The Surrendered Wife—Why I Believe In Submissiveness

Now, before you get all Feminista on me just from reading the title, “Why I believe in Submissiveness”, hear me out. I read The Surrendered Wife by Laura Doyle back when I was going through a few things and wanted to see what this book was all about. It resonated with me. A-LOT! Ya’ll know marriage ain’t…

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….

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,…

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…

Is Tapping Into Your 401K Ever A Good Idea?

I’m hoping that most of you reading this have that lovely 401(k) nest egg incubating somewhere in a coop of mutual funds, stocks, and bonds. Now, I know times have changed. A lot of y’all are entrepreneurs, successful ones, and are like, “Uhh, what 401(k)?” Well, I’m talking to y’all, too, and especially those of…