Tierra Smith

Tierra is an award-winning journalist who tells women-centric and minority-focused stories that highlight the triumphs, challenges, and futures of those marginalized communities. She enjoys praying, volunteering, supporting HBCUs, and traveling the world. She believes everyone should pursue their God-given purpose.
3 Things Making Your Kitchen Less Inviting, According to Real Estate Agents
Here's what to watch out for.
May 24, 2023
Everything You Need to Know About Elevators in Homes
Real Estate
Who knows, you might want to have this convenience one day.
Aug 13, 2022
The First Thing to Know About Planning for Retirement in Your 20s
Financial experts say it’s never too early to start saving for retirement. Doing so as early as your 20s can allow for an extended time for compounding interest and a tax-free growth period. Even more importantly, putting aside funds on any level is critical from the moment anyone get their first paycheck.
Jul 24, 2022
4 Tips a Home Stager Swears By When It Comes to Choosing an Area Rug
There's one important thing to consider before choosing a color.
Jun 1, 2022
6 Things in Your Linen Closet You Should Get Rid of Right Now
According to home stagers.
Aug 3, 2021
How to Make Your Decor Work With Your Zodiac and Your Home's Feng Shui
I’ve been spending a lot of time at home or in my bedroom these days. The pandemic gave me a lot of time to rest, evaluate, and recharge. I also spent some time considering the ways my room’s layout might be affecting my mood and my desire to achieve my goals, which include healing from past traumas, releasing bad habits, and reversing the generational curses in my life. And as I welcome these positive new changes, I want my primary space to embrace these vibrations, too.
Jun 15, 2021
Here's What a Home Stager Told Me to Get Rid of
I sent her photos of my (disorganized) room.
May 29, 2021
7 Things You Should Never Store on Window Sills, According to Experts
Time to find a new spot for your candles and books.
Apr 4, 2021
3 Things Making Your Bathroom Feel Darker than It Really Is
Here's what to avoid.
Feb 4, 2021
3 Living Room Accessories Home Stagers Say You Should Always Buy Used
Secondhand stores are a home stager's best friend.
Jan 10, 2021
7 Expert-Approved Budget Tips I’m Trying Out as a Black Woman This Year
It’s been a unique time for me to finally create a budget for myself.
Oct 8, 2020