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In the Broke-ish space, we talk about being broke—broke and black in America. We talk about all the unbelievable *ish that America has done black people to keep us in this broke-ish state. We've been bamboozled in ways that personal finance tips and traditional financial literacy can't fix. Our co-hosts, Delina and Erika, are 40ish women sharing candidly about money, wealth-building and the financial urban legends that need to die. You'll hear them draw from research, statistics and personal insights to create an engaging podcast whose mission is to be a part of changing the narrative around money. Broke-ish is for those who still persevere, in spite of all the things that America, capitalism, white supremacy, have done to us as black people. We're Broke-ish. Let's talk about it.

In the Broke-ish space, we talk about being broke—broke and black in America. We talk about all the unbelievable *ish that America has done black people to keep us in this broke-ish state. We've been bamboozled in ways that personal finance tips and traditional financial literacy can't fix. Our co-hosts, Delina and Erika, are 40ish women sharing candidly about money, wealth-building and the financial urban legends that need to die. You'll hear them draw from research, statistics and personal insights to create an engaging podcast whose mission is to be a part of changing the narrative around money. Broke-ish is for those who still persevere, in spite of all the things that America, capitalism, white supremacy, have done to us as black people. We're Broke-ish. Let's talk about it.
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United States

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In the Broke-ish space, we talk about being broke—broke and black in America. We talk about all the unbelievable *ish that America has done black people to keep us in this broke-ish state. We've been bamboozled in ways that personal finance tips and traditional financial literacy can't fix. Our co-hosts, Delina and Erika, are 40ish women sharing candidly about money, wealth-building and the financial urban legends that need to die. You'll hear them draw from research, statistics and personal insights to create an engaging podcast whose mission is to be a part of changing the narrative around money. Broke-ish is for those who still persevere, in spite of all the things that America, capitalism, white supremacy, have done to us as black people. We're Broke-ish. Let's talk about it.

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English


Episodes

College & Money

1/15/2019
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On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika discuss how racial wealth gap as it relates to the high costs of getting a college education. Is student loan debt worth it? Historically, education has been thought of as a "ticket out." But the way things stand today, we can’t view college as a given anymore — not if it means being saddled with debt for years afterward. It's a Different World.

Duration:00:33:31

What Personal Finance Can't Fix

1/1/2019
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On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika explore ideas that we need to shed in order to move forward. Delina answers the question everyone has been asking, "why don't you like Dave Ramsey?" Though personal financial literacy is necessary, often times the thinking behind our strategies is shaky. It promotes individualism, meritocracy, judgment of others and judgment of ourselves. The co-hosts encourage Brokers to begin thinking more about us in terms of community vs. our individualistic...

Duration:00:34:01

Ep. 2 - Money in the Middle

12/14/2018
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On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika discuss the fake Black Middle Class. But why is it fake? What factors determine if you are in the middle class? Discover all the reasons why today, we’re living under a middle-class illusion. Homework Middle Class Calculator – Pew Research The Receipts (Show Notes) The Road to Zero Wealth: How the Racial Wealth Divide is Hollowing Out America’s Middle Class Authors: Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, Chuck Collins, Josh Hoxie, Emanuel Nieves Date:...

Duration:00:29:11

The Racial Wealth Gap

12/1/2018
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In this episode, Delina and Erika discuss what it means to be rich. How is wealth built and where does Black America stand, in terms of wealth? Are you broke-ish? Visit brokeish.com for receipts (show notes).

Duration:00:42:44

What is Broke-ish?

11/2/2018
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What is Broke-ish? In this episode we meet our co-hosts, Delina and Erika. The whole idea of Broke-ish is that even though your financial choices matter, what has made a more significant impact are the systems and structures that are in place that specifically target black folks and keep us from being able to achieve the American dream. America has sold us this bill of goods that makes us think that because we have a career and we might have been able to buy a house and financially, as...

Duration:00:26:46