The Weekend Agenda - 017

So you want to Spend Smart, Build Credit, and Do You? We’ve got you covered. You follow us on social and everyday you digest spending tips, financial insight, and credit advice. Over the weekend, take a little time and get into what we’ve lined up for you. From the screens of the MoCaFi team, we’ll be sharing content from across the web that matters. Because to start a business, level up, build generational wealth, or to just be ten toes down,
you’ll need to know what’s happening around you.
Enjoy and stay up!
- 7/24/20 -

PLAY THIS: 017 - Podcast Playlist

Over the weekend, take a little time and get into podcast episodes that matter, from the earbuds of the MoCaFi team.


READ THIS: Racial gap in home mortgage lending, here’s what you need to know

Have you ever walked into a room and within minutes find yourself wishing you hadn’t brought a knife to a gunfight or pen to a test. Trying to secure a mortgage can have that effect on you if you don’t take the time to understand the path ahead (and behind). There are racial disparities in mortgage lending. The fact that fewer than half of Black families own their home compared to nearly three-fourths of White families isn’t because black people don’t want to buy homes.


LISTEN TO THIS: And Finance For All 103: Chuck D of Public Enemy

In episode 3 of the MoCaFi, And Finance For All Podcast, Steve Royster, Manyell-Akinfe Reed, and Marjorie Fields Harris, come to the mic for a discussion about the state of America and how we move from protest to power. We hear, the way forward is together, navigating teachable moments and the burden of a history that needs to be rectified. In the second half of this episode, Wole Coaxum – joined by Steve Royster, Bill Stephney and guest Chuck D of Public Enemy – leads a conversation on leadership, accountability, and authenticity in the midst of a pandemic, economic crisis, and years of social injustice. Enjoy the episode.


READ THIS: 5 Takeaways From ‘Credit Is King’

If you’re working to create economic mobility in your life, building your credit is a necessary component. You can’t create a better financial situation without understanding credit, how it works, and why you need it.


TRY THIS: Productive - Habit Tracker

Productive is a free and easy-to-use tool that helps you build a routine of positive, life changing habits. Set personal goals, track your progress, and motivate yourself to new heights!


READ THIS: The Fair Wage Guarantee: A Once-in-a-Generation Opportunity to Raise Wages and Accelerate Our Economic Recovery

For decades, American workers have seen their power diminish and their wages barely budge. Today, Congress can reverse these trends and accelerate our economic recovery by implementing a fair wage guarantee.