Growing Up in the Ghetto

Growing Up in the Ghetto: From the Projects to Home Ownership “When you are growing up in the ghetto, FI seems like a pipe dream.  For most people living there, the primary goal is to escape this environment and never look back.”  -Peerless Money Mentor     *This post may contain affiliate links.  The following […]

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The Secret to Defeating Procrastination

The Secret to Defeating Procrastination    “Another day to set the world on fire If you are feeling low, aspire higher Sing if you sing and write if you write You never know, you might be a light!” -Peerless   Many books, blogs, and online courses have been written on the subject of conquering procrastination. […]

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Peerless Inspirational Poetry

Peerless Inspirational Poetry “Long before I started writing personal finance articles, poetry was my first love.  My creative outlet!” -Peerless Money Mentor   Poetry I have been love with poetry since middle school.  Maya Angelou is my favorite poet.  Every now and then I will attend an open mic event.  The last time I went […]

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The Dark Side of Side Hustling

The Dark Side of Side Hustling   “Having multiple income streams is great but it comes at a price.  It can be quite addictive and time consuming.  You can easily lose focus of what’s most important. -Peerless Money Mentor Revisiting The Dark Side In my Rockstar featured post The Dark Side of Greatness, I wrote […]

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Blogging Adventure

My Six Month Blogging Adventure

My Six Month Blogging Adventure “Following J. Money’s advice to “just start it” has been one of the best decisions I have ever made.” -Peerless Money Mentor   Genesis of Peerless Money Mentor I reached out to J. Money from Budgets Are Sexy last August for tips on how to start a personal finance blog.  […]

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7 Financial Lessons

Six Financial Lessons From My Father

Six Financial Lessons From My Father “As a child, my father taught me a lot about finances.  I ignored some of his advice; it went in one ear and out the other.  But now I am applying some of the principles he taught me!” -Peerless Money Mentor     Remembering In my post No Vacations, […]

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When Your Mom Becomes Your Landlord

When Your Mom Becomes Your Landlord “When it comes to the rent versus buy debate, I think buying is better than renting.  However, I am incredibly biased since I share the cost of living with my brother and cousin.  We live in a house my mom purchased 18+ years ago” -Peerless Money Mentor   Rent […]

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The Angry Bill Collector

Don’t Volunteer to Become a Bill Collector!

Don’t Volunteer to Become a Bill Collector! “Lending money to friends with poor money management skills is never a good idea; it turns you into a bill collector. “ -Peerless Money Mentor A Huge Mistake About three years ago, I made one of the worst financial decisions of my life.  I allowed someone to use […]

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