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
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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How to set and achieve your financial goals

How to Set Your Financial Goals for Success

Financial goal setting is vital to achieving the big vision you have for your life. The dreams and desires you have are usually only achievable if you have the financial capacity to make it happen. And having that capacity means creating a roadmap of how you’ll get there — hence, the importance of goals. The …

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Sinking Funds

Sinking Funds: Why You Need Them & How To Start Yours

Here’s the thing: There are many tools out there to help you save money. They teach you where to set up your savings, how to do it and what to use them for. Study them all, and you’ll probably have your finances in good order. Heck, you might even save more than you hoped for. …

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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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How to afford luxury designer items

8 Tips On How To Afford Luxury Designer Items

I’m pretty open about the fact that fashion-wise, my weaknesses are designer handbags. While I don’t buy as many anymore, when I do, I know exactly what I want to get and I make sure I don’t get sidetracked by purchasing other random things. Below, I’ve put together some tips that work for me on …

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Financial records

How Long Should You Keep Financial Records? Here’s A Quick Guide

Ever wondered how long exactly you should be keeping your financial records? What records would be unnecessary clutter? Which records would become most important in the event of errors caused by others?  What should you save and what should you shred? Well here’s a quick guide on how long to keep your different kinds of …

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12 of My Favorite Female Personal Finance Experts

Let’s talk about my favorite female personal finance experts! As a female finance expert myself, I am super passionate about empowering other women to take charge of their finances. I was super inspired by my mother’s journey as a young wife and mother getting her finances in order. She got married at age 19 and …

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