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Minority Money

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The Minority Money Podcast is about finance, family, fitness/health, and education and how all of these things affect your overall wealth.

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Celebrating the Legacy of the Minority Money Podcast

June 12th, 2023


Welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast! I'm your host, Emlen Miles-Mattingly, and it's been an incredible four-year journey. We've reached listeners worldwide, and I want to express my heartfelt gratitude for your …

The Difference Between Price and Cost

April 10th, 2023


We often get caught up in the idea of making big purchases without fully considering the costs associated with them.

In this episode we will explore …

Building Healthy Financial Habits & Principles for Future Generations

April 3rd, 2023


What financial advice would you give to your younger self or your children?

In this episode, I’ll discuss principles for teaching young people about …

Removing Obstacles and Distractions for Financial Success

March 27th, 2023


As we near the end of the year's first quarter, let’s reflect on the goals we have accomplished and those we still aim to achieve. 

In this episode, we’ll talk about removing obstacles and distractions in our lives that …

Spring Cleaning Your Finances: Tips for a Financial Fresh Start

March 20th, 2023


Spring has arrived, and it's time to freshen up more than just your home! Why not give your finances a much-needed clean-up? 

Join me in this episode as we dive into the benefits of spring cleaning your finances and …

The Ripple Effect of Silicon Valley Bank's Collapse

March 14th, 2023


Businesses beware: The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank sends a stark reminder of the impact a bank failure can have. 

In this episode, we explore the …

Is Indexed Universal Life Insurance right for me?

March 8th, 2023


The power of insurance should never be underestimated. But how about we dig deeper into what insurances do and realign them with your financial goals?

Life is More Than Just Financial Goals

February 27th, 2023


We are already in the final days of Black History Month! 

As we set our goals, we cannot help but strive for wealth. But how about we recalibrate them and aim for your well-being?

Today’s episode is about setting your …

Grow Your Wealth with Dollar-Cost Averaging

February 20th, 2023


If you've ever missed out on a big sale in the stock market because of fear or uncertainty, you're not alone. But don't let that fear keep you from taking advantage of potential gains.

In this episode, we'll introduce …

Express Your Love Through Estate Planning

February 13th, 2023


Ensure your love lasts a lifetime. Plan your estate to secure your loved one's future and bring them peace of mind.

In this episode, I will discuss the importance of estate planning and share a personal experience to …

Ask these Three Magic Questions to Succeed in Life

February 6th, 2023


Have you ever experienced being so good at something and then suddenly just stopped doing it? Like having the discipline for months to save money, but totally lose it on a random day at a shopping center.

In today’s …

That’s Okay! When you you go off track and don't hit your goals

January 30th, 2023


We are at the end of the first month of the year!

It’s safe to say that everyone is enthusiastic about meeting the beginning of the year. Everyone has …

How to Deal with Financial Anxiety

January 23rd, 2023


Financial anxiety is one of the common issues among adults worldwide. Everybody worries about money from time to time, but financial anxiety is …

The Value of a Financial Advisor

January 17th, 2023


Partnering with a financial advisor can help you develop confidence and commitment to achieving your financial goals. But, when and why do you need a financial advisor?

In this episode, I will talk about four things that …

Getting Ready For Retirement

January 9th, 2023


In a person’s working life, retirement planning is a must. You are never too young or too old to get started with it. It’s an important part of life …

Staying Committed To Accumulating Wealth In Year 2023

January 3rd, 2023


Stop writing your new year’s resolution, it’s time to stay committed to accumulating your wealth this 2023. 

Today’s episode is about how to continue …

Best of 2022 Mash-Up!

December 26th, 2022


We are back on the podcast after a short break with a mash-up of some of the best moments from 2022!

2022 has been an amazing year! As always, we've continued to highlight fellow minorities who are making waves in the …

A Better Alternative in Investing with Shana Sissel, CAIA

October 3rd, 2022


There comes a season in life where you’ve planned everything out and your course seems to be going in a straight line and suddenly, everything goes wayward. Challenges begin to pile up and you don’t know which one to …

Planning Your Life & Finances - a 2022 Mashup!

September 19th, 2022


We’re about to enter the 4th quarter of 2022! How have you been doing so far? We have curated some of the episode highlights from the earlier part of the year. These episodes are foundational in planning and building …

Successful Career Shifting in your 40’s with Tamara White Hutchinson

September 12th, 2022


It doesn't matter how old you are, if you want to make a change and uplevel your skills, you can do it!

Tamara White Hutchinson is a public relations …

Keeping Up & Taking Advantage of the Economic Inflation with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

September 5th, 2022


For the first time ever, we have a global pandemic that shut the world down. This fueled the annual economic inflation rate in the US to slow down more than expected. Being on the receiving end of all these …

Advancing Financial Technology Through Equal Representation with Nicole Casperson

August 29th, 2022


So much has been said about equality of representation and its influence, not just within the financial technology industry, but the society as a …

In Pursuit of Financial Freedom with Antoinette Munroe

August 22nd, 2022


As children, we’ve seen our parents struggle financially and become chained to debt. Fast-forward to the present, we’ve grown into people who desire the opposite; to become financially stable and independent. 

My guest …

Own Your Home and Grow Your Mental Wealth with Carlese Laurent

August 15th, 2022


From account executive to radio intern to furniture and limousine dealer, Carlese Laurent believed his resume was akin to a Rolodex. Refocusing …

Building Generational Family Wealth with Mitch Brooks

August 8th, 2022


The hard work we put in today are all for the same dream that one day, our children, the next generation, will live a life far better off than where we stand today. In order to get to that future vision, we have to …

REAL Financial Planning with Carl Richards, CFP®

August 1st, 2022


What is your Why?

In school, we are taught that math is all about numbers. Would you believe that it's also about love? 

In this episode, Carl …

Stripper Financial Planning with Lindsey Swanson, CFP®

July 25th, 2022


Adult entertainment is one of the oldest industries in history. Whether we recognize it as a part of society or not, it exists, and so do the sex …

Forging Your Personal Financial Journey with Anthony J. Zhang

July 18th, 2022


Welcome back to another episode of the Minority Money Podcast! There comes a time in everyone’s lives when you need to make a choice so huge that it can change how your life goes. In the case of my guest today, Anthony …

We Need to Talk… About Wealth For All Families

July 11th, 2022


Welcome back to another episode of the Minority Money Podcast! Usually, it’d just be me and another guest– but for today, we’ll be having a “We Need to Talk” episode where we air out and talk about building generational …

Emlen & Dasarte Going Independent

July 4th, 2022


Just as we’re celebrating our independence as a nation– maybe it’s also time for you to consider becoming an independent financial advisor! As we progress in the industry, there’s always going to be a part of us that …

Aligning Values and Investments with Laura LaTourette, CFP® and Ramona Maior, CFP®

June 27th, 2022


Welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast! Continuing our celebration of Pride Month, I’ve invited over Laura LaTourette(she/her) and Ramona Maior(she/her) of Family Wealth Management Group. In this episode, we’ll dive …

Happy Juneteenth and Father's Day 2022!

June 20th, 2022


On the Minority Money Podcast, we talk a lot about equality and representation and why they’re such an important factor in human empowerment. This …

Real Estate with Intention and Community with Alex Salazar

June 13th, 2022


Buying a home is one of the most stressful choices that we can go through. Many of us usually ask if it’s a good or bad time to buy, and these …

From Broke to Badass with Cally Ingebritson

June 6th, 2022


A lot of people have very heavy emotions around money - from anxiety about their financial state to shame from past mistakes. Many of these emotions stem from a lack of financial education and entry points. But when …

Some Life and Business Updates with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

May 30th, 2022


After just launching our business, moving to a new house, traveling by plane to Chiacago, and recently celebrating our son’s birthday– it’s been one crazy ride!

With a bit of a whirlwind of so many different things …

Banking the Unbanked with Jontae James

May 23rd, 2022


The cannabis industry has been riddled with stigma; both for its place in society, and how black and brown minorities have become the face of it in the war on drugs. While it’s now legal in the state of California, it …

The Impact of Money with Anjali Jariwala

May 16th, 2022


There are many iterations of the immigrant story of coming to America with a limited amount of money– or if any at all. Growing up with parents that had to go through this can leave deep impressions on younger …

Overwhelming Gratitude, Updates, and Mother’s Day Thoughts

May 9th, 2022


Join me in this solo episode where I’ll be sharing my overwhelming gratitude for what God has done in our lives and to give you an update on what’s …

Behavioral Finance: How We Think About Money with Brian Portnoy

May 2nd, 2022


With behavioral finance only formally discovered as early as 50 years ago, there’s been almost a lack of conversation around it. At the end of the day, after people invest, the question that’s asked runs more along the …

Building a Financial Planning Firm with Valerie Rivera

April 25th, 2022


Growing up, we often looked up to those that have achieved what we aspire to be– but for minorities, it can be hard to progress in a world where we …

Transforming Human Capital with Lazetta Braxton

April 18th, 2022


While a lot of companies talk the talk, only a handful ever walk the walk and stand by their promises to be inclusive towards minorities. While …

Paying Profits First with CPA Susanne Mariga

April 11th, 2022


For a lot of minority business owners, building wealth is much more than just the glitters and gold of the entrepreneur title. Business profit can …

Life Planning: Looking Beyond Finances with George Kinder

April 4th, 2022


We’ve talked so much about financial planning on this podcast, but there’s a much bigger picture we also need to consider when we lay down our finances. And that’s life planning– where we aim our financial goals based …

All The Colors: Changing the Complexion of Wealth with Diana G. Yanez

March 28th, 2022


Financial literacy is not something that comes easy for a lot of people– oftentimes people are ashamed and shy away from complicated terms. This is especially true for those that speak another language as their mother …

Financial Planning and the Racial Wealth Gap with Dr. Miranda Reiter, Ph.D.

March 21st, 2022


For a long time, gender and racial equality stood far from ever being recognized and addressed. It’s only in recent years that we as a society have progressed to be much more inclusive and representative of minorities …

Breaking Glass Ceilings in Finance with Rosa Chalekian and Mari Miles-Mattingly

March 14th, 2022


Welcome to the second episode of the Minority Money Podcast for Women’s History Month! This episode will be guest-hosted by Mari Miles-Mattingly, featuring Rosa Chalekian– previously a guest for Episode 102 alongside …

Kicking off Women’s History Month with Sonya Dreizler and Liv Gagnon

March 7th, 2022


Welcome to the first Minority Money episode for Women’s History Month! While the fight for equality has made bounds and milestones in our society, …

Final takes on Black History Month with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

February 28th, 2022


Welcome to the conclusion of the Black History Month celebration but that doesn't mean you should stop studying or celebrating this important part of …

The Story of Nathan “Nearest” Green

February 21st, 2022


Most of you may have never heard of Nathan “Nearest” Green but his story is a true American story and of utmost importance especially now in black history month.

Nathan “Nearest” Green didn’t just make great whiskey, he …

Creating your Financial Narrative with Shehara Wooten [Black History Month Special]

February 14th, 2022


We all have a story that is uniquely our own and just like with finances, not everyone goes through the same journey. Shehara Wooten is one such financial planner who is here to help you create your own financial …

Finding the Beauty in the Struggle with Tremaine Wills [Black History Month Special]

February 7th, 2022


This is a very special month for the entire black community out there. Now it is time for us to remember all the contributions we have made to the betterment of the country and showcase to everyone what black excellence …

Building Generational Wealth with Lea Landaverde

January 31st, 2022


Building wealth for ourselves is a dream for all of us but building generational wealth that will help your entire family and all the future generations to come after you is even better. Here today to help you realize …

A Reintroduction To Who I Am

January 24th, 2022


This show has been going on for quite some time now and you’ve all gotten to know me better through each episode, especially to those who’ve been …

Creating Change Through Representation with Ana Trujillo Limón

January 17th, 2022


Representation is a very important catalyst for change and being able to see very successful people who are from the same background as you is such …

Crypto for the Common Folk with James Urbiztondo

January 10th, 2022


In all our episodes I’ve been able to talk to highly esteemed professionals and they have all given us valuable insight into the world of finance, but for today’s episode I want to take a different approach.

Instead of …

Motivation vs Commitment

January 3rd, 2022


The new year has finally arrived but before we get back to the usual topics that’s discussed in this show I want to take a step back a little and give you some words of encouragement that can help you make 2022 your …

Best of 2021 Mashup!

December 27th, 2021


Best of 2021 Mashup!

This year has been filled with fun, interesting, and game-changing episodes, but as we wrap up the final chapter of 2021, I'd love to throw back to some of our best conversations on the show!

Join me …

How to Stay ahead of Stress during the Holiday Season with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

December 20th, 2021


Christmas is perhaps the most joyful time of the year but at the same time it can also be the most stressful. Constantly preparing gifts and vacation …

The State of the Financial Planning Industry with Jamie Hopkins

December 13th, 2021


The state of the financial planning industry is slowly starting to change and here to talk with us more about that today is Jamie Hopkins. 

Jamie is …

Complexity Made Simple with Dr. Ajamu Loving

December 6th, 2021


The world of finance may be intimidating to some, especially when you don’t have any real background in this industry but with the help of Dr. Ajamu Loving, he wants to make that a thing of the past as well as diversify …

Finding Success as a Minority with Paty Villegas

November 29th, 2021


Finding a successful career is no easy feat, and you are bound to run into more problems as a minority in the United States.

Join me in this week’s …

Brand Building and Minorities in Finance with Jacqueline Schadeck

November 22nd, 2021


Building your own brand is never an easy process and there are bound to be more challenges along the way especially if you’re a person of color, but …

Goal Setting for 2022

November 15th, 2021


We're halfway through November and with 2021 slowly coming to an end, it’s time to set our sights on 2022 with new goals for ourselves. Oftentimes, we get way too excited for the new year and set these unrealistic …

New Updates, Recaps and Representation

November 8th, 2021


The Financial Planning series officially ended a week ago and what a fantastic ride it was. I hope all of you enjoyed it and learned as much as I had listening to these guests.

That being said, today’s episode will just …

Diversifying the Financial Planning Landscape with Rita Cheng

November 1st, 2021


Here at the minority money podcast, I really wanted to highlight that we minorities have a place in the financial planning landscape, and Rita Cheng, my guest for today, believes deeply in this as well. No matter your …

Monitoring your Financial Plan with Dr. Preston Cherry [Step 7 of Financial Planning]

October 25th, 2021


So you finally brought a financial plan together and think everything will be smooth sailing here on out, but reality is things change and it is important to constantly monitor your plan. No one knows this better than …

Implementing the Plan with Shawn Tydlaska [Step 6 of Financial Planning]

October 18th, 2021


Welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast and just like what we’ve been doing for the last five weeks, we will be continuing the Steps of Financial Planning series. Today we are on step six and joined by my good friend …

Presenting Recommendations with Danika Waddell [Step 5 of Financial Planning]

October 11th, 2021


Welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast and we are continuing our financial planning series. This time we are on step 5, which is all about presenting recommendations.

For this week's episode, I have invited Danika …

Developing your Plan with Chloe Moore [Step 4 of Financial Planning]

October 4th, 2021


Let’s continue our conversation on financial planning. This week I am joined by my good friend, Chloe Moore, certified financial planner and founder of Financial Staples, and we will be talking about how to actually …

Analyzing your Finances with Samuel Deane [Step 3 of Financial Planning]

September 27th, 2021


Welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast and for this week’s episode we are jumping right back into our financial planning series. 

I have invited Samuel Deane, founder of Deane Financial Partners, and today he will be …

Establishing Goals with Anna N'jie-Konte [Step 2 of Financial Planning]

September 20th, 2021


Many of you want to live a life wherein you no longer need to worry about your finances and spend freely without even thinking about it, but before you can reach that point, you’re going to need to establish some goals …

Understand Your Finances and Circumstances with Luis Rosa [Step 1 of Financial Planning]

September 13th, 2021


Hello and welcome back to the Minority Money Podcast, as promised from last week's episode, we are now starting our financial planning series and have also brought in some special guests to give you a better …

The Steps of Financial Planning

September 6th, 2021


There's a lot of questions surrounding financial planning. That is why for this week’s episode I want to help equip you with the proper knowledge so you can make the right decisions about the financial planner you’re …

Becoming a Morning Person with Nyle Bayer

August 30th, 2021


Becoming a morning person is not necessarily just about waking up early and getting your work done first thing in the morning, rather it is a story about change and transformation. 

When you try to make a change in your …

Creating a Proper Work-Life Balance with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

August 23rd, 2021


When people think of being productive, they usually just blindly throw themselves into their work and not think about anything else. I’m here to tell you today that if you really want to prosper in whatever you do, then …

Consistency is Life's Cheat Code

August 16th, 2021


We’ve all heard the phrase, “consistency is key to success”, but how exactly do we get there? How do we build habits that promote the improvement of …

“Go Out And Live” with Michael Policar

August 9th, 2021


The first thought that comes to mind when people hear the word “finance” is usually money, how to take care of your money or even how to make more …

The Blueprint for Financial Decision Making with Meg Bartelt

August 2nd, 2021


Making big decisions in life is never easy, especially when it comes to making financial decisions. That is why for this week's episode I have invited a very special guest, Meg Bartelt.

Meg was my mentor when I first …

Your Ultimate Guide to Travel Hacking with Julia Menez

July 26th, 2021


I know many of you listening to this want to save enough money to travel around the world, after all the world is such a big place and it would be a …

The BLX Internship Program with Luis Luquin and De’Shonda Burton

July 19th, 2021


Are you looking to switch careers and start working in the financial industry? If that's the case then this week’s episode is just for you. I would …

The Power of Taking Control of your Finances with Naseema McElroy

July 12th, 2021


Becoming financially literate is very important, especially if you want to bring yourself up to a higher quality of life. No one understands this better than Naseema McElroy, who was working 12 hour shifts as a nurse …

Combining Finance and Fitness with Jess Bost

July 5th, 2021


Finance and fitness, two topics that seem to be at the very opposite sides of each spectrum, but maybe there are actually more similarities between the two than we initially think.

Today I want to introduce you all to …

Proper Team Dynamics with Alex and Rosa Chalekian

June 28th, 2021


No one ever says running a business is easy, and there’s always bound to be challenges and obstacles ahead no matter how much you prepare.

But, one really great way to help with these problems is if you have hard-working …

Father’s Day Special!

June 21st, 2021


Father’s Day is a very special day that should be celebrated worldwide. After all, they are also so important to the development of a child.

But what …

100th Episode Special!

June 14th, 2021


Hey there!  

Can you believe it? We’re already at 100th episode?

We've reached a significant milestone, and we couldn't have done it without you! Thank …

What Does it take to Build a Mission-Driven Business? with Brian Thompson

June 7th, 2021


Simply having a mission statement is not enough to create a purposeful and profitable business. What exactly does it take to build a business that is …

Fit back into those jeans! with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

May 31st, 2021


Do you have a favorite pair of jeans that you wanted to wear so bad but can’t ‘cause they don’t fit now? Well, you’re not alone!

Changes aren’t always easy but they are necessary if we want to see progress and be at the …

Health & Fitness Mash-Up!

May 24th, 2021


Being healthy and staying healthy is an important part of your overall lifestyle. Don't just do what's right for your finances, do what's right for your body as well!

If you want to be a well-rounded, healthy individual, …

A Simple Guide to Understanding Your Credit

May 17th, 2021


Understanding how your credit works can save you from costly mistakes in the future.

Having a good grasp of how to improve your credit score can help you in buying things you desire, get loans easier, and even start a …

Mother's Day Special

May 10th, 2021


Mother's day was yesterday but I still wanted to dedicate today's episode to all the loving and hardworking mothers out there! You guys are queen!

I …

Investing in Women with Patience Marime

May 3rd, 2021


To build a brighter future, we need to also invest in women. Investing in women and other underrepresented groups, helps our society, allows a wider knowledge base, and spurs innovation.

In this episode, Patience, the …

The Fundamentals of Finance

April 26th, 2021


I had always been someone to think that income was what I wanted to chase. 

I thought in order to make it, having a six-figure income was the cure for all until I learned that there is more to achieving financial success …

Scoring in Life and in Finance with Darin Carter

April 19th, 2021


Join me in this episode as I interview Darin Carter about cryptocurrencies! 

Darin Carter is a Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Manager at Coinbase shares why blockchain education is invaluable and how he aims to …

From Scarcity to Abundance with Dasarte Yarnway

April 12th, 2021


Join me in this episode for another wonderful conversation about financial literacy with returning guest, my brother, Dasarte!

Dasarte Yarnway is the …

The Road to Financial Wellness through Financial Literacy with Jason Wenk

April 5th, 2021


Learning about how you should spend or manage your money is a must in this day and age.

Being financially literate not only helps us handle our …

Empowering Women to be in Finance with Shana Sissel

March 29th, 2021


No one should ever discourage someone from doing something they’re not good at, especially when they’re giving it their best.

Women especially are …

Success for Minority Teens with Carlos Gomez

March 22nd, 2021


It’s not always easy to engage our young ones in business and financial conversations but it is our responsibility to guide them on how to make good …

Women's Month Celebration 2021

March 15th, 2021


I don’t know how women do it but thinking about how they are able to overcome so many obstacles, wear many hats, and still continue to love, care, be …

Building Dreams through Business with Hope Newsome

March 8th, 2021


Black History Month ain’t over yet ‘cause in this episode, we’re extending it!

Join me in this episode as interview the awesome Hope Newsome!

Hope is a Corporate and Financial Services Attorney. She counsels …

Bridging the Racial Wealth Divide with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad [Black History Month Special]

March 1st, 2021


Today’s the last day of Black History Month but our job and mission of changing the complexion does not end!

In this episode, I’m excited to share my conversation about the racial wealth divide in this country with the …

Building A Successful Business with Sheneya Wilson [Black History Month Special]

February 22nd, 2021


Starting a business is exciting and thrilling at the same time. But running one is no easy feat. 

As you embark on your entrepreneurial journey, some situations will definitely go awry but learning how to prepare when …

My Truth, My Story [Black History Month Special]

February 15th, 2021


Back when I was working in the bank, I knew I wanted to become a financial advisor.

People needed more than investments, they need guidance and information, in a way that they can receive it. 

I knew what I wanted to do, …

Becoming Financially Smart with Dr. David Rhoiney [Black History Month Special]

February 8th, 2021


As part of The Black History Month, I'm excited to share my conversation with returning guest, Dr. David Rhoiney!

Dr. David Rhoiney is a General Surgeon who learned how to build generational wealth that allowed him to be …

How to Be a Champion in Finance with Lauryn Williams [Black History Month Special]

February 1st, 2021


Minority Money is going to be celebrating Black History Month! This is an acknowledgement of how much black history is interwoven in American history.

We have some very, very fun episodes planned for you and we are …

Mind Money Balance: Overcoming Your Financial Anxiety with Lindsay Bryan-Podvin

January 25th, 2021


It’s hard to be rational when your financial life is a mess. It affects all aspects of your life.

Sometimes you fail to meet your financial goals and it’s hard… hard when you don’t have anyone to share or turn to …

Buy the damn coffee!

January 18th, 2021


Do you think that enjoying a cup of latte will make you poor?

While it is true that you and I should be wise about spending our money, skipping your …

Growth Mindset: The Only Mindset You’ll Need for Success! with Patricia Villegas

January 11th, 2021


The one thing that separates successful people from everyone else is their mindset.

Mindset is everything!

The way you think will hugely impact the …

Taking Your Investing to the Next Level through Impact Investing with Jennifer Kenning

January 4th, 2021


Tremendous system change is needed if we want to solve the racial and financial inequality of our country. One of the greatest tools we have at our …

Best of 2020 Mashup!

December 28th, 2020


Best of 2020 Mashup!

This year's been fun, crazy, and interesting. But before we close the final chapter of 2020, it's time to look back on some of …

Holiday Update and 2020 Highlights

December 21st, 2020


It’s been a crazy year! A lot of things happened this year, both good and bad. The holidays are just around the corner, which means it’s that time of …

BLX Internship - The Internship Program for Aspiring Black and Latinx Financial Planners!

December 14th, 2020


We’re going to start a new program this coming 2021!

To ardently change the complexion of wealth, we’re offering internships to aspiring Black and Latin students, as well as career shifters!

Join me in this episode as I …

We Need To Talk… Social Justice Investing with Rachel Robasciotti

December 7th, 2020


Look closely at where you invest your money. What if we’re putting it in something that’s working against our values?

Are you okay with investing your …

Investing in Your Future through Real Estate with Jamisa Mclvor

November 30th, 2020


If you want to build wealth, investing in real estate is a great option!

It might seem complex at first and out of reach for some but with ample research, studying, and some guidance from the pros, you can actually do it!

How COVID-19 is Affecting Our Relationships and How to Manage It Right with David Stewart

November 23rd, 2020


COVID-19 bared its fangs not only on our economy but also on our relationships. 

Dealing with our usual routines is already a handful for some and …

Finding Your Niche and Doing What you Love with Jannese Torres-Rodriguez

November 16th, 2020


Representation is something usually overlooked, but when a big portion of the workforce is composed of minorities, it really shouldn’t be.

Joining me …

Realty, Fitness & Health Miracles with Beau Miracle

November 9th, 2020


We’re honoring veterans today! To pay our respect, I invited a veteran and a friend.

In this episode, I’m joined by one of my hometown friend, whom I …

Making the Financial Industry More Inclusive with Lazetta Braxton

November 2nd, 2020


It’s incredibly hard to get into the financial industry. But what is more difficult is staying in it.

To make the financial industry more inclusive, …

Demystifying Health Information for People of Color and Mental Health Talks with Dr. Cortney Beasley

October 26th, 2020


Mental health is a topic that many people shun away from. It’s never easy to tell someone about your mental health. It’s that inner demon that many battle with everyday. It is something that requires attention, time and …

How to Start Feeling Good about Your Money with Pamela Capalad

October 19th, 2020


What would you do differently if you knew how to handle your money?

Being knowledgeable about your money and finance, is the ticket to living a …

Building Wealth through Equity Compensation with Malcolm Ethridge and Samuel Deane

October 12th, 2020


In order to build wealth, you need equity. There are many ways to build equity, and equity compensation is one of them!

If your employer is giving you ownership shares as compensation for your good work then you’re on …

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Month Recap with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

October 5th, 2020


Hispanic Heritage Month is almost over and as we wrap up, I’m bringing back my wife, Maricela to give us a brief recap of our episodes dedicated …

Building a Better Future through Holistic Financial Planning with Luis Rosa

September 28th, 2020


Our Hispanic Heritage Month celebration continues as Luis Rosa, CFP® EA, Founder of Build a Better Financial Future and host of the On My Way To Wealth Podcast of joins us to talk about what it's like to live in the US …

Gaining Financial Confidence Through Money Talks with Jen Hemphill

September 21st, 2020


The celebration for Hispanic Heritage Month continues in today’s episode of Minority Money. Gender wage gap is a detriment to women’s ability to work and their productivity - even more so for Latina women. 

In today’s …

Unleash Your Full Potential by Living Intentionally with Leena Mendoza

September 14th, 2020


We’re continuing to celebrate Hispanic Heritage and to help you grow with whatever resources you have to achieve your goals and give back to the …

Bringing Home the Dinero with “Latina Money” Janet Cruz Padrón

September 7th, 2020


If you educate a man you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a family (nation). — African Proverb

Educating women is more than just transforming the life of an individual. When you educate a …

Hispanic Heritage Celebration Month with Maricela Miles-Mattingly

August 31st, 2020


Hispanic Heritage Month is coming! 

It is a period from 15th of September to 15th of October in the US to celebrate the histories, cultures and …

Navigating the Complexities of Finance with Scott Frank

August 24th, 2020


Imagine yourself waking up tomorrow morning with more money in your bank account than what you usually need? What would you do with it? 

There may be …

Taking Your Finances to the Next Level with First-Gen Wealth Builder Anna N’Jie-Konte

August 17th, 2020


Everyone has the right to live a comfortable, happy, and worry-free money life despite their origins. For many, money is a hindrance and source of …

Financial Planning is Personal and You should Start Now!

August 10th, 2020


Failing to plan is planning to fail. There’s no better time to plan your finances than now that you’re learning about it! 

When you’ve created a financial plan, it’ll be easier for you to make decisions financially and …

Ryan Harris: An NFL Champion’s guide to Financial Literacy, Money Management, and Wealth Building

August 3rd, 2020


Everyone has to make decisions every single day on how to handle and where to spend their money. 

Too often, many people struggle financially not because they don't bring enough money in, but simply because they're not …

How to Handle Success and Be Your Best Self Everyday with Dasarte Yarnway

July 27th, 2020


Success means different things for different people. But one thing is for sure, people who achieve success, share the same feeling of pressure. 

How do you handle the pressure that comes with achieving your goals? How …

Following your Passion & Growing Your Wealth with Modern Money’s Angela Moore

July 20th, 2020


Do you want to meet your financial goals or maybe you have a business that you’ve been wanting to launch but don’t know how and where to begin?

Get a step closer to meeting your financial goals today by listening to this …

Minority Money Anniversary Special

July 13th, 2020


Minority Money is turning 1! 

To celebrate this milestone, I’m joined by my lovely wife, Maricela!

It’s been a great 12 months for this podcast, and we’re excited to share with you some of the new things we’re planning …

Why health is important in retirement planning with Phil Pearlman

July 6th, 2020


Life doesn’t always go the way we want them to. That’s why it won’t hurt to be prepared for what is uncertain.

In this episode, we’re talking about health, wealth, and your retirement plan! 

I’m joined by Phil Pearlman, …

A Conversation on Gratitude, Life Aspirations, and Money with Dr. Preston D. Cherry, CFP®

June 29th, 2020


“Let your life lead your money, not your money lead your life” — Dr. Preston D. Cherry

How we use our money is a testament to who we are and what we really care about. To achieve your aspirations, you need to have a …

We Need To Talk… about Allyship, Empathy, and Racial Justice

June 22nd, 2020


In every organization, company, or community, in order to thrive, achieve goals, and make change possible, understanding and collaboration, is needed.

We Need To Talk… About Systemic Racism, Sexism And Discrimination In The Workplace

June 15th, 2020


It is appalling that after all these years, racism is still rampant in our society. Some are blissfully blind that it still exists and those who are …

We need to talk... about racism, empathy, George Floyd, and being Black in America

June 10th, 2020


Hey, we need to talk.

As protest continues over the unjust death of George Floyd and the continuous mistreatment and brutality of some police to black …

Getting out of Poverty & Creating Wealth with Dr. David Rhoiney

June 3rd, 2020


How do you get out of poverty, create wealth, and be financially independent?

Poverty doesn’t only involve money. It is scarcity in different areas of …

The Secret to Being a Successful Investor with Daniel Crosby

May 27th, 2020


Our instincts lead us to be cautious in the face of danger. And investing might kick in this instinct as there is really no way to know what will happen next. This is why investors are uneasy when there’s instability or …

People of Color Disrupting the Financial Industry with Dana Wilson

May 20th, 2020


When you’re trying to achieve your goals or just trying to make things financially better, it gets kind of difficult to build or move up when you …

Minority Health, Preventive Medicine, Busting COVID-19 Myths with Dr. Rox

May 13th, 2020


One of the best things you can do for yourself and your family is maintaining your health and well-being. But how do you stay on top of your health when there’s a pandemic going around?

Join me in this episode, as we …

Secure Your Family’s Future Through Estate Planning with Mike Bennett

May 6th, 2020


Has it ever crossed your mind what’s gonna happen if you were to die today? What about your kids? Who are they going to rely on? At one point in time, our life here on earth will expire. How do you prepare for something …

Life Insurance 101

April 29th, 2020


There are unexpected things and circumstances that are out of our control - illnesses, accidents, and death - these are some of the reasons why we …

Leaving a Legacy of Financial Literacy with Carlos Gomez

April 22nd, 2020


One of the best things you can do this quarantine is to learn about finance. There’s no better time to do it than now! And it’s more fun if you learn it together with your little ones!

To equip your kids for the future, …

Aligning Your Investments with Your Values with Mona Naqvi

April 15th, 2020


Values and principles are just as important as the investment decisions that you make. Where your money goes, matters.

How we use our money is a reflection of our values. Are your investments aligned with your values? 

The CARES Act 101 (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) with Luis Rosa, CFP® EA

April 8th, 2020


The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act has recently been passed to support US residents dealing with the global pandemic, …

Winning in Finance, Health, Marriage & Life with David Stewart

April 1st, 2020


Challenges in life often lead us to make hard decisions. And sometimes the outcome of those decisions, impacts not only ourselves but also our family, work, and relationships.

In this episode, Dave Stewart of Stewart …

Financial Planning for Families of Color with Ajamu Loving Ph.D., CFP®

March 25th, 2020


There's a greater need than ever to have more diversity and representation in the financial world. In financial planning, there are often barriers …

What the Financial Market Holds After the Coronavirus Pandemic

March 18th, 2020


There’s no telling what the market is going to be with the unfolding of the Covid-19 pandemic. Before you make any drastic moves, it’s important that …

Home Ownership: Everything You Need To Know When Purchasing a New Home with Myra Alvarez & Jose Sahagun

March 13th, 2020


Buying a home is often referred to as the “American Dream”. It’s one of the major financial decisions you’ll ever make in your life. You surely don’t want to overspend in buying a new home, that’s why it’s important for …

How to be Financially Intentional with Naseema McElroy

March 6th, 2020


Creating wealth for yourself is possible and it's something that you deserve. But how can you save up and create the life that you yearn for if you have $1M in debt?

In this episode, nurse, mom and the face of Personal …

Teach, Hustle, Inspire

February 28th, 2020


What do teaching and DJing have in common? As today’s guest, Dr. Shaun Woodly of TeachHustleInspire says, they’re both about knowing how to MC - “move the crowd” or “move the class.” (Shoutout to 80s hip hop duo, Eric. …

Financial Planning for Educators

February 21st, 2020


How does financial planning work for educators? To help me answer that question, I’m joined by Breanna Reish, CFP of the One Million Apples Podcast, who specializes in helping educators get on the right track …

Education: The Great Equalizer

February 14th, 2020


We’re continuing our month of education-themed episodes with a very special guest. Prince Marshall, principal of Southwest Fresno Middle School, …

Unlocking Doors in Education

February 7th, 2020


The landscape of education in the past twenty years has changed, in some ways dramatically. How will our children’s education impact their future, and how can we work to ensure that education improves in our …

You Are What You Absorb

January 31st, 2020


Proper nutrition isn’t a one-size-fits-all program. Certified nutritionist and founder of Soma Nutrition, Summer White, knows that in order to help someone form healthy eating habits, you have to understand how certain …

Finding Your Inner Peace for Meditation

January 24th, 2020


What do marketing and meditation have in common? According to tomorrow’s guest, marketing coach Candace Carlton, they both have a lot to do with connection. Meditation is all about connecting with yourself and paying …

Aligning Your Mind and Body With Yoga

January 17th, 2020


How can yoga transform not only your body but also your mind? In today’s health and fitness-themed episode, I’m talking to personal trainer Samuel Akoidu (@ironbirdfitness) about his fitness journey and how the …

Remember to Eat Your Veggies!

January 10th, 2020


We’re continuing our health and fitness month with a reminder from Fintwit food advisor and personal chef Chef Lauren Owens to eat your veggies! But it’s more than that: it’s about changing our attitudes towards food so …

Building Fitness Habits That Last

January 3rd, 2020


For many of us, the new year is the time to make fitness goals. But how do you stay motivated for the long haul? In today’s episode, I’m sitting down …

Best of 2019 Mash-Up!

December 27th, 2019


The new year (and the new decade!) is approaching fast! In today’s special end-of-the-year episode, I’m bringing you a mashup of the Best of 2019. It’s been a great first year of this podcast, and I’m excited to see …

Taking Off The Advisor Mask

December 20th, 2019


I’ve got a very special episode with you tomorrow, as seen on The Human Advisor with my good friend and colleague, Tyrone Ross Jr. This time, I’m the …

Equality and Representation in the Finance Industry

December 13th, 2019


Today's podcast, I’m sitting down with a good friend and role model, Alex Chalekian of Lake Avenue Financial. Equality and representation in the …

Holiday Fear Vs. Holiday Cheer

December 6th, 2019


Here we go: the holiday season. Shopping, planning, traveling, family… it can be stressful, and for some of us, it’s not the easiest time of the …

Compass vs. Map: How to Navigate When Life Gets Off-Course

November 29th, 2019


Life can get tricky, but as long as you have your compass and your map, you can navigate any rough spots. But what’s that mean, exactly, and does it apply to your finances? 

To find out, tune in to today’s episode with …

No Need to Worry, My Accountant Handles That

November 22nd, 2019


Everybody loves taxes (not), but understanding them will not only empower you financially but give you peace of mind as you work towards your #financialgoals.

That’s why tomorrow, I’m sitting down with Sheneya Wilson, …

Making The Most of Money Talks With Your Spouse

November 15th, 2019


Money talks with your spouse: just have them. Alright, there’s more to it than that, which is why my lovely wife, Maricela Miles-Mattingly, joins me on the podcast today. We may have different backgrounds, but we both …

How to Win at Student Loan Debt

November 8th, 2019


Did you know that student loans are the second-highest consumer debt next to mortgages? Don’t let the numbers scare you, though--with the right …

More Than a Piece of Paper: The Psychology of Money

November 1st, 2019


Financial Therapy: two words I bet you never expected to see next to each other. Therapy is for couples, and childhood trauma, and things that have nothing to do with money… right?

Actually, wrong. According to today’s …

The Biggest Factors to Consider During Open Enrollment

October 25th, 2019


Does there need to be more education from employers when it comes to your health insurance? You know there does! But, according to our next guest and awesome podcast host of the 15 Minute Financial Advisor, Michael …

What School Never Taught You About Money

October 18th, 2019


You want to understand and take control of your finances. You want to reach your goals and live the life you want.

But what you don’t want is to have …

Bringing Financial Education Back to the Community

October 11th, 2019


Nationally recognized consumer money and small business expert Louis Barajas knows that when it comes to working with underrepresented groups, it takes more than just financial literacy on its own… you have to address …

The Art of Negotiation: Just Ask

October 4th, 2019


“The people we negotiate with the most are the ones closest to us.”We face negotiations everyday… most with our families and a ton with ourselves. “Will I make a right/left,” “will I eat this or that,” “will you be a …

Supporting the Minority Entrepreneur with Kelly Burton, PhD

September 27th, 2019


Serial entrepreneur, Kelly Burton, knows she's boss when it comes to leading her own agencies or social impact programs.

So, when it comes to sharing her expertise with other minority entrepreneurs, the audience is all …

Developing the Millionaire Mindset with Dr. Sarah Fallaw

September 20th, 2019


Dr. Sarah Fallaw says that having an appreciation for money and what it can do is the best way to start changing your habits despite the influences around you to spend, spend, spend. Here's your chance to listen to this …

Utilizing Your Financial Why to Help Change the Racial Wealth Gap

September 13th, 2019


At the age of 44 Saundra Davis came to the realization that she had a bigger purpose in life. She believed that every single person needed a comprehensive financial plan, not just the wealthy, and that no one out there …

How to Align Your Behaviors With Your Financial Goals

September 6th, 2019


Do your financial behaviors line up with your money goals? The thing is that the numbers will always add up, it’s the behaviors that often get in the way of you reaching your finance goals. Tune in as Carl Richards, …

Becoming Successful Through Controlling What You Can

August 30th, 2019


Growing up in a culture where finances aren’t a common topic of conversation at the dinner table has the potential to set you up for failure. …

The Importance of Financial LIFE Planning

August 23rd, 2019


In the world of financial planning it’s common for people to focus too much on the future and not enough on the present. If people aren’t happy with not only their financial well-being but also their life in general, …

The Ins and Outs of Cryptocurrency and Growing From Failure

August 16th, 2019


The world of cryptocurrency can be overwhelming at first sight which is why I brought in cryptocurrency extraordinaire Tyrone Ross Jr. to give us insight on what exactly it is. Tyrone shares his story of how he came …

The Importance of Growing Your Personal Equity

August 9th, 2019


We aren’t always handed the perfect life, but what we can do is choose to grow from the hardships and use them to motivate us to strive for more. Join in as Dasarte Yarnway, host of Young Money Podcast,  Founder of …

Education, Financial Stability, Health and Your Well-Being

August 2nd, 2019


Education, financial stability and the health of families help the overall well being of a person. For many, it’s hard to imagine a life where you don’t know where your next meal is coming from but unfortunately that is …

Welcome to the Minority Money Podcast!

July 26th, 2019


Changing the complexion of wealth, or at least conveying the importance of understanding why wealth exists for some, has been a passion of mine for the longest.

The time is now to share with the world how incredible and …

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