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Brown Ambition

Business & Economics Podcasts

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

EP 292: Juggling Your Business with Your 9-5 (w/Chris Browning of Popcorn Finance)

1/21/2022
Hey BA Fam! Ever wonder if you should quit your 9-5 to go full-time business owner? Having recently made the transition themselves, Mandi and special guest-host Chris Browning of Popcorn Finance share all the life lessons they've learned from early entrepreneurship. For more of Chris's advice, check out: https://popcornfinance.com As always, reach out with your questions to brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:52:10

EP 291: Plant Your Financial Seeds for 2022 (w/Jamila Souffrant of Journey to Launch)

1/14/2022
Hey BA Fam! It's the start of another new year, which means it’s time to make some fresh new financial goals. Luckily, special guest-host Jamila Souffrant, personal finance educator and founder of Journey To Launch, joins Mandi with the financial seeds you need to start planning in order make 2022 a more prosperous year. To learn more about Jamila's tips for all things financial wellness, check out: www.journeytolaunch.com https://journeytolaunch.com/podcast As always, reach out with your...

Duration:00:45:18

The Lost BA Episode + an interview with Dr. Imani Walker

12/31/2021
In our first episode, we explain what 'Brown Ambition' is all about and tackle the question we've both been asking ourselves — when the hell is the right time to have a kid, anyway? Mandi explains what "white feminism" is all about, Tiffany calls for the end of the "Perm v. Natural" debate and both of us share our wins of the week. As if that wasn't enough, Mandi offers 4 key tips to save on rent and Tiffany serves up a key strategy for new business owners. Then, we're joined by a VERY...

Duration:01:17:16

Just quit already! And other new rules for wealth-building with Chris Browning

12/30/2021
This week we're joined by special guest host Chris Browning. Chris is the host of Popcorn Finance, a podcast where he discusses finance in about the time it takes to make a bag of popcorn. He's also the co-host of This is Awkward, where he and his co-host Allison Baggerly help people with their awkward money problems. We dig into some good stuff this week like: After we get past financial survival/protection mode, what are the new rules to follow? What kind of life insurance is best? What...

Duration:01:11:36

Buy Back Your Time w/Jannese Torres-Rodriguez of Yo Quiero Dinero

12/29/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! Happy holidays and thank you for listening to Brown Ambition. We're continuing our Holiday replay with one of the best episodes from this year featuring Jannese Torres-Rodriguez of Yo Quiero Dinero. Jannese Torres-Rodriguez! Jannese got tired of her corporate job and decided to side hustle her way to financial independence. And now, with TEN streams of income, she's been able to quit her job and do the things she loves. She's here to share some of her journey with us...

Duration:00:52:54

Financial Hype Woman Berna Anat

12/22/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! Today we're throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes of this year with financial hype woman Berna Anat. Berna is a producer, speaker and Fin-fluencer (is that a thing?) dedicated to making financial literacy more funny, more accessible, and more Brown for young people everywhere. She's got all kinds of wisdom to share this, tune in! https://www.unitedway.org/local/united-states/new-jersey/united-way-of-greater-newark https://theapostleshouse.org/ Learn more...

Duration:01:17:59

Introducing MandiMoney Makers!

12/21/2021
Hey BA Fam! This is a special message from me, Mandi aka Mandra, cohost of Brown Ambition. So many of us are feeling isolated and alone as we try to navigate not only our careers but also so many financial goals that never quite seem to line up with our paychecks. That's why I decided to create a space where ambitious, badass professionals can work to achieve our wildest career and financial dreams — together. This unique community is called The MandiMoney Makers! And I can't wait to welcome...

Duration:00:05:45

Dreams Are Free

12/17/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're nearing the end of the year and we're so grateful for all our listeners. Here's another one of our favorite episodes from this year, w'ere talking about mindset. It's not the solution for everything, but it can make SUCH a difference in your life. Then, we get to your questions about debt vs. savings and how to find a competent and trustworthy financial advisor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:15:08

Toughening Up

12/15/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! Today we're throwing it back to two of our favorite episodes from the last year. First, 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! Then we're throwing it back to one of our favorite guests of the year, amazing and inspirational couple, Sean and Michelle Clark from Double Dutch...

Duration:01:32:55

Taking Black Women to Higher Heights w/Special Guest Glynda Carr

12/10/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another holiday throwback episode from this past year. We've talked before on the show about the amazing organization Higher Heights. They're a 501(c)(3) that is building a national civic engagement infrastructure and network to strengthen Black women’s leadership capacity. This week we're talking to one of the founders of Higher Heights, Glynda C Carr. In this interview we'll learn: And more! This was an amazing conversation and we're so excited to share...

Duration:00:43:02

Planning Your Kids' Financial Futures w/Helen Ngo

12/8/2021
Hey BA Fam! We're continuing our special holiday throwback episodes this week with one of our favorites from 2021. We’ve had some important conversations this past year about preparing our kids for their financial futures. One of our financial favs, Helen Ngo, spoke to us about how we plan finances for our kids -- and when is the best time to start. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:16:52

Earn Your Leisure ft. Troy Millings and Rashad Billal

12/3/2021
Hey BA fam! This holiday season we're throwing back to our favorite episodes over the last year. We’re excited to bring you a very special interview this week. We had the joy and privilege of talking to Troy and Rashad from the podcast Earn Your Leisure! Also making a special appearance is Ian Dunlap from the Market Mondays podcast. We got so much wisdom and inspiration from them. Things like: How to use an economic downturn to your advantage (37:00) Why it’s important to build a foundation...

Duration:01:47:19

Thanksgiving Throwback: Slay The Stock Market w/ Delyanne Barros

11/24/2021
Happy Wednesday BA Fam and Happy Thanksgiving! This week we're throwing it back to one of our favorite special guest hosts 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...

Duration:01:08:25

Flashback Episode: Bet On Yourself w/Jamila Souffrant

11/17/2021
Hey BA Fam! Happy Almost-thanksgiving. To show our gratitude this holiday season we're throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes from this year featuring the fabulous Jamila Souffrant from Journey To Launch. It started as a blog initially, chronicling her expedition to reach financial independence. After one year of logging her transformational growth to Financial Independence, the blog piqued the interest of a larger audience which inspired the launch of the podcast of the same name....

Duration:00:59:02

BA Q&A: Can You Buy Your Way to an Early Retirement?

11/12/2021
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A! This week we're covering: When does it make sense to use credit unions? Can you buy your way to early retirement? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:29

EP 290: Time to Get a Business Coach?

11/10/2021
Happy Wednesday BA fam! This week we're doing a business check in. Mandi and Tiffany give updates on their businesses and discuss if it's time to get a business coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:50

BA Q&A: The Refinancing Debate

11/5/2021
Hey BA Fam its Friday and that means we're back with another BA Q&A. This week we're covering: Refinancing student loans Pension and social security Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:11:53

Ep 289: What to Do When Depression and Anxiety Won't Let You Be Great

11/3/2021
Hey BA Fam! We're back after a much needed break. This week we're talking about the importance of mental health, pivoting your career, and creating a community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:04

What's Zombie Debt?

10/28/2021
Hey BA Fam! We're off this week but we couldn't leave you without a dose of BA Content so here's a special throwback Thursday episode with a spooky twist. What is zombie debt, and what does a statute of limitations mean for credit card debt? Some ways to think about prioritizing debt by thinking through the true cost of the debt How to help your parents make decisions about buying and selling a house We'll be back next Wednesday with our normal programming but remember you can always hit us...

Duration:00:22:30

BA Q&A: To Sell Your Home or Not?

10/22/2021
It's Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A. This week we're covering: Is now a good time to sell your home? What is a Restricted Stock Units (RSU) ? How to ask for a bonus with a new job offer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:05