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Here’s all of Cardi B’s best financial advice

Quit dancing and start making money moves

By MADISON FELLER  April 12th, 2018

Cardi B is not only a Grammy-nominated artist, she’s also an expert financial advisor. Her first single “Bodak Yellow” literally details her “money moves,” and her latest single, “Money Bag,” is all about looking like a rich, fancy woman.

There’s no denying Cardi is at the top of her game, and thankfully, she’s been gracious enough to share some of her personal finance advice along the way. Here, in honor of Equal Pay Day, are some of Cardi’s best tips.

Have a Financial Adviser

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Keep Your Investments Private


Save Your Money When You’re Young

I do look up to women who—like, I have a lot of friends and they’re 27, 28, 30, and still dancing. My friends are the ones that be like, ‘Yo, do you see how hard I gotta work and I’m 30 and I’m running out of time? B***h, you do not wanna be like me. That’s why you gotta work your a** off. Invest your money.’ When I started dancing, I should have saved my money. When I was your age, I should have saved my money.” —Cardi, when asked who she looks up to, in a 2016 Vibe interview

Have Financial Goals

“I’ll do something that brings me a check. The faster I make a lot of money, the faster I can have these kids I want.” —Cardi, in a 2017 profile on The Cut

Learn How to Budget


Pulling up to the game in my @fashionnova!!!!

A post shared by Cardi B Official IG (@iamcardib) on Feb 18, 2018 at 4:20pm PST

Work Hard for Your Money

“I see how good things are going for them and how popping it is to be number one. And I’m like, I want that. A lot of people just see they jewelry and they money, but I don’t think a lot of people see how hard they work for that shit every single day.” —Cardi, on her fiancé Offset’s positive influence, in a 2017 Fader interview

Paying Bills Is a Passion Project

“I have a passion for music, I love music. But I also have a passion for money and paying my bills.” —Cardi, in a 2017 Fader interview

Look Into Your Taxes