WHAT ARE YOU INVESTING IN?

In our efforts to pay bills and meet other expenses, it’s easy to lose track of our spending. But just as we seek shelter on a rainy day, we also have to ensure we’re covered financially when unexpected circumstances arise. Here’s where saving money comes in, as it can help provide financial security, and safeguards you […]

HOW TO EARN MORE MONEY: A RECAP

If you look online, you might assume that many people are earning an income of six figures. However, this is not really the case. This $100,000 salary threshold is reached by a minority of employees. In fact, the average American worker actually makes closer to $51,480, according to a USA Today article. For the most part, […]

MORE BLACKS STUDENTS ARE ENROLLING IN HBCUs

A report from National Student Clearinghouse indicates that there’s approximately 1.5 million fewer students enrolled in college than before the pandemic. However, Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and online schools have seen an increase in their enrollment numbers. This according to the Wall Street Journal article College Enrollment Declines Again Though Online Schools, HBCUs […]

Thread Lightly: Navigating Toxic Work Environments

It’s Monday morning. How do you feel? If the very thought of going into work makes you want to slink back down under the blanket, well you’re not alone. The Yahoo Finance article Dread Mondays? So Do 66% of Americans — Here’s How To Fix That, cites a LinkedIn survey which found that 66% of […]

5 Ways to Build Trust in the Workplace

In episode 75 of the C-CRETS podcast, ‘The Intersection of Trust, Burnout, and Mental Wellbeing: A Conversation with Nidhi Tewari,’ she spoke about the impact that a lack of trust can have on an employee’s workplace experience. Trust among colleagues, supervisors, and managers plays a vital role in how an organization functions. A lack of […]

The Executive Roadmap: 3 Keys to a Successful Career Path

When it comes to corporate America, getting to the top within any sector will involve its fair share of setbacks and challenges. In our podcast, C-CRETS, we’ve consistently pulled back the curtains for our listeners. We’ve shared real-life examples from our own experiences and that of our guests, provided receipts that highlight key issues, and […]

PROTECTING YOUR COIN

 3 WAYS TO OPTIMIZE YOUR RETIREMENT SAVINGS There’s a reality that human beings experience from birth, and that is—we’re getting older every day. Most adults have to work to earn an income, and unfortunately for some people, as they near retirement age, they’re not in a position to stop working. For others, though they retire, […]

5 WAYS TO BOOST YOUR CONFIDENCE AT WORK—SO YOU CAN MAKE MORE COIN

Self-belief is the foundation on which successful people build on. Whether you’re in a relationship, attending school, or in the workplace, the more confident you are about doing well, the more likely it’ll become a self-fulfilling prophesy. On the flip side, a lack of confidence can carry negative outcomes. And in the sphere of work, […]

REFLECTING ON THE C-CRETS SHARED

August 2021 marked the one-year anniversary of C-CRETS. During the first year of the podcast, we created episodes that could help our listeners pivot, operate virtually, and earn more income. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the world of work looked completely different than it had in 2020. And we realized how pertinent our podcast’s content […]

Do the Hustle: Make Money on the Side with a Full-time Job ?

Roughly 70 million people have a side hustle in the US, according to Side Hustle Nation, and this trend continues to grow. From Uber to DoorDash, course creator to hairdresser, a sense of increased freedom, having an extra source of income, and the ability to pay off debt faster are some of the reasons people […]