Ep – 266 How Do You Make a Unicorn Culture?

In her business, Tiffany calls her team the “Unicorn Squad.” We need to have a talk about how we create a “Unicorn Culture.” The old ways of doing work are dying and we say let them die. You want to talk a meeting while you’re out on a walk, why not? We had a great talk this week about how to value your employees as people instead of money generating machines.

Then we’re on to your questions, this week we’ll talk about:

  • (28:15) Is there really a housing bubble happening right now? 
  • 36:22) Paying off my debt has lowered my credit score, how can I start to recover it?

And this week we’re also giving a big Brown Boost to Mandi’s new website https://www.mandimoney.com/

Check out the links below for more:

https://www.magnifymoney.com/

https://www.creditcards.com/

May 20th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 265 – Surviving (And Thriving) Through a Pandemic w/Double Dutch Aerobics

Happy BA Wednesday! This week we’re bringing you another interview from an amazing and inspirational couple, Sean and Michelle Clark from Double Dutch Aerobics. We’ll hear from them about:

  • How their business was impacted by the pandemic (9:40)
  • How their community came through for them in their time of need (36:04)
  • How they’re coming back stronger after surviving the pandemic (39:45)
  • The value of multiple income streams in helping survive the pandemic (44:47)

Learn more about the amazing work Sean and Michelle are doing at https://www.doubledutchaerobics.com/.

Also check out our small business boosts:

Kier Gaines: https://www.instagram.com/kiergaines/?hl=en

Starwalker Industries: https://starwalkerindustries.com/

May 12th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 264 – Planning Your Kids’ Financial Futures w/Helen Ngo

BA Fam, this week we’re super excited to bring you another great interview. One of our financial favs Helen Ngo is back to talk to us about how we plan finances for our kids. We’ll talk about:

  • The difference between tactics and strategy when planning for your kids financial future (21:50)
  • Why is college the first (and sometimes only) thing we think about when planning for our kids’ financial future? (24:40)
  • A few alternatives to the ever popular (and overhyped?) 529 plan (32:40)
  • When is the right time to start? (41:41)

Check out the links below for more:

Investopedia’s Complete Guide to 529 Plans

What Is a Roth IRA?

How Do UTMA Accounts Work?

Capital Benchmark Partners

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Fee Only Network

XY Planning Network

May 5th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 263 – Dreams Are Free

Happy BA Wednesday! Let’s talk about mindset. It’s not the solution for everything, but it can make SUCH a difference in your life. This week we cover:

  • Why dreaming big and working big aren’t the same thing (11:32)
  • An activity you can use to dream big and shift your mindset (19:50)
  • What Sesame Street can teach us about mindset (28:37)
  • What’s the mindset difference between a millionaire and a billionaire (35:05)

Then we’ll get to your questions about debt versus savings (42:55) and how to find a competent and trustworthy financial advisor 49:50).

Come hang out with us April 28th with The 19th* at 1pm Eastern. They’ve invited us to go live with them to answer questions about managing finances in a pandemic. You can send in questions here, and register to join us here. We’ll see you there!

Don’t forget you can call/text us your questions for Brown Ambition at 844-858-8080. And as always you can DM us on Insta @brownambitionpodcast or email us at brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com.

Check out the links below for more:

The Get Good With Money Toolkit

The National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Fee Only Network

XY Planning Network

Matt McGorry Post on Patrisse Cullors

Numberblocks

Alphablocks

This 12-year-old prodigy is heading off to college. She aspires to be a NASA scientist

April 28th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 262 – Your Magic Wand is Working

We know last week was rough. But we decided we’re not going to dwell on Black trauma this week. This week we’re going to talk about

  • Mandi’s Zen Den makeover (2:55)
  • Tiff’s newest wisdom from Dr. Greene (5:27)
  • Should you take advantage of your employer’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan? (19:50)
  • And where’s best to park your home downpayment savings (26:35)

Don’t forget you can call/text your questions to: 844-858-8080

And if your question is longer or more complicated, you can still hit us up on IG @brownambition podcast or email brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com

Check out the links below for more:

Employee Stock Purchase Plans

You can and should still buy Tiffany’s book if you haven’t!

Economist who says racism costs the U.S. $16 trillion explains the math

April 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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