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Brown Ambition

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Every Wednesday Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! Your hosts are personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of the New York Time's bestseller "Get Good With Money". Got a question? Call or text us at 844-858-8080.

Every Wednesday Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! Your hosts are personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of the New York Time's bestseller "Get Good With Money". Got a question? Call or text us at 844-858-8080.

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Every Wednesday Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! Your hosts are personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of the New York Time's bestseller "Get Good With Money". Got a question? Call or text us at 844-858-8080.

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English


Episodes

BA Q&A: Surviving Breast Cancer with Comedian Marina Franklin

10/15/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! This week's Q&A episode is in honor of breast cancer awareness month. We're honored to be joined by stand-up comedian, actress and breast cancer survivor Marina Franklin. Marina dives into her diagnoses, the financial burden of cancer and her comedy special "Single Black Female". Follow Marina Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:56

Ep 287: Negotiating Can Be Uncomfortable

10/13/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're talking about the importance of negotiating pay for your own work. Plus, Tiffany is getting more comfortable calling herself a millionaire! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:32

BA Q&A: The Best Way to Increase Your Credit Score?

10/8/2021
Hey BA Fam! Happy Friday! We're back with another BA Q&A: What is the best way to increase your credit score after learning from your mistakes? Should you wait to buy a home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:46

Ep 286: There's No Future in Frontin'

10/6/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're calling out those who take other people's work and try to pass it off as their own, there's no future in fronting! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:48

BA Q&A: Should You Wait to Pay Student Loans?

10/1/2021
Hey BA Fam! Happy Friday! We're back with another BA Q&A: Should you hold off on paying loans for President Biden's possible student loan forgiveness? Does paying off old credit cards help or hurt your credit? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:14:22

Ep 285: Afrominimalism Might Save Your Finances With Christine Platt

9/29/2021
Hey BA Fam! It's Wednesday again and we're honored to be joined by social justice advocate and award-winning author Christine Platt, also known as the Afrominimalist. Her most recent book "The Afrominimalist’s Guide to Living w/Less" is available now. Follow Christine: https://www.afrominimalist.com https://www.instagram.com/afrominimalist/?hl=en https://www.christineaplatt.com https://bookshop.org/books/the-afrominimalist-s-guide-to-living-with-less/9781982168049 Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:44:32

BA Q&A: How to Kick Your Amazon Addiction

9/24/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A. This week Mandi and guest host Delyanne Barros take listener questions. How can you kick your online shopping addiction? Is there such thing as over-saving for retirement? Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:11

EP 284: Slay The Stock Market with Guest Co-host Delyanne Barros

9/22/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! September is Hispanic Heritage Month and this week Mandi is joined by special guest host Delyanne Barros, a Brazilian-born attorney-turned-investing coach who is empowering people of color to learn how to invest and build wealth. Delyanne has overcome so many challenges to achieve her dream of retiring early (and taking her mom with her!) in Portugal and we can’t wait for you to hear her extraordinary story. Delyanne talks about: making a huge pívot from her career as...

Duration:01:07:01

BA Q&A: Am I Onto Something?

9/17/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Do kids start with no credit or bad credit? How can you build your Childs credit? What to do with a loan refund check. Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:52

Ep 283: Are You Overwhelmed or Just Lazy?

9/15/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're talking about THAT controversial Instagram post from social justice leader Tamika D Mallory where she takes on “lazy” people and gives some… questionable tough love. It’s caused all kinds of debate and we are here to have our own! Here are the black owned businesses we shouted out this week! Hummingbird Candle Co. Butter Bar Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:06

BA Q&A: Girl, Take That Maternity Leave

9/10/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Should you have to choose your career over maternity leave? How to save for both a wedding and a mortgage. Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:55

Ep 282: The Lost Episode of Brown Ambition

9/8/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! In honor of Brown Ambition's 6 year anniversary next week, we're throwing it all the way back to the beginning. Enjoy our very first episode that has been lost from the podcast space, then stick around to hear one of our favorite guest interviews with Dr. Imani Walker. We'll be back Friday for our BA Q&A show! In the meantime, as always, hit us up with your questions @brownambitionpodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your...

Duration:01:09:25

BA Q&A: Should I Take Company Perks Right Before I Quit?

9/3/2021
Hey BA Fam! It's Friday and we're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Is it worth it to dip into your 401k? Taking advantage of professional development funds at work Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:01

Ep 281: Why Kids Need to Struggle

9/1/2021
Hey fam it's BA Wednesday! This week we're discussing how to teach kids and teenages how to bounce back from financial struggles even when you're financially stable enough to provide them with the things they want and need. Here are a few highlights from today's episode: Mandi survived a road trip with a toddler (2:20) How Tiffany's teenage stepdaughter is making her think differently about teaching kids the value of financial strife (15:48) Why Mandi's taking a Brown Break from college...

Duration:00:51:26

BA Q&A: A Cry for Help

8/27/2021
Hey BA Fam! It's Friday and we're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Refinancing your mortgage How to calculate your net worth Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:07

Ep 280: This Goes Out to All The Broke Bobbys

8/25/2021
Hey BA Fam! It's Wednesday again and this week we're emphasizing that your success is not measured by income or the size of your home. Here are a few highlights from today's episode: Only Fans is no longer allowing sex workers to post content (2:05) a Tiktoker releases a list of his friends' income and labels the lowest "Broke Bobby" (11:09) Mandi is a Yahoo Finance Contributor and gives a preview of her next article (32:17) We'll see you Friday for BA Q&A show! In the meantime, as always,...

Duration:00:50:20

BA Q&A: This is for My Homies

8/20/2021
We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: How to pay for renovating your home Buying a personal home vs. an investment home Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:26:31

Episode 279: Tiffany Owns That B...

8/18/2021
Hey BA Fam! This week we're talking about the importance protecting your intellectual property as a business owner or creator in general. No matter how good a deal or contract looks, protect your IP at all costs! Here are a few highlights from today's episode: Follow Mandi & Tiffany on TikTok! (3:50) Don't have a defeatist attitude about growing wealth (7:41) Protecting your intellectual property as a business owner (31:42) Elevate Black Wall Street: As we heard from Mandra on today's show,...

Duration:00:54:31

BA Q&A: Eff Them Student Loans?

8/13/2021
We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Setting up an IRA for your Teen Refinancing student loans Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:53

EP 278: Being The Face of Your Own Business

8/11/2021
Hey BA Fam! This week we're talking about business. Mandi launched her "Just Quit!" Toolkit and Tiffany met some BA listeners at a book signing. Tiffany's book signing (2:49) Mandi's "Just Quit" Toolkit (10:32) Allyson Felix becomes the most decorated track and field olympian of all time, winning gold and bronze in sneakers she developed herself after breaking ties with Nike (29:36) We'll see you Friday for BA QA! In the meantime, as always, hit us up with your questions...

Duration:00:47:14