Ep. 170 — When Paying Off Your Mortgage Doesn’t…

Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday…and welcome back Tiffany!

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On today’s show, we cover:

-The repercussions of cosigning for a friend’s student loan (or any loan for that matter)
-Why using your extra cash to pay down your mortgage might not be the best idea, contrary to belief. 
-The worst things you can do during a job interview

April 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 177 — How We Really Feel About Dave Ramsey’s Anti-Credit Card Policy

On today’s show, we tackle a ton of hot topics, including taking your questions on:

-The best side hustles for folks who are time-challenged
-How we really feel about using credit cards (and Dave Ramsey’s long-standing rule against plastic)
-How the bro-iness of the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement misses the mark with women of color (NY Times)

June 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 176 — Classic Brown Ambition

On Today’s Episode

Just Tiffany & I being brown and ambitious.

June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 175 — The College Graduation Gift Heard ‘Round the World

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May 29th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 174 — When That Clever Tweet Could Cost You Your Job

On today’s show:

-#EatingBreakfastWhileBlack is now a thing, thanks to one woman who took it upon herself to Twitter shame a D.C. transit worker for eating her breakfast en route to her next shift.
-Fresh Off the Boat actress Constance Wu got dragged for some poorly timed/thought out tweets about her show’s success
-What the Trump/China trade war means for your wallet

And we take YOUR questions from Instagram on investing in real estate property.

Have a question you’d like us to answer? Shoot us a DM on the ‘gram @brownambitionpodcast or e-mail us at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com.

May 15th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep. 173 — When Money Issues Threaten Your Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and we have a message for those of you struggling with financial stress….IT GETS BETTER.

On today’s show, we’ll talk about ways we’ve coped with financial hardships in our past and present.

As mentioned on the show:

Mushroom suits — the affordable burial alternative (BBC)
Roth IRA vs 529 plan for kid college savings (TaxSlayer)
The best place to stash your emergency fund (MagnifyMoney)

May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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