Financial expert who has given a wide array of financial tips on television shows like Good Day LA, Let's Talk Live and The Steve Harvey Show. She has authored several books, including Living Check to Monday (2005) and Your Man & Your Money (2013).
She was raised in the Leclaire Courts housing projects of Chicago, Illinois. She graduated magna cum laude from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School,.
She has received the Chicago Defender Women of Excellence Award.
She married Demietrius Richardson, with whom she has three daughters.
She co-founded the Hip Hop Sisters Foundation with MC Lyte.