Here’s our financial dilemma from our Wealthy Radio audience. Hi Mrs. Owens, I am currently participating in my company’s ESPP or Employee Stock Purchase Program. Right now I contribute 2% of my income and they match half of that (1%). My goal is to sell the stock in case of an emergency or a large [...]
Each week on Wealthy Radio I take someone’s financial dilemma and weigh in with my expertise. Here’s the What Would Deborah Do? situation for this week: “I was unemployed for a while and have finally got another job but at considerably less money. I have been considering a loan modification and after contacting my bank [...]
Do you find it difficult to keep track of your bills and end up paying late fees? One of the easiest ways to get a handle on bill paying is by establishing automatic payment plans that send the minimum payment due each month. You can use your banks online payment system or initiate the payment [...]
You really can build wealth through home ownership but not if you take out the equity to purchase a car or pay off debt. Your home’s equity should not be used as your personal piggy bank.
Another celebrity in the news with money trouble! Sad isn’t it? In the words of Biggie Smalls, “Mo’ Money, Mo’ problems. If I could sit down and have a talk with my girl, and I am a huge fan of her music, I would begin by conducting a financial intervention or what I call a ”Purseonality Makeover.” [...]
I must admit that I am addicted to the TV Show Scandal. My Facebook commentary is the highlight of my week, As a financial expert who focuses on women I love how Olivia Pope’s character gives a fresh look at career success and wielding power. She exudes strength, empathy and independence wrapped up in the [...]
The holidays bring fond memories along with emotional turmoil for many families. That certainly describes my feelings at this time year. Don’t get me wrong because I feel really blessed that both my parents are still alive in their eighties. After experiencing the death of two friends who were my age this year I certainly [...]
On my way home from the radio station on Tuesday, I received a call from one of our Purse Sisters in Orlando,Florida who was disappointed because she had missed Wealthy Radio this week. She was excited to hear about the interview with CSI New York actor Hill Harper. As you should know by now we [...]
I was up one night flipping through the channels and happened upon the Reality TV Show Cheaters? My heart went out to spouses who were intent on getting the goods and ending their suspicions of another lover. So when I read the finding of this new survey that said that 46 percent of people in [...]
Women owned businesses are increasing and yet far too many generate revenues of less than one-hundred thousand dollars. Black Enterprises Alfred Edmond Jr shares tips for women and minority entrepreneurs.