Bola Sokunbi

 is the founder of Clever Girl Finance and she's passionate about helping women take control of their money so they can live life on their own terms.

Bola Sokunbi
How to talk to your partner about money

How to Talk to Your Partner About Money: Tackling Your Money Do List With Optimism

This article was created in partnership with Frost Bank. Talking about money can be difficult. But talking about money with your partner is absolutely essential to long-term financial success. Not only do you need to talk about money, but you also need to find common ground financially and build an optimistic outlook for your financial …

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Categorize your finances

How To Categorize Your Finances: 6 Ways to Split up Your Paycheck

Every year I go over my financial goals and revise them for the upcoming year. To me, this is of ultimate importance because I refuse to be the old lady who literally lives in her shoes (or a house built out of her shoe boxes), or the girl with the expensive designer handbag without a …

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Achieve your financial goals

Avoid These 6 Mistakes to Achieve Your Financial Goals

You’ve taken the time to set your financial goals. But how do you make sure you’re on track to achieve them? These things are the reason millions of people never achieve their financial goals. I want to share some critical mistakes you should avoid at all costs in order to achieve those goals you have …

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Why you're broke

10 Reasons Why You’re Always Broke and How to Start Building Wealth Instead

Becoming wealthy, achieving financial success, living life on your own terms — these are all things that many of us want for ourselves when we think about our futures. The reality is many will never actually realize their dreams of becoming financially successful, but not because they can’t. Anyone with the right mindset and actions …

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How to stop spending money

Curb your Overspending: How to stop spending money

Spending money never gets old, does it? Each year, more and more Americans find themselves in debt. In 2018, the average American had $38,000 of personal debt, which excluded mortgages. Meanwhile, as shopping sites such as Amazon continue to dominate, the opportunities to spend have gotten increasingly attractive. If you open your browser, you’re met …

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Sell Your Preowned luxury designer handbag

How to Sell Your Pre-owned Designer Handbags and Get the Most Money

This post contains some affiliate links. Please see our disclosures for more information. I’ve done my fair share of luxury handbag selling after downgrading my once large Chanel handbag collection. A collection I built up after saving over $100,000. I got to a point where I became overzealous with my purchases and stopped saving as much because …

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Buy pre-owned designer handbags

6 Tips to Successfully Buy a Pre-owned Designer Handbag Hassle-free

This post contains some affiliate links. Please see our disclosures for more information. In the market to purchase a designer handbag pre-owned? You’re not alone. More and more people are choosing to buy secondhand, and the resale clothing market is expected to double in the next five years. There are many reasons why buying pre-owned is a …

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