Girl, Get Your Money Straight!: A Sister's Guide to Healing Your Bank Account and Funding Your Dreams in 7 Simple Steps

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Broadway Books, 2000 - Business & Economics - 254 pages
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An assistant vice president at Wells Fargo Bank, where she had worked for more than a decade, Glinda Bridgforth capably managed a $90 million unit. Yet her own financial situation was spinning out of control. It was 1988, and time for what she now affectionately calls her "three Bs" -- breakdown, breakout, and breakthrough. Today, she's not only a financial success, she's the guru for helping African-American women through the same monetary ups and downs she experienced. Drawing on Bridgforth's business savvy, the experiences of her clients, and her own hard-won turnaround, Girl, Get Your Money Straight! is an upbeat, inspiring guide to help black women everywhere get smart about money and start funding their dreams.Where other finance books for African Americans offer basic advice, this is the first to delve deeply into the emotional and cultural factors that affect how black women manage their money. Written in a fresh, fun sister-to-sister style, Girl, Get Your Money Straight! offers a perfect mix of emotional "coaching" and nuts-and-bolts financial advice. Through affirmations and exercises, Bridgforth shows readers how to take

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Contents

A Closer Look at History
29
Money in the Family
63
Seven Prescriptions for Financial Health
91
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Glinda Bridgforth is the founder of Bridgforth Financial Management Group, a financial management company that emphasizes holistic counseling. A regular contributor to Essence and Black Enterprise, she is a frequent guest on television and radio shows nationwide as well as a sought-after seminar speaker. She divides her time between Oakland, California, and Detroit, Michigan.

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