It’s Never Too Early To Have A Will And/Or Trust

Things come and go, right? So do people … so will you, so will I. You know where I’m headed with this, right? Uh-huh, it’s the big M, and I ain’t talkin’ about Marriage. I’m talking MORTALITY. One day, we’re not going to be here anymore, walking on this green earth; this truth we know….

Is Flying First Class Always Worth The Extra Cash?

In October 2017, the NAACP issued a travel advisory warning passengers about “a pattern of disturbing incidents reported by African-American passengers, specific to American Airlines.” As a road warrior, this got me thinking…I spend a LOT of time in the air, fluctuating on average between Executive Platinum and Platinum levels. I’ve been an American girl…

5 Ways To Be Smart About Making More Money

Here at PowerfulPenny.com, we are all about using SMART goals to achieve the things you want. What’s a SMART goal, you ask? This is a type of goal that is: S—Specific M—Measurable A—Attainable R—Realistic T—Time-based Now, last week I spoke about having a side hustle to put some money in your pocket. I also mentioned that you need to…

Can You Truly Bring Your Authentic Fashion Self To Work?

Self-Assessment Quiz ─ TRUE or FALSE: I can come straight from the club to work as long as my work is on point. It doesn’t matter that I look different. I’m always respected for my ideas, and that’s what’s important. If Bozoma Saint John (Chief Brand Office, Uber) can show up and show out work style wise,…

Trust Yourself When It Comes To Dating

I was with two girlfriends this weekend. One is a single mom, and she’s trying to get herself back into the dating game. She’s doing a great job. She’s working on a new look with her hair (like “finding time to wash it,” she says), and after fun nudging, we got her to shed her…

Stop Hammering On Your S.O’s Shortcomings

Thou shalt not constantly point out your significant other’s faults and shortcomings. I think that should be added to the Ten Commandments. It’s actually already in the Bible, so it’s not a far stretch just to move it up a bunch of chapters to where the commandments are and tack it on as an amendment! Okay. Okay! It’s…