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April is National Financial Literacy Month. I chatted with Sonya Smith Valentine, the President of Financially Fierce, LLC, about how you can correct mistakes on your credit report and gain the necessary tools to be financially fierce! More With Dr. Yashima: Dr. Yashima Talks With The First Black Sheriff in Charles County Maryland, Troy Berry […]


How much have you learned when it comes to managing your finances to put you on track for that next decade?

Mellody Hobson is talking to us about a troubling new report on how our credit scores are used. Mellody: We all know that our credit score…

  Mellody Hobson is President of Ariel investments, a Chicago-based money management firm that serves individual investors and retirement plans through its no-load mutual funds…

April Watts caught up with author and financial expert Harrine Freeman at the Congressional Black Caucus 44th Annual Legislative Conference at the Washington Convention Center.  Watch the ladies discuss Harrine’s book, How To Get Out Of Debt: Get An “A” Credit Rating For Free. Follow  @aprilwattslive on Facebook  Instagram & Twitter


Credit scoring is an imperfect science. In essence, it’s about estimating how likely someone is to pay back money borrowed based on their history of doing…


While we were on break, a story broke about credit that blew my mind. Brace yourself for this: Watch the company you keep, because your…


Roland Martin talks with financial wiz Deborah Owens about what you can do to become credit card savvy and overcome debt.

Roland Martin discusses the importance of breaking the shackles of debt, establishing good credit and personal finance.