Ep. 91: When You Have To Be Your Own Best Advocate

If there’s one thing we’ve taken away from the past weekend’s sad events in Charlottesville, it’s the need to continue to call it like we see it ? whether that “it” is racism, bigotry, sexism, terrorism, or any targeted attack on a certain group of people. 

We’ve all got eyes, hearts, and lives of our own. And they can’t tell us what we are seeing, feeling and experiencing isn’t real. 

On today’s show, we also discuss the importance of being your own self advocate in your life and especially in your career ? even if it feels like the most uncomfortable thing in the world. 

Thank you for your continued support! Please leave us a review on iTunes to let us know how you feel about the show.

xx Yours in Brown Ambition,

Mandi & Tiffany

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August 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 90 — Find Your Travel Tribe

Evita Robinson, Founder of the Nomadness Travel Tribe, joins the show to talk about how she created the company from scratch at the forefront of the black millennial travel movement, her plans to grow and how she deals with her competitors. 

This episode originally aired June 27.

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August 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 89 — Reclaiming Our Time! Black Women’s Equal Pay Day; and Why Paying Your Credit Card Off Early Can Actually Hurt Your Score

Another packed show, BA Fam!

We wish you all a happy Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. 

Check out this report by the Economic Policy Institute on the gender/racial pay gap that is effecting women of color in the U.S. ? and some myths about why Black women are still so far behind in the fight for equal pay.

As always, stop by brownambitionpodcast.com to reach out with questions. 

And please don’t forget to leave us a review on iTunes! Your support helps us keep growing more and more with each episode.

 

xx

Mandi & Tiffany

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August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 88 — Medical Billing Nightmares and How to Solve Them

Welcome back, BA Fam!

On today’s show, we swap medical billing nightmares and take a question from listener Latoya who says she was pursued for a medical debt she didn’t owe. We offer tips on how to fight back when debts appear on your credit report that you know you don’t owe, and share how Latoya was able to resolve her own medical billing nightmare. 

As mentioned on the show, here’s a link to https://clearhealthcosts.com/, where you can compare prices for many medical procedures in different ZIP codes. 

Also, if you are looking for legal assistance fighting back against debt collectors, check out this list of legal aid resources by state on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau website. 

Have a question for us? Hit us up at brownambitionpodcast.com. 

 

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July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 87 — Fibroids and Finances

On today’s show…

Tiffany does a quick debrief on Jay Z’s 4:44 album and the financial lessons hidden in the lyrics…

Mandi recaps her visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

Tiffany gives us a big health update after an awkward (?) yet educational visit to the doctor  

We take a question from a listener who wants to know how she can prepare when she knows she’ll be laid off and has nearly $40,000 worth of debt at the same time. 

A recent survey found the average U.S. employee has only taken about half (54%) of their PTO days in the past 12 month. And we have just one question: BUT WHY THO???

Link mentioned in the show: 

MagnifyMoney’s Balance Transfer comparison tool

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July 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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