With step-by-step advice and exercises for African American parents and their children, this guide to fiscal responsibility sets out to establish new financial behavior so young people will avoid the personal economic problems that have plagued the culture. This book guides parents through a self-examination of their financial habits, and by performing the exercises included in this book and having candid discussions with their children, parents can become engaged citizens in the world of money. With new financial traditions and a better understanding of money and its meaning, the next generation will realize the true power of wealth and use their money wisely.

About the Author

sabrina iconSabrina Lamb is the Founding Chief Executive Officer of the WorldofMoney.org, dedicated to the financial education of youth in the Tri-State New York City area. The organization was selected as a Promise Place by America's Promise Alliance and by AOL Impact as one of ten top social good organizations in America. Under her leadership, since 2005, she has spearheaded the annual Youth Financial Education Training Institute and Youth Business School, attracting financial experts adept in teaching youth disciplined saving, stocks/bonds, real estate investment, insurance, wealth mindsets, philanthropy, et al. Sabrina has frequently presided over the NASDAQ Opening/Closing ceremonies. She is the best-selling author of the 2013 publication “Do I Look Like An ATM? A Parent's Guide To Raising Financially Responsible African-American Children.” (Chicago Review Press) and the satirical "A Kettle Of Vultures...Left Beak Marks On My Forehead" (Simon and Schuster). Sabrina has promoted the cause of youth financial education through workshops and speaking engagements nationwide.

Sabrina is one of the 2013 NBC News/The Grio 100 and a Huffington Post contributor. She was designated as New York 1 television’s “New Yorker of the Week” and is a member of Who’s Who in Black New York. Sabrina is the recipient of the 2011 Rainbow Push/Wall Street Project Honors, the BDPA Small Business Innovator Award, New York State Z-Hope Award, NV Magazine 2011 Movers & Shakers and National Black MBA New York Metro Chapter Entrepreneur of the Year Award. She was named 16th on the list of 50 Top Black Women in Entertainment in Black Noir magazine.

Sabrina was a WBLS-FM correspondent at the 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013 Democratic National Conventions and Inaugurations. She also co-hosted "The Morning Show" on 1600 WWRL in New York City, interviewing cultural figures to government officials. Sabrina also co-hosted and contributed to the highly-rated “Open Line,” “Week In Review” and “Wake-Up Club” on WRKS-FM. Sabrina, a former stand-up comedian, starred in Lifetime Television's Girl's Night Out, where she wove her comedic skills around serious issues. Other credits include NBC's Saturday Night Live and BET's Comicview. Sabrina has written cover stories for Essence, Heart and Soul and Black Elegance. Sabrina was featured on CNN’s Nancy Grace, Fox Business Network, Australian Television, WNBC-TV, WCBS-TV, BET’s “Meet The Faith” and “Tonight with Ed Gordon”, HOT 97’s Street Soldiers, “Sharp Talk with Rev. Al Sharpton”. She also hosted/produced “Laughing, Lying and Signifying: The History of Black Comedy” on WBAI-FM. Sabrina was also a political satirist on the America's Talking Network.

Sabrina was featured on CNN, HLN’s Show Biz Tonight, Fox Business Network, WNBC-TV, WCBS-TV, Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show, BET’s Meet The Faith, Tonight with Ed Gordon, Sharp Talk with Rev. Al Sharpton, WURD-AM, KTLK-AM, WVON-AM, NPR Boston, KABC-AM Los Angeles, KDKA Pittsburgh, KABF-FM, KOGO San Diego, Fox and Friends, CBS Atlanta, WXIA-Atlanta. She has been quoted or featured in the Washington Post, Philadelphia Tribune, Kansas City Star, Rolling Out, New York Newsday, Huffington Post, New York Post, New York Times, Yahoo Shine, The Grio, The Root, Technorati, Ebony, Essence, Forbes, Hello Beautiful, Rolling Out, Roland Martin Reports, The Mo Kelly Report, Philadelphia Tribune, Daily Beast and the Philadelphia Sun.

Sabrina is a graduate of Lincoln University and has attended St. John's University School of Law. Sabrina is active in the New York Road Runner's Club, completing three New York City Marathons and is a practitioner of Bikram Yoga.

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