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These 5 Badass Black women will help you Snatch your Finances together!


Finance is an important aspect to every badass Black girl. Getting right with your finances (along with getting right physically, mentally, and spiritually) closes the circle to being your very best. Oftentimes we don’t see ourselves represented in the world of finance and a lack of representation doesn’t send the right message. Despite the lack of representation, we are here, and we’ve found 5 badass Black women in finance.


Tiffany Aliche

Known as “The Budgetnista,” Tiffany created the financial movement to make financial education accessible to all women worldwide. With her company, Tiffany has helped over one million women worldwide collectively save more than $200 million, and pay off over $100 million in debt. Check out the https://thebudgetnista.com/ and join the movement.


Broke Black Girl

Dasha Kennedy, also known as “The Broke Black Girl” is a popular millennial financial coach. She launched the highly successful Broke Black Girl (BBG) Facebook group in November 2017, which is aimed at helping women of color through their financial struggles. With more than a decade of experience working as an accountant, she’s now a financial coach here to change the narrative.


Michelle Singletary

Michelle Singletary is a popular columnist for the Washington Post. Her popular column “The Color of Money” has been published in over 100 newspapers. In 2007, the column won best in business in 2007 and was even nominated for a Pulitzer prize. She’s appeared in multiple national television networks such as CBS, ABC, PBS and even CNN. Check out her 21-day financial fast on http://www.michellesingletary.com/home.html


Tonya Rapley

Tonya Rapely is an entrepreneur and consultant. She created the site My Fab Finance in 2013 and became a popular millennial money expert. She is also the creator of the #BanishTheBalance challenge, with the goal of debt elimination. The challenge has helped over 4,000 participants pay off more than $200,000 of debt in about 60 days. To find out more, visit https://myfabfinance.com/


Patrice Washington

Patrice Washington is all about helping women live financially filled lives. She has been the personal finance expert to both Steve Harvey’s radio and television shows since 2014. She has also been featured in numerous publications including Essence magazine and the New York Post. Patrice is the creator of The Earn More Money Bootcamp which you can check out at https://patricewashington.com/


Getting our finances right is an important step in being a badass Black girl. We hope that these amazing women in finance will inspire you to jumpstart a successful financial journey.


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Minerve Jean is a Haitian-born storyteller who shares her poetry and writings unapologetically. She believes in the power of words and their ability to help and heal. Her debut book For The Secrets That Gave Themselves Away is an anthology of raw poetry where she uses words to paint pictures that will resonate with the human soul. She has also contributed pieces to Hercampus, Orange and Blue Magazine and MLNNYC. In her free time, she likes to snack on Avocado toast and curl up with a good book.


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