Blueprint

Goal Setting the SMART Way

You may have heard the saying if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. If you haven’t, then now you have :-). The power in this…


Credit Building Explained

How important is your credit score to you? Nowadays your score is pulled for an apartment, cell service and even some employment. Like it…


Your Guide to Budgeting and Saving

BOOOOO! TO BUDGETING Budgeting is my least favorite wealth principle! Like most people, I want what I want when I want it. As much as I…


Credit Report Mistakes on the Rise During the Pandemic

Mistakes are an unfortunate, yet natural occurrence. For instance, you may have asked for a side of teriyaki sauce in your takeout order…


Black Business Owners: You Can Still Thrive

In St. Louis City, white employed residents are 36% more likely than black employed residents to own their business (Source: St. Louis MO).…


5 Do’s for Investing in Uncertain Times

Breathe The natural response to tough economic times is to panic.  The fear of unemployment mixed with thoughts of a delayed retirement…


Time Is Money

Saving for retirement has taken a back seat to other items in your budget for far too long. You may be waiting for the economy to recover,…