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Dear Ash Cash, Why should you save money and secondly How can you save money? The answer to Why should you save money is very simple… Think about the future! Those who fail to plan also plan to fail. Saving money is important so that you can be prepared for any of the emergencies and […]

Dear Ash Cash, What affects my credit score and what can I do to fix it? Hi Manny, For those who are not familiar, your credit score or F.I.C.O. is a credit reporting system started by the Fair Isaacs Corporation. It is a numerical measurement of your credit worthiness that ranges from 300 to 850. […]

Here’s another great financial tip from our partner Ash Cash!! Dear Ash Cash, I recently created a budget and noticed that the majority of my money is going towards food. I am eating healthy now so that may be the reason why its so high; as you know healthy food is expensive…. So How Can […]

There are many things that you should consider when using your credit card but the two most important are: 1) Keeping your usage down and 2) Watching out for interest rate increases. It is important to know that you should not be using your credit card to make everyday purchases for items like food, clothing, […]

Being your authentic self — “you” — has more to do with the strength God puts in our hearts than it does with how we look on the outside. It’s all about seeing ourselves as God sees us; beautiful, forgiven, cherished and loved. Read:How Isaac Carree Ended Up Performing “In the Middle” Live with Fonzworth Bentley: […]

FOR THE NEXT 7 WEEKS LOOK FOR MY NEW COLUMN ON HELLOBEAUTIFUL.COM CALLED “THE D.I.N.A.O. PROJECT.” A NEW ARTICLE FOR THE COLUMN WILL BE RELEASED EVERY THURSDAY AT 12 PM EST. We are always talking about divorce. If we are not talking about divorce we are talking about who is getting married. Well, I want […]

Have respect, pride and dignity for yourself. If you let your friends take advantage of you, so will your man. If you come home crying about your job every day without being proactive about getting a new one, your man is not going to find that attractive. Be sexy, sweet, sassy, feminine and most of all, be womanly.

Dear Ash Cash: I currently work a city job in downtown Baltimore but I’m interested in starting my own business. Where do I start and how can I do it successfully? -Jerrod E (Baltimore, MD) If this were a classroom and I asked how many people have a “side hustle” I can guarantee that almost everyone would […]

I have enjoyed cooking since I was in my teens. I still remember preparing my specialty at that time which was baked chicken, cream of mushroom soup, poured over egg noodles with a sprinkle of parsley for color and presentation. I’m not sure if health and wellness was being discussed the way it is today. […]

Q: Hi Ash Cash, I would love to get your opinion about a financial situation. My husband and I are both working and we have a 15 month old and a set of twins due in April. I have been working for sometime but started saving late in my 401k. I probably have about $10,000 […]