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Worth Listening

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CFP and 4x Olympian Lauryn Williams and guests share their money memoirs to offer insights into how money works for them. Worth-Winning.com.

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Empowering Student Loan Holders, With Lauryn Williams

August 1st, 2023

1:16:34

Student loans have gone crazy! Payments are starting back up in October and people are desperately trying to figure out what they need to do to prepare. So I’m going to share everything you need to know related to …

Beyond the Game: Unleashing Potential, with Kelvin Beachum

July 18th, 2023

50:04

Today NFL player Kelvin Beachum joins the podcast. Kelvin is a Texas native entering his 12th season. In addition to playing football, he is also a …

Cash Stuffing to Financial Freedom, With Carrie Nicholson

July 4th, 2023

42:10

Today Carrie Nicholson joins Lauryn Williams on the podcast. Carrie is a business manager who enjoys all things money and wealth. Before quitting her …

Ditching Scarcity Mindset, With Lauryn Williams

June 20th, 2023

55:51

Summer is here, kids are out of school, people are headed out on vacations, and it’s the time of year when scarcity mindset starts to set in for …

Bitcoin Journey: Real Story from Bitcoin Investor Sean Johnson-Sippial

June 6th, 2023

48:14

The Worth Listening podcast is excited to get back to sharing money memoirs. Listening to the money stories of others allows us to learn from the experience and unique perspectives of others. Sean Johnson-Sippial joins …

Worth Listening 2023 Updates, With Lauryn Williams

May 23rd, 2023

14:36

It’s time for a Worth Listening update. There are a lot of exciting things in store for the remainder of 2023 and moving forward. Host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams, is sharing where the podcast is …

Understanding Credit, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

May 9th, 2023

40:11

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Generational Wealth, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

April 25th, 2023

41:03

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Spending With Purpose, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

April 11th, 2023

37:34

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Are You Ready to Work with a Financial Planner? With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

March 28th, 2023

39:19

Lauryn is hosting two Welcome to Wealth financial retreats this summer for young professional women. Want to go on an adventure and create a …

Behind the Numbers: Improving Your Money Mindset, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

March 14th, 2023

42:53

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers: Time is Money! The Opportunity Cost of Your Choices, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

February 28th, 2023

45:11

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers of Starting a Business, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

February 14th, 2023

37:48

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Easy Ways to Save on Taxes, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

January 31st, 2023

38:14

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers: Saving for Retirement, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

January 17th, 2023

38:51

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Welcome to 2023, With Lauryn Williams

January 3rd, 2023

9:17

We are kicking off 2023 on the podcast with host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams reflecting on 2022 and sharing her goals for the business and on what’s in store for Worth Winning and the Worth Listening …

Behind the Numbers: Buying a New Car, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

December 21st, 2022

42:12

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers: Budgeting for Big Expenses, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

December 6th, 2022

36:48

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers: Money and Relationships, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

November 22nd, 2022

35:48

Welcome to Round 2 of the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Behind the Numbers: Homeownership vs Renting, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

November 8th, 2022

39:00

Welcome to Round 2 of the  “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and …

Lessons from a Globetrotting CFP®: Don't Just Build Wealth, Experience It, With Jonathan Grannick

October 25th, 2022

53:56

Do you want to learn how to balance living an epic life today with having a financially secure tomorrow?

Certified Financial Planner, founder of Wonder Wealth, and travel enthusiast, Jonathan Grannick joins Lauryn …

Getting Curious About Venture Capital, With Ryan Nece

October 11th, 2022

51:21

How do you get started in Venture Capital?

Super Bowl champion, entrepreneur, and co-founder of Next Play Capital, Ryan Nece joins Lauryn Williams on the show today to tell his money memoir and VC journey. 

Ryan shares …

Being Intentional So You Can Do What You Want, With Joe Briggs

September 27th, 2022

1:01:51

How do you know if you’re making a good investment?

We’re excited to have Joe Briggs join Lauryn Williams on the podcast to continue our Venture …

Learning As You Go, With Pilar Johnson & Bobak Emamian

September 13th, 2022

51:03

Are you looking for a clear cut path into the Venture Capital world?

Co-founders of Debut Capital, Pilar Johnson and Bobak Emamian join Lauryn Williams on the show to share their journey into Venture Capital and the …

How Anxiety, Self-Esteem, and Stress Impact Your Finances, With Aja Evans

August 16th, 2022

44:58

Today’s guest is Aja Evans, also known as the ‘feel-good financial therapist.” Aja is a board-certified therapist who specializes in financial therapy. Since having her own financial enlightenment which transformed how …

Update: Vacation Episode

August 2nd, 2022

3:38

This week Lauryn is traveling, but giving us an update on what to expect in the coming weeks, including a new series that's gearing up to start soon!

Midyear Update from Lauryn

July 20th, 2022

16:53

We are halfway through 2022, which makes it the perfect time for host Lauryn Williams to share an update on what’s taken place so far this year and the exciting plans that are in store for Worth Winning and the Worth …

Real Wealth Defined: True Riches are More than Money, With Sam Acho

July 5th, 2022

41:05

Today's guest on the Worth Listening podcast is Sam Acho. Sam is a nine-year NFL veteran, writer, public speaker, and humanitarian. In addition to …

Using a Corporate Job to Build Wealth and Retire Early, With April Stewart

June 7th, 2022

41:36

The FIRE movement may be trendy but that doesn’t mean you need to jump on trends to build wealth and retire early. Today financial coach April Stewart is joining the podcast to share her unsexy millionaire journey with …

Hard Left Turn: Making a Financial Pivot, With Joe Saul-Sehy

May 24th, 2022

50:31

We are continuing the Worth Listening Millionaire Series today with Joe Saul-Sehy. Joe is the creator and co-host of the award-winning Stacking …

A Journey to Financial Fortitude, With L. Renee Whaley

May 10th, 2022

47:21
We are rolling along with our Millionaire Series this week with guest L. Renee Whaley here to share her money memoir with us. L. Renee hit …

Learning by Doing: The Delights of Getting in Over Your Head, With Ben Martinek

April 26th, 2022

41:41

Today we are taking a break from the Millionaire Series to focus on financial transparency. April is financial literacy month. The entire purpose of the Worth Listening podcast is to help spread financial literacy and …

Work-Optional By 40 Years Old, With Walli Miller

April 12th, 2022

53:32

We’re excited to be continuing the Worth Listening Millionaire Series! Over the next couple of months, Worth Listening host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Wiliams, will be interviewing millionaires on the …

Millionaire Series: The Two Rules of Building Wealth, With Jeremy Schneider

March 29th, 2022

41:10
We’re excited to continue the Worth Listening Millionaire Series with another inspiring story. Worth Listening host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Wiliams, has been interviewing millionaires on the podcast so we …

Millionaire Series: Debt-Free and a Millionaire by 31, with Steven Stack

March 15th, 2022

53:53
We’re continuing the Worth Listening Millionaire Series! Over the next couple of months, Worth Listening host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Wiliams, will be interviewing millionaires on the podcast so we can …

Millionaire Series: How A Single Mom Hit Millionaire Status and Retired in her 40s, With Jackie Cummings Koski

March 1st, 2022

50:15

We’re kicking off the Worth Listening Millionaire Series! Over the next couple of months, Worth Listening host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Wiliams, will be interviewing millionaires on the podcast so we can …

Starting From Scratch in Your Finances, With Nancy Dome

February 15th, 2022

45:51

Today’s guest on the Worth Listening podcast is Dr. Nancy Dome. Dr. Dome is a renowned speaker, author, and equity consultant. In 2014 she co-founded …

The Importance of Understanding Your Finances, with Tianna Madison

January 18th, 2022

1:01:01
Today’s guest on the Worth Listening podcast is Tianna Madison. Tianna is a 2x Olympian, 3x Olympic Gold Medalist, 3x World Champion, Author, and …

Tips for Getting Your Finances Organized in 2022, with Lauryn Williams

January 4th, 2022

18:56

Happy New Year! In this episode of Worth Listening, 4x Olympian and CFP® professional Lauryn Williams is kicking off 2022 by sharing simple and actionable tips you can use to get your finances in order this year. 

In …

Reflecting on 2021 & Planning for 2022 With Lauryn Williams

December 21st, 2021

17:20

Happy holidays! Once again we have reached the time of year when it’s time to reflect on the current year and set goals for the upcoming year. In …

Wealth and Wellness With Money Mindset Coach Jacent Wamala

December 7th, 2021

42:22

Today’s guest is Jacent Wamala. Jacent is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist turned Money Mindset Coach and founder of Wealth & Wellness University. She also hosts the Jacent’s Gems podcast where she provides …

Achieving Mental Wealth with Guest Rich Jones

November 23rd, 2021

58:49

Today’s guest is Rich Jones. Rich hosts the Paychecks & Balances podcast, where he shows you what's possible personally, professionally, and financially — all while having some fun along the way. Beyond the podcast, …

Financial Self Care for Couples with Guest Amy Scott

November 9th, 2021

49:13

Today’s guest on the Worth Listening podcast is Certified Financial Coach, author, wife, and mother Amy Scott. Amy is passionate about working with couples to help them get on the same page about money so they can live …

Equity Compensation Part 3: Employee Stock Purchase Plans, with Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

October 26th, 2021

22:40

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore are continuing the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations they have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity …

Equity Compensation Part 2: Understanding ISOs and NQSOs, with Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

October 12th, 2021

19:59

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore are continuing the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations they have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity …

Know Better, Do Better Series: Types of Equity Compensation Part 1: RSU, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

September 28th, 2021

20:30

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore are back for another “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations they have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity …

Financial Literacy and Financial Distractions, With Lauryn Williams

September 14th, 2021

22:39

Today podcast host, financial coach and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams deep dives into talking about financial literacy and the …

How to Answer Scary Money Questions, With Lauryn Williams

August 31st, 2021

21:34

Today podcast host, financial coach and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams dives into talking about financial conversations. But not just any financial conversations, she’s sharing how to answer the awkward or …

Helping Women of Color Get Ahead Financially with Rianka Dorsainvil, Anjali Jariwala and Angela Moore

August 17th, 2021

46:45

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

What You Need to Know About Life Insurance With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

August 3rd, 2021

28:32

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

College and Student Loan Planning with Guest Nannette Kamien, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

July 20th, 2021

49:40

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Estate Planning with Guest Shalini Codispoti, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

July 6th, 2021

47:18

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Investing Part 3: Real Estate Investing, with Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

June 22nd, 2021

35:16

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Investing Part 2: Types of Investment Accounts, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

June 8th, 2021

42:18

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Investing Part 1: Understanding the Basics, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

May 25th, 2021

34:31

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

First Generation Wealth Builders Tax, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

May 11th, 2021

36:54

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

3 Big Expenses Impacting Your Ability to Build Wealth, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

April 27th, 2021

1:01:37

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Building Wealth & Financial Behaviors, With Dr. Sarah Fallaw

April 13th, 2021

36:59

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

The Ins and Outs of Property & Casualty Insurance, With Latanya Simmons & Meghan Dowd

March 30th, 2021

42:15

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Single Mom with Multiple Streams of Income, With Alka Kumar

March 16th, 2021

41:27

We are taking a break this week from the “Know Better. Do Better” series to hear the inspiring money memoir of one woman who is working hard to create the financial life she desires while still having the quality of …

”Know Better. Do Better. Series” Planning for a Financial Windfall, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

March 2nd, 2021

38:54

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Are You Ready to Start a Business & Become an Entrepreneur?, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

February 16th, 2021

43:00

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Know Better, Do Better Series: Renting vs Homeownership, With Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore

February 2nd, 2021

40:26

This is the “Know Better, Do Better” series born from the countless conversations two CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals, Lauryn Williams and Chloé Moore, have about the trendy narratives and clickbaity articles …

Meet Co-Host & Financial Planner Chloe Moore, With Lauryn Williams

January 19th, 2021

46:16

Welcome to our first full episode of 2021! We’re kicking the year off with a series called “Know Better, Do Better”. Fellow financial planner Chloe …

The Podcast is Going to be Fun in 2021. With Lauryn Williams

January 5th, 2021

12:00

Welcome to 2021! Worth Listening podcast host, Lauryn Williams, has been busy gearing up for the 4th year of the podcast. And she’s got some …

Goal Setting & Planning for 2021

December 29th, 2020

15:52

2021 is just a few days away and it’s time to make sure you have your goals and action steps in place for the new year. 2020 brought a lot of unexpected situations for many people. You may have found that your finances …

Reflecting on 2020, with Lauryn Williams

December 22nd, 2020

13:33

Happy holidays! This is typically a time of year when we start to do a lot of reflecting. 2020 has certainly given us a lot to think about this year. …

Employee vs Entrepreneur: What to Know Before Making the Jump, With Lauryn Williams

December 15th, 2020

29:06

Today podcast host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams address the considerations, financial and otherwise, that you should be aware of …

Financial Resiliency in 2020 with Lauryn Williams

December 8th, 2020

21:28

Today podcast host and Certified Financial Planner Lauryn Williams talks all things financial resiliency. We had high hopes at this time last year and were getting excited about ringing in a new year and new decade. But …

Money Afford Me, With Lindsay Bryan-Podvin

December 1st, 2020

42:44

Today I’m excited to have Lindsay Bryan-Podvin on the podcast today. Lindsay is a biracial financial therapist, speaker, podcaster, and Plutus-nominated author. In her therapy practice, she uses shame-free financial …

Slow and Steady Wins the Race, With Arielle Minicozzi

October 27th, 2020

51:44

Rounding out the Real Estate series on the Worth Listening podcast is guest Arielle Minicozzi. She is a partner and financial planner at Modern Money Advisor, where she focuses on working with young, female …

Real Estate Investing is a Get Rich Slow Strategy, With Sunitha Rao

October 20th, 2020

50:02

Today’s guest is a former professional tennis player, Sunitha Rao. She spent ten years competing in all the majors and Olympics before retiring from the sport at the age of 23. That’s right, she went pro at the age of …

Building Wealth Through Real Estate Investing, With Justine Chan

October 13th, 2020

41:38

We’re continuing the Real Estate series today with guest Justine Chan. Justine is a real estate agent with The Level Group in New York City and the founder of Live with Plum, an educational site that helps women build …

House Hacking & Real Estate Investing, with Andrew Kerr

October 6th, 2020

43:03

Welcome to the October series of the Worth Listening Podcast! This month we’re focusing on all things real estate. 

Today’s guest is Andrew Kerr here to share his Money Memoir with us. Andrew is the founder of FI by REI …

Types of Giving & How Millennials Are Changing It, With Phuong Luong

August 25th, 2020

52:41

Today’s guest is Phuong Luong. Phuong is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and founder of Just Wealth, a virtual, fee-only financial planning practice. She understands personal finance across income and wealth spectrums …

The Discipline of Tithing: A New Approach, with Charles E Goodman Jr

August 18th, 2020

57:54

We’re continuing on with our August series on giving. Today’s guest, Charles E Goodman Jr. is going to be discussing the often debated topic of tithing. Charles has served for the last 13 years as Senior Pastor and …

Giving More Value Than You Receive, With Sierra Nicole

August 11th, 2020

38:00

Today’s guest is Sierra Nicole. Sierra is a 23-year-old entrepreneur who decided to quit college at the end of her junior year to pursue other …

Diverse and Impactful, With Steven Benedict

August 4th, 2020

39:59

During the month of August the Worth Listening theme is Giving. A lot of conversations in the financial world focus around how to make more, investment more, and save more. Giving is an often overlooked but important …

From Wealth to Addiction and Back Again, With Ryan Skinner

June 30th, 2020

31:36

We’re wrapping up our series on Men & Money today with guest Ryan Skinner. Ryan is the founder and co-owner of Summit Financial Partners, a Massachusetts based firm working with clients aged 55+ to help them build …

Covid Craziness and Racial Ramblings, With Lauryn Williams

June 23rd, 2020

19:56

We are interrupting our regularly scheduled programming for the week to address the current events that are taking place around our country. Tension …

Flooring with a Purpose, With Shawn Hames

June 23rd, 2020

43:34

The June series “Men & Money” is continuing with guest Shawn Hames, CEO of iDeal Floors. After graduating from high school, Shawn decided to take …

Covid Craziness and Racial Ramblings, With Lauryn Williams

June 16th, 2020

12:28

We are interrupting our regularly scheduled programming for the week to address the current events that are taking place around our country. Tension …

Your Money Vehicle , With Jedidiah Collins

June 9th, 2020

46:51

As we continue to explore the topic of men and money during the month of June, today’s guest is Jedidiah Collins. He is an NFL veteran that played in …

Doing the Right Thing for the Client, With Erik Kroll

June 2nd, 2020

33:55

During June we’re going to be talking “men and money” on the podcast. There’s been more attention on women in the financial industry, which is much needed. But I want to make sure we shine a little light on the men too.

Leveraging Financial Success for Family Connection, With Preethi B Harbuck

April 28th, 2020

32:47

Today’s guest is Preethi Harbuck from the Local Passport Family. Preethi is a mom of 5 who writes to spark curiosity and connection through family travel and exploring at home. She has an MBA with an emphasis in …

Parents' Guide to Winning with Money, With Rob Bertman

April 21st, 2020

48:50

Today’s guest is Rob Bertman, CFA, CFP® from Family Budget Expert. Rob had achieved his dream career of being a partner in a successful investment …

Frugal Living and the FIRE Movement, With Travis Hornsby

April 14th, 2020

43:20

Today’s guest is Travis Hornsby. He is a former bonds trader that transitioned to being an entrepreneur and founder of studentloanplanner.com. He …

Financial Literacy in the Midst of the COVID Crisis, With Lauryn Williams

April 7th, 2020

26:03

Welcome to Financial Literacy Month on the Worth Listening podcast. We know budgets and finances might be looking a little different right now in light of the coronavirus pandemic, but it’s all the more reason to work …

Taking Responsiblity for Personal Finance and the Racial Wealth Divide, With Patrice Washington

February 25th, 2020

41:12

Today’s guest is Patrice Washington but you may know her as America’s Money Maven. Patrice is an award-winning author, transformational speaker, hope-restoring coach, media personality and top-rated host of the …

The Recipe for the Racial Wealth Divide, with Wes Shannon

February 18th, 2020

40:32

Today’s guest is Certified Financial Planner, Wes Shannon. Wes became a Certified Financial Planner and founder of SJK Financial Planning after going …

From Saver to Over Spender and Back, With Morgane Freeman from the Young Black Mrs. Podcast

February 11th, 2020

41:10

Today’s guest is Morgane from the Young Black Mrs. Podcast. By day, Morgane is a digital marketing specialist in the food industry. By night, she's a wife, cook, shower singer, and podcaster. Morgane is an HBCU grad …

The Racial Wealth Divide from Desegregation to Current Day Policies and Why We All Need to Care, With Pam Capalad and Dyalekt

February 4th, 2020

51:40

Today’s guests are Pam Capalad and Dyalekt. Pam is a Certified Financial Planner and founder of Brunch and Budget which helps people to become more comfortable with financial conversations. Dyalekt is a musician, …

Good-Bye 2019 & What’s Coming for Worth Winning in 2020

December 31st, 2019

18:22

In the final podcast episode for 2019, Lauryn Williams reflects on 2019 from both a business and a personal perspective. The end of the year is an important time to reflect on events and situations and determine what …

Our Money Stories, with Eugenie George

December 17th, 2019

36:50

Today’s guest is a financial educator, podcaster, and soon to be author, Eugenie George. 

Her path to where she is today, as the founder of Money and Flow didn’t start with finances. In fact, she spent her first years …

Breaking Down Financial Barriers and Building a Legacy

December 3rd, 2019

39:46

Today’s guest is Carol Jones the Financial Planning Apprentice for Urban Wealth Management. Carol’s interest in financial planning stems from the …

Young Black Female in Finance... So What?!

November 19th, 2019

11:49

The interesting thing is, the diversity conversation wasn’t really a part of her life as the only black girl in her high school graduating class or …

From Homeless to Debt Free! with Anthony ONeal

November 5th, 2019

35:00

If you met Anothy ONeal, you probably wouldn’t believe that at one point in his life he was $35K in debt and living homeless in his car. Today he’s …

Organizing Your Finances with Lauryn Williams

October 22nd, 2019

22:50

One of the reasons why Worth Listening host, Lauryn Williams decided to share more of her story on the podcast in 2019 is because she gets asked a lot of questions about her personal story (Who doesn’t want to hear more …

Unbudgeting and Entrepreneurship With Mary Beth Storjohann

October 1st, 2019

40:33

Today’s guest is Mary Beth Storjohann. She’s a CFP® and Founder of Workable Wealth is not your typical financial planner. With over 14 years of experience in the financial services industry, she works as an author, …

Grading Your Finances: What's Your Grade & How to Improve It

September 9th, 2019

23:57

Summer is winding down and many people (or their children) are headed back to school. While we might be more than half way through the year, in a …

Money is Worthless Without a Smile, with Melanie Finnegan

August 20th, 2019

33:34

Today’s guest is Melanie Finnegan. She’s an expert in tax lien certificate investments and the Founder, CEO, and Managing Partner of Tax Lien Wealth …

Becoming a Financially Savvy Traveler, With Danielle Desir

August 6th, 2019

35:35

Today’s guest is Danielle Desir. She’s a travel finance strategist, writer, speaker and the founder of The Thought Card, an award-winning travel finance blog and podcast empowering you to make informed financial …

How to Start Finanical Conversations with Family

July 23rd, 2019

20:24

Many people shy away from asking family members about their financial situation, but Lauryn makes some strong points for why it’s so important. 

She touches on tips for talking about money with your parents and siblings …

How to Remove Awkwardness from Financial Conversations

July 9th, 2019

17:12

If you’ve listened to the Worth Listening podcast before, you know that host, Lauryn Williams, is all for having conversations around money. In fact, that’s why she started the podcast. She wanted to get people talking …

The Three P's of Legacy, with Chad Bonham

June 25th, 2019

27:52

Today’s guest is Chad Bonham, filmmaker, author, and co-founder of 51 West Entertainment. He has been working in mass media for 29 years. A graduate …

5 Steps to Rebound from Financial Failure

June 11th, 2019

16:33

In this episode of the Worth Listening podcast host, Lauryn Williams shares how to move past financial failures. In her last episode, Lauryn opened up and shared some of the personal financial failures and mistakes …

That's an Excellent Question with Andrea McGrew

May 28th, 2019

32:54

Today’s guest is Andrea McGrew, Chief Compliance Officer and Chief Legal Officer at USA Financial. Andrea attended college on a full ride scholarship …

Refusing to be a Statistic, with Faneisha "Fo" Alexander

April 23rd, 2019

26:36

Today’s guest is Faneisha “Fo” Alexander. Fo is a Millennial personal finance expert whose story of paying off nearly $78K in debt in less than 3 years took the Internet by storm.

She is the editor and chief of the …

Moving Past Financial Failures, with Lauryn Williams

April 9th, 2019

16:17

In this episode of the Worth Listening podcast host Lauryn Williams continues sharing her own personal money memoir and she’s diving into a topic that most people like to avoid—financial failures.

You may think that as …

Faith, Money, and Chivalry, with Che Scott

March 26th, 2019

28:01

Today’s guest is Che Scott. Che is a former UM football player that has dedicated his life and career to make an impact on the younger generations. He is the author of Honor: The New Guy Code. His goal is to teach boys …

College, Finances, & Student Loans, with Lauryn Williams

March 12th, 2019

17:35

In this episode of the Worth Listening podcast host, Lauryn Williams continues sharing her own personal money memoir by discussing her experience …

Dream Lavishly, Give Generously, Spend Wisely, with Sheria Smith

February 26th, 2019

35:40

Today’s guest is Sheria Smith, Civil Rights Attorney for the U.S. Board of Education. Sheria excelled at academics from a young age and used that gift to work her way up and out of Gary, Indiana.

At the age of 14, she …

Live the Life You Want, with Lauryn Williams

February 12th, 2019

11:40

On this episode of Worth Listening, Lauryn continues sharing more of her money memories and the role it plays on her financial life right now. She …

Overcoming Failure, With Matt LeBris

January 29th, 2019

23:32

Today’s guest is an entrepreneur, speaker, and branding expert, Matt LeBris. Matt started his journey as an entrepreneur at the ripe old age of 12 …

Deciphering Your Money Messages

January 15th, 2019

14:32

Back in the final episode of 2018, podcast host, Lauryn Williams, gave us a heads up that we would get to find out more about her in the 2019 …

Adopting a Mindset of Financial Abundance, With Adele Jackson Gibson

January 1st, 2019

20:42

Today’s guest is Adele Jackson Gibson. Adele is s a sports journalist, fitness coach, fitness model, and an athlete. She is an athlete that tells other athletes’ stories, but today she is sharing her own money memoir …

Looking Forward to 2019 with Lauryn Williams

December 25th, 2018

12:07

What a year it has been! This was my first year podcasting and we've gotten great feedback on the episodes, so a HUGE thank you to all the Worth Listening listeners and guests! My original goal was to have a new podcast …

Sometimes You Have to Dig in, to Dig Out, With Claudia Steer

December 18th, 2018

53:28

Today’s guest is Claudia Steer. Claudia immigrated to the United States from London when she was just a teenager. Coming from what would be similar …

Trade Your 9 to 5 with Tela Holcolm

December 11th, 2018

43:24

Today’s guest is Tela Holcomb. Let’s cut right to the chase, Tela retired at the age of 29! It didn’t happen because she was born into money, won the …

Malcolm Lemmons Explains Money Misconceptions and the Importance of a Plan B

December 4th, 2018

46:13

Today’s guest is Malcolm Lemmons. Malcolm was a professional basketball player that played overseas before transitioning to life as an entrepreneur. …

The Happy Investor Method creator Angela E. Matthews Discusses Investing, Financial Aid and not taking NO for an answer

November 27th, 2018

52:23

Today’s guest is Angela E. Matthews. She calls herself a serial entrepreneur because she loves the entrepreneurship lifestyle and has built several businesses over the years.

Currently, she’s the woman behind the Happy …

Danny Harvey says "Money is a Tool, Learn How to Use It"

November 20th, 2018

42:48

Today’s guest is Danny Harvey. Danny is the Director of Financial Planning & Finance Faculty at Prairie View A&M University. He is also a …

Rana Campbell Puts Her Money Dreams in Drive

November 17th, 2018

49:07

Today’s guest is Rana Campbell. Rana recently transitioned from her 9 to 5 job to become an entrepreneur. She is the woman behind the Dreams in Drive podcast and website where you can find the encouragement, motivation, …

Kwame Christian and the Importance of Negotiating in Your Finances

November 6th, 2018

35:38

Today’s guest is Kwame Christian. Kwame is a business lawyer that has transitioned to his work as Director of the American Negotiation Institute. He provides training through workshops that teach people how to make …

Amara Leggett Reflects on Being a Business Owner and High School and College Graduate at 16

October 30th, 2018

37:20

Today’s guest is Amara Legget. Amara is a motivational speaker who travels the country to share her message on how to make the impossible possible in your life. She is running her business while working towards a …

Dave Claffey Went From Paycheck to Paycheck to Debt Free

October 23rd, 2018

47:22

Today’s guest is Dave Claffey, Head of Communications at the startup Earnin. Dave served in the National Guard before attending college. It took him …

Kyle Miller Hustles in Creative Entrepreneurship and Investing in Yourself

October 16th, 2018

46:43

Today’s guest is Kyle Miller. He is a UX Designer that has worked with brands such as Under Armour and Capital One. He also has several side hustles going including the development of the app Goodfynd which helps you …

Terrie Chantel Covers Credit Repair, Tax Preparation, and the Racial Wealth Divide

October 9th, 2018

51:01

Terrie Chantel climbed the corporate ladder in the IT field for over a decade before turning her focus over to the side hustle she had been building along preparing tax returns and doing credit repair. She has now …

Finding the Right Advice For Planning a Budget and Managing Your Finances, Plus a Recent Episode Retrospective

October 2nd, 2018

28:36

Host Lauryn Williams records a solo episode with a retrospective of past episodes, so if you've missed any, this is a good look at episodes worth …

Chef Latoya Rush Feeds Herself Before Feeding Others

September 25th, 2018

48:06

Today’s guest is Professor, Chef, and Navy Veteran, Latoya Rush. She works as a Professor teaching Surgical Technology by day and is a …

Blayne Bristol Uses Investment Principles for Debt Solutions

September 18th, 2018

58:37

Today’s guest is Blayne Bristol. She is a former opera singer-turned-entrepreneur. Blayne is the founder and CEO of Beyond Bridges Social. Her …

Jamila Souffrant's Journey to Launch to Financial Independence

September 11th, 2018

44:41

Today’s guest is Jamila Souffrant. Jamila is the founder of the Journey to Launch blog and podcast where she shares what she is doing to work towards financial independence. She is still working in corporate America …

Jonathan Weislow Hits a Home Run by Working Hard and Saving Even Harder

September 4th, 2018

31:19

Today’s guest is Jonathan Weislow. Jonathan is a former University of Miami baseball player, Director of Operations at Amicon Management, and made the ‘30 Under 30’ list from the University of Miami Alumni Association …

Rebekah Aladdin Overcomes Generational Poverty and Strives for More

August 28th, 2018

1:06:43

Today’s guest is Rebekah Aladdin, celebrity makeup artist. Rebekah overcame generation poverty, attended college, and saved her way to being able to …

Alechia Reese Empowers Herself and Others By Building Relationships and Creating Success

August 21st, 2018

53:23

Today’s guest is Alechia Reese. She is a single mother, founder of 360 Gateway Brands, award-winning author of Eating Elephants, certified professional international speaker, and co-founder of a nonprofit that works to …

Jeneba Tarmoh Sprints Toward Planning Her Finances in Retirement

August 14th, 2018

42:00

Today’s guest is Jeneba Tarmoh. She is a track and field sprinter that has found success in college as an All-American and professionally including a …

Tashari Berry Shares Her Experiences with Reverse Retirement and Planning for Long-Term Financial Success

August 7th, 2018

42:35

Today’s guest is financial advisor Tashari Berry. She was the Founder and CEO of Tashari Financial Group before recently joining Wealthcare Financial Group, Inc.as the VP and Director of the Sports and Entertainment …

Travis Hornsby Tackles Student Loan Debt and Helps Professionals Take Control of Their Financial Situation

July 31st, 2018

54:47

Today’s guest is Travis Hornsby. He is a former bonds trader that transitioned to being an entrepreneur and founder of studentloanplanner.com. He …

Jeron Mastrud Dodges Costly Mistakes by Asking Important Questions About Finances

July 24th, 2018

43:22

Today’s guest is Jeron Mastrud. He is a former NFL player but prefers now to be known as a recently engaged, soon-to-be loving husband, son of two teachers, brother, author of a best-selling book, and CEO of a health …

Samantha Arsenault Livingstone Swims Toward Recovering from Financial Perfectionism

July 17th, 2018

51:22

Today’s guest is Samantha Arsenault Livingstone. She has won an Olympic Gold Medal and National Championship in swimming and is now a …

Jasmine Henderson Scores Her Goals of Self-Empowerment and Shifting Her Money Mindset

July 10th, 2018

48:50

Today’s guest is Jasmine Henderson. She is a current two-time world record holder, former professional soccer player, author, empowerment speaker and …

Kayla McDowell Hustles in Professional Banking, Budgeting, and Business

July 3rd, 2018

33:11

Today’s guest is Kayla McDowell. She is a professional banker by day and the co-founder of a production company that specializes in podcasts and YouTube channels by night. Well, not necessarily by night, but it is the …

DJ Moultrie Invests in Himself and Shifts His Mindset to Launch a Private Equity Firm

June 26th, 2018

47:50

Today’s guest is DJ Moultrie. While in college he found an area to specialize in that has helped him successfully launch a private equity firm. He …

Rianka Dorsainvil Plans for Financial Success and Helps Young Entreprprenuers

June 19th, 2018

47:56

Today’s guest is Rianka, Certified Financial Planner and the Founder and President of Your Greatest Contribution, a financial planning firm that is dedicated to serving young entrepreneurs. She has earned many different …

Marques Ogden Makes a Comeback from Bankruptcy and Discusses Business Success and Failures

June 12th, 2018

31:39

This week we sit down with former-NFL player Marques Ogden. After his career in professional sports, Marques experienced fast success and failure within the construction industry. After working his way up out of an …

Georgia Rappleye Overcomes Financial Setbacks to See Her Dreams Come True

June 5th, 2018

39:11

Today’s guest is Georgia Rappleye. She is an entrepreneur and owner of Munsun Retreats in New York City. Previously she worked as an award-winning advertising executive before leaving the job to pursue her passion. She …

Deshaya Williams Races From Scholarships and Student Loans to Coaching and Creating a Side Hustle

May 29th, 2018

45:02

Today’s guest is Deshaya Williams. She is a former Division 1 NCAA Champion and D1 regional coach of the year. She now owns her own wellness company where she specializes in birth coaching, postpartum support, fitness, …

How a Financial Planner Can Help You Manage Your Budget and Finances, Plus a 20-Episode Retrospective

May 22nd, 2018

18:06

Having a financial planner isn't just for the wealthy, but anyone who would like to have a better management system for their money. You may think …

Richard Giannotti Hits a Home Run in Financial Planning

May 15th, 2018

51:27

Today’s guest is Richard Giannotti. Richard played in the minor leagues for nine seasons before retiring from professional sports and transitioning to life as a financial advisor. He uses his personal experience and …

Annie Pokorny Skis Past Living on a Shoe-String Budget Toward Pursuing Her Dreams

May 8th, 2018

41:41

Today’s guest is former professional cross-country skier, Annie Pokorny. She represented the U.S. at three U23 World Championships, won multiple …

DJ Williams Scores with His New Business Ventures and Gets Real About His Budget

May 1st, 2018

55:09

Today’s guest is DJ Williams, University of Miami Hall of Fame linebacker and former NFL linebacker turned entrepreneur. DJ now owns two Pincho Factory restaurants in Miami, has his own clothing line called Dyme Lyfe, …

Andrew Post Teaches the Importance of a Good Education and Making Wise Financial Decisions

April 24th, 2018

32:55

Today’s guest is Andrew Post, Senior Vice President of Invo HealthCare. Andrew began his career as an economics teacher but now spends his time working to help impact children from tough home situations so they avoid …

Elton Anderson Creates Success After Setbacks and Pursues His Passions

April 17th, 2018

55:06

Today’s guest is Elton Anderson, successful photographer and well-recognized brand. Elton is also the founder of Creators of Colors, a platform that …

Justin Forsett Kicks Off His Post-NFL Business

April 10th, 2018

38:06

Today’s guest is Justin Forsett, former NFL running back and business owner. Justin played 9 seasons in the NFL for 7 different teams. The constant changing of teams helped him always keep his eye on what his next move …

Kelly Jennings Tackles Finances, Football, Family and Faith

April 3rd, 2018

45:06

Today’s guest is Kelly Jennings, former NFL player turned Financial Planner. Kelly spent six years with the NFL before leaving the league to pursue his passion for people. He has combined his passion together with his …

Bershawn Jackson Hurdles the Obstacles Towards Financial Success

March 27th, 2018

51:02

Professional track athlete, Bershawn Jackson has succeeded on the track at all levels from high school to the Olympics. After years of careless …

Ruth Riley Shoots and Scores at Playing, Networking, and Planning for Financial Success After Sports

March 20th, 2018

37:55

Today’s guest is Ruth Riley. Ruth has a long list of accomplishments including NCAA and WNBA Champion, Olympic Gold Medalist, former General Manager …

Brian Street Shifts Your Mindset to Earn Your Way to Wealth

March 13th, 2018

51:36

Today’s guest is Brian Street. He is an entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and currently pursuing his Ph.D. in social services. Brian is passionate about the importance of pursuing what you love instead of chasing a …

Miracle Olatunji Succeeds at Entrepreneurship and Financial Empowerment at 17

March 6th, 2018

44:42

Today’s guest is high school student and entrepreneur Miracle Olatunji. Miracle is currently an ambassador for The Diamond Challenge, founder of two …

Rocky Garza Encourages You to Pursue Your Passion and Budgeting to Live the Life You Want

February 27th, 2018

49:54

Today’s guest is Rocky Garza. Rocky is an entrepreneur, speaker, challenger, and people expert. He also has a service called Personal Identity Mapping that helps people discover how and why they do the things they do. …

Amobi Okugo Centers His Focus on Planning His Financial Future

February 20th, 2018

44:25

Like many people, Amobi Okugo wanted to be a professional soccer player from a young age. In high school, he realized that his dream might become …

Haley Chura Swims, Bikes and Runs Toward Her Financial Goals

February 13th, 2018

48:48

Haley Chura attended the University of Georgia as a swimmer before transitioning to the life of an accountant at a successful firm. After taking a …

Jason Miller Tackles Making Money Work for Him

February 6th, 2018

48:39

Jason Miller dreamt of becoming a professional football player when in school. His college athletic dreams were put on hold due to injury and …

Marcus Ginyard Rebounds from a Fluctuating Income

January 30th, 2018

41:41

Marcus Ginyard played college basketball at UNC Chapel Hill before being selected to travel the world playing basketball.  

Marcus shares with us the …

Sasha Digiulian Climbs Toward Financial Independence

January 23rd, 2018

49:41

Professional rock climber, Sasha DiGiulian, has been competing since she was 12 years old. Sasha turned professional before she even entered college!

Brandon Okpalobi Shoots for Making Dreams Come True

January 16th, 2018

36:26

Brandon Okpalobi is Founder and CEO of DIBIA Athletic Development and DIBIA Dream, Inc,

Today we discuss how Brandon made $2 allowance in high …

Meghan O’Leary Rows Her Way to Building Financial Success

January 1st, 2018

43:44

2016 Olympian Meghan O’leary played all sort of sports growing up and even played volleyball and softball in college. Yet, she didn’t find rowing …

Clinton Portis Learns from His Money Mistakes

January 1st, 2018

38:30

We kick the show off with one of the best NFL running backs to ever play the game, Clinton Portis. You have probably heard his name in the news frequently for being great football player or for fun personalities that …

Welcome to the Worth Listening Podcast

January 1st, 2018

3:01

Welcome to the Worth Listening Podcast.

I started my company, Worth Winning, because young professionals and athletes need something different from what the financial industry has offered in the past. We want to make …

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