The Master Playbook Named Plutus Foundation Spring 2021 Grant Recipient

ATLANTA, March 29, 2021 — On Monday, March 29th, The Master Playbook was named one of the Plutus Foundation’s Spring 2021 Grant Recipients. The Master Playbook will use these grant funds to continue to host virtual Money Camps for Kids, ages 8 to 14, to overcome the absence of financial literacy in school systems, to equip […]

Personal Finance Books by African-American Authors

In honor of Black History Month,  I’ve compiled a list of Personal Finance books by African American authors.  These books are timely and cover relevant topics including, but not limited to, budgeting, starting money conversations, investing in the stock market, as well as culture-specific perspectives on how to address wealth disparity.   This list highlights over 20 […]

How to Easily Save & Invest More for Your Future

Some of the greatest obstacles faced when investing for our future is lack of time to devote to investing and high dollar minimums just to get started with some brokerage accounts. Once you have an adequate savings cushion (at least 3 months of expenses) and are actively contributing the max to a tax-advantaged IRA account and your employer’s 401(k) […]

Visualize Your Way to Financial Success

Set & Achieve Your Financial Goals Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.  Achieving the things we want in life takes effort, accountability and short-term sacrifice. If you haven’t done so already, it’s not too late to set your intentions to live on purpose and to achieve your financial […]

YEC :: Get Financially Lit :: Tools You Can Use

Thank you for your active participation at the 19th Annual Youth Education Conference (YEC) in Oakland, CA this weekend. I had a great time sharing my expertise with the families represented. As a follow-up to our time together, I’ve compiled a quick list of references and tools you can use based on the thoughtful questions […]

2018 Holiday Gift Guide : Great Gift Ideas that Keep on Giving!

Presenting our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! We are so ecstatic to present our 2018 Holiday Gift Guide! Since the inception of The Master Playbook, we have identified some of the best holiday gifts for those interested in planting the seeds of financial success and building wealth within their community of family and friends. Our 2018 holiday gift guide […]

It’s America Saves Week! #ImSavingForSweepstakes

Share Your Savings Goal for a Chance to Win up to $750 in the #ImSavingForSweepstakes To celebrate America Saves Week, America Saves is launching the #ImSavingForSweepstakes. It’s easy to enter. Just tell America Saves your savings goal and make a plan to reach it for your chance to win $500 toward your goal, then boost […]

Money-Smart Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

In May, we celebrate Mother’s Day!!! If you are blessed to be a Mother or able to celebrate a Mother, check out these fiscally responsible gift ideas! When traditional gifts make mom smile, here’s a sample of cash back deals offered by, when you sign up and shop through their site: Why not save money on […]

3 Weeks and 394 Dollars

Two years ago, I challenged myself to participate in a 21- Day Financial Fast guided by an article written by Michelle Singletary. The idea aligned with my personal quest to be more responsible with money and the journey helped me identify some sloppy money habits. This year, I hosted a Financial Fast via social media […]

Tips To Fuel Your Savings

When it comes to saving, are you doing enough?  If you’re like most people, your savings account is initially funded in whole or part primarily by a federal or state tax refund or perhaps an annual bonus from your employer (if you’re lucky). So how do you fuel your savings the remaining months of the year? […]