My Entrepreneurship Boot Camp Experience

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Early in November, I got accepted in an entrepreneurship boot camp that focuses on training the next generation of black entrepreneurs. It’s called the Black Upstart, which is run by Kezia Williams and operated by Jared Brown. So for 6 days, myself and a cohort of 9 other founders worked on developing viable and profitable solutions to a problem that … Read More

What Can Happen Without an Estate Plan

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One of the catalysts that pushed me to start Ms. Engineered Wealth was a documentary film I saw in DC called “Black Heirlooms” that is narrated and directed by Amanda Brown. The film follows the estate planning issues that tore one black family apart upon the passing of the one of their grandparents. The film documents the struggles that ensued … Read More

Beware the Trap of Lifestyle Creep

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In celebration of the 6th annual Women’s Money Week, see this post below about spending to match your income. #WMWeek17 I venture to guess that when you were growing up your parents told you that you needed to get a good education so that when you graduated you could get a great job. So you did just that. Fast forward … Read More

Who Have You Been Comparing Yourself To?

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I’ll tell you a secret… I’m a fan of a good quote. Maybe that’s a little bit cheesy but I find them inspiring. I was reading an article the other day and the closing phrase was: “Don’t measure your success against the success of someone else with a different audience. Measure your success against how well you served content to … Read More