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LaTisha Styles

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Young Finances
Making Money
Budgeting, Investing
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Memphis, Tennessee, United States
African American
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DIK (Dual Income, Kids)
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We are just a few days before October 31st and you have yet to find a costume. More than that, because you understand the importance of saving, you are unwilling to derail your savings goal for this year by splurging on a one day event. For some, that is not the case. According to the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Halloween Consumer Spending Survey. One of five households plan to ...
Posted: Oct 09 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Some times you’re doing great and you found a way to turn $1 into $4 passive income. Other times, programs shut down, Uncle Sam debo’s your money, and you question everything. August was that kind of month. The program that I had FINALLY figured out how to send paid traffic to sent an email at the end of the month to say that they were closing their doors to affiliates. Yep. I was really ...
Posted: Sep 11 2017 @ 12:20 PM
I remember exactly what I was doing when it happened. I was on my bed, in my dorm room, watching my 19 inch TV which was tuned to CNBC. My favorite show at the time was Squawk Box and everyday I watched it for stock tips. The day before I had just saw them mention a new stock that was on the rise. Naturally, I logged into my trading account and bought a ...
Posted: Aug 28 2017 @ 10:10 PM
This has been one lazy summer. I pretty much took the entire month of July off. That meant that when it was time to publish my latest income report I was busy playing Sim City. So I’ve decided to combine the June and July income reports in one go. I’m excited to say that I finally figured out the paid traffic strategy I’ve been testing out for the past few months. In July ...
Posted: Aug 11 2017 @ 1:46 PM
A credit score is just a number. But the reality is, it’s a number that is used to rank you at various points in your life. When you turn 18 and become eligible to begin managing credit, that number will begin to fluctuate. Hopefully you will have good money management skills and your credit score will go up and never go down, but hey, life happens. If you want to check your credit score ...
Posted: Aug 05 2017 @ 9:00 AM
This post was created in partnership with the National Association of Realtors. Thinking of draining your bank account to buy a home? There are more expenses likely to arise after purchasing a home. A recent report by Home Advisor shows that homeowners spend an average of $10,182 per year on repairs and maintenance. That number includes both minor repairs like replacing a shower head; and major repairs like the average cost ...
Posted: Jul 17 2017 @ 11:00 AM
This post was created in partnership with the National Association of Realtors. Location is everything when you’re searching for a home. Finding your dream neighborhood may seem like the easiest part, but once you factor in budget, non-negotiable home features, and proximity to the things you can’t live without, it may be less obvious where you should live. Property Taxes Property taxes can play a huge role in your overall cost of living. ...
Posted: Jul 06 2017 @ 9:00 AM
This was initially posted on July 17, 2014 about a month after I left my full time job to become a full time blogger. Cake Day. I’m going to miss Cake Day. As I get ready to pack up my desk my mind races but settles on this one event. Each month my employer celebrates birthdays with cakes. This month is my birthday month so I had a chance to help choose the two ...
Posted: Jul 05 2017 @ 9:00 AM
This post was created in partnership with the National Association of Realtors. How do I get approved for a loan? Who will help me find the right home? Who can help me? Don’t panic! Here are the top four people you need to know when it comes to buying a home. 1. The Person Who Approves the Loan One of the first people you’ll need to work with is a loan officer or ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 9:00 AM
This post was create in partnership with the National Association of Realtors. “Shop around for the best mortgage deal.” You may have heard this statement, before, but the best deal for one borrower could be a poor deal for another. The key is to become a better borrower. Is it possible to influence the type of deal you get? Yes, especially if you avoid these missteps. 1. Not Checking Your Credit Report The three ...
Posted: Jun 12 2017 @ 9:00 AM


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