Ep 257 – The Hypergamy Debate

Have you ever heard of hypergamy? Wikipedia defines it as “the act or practice of a person marrying a spouse of higher caste or social status than themselves.” Plenty of women today are actually following hypergamy in their relationships. Tiff fell down a YouTube rabbit hole and she’s got questions…(3:18)

Other highlights:

  • Stimmys are coming! What should we be doing with them? (31:58)
  • How do students and dependents get their checks? (33:53)
  • Whether you should open a UGMA account for your child (35:49)
  • What the child tax credit in the stimulus bill is all about (42:32)

Check out the links below for more:

Order Tiffany’s Book

Get Good With Money Summit

Vote for Tiff in the NAACP Image Awards

School of Affluence

March 18th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 256 – The Princess Diaries Was a Lie

It’s BA Wednesday and we got the royal tea for you this week. We talk about:

Speaking of questions, we have a new way for you to connect with us so you can ask us your questions. You can now call and leave us a voicemail at 844-858-8080. We can’t WAIT to hear from you!

We’ve got a brown break for some racist security guard and some Brown Boosts for Ava DuVernay and for Tiff being nominated for an NAACP IMAGE AWARD (WHAT?)

Check out these links for more:

Pre-order Tiffany’s book

Video of Tiffany’s (virtual) White House Visit

What’s in the Stimulus Bill? A Guide to Where the $1.9 Trillion Is Going

Amanda Gorman, inaugural poet, ‘tailed’ by security guard on her walk home

Array Crew: A resource to find Black and Brown filmmaking talent

March 10th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 255 – We Need to Talk About Digital Blackface

Happy BA Wednesday, fam. This one gets deep quick. This week we got…

  • What is digital blackface and is it really a problem? (3:42)
  • Tiff’s going to the WHITE HOUSE (virtually)! (26:00)
  • A great listener question about IRAs, and how many of them you can have. (33:27)
  • A little more discussion on the question of “picking someone’s brain” and how we should set those boundaries (38:20)
  • Some Brown Boosts for Chadwick Boseman, Peloton, a listener’s financial win, and a Facebook group we love (48:45)

Don’t forget to rate and subscribe to the show wherever you listen, and share us with your friends. Love you!

Check out the links below for more:

Brown Ambition Merch Store

Kids Know Chadwick Boseman

Get Good With Money

March 3rd, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 254 – Girlfriends, Not Gurus

We almost called this episode “D*ve R*msey is Trash — The Sequel”.

We were overwhelmed by the response to last week’s show. Thank you so much for the support!

For more on the shady history of DR’s corporation, check out this article from Religion News Service. It’s worth the read, along with the full response from the DR team.

But the real reason we want to talk about DR again is that last week his podcast was DETHRONED from the number one spot for financial shows on Apple Podcasts for personal finance. He was taken out by our friends Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings of Earn Your Leisure. Shine on!

And after a word on the difference between finance gurus and finance girlfriends, we got to a really good listener question…

(40:30) $40,000 in debt…where do I start?!

Check out the links below to read more!

Is Dave Ramsey’s empire the ‘best place to work in America’? Say no and you’re out

Full Ramsey Solutions Response

Earn Your Leisure Podcast

Discover Credit Scorecard

Greenwood Bank

Pre-order Tiffany’s Book

Brown Ambition Merch Store

February 24th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ep 253 – The D*ve R*msey Read

Our buddy DR had some things to say about stimulus checks and student debt this week (3:11). Tiffany has some thoughts about that (7:20). And after we get done with the dragging, we got a really good question from a listener named Jane (29:25). Jane wants to leave her job to start her own business, and she’s got a few questions about how to get financially ready for that. After we take a second to give her a round of applause for doing an amazing job with her finances thus far, we get to talking about how hard the life of an entrepreneur can be. Do you need to quit your job to start your business (31:10)? Is it okay to contribute a little less to your 401k (34:20).

There’s a lot to think about here, and Tiff gets real real about it (45:20).

When you’re done listening, this is the list of financial educators we want you to know about:

Patrice C Washington

Jully-Alma Taveras – Investing Latina

Popcorn Finance Podcast

Anna N’Jie-Konte

Farnoosh Torabi

Journey To Launch

Check out the links below for more:

Anna N’Jie-Konte’s IG post about her former coworker

Pre-Order Tiffany’s book

9 startling facts that show just how hard the student-debt crisis is hurting Black Americans

Home appraisal for Black couple skyrockets after white friend pretends to be homeowner

The Noodle Budget


Who is Whitney Wolfe Herd? Bumble app founder becomes newest self-made billionaire

And as always, don’t forget to stop by the BA merch store to get some swag!

February 17th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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