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Black Women and Extended Family: My Uncle Cut Me Off Once I Stopped Paying His Bills

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Photo by Clarke Sanders on Unsplash Black Women and Extended Family: My Uncle Cut Me Off Once I Stopped Paying His Bills As told to Veronica Wells-Puoane of NoSugarNoCreamMag.com Originally published on MadameNoire.com We all know the wealth disparities that exist between White men and everyone else in this country. And with Black women earning only 63 cents to every…

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This Financial Behaviorist is Helping Women Make Better Choices Around Money

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Photo: Frederick V. Nielsen, II By Sharon Pendana Financial behaviorist, coach and author, Jacquette M. Timmons has two great obsessions: shoes, and getting people to see that “you don’t manage money – you manage your choices around money.” Though she left home at sixteen to study shoe design in New York City, an encounter with an Estee Lauder exec opened…

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Should You Tell Your Kids You’re Broke?

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By Erickka Sy Savané “Can we go see ‘The Lion King’?!” asked my five-year-old daughter, while getting dressed for school. It’s a question that comes up every morning when they start showing these Broadway theater advertisements. Yesterday it was ‘Cinderella.’ Usually I tell her that we’ll be going soon, but today I just wanna be honest. “We don’t have the…

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