Astute homeowners reacted quickly when interest rate percentages fell last month following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. According to America’s Wealth Coach, Deborah Owens, mortgage rates are lower this year than they were in 2015. That leads us to the question: Is now the right time to refinance your home? Before you head […]
Jomonna Smith listens to her children, 12-year-old Mon’Dayja and 9-year-old Mon’Dae, answer the doctor’s questions about school, chores and their health. (Public Source Photo/Alexandra Kanik) by Halle Stockton (Public Source)–Jomonna Smith, a 30-year-old woman, held her last job in 2008 as a store cashier. She is a single mother of three children, making ends meet with government assistance, styling hair on the side and a bit of family help. She relies on buses to get around and pays $301 a month to live in a public housing project in Braddock, a borough southeast of Pittsburgh. But she craves more for herself and her children.