How To Start a Side Business

By: Alanna Sabatino There are many benefits to launching a side business. For starters, you are the entire company: the boss, C.E.O., employee, and everything in between. Because you’re the only worker, you receive 100% of the profits you make. This financial freedom opens up a world of opportunities for you, from paying off debts…

4 Things to Consider Before Opening a Bank Account

Ok, so you’re finally ready to open your first bank account. Congratulations! You are now on your way to becoming financially independent. You can now crack open that little porcelain piggy that’s been eying you your whole life. Whew! But wait…what’s next?  Now would be a great time to sit down with your parents or…

Claiming Your Independence is Your Strength

As the month of July rolls in, two neighboring nations celebrate their existence and culture with Canada Day celebrations taking place on July 1st, and the USA honors its freedom from Britain with Independence Day. At EmpowHERto, we take this time to cast independence as our theme for the month. Let us take a deeper…

How to Prepare for College

You have spent years studying and preparing, toured countless colleges and universities, got accepted to your top choice school, and submitted your enrollment deposit. Congratulations: you are headed for higher education! Now what?  Whether you will be sitting in lecture halls or learning remotely come September, the EmpowHERto team wants you to feel confident during…

How to Navigate the New Job Market

If you are a recent university or college graduate, the team at EmpowHERto offers you a huge congrats! Postsecondary education often takes a lot of mental stress and financial sacrifice, so props to you for putting in the work.  I am sure navigating a global pandemic is not the way you pictured ushering in post-grad…

5 Tips for a Simple but Effective Budget

April is Financial Literacy Month! We’ve asked Brittani Sade, Founder, Corporate Black Gurl, to share her tips on creating a budget that works. Organize  In order to create an effective financial plan, you must have an accurate idea of your spending. Pull your last 2-3 month’s bank statements and account for all your mandatory and…