legacy

Biddy Mason and Her Wealth

Biddy Mason and Her Wealth

    Women have made great strides in the last 100 years. More specifically black women have made even greater progress over the last 40 years. From 1976-2012 black women had the highest percentage of any ethnic or gender group enrolled in college (9.7%), coming ahead of asian women (8.7%) and white women (7.1%). Prior to black women flocking to colleges and universities they were successful entrepreneurs as well. In California back in the late 1800s there was a women born into slavery who rose to great prominence.
 

Three Steps to Leaving a Legacy

Three Steps to Leaving a Legacy

It is very important to develop responsible fiscal habits as early as you can. These good habits will pay dividends down the road for you in addition to those close to you. However, much of what you will be able to achieve will be enjoyed by your children and hopefully your children's, children. This is what is known as a legacy. The goal should be to your improve your finances for the here and now but to be mindful of establishing a foundation for the coming generations.