Mighty Ventures is Looking for High School Students to be Part of Their Council

One out of five youth in Philadelphia is not in school, nor working and two out of five never graduated high school. Mighty Ventures, a non profit organization, is determined to change these statistics by giving high school students an opportunity to join their Student Advisory Council. Students in the Council will help Mighty Ventures come up with ideas on how to keep students in school and go to college/work after graduation. Participants in the council will also receive a stipend for their consultations. Here’s what they are looking for… Students who…

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7 Tips to Getting Off on the Money Good Foot!

There are countless numbers of people who are in their 30s and 40s paying for financial choices (aka mistakes) that they made in their 20s.   Unfortunately, life isn’t the most forgiving of your ignorance; thus, it is a hard pull to fix credit and build savings.  So, avoid it if you can.  As you sacrifice today, you’ll be happier tomorrow, and you’ll laugh about the things that you thought were so necessary.  I mean, do you really need your closet and makeup bag to represent all that you own in…

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A Woman’s Worth

I was asked a surprising question today: “Have you ever heard of Sarah Baartman?” It was surprising because I had honestly never heard of this woman: Sarah Baartman. I was taken aback because I like to think that I’m up on things. I know who latest celebrity phenoms are; I know most of the singles that are hot on the radio now; I’m usually on top of things. My sister even calls me Mr. Wizard because I tend to have answer for everything. This Sarah Baartman though; she, I didn’t…

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