Tag: #broke

GREAT CAREER – GREAT SALARY – STILL BROKE

“How do I fix this?” WASTED PAYCHECK Are you someone who make money every two weeks but yet you still don’t have much. That means your life is out of wack. Something is going on that is in your best interest. And the person… Continue Reading “GREAT CAREER – GREAT SALARY – STILL BROKE”

FALLING OFF: HOW TO RECOVER FROM A JOB SETBACK

“Anyone hiring?” i need a job Whenever you have a setback in life, it can difficult to recover. But nothing is more difficult to recover from, besides an illness, than losing your job. Because you can’t just walk into an establishment like decades ago… Continue Reading “FALLING OFF: HOW TO RECOVER FROM A JOB SETBACK”

YOU’RE FIRED: HOW TO BOUNCE BACK FROM UNEMPLOYMENT

“Where to go from here.” your last day You show up to work, but little do you know, it is your last day. You have no other job, no income, no way of paying your bills. This is something that no one is able… Continue Reading “YOU’RE FIRED: HOW TO BOUNCE BACK FROM UNEMPLOYMENT”

IT’S ONLY TEMPORARY: DON’T LET FINANCIAL SETBACKS DETERMINE YOUR OUTCOME

“When you’re on your last leg.” at wits end Growing up for me, we were a poor household. But have you ever felt like throwing your hands up because you don’t have enough money. Or the fact that your finances are out of wack.… Continue Reading “IT’S ONLY TEMPORARY: DON’T LET FINANCIAL SETBACKS DETERMINE YOUR OUTCOME”

SHOW SOME RESPECT: WHY DO PEOPLE COME FROM THE BOTTOM AND THROW MONEY AWAY

“Mind your money.” started at the bottom So many people who grow up in poor environments have these dreams of making it in life. A goal that is very broad and ambiguous when you hear the word making it. But there is another side… Continue Reading “SHOW SOME RESPECT: WHY DO PEOPLE COME FROM THE BOTTOM AND THROW MONEY AWAY”

MONEY WOES: WHY ATHLETES MAKE A LOT OF MONEY AND GO BROKE

“Why they lose it all.” new money When you are a young male coming from an impoverished environment or even coming from the middle class, you have all these dreams in regards to money. Buying this lavish home and living a life that you… Continue Reading “MONEY WOES: WHY ATHLETES MAKE A LOT OF MONEY AND GO BROKE”

AFTER THE LIGHTS: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY RETIRE

  “What do they do now?” athletic retirement We watch, they play, we celebrate; but what happens when it all goes away? Eventually, when they put up the cleats and sneakers they will go into retirement. And when that happens what are they to… Continue Reading “AFTER THE LIGHTS: WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THEY RETIRE”

HURT PEOPLE HURT PEOPLE: INTO THE MIND OF THE BROKEN

“Thee broken hearted.” WHO ARE THEY Those who are the broken hearted people in our society come from a wide range of backgrounds. Some of them grew up with hurt and pain in their lives while others came across it later on. They have… Continue Reading “HURT PEOPLE HURT PEOPLE: INTO THE MIND OF THE BROKEN”

ONE BAD DAY AWAY: HOW LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK IS BIGGER THAN JUST MONEY

“Pay check Friday, gone by Saturday, back broke by Monday.” For me growing up in a household with a working poor mother, it was tough watching her struggle. One sick day, one missed pay period, and we could have been one of those families… Continue Reading “ONE BAD DAY AWAY: HOW LIVING PAYCHECK TO PAYCHECK IS BIGGER THAN JUST MONEY”

THE KNOW: HOW POVERTY IS MORE OF A MIND FRAME THAN MONEY

“Getting out, does not guarantee you’ll stay out.” As a young man, I grew up under the poverty level here in the United States. Now, if you would have told me that at a young age, I would not have believed you. But once… Continue Reading “THE KNOW: HOW POVERTY IS MORE OF A MIND FRAME THAN MONEY”