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Latina Equal Pay Day

The Ultimate Detail for Winning on Latina Equal Pay Day

Latina Equal Pay Day is a day where we recognize the huge income disparity in what Latina women make in comparison to men. This year Latina Equal Pay Day is officially November 1st (that’s today🙌🏼). It is also a day where we voice how unjust this is and attempt to gain the attention (and change)…

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What Financial Health Means To Me

Typically financial health is not a term we use very often, but something most definitely we need to tune into. Of course with the topic of money still being a taboo conversation probably doesn’t help but we can always change that. According to Investopedia: Financial health is a term used to describe the state of…

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4 Messy Money Lessons That Supercharged Our Money

My family is blessed to have financial freedom, but it wasn’t always the case. Before learning these 4 messy money lessons I have to say life was different, BUT I do have to acknowledge that: I always have been a good saver. My upbringing taught me independence. This independent thinking also brought curiosity which led…

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Money Got You Stuck? Don’t Miss This One Hidden Step

It’s all too common these days that when we are asked how much we make we are quick to answer. However, when are asked how much we spend, that’s a whole different story! This is typically what we are told to do: Spend less Save more Track expenses Do a budget Sound familiar? Here is…

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One Area That You No Kidding Need to Celebrate More

Who doesn’t like to celebrate?             **crickets chirping** Do you hear anything?  I sure don’t.  See I have not found one person yet that does not like to celebrate and probably won’t! Celebrations are so much fun because it definitely brings feelings of joy, excitement, bonding, and on and on. You get the picture. There is…

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3 Rarely Done Hacks To Boost Your Finances Right NOW!

Happy 2015!  It’s a new year, a new start….if 2014 wasn’t what you wanted it to be in terms of your money, no worries because I am going to share with you three hacks to boost your finances! #1:  STOP your money frustrations in its tracks! One way to do this is to get a…

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How Expert Advice Can Harm Your Money and What You Can Do About It

There are some great financial experts and there is no doubt why they are considered “financial experts”–they really know their stuff!  I am not here to argue that, so Dave Ramsey, Suze Orman, David Bach if you are reading this remember that ok?  In the words of Taylor Swift, “call me maybe?”  We can talk…

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How Shopping “Healthy” Can Cause Your Money To Make An Appearance In The Trash

Just look at this picture!  You cannot tell me healthy does not look good :-).  It is very easy though to throw your money in the trash if you are not careful and I am going to share with you how.   Let me disclose two things before I go on: #1. I am by no means…

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Common Excuses For Not Getting Help With Your Finances and 4 Reasons Why You Should

Money may not be what we should rely on for happiness but we sure have to learn how to deal with it!  It’s also an area that many don’t think to get help in even though there are various professionals to choose from.  Plus the fact that financial literacy is not a common topic being…

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"Mentally ready to tackle my debt, I saw a decrease of $4,000 in just 4 months working with Jen, compared to a mere $300 monthly decrease before."

Diana C.

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Since its inception in 2021, the Financially Strong Latina® event has focused on delivering culturally relevant and engaging financial education tailored specifically for Latinas.