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Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), blogger, podcast host and money coach. She is the founder of www.journeytolaunch.com. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom. The Journey To Launch podcast explores all aspects of reaching Financial Freedom; from increasing income, becoming tax efficient, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy.

Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), blogger, podcast host and money coach. She is the founder of www.journeytolaunch.com. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom. The Journey To Launch podcast explores all aspects of reaching Financial Freedom; from increasing income, becoming tax efficient, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy.

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Jamila Souffrant is a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI), blogger, podcast host and money coach. She is the founder of www.journeytolaunch.com. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom. The Journey To Launch podcast explores all aspects of reaching Financial Freedom; from increasing income, becoming tax efficient, paying off debt, investing, saving & learning how to retire early and wealthy.

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English


Episodes

163- The Geometry of Wealth: How to Shape a Life of Money and Meaning with Brian Portnoy

7/8/2020
This week on the Journey to Launch Podcast, Brian Portnoy simplifies the complex world of money. Brian has over two decades of experience in the personal finance space, and he’s also an investor, educator, writer, and entrepreneur. In his book, The Geometry of Wealth, he tackles the challenges of making better investment decisions and how money fits into a joyful life. In this episode, we go beyond the numbers and talk about the behavioral science behind your relationship with money. Learn...

Duration:01:52:48

162- How to Create a Life by Design and Combine Creativity and Commerce with Lisa Nicole Bell

7/1/2020
This week on the Journey to Launch podcast, special guest, Lisa Nicole Bell, is sharing how she created her life by design and dived into entrepreneurship. Lisa is a producer, writer, media personality, and serial entrepreneur. In addition, she hosts a podcast called Behind the Brilliance, with nearly two million downloads and 200 episodes to date. In this episode, we discuss the truth about entrepreneurship, how to make informed business and life decisions, and taking risks. Lisa shares so...

Duration:01:13:08

161- Overcoming Adversity and Building Wealth Through Relationships with Casanova Brooks

6/24/2020
Casanova Brooks lost everything--his mom, his house, and his job all in a short span of a few weeks. However, he refused to allow adversity to stop him. Nine months later, he was a real estate agent, breaking records. He closed 46 deals worth a total of $8 million dollars his first year as an agent. Casanova is an award-winning real estate agent, investor, podcast host, and CEO. Previously featured on Yahoo News, ABC, NBC, and more. He has an amazing story of triumph and perseverance. In...

Duration:00:53:49

160- Four Tips to Help You Manage Your Money, Goals & Career Right Now

6/17/2020
It’s been a while since I’ve recorded a solo episode. So this week you get a full dose of me. In this episode, I share tips and lessons I’ve learned and how I am applying this knowledge to my life and finances now. I am taking you back to the beginning of my journey and share how my husband and I prepared for me to pursue full-time entrepreneurship. Most people don’t know this, but I could have kept my 9 to 5 and been financially free by 40. Instead, I decided to pursue what I love and...

Duration:00:34:28

159- How Cindy Zuniga Paid Off $215,000 of Debt in 48 Months

6/10/2020
Cindy Zuniga went to law school to make an impact in her community. After three years in law school and $215,000 of debt later, Cindy realized the real cost of her decision. Her first year out of school she paid $24,000 towards her student loans. However, only $4,000 went towards her loan’s principal balance. So where did the other $20,000 go, you ask? To pay just the interest on her loan. That’s when Cindy said enough is enough and devised a plan to pay off all of her debt in 48...

Duration:01:47:48

158- Black Lives Matter & The Black Tax: The Cost of Being Black in America w/ Shawn Rochester

6/3/2020
With everything going on right now, I wanted to replay one of the most important and impactful conversations that I've had on the podcast, The Black Tax & The Cost of Being Black in America with guest Shawn Rochester. In the beginning of the episode, I also share my thoughts on why I will continue to use my platform to educate and amplify Black voices while giving you the tools to reach your Financial Freedom & Independence goals. I encourage everyone to listen to this episode and share it...

Duration:03:57:54

157- Organize & Simplify Your Money Using This Simple Method w/ Sahirenys Pierce

5/27/2020
Sahirenys Pierce and her husband had almost six-figures in debt when she started her career in finance. In her new industry, she knew that her own finances could be held under a microscope at any time. In fact, filing bankruptcy would jeopardize her career. That’s why Sahirenys created the High-5 Banking Method, which helped her and her husband pay off $99,000 in five years, and avoid bankruptcy. This week, on the Journey to Launch Podcast, Sahirenys and I talk about paying off debt,...

Duration:01:38:56

156- Innovative Entrepreneurship & Achieving Financial Wellness w/ Marsha Barnes

5/20/2020
Marsha Barnes was working at a bank when she realized that people in Charlotte, North Carolina weren’t talking about finance in schools or in public. So, she thought of an innovative way to talk about personal finance. Marsha created a financial literacy “hub on wheels” to bring financial literacy directly to the people who needed it the most. In this week’s episode, Marsha and I talk about entrepreneurship, what it takes to turn your passion into a full-time business and how to achieve...

Duration:01:34:34

155- Strengthen Your Mindset & Confidence To Turn Being Underestimated Into Your Greatest Advantage with Arlan Hamilton

5/13/2020
Arlan Hamilton was homeless when she launched a venture capital fund dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech. In 2015, she created Backstage Capital, a venture capital fund that invests in high potential founders who are people of color, women, and/or members of the LGBT community. Today, Backstage Capital has raised more than $7 million and invested in more than 130 startups companies led by underestimated founders. In this episode of the Journey to Launch podcast, Arlan and I...

Duration:00:42:20

Episode 154- How Teri Ijeoma Quit Her Job to Begin Trading Full Time and Travel the World

5/6/2020
Teri Ijeoma is on the Journey to Launch podcast this week talking about swing trading, travel, and finances. A few years ago, Teri started swing trading as a side hustle with the goal to make $300 a day. This year, her goal is to make $10 million dollars in her business. Teri travels the world and helps people learn the skills they need to master swing trading through her course, Invest with Teri. Listen to this podcast episode to learn how Teri is paying off debt and achieving financial...

Duration:00:51:01

153- An Updated Conversation w/ Carmen Perez on Losing Her Income, Staying Positive & Finding the Opportunities in the Obstacles

5/1/2020
Check out this week's bonus episode of the podcast where I talk to Carmen Perez to update us on how she's been dealing with the pandemic & the economic uncertainty. In the previous episode, Carmen shared how she was sued over her student loan, paid off $57,000 of debt in 2 ½ years and switch careers from corporate finance to coding. Today, Carmen comes back on the show to share how she's dealt with the loss of her income and how's she's finding opportunity in this crisis by using this time...

Duration:00:40:34

152- Switching Careers from Corporate to Coding & Paying off $57,000 of Debt in 2 1/2 Years w/ Carmen Perez

4/29/2020
On this week's episode of the podcast I'm talking to Carmen Perez who had to face the truth about her credit and finances when she was sued over her student loan. She then hustled to pay off $57,000 of debt in a little over 2 ½ years and with a background in finance and a six-figure salary to match, Carmen went from being a “Wall Street dropout” to a woman who codes. Besides being a successful software engineer, Carmen is also the creator of Make Real Cents, a blog dedicated to helping...

Duration:00:48:57

151-Everything You Need to Know About the Economic Relief Package with Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

4/22/2020
This week’s guest, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, read the entire 880-page economic relief package so you don’t have to. On the podcast, she explains who qualifies for stimulus checks, power money moves you can make now, the truth behind the programs available to individuals and small businesses, and more. Lynnette is a personal finance expert, television and radio personality, and author of numerous books. Her book, Zero Debt: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom, is a New York Times...

Duration:01:12:55

150- How To Thrive in the Current Financial Market Turmoil & Better Position Yourself Financially with Jackie Cummings Koski

4/15/2020
A millionaire mom and retired before 50, Jackie Cummings Koski, is on this week’s podcast episode sharing her path to financial freedom. She went from poverty to wealth and learned a lot about investing along the way. Throughout most of her career, Jackie made less than six-figures a year. She prioritized saving and investing and reached her financial independence number three years before planned. Jackie created a resilient investment portfolio that continued to grow even in uncertain...

Duration:01:01:22

149- Bonus Episode- Coping w/ The Impact to Your Income & Career Due to the Coronavirus w/ Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez

4/10/2020
In this bonus episode, this week's guest Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez opens up about how her business and life has changed because of Coronavirus. Stefanie and I share tips on how to cope and deal with the negative impact to your income (and career) due to the current state up events so that you can financially survive and thrive. Other related blog posts/links mentioned in this episode: Learn more about the Statement Event Get Statement Cards for ambitious women in your life. Get the...

Duration:00:35:51

148- How to Build Your Network, Thrive In Entrepreneurship, & Leverage Your Skill Sets To Make More Money w/ Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez

4/8/2020
This week’s guest Stefanie O’Connell Rodriguez is on a mission to help women get more from their money so that they can unapologetically go after what they want. In this episode, Stefanie shares tips about building your network, thriving in entrepreneurship, and leveraging your skill sets to make more money. We talk openly about managing your money with inconsistent income and how to pivot from one industry to another which is so relevant for what’s happening in the world today. In this...

Duration:01:59:47

147- Your Favorite Podcasters Talk Money w/ Rana Campbell (Dreams in Drive), Dr. Joy Harden Bradford (Therapy For Black Girls), Nicaila Matthews Okome (Side Hustle Pro) & Art Steele (InkSecure)

4/1/2020
I am excited to bring with you a real and honest conversation about money featuring my fellow amazing podcast sisters, Rana Campbell (host of the Dreams & Drive podcast), Dr. Joy Harden Bradford (host of the Therapy for Black Girls podcast), Nicaila Matthews Okome (host of the Side Hustle Pro podcast) and Art Steele (host of the Inksecure podcast). We chat about all things money; how our childhood with money shaped how we handle money today, our money hang-ups, money goals and so much...

Duration:01:06:16

146- How To Earn More Through Alternative Income Streams, Side Hustles & Leveraging Your Skills w/ Sandy Smith

3/25/2020
It’s more important now than ever to think about ways to increase and diversify your income. In this week’s episode, my guest, Sandy Smith shares how to start your own side hustles, and leverage your skills to earn more. You’ll also hear her amazing story of going from $130,000 in debt to owning $1.1M in real estate. In this episode you’ll learn: How to add up your debt and tackle it strategicallySteps you can take to increase your income when you aren’t making enoughWays to build your...

Duration:01:00:06

145- A Q&A Episode: Rebuilding Your Credit, Having Money Conversations With Your Partner, How To Get Started and More!

3/18/2020
I want you to live your best life when it comes to money. So, in this week’s Journey to Launch podcast episode I am answering your questions about rebuilding your credit, investing, how to get started on your financial independence journey, having money conversations with your partner, and so much more. Get ready to take notes because this is an episode packed with money gems. In fact, you might need to listen to this episode more than once. In this episode you will learn: Tips on...

Duration:00:58:26

144- Bonus Episode- Coronavirus, The Market Decline & The Impact on Your Money (& What To Do About It)

3/12/2020
In this bonus episode, I discuss the biggest concern in the world at the moment, the Coronavirus. You may be worried about your money, job, health and family and I am sharing my thoughts on how to get through these times. In this episode I discuss: Other related blog posts/links mentioned in this episode: Go to Journeytolaunch.com/freedomsummit to join me at the Financial Freedom Summit in May. I use Michael Hyatt’s Full Focus Planner to keep me focused so I get things done. If you are...

Duration:00:23:44