• Astonishing Ways to Save for Solo Travel
    Finance,  Travel

    7 Astonishing Ways to Save on Solo Travel You Need to Know

    This post may contain affiliate links. To learn more please read my disclosure page.  In this episode, I interview Danielle Desir, a Travel Finance Strategist and Podcast host The Thought Card. We explore how to prioritize travel as a solo woman on a budget to one of Danielle’s favorite exotic locations: Reykjavik, Iceland. As a single black woman, Danielle discusses how she was able to afford traveling to this expensive destination on a budget while still maximizing on seeing gorgeous scenery like glaciers, waterfalls, and eating locally made ice-cream. Book Cheap Flights Not surprisingly, Danielle advocates for booking cheap flights. She says that her favorite travel hacking websites include the…

  • Student loan forgiveness programs student loan hero
    Finance

    How to qualify for student loan forgiveness programs

    The Student Loan Crisis According to Forbes, the student loan crisis has hit an all-time high, with over 44 million people owing a cumulative amount of $1.5 trillion dollars. Although Millenials are working now more than ever, some even taking on side hustles and part-time jobs, many still struggle to make ends meet. The U.S. Department of Education states that in 2019, 42 million students owe $100,000 or less and about 2.5 million owe a balance between $100,000 and $610,000. While many hail the charity of people like Robert Smith, who pledged $40 million to pay off a graduating class’ student loans, many are concerned that the government isn’t working…

  • How to save for a downpayment for your home
    Finance

    How to Save for a Downpayment on a House

    In this video, I’m going to show you how to save for a down payment on a house. A house is one of the best investments you can make in terms of building wealth. If you are considering purchasing a house you’ll want to consider a few things. During my time as a Loan Processor at a mortgage company in Detroit, I learned so much about the importance of saving money for a downpayment and the additional expenses that go into purchasing a house. So without further ado, let’s discuss this. Consider your dream home This could be a single-family residence or a condo. Whatever the type of property you…