This is exactly why we are overdue in having conversations about how to build equity into our community. We must do work together so that those without privilege are able to improve on financial security.
All women today — unlike 30 years ago — will say they know how to do money. But one-third at best are doing it. We need to take a leap to do something — not perfect, not monumental, but a start. We need to keep asking ourselves, what can we do today to get what we need?
What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.