As the TJMS comes to an end, so does Mellody Hobson’s Money Mondays column. Today’s column will be the last. Many thanks to Mellody for helping our listeners over the years make their very best financial decisions with her tips, pointers and advice. Here are 5 of her top tips that should help you live […]

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Please explain how people make millions of dollars and end up broke.  More money doesn’t solve a money problem. If you have $50,000 and spend $100,000 you are living check to Monday. That’s when you get paid on Friday and you’re broke on Monday!  If you make $2,000,000 and you spend $4,000,000, you’re in the […]


When Takiia Anderson graduated from Boston College Law School in 1999, she was a single mom with a 2-year-old child, nearly $100,000 in student loans and a new job as a government attorney that paid $34,102 a year. She didn’t like that math. “People are talking about 20 years to pay off a student loan, […]


No one wants to be caught off-guard when it comes to their finances. So The Associated Press asked several experts to share their opinion on what will happen with some key issues in 2018 that will directly impact your personal financial well-being. Here’s a look at their forecasts: Q. What should I expect from gas […]


Here’s Why ONLY Saving Won’t Help You Retire Did you know that four out of five black households have no retirement savings? Financial guru Deborah Owens says it was…

Let’s just say, money ain’t a thing for Bishop Secular! He doesn’t have problems with money, and in return his money doesn’t have a problem with…


In today’s “Money Mondays” segment, Mellody Hobson discusses IPOs. This morning we are talking initial public offerings? We are, Tom! We have seen an incredible number of IPOs recently, the most recent boom in a crazy IPO market that really started with Facebook. The first quarter of this year has been particularly active. All told, […]

If You Missed It, Originals

01/13/14- Washington Post financial columnist Michelle Singletary talks with the Tom Joyner Morning Show about the ins and outs of a 21-day financial fast.

Traveling can get expensive fast. From the flights to the hotels, ground transportation, food, souvenirs to unforeseen emergencies, even the thriftiest traveler can find themselves…

Money Mondays

We’re full-swing into wedding season. As you know, I’ve done many segments about budgeting for a wedding or how to negotiate a prenup or even managing finances after divorce, but today I want to focus on newlywed couples as they face the daunting task of merging finances. So where do we start? It’s a personal […]