. From the passing of one of our beloved basketball stars who made plays on and off the court, to a worldwide pandemic and to the injustices that black women, men and trans lives are facing day in and day out.  Many of us wonder...

These States Will Pay Off Your Student Loan Debt for Moving There
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These States Will Pay Off Your Student Loan Debt for Moving There

It’s a novel idea for any state that wants to attract skilled professionals—in exchange for moving there, they will pay off your student loan debt. Illinois is doing just that, as they have recently joined Maryland in launching a “SmartBuy” program that pays off your student loans if you get a mortgage in their state.…...