Rainbow Push Money Matters workshop presented by Chevrolet in NYC. During the all day workshop financial thought leaders like Dominique Broadway and Bill Cheeks taught real world strategies and applicable tips on how to build wealth using the income you have right now. It was at that moment I had my financial A HA moment that has changed my life forever. Discovering a plan that’ll automatically save money for me was the first part, however doing the actual savings daily, weekly and monthly was the easy part! Using this money flow chart, I’ve simplified my finances while creating a nest egg of savings for future market and startup investments. Check out an example of how I've simplified my finances below. Rainbow PUSH Money Matters sponsored by Chevrolet is a workshop designed to help demystify the complexities of college financing, understanding credit, and offer helpful insights on entrepreneurship. The interactive curriculum for the Money Matters series, taught by some of the nation’s leading public and private sector financial experts, is geared to help you – no matter of your financial literacy. The Money Matters workshop and brunch will allow you to learn from the best in financing, wealth and credit management. Plus it gives audiences a chance for one-on-one coaching and custom solutions that’ll solve your specific financial missteps. (Did I mention there's a free brunch too?) Don’t wait until it’s too late to have your A HA moment about building wealth, register for the next Rainbow Push Money Matters workshop presented by Chevrolet Saturday, October 1st in Detroit! RSVP Today! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chevy. The opinions and text are all mine.
POP QUIZ!Do you know why you need credit history? What about the importance of good credit? Did you know: Payday loans can be very expensive form of credit? What's the major difference between saving and investing? If you attended the Money Matters Financial Empowerment Workshop in Harlem, you should score an A+ on these financial quiz questions and have a deeper understanding and actionable steps on making your money work smarter and harder for you. During the workshop, speakers like Dominique Broadway shared her insight on her journey to becoming a leading financial speaker and advisor. She also shared tips on how to start a budget, stick to a budget and overcome budgeting goals. A financial tip that I now use? The My Money Goals card is a great way to remind yourself of your budgeting goals. You simply write your goals on the card and stick it inside your wallet for safe keeping. It's a gentile, yet hard-enough reminder to detour you from frivolously swiping your debit card or spending cash unnecessarily. If it isn't going towards my money goals, it's not THAT important. Mr. Bill Cheeks is a veteran when it comes down to understanding and teaching the importance of good credit. He has a perfect credit score! A PERFECT CREDIT SCORE! I used to think having a perfect credit score was as mythical and mystical as a unicorn. Mr. Cheeks shared valuable tips including:
- Pay your bills on time.
- Have a small amount of total debt.
- Only use a small amount of your total available credit.