Michelle
| January 30 2023

The Importance of Gut Health

If you’ve ever had a stomachache, you know just how much it can affect your day. It can make it hard to focus on anything else or find the motivation to do anything. That’s why it’s important to take care of your gut health—it helps keep everything running smoothly! So, let’s talk about why gut heal

 Michelle
| January 27 2023

Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Having a good credit score is essential for financial success. A high credit score means it’s easier for you to get loans, acquire lower interest rates on mortgage payments, and be approved for rental housing. If your credit score needs a boost, there are many simple and easy ways to improve it.Chec

 Michelle
| January 17 2023

Signs It’s Time to End a Relationship

Ending a relationship is never easy, but sometimes it’s necessary for the well-being of both parties involved. Here are some signs that it may be time to end your relationship:Lack of Communication: If you and your partner are no longer able to communicate effectively, it’s a sign that the relations

 Michelle
| January 13 2023

DMV First-Time Homebuyer Programs

WATCH THIS VIDEO When it comes to purchasing a home, many first-time buyers may find the amount of… WATCH THIS VIDEO View this post on Instagram A post shared by MVEMNT® (@jointhemvemnt)When it comes to purchasing a home, many first-time buyers may find the amount of information ov

 Michelle
| January 10 2023

Meet Keem Hughley, Owner of Bronze on H ST

DC’s vibrant culinary scene is getting an exciting upgrade with the opening of Bronze, a brand new Black-owned restaurant that puts quality fare at its center. Introducing us to this elevated dining experience is Keem Hughley, DC native, and mastermind behind this Creative Afro fare. We caught up wi

 Michelle
| January 6 2023

The Best Books Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Read in 2023

Starting a business can be a daunting task, but there are many resources available to help aspiring entrepreneurs get started. One of the most valuable sources of information is a good book. Here are five books that aspiring entrepreneurs should consider reading in 2023:“The Lean Startup” by Eric Ri

 Michelle
| January 2 2023

Superfoods That Will Boost You in 2023

It’s time to think outside the box when it comes to your health and wellness this year. Working out is great, but don’t forget about what you’re putting into your body! A healthy lifestyle starts with a balanced diet full of superfoods that will boost you in 2023.First, we have Kale: the superfood t

 Michelle
| December 30 2022

Financial Goals to Set to Make 2023 Your Best Year Ever

If you’re like most people, you probably want to start the new year off right. And what better way to do that than by setting some financial goals? Whether you’re looking to save more money, pay off debt, or invest for the future, we’ve got some goals for you that will help make 2023 your best year

 Michelle
| December 23 2022

IRS Pauses Rule Requiring People to Report Cashapp, PayPal, Venmo Transactions over $600.

The IRS has announced a one-year pause on the new $600 tax-reporting threshold for individuals utilizing payment networks such as Cashapp, PayPal, and Venmo. “As a result of this delay, third-party settlement organizations will not be required to report tax year 2022 transactions on a Form 1099-K to

 Michelle
| December 19 2022

Don’t Let Being Single During the Holidays Bring You Down

The holidays are a time when single people can feel especially lonely. While everyone else is posting about their happy couples’ matching PJs photos on social media, you’re sitting at home wondering when you will find your significant other. It’s stressful enough trying to deal with family members a

 Michelle
| December 16 2022

A Tech Bootcamp Could Change Your Life

Are tech bootcamps worth it? This is a question that many people are asking themselves as the cost of college tuition continues to rise. A tech bootcamp offers an efficient, affordable, and shorter option than traditional degrees. Still, coding bootcamps require significant time, money, and energy.A

 Michelle
| December 12 2022

8 Reasons to Open a Roth IRA for Your Retirement Savings

When it comes to saving for retirement, there are a lot of options to choose from. One popular option is the Roth IRA. A Roth IRA is a type of individual retirement account that’s funded with after-tax money. This means that you pay taxes on your contributions now, but you won’t have to pay any taxe

 Michelle
| December 5 2022

The Holiday Season is Upon Us— Here’s How to Manage Your Stress

The holiday season is officially upon us, and for many women, that means added stress. Between juggling work and family responsibilities, it can be hard to relax and enjoy the holidays. According to an American Psychological Association survey, “Juggling work and added family responsibilities, such

 Michelle
| December 1 2022

7 QUESTIONS feat. Gia Peppers

Don’t miss this episode of 7 QUESTIONS with the always intriguing and insightful Gia Peppers!Gia Peppers is an award-winning on-air talent, entertainment journalist, content creator, and podcaster who is most known for her work as a contributor on NBC’s primetime morning show, “Today Show,” her nati

 Michelle
| November 28 2022

9 Money Saving Ideas

Inflation is on the rise, and so is holiday spending. This can make saving money difficult, but it’s not impossible. In fact, many small ways to save money can add up over time. Here are nine tips that can help you get started!1. Track your spending: Keeping tabs on your expenses can help you better

 Michelle
| November 23 2022

The Holiday Survival Guide: 6 Tips to Help You Avoid Putting on Holiday Weight

The holiday season is a time for celebration and joy, but it can also be a time for weight gain. All those parties and extravagant dinners can really add up, and before you know it, you’ve put on a few pounds. But don’t worry – there are steps you can take to help yourself avoid gaining weight this

 Michelle
| November 21 2022

Black-Owned Brands to Support on Black Friday

If you’re looking to support black-owned businesses this Black Friday, look no further! We’ve put together a list of some great brands you can buy confidently. From clothes to home goods, there’s something for everyone on this list. So go ahead and show your support!The Spice Suite View this

 Michelle
| November 16 2022

10 Reasons Why You Should Try Buffer Dates

If you’re looking for a low-pressure, no-commitment way to get to know someone, then buffer dates are the way to go. Buffer dates are usually during the day and last 30 minutes or less. They’re perfect for young professionals who are just starting to date and want to take things slow. Buffer dates a

 Michelle
| November 11 2022

Student Loan Forgiveness Paused

Student loan borrowers are waiting indefinitely to see if they’ll receive debt relief under President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program after a federal judge in Texas struck it down Thursday. The Department of Justice immediately appealed the decision, but that case will have to play out

 Michelle
| November 8 2022

7 QUESTIONS Feat. @coachgfitness

7 QUESTIONS feat. @coachgfitness is the founder of @sweatdc, a strength training studio in Petworth, DC, dedicated to making fitness fun, inclusive, challenging, and inspirational.

 Michelle
| November 7 2022

The Midterm Elections: Why Your Vote Matters

The midterm elections are finally here, and they promise to be one of the most important elections in recent history. There is a lot at stake, from the makeup of Congress to voting rights. This is your chance to have your voice heard! If you haven’t done early voting, then make sure you get out and

 Michelle
| November 2 2022

2 Money Moves to Make in November

Here are some important money moves to tackle in November to set yourself up for a solid financial start in 2023. To avoid any regrets coming next year, take these steps now!Create A Holiday Spending BudgetThe holidays are right around the corner, and once they kick in, you’ll find it hard to resist

 Michelle
| November 2 2022

How to Get Help As a Victim of Domestic Abuse When You’re Afraid

Domestic violence and abuse may occur behind closed doors oftentimes, but even though it goes unseen, in the U.S. alone, 20 people per minute are physically abused by a partner. The reality is you or someone else could experience abuse without anyone knowing, so not only is it important to recognize

 Michelle
| October 31 2022

Skin-Care Tips For Black Women

You know the drill: Wash your face, moisturize, and apply sunscreen. But when it comes to taking care of our skin, black women often have to go above and beyond to find products that work for us. But don’t worry – we’ve got some tips to help you take care of your skin and keep it looking healthy and