Author Archives: Tiffany Maberry

Is Renting Better Than Buying?

The marquee of the American Dream is the single-family home surrounded by a white picket fence. While owning a home certainly comes with many benefits for some, renting is still a smarter choice in certain situations. Sure, homeownership is said to be the ultimate investment that appreciates in value over the years. But don’t be…

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Reasons You Should Support Black Owned Businesses in The U.S.

Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, this year has also been defined by an unprecedented push to support minority-owned businesses––specifically Black-owned businesses. Why is there suddenly so much focus on patronizing Black-owned businesses? And why is it even necessary? To start, supporting these businesses tends to disrupt patriarchal systems that have, historically, only benefited certain groups of…

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3 Common Sense Reasons To Befriend Your Neighbors Today

Neighbors can serve a very important purpose in our lives––especially in the middle of a worldwide pandemic. But let’s be real. It’s quite rare for people to forge friendly relationships with their neighbors anymore. Why is that? There’s a myriad of reasons, depending on who you ask. TV, cell phones, and many other technological advances…

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How To Social Distance In Your Apartment Without Going Crazy

More than six months have passed since coronavirus became a seemingly permanent part of our lives. And along with the COVID-19 virus came social distancing––and with good reason, according to science. The World Health Organization says that self-quarantining and self-isolation are “important strategies to limit the potential spread of coronavirus. Although there is a general…

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