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Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your own terms. Your hosts are Mandi Woodruff, executive editor of MagnifyMoney.com and former personal finance reporter for Yahoo Finance, and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and best-selling author of "The One-Week Budget."

Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your own terms. Your hosts are Mandi Woodruff, executive editor of MagnifyMoney.com and former personal finance reporter for Yahoo Finance, and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and best-selling author of "The One-Week Budget."
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Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast about juggling life, career, and building wealth on your own terms. Your hosts are Mandi Woodruff, executive editor of MagnifyMoney.com and former personal finance reporter for Yahoo Finance, and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and best-selling author of "The One-Week Budget."

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Ep. 166 — How Car Debt is Killing Us

3/20/2019
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Is your car note eating up such a big chunk of your budget that you feel like you're not able to meet other goals, like saving? You're not riding alone. Today on the show, we cover some truly troubling statistics about auto loan debt in America....and can we just say...YIKES, y'all. If you want to see how much your auto debt is costing you, try out this handy calculator. ***Today's episode was brought to you by the eco-conscious clothing company, Pact Apparel.*** For 25% off your first...

Duration:01:04:15

Ep. 165 — The Power in P---- People Off

3/13/2019
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This week's episode is sponsored by Simple Health, which uses technology to provide simple, convenient & affordable care at home — starting with online birth control prescriptions & delivery. Finally, a better way to get birth control is here! Get a $20 discount on a Simple Health prescription at simplehealth.com/brownambition or enter the code BROWNAMBITION at checkout.

Duration:00:37:50

Ep. 164 — Your Burning 2019 Tax Questions: Answered

3/6/2019
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This episode is sponsored by EveryPlate, America's Best Value Meal Kit. For 6 free meals across your first 3 weeks and free shipping on your first delivery, go to EveryPlate.com and enter promo code Brownambition6. -- Today we're joined by tax specialist Terrie Chantel, one of Tiffany's most popular contributors to the Live Richer Academy, to answer your burning questions about filing taxes this year. Check out Terrie at terriechantel.com!

Duration:00:44:53

Ep. 162 — Stressed Out About Taxes in 2019? Join the Club

2/20/2019
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We are finally seeing the impact of President Trump's massive tax overhaul this tax season and we want to hear from you — what are your questions? Did you end up owing way more or way less than last year? We'd love to hear from you. Send us your stories and questions at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up at brownambitionpodcast.com "Ask Us Anything".

Duration:00:46:07

Introducing One Plus One

2/19/2019
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Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at...

Duration:00:10:53

Ep. 161 — How Employers Leave Black Workers Behind

2/13/2019
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On today's show, we're talking to Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield, a Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, who is tackling the ways some organizations are failing black workers and how we can move the needle towards more inclusiveness in the workplace. As mentioned on the show: How Organizations Are Failing Black Workers — and How to Do Better by Dr. Adia Harvey Wingfield/Harvard Business Review You can preorder her forthcoming book "Flatlining Race, Work, and Health...

Duration:00:46:33

Ep. 160 — How Ash Cash Dodged Foreclosure, Ditched His Day Job and Became an Entrepreneur

2/6/2019
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Ash Cash worked his way up from bank teller to to bank branch manager to the CEO of a credit union over the course of a decade. He also nearly lost his Bronx, NY home during the 2008 housing crisis. In this special episode of Brown Ambition, we invited Ash to relive those trying days and share the steps he took to help his family get back on track. "I ate my humble pie and learned from it," Cash said in today's interview. "That’s what opened my eyes to residual income and having your money...

Duration:00:43:03

Ep. 159 — So, About That Guy Who Scammed Tiffany Out of $25,000...

1/30/2019
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Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! On today's show, Tiffany gets revenge (kind of!) on the man who scammed her out of $25,000 in her early 20s. Let's just say Karma is a you know what. We also talk about the study covered in the Washington Post that found most women who are successful have at least one thing in come — small, powerful networks of strong female friends! In other news, the shutdown is over but how can federal workers be better prepared for the next time Congress decides to play...

Duration:00:44:49

Ep. 158 — Fertility Chronicles & Credit Repair

1/23/2019
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Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! We'd love to answer your financial and career questions on the show. Hit us up at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or visit Brownambitionpodcast.com. A few things mentioned on the show today: NFCC.org How to Recognize a Credit Repair Scam

Duration:00:53:50

Ep. 157 — Shutdown Woes & Debt Consolidation Qs

1/16/2019
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Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! We are looking for listeners to feature their debt payoff success stories on the show! Know anyone who's interested in being a guest? Email us at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com! As mentioned on the show, you can shop and compare secured card offers at MagnifyMoney's marketplace >

Duration:00:29:43

Ep. 156 — New Year, New You!

1/8/2019
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Happy New Year, Brown Ambition fam! We're back from our holiday break and ready to kick off 2019.

Duration:00:55:49

Introducing Safe for Work

12/27/2018
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Here’s a podcast that’ll help you find peace in your career and life. Subscribe to Safe For Work on Apple Podcasts, wherever you’re listening to this, on Apple Podcasts or Spotify today

Duration:00:03:46

Best of 2018 — Meet the Couple Who Paid Off $100,000 of Debt in One Year

12/26/2018
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We're looking back on 2018's biggest episodes. How could we forget Faith and Leo, the Atlanta newlyweds who realized they carried over $211,000 worth of debt into their marriage? Rather than give up, they rallied and made a plan to aggressively tackle their debt. Faith, a nurse practitioner, took on a part-time job working overnight 5 or 6 days a week. Leo, an occupational therapist, also worked a part-time job in addition to his 9 to 5. As of May 2018, they successfully paid down...

Duration:00:45:24

EP. 155 — The Credit Question That Had Us Both Stumped

12/12/2018
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Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? Check out a few of our sponsors: StoryWorth: StoryWorth makes it easy and fun for your loved ones to share their stories, with weekly emailed story prompts - questions you’ve never thought to ask. At the end of the year, they’ll get their stories bound in a beautiful hardcover book. For $20 off, visit storyworth.com/brownambition. EveryPlate: The meal-kit delivery service that won't break the bank. For 50% off...

Duration:00:34:53

Ep. 153 — 'Deleting' Bad Credit History Isn't a Thing

11/28/2018
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As mentioned on today's show: The Best Prepaid Debit Cards via CreditKarma “Thanksgiving Myths, Legends and Lies: Why Settlers Really Started the Annual Feast”via Fortune (Thanks for sharing this BA listener @Umwiza on Twitter)

Duration:00:41:50

Ep. 152 — Debt-Free For the First Time In 20 Years

11/21/2018
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Looking for the perfect holiday gift for a loved one? Check out StoryWorth.com. StoryWorth makes it easy and fun for your loved ones to share their stories, with weekly emailed story prompts - questions you’ve never thought to ask. At the end of the year, they’ll get their stories bound in a beautiful hardcover book. Strengthen your family bonds, and get to know your loved one in a whole new way. Go to http://www.storyworth.com/brownambition to get $20 off your first StoryWorth gift!

Duration:00:54:44

Ep. 151 — When That Dream Job Might Not Be So Dreamy

11/14/2018
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Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! On today's show, we take a question from listener who's torn over a job offer. It's her dream job but she'd be working for a less than amazing company. What should she do? For an upcoming episode on pet expenses, we want to hear YOUR pet spending stories. What's the most you've ever spent for your fur baby? Did you regret it, or would you do it all over again? Send us your stories at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com.

Duration:00:41:59

Introducing: Imagined Life

11/7/2018
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Have you ever wondered what it would feel like to walk in the shoes of a legend and not even realize it? IMAGINED LIFE takes you there. Each episode guides listeners on an immersive journey through the surprising moments and challenges that shaped someone’s life before they were famous. Clues about your identity are dropped along the way, but only at the end will you learn who “you” are. Part mystery, part deeply immersive story, and part inspiration for how to weather life's unexpected...

Duration:00:50:41