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Top Ten Podcast Episodes of ALL TIME

It’s been another great year for the Brunch & Budget Podcast! This year, we reached across the pond for an interview with Social Commentator Rants N Bants #DDJA. Back at home, we continued our relationship with Prosperity Now, and the Racial Wealth Divide Initiative, airing interviews with their American Financial Capabilities Initiative as our 200th Read more about Top Ten Podcast Episodes of ALL TIME[…]

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Top 10 most popular b&b podcasts in 2016

  It’s been another great year for the Brunch & Budget Podcast! We’ve had some amazing opportunities in 2016 to partner with great organizations like the CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development), started a new interview series called #DeadDayJobArmy featuring entrepreneurs of color, and crossed over 130 shows providing financial education, advice, and context for how big Read more about Top 10 most popular b&b podcasts in 2016[…]

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Forget financially literate, here’s how to become financially capable | Money for the Weekend

April is Financial Literacy Month (among other things) and we hear these words together a lot, but what does it really mean to be financially literate? And if we’re going to ask that question, then I have to ask, does being financially literate mean you actually have your finances together? In the process of digging Read more about Forget financially literate, here’s how to become financially capable | Money for the Weekend[…]

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How do you know what progress looks like when it comes to your finances?

I was talking to a friend last week about her finances (of course) and one of the things she said that really struck me was that she had no idea what progress looked like when it came to her money. This same week, I had several clients separately – and excitedly – share with me that they either paid Read more about How do you know what progress looks like when it comes to your finances?[…]

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The F*ck Off Fund and how to be your own financial advocate

A friend and I went shoe shopping in Herald Square this week. I thought I was good at haggling, but watching her work the sales associates made me feel like I’ve overpaid for everything my entire life because I just didn’t take it there. “Are there any deals or discounts we should know about?” she would Read more about The F*ck Off Fund and how to be your own financial advocate[…]

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How to save money, in spite of yourself

I never do this, but I actually re-listened to our Saving & Investing episode on Bondfire Radio this week (Week 3 of the 5-Week Financial Plan!) and took notes! I had designs for the show to go in one direction, and it went in a completely, unexpected, magical direction instead. You see, the concept of Read more about How to save money, in spite of yourself[…]

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Does this question feel too dumb to ask?

So… what is a financial plan anyway? This might be one of those questions where you feel like you should know the answer, but you also feel a little silly for not actually knowing the answer, so you never ask. I know I was afraid to ask when first started in the industry. It seems Read more about Does this question feel too dumb to ask?[…]

"How to crush your income goals in 2016"

How to crush your income goals in 2016

When people think of personal finances or financial planning, we often think we’ll be told to spend less and save more. It’s money we feel like we can control because it’s already in our hands. Worrying about the money you already have has its limits though. There’s only so much less you can spend and Read more about How to crush your income goals in 2016[…]

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How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday

One of the things I always knew in the back of my head that I would have to do when I decided to do Brunch & Budget full time is actually sell my services to prospective clients. It might be why it took so long to quit my day job in the first place. The Read more about How I got over my fear of selling (mostly) | Brunch on a Wednesday[…]