Living paycheck to paycheck was one thing. But learning I’d charged $100,000 on my credit cards was a wake-up call. Three years later, I’d dug myself out of debt. Use what I learned to change your habits, get your money right — and keep it that way.

Hungry for some collards or sweet potatoes? Many of the soul food staples we grew up eating are packed with phytonutrients. Here’s our pick of the nutrition crop.