Jade DonovanJade Donovan
| February 23 2024

“Who TF Did I Marry?” The Red Flags & Lessons Learned

The Cautionary Tale of ReesaTeesa and the Red Flags to Watch ForIn a gripping 50-part TikTok series, ReesaTeesa shared a deeply personal narrative that captivated millions. Her story, titled “Who TF Did I Marry,” unfolds the harrowing details of her marriage to a man she describes as a “pathological

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| February 20 2024

10 Savvy Strategies for Making the Most Out of $100 Monthly

How Investing Just $100 a Month Can Secure Your Financial FutureIn the grand scheme of financial advice, one often overlooked yet powerful strategy is the simple act of setting aside $100 each month. This might not seem like a lot at the moment, but over time, it can provide some real ROI. In the ci

MichelleMichelle
| February 16 2024

You Need Good Credit to Use this Dating App

In today’s dating scene, finding a partner who matches one’s financial stability is increasingly becoming a priority. Have you ever been on a date and thought to yourself, “Whoa, this person is amazing; something has to be wrong; I bet their credit is F**ked Up.” The quest for a financially compatib

MichelleMichelle
| February 14 2024

Self-Love for Singles on Valentine’s Day: A Guide to Embracing Your Inner World

Valentine’s Day, with its emphasis on romantic love, can sometimes feel exclusive to those in relationships, leaving singles feeling left out. However, this day also offers a unique opportunity to celebrate a different kind of love – self-love. The Art of Self-Love is a deeply personal and transform

Jade DonovanJade Donovan
| February 13 2024

Why Usher Did The Super Bowl For FREE

If you’re anything like me and countless other Americans, you found yourself irresistibly dancing through the entirety of Usher’s electrifying halftime show yesterday. In the aftermath, the natural next step was to scour the internet for tickets to Usher’s eagerly anticipated tour set to kick off th

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| February 9 2024

Black-Owned Liquor & Beer Brands For Your Big Game Party

The Super Bowl is more than just a game; it’s a cultural phenomenon that brings people together for thrilling sports, entertaining commercials, and memorable watch parties. As we approach the next Super Bowl, it’s an excellent opportunity to explore and support Black-owned liquor and beer brands. Th

MichelleMichelle
| February 2 2024

5 Tips to Being a Better Sex Partner

According to a study that tracked intimate encounters among couples in long-term, serious relationships, 42 percent of women and 54 percent of men are not satisfied with their sex lives…In the dynamic landscape of intimate relationships, being a good sex partner is about much more than just physical

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| January 29 2024

The Great Debate: Renting or Buying, Who Wins in the End?

The Power of Real Estate: A 24-Year Journey from 2000 to 2024The debate between buying a house and renting an apartment is as old as time. However, the long-term financial implications of this decision are often understated. To illustrate this, let’s explore the financial journeys of two hypothetica

MichelleMichelle
| January 26 2024

5 Black-Owned Athleisure Brands

In a world where fashion meets functionality, the athleisure industry has witnessed a remarkable rise, redefining how we dress and feel about our active lifestyles. Among the many dynamic players in this space, Black-owned athleisure brands have emerged as trailblazers, injecting innovation, inclusi

MichelleMichelle
| January 24 2024

TraderGoes: Bringing the Trader Joe’s Experience to Your Doorstep

There is something undeniably special about Trader Joe’s. It’s a store that has captured the hearts of many with its unique selection, exceptional quality, and wallet-friendly prices. However, the prospect of getting TJ’s groceries delivered is impossible, as it is not available on popular delivery

MichelleMichelle
| December 29 2023

Ring in the New Year Safely: Tips for a Memorable NYE Celebration

As we finalize our New Year’s Eve plans, our main objective is to have a safe and joyful celebration with our loved ones. Some of us may choose to stay cozy at home, watching the iconic ball drop on TV, while others might opt for the hottest New Year’s Eve parties in the city. In light of this, we t

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| December 27 2023

Financial Fitness for the New Year: The Guide to Setting Your Q1 2024 Financial Goals

As New Year’s Eve approaches, a time traditionally earmarked for celebration and resolutions, there’s an essential aspect of our lives that demands our attention just as much as our physical well-being: our financial health.In the opening weeks of 2024, while gyms across the nation witness a surge i

MichelleMichelle
| December 22 2023

iPhone Thieves Won’t Like This Apple Update

In the digital era, our lives are increasingly intertwined with our smartphones. For many, like myself, the iPhone is a vault containing our personal data, financial information, and much more. With the convenience of Apple Pay, our dependency on these devices has only deepened. However, this conven

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| December 18 2023

25 Cars That Hold Their Value the Best – and the 25 Worst

Historic Highs in Loan Defaults Amid Economic ChallengesThe American car market is currently navigating through unprecedented waters. A significant surge in the delinquency rates on auto loans has emerged as a major concern, highlighting the financial strain faced by numerous car owners across the n

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| December 15 2023

Navy Federal Says, NO! These Black Banks Will Say, YES!

The Stark Reality of Racial Bias in Mortgage LendingBlack Twitter was literally in shambles this week when a CNN report highlighted a deeply concerning trend in mortgage lending practices at Navy Federal. The nation’s largest credit union, has been found to exhibit a significant disparity in its mor

MichelleMichelle
| December 13 2023

The Move of Washington Wizards and Capitals: Implications for Downtown D.C.

In a turn of events that has sent shockwaves through Washington D.C., the city braces for the departure of its beloved sports teams, the Washington Wizards and the Capitals. Despite a last-ditch effort by officials with a $500 million proposal to retain the teams, their relocation to a new arena in

Jade DonovanJade Donovan
| December 11 2023

The Misconceptions of Hookah

In November, a sobering incident involving four young African American women made waves on social media. These women faced a serious medical emergency after a prolonged hookah smoking session of five hours, which resulted in carbon monoxide poisoning. This event has highlighted the need for a deeper

MichelleMichelle
| December 8 2023

Navigating the Complexities of Modern Dating: Understanding Love Bombing vs. Applying Pressure

In the ever-evolving landscape of modern relationships, understanding the dynamics of dating is crucial. Two concepts that often arise in these discussions are “love bombing” and “applying pressure.” While they may seem similar at first glance, they are fundamentally different in their intentions an

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| December 6 2023

NACA: The Path to Homeownership Without Downpayments or Credit Checks

Homeownership stands as a beacon of stability and financial prosperity in the quest for the American Dream. However, this dream has often been out of reach for many, particularly African Americans, due to systemic and historical barriers. Enter the Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NAC

Jade DonovanJade Donovan
| December 4 2023

Embracing the 80/20 Rule for Lasting Relationships

In the quest for love and companionship, the 80/20 rule emerges as a guiding beacon, illuminating the path to fulfilling relationships. Rooted in the Pareto Principle, which asserts that 80% of consequences stem from 20% of causes, this rule finds a unique and profound application in the realms of l

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| December 1 2023

December Financial Checklist: 10 Smart Moves to Make Before the Year Ends

As we wind down another year, the festive cheer of December brings with it the crucial task of financial housekeeping. For those looking to enter the new year with robust financial health, this month offers a golden opportunity to make some wise financial decisions. Here’s a rundown of the top 10 fi

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| November 29 2023

Amazon’s $9 Health Plan Could Be a Game Changer for African American Health Disparities

In a move that could significantly alter the healthcare landscape for underserved communities, particularly African Americans, Amazon has introduced a new health care benefit for Prime members. This plan, which allows access to One Medical’s services for a mere $9 per month or $99 annually, is not j

Jamaal BennerJamaal Benner
| November 22 2023

Maximizing Financial Gains with Smart Black Friday Strategies

The Savvy Shopper’s Guide to Credit Card Rewards and MoreAs the holiday season approaches, savvy shoppers are gearing up for Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping days of the year. But it’s not just about snagging deals on electronics or trendy fashion. For the financially astute, Black Friday p

Jade DonovanJade Donovan
| November 20 2023

10 Items to Eat in Moderation at Thanksgiving Dinner

It’s finally Thanksgiving week, and we’re all eagerly anticipating the dinner spread, thinking about all the delicious foods we’re going to eat. However, it’s important to remember not to overindulge in many of our favorites, especially considering health concerns. Traditional dishes, especially in