Ash Cash* worked his way up from bank teller to bank branch manager to the CEO of a credit union over the course of a decade. He also nearly lost his Bronx, NY home during the 2008 housing crisis. In this special episode of Brown Ambition, we invited Ash to relive those trying days and share the steps he took to help his family get back on track.
“I ate my humble pie and learned from it,” Cash said in today’s interview. “That’s what opened my eyes to residual income and having your money work for you.”
About Ash: Ash Cash is the author of seven (!) personal finance books and the founder and Chief Financial Educator at MindRight Money Management, a Financial Education and Media company that aims to help people manage their money better in order to live the life that they want.
*This episode originally aired Feb. 6, 2019.
On today’s show:
We tackle a question from a listener who is afraid that her own fears about losing money are costing her crucial wealth building opportunities. Later in the show, we take on a tough question about an underwater car loan (ugh!) and weigh the pros and cons of getting to know your neighbors.
On today’s show:
We answer a question from a listener who says she was embarrassed to learn she accepted a salary $7,000 less than the market rate for her position. We offer some tips on how she can negotiate a raise…after she’s already accepted the offer.
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One of us has a very exciting announcement on today’s show! 😉 You don’t want to miss it.
Also on today’s show we cover:
-Did Mandi’s Twitter campaign against LG/Best Buy save her $900 and a new dishwasher?
-Can you negotiate with your auto lender to pay off your loan for less?
-Is it too late to start investing after 40?
-Who’s *really* behind the #NotMyAriel protest?
-The new James Bond is blowing our minds
We asked our listeners to share their childcare cost stories, and you did not hold back! On today’s show, we dive into the reader mailbag to hear from listeners spending tens of thousands of dollars per year on childcare.
We also take questions from listener Scott, who wants to know if using a credit repair firm “piggybacking” technique can rescue his credit and Ashley who wants to know if investing in one type of mutual fund is enough.
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Remember, we are happy to take questions and share what we know, but we are not investing experts nor are we certified financial planners. Always consult a professional if you’re looking to make a big financial decision.