Ep. 96 — Son of a Breach

On today’s show:

-What can you do to protect your identity after the MASSIVE Equifax data breach? We’ve got you covered!

As mentioned on the show, check out the MagnifyMoney Guide to Credit Monitoring and Identity Theft Protection and our tips on what to do after the hack

-Happy 2nd Anniversary to us! Thanks for your continued support. If you haven’t shown your love for us in the iTunes reviews yet, PLEASE leave us a review…and don’t forget to tell a friend about the show! 🙂 

-Tiffany’s got a house update! Is it good news?


Today’s question comes from listener Tracy:

“What do I do when my landlord’s home goes into foreclosure and they want to evict me?”

For more information on how you can protect yourself in this situation, check out this article from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 


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September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 95 — When Credit Debt Spirals Out of Control; How to Tell When You’re Growing vs. Struggling at Work; #BlackGirlMagic Wins

Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday! That’s right ? Brown Ambition is now airing Wednesday mornings. 

On today’s show… 

-Mandi shares the truth about struggling at work ? sometimes the struggle is really proof that you’re growing. 

-Tiffany has a housing update! Find out what happened with the foreclosure property she and Super Man placed a bid on this month.

-We have got to talk about that Maria Sharapova quote about Serena Williams….

Today’s Question: Did my credit card company really just cancel my account because I fell behind on payments? 

Wins: Issa Rae is the newest CoverGirl ? what?!

*Correction: During last week’s episode Mandi mistakenly confused Philando Castille with Alton B. Sterling — Sterling was the man who was gunned down by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana last year. Philando Castille, in whose name the fund “Philando Feeds the Children” was created to help fund school lunches, was gunned down by an officer in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. 

Apologies for the mix up! And thanks to listener Kimiko for alerting us to the error.

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September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 94 — Hump Day Goals

Sorry, Tuesday, Brown Ambition has found a new bae call Wednesday!

Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 13 catch new episodes of Brown Ambition every Wednesday!

Sorry in advance for all the bad hump day jokes…



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September 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 93 — So…I Hate My Job! What Do I Do Now?

ATTENTION BA FAM: Beginning Sept. 13, Brown Ambition will be airing on Wednesday mornings! We are giving you a heads up so we don’t catch anyone by surprise. 

Enjoy the show!

As ever, please send us a note at brownambitionpodcast.com.

And while you’re at it, please leave us a review! 🙂

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August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 92 — The Student Debt Show of Your Dreams ft. Financial Aid Expert Angela Howze

It’s finally here, BA Fam! A show entirely dedicated to YOUR questions about student loan debt. 

We are joined by Angela Howze, a financial aid expert and owner of the Financial Literacy Institute, a nonprofit company that aims to help students and their families plan and pay for college without drowning in debt.ind, you can change your money, and you can change your life.”

Here are some of the topics we cover on today’s show:

  • How do I catch up on loans when I’m 3-6 months behind on payments? (i.e. Student Loan Rehabilitation)
  • Can I defer my loan more than once?
  • The key to qualifying for Public Service Loan Forgiveness ? enrolling in an income-driven repayment plan.
  • The future of Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • Qualifying jobs for PSLF
  • Fixed rate vs. variable rate student loans
  • How to pay for grad school
  • What happens when your college says you owe a debt for unpaid tuition?
  • How Tiffany REALLY got her federal student loan forgiven
  • How to save an additional 15% off your student loan debt if you can make a lump sum payment

To find a list of resources mentioned on the show, check out this Google Doc link > 

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August 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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