Financially illiteracy plagues 53% of Americans, according to OPP Loans. Even more families are struggling during the pandemic as unemployment numbers rise and businesses continue to close. Within the black community, we’ve been plagued with financial anxiety for centuries but people like Star B. Melancon are poised to help combat the financial disconnect.
She’s the founder of the financial strategy firm for women, SHEbuildingHER, and she joins us for episode 144 to share some necessary insight on investing. Through this conversation we get familiar with some key tactics and skills to help us invest our money confidently and watch it grow for generations to come. We also get familiar with her story and how she became a voice for financial literacy.