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
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Start A Successful Side-Hustle Business: A Step By Step Guide

If you’re thinking about starting your own business or side hustle, you may be wondering what things you should be focusing on up front. There are several foundational things you need to have in place in order to establish a successful business model. Let’s discuss them below. 1. Create a good business plan for your …

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How Credit Works: Everything You Need To Know About Credit

When it comes to making big purchases like buying a home or financing a business, knowing and understanding your credit is super important! That’s especially true if a certain credit score is required in order to get approved for a loan. Your creditworthiness is used to determine your interest rate on loans and also your …

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7 Tips On How To Afford Designer Items

7 Tips On How To Afford 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 side-tracked by purchasing other random things. “Occasional splurges are allowed, if done the right way.” Below, I’ve put together …

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How Your Credit Score Affects Your Financial Life – An Overview of How Your FICO Score Works

Note: While I receive compensation for my participation as a FICO brand ambassador, opinions are mine. Before you go and apply for credit, it’s important to understand where your credit stands. Knowing where your credit stands is helpful because one of the important things lenders will look at to determine whether to offer you a …

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How To Start And Grow A YouTube Channel

If you are reading this blog post, there a high chance you found out about Clever Girl Finance from watching a YouTube video on the Clever Girl Finance YouTube Channel. YouTube has been an incredible platform for creating brand awareness for Clever Girl Finance and for connecting with my incredible audience. I’ve learned a lot so …

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I’m A Personal Finance Expert And I Overdrew My Bank Account…Whoops!

Not too long a long ago, I logged into my bill payment checking account to find a negative balance staring back at me. Yup, I had overdrawn my account and had been charged a $38 dollar overdraft fee. It’s not funny but I just had to laugh at myself because “really $!&*”….So here’s what happened. …

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