Fo Alexander

is a writer for Clever Girl Finance and millennial personal finance expert. She is also the editor-in-chief of the Mama and Money Blog, a motherhood and personal finance platform for women.

Fo Alexander
Black owned banks

An Overview Of Black-Owned Banks In The U.S.

As with many things within minority communities, black-owned banks were born out of necessity. Primarily, a need for access to capital and banking services made unavailable due to racial discrimination within financial institutions. Centuries after the founding of the first black-owned bank, minorities still find themselves combating the effects of systemic racism in the financial sector. …

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How to become successful

How To Become Successful! Key Tips And Habits

We all want to be successful in life. It’s our innate human desire to excel and, generally, be good at things. Ultimately, the key to fulfilling this natural inclination is understanding how to become successful. This should go without saying, but success in life doesn’t just happen. Attaining success requires a concentrated effort, along with great …

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working mom

Making Time For Your Finances As A Working Mom

It’s no secret that being a working mom has its challenges. Amidst our many responsibilities, it’s easy to forget to make time for ourselves, let alone our finances. Though it can be difficult, making time for these two very important things is possible. It’s all about organizing, prioritizing, and, ultimately, just rolling with the punches. …

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Books by black women

11 Personal Finance Books By Black Women

This post contains affiliate links that help us grow Clever Girl Finance! Please see our disclosures for more information. When it comes to personal finance education, representation matters. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive list of must-read personal finance books by black women. With issues like the gender and racial wage gap impacting black women, …

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