• 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…

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    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

    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…