Debt Free Divas

February 18, 2011

Money Smart Week Youth Contest

Money Smart Week is an initiative by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to promote improved financial literacy. The week, April 4 – 9, 2011, includes […]
February 17, 2011

All The Single Mommies!!!

Aja Williams did it! This single mom paid off $130,000 in debt and lived to tell about it. Anyone in debt, single parent or not, can […]
February 16, 2011

Do u #twitopera????

The Debt Free Divas are launching our first live-action, Facebook-centered dramedy. The characters are staged, but the stories are ripped from the headlines of everyday life. […]
February 15, 2011

Credit Card Interest Rising

Think it’s impossible? First Premier Bankcard is targeting consumers with sub prime credit scores, below 599. They have a new credit card product that has new […]
February 4, 2011
Lakeshore Drive

A Lesson in Blizzards

The Blizzard of 2011 has taken its rightful place as the 3rd largest snowfall in Chicago’s recorded history. For the record, this is my first blizzard […]
January 20, 2011


Comparing debt elimination to a marathon aggravates me. Marathons have a defined beginning and end point. You can judge an approximate end time. There’s honor in […]
January 14, 2011

Bended Fender Brush with an Emergency Fund

This past Monday, I was returning from an early morning doctor appointment. No problems there. Less than a mile from home, I attempted to make a […]
January 6, 2011

New Year, New You

What are the top 3 resolutions for any new year? We’re revealing the answers on the Mid Day Money Show. Last week, the Debt Free Divas […]
January 3, 2011

Let The Bankruptcies Begin

Prichard, Alabama, a town of 27,000 on the outskirts of Mobile, stopped paying pension benefits for retired city employees. Yes, you read correctly. 150 retired, seasoned […]
December 29, 2010

I’ll Have No More Debt, Thank You

I had a conversation with my brother about finances some time ago. We added my family’s combined income (large family). I was blown away to think […]