His & Hers Edition: 5 Lessons Learned in 5 years of Marriage

It has been 5 years since my husband, Rich, and I have said “I do” and “I will” respectively (lol). Even though we’ve been together for 12 years now reaching this milestone seems a bit surreal. Like WOW, here we are 5 years deep in this thang! God is good because it is only by his grace and mercy that…
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Why I Hired a Financial Advisor and Why You Should Too

It all started 5 years ago, when I was chillin’ at my mom’s house reading an Essence magazine article (similar to this one) on why you need a financial advisor. After reading the headlines, (You’d never try to play doctor and diagnose yourself when you’re feeling ill. So why wouldn’t you take the same approach and lean on experts when…
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How I Paid off 25K in Student Loan Debt in 11 months

Sacrifice: the destruction or surrender of something for the sake of something else; something given up or lost Sacrifice is the word that comes to mind when I think about how I paid off 25K in just 11 months. What did I actually have to sacrifice to meet such a goal, you may wonder? I had to sacrifice my time,…
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We’re Homeowners…We got them keys, the keys, the keys!!!

We bought our first house a year ago today with our FAVORITE realtor, Asia_PhillyRealtor. Asia made sure we had a smooth transition. If you’re looking for a GREAT realtor check her out! From elementary school to the closing table!! She did that! Check out some of our photos from that day. Despite Asia making sure everything was smooth on her end,…
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He proposed to me…7 years ago today. 7 things I learned in my …

It was March 14, 2013, I was off from work because I was going to Rihanna’s concert with my Baby Cakes (aka now husbae). Not knowing that by the end of that night, I would go from girlfriend to fiancé. The day was a whirlwind of excitement and happiness from beginning to end. I woke up early that Thursday morning…
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