Fo Alexander

is a Millennial personal finance expert whose story of paying off nearly $47K in debt in less than 6 months took the Internet by storm. She is the editor-in-chief of the GirlTalkwithFo blog, a personal finance platform created to teach women how to dump debt, build bank, and create the life they want.

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Handling accounts in collections

How to Deal with Debt Collectors and Accounts in Collections

Whether it’s because we didn’t have the money or just simply forgot, we’ve all had a bill go unpaid before. Welcome to adulthood. However, the problem is when these bills continue to go unpaid for whatever reasons, resulting in an account going into collections. Having an account in collections can be frustrating. Not only do …

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Women of color net worth

How Women of Color Can Increase Their Net Worth

If you’re a woman of color, you may find that statistics are bleak for your financial future. This is because women of color are not statistically ranked highly in the area of building wealth. With much attention being put on equal pay for women, studies show that women of color are still paid significantly less …

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How to stop living paycheck to paycheck

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

If you were to miss a paycheck from your employer today, would you still be able to cover your financial obligations? The unfortunate reality is that 78% percent of American families wouldn’t be able to because they are living paycheck to paycheck. As far fetched as it may sound, many people are one missed paycheck …

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Saving for a home down payment

How to Save for a House Down Payment

Home buying is one of the cornerstones of building wealth. But to ensure that it is truly a wealth building tool and not a financial burden, you must be prepared for the financial obligations of your investment. This not only means being able to afford your mortgage and other expenses of owning a home. Instead, …

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Budgeting for couples

Budgeting for Couples: How to Budget With Your Spouse

Creating a budget with your spouse or significant other is critical in managing your household finances. Your budget not only allows you to plan and track where the money will be spent, but it enables you to direct the course of your finances together.  If you or your spouse haven’t created a budget before, you’re …

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