So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

So Money with Farnoosh Torabi

Host Farnoosh Torabi is an award-winning financial strategist, TV host and bestselling author. So Money brings inspiring money strategies and stories straight from today's top business minds, authors and influencers. What was their financial journey and how do they master their money today? Hear from inspiring individuals and learn about their financial philosophies, wins, failures and habits. Plus, their secret guilty pleasures. On Fridays, tune in as Farnoosh answers your biggest questions about money, career, guests, you name it. Submit your question for Farnoosh at www.SoMoneyPodcast.com.... Show More

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July 8, 2020 32 min
How to find meaningful work right now? How to be a true Ally in the workplace and how to reframe your career ambitions in the near future? We're talking managing your career in a pandemic and recession with Lauren McGoodwin, founder of the Career Contessa and author of the new book POWER MOVES: How Women Can Pivot, Reboot, and Build a Career of Purpose. Lauren's book is a much-needed handbook filled with practical informati...
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Rodneyse Bichotte is the first Haitian-American woman elected in New York City, representing Brooklyn as the Assemblymember and State Committee Woman / District Leader for New York State’s 42nd Assembly District. She represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood and Ditmas Park in Brooklyn.  We discuss how a life-changing accident at the age of ten led Rodneyse to a career in public service, key initiatives she is working to pass to ...
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In this episode of Ask Farnoosh, host Farnoosh Torabi and guest Georgia Lee Hussey, CFP and CEO of Modernist Financial, address recent questions posed by listeners. What are the best credit cards for big purchases? Should I take out a student loan or pay for school in cash? Should I tap my home equity line of credit to renovate my home? And much more. Plus, Farnoosh selects 3 iTunes reviewers to each receive a free 15-minute money ...
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Joining me today is the new Editor-in-Chief of NextAdvisor, Adam Auriemma. NextAdvisor is a brand new personal finance platform that just launched earlier this summer, in partnership with Time Magazine. I am a contributing editor for the platform and my first piece is about how we bought a house in the pandemic (all the behind-the-scenes!). The site is full of timely and important content related to financial wellness and making sm...
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In our final installment for Black Wealth Matters, we welcome Tiffany Dufu. She is founder and CEO of The Cru. Their algorithm matches circles of women who collaborate to meet their personal and professional goals. She’s also the author of the bestselling book ​Drop the Ball: Achieving More by Doing Less​. According to foreword contributor Gloria Steinem, Drop the Ball is “important, path-breaking, intimate and brave.” Tiffany and ...
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The newest guest in our #BlackWealthMatters series is entrepreneur Yemi Rose. He is the founder of OfColor, a digital financial wellness platform focused on providing content and banking tools built around how people of color save, spend, and build our legacies differently. We discuss the role financial services has played and continues to play in widening the racial wealth gap. Growing up in Jamaica and the differences of “being...
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Back by popular demand is Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche. She shares her personal challenges with building wealth, all while building a multi-million dollar business. Also: Why she distanced herself from the FinCon events and her latest appearance on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. More about Tiffany: She is an award-winning teacher of financial education and is quickly becoming America’s favorite, personal financial educator. Th...
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According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, 15.7% of NFL players have filed for bankruptcy within twelve years of retiring. A Sports Illustrated article reports that 78% of NFL players and 60% of NBA players face major financial challenges post retirement. Dominique Stapleton is not only a sports agent, she is a financial educator to her clients who desperately need literacy and guidance. After working with athletes on t...
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We welcome entrepreneur Rachel Rodgers back to the show to talk about how business owners can go beyond the traditional lip service of "supporting" supporting Black Lives Matters and actually serving as Allies and practicing anti-racism within their companies. Rachel is a woman of color, a mother of four and a seven-figure business owner — in that order. Rachel started her career working as a lawyer with nonprofits, federal...
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A new Northwestern University study based on data from the Federal Reserve estimates that on average for every dollar of accumulated wealth that white families have, many black families have just one cent. Our guests Talaat and Tai McNeely, founders of His and Her Money, are on a mission to help change that quotient. The McNeely's are Financial Educators and co-authors of Money Talks: The Ultimate Couple's Guide To Communic...
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Today’s guest is my former editorial assistant and right hand guy, Donovan X Ramsey, who first appeared on the show in 2015. As a friend and accomplished journalist focusing on the topic of black identity, politics and patterns of power in America, I wanted to catch up with Donovan for my #BlackWealthMatters series. Key takeaways from our interview: How Donovan's upcoming book, When Crack Was King, chronicles the 1980's an...
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Stephanie Vaught, J.D. is a Gen X Financial Coach and Founder of Social Money Finance, LLC. Her company specializes in teaching effective money management and helping people build a life they love. Stephanie was born and raised in Detroit, MI. She attended Detroit Public Schools and received a B.A. from Michigan State University in 2000. In 2007, Stephanie graduated with a Juris Doctor and concentration in Litigation from Thomas M....
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Queen Latifah made her first big splash onto the music scene at age 19, with the release of her hit rap single “Ladies, First.” For the next three decades, the Newark, New Jersey native would go on to build a multi-faceted and dynamic career as a musician, actress, producer and philanthropist, blazing a trail for other Black female artists.  I recently sat down with Queen during her press tour for The Queen Collective, her latest e...
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Dr. Nicole Garner Scott is the Atlanta-based founder of Amount Financial Services. She is dedicated to creating financial breathing room for households of underrepresented communities. She has created wide-scale programs to empower others to change their financial trajectories, focused on legacy building and generational wealth.  Dr. Scott is a sought-after speaker and received an honorary doctorate for her work in business from th...
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Continuing our Black Wealth Matters series with Minda Harts, founder of The Memo LLC, a career development company for women of color, and author of The Memo: What Women of Color Need to Know to Secure a Seat at the Table. An Assistant Professor of Public Service of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, she is also a sought-after speaker on the topic of workplace diversity and inclusion. She lives in New York Ci...
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Over the years many outstanding Black individuals who fought racism and oppression to achieve personal wealth and career success have graced my podcast. For the next 10 episodes - from today June 3rd through June 24 - I’ll be re-sharing and re-amplifying some of their voices and work, their stories of resilience, hard work and triumph. I’m calling this series BLACK WEALTH MATTERS.  I announced this on Instagram earlier in the week....
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From how to spend the stimulus check to mortgage forbearance and rent negotiations, Lauren Silbert, VP and General Manager of personal finance website TheBalance.com shares some of the top searches on the site - and answers to people's biggest money questions. More about Lauren: She was named a “Corporate Champion” in Folio Magazine’s 2019 Top Women in Media Awards. She also appears in print, broadcast and streaming media as a ...
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This week's Ask Farnoosh covers more real estate ground, as well as questions about investing for retirement. Farnoosh also shares her homebuyer checklist for anyone interested in purchasing a home this year.
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Sticking with the week's theme of real estate, Tracy Tutor, star of Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles, joins the show with details of the behind-the-scenes housing activity in the Los Angeles area. Tracy is a mother, entrepreneur and Real Estate agent with over 15 years of experience. She can currently be seen on the 12th season of Million Dollar Listing LA - the first and only female in the cast! In her new book, Fear is a Fo...
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Real estate expert Ilyce Glink answers all of our top questions about buying and selling in the current market. How has the pandemic impacted housing prices and is now a good time to buy? This episode originally aired on May 6, 2020.
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