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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: Did I Just Join A Pyramid Scheme?

5/20/2022
The ladies are back to answer your hard hitting questions! First they help a listener who isn't sure if she should pay off her debt by using her personal funds or her business funds. Plus, advice for a listener who is unsure if she's joining a pyramid scheme or not. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:17

Ep 308: Why I-Bonds Are Suddenly A Sexy Investment.

5/18/2022
The ladies kick-off this week's episode by recapping Mother's Day shenanigans! Mandi and Tiffany talk about a future recession and how to play it safe in the stock market just in case. They also discuss their health journeys and Mandi gives us insight on her upcoming book proposal! We want to hear from you ! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast New York Times Article about Bronx tenants...

Duration:00:46:25

BA Q&A: I'm Worried About My Credit Score!

5/13/2022
Tiffany is Back-ish and both of the ladies are here for an informative BA Q&A. First, what are the pros and cons of "Heloc" (Home Equity Line Of Credit). Plus, what to do if you miss a payment to avoid your credit taking a hit? Lastly, is 50 too old to establish a 401k? We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:32

Ep 307: Guess Who's Back-ish!

5/11/2022
Tiffany is back-ish! The ladies discuss Tiffany's time away, new boundaries, and the steps that she's taking to heal. Tiffany also opens up about making a will, life insurance policies, and getting your affairs in order in case of a tragedy. Plus, the ladies give an official THANK YOU to all of the listeners for two WEBBY awards! We want to hear from you ! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:16:11

BA Q&A: All Things Career!

5/6/2022
In this episode, we dug up some of our favorite BA Career questions. First, how to overcome imposter syndrome at a new job. Plus, how to ask for a pay raise and lastly, Mandi helps a listener deal with a horrible boss. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:25:05

Ep 306: You Are More Than Magic ft. Minda Harts

5/4/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Minda Harts. Minda is the CEO of The Memo LLC, a career development platform for women of color, a Professor of Public Service at NYU Wagner, and the author of "The Memo", "Right Within", and "You Are More Than Magic". In this episode, the ladies discuss finding your own path to success-- at school, at work, at home, and beyond. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn...

Duration:00:33:56

The BA Q&A: Go For That Promotion!

4/29/2022
Mandi is back again to tackle your hard-hitting questions! This week is all about getting promoted at work and upgrading your personal brand. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:51

Ep 305: How to Make Six-Figures in Tech ft. Cinneah El-Amin

4/27/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Cinneah, the creator of the online platform "Flynanced." Flynanced is dedicated to helping "9 to 5 hotties" earn more money so that they can build wealth effortlessly. The ladies discuss Cinneah's career pivot into tech, how to negotiate a higher salary, and getting out of debt. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:48:17

The BA Q&A: $60,000 In Credit Card Debt!

4/22/2022
Mandi is back again to tackle your hard-hitting questions! This week is all about credit and Mandi gives great advice on how to tackle credit card debt and when to close a credit card. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:27:57

Ep 304: The Racial Wealth Gap ft. Kimberly Atkins Stohr

4/20/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Kimberly Atkins Stohr, a senior opinion writer for Boston Globe Opinion. Kimberly is also the inaugural columnist for The Emancipator, a joint independent antiracist multimedia project from Globe Opinion the Boston University Center for Antiracist Research. The ladies discuss the racial wealth gap, natural hair, discrimination in real estate, and using our voices for change. RSVP For "The Emancipator Workshop" hosted by your own Mandi Money!...

Duration:00:37:37

The BA Q&A: Leaving a Toxic Work Environment

4/15/2022
Mandi is back again to tackle your hard-hitting questions! This week a listener needs advice on how to deal with "whitesplaining" and feeling unappreciated at work. Plus, how to handle an exit interview after leaving a toxic work environment. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Vote For Brown Ambition at the Webbys ! https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2022/podcasts/general-series/business Learn...

Duration:00:24:07

Ep 303: Success Leaves Clues ft. Real Estate Guru Page Turner

4/13/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Page Turner, host of HGTV's "Fix My Flip." Page dismantles the myth that real estate is "fun" and stresses the fact that it's a business -- not just a "hustle." She also discussed working for Magic Johnson, being a single mom, and the importance of hard work. But it was through her role as executive producer on "Fix My Flip" that she ultimately learned the importance of being more than just "talent." We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at...

Duration:00:45:03

The BA Q&A: Will My Credit Score Drop?

4/8/2022
Mandi is back again to tackle your hard-hitting questions! This week a listener is concerned about paying off her debt, in fear that her credit score will suffer. Plus, how to figure out whether to pay off credit card debt -- or save for a house. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:08

Ep 302: Your Full Authentic Self ft. Jodi-Ann Burey

4/6/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Jodi-Ann Burey, a sought-after speaker and writer who works at the intersections of race, culture, and health equity. They speak about her TED talk, “The Myth of Bringing Your Full Authentic Self to Work,” and her health crisis that could've changed everything. Here's a link to her TED talk. https://www.ted.com/talks/jodi_ann_burey_the_myth_of_bringing_your_full_authentic_self_to_work?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=tedspread We want...

Duration:00:49:50

The BA Q&A: My Boss Is A Jerk

4/1/2022
Mandi is back at it again to tackle your hard hitting questions! This week, how to deal with a difficult boss and what to do when you're in a role that you're overqualified for. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:23

Ep 301: Your Job Is Killing You ft. Deepa Purushothaman

3/30/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Deepa Purushothaman, author of "The First, the Few, the Only: How Women of Color Can Redefine Power in Corporate America." They speak about setting boundaries at work, listening to your body to prevent burnout, and how to play the corporate game as you change it. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:09

The BA Q&A: Should I Pay For A Resume?

3/25/2022
Mandi's back again to tackle your hard hitting questions ! She gives her honest advice to a listener who's asking, "Is it worth it to pay to have your resume professionally done?" Another listener asks how to make lateral moves in the same company, and lastly how to switch careers and convey that you're qualified in a different industry. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:22:12

EP 300: Rich & Regular ft. Julien and Kiersten

3/23/2022
In this episode, Mandi is joined by Julien and Kiersten Saunders, co-founders of the popular blog "Rich & Regular." First, they discuss paying off $200,000 in debt! They also discuss where they invest, supporting your parents financially, and how your job can prepare you for entrepreneurship. Check out their new book "Cashing Out" coming out June 14th and available for preorder everywhere! We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram...

Duration:00:48:57

The BA Q&A: Do I Need a Financial Planner?

3/18/2022
In this episode. Mandi tackles your hard hitting questions as usual! Mandi explains if it's better to rent or buy a house and steps you have to take to make it happen. Mandi answers a question about being an authorized user on a credit card and if a listener should use a financial planner or not. We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:23:28

The BA Q&A: Save Or Invest?

3/16/2022
In this episode, Mandi tackles personal finance questions. Is it smarter to save or invest when you have limited funding? How do you ask your partner to stop loaning their mother money? Mandi also helps a listener out with a debt judgement! We want to hear from you! Drop us a note at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:24:25