Developing Wealth As A First-Generation American

According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, first generation means someone who is:

  1. born in the US to immigrant parents; or
  2. a naturalized citizen

Therefore every naturalized immigrant parent and their children can be considered first-generation. My parents were immigrant from Haiti and it is no doubt that they worked hard to get to where we are as a family today. However, growing up in my community, I noticed that many first-generation Americans struggle in the area of finances. Throughout my…