Kenishia S. Mais


I Bought a MacBook Air for Only $287

If you know me, then you definitely know that I’m the queen of “frugal finds” and bargain hunting. So a few months ago when I decided to replace my Windows laptop with a MacBook Air, my first instinct was to try and find the best possible deal. I initially contemplated buying a brand new laptop, but eventually decided against that

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Balancing Self Care & Your Mental Health with Budgeting

When most of us think of budgeting, we immediately associate it with: Save. Sacrifice. Save some more. Sacrifice what’s left after saving. Then save even more. And it’s true; saving and sacrifice (as well as investing) for a period of time are crucial building blocks for achieving financial wealth. But when all is said and done, remember that you are your greatest asset.

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3 Worthwhile Things To Do This Weekend That Won’t Blow Your Budget

The weekend tends to be the time that people typically spend more, usually because they have more time on their hands and less regular activities from a work schedule to keep them busy. This extra time often gives way to boredom and it is a known fact that when you’re bored, you buy, generally in an attempt to fill the void you may be feeling. Not only

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My Money Story: Mistakes & Missteps That Taught Me How to Thrive

The Financial Autobiography of Kenishia Mais   I have had a fascination with money for as long as I can remember. At about age 6, I used to look forward to my parents throwing their spare change into a tall, wooden saving pan we had, and then I would empty all the coins on the floor each week and count them. I loved how the money kept

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Ready to Invest? Here Are 4 Things You Need to Get Started

Invest. It’s one of those thing you know you ought to start doing sooner rather than later, but probably haven’t gotten around to yet. Perhaps you’re a little bit fearful, or maybe you actually are ready but aren’t too sure where or how to begin. If you’re ready and aren’t sure where to begin, you’re in the right place. (If fear is your issue,

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Overcome Your Fear of Investing With These Simple Steps

Let’s admit it: Stuffing your money in a savings account or under your mattress is a lot less scarier than the thought of investing it. Except, doing that unfortunately won’t get you very far. If you’re trying to achieve any kind of financial stability in your life, investing is mandatory, though it is instinctively associated with risk. And to be quite honest,

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