Ep 215 – If Now is a Good Time To Invest, Where Do I Start?

Last week, Mandi talked about having hard conversations, and this week, Tiffany had one! Listen in to find out more.

As always, we’re answering your questions, like:

-Since federal student loan payments have been waived until September, what should I do with the money that would normally go to my loan balance each month?

-What are some of the pros and cons of putting your money into a money market account?

-If now is a good time to invest, how do I start?

Check out these links for more:

Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person

Reach out with your questions to brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast

May 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 214 – The Check In

This week we’re taking some time to check in on each other. We’re making hard phone calls and having hard conversations, and giving ourselves A BREAK.

We’re also answering questions like:

-what’s going on with this rent strike movement in New York?

-I’m trying to save for a house, but I have medical debt that I can’t afford to pay, what should I do?

Check out these links for more resources:

For pro bono financial planning work for underserved communities: https://www.onefpa.org/Pages/ProBonoPlanning.aspx

IRS info about the economic impact payments: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments

File for unemployment insurance: https://www.careeronestop.org/

Mortgage relief programs and tips: https://www.lendingtree.com/home/mortgage/pay-mortgage-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/

Guide for small biz owners impacted by Covid-19: https://www.lendingtree.com/business/emergency-business-loan-resources/

Reach out with your questions to brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast

April 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 213 – The Turmoil is Real!

Happy Wednesday, BA fam!

Why is Suze Orman is telling people to spend money on their credit cards right now? Get the scoop on this and other money questions this week like:

  • Should we dip into our savings to pay for my husband’s nursing school?
  • Online savings account interest rates are dropping, is now a bad time to open one?

If you receive social security and didn’t get money for a qualifying dependent, go here to find out what you need to do. The deadline is 4-22!

Magnify Money Online Savings Account comparisons: https://www.magnifymoney.com/compare/savings-account/

Find a local food bank to get help from or donate to: https://www.feedingamerica.org/find-your-local-foodbank

IRS info about the economic impact payments: https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus-tax-relief-and-economic-impact-payments

File for unemployment insurance: https://www.careeronestop.org/

Mortgage relief programs and tips: https://www.lendingtree.com/home/mortgage/pay-mortgage-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/

Guide for small biz owners impacted by Covid-19: https://www.lendingtree.com/business/emergency-business-loan-resources/

As always, please reach out with your questions to brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast

April 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 212 – Covid-19 Scams Are On the Rise…Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Hey BA Fam – On this week’s show, we’re taking on scammers and price gougers, giving you the tools and information to keep your finances safe.

For more information check out:

Find Out When Your Stimulus Check is Coming via IRS

FTC Coronavirus Scams Help Site

7 Common Covid-19 Scams Explained

April 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 211 – More COVID-19 Money Questions Answered

As we move into the 3rd or 4th week of staying home, COVID-19 is still affecting almost every area of our lives. We’re talking about how to cope. We’re going to tell you about how we’re taking care of our mental health, our families, and our businesses. 

Last week we talked a lot about the stimulus checks many of us will be getting. This week we’re also talking about how this bill affects small businesses, freelancers, and other 1099 workers.

Then as always, we’re answering YOUR questions, including:

  • I haven’t filed my taxes in two years. What do I need to do to qualify for a stimulus check?
  • I thought the president suspended student loan payments. My servicer is telling me my full payment is due. What do I do?
  • I was planning on opening a credit card this month, should I wait?

Student Loan Forbearance Info: https://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus

Application for SBA Disaster Relief Loans: https://covid19relief.sba.gov/#/

File for unemployment insurance: https://www.careeronestop.org/

Mortgage relief programs and tips: https://www.lendingtree.com/home/mortgage/pay-mortgage-amid-coronavirus-outbreak/

Guide for small biz owners impacted by Covid-19: https://www.lendingtree.com/business/emergency-business-loan-resources/

As always, please reach out with your questions to brownambitionpodcast@gmail.com or hit us up on Instagram @brownambitionpodcast

April 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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