About LaTashia Williams
LaTashia Williams is a Virginia Tech graduate and an administrative assistant at Lee Legal. She is also an editorial contributor and resides in Washington, D.C.
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When You’re Poor — Loretta Lynn

June 23, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Hungry little baby on a cold hard floorCryin’ for milk but there ain’t no moreWe can’t get credit at the grocery storeThat’s how it is when you’re poor Cry tears, little baby, for the future in storeI got trouble for [ . . . ]

Debt Doesn’t Just Disappear

May 28, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Debt collector phone calls and collection letters in the mail are never welcome yet must be dealt with all the same. For some, ignoring their debt is a direct result of not having the money to pay the debt. But know [ . . . ]

Live It Up — John Legend

May 19, 2019 LaTashia Williams

You know, we’ve been struggling for such a long timeWorking here and there just to get byIt’s finally time for me to get mine No more robbing Peter so we can pay PaulOr going to Mama’s house to make a [ . . . ]

Gold Coins — Charli XCX

May 5, 2019 LaTashia Williams

My grills are so neat, drip icy coldGot offshore bank accountAnd diamond blue palm treesMy platinum troublesI’ll drown them in pink champagneEscape into the sky in my own private jetThat’s what I dream of in my head Gold coins everywhereDollars [ . . . ]

Ten Cents A Dance — Doris Day

April 7, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Ten cents a danceThat’s what they pay meGosh, how they weigh me downTen cents a danceDandies and rough guysTough guys who tear my gownSeven to midnight I hear drumsLoudly the saxophone blowsTrumpets are tearing my eardrumsCustomers crush my toes Sometime [ . . . ]

How to Close the Bank of Mom and Dad

April 5, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Parents are and always have been an immediate financial resource for their children, even if their children are grown adults in their 20s, 30s and even 40s. Regardless of relation, parents should not be viewed as a bank. Part of [ . . . ]

Retail Therapy Is a Symptom, Not a Cure

March 15, 2019 LaTashia Williams

Americans love to shop.  The shopping process can be an emotionally gratifying experience, allowing us to exercise freedom of choice and expression. But contemplating and planning our purchase generates excitement which combats stress. Oftentimes, retail therapy is a symptom of [ . . . ]

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