This is a question that I have been getting a lot lately. More and more people are concerned about storing away for the future since COVID-19 has ravaged the global economy. And rightfully so. We should always prepare for our financial future because we simply don't know what tomorrow holds. As such, saving and investing … Continue reading Is it Better to Save or Invest?
In my line of work I constantly meet people who want to become entrepreneurs. While I celebrate and encourage entrepreneurship, I must say that it is not for everyone. Even more I don't take clients who I feel won't be effective in their entrepreneurship journey. This is because I don't want them to waste their … Continue reading The Skills You Need to be an Effective Entrepreneur
I often get this question from my coaching clients who are starting a new business. Usually they are referring to revolving versus non-revolving debt. Revolving debt is the kind of debt that is associated with lines of credit issued to credit card holders. Non-revolving debt is associated with mortgages, vehicle and student loans, and other … Continue reading Should I Be Debt-Free Before Starting My Business?
The sociopolitical climate in the U.S. has finally come to a proverbial and literal head. With racial tension brewing at every corner of the country many African Americans are feeling more disenfranchised than ever before. Not only has the recent death of George Floyd resulted in nationwide protests, it is causing many African Americans to … Continue reading Is African Repatriation the Solution for Disenfranchised African Americans?
A number of my financial coaching clients ask me if they should apply for a new credit card in order to reap the benefits of sign-up bonuses. I must admit that these programs are quite tempting as a number of them offer significant cash, travel, or other rewards. I have personally reaped the benefits of … Continue reading How to Make Credit Card Sign-up Bonuses Work for You (And Not the Other Way Around)
One of the first things that prospective entrepreneurs must consider when starting a new business is funding. Without the right amount of start-up capital, growing your business can be much more complicated and cumbersome than necessary. There are many effective ways to secure the right amount of money to start your business. Here are a … Continue reading 4 Ways to Fund Your Start-Up
An overwhelmingly remote workforce has become part of our everyday reality. As such, many people have come to understand what it truly means to work virtually or remotely. Yet, quite a few envious onlookers waiting for a chance to nab the first beach corner are still not aware of what it really means to work … Continue reading The Reality of Working Virtually
Being at Home When I first embarked upon my expat adventures, I had no plans of returning to the U.S. My goal was to perpetually live abroad though I wasn't married to any particular country during that time. I simply loved the thrill that I got from exploring different parts of the world and I … Continue reading 4 Ways COVID-19 Has Given Me a Deeper Appreciation for My Expat Journeys