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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 to 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, Amber and Erika, are grown @ss 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 to 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, Amber and Erika, are grown @ss 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

Description:

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 to 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, Amber and Erika, are grown @ss 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.

Language:

English


Episodes

The Corona Virus: Locked Up and Locked Out

4/1/2020
As the Corona Virus aka COVID-19 brings life across many countries to a screeching halt, Amber and Erika discuss the unique ways that this global health crisis impacts Black Americans. We cover it all: health insurance, or lack thereof; implicit biases in the delivery of medical services; underemployment and wage gaps; childcare; access to healthy, affordable food; and even keeping the good ole’ doors of the church open! Tune in to this episode and see how “the ‘Rona” really got us outchea...

Duration:00:39:55

Episode 24: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap: Is There Really More Than One Way To Skin A Cat?

3/15/2020
Is there really more than one way to skin a cat when it comes to closing the racial wealth gap? Can personal financial coaching and individual wealth management lead to macro systemic changes in racist, American capitalism? Amber and Erika sit down with Dr. Nicole Garner Scott of Legacy or Lose to compare and contrast their views and approaches to closing the racial wealth gap and how both sides can work together on the goal of achieving equality and economic justice for our people. Check...

Duration:00:49:47

Entrepreneurship: You have to pay the cost to be the boss

3/1/2020
In this episode, Erika and Amber discuss entrepreneurship and whether it really is the key to economic freedom and growth for Black people. Should we all aspire to be our own bosses? Is ownership a means to overcoming the inequality inherent in American capitalism? Do Black entrepreneurs have it harder than others in building and maintaining their businesses? We take a look at the historical data and also get a first-hand account from an actual Black entrepreneur. Press play to get the...

Duration:00:37:40

Allow us to re-introduce ourselves. Our name is Broke-ish (w/Amber & Erika)

2/15/2020
In this episode, we answer two of Black folks’ favorite questions: 1) Remind me what that thing is again?; and 2) Who all over there? We revisit what the Broke-ish podcast is all about, encouraging Brokers that we must always view our micro-financial realities and individual economic goals against the backdrop of White Supremacy and systemic oppression within America that is designed to stagnate Black wealth accumulation and foster inequality on a macro level. We also meet our new co-host,...

Duration:00:49:25

Season 2 Episodes in Review

12/15/2019
In this episode, Delina & Erika are recapping their favorite moments from Season 2 and sharing sad and wonderful news about Broke-ish.

Duration:00:33:37

Capitalism Ain’t Loyal

12/1/2019
We talk a lot about how capitalist systems do not work in our favor. But have you ever wondered, what is the way forward? How should we envision the future? Will more integration into the capitalist economic system really the answer? Delina and Erika are talking about it on this episode of Broke-ish.

Duration:00:31:59

Racist Technology

11/15/2019
Can technology be racist? When machines start making decisions that humans make today, won’t bias be a thing of the past? Will technology save our future and finally bring equity in hiring, lending and education? We're talking about Computer Love on this episode of Broke-ish.

Duration:00:25:53

A House is Not a Home

11/1/2019
Have you noticed housing prices going up? Are you finding it harder and harder to take hold of the American dream of homeownership? It's not just you. In this episode, Delina and Erika are talking about current housing insecurity and how it's impacting Black people all over the country.

Duration:00:35:28

Part 2 of Money and Mass Incarceration with Amber Webb Booker

10/15/2019
In this episode, Delina and Erika continue the conversation with Amber Webb Booker about the criminal justice system. There's so much to learn about how we can play a part in making it more just. Listen now.

Duration:00:35:09

Money & Mass Incarceration with Amber Webb Booker

10/1/2019
In this episode, Delina and Erika discover how much they don't know about how the criminal justice system works and how race and wealth play a part. Did you know that whites that have been incarcerated have higher levels of wealth than Blacks that have never experienced incarceration? What’s really going on? We’re talking about it here. Press play.

Duration:00:26:18

Side-Hustle: Pete's Douglass Plan

9/22/2019
On this Side-Hustle, Delina and Erika discuss presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's plan to invest and empower Black America.

Duration:00:09:51

Racism: can’t stop won’t stop (an interview with Daria Roithmayr)

9/15/2019
On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika interview Daria Roithmayr, professor and author of Reproducing Racism. If everyone all of a sudden stopped being racist, would all of our Broke-ish issues be solved? We’re talking about it on this episode of Broke-ish. Press Play.

Duration:00:48:20

Side Hustle: A Call to Action

9/9/2019
Delina and Erika explain why brokers need to voice concern for cutting benefits to millions of SNAP beneficiaries.

Duration:00:07:36

Black Billionaires

9/1/2019
On this episode, Delina and Erika discuss Black Billionaires. Whose responsibility is it to make sure Black people have what we need to flourish and thrive? Celebrities? The government? Just you and God and your bootstraps?

Duration:00:33:19

Side-Hustle: Jay-Z's Basic Billionaire Behavior

8/26/2019
Delina and Erika share their thoughts on the Jay-Z/NFL partnership in anticipation to the Black Billionaires episode.

Duration:00:05:04

Joy & Pain

8/15/2019
On this episode, Delina & Erika partner with the hosts of the All Heart Podcast, Noni Limar and Thea Monyee’, about how to focus on and find pleasure in spite of the crazy ish that America has done to Black people. The ladies interrogate the current thoughts around hustling hard and discuss how joy can be an act of resistance. Joy & Pain. Press play! Visit brokeish.com for the homework and links.

Duration:00:39:13

Season 1 Remix!

5/15/2019
In this episode, Delina and Erika go down memory lane to recap Season 1. If you’ve missed any episode of Broke-ish, this recap will remind you why you want to go back and catch up on episodes about college, taxes, housing, the middle-class illusion, and more. The hosts also announce their hiatus and give you a sneak peek of what’s being planned for Season 2. Check out all the season’s show notes (receipts) at brokeish.com.

Duration:00:38:20

Medical Misery

5/1/2019
On this episode, Delina & Erika talk about being Black and interacting with the healthcare industry. History has not been good to us and there's a legacy of racism in medical care that we're still grappling with. The co-hosts share candidly about their experiences and a special guest, Deidre C., discusses current issues in maternal mortality. Your mind is not playing tricks on you; Medical misery is real. Press play!

Duration:00:55:10

Taxes

4/15/2019
On this episode, Erika chats with Rebecca Thompson from Prosperity Now about taxes. How have tax laws historically disproportionately harmed Black people and how is the new tax law working out? Find out who is winning and who is taxed most and what policies we need to be paying attention to. Keep your head up, Brokers. Press play!

Duration:00:47:55

Reparations with At the Intersection

4/1/2019
On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika are joined by the hosts of the At the Intersection podcast to discuss President Trump's signing of an executive order to fund a comprehensive reparations program. Listen to this episode for all the details. How do you want your reparations? *** And if you're reading this after April 1, President Trump signing a reparations bill is the ultimate April Fool's joke. Don't be a fool, listen to this episode about the important topic of...

Duration:00:48:45