CommonCent$ - FREE COLLEGE CREDITS ARE OFFERED BUT MANY FAIL TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS VALUABLE RESOURCE

One step in earning a Debt Free College Degree is taking advantage of the FREE resources that are already available. In a recent conversation with a high school guidance counselor, my wife learned about the wide variety of programs offered in…

CommonCent$ Personal Finance Lesson- WALTER FAUNTROY AND HIS WIFE FACE FORECLOSURE AFTER LIVING IN HOME FOR 55 YEARS

In the 1960s, the Rev. Walter Fauntroy was at the right hand of Martin Luther King, and later became the D.C. congressman. He even ran for mayor. But now, the civil rights veteran and his wife of 60 years, Dorothy, are facing foreclosure. And…

CommonCent$ - WATCH NOW! BLACK HISTORY MOST SCHOOLS DON'T TEACH

The videos below are documentaries that explain and expose a side of black history that most people do not know. While many would like to believe the impact of the transatlantic slave trade ended many years ago, these documentaries offer more…

CommonCent$ - HOW TO NOT GET RIPPED OFF WHEN PURCHASING A VEHICLE (Watch Now)

Everyday, millions of people sign up for predatory, high interest vehicle loans. Watch this CommonCent$ video that explains what to watch out for and how buyers can avoid being ripped off when purchasing a vehicle.   WATCH PART ONE…

Five Steps Towards Financial Independence

These are five CommonCent$ steps that can help establish financial independence.  1. Understand your financial philosophy Many people never take the time to understand their mindset and belief systems as it pertains to their personal finances.…

CommonCent$- THE BANK WILL CLAIM TO BE YOUR FRIEND UNTIL YOU MISS A PAYMENT

As I begin this post, I want to stress the importance of being financially responsible and paying any debts owed to a bank. With that said, I want you to be aware of how friendly lenders can be when trying to lure you in to take out a loan.…

CommonCent$ - WHAT'S THE FINANCIAL VISION FOR OUR YOUTH? (Watch Now)

Jay shares his thoughts about how we can offer tangible solutions and life strategies for our youth. A must watch.