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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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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

219- An Introduction to Cryptocurrency: What You Need to Know If You Want to Start Investing in Crypto with Dr. Hans

6/16/2021
In 2009, the first decentralized cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, was created by a pseudonymous developer, Satoshi Nakamoto. Since then, this is intangible, digital currency has quickly become one of the most volatile & lucrative new asset classes we’ve seen in our time. It seems like everyone is talking about it. If you're like me, then you may have just been confused or skeptical about it all. But 12 years later, it doesn’t seem like cryptocurrency is going anywhere, anytime soon. It’s finally...

Duration:02:14:28

218- How To Transition into a Career You’ll Love & Make Your Next Move, Your Best Move with Kimberly B. Cummings

6/9/2021
What if you were able to create a career you enjoyed & loved, while on the path to Financial Independence? This week’s guest, Kimberly B. Cummings, is a career & leadership expert who shares practical tips and solutions on how to transition into a career that you’ll enjoy & that allows you to thrive. Kimberly is also the author of her first published book, “Next Move, Best Move: Transition into a Career You’ll Love.” Kimberly was able to identify her strengths, leverage her skills, build...

Duration:00:53:45

217- How to Leverage Your Skills, Take Charge of Your Money and Get Your Children on the Right Financial Path w/ Catherine Alford

6/2/2021
When’s the last time you wrote down your big, audacious goals and then actually went for them? This week’s podcast guest, Catherine Alford, entrepreneur and author of the new book, “Mom’s Got Money” did just that when she grew her small personal finance blog into a 6- figure business. Catherine used the skillset she had from her graduate degree in History and her fascination with people to start & grow her writing business and blog. As a mom of twins and an entrepreneur, she is on a mission...

Duration:00:51:15

216- Building a Media Empire, Raising Millions in Capital and Achieving Financial Freedom Her Own Way with Morgan DeBaun

5/26/2021
What does it take to build a multi-million dollar business and raise millions in capital as a Black woman in Silicon Valley? You’ll find out from this week’s guest, Morgan DeBaun, Founder & CEO of Blavity Inc., the leading media company for Black culture and millennials. Morgan shares the behind the scenes of starting Blavity Inc. and her own personal finance journey from not being able to pay herself a salary in the early stages of her company to recently buying her first home. Tune in to...

Duration:00:53:33

215- Nine Money "Mistakes" That I've Made (and I'm still making) + What I'm Doing to Improve Them

5/19/2021
What’s one money mistake that you’ve made in the past that you would do differently now? Are there mistakes that you’ve made but you don’t regret them? I’m sharing 9 money mistakes that I’ve made and in some cases I’m still making in this week’s solo episode. They range from buying a luxury car in my 20’s & saving too much. Since I’m on this journey with you, it’s only fair that I’m transparent and share my own experiences & lessons along the way. In This Episode You’ll Learn: My 9 money...

Duration:00:47:00

214: YOLO-ATP: You Only Live Once After the Pandemic:How to Manage Your Spending in A Post Lockdown World While Still Reaching Your Money Goals

5/12/2021
How can you plan to spend and enjoy life once the world gets to a new normal and opens back up? In this week's episode, I am talking about how you can still have the “YOLO-ATP” (You Only Live Once After The Pandemic) mentality that allows you to spend more on the things you value now and still reach your long term goals. We have all been impacted in some way by the pandemic and it has influenced how we spend our time and money. As the world slowly re-opens, there may be a desire to rebel...

Duration:00:36:17

213- How To Achieve A Million Dollar Mindset and Business with Rachel Rodgers

5/5/2021
Do you truly believe you can be a millionaire? Get ready for this week’s guest in the rocket seat, Rachel Rodgers because she believes we should ALL be millionaires. Rachel is an intellectual property attorney, business coach, and the founder of Hello 7 and author of the new book, “We Should All be Millionaires.” With a strong why and a courageous spirit, Rachel was able to build a multi-million dollar business. She shares that when we are financially whole and thriving, we are able to...

Duration:01:58:22

212- Using Side Hustles to Earn an Additional $100,000 a Year and Paying Off $39,000 of Debt with Jannese Torres-Rodriguez

4/28/2021
This week on the podcast, Jannese Torres- Rodriguez explains how she was able to make over 6 figures from her side hustle while working a 9-5. Jannese is passionate about teaching women of color how to create lucrative side hustles, invest with purpose, and generate sustainable wealth. Her passion for personal finance grew from getting serious about her own finances and becoming an entrepreneur. Tune in to hear how Jannese grew her side hustle income to over $100k, paid off $39k in debt in...

Duration:00:51:55

211: How to Use Frugality and No Spend Challenges to Accelerate Your Money Journey Plus Side Hustle Tips w/ Jen Smith

4/21/2021
What does frugality mean to you? For Jen Smith, creator of modernfrugality.com, frugality means being a good steward of your resources. It’s consciously spending on things you value that give you the freedom to meet your goals. Jen is on a mission to rebrand the entire concept of frugality, so we can embrace it as a way to serve us. Adopting the practice of intentional spending and no spend challenges helped Jen and husband pay off over $78,000 of debt in 2 years. Jen started as an...

Duration:00:49:16

210- How to Decrease Stress and Increase Self Care on Your Financial Freedom Journey w/ Aisha Moore

4/14/2021
Is there room for error in your schedule? How often do you factor in self care? This week on the podcast, I have Aisha Moore, a fellow Journeyer, self care advocate and stress management expert. After struggling with anxiety, getting demoted at work, and dealing with a strained marriage, Aisha decided to get serious and intentional about her self care. Aisha helps women move from overwhelm and stress to sustained success and healthy relationships. She shares that we often operate on...

Duration:00:54:18

209: Becoming Financially Whole, Doing What You Enjoy, and Making Good Money with Tiffany Aliche "The Budgetnista"

4/7/2021
This week on the podcast, I have award-winning financial educator, host of the Brown Ambition podcast, and author of Get Good with Money Tiffany “the Budgetnista” Aliche. Tiffany shares her journey from being a preschool teacher making $39k a year to running a successful 8 figure business. Tiffany embarked on a career in teaching after graduating college because she genuinely loved it. She was crystal clear on who she was and what she needed to do to excel: do what she enjoyed. After losing...

Duration:01:04:23

208- How to Like Your Job, Even When You Hate It & Finding Peace and Happiness on the Path to Financial Freedom

4/2/2021
How do you enjoy the journey today? For the majority of us, the path to Financial Independence (FI) is a long emotional and mental marathon. This concept that once was an unattainable pipe dream, is starting to make more sense and become more real. However, is it worth it if you disdain the entire journey? In today’s solo episode, I share 6 tips on how to find peace and joy right now wherever you are on your road to FI. My hope is that after you tune in, you’re inspired to do the internal...

Duration:00:42:41

207- Surviving and Thriving as a Small Black Owned Business in a Pre & Post Pandemic World

3/31/2021
I am honored to bring you this week’s special episode featuring powerful stories of small Black business owners. Earlier this year, School of Thought, a creative agency, and one of it’s long-standing clients, Milliman, hosted a conference that brought together business leaders to discuss the obstacles Black entrepreneurs faced in the pandemic. They wanted to present their conference attendees with a short but impactful mini-podcast episode that captured what it's like to be a Black...

Duration:00:33:49

206- The Emotional and Mental Journey of Financial Independence and Finding Freedom Along the Way w/ Doc G

3/24/2021
What gives you joy and purpose? This week on the podcast, Doc G, a hospice physician and the host of the Earn & Invest podcast, shares the emotional and mental journey to reaching Financial Independence (FI). Doc G explains that often we see money as the goal, but money is a tool to get to where we really want. We can very easily chase the end goal of financial freedom and feel empty and lost once we reach there and lose our purpose. The journey shifts when we start by discovering our...

Duration:00:51:18

205- Stop Being Aimlessly Broke and Create a Money Management System That Works with Melody Wright

3/17/2021
What does it mean to be broke on purpose & not aimlessly broke? For this week’s guest, Melody Wright, it means intentionally not having any extra money left over after you put it through a money management system that allows you to thrive. Melody is the founder of Broke On Purpose. She is a trained PHd scientist who transitioned into personal finance after paying off $100k in debt in less than 3 years. She is also the author of the book, “Start Here: Your Guide to Building Your Money...

Duration:00:48:19

204- How Diania Paid off $30,000 of Debt, Quit Her Job & Achieved FI-Flexibility with Diania Merriam

3/10/2021
Can you imagine negotiating a virtual work arrangement with your employer that allows you to move across the country & take a 2 month sabbatical? That’s exactly what this week’s guest Diania Merriam did. Diania was able to move from NYC to Cincinnati and travelled to Spain for 2 months while keeping her NYC job . On the podcast, Diania shares how she paid off $30,000 in debt in 11 months, and reached the milestone of Coast FI (financial independence). Diania brings a rich and bold energy...

Duration:01:50:02

203- Tax Free Living: Tax Tips for Entrepreneurs, Side Hustlers, and W2 Employees with Carter Cofield

3/3/2021
Are you leaving a generous tip to the IRS every time you pay your taxes? Carter Cofield, this week’s podcast guest, is sharing tips on how to save yourself and your business money during tax season. Carter is a CPA, a Certified Public Accountant, and he genuinely enjoys talking about taxes. His goal is to educate people on how to make their taxes work for them. This episode is for you whether you are an entrepreneur, side hustler, or W2 employee. Tune in to hear how you can potentially...

Duration:00:45:07

202- Losing $300,000 of Your Life Savings in an Investment Deal Gone Wrong w/ Kierra Asnauskas

2/24/2021
What would you do if overnight you lost over $300,000 of your life savings in an investment deal gone wrong? Unfortunately, that’s what happened to this week’s guest, Kierra Asnauskas. Kierra and her husband went from coming close to their goal of reaching Financial Independence to losing it all and having to start all over again. Tune in to what I hope to be a cautionary and inspirational story on taking risks and being resilient in the face of adversity. In this episode you’ll learn: How...

Duration:00:50:49

201- How to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations With the People in Your Life w/ Erin Lowry

2/17/2021
Raise your hand if you’ve had an extremely awkward conversation about money with a coworker, friend, family member or romantic partner? You’re not alone, it happens more often than not and it can leave us feeling uncomfortable. This week on the podcast, my guest Erin Lowry of Broke Millennial shares how to effectively communicate about money with the people in your life. Erin’s third book, “Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories, and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial...

Duration:00:52:29

Ep 200: How to Use Trusts and Estate Plans to Build Intergenerational Wealth w/ Ifeoma Ibekwe

2/10/2021
Do you know how to build intergenerational wealth? This week on the podcast I Ifeoma “Iffy” Ibekwe joins us to share how to build real wealth through estate planning. Iffy shares why it is essential for us to have an estate plan and trust trust as part of our wealth building plan.. She also debunks barriers about the cost of estate planning and the requirements to start the estate planning process. Tune in to this week’s episode to learn how you can enjoy the wealth you create now and pass...

Duration:00:52:03