• Financial Fragility and Budgets

    Most of us are financially fragile and would not be able to come up with $2,000 in 30 days without having to resort to borrowing money or pawning/selling items that we own. Ask yourself how easy would it be for you to come up with $2,000 to pay for a […]

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  • The Poverty Mindset

    Debt is a form of the grave. Metaphors often refer to debt as being in a hole. Fellow Copts, let’s apply our anthem to this condition and proclaim that no grave will hold us down. As we draw closer to this season of consumption, please make sure your house is […]

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  • Four Ways You’re Throwing Money Away

    1. Not buying refurbished electronics. Free yourself of the notion that refurbished electronics are rejects or failures. Any returned item gets labeled as refurbished. So, look into a good deal on perhaps a new-to-you iPhone or laptop. 2. Buying gift cards in store. You don’t know what to get your friend, but you know […]

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  • The Four Seasons of Financial Planning

    As winter comes to an end and we head into the spring/summer, a parallel can be drawn between the seasons of weather and the seasons of money. There are four financial seasons of life that include accumulation, preservation, distribution and succession. Approaching your finances with these four seasons in mind […]

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  • Ten Things To Do For Your Children Right Now 

    (1) Talk honestly about your household finances (2) Open an investment account (can be set it up as a trust) (3) Get them a passport (4) Start a college fund (5) Start a savings account (6) Get them a library card (7) Check out books on coding or anything involving […]

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  • Financial Portfolios

    What is a financial portfolio? In simple terms, the word portfolio is used to describe a collection of things. It can be art, stocks, bonds, real estate properties, or precious metals. Our job is to build an investment portfolio that meets our needs, fits our situations and consists of assets […]

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  • Credit Scores

    The author James Baldwin said it’s very expensive to be poor. We often pay more for everyday goods and services depending on where we live. In this age of predatory short term pay day loans and high interest credit cards we must be mindful of our credit. A few late […]

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  • Tax Refunds on Prepaid Card or Bank Account?

    Getting your tax refund back on a prepaid card may sound convenient, but does it make financial sense? For those without bank accounts, a prepaid debit card may be the fastest way to get an income tax refund. It’s an option offered by all the major tax preparers. But for […]

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  • The Coptic Diet

    What is the Coptic diet? Do you know? As we elevate spiritually certain things, activities, tastes and cravings do fall away. However, in all things we say, moderation. As Copts we know that all sickness is not unto death however, many of us are an illness away from financial death […]

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  • Be a planner

    Do things happen to you or do you make things happen?  Trials surely come, however, some of our trials are self-created. Amen. So learn to be a planner. Make financial plans for major life events: 1) make retirement plans while you’re young, working and while it’s day 2) make plans […]

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