Student Loan Update: Did I Meet My 2018 Goal?

I don’t even know where to start with this post. I’ve had a lot going on over the past couple of months, hence my absence. Well, that, and the fact my introvert self is still a little uncomfortable, OK a lot uncomfortable, with posting about myself. In any case, I’ll go ahead and share how…

6 Lessons from 96 Year Old Millionaire Secretary

Earlier this month, the New York Times ran a story on Sylvia Bloom, a Brooklynite who amassed a fortune of over $9 million. Ms. Bloom, wasn’t an investment banker, a lawyer, or any stereotypical high earning New York employee. She was a secretary, who worked at the same law firm for 67 years, retiring at…

My Daily Practice of Putting Myself First

In my last post, I shared how I began my practice of working out. Today, I’d like to share my overall daily practice. I’m at my best when I do everything below each day. Not only do I feel good, but I feel like I’ve made great use of my time. There are occasions where…

How To Develop An Exercise/Workout Practice

One of the ways we should be opting out of mediocrity is by putting ourselves first. Doing so requires that you take care of your physical, mental, emotional and financial health. I’ve already shared the most important step I’m taking to increase my financial well-being, so today I’d like to talk about my journey to…

Easy Home Internet Access From Your Phone

On Saturday, I checked my mail and found out that my internet service provider was raising my monthly bill from $49.99 to $69.99 beginning Monday. So I went up to my apartment, called my provider immediately, and asked the representative to cancel my service by 12:00 AM on Monday. She offered me a rate of…

How Credit Card Companies Make Money

What’s in your wallet? It’s estimated that 70% of American consumers have at least one credit card. A recent NerdWallet study reports that the average household has a credit card balance of $15,564. Collectively, consumer debt amounts to about $1 trillion. The credit card industry is huge. According to Creditcards.com, of the 5,231 banks in…

Achieve Any Goal In 5 Steps

I’ve read a lot of books about achieving your goals and dreams, from classics like The Magic of Thinking Big to recent releases like Freelancing to Freedom.  Reading is one of my favorite ways to be mentored by people who inspire me and those I wish to emulate. As one of my mentors Jim Rohn…