The most recent data from the American Center for Progress finds that 41% of mothers are the sole or primary breadwinners. That number is even higher for Black mothers. Being the big earner in your family isn’t itself a challenge – but being the only person bringing in a paycheck may be. It is essential that you make a commit to financial empowerment, both for yourself and your family. It’s up to you to take responsibility for your family’s financial success. And according to AfroEconomics Principle #2, Self-Reliance, the time is NOW. It’s extremely important that you equip yourself with the knowledge, tools and resources that can help you move toward financial independence and moving away from debt.