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More than one in four black households have zero or negative net worth compared to less than one in ten white families.

Economic Policy Institute, February 13, 2017

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  • Have a plan.
    No one plans to fail, we fail to plan.
  • Invest in the stock market.
    In the long term, the stock market represents the best opportunity to build wealth.
  • Reduce debt.
    Make a conscious effort to pay down debt.
  • Diversify investments.
    Mama said don’t put all your eggs in one basket. Mama was right.
  • Own your own home.
    Creates equity and is a cornerstone for wealth creation.
  • Focus on networth.
    Everything you own minus everything you owe is your networth. You must consistently own more than you owe.
  • Maximize your spiritual, mental and physical well being.
    Exercise your mind and your body striving for good, overall health. If you believe in a higher power, actively practice your beliefs.