What did you do for the 4th? I was out of the country, so I vicariously saw the cookouts, etc via social media. I do believe that homeownership is still part of the American Dream, but perhaps with a twist. The 'twist'? Eliminate debt prior to purchasing a home. This gives most people true financial independence. I remember my grandparents saving for items they wanted, but didn't necessarily need. They didn't use credit for 'unimportant' things. This is why their credit scores were in the high 700s although they made substantially less money than many. I grew up in the 80s. The "Don't Worry, Be Happy" decade. Not good! lol So, we must do better once we know better. 
YOUR CALL TO ACTION:
We are halfway through 2016 and it is time to plan for 2017. What!?! So soon? Yes, because what you desire in 2017 will set up your goals for the rest of 2016. Remember, Einstein brilliantly said: "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results." Just as importantly, stop showing your children and/or community by your actions "insanity". The worse case scenario: You cannot move forward in the way you expected, but you CAN move forward. You have taken the first step (you are reading this); now you must keep moving forward. 

"I am coming into a lump sum of money and I know I need help. I will be hiring you!"
I am not a financial planner, but in conjunction with one we are helping my client prepare for her retirement AND her present credit/financial issues. It is a win-win. :)
Significant Business Results (SBR) Radio
I will be a guest on SBR Radio
with host
Wednesday, July 20th, 9:30pm

Tune in by clicking on the link below:
7th Annual Business Technology Expo
Sunday, September 25th, 2-6pm
 With over 2 months remaing before the event, we have sold a third of our tickets (50)! We are expecting 100+ business owners. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.
VENDORS!
If you are a vendor that uses technology in their business 
(websites, apps, etc, i.e., how are you better than your competition via technology), 
there are still a few days left to participate. 
Your business logo will be marketed during the summer via 2500 postcards and 
your ad via social media marketing to 10,000+ impressions.
We thank our Vendors for their participation. Come and meet them at the Expo!
Celandra LiveRadio Rice broadcasting live with businessowners!
Earl Harvey (Continuous supporter!)
Dåvid Føstêr, Real Estate Agent (2 year participant!) 
 Eric Marsh of Marsh Construction & Remodeling (3 year participant!)
To find out more about each vendor, please visit our FB event page.

We are fundraising again for The Resource Spot, a community invested business with Founder Dai Meeks.
C.A.F.E begins next week: Thursday, July 14th!
We are a sorority of Women in Business with the intention to work together to grow ourselves personally and in business to affect change in our communities.
"If it wasn't for Cohort 10 and accountability I would have hit some roadblocks and stopped. Sure I would have tried to get it done, but I would have been scattered and missed the important things. In my year of systems, I feel a sense of accomplishment." 
Cymande Lewis, Owner of Cynful Bliss, 2016 Graduate
Contact me today to assist you with any savings, budgeting and/or credit needs.
To learn more about TCW (Testimonials and first TV appearance) or Calling All Female Entrepreneurs (CAFE) click on the links below.

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