The Envelope System 5

Envelope System

One area of my mission to become debt-free that I’ve been struggling with is the oh so important envelope system.  The envelope system is really simple, after you make your budget for the month you get use cash to pay for all of your expenses that don’t already have auto-pay set up. For example, if …

My Natural Hair Regimen 2

Natural Hair Regimen

Anyone who follows natural hair blogs or youtube channels knows you can’t have a platform about hair without posted up your hair routine/regimen.  You have to give people the opportunity to either learn from your routine, or, worse case scenario, criticize your routine and doubt your potential hair growth.  Either way, I’m going to explain …

Why Video Editing?

Video Editing

Choosing a career path is a scary thing. A lot of students go to college, spend thousands of dollars, and graduate without a clue of what career they want to pursue. Fortunately for me, I didn’t spend my time (or money) in college “finding myself.” I knew what I wanted to pursue by the time …

Building Your Emergency Fund

Emergency Fund

Murphy’s Law: Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Yikes, this Murphy guy was a pessimistic cat! But there is a great deal of truth to his law.  The best financial action you can take to prepare for rainy days is a solid emergency fund.  An emergency fund not only provides you with a …

Quick Update: 30 Day Squat Challenge 2

Squat Challenge

I’m on day 10 of the squat challenge! I’ve found that although I love exercising in the mornings, I have to do this squat challenge at night before bed because I’m exhausted and weak after doing them. I’ve really started to push myself with this challenge, in a good, healthy way! Did I mention I …

No Shopping for 1 Year Challenge! 2

No Shopping

Y’all know I love me some goals.  In this weeks edition of what can I deprive myself of for the betterment of my future, I’ve decided it will be a fantastic idea to give up clothes shopping for a full year.  To be more specific, “clothes” does include shoes and accessories. Full disclosure: I absolutely …

Book Review: Cut by Cut

Book Review

In my quest to become a complete expert in the art of video editing I read a book by Gael Chandler called Cut by Cut: Editing Your Film or Video.  Seems appropriate right? For anyone interested in video editing you’ll find a brief review below of what I thought about the book. Chandler lists the …

Financial Guilt Trips

Financial Guilt Trips

I recently spoke to a friend who is having trouble dealing with family members that pester him for money. From what he’s expressed to me, it really seems as though his family feels entitled to his money and his success because they helped him pay for his education. Topics like this make my stomach turn and …

10 Reasons to Start a Small Business 4

Start a Small Business

It can be scary and intimidating to think about starting your own business, especially if you’re young and inexperienced in the business world.  Well now is a better time than ever to start thinking about the possibilities and opportunities of your own business.  Imagine owning your own business…NO, you’re own legacy.  Sounds sexy right!?!  Well …

History of African American Natural Hair Interpretations 1

Natural Hair Interpretations

I am fully aware (and extremely happy) that all of my readers are not African American women such as myself.  A good portion of my blogs are centered around my natural hair and some of you readers may not understand the significance of natural hair interpretations in America.  But I want every reader to understand …