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Diversifying

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Does it feel like the financial system is stacked against you? For many of us, it is. Especially if you’re Black or Brown, a woman, or single. In Diversifying, we explore why the traditional rules of money management no longer apply to new generations. Hosted by Delyanne Barros, better known as Delyanne The Money Coach, Diversifying demystifies and humanizes money by examining the culture we make it in and how to make it work for you.

Does it feel like the financial system is stacked against you? For many of us, it is. Especially if you’re Black or Brown, a woman, or single. In Diversifying, we explore why the traditional rules of money management no longer apply to new generations. Hosted by Delyanne Barros, better known as Delyanne The Money Coach, Diversifying demystifies and humanizes money by examining the culture we make it in and how to make it work for you.

Location:

United States

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CNN

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Does it feel like the financial system is stacked against you? For many of us, it is. Especially if you’re Black or Brown, a woman, or single. In Diversifying, we explore why the traditional rules of money management no longer apply to new generations. Hosted by Delyanne Barros, better known as Delyanne The Money Coach, Diversifying demystifies and humanizes money by examining the culture we make it in and how to make it work for you.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Recession Proof Your Life

6/27/2022
Are we headed towards a recession? Are we already in one? These are scary questions, but recessions are an unavoidable part of the economy. And they don’t have to be the end of the world – especially if you’re prepared. This week, Delyanne Barros brings back friends of the show Julien and Kiersten Saunders of rich & REGULAR to help you recession proof your life now. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:25:57

Righting Your Financial Wrongs

6/20/2022
From credit card debt to bad investments… We’ve all kicked ourselves over a money mistake. But most of them are fixable, so don’t panic! This week, Delyanne Barros and Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary respond to listener voicemails about messing up, and talk about how to bounce back and learn from it. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:30:09

Why Unions are Making a Comeback

6/13/2022
The Amazon Labor Union made history when it won its election at the JFK8 facility in Staten Island — but they aren’t the only ones organizing. Petitions to form unions were up nearly sixty percent between October 2021 and March 2022! What does it take to form a union, and what does this mean for the future of work in the United States? Delyanne Barros talks to Tristian Martinez, a lead organizer with the Amazon Labor Union, and Alejandro Ortiz, a former National Labor Relations Board...

Duration:00:27:18

Your Money Questions Answered

6/6/2022
Where do you go with your burning money questions? The Money Coach, of course! From hustle culture to medical debt, Delyanne Barros answers listener questions in this week's episode. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

Duration:00:27:04

Don’t Bank on Debt Forgiveness

5/30/2022
Student loans are overwhelming so how do you deal with them? It’s easier to avoid those payment notifications and not think about it. We get it! Especially while President Biden has extended the pause on payments until August 31. But the best way to tackle your payments is to face them head on and come up with a plan now. In this episode, Delyanne Barros is joined by debt expert Nika Booth, known as @debtfreegonnabe, to talk about their money mistakes, the options for paying off your loans,...

Duration:00:27:26

Bethenny Frankel on Why Business is Personal

5/23/2022
You might know Bethenny Frankel from “Real Housewives of New York City,” but have you heard the story behind her success as an author and entrepreneur? In this episode, Bethenny talks to Delyanne Barros about her new book, “Business Is Personal,” the mantras and money moves that have made her millions, and how her success can be a model for all entrepreneurial dreamers. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey....

Duration:00:25:33

The Cost of Money Trauma

5/16/2022
The way your family handled their finances probably shaped how you think about money as an adult. And if those early childhood experiences were negative, they likely led to money trauma. So, why aren’t people having more conversations about this in the personal finance space? In this episode, Licensed Therapist Deniss Pleiner talks with Delyanne Barros about the severe anxiety and stress associated with money and how you can overcome it. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from...

Duration:00:34:00

Making Crypto Less Cryptic

5/9/2022
Celebrities, Super Bowl ads, and social media are telling you you’re missing out if you aren’t buying crypto. But FOMO isn’t a good reason to make big financial choices! Delyanne Barros and fellow financial podcaster Paula Pant break down everything you actually need to know about crypto, from what it is and how it works to whether it has any value beyond the hype. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To...

Duration:00:32:41

How to Stop Working While You're Still Young

5/2/2022
FIRE is a big discussion topic in the personal finance world. It stands for “financial independence, retire early” and is a way of saving enough to stop working. But it can mean a lot of different things, and can be done a lot of different ways. This week, Delyanne Barros talks to two people about their FIRE journeys – and tells her own FIRE story! Guests: “Purple,” the anonymous author of the “A Purple Life” blog, and Rita-Soledad Fernandez Paulino, founder of “Wealth Para Todos.” If you...

Duration:00:25:05

The Myth of the Forever Home

4/25/2022
Housing costs in America are at an all-time high and a lot of people are wondering if the American Dream of home ownership is right for them. This week, Delyanne Barros digs into the pressure to become a homeowner; the costs and benefits of buying; and how one couple has nearly eliminated their housing costs by “house hacking”. This week’s guests: Yesenia Capalbo and Ali and Josh Lupo of The FI Couple. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit...

Duration:00:22:03

The Price is Not Right

4/18/2022
Americans have been living with soaring prices for months as inflation hits a 40-year high. This week, Delyanne Barros unpacks why prices are so high, what the government can do to help, and why people of color and the working class are being hit the hardest. She’s joined by CNN Business and Politics Correspondent Vanessa Yurkevich and Demond Drummer, Managing Director for Equitable Economy at Policy Link. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit...

Duration:00:24:10

Negotiating Your Way to Success

4/11/2022
The pandemic has made a lot of us realize our work is worth more than we’re getting paid. But while our attitudes may have changed, the best way to level up hasn’t: negotiating. It’s not as scary as it sounds! This week, Delyanne talks to Mandi Woodruff-Santos about knowing your value and how to ask for more – from signing bonuses to leadership opportunities. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To learn...

Duration:00:22:42

Don’t Tip the IRS

4/4/2022
Understanding how your taxes work can help you get a bigger return, and, in the long run, it can help you build wealth! This week, Delyanne covers everything from tax brackets to tax breaks with Duke Alexander Moore, better known as Duke Loves Taxes. Plus, professor of tax law Dorothy Brown explains how some of the richest people in the country take tax exemptions to the next level, and how systemic racism shows up in who pays what. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you....

Duration:00:26:26

We Want Prenups

3/28/2022
No one goes into marriage hoping for divorce, but it happens all the time. This week, Delyanne talks to Dasha Kennedy, founder of Broke Black Girl, who got divorced at age 25 and sank into debt that took years to pay off. She talks to Delyanne about what you can do to protect yourself before getting married and during the divorce process. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To learn more about how CNN...

Duration:00:19:24

Swipe Right on the Money Talk

3/21/2022
Talking about money with your partner can make or break you as a couple! This week, Delyanne talks to Kiersten and Julien Saunders, founders of rich & REGULAR, about the money disagreement that (briefly) split them up and what you can do to have healthy conversations about finances with your significant other. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:27:05

Can Investing Save the World?

3/14/2022
In our last episode, we broke down the basics of investing. So now that you’re ready to invest your first dollar, where are you going to put it? What if you could put money in your pocket and stick to your values? This week we dive into the world of ethical investing with Kara Perez, founder of Bravely Go. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit...

Duration:00:20:36

What Investing and Pizza Have In Common

3/7/2022
When you imagine the stock market, you probably picture the chaotic frenzy of Wall Street. That's kinda scary! But what if we told you that investing isn't as intimidating as you think? And what if you're actually already doing it? This week Delyanne Barros brings you an investing starter kit. Guest this week is Melissa Jean-Baptiste, founder of Millennial in Debt. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. To...

Duration:00:25:19

Tackling Your Student Debt: Part 2

2/28/2022
Student loans are overwhelming, so how do you deal with them? It’s easier to avoid those payment notifications and not think about it. We get it! But the best way to tackle your payments is to face them head on and come up with a plan. In part two of our series on student loan debt, Delyanne is joined by debt expert Nika Booth, known as @debtfreegonnabe, where they chat about the options for paying off your loans, their money mistakes, and steps you can take to feel more in control of your...

Duration:00:26:42

Student Loans, A Dumpster Fire: Part 1

2/28/2022
Like a lot of you out there, Diversifying host Delyanne Barros used student loans to pull herself out of poverty – but she had to pay back a staggering amount: $150,000. Lately, she and her sister have been thinking about whether or not their loans were worth it — and how the American financial system asks us to take on debt to get ahead. Guests include Nathalia Copeland, who, in addition to being Delyanne’s little sister, is also a business coach and founder of I Speak Social and Washington...

Duration:00:26:08

Introducing: Diversifying

2/16/2022
Does it ever feel like the financial system is stacked against you? For many of us, it is. Especially if you’re Black or Brown, a woman, or single. In Diversifying, we explore why the traditional rules of money management no longer apply to new generations. Hosted by Delyanne Barros, better known as Delyanne The Money Coach, Diversifying demystifies and humanizes money by examining the culture we make it in and how to make it work for you. To learn more about how CNN protects listener...

Duration:00:01:59