Author: Kevin L. Matthews II

write about investing
Blogging and Podcasting

How to Write About Investing

There are a number of topics to write about when it comes to money, but attempting to write about investing can be the most challenging especially if you’re new. What makes writing about investing more difficult? For starters, there are regulatory bodies that regularly monitor content, especially those in major news publications, for inaccuracies or miss-representations. 

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Blogging and Podcasting

Four Tips for Getting Started on TikTok

While personal finance will not change, how people learn about money certainly has. TikTok has proven itself to be a true social media powerhouse used to teach personal finance topics. Here are a few best practices to incorporate if you’re considering TikTok.

Blogging and Podcasting

How to Create A Financial Literacy Project

Thanks to the Plutus Foundation, I launched the Legacy Project in 2022. The Legacy Project was a series of workshops focused on custodial accounts and 529 college savings plans for first-time parents with children under the age of one in Tulsa’s Greenwood District. If each of the parents that participated

African American Personal Finance
Blogging and Podcasting

Why Personal Finances is Different for African Americans

For some, personal finance is just a series of organized numbers and behaviors to produce a desired outcome. With enough organization and effort on the front end, you can retire early or pay off your debt. After all, money is just a tool that can be used to construct your

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Blogging and Podcasting

How to Use Google Analytics

If you haven’t noticed by now, the internet can be a crowded place. Whether it is new and growing platforms like TikTok or tried and true mediums like blogging and YouTube it can feel like a daunting task to understand what traffic is coming to your website, who your audience

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Blogging and Podcasting

5 Link Building Strategies

One of the most proven strategies for improving your SEO is called link building. Link building (also known as backlinking) is the process of getting other websites to refer back to your website.

Financial Literacy

Top Debt Repayment Tools According to 3 Experts

Paying down your debt will require organization and consistency. At times it will feel difficult but with the help of these tools, you will be able to see light at the end of the tunnel and find ways to reach your goals with quickness and clarity.

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Grants and Programs

Grant Update: The Legacy Project

Every parent that attended the Legacy Project opened an investment account on behalf of their children at Fidelity Investments and received $100 to begin investing with, thanks to the Plutus Foundation.

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Financial Literacy

How to Build An Emergency Fund

Building an emergency fund is one of the most important cornerstones for financial security. Here are some tips on how to build an emergency fund and why it is so important.

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Financial Literacy

How Money Can Affect Your Mental Health?

If your finances are suffering, your mental health may soon follow suit. And vice versa – poor mental health often leads to poor finances. This can cause a downward spiral that is difficult to break — but there is hope.

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Financial Literacy

Why Financial Literacy Is Important

Financial literacy is the understanding of basic financial concepts and proper money management. When you don’t have basic financial literacy achieving financial stability is nearly impossible. 

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