A plan for financial empowerment.

Author:Tisdale, Stacey
Position:Money - Brief article

Barnes suggests black women take these steps on their road to financial wellness:

Take a look inside: "Women have to start by having a discussion with themselves and a financial professional about their goals. They need to put their goals in writing and be willing to commit to them," says Barnes.

Create a budget: Identify your income and expenses and write them down. You can use financial planning software or apps. "This will allow you to determine the disposable income you can put away each month," says Barnes. "In order to create wealth, you have to start with a plan; take small, concrete steps toward financial security. Pay yourself first. Then determine what disposable income is...

To continue reading