If you own your own company, it’s possible that you haven’t considered financial literacy programs in work. Should this be your responsibility?Well, those with lower levers of financial worry also have higher levels of financial literacy.So, what does this have to do with you, as an employer?Financial literacy is, generally, very low amongst the public.Continue reading “Should you make financial literacy a part of your company culture?”
It’s weird times – it can feel increasingly difficult to actually feel motivated and reach goals. It’s an endless cycle, too. We feel bad about ourselves, we can’t find motivation, we don’t meet goals, and then we feel bad about ourselves – it continues and continues. So, what are some ways that you can getContinue reading “How to find motivation right now”
For many of us, the current pandemic has really made dealing with anxiety and fear unbearable.Death Anxiety (or Thanatophobia, if you want to get medical), is known as the anxiety surrounding the fear of death or the dying process. It’s understandable and pretty common. Actually, worrying about the mortality of yourself or the people youContinue reading “How to deal with Death Anxiety during a pandemic”
Transgenerational trauma or intergenerational trauma is a psychological term which suggests that trauma can be transferred or inherited through generations.Essentially, when a first-generation survives a large ordeal of trauma, they can transfer this trauma to their children, and even further generations of offspring. This becomes known as a complex post-traumatic stress disorder. While this kindContinue reading “How the trauma of slavery can be inherited”
The Missing White Woman Syndrome/Effect is prominent in our society, and with social media picking up on otherwise unreported news, it’s more obvious than ever.So, what is missing white woman syndrome? And why does society seem to care less when women from BAME communities go missing? Let’s dive into this, and what we can doContinue reading “Why do people care less when women of colour go missing?”
Jealousy can keep you down, so how do you get over entrepreneur envy? We’ve all been there – scrolled through Instagram and seen people doing INCREDIBLE things with their careers. Better yet, read through a Forbes “30 under 30” list and felt terrible, especially when they claim somebody as privileged as a Jenner is “self-made”. Continue reading “How to overcome entrepreneur envy”
It’s something we all have – that we usually exclusively keep to stalking Instagram profiles, making calls, and sending memes. Gone are the days of heavy bricks with ariels (if anybody can even remember those), now we have tiny little computers in our pockets. We should be making the most from them. When it comesContinue reading “Can your phone help with your finances?”
What are ETFs? ETFs as we all know them are shorts for Exchange-Traded Funds. An ETF is a basket of securities that contains stocks, bonds, securities, and other financial assets. These funds are index funds that can be traded on an exchange just like stocks and bonds. ETFs were started in the ’90s. At inception,Continue reading “The Beginner’s Concise Guide to Understanding ETFs”
Given the current economic situation and recent financial market events, you may be wondering whether to invest or make changes to your investment portfolio. While I cannot tell you how to manage your investment portfolio, I can give some tips you can consider before making your decision. So yeah, let’s get right to it. WhatContinue reading “Five Things to Consider Before Making an Investment Decision”
The Color Purple, published in 1982, is a classic novel that celebrates black women who challenge unjust authorities and raise their head beyond the yoke of their situations and circumstances. The novel follows an impregnated and abused young girl, Celie, through her personal and spiritual growth in slave-bound Georgia. It’s 1909. Celie navigates through povertyContinue reading “The Color Purple by Alice Walker”
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