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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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Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent

Dyalekt and I were lucky to celebrate Canada’s Independence Day in Canada and America’s Independence Day in America this year. So we thought we do a video on how to become financially independent! Watch this quick video on the number one way to create financial independence and be in control of your money: We’ve done a number of Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent[…]

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Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let Anyone Define Your Grind

Dyalekt and I celebrated Juneteenth last week in Ashland, OR, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In honor of the celebration, we shot a video on the economics of fried chicken and watermelon and why it’s so important to let no one (NO ONE) define your grind: There is no such thing as what an entrepreneur Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let Anyone Define Your Grind[…]

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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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How to talk to your honey about money

Maybe it’s the last thing you want to talk about, maybe it’s the first thing on your mind when you meet someone, and chances are one of you feels one way and one of you feels the other. Talking about money is never easy. We were never taught how to talk about it without feeling Read more about How to talk to your honey about money[…]

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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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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?[…]

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The very important difference between passion and purpose

We wrapped up our incredible October Entrepreneur Month with a recap show this last Sunday that included a bonus interview with Neelam Brar, CEO and founder of District Cowork. One of the biggest takeaways we had from speaking to all these entrepreneurs is that it’s not just about doing what you love or following your passion. Read more about The very important difference between passion and purpose[…]

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Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur

I didn’t mean to, but it’s been on my mind lately, and these two posts coincidentally came out at the same time. I wrote a post for Maker’s Row that elaborates on the original radio show we did about why you should never retire. And most recently, here’s an excerpt from my post on FreelancetoFreedomProject.com: Read more about Two Guest Blog Pieces on “Retirement” for the Freelancer/Entrepreneur[…]