Food Truck Owner Does Successful Pandemic Pivot

A Greek dessert served at the 776 BC Olympic Games has been transformed centuries later to enable a struggling food truck business to become a nationally-distributed food manufacturer. The ancient dessert, called Loukoumades, is similar to a doughnut but is…

The Budget Mom’s Secret: Managing Money Her Own Way

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in June 2019. Kumiko Love is known online by the moniker The Budget Mom, but money management didn’t always come naturally to her. Having a finance degree didn’t make her immune to money…

Girls Auto Clinic Offers Special Services and Advice for Women

Editor’s note: This story was originally published in October 2018. Patrice Banks used to be the type of woman who felt like she needed a man with her when she took her car to a mechanic or bought a new…

How to Prepare When Leaving an Abusive Relationship With No Money

Note: This article doesn’t contain any depiction of physical or sexual violence, but does detail financial and emotional abuse in relationships. Lisa Orban was married to her abuser for three years. In 1990, she left after he threatened to kill…

How to Prevent Identity Theft (From Someone Who’s Been Through It)

My name is Tiffani Sherman. The real Tiffani Sherman. Not the one who recently applied for unemployment benefits, an SBA COVID loan, five credit cards, a payday advance, two loans, and opened two bank accounts. That wasn’t me. It also…