Is Sallie Mae Helping or Harming Black Millennials?

For almost the past 50 years, there has been a shift in the American Dream of success, especially in regards to black families. Civil rights laws opened doors to education. Colleges and universities began to flood with women and minorities who previously weren’t welcomed at institutions of higher learning. By the time the generation ofContinue reading “Is Sallie Mae Helping or Harming Black Millennials?”

5 Reasons Financial Independence is Overrated

Ten years ago, when I teetered on the precipice of my college graduation, all I could dream about was financial independence. I was more frugal than footloose-and-fancy-free and had spent all four years of undergrad in my parents’ house. That’s right. All. Four. Years. Being underneath their thumb certainly kept me out of trouble. ButContinue reading “5 Reasons Financial Independence is Overrated”