Brown Ambition

Brown Ambition

Every Wednesday Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! Your hosts are personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of the New York Time's bestseller "Get Good With Money". Got a question? Call or text us at 844-858-8080.

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November 24, 2021 67 min
Happy Wednesday BA Fam and Happy Thanksgiving! This week we're throwing it back to one of our favorite special guest hosts Delyanne Barros, a Brazilian-born attorney-turned-investing coach who is empowering people of color to learn how to invest and build wealth. Delyanne has overcome so many challenges to achieve her dream of retiring early (and taking her mom with her!) in Portugal and we can’t wait for you to hear her extrao...
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Hey BA Fam! Happy Almost-thanksgiving. To show our gratitude this holiday season we're throwing it back to one of our favorite episodes from this year featuring the fabulous Jamila Souffrant from Journey To Launch. It started as a blog initially, chronicling her expedition to reach financial independence. After one year of logging her transformational growth to Financial Independence, the blog piqued the interest of a larger au...
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Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A! This week we're covering: When does it make sense to use credit unions? Can you buy your way to early retirement? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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November 10, 2021 47 min
Happy Wednesday BA fam! This week we're doing a business check in. Mandi and Tiffany give updates on their businesses and discuss if it's time to get a business coach. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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November 5, 2021 11 min
Hey BA Fam its Friday and that means we're back with another BA Q&A. This week we're covering: Refinancing student loans Pension and social security Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Hey BA Fam! We're back after a much needed break. This week we're talking about the importance of mental health, pivoting your career, and creating a community. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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October 28, 2021 21 min
Hey BA Fam! We're off this week but we couldn't leave you without a dose of BA Content so here's a special throwback Thursday episode with a spooky twist. What is zombie debt, and what does a statute of limitations mean for credit card debt? Some ways to think about prioritizing debt by thinking through the true cost of the debt How to help your parents make decisions about buying and selling a house We'll be b...
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October 22, 2021 20 min
It's Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A. This week we're covering: Is now a good time to sell your home? What is a Restricted Stock Units (RSU) ? How to ask for a bonus with a new job offer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Happy Wednesday BA fam! We're so excited to be joined this week by the founder of "Trade and Travel", Teri Ijeoma. Teri is an entrepreneur and former teacher just like Tiffany. She now teaches people to trade intentionally to find financial freedom. Free Webinar: https://www.tradeandtravel.com/ Trade and Travel Course: https://investwithteri.com/?affcode=213134_vvcps8-o Website: https://teriijeoma.com/ Contact: http...
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Happy Friday BA Fam! This week's Q&A episode is in honor of breast cancer awareness month. We're honored to be joined by stand-up comedian, actress and breast cancer survivor Marina Franklin. Marina dives into her diagnoses, the financial burden of cancer and her comedy special "Single Black Female". Follow Marina Breast Cancer Screening Guidelines Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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October 13, 2021 50 min
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're talking about the importance of negotiating pay for your own work. Plus, Tiffany is getting more comfortable calling herself a millionaire! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Hey BA Fam! Happy Friday! We're back with another BA Q&A: What is the best way to increase your credit score after learning from your mistakes? Should you wait to buy a home? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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October 6, 2021 55 min
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're calling out those who take other people's work and try to pass it off as their own, there's no future in fronting! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Hey BA Fam! Happy Friday! We're back with another BA Q&A: Should you hold off on paying loans for President Biden's possible student loan forgiveness? Does paying off old credit cards help or hurt your credit? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Hey BA Fam! It's Wednesday again and we're honored to be joined by social justice advocate and award-winning author Christine Platt, also known as the Afrominimalist. Her most recent book "The Afrominimalist’s Guide to Living w/Less" is available now. Follow Christine: https://www.afrominimalist.com https://www.instagram.com/afrominimalist/?hl=en https://www.christineaplatt.com https://bookshop.org/books/the-afr...
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September 24, 2021 23 min
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q&A. This week Mandi and guest host Delyanne Barros take listener questions. How can you kick your online shopping addiction? Is there such thing as over-saving for retirement? Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Happy Wednesday BA Fam! September is Hispanic Heritage Month and this week Mandi is joined by special guest host Delyanne Barros, a Brazilian-born attorney-turned-investing coach who is empowering people of color to learn how to invest and build wealth. Delyanne has overcome so many challenges to achieve her dream of retiring early (and taking her mom with her!) in Portugal and we can’t wait for you to hear her extraordinary story....
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September 17, 2021 21 min
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Do kids start with no credit or bad credit? How can you build your Childs credit? What to do with a loan refund check. Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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September 15, 2021 45 min
Happy Wednesday BA Fam! This week we're talking about THAT controversial Instagram post from social justice leader Tamika D Mallory where she takes on “lazy” people and gives some… questionable tough love. It’s caused all kinds of debate and we are here to have our own! Here are the black owned businesses we shouted out this week! Hummingbird Candle Co. Butter Bar Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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September 10, 2021 25 min
Happy Friday BA Fam! We're back with another BA Q and A! This week we'll cover: Should you have to choose your career over maternity leave? How to save for both a wedding and a mortgage. Until next Friday hit us up with your questions @BrownAmbitionPodcast on IG and through email at BrownAmbitionPodcast@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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