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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're looking at a fresh take on debt freedom from Walter Marshall.

At one point, Walter found himself in $115,000 worth of student loan debt, but he and his wife turned it all around through an unexpected way: real estate!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Walter and his wife used real estate to pay off their $115,000 debt.
  • The basics of equity.
  • Working as a couple to stay on board through your debt payoff journey.
  • The ins and outs of house flipping from a beginner's perspective.
  • Choosing your properties to flip and sell and making a game plan to the best return on investment.

 

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Money is everywhere -- everywhere! And unfortunately, there are so many people out there who just don't have the tools and financial education to manage their money effectively.

Knowing this, there's nothing we love more at His & Her Money than helping our listeners grow their financial education, and of course, handing the mic to the guests that we know can keep the ball rolling!

For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we have THE Budgetnista herself throwing out all kinds of facts today. Tiffany Aliche is joining us for a crash course on finances, and this is a woman who knows her stuff! 

From kindergarten teacher to New York Times bestselling author, Tiffany has forged her way through the personal finance space and is a superstar of budgeting and beyond, and she wants everybody to be motivated and equipped to live their best financial lives!

 

What You Will Learn

  • How Tiffany went from a kindergarten teacher to a personal finance guru.
  • The importance of community and not being afraid to ask for help.
  • Unpacking "financial wholeness".
  • Getting into the mindset to get your finances right.
  • Why it's important to eliminate debt.
  • Tiffany's tips to building the budget and savings plan that best fits you and your lifestyle.

 

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If you're spending time in the personal finance space, then you definitely know about credit scores. Keeping on that same path, you also might have heard of FICO scores. So, what are they? Well, there's a lot of information out there on these topics, but some of it might not be the right information for YOU. Or maybe it's just a lot to take in and you're not sure where to start -- but you're in luck, because today, the best place to start is right here!

On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, we brought in the expert! VP of FICO scores and analytics Joanne Gaskin is here to talk credit scores and so, so much more.

Joanne has been with FICO and working on the scores team for over 14 years, so it's pretty obvious that she's the woman to ask when you have ANY questions about FICO -- so that's exactly what we did!

Through this conversation, Joanne lays out FICO scores from start to finish -- what they are and why they're important, and how to utilize them to their full potential. 

 

What You Will Learn

  • Busting myths about FICO.
  • FICO scores: what they are, why they matter, and how they come into play.
  • What's in a "good" credit score?
  • How lenders and various organizations utilize FICO scores.
  • Credit scores vs. FICO scores: what's the difference?

 

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Sometimes debt can be overwhelming, and it's not uncommon for those with student loans, consumer debt, or whatever it may be to be unaware of their options when it comes down to paying it all off. So you have to ask yourself: do I want this debt hanging over my head?

Am I okay with potentially missing out on opportunities? Or do I want to eliminate the problem and live my life the way I want to, not the way my finances are controlling me? And once you take that first step, it's all about getting down to business!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're bringing you another incredible debt payoff story! Jen Smith dropped by to tell us all about how she and her husband paid off their $78,000 debt in just two years!

After her own debt elimination experience, Jen made it a mission through her platform to help educate and motivate others to become debt-free as well!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Jen and her husband paid off their $78,000 in less than two years
  • Breaking down your spending habits
  • Ways you can get creative while generating income towards your debt payoff
  • The importance of couples working together to pay off their debt
  • Setting realistic goals to keep on the right track
  • How Jen and her husband successfully purchased their home in the middle of their debt payoff

 

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Whether you're thinking about getting out of debt, just starting out on your journey to debt freedom, or even if you've already been there, done that, and are living your best financial life, it's important to us to bring advice, facts, and motivation!

As part of that motivation, we love to share a good debt-free story! And what's even better? TWO debt-free stories!

On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, it's all in the family! We've got a brother-sister duo on to tell us all about their debt payoff journeys!

Khemenec and Patrice Pantin both found themselves locked into debt after college, and they both came to the same exact realization: they wanted to be debt-free, and as soon as possible!

Like any siblings, their stories are a little different but very much the same. Patrice graduated as a nurse with over $200,000 in student loans, and today, it's all gone!

Khemenec is still working on it, but he's going strong, and they're both eager to share their journeys and how they tackled their debt!

 

What You Will Learn

  • How and why Khemenec and Patrice both decided to get rid of their debt.
  • Why we should strive to not be enslaved by debt.
  • Creative ways Khemenec and Patrice have supplemented their debt-free journeys.
  • Getting in the right headspace to tackle your debt once and for all!

 

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Here at His & Her Money, we want to help you guys in all aspects of life -- not just financially. And we know that there are a lot of parents tuning in, and there are so many important conversations about parenting to be had!

No child is the same, and no parenting journey looks alike, which is why it's so important that we're communicating with our kids and giving them the education and tools for healthy, fulfilling lives!

So, on this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got some experts on the subject! Pastor Jimmy and Kristin Scroggins have been married 27 years, and with eight children aged 12 to 25, they're deep into the parenting game -- and they've learned a thing or two along the way!

One thing they're passionate about is sharing all that wisdom, encouragement, and advice with all the other parents out there, and they're doing exactly that through their book, Full Circle Parenting!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The importance of teaching our children about God's plan.
  • How Jimmy and Kristin created Full Circle Parenting.
  • Why we need to pay close attention to our own behaviors as parents.
  • Different ways we can instill our children with confidence.

 

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With so much going on in the world, some things are talked about more than others, even things that are of equal or even greater importance -- and one of the less-talked-about but still prevalent issues in our society are the stigmas and common misconceptions around mental health and mental illness.

The discussion around these topics is getting better, but we're not there yet, and the only way to spread awareness and spark change is to speak up and keep the conversation rolling.

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Sarah J. Robinson is joining us to get serious about mental health. With her new book, I Love Jesus But I Want to Die: Finding Hope in the Darkness of Depression,

Sarah is sharing her personal journey and tackling the tough questions around mental health and illnesses, particularly in the Christian church, and providing insight, inspiration, and practical tools and resources for her readers to find a deeper understanding of their mental health.

 

What You Will Learn

  • How Sarah came to terms with her own mental health.
  • Breaking misconceptions of mental health and illness in the Christian community.
  • Little known signs of depression.
  • Shame, and shaking it off in the face of adversary.
  • Talking to someone who you suspect may be struggling with their mental health.
  • Unpacking why being a "bad Christian" is a harmful ideology.

 

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Something that we want everybody out there to remember is this: getting out of debt is NOT unachievable! Paying off all your debt and living totally debt-free is a wonderful goal to be had.

But at the same time, it's easy to look at all these debt-free stories and talk yourself back from the edge. "That could never be me...right?" Well, it could be -- you just have to get started!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're bringing you another amazing debt-free story to get you excited and inspired! This time, Malcolm Hodge is taking the mic to tell us how he busted his $100,000 debt in just three years.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Malcolm achieved financial freedom.
  • Malcolm’s tips and tricks to staying focused and hitting your debt freedom goals.
  • A quick look at investing for beginners.
  • Finding creative ways to cut costs.
  • How to do smart and efficient research.

 

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His & Her Money is a financial podcast, but we like to think we're also a LIFE podcast -- and we love bringing you episodes on everything from marriage to faith and everything in between! We know a lot of you out there might be listening in as a couple.

Relationships are a major piece in the fabric of life, and bringing you advice and clarity on relationships of all types is just as important to us as helping you get your budget spreadsheets right!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we were so excited to talk with Kaelin and Kyrah Edwards, two YouTube stars with a brand new book to introduce to all of you!

Kaelin and Kyrah, sometimes known as The Edwards Family, are a vlogging couple with over a million subscribers on YouTube, taking their followers on the journey of parenthood on marriage as young adults through their popular lifestyle videos. 

And today they're here to tell us all about their journey from social media personalities to newlyweds to parents and break down their book, This Kind of Love: The Overwhelming Power of Promises, Patience, and Faith.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Tips and tricks to navigating marriage as newlyweds at a young age.
  • How Kaelin and Kyrah decided it was time to come out with their book, This Kind of Love!
  • Why and when Kaelin and Kyrah turned to God to guide them through the ups and downs of marriage.
  • Kaelin and Kyrah's journey as newlyweds and up-and-coming YouTube sensations.

 

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Here at His & Her Money, we're all about all things finances, but our viewers might have noticed one hot topic missing from our lineup of financial advice and debt-free stories -- and that's cryptocurrency!

It's no secret that cryptocurrency is everywhere and that it's here to stay, and it's a huge subject in the financial space. There's a lot to cover, and we've been holding off on this episode, taking our time and getting it all together, and here we finally are!

So it goes without saying that for this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we wanted to bring on the best speaker we know to tackle this topic.

Dr. Hans from The Investing Tutor knows his stuff without a doubt, and we encourage you to sit back with some note-taking supplies for this one because he's dropping some gems for us today!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • What is cryptocurrency?
  • Blockchains are explained in depth.
  • How Dr. Hans discovered the world of cryptocurrency.
  • A brief history of bitcoin.
  • Steps that we can all start to take today to close the wealth gap.

 

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When we embark on a new entrepreneurship endeavor, there's a lot that we put into it -- and sometimes it might not feel like it's paying off!

We see our fellow entrepreneurs on Instagram with big houses and expensive cars and ask ourselves, 'how am I not there yet?!'

While the big picture of pulling in big dollars and being your own boss is the light at the end of the tunnel, starting a business is SERIOUS business, and it isn't always easy -- even when you're working for yourself, it's still work!

In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, there is so. Much. To learn on the subject! We couldn't be any more excited to welcome our guest Mignon Francios, founder of The Cupcake Collection in New Orleans, for some fantastic conversation on business, life, and everything between.

Mignon is a superstar entrepreneur with an amazing journey that she's sharing with us today, and we can't wait for you to hear it!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Mignon built her business from the ground up.
  • The importance of learning your industry.
  • Getting past "success envy" and paving your own way.
  • Balancing parenthood and business ownership.
  • Obstacles that Mignon overcame while she grew her company.
  • A faith-based approach to entrepreneurship.

 

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Homeownership is a HUGE step. For many of us, purchasing a home is all part of the American dream -- but even if homeownership is something that you want, you might not be thinking you're ready for it, or there could be some hurdles along the way that are keeping you on the fence.

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Lynn Richardson is back again, and this time she's tackling the big one: the road to homeownership!

If you've been listening to us for a while then you're probably familiar with Lynn's background from her other appearances on the show or from her book, Living Check to Monday, and you know the wisdom and the several hats that she wears -- but if not, then get ready for her to drop some knowledge!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The mindset shift that turned everything around for Lynn.
  • Purchasing a home with no credit.
  • Building your home buying game plan.
  • Busting our homeownership myths.

 

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Here at His & Her Money, we've had quite a few discussions about generational wealth. It's an important factor to take into consideration.

Unfortunately, when a lot of us think about the concept of legacies, we're thinking about what the world will be thinking about us after we're gone. But we need to be thinking about the impact we're leaving TODAY!

Today on the His & Her Money Show, we've got Brian Bullock taking us to church on generational wealth and legacy building!

We're excited about this conversation and you're about to find out why as Brian breaks it all down for us, dispelling myths and dropping truths to get you inspired, informed, and looking towards the future in a whole new light!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Generational cycles versus generational curses
  • Why you need to start thinking about your own legacy
  • A glimpse at the big names behind major brands
  • Setting goals to kickstart your legacy
  • The benefits of joint accounts for married couples
  • Unlocking the legacy mentality

 

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We've said it before and we'll say it again: His & Her Money is more than just a financial podcast! We like to switch things up, so our guest speakers and podcasts cover a whole range of topics, and we hope to help guide our listeners through all aspects of life, from money to marriage to faith.

Like so many of you, we hold our faith close, and a big part of that is prayer. And even though it might sound strange, sometimes prayer can seem a little bit intimidating! If you've ever found yourself struggling, you're not alone -- and this episode just might help!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we couldn't be any more excited to sit down with our guest of the hour! Pastor John  F. Hannah is a retired radio broadcaster of 13 years, Chicago native, acclaimed prayer warrior, and founder of the New Life Covenant Southeast ministry. 

On top of all that, he's just released a brand new book, Just Pray, highlighting the importance of divine communication and the pitfalls of prayerlessness. And today, he's breaking it down, and we hope you're ready to take some notes because John has a whole lot of golden nuggets to drop!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Learning and applying John's four steps to meaningful prayer
  • How we can learn to pray intentionally and unselfishly
  • The importance of honesty
  • Unlocking the true power of prayers

 

 

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If there's one thing we like to let everybody know here at His & Her Money, it's this: you do NOT have to live with your debt! Now we know, sometimes it can seem overwhelming.

Over time, our debts can accumulate into numbers we don't even know what to do with, and paying it all off sounds almost impossible -- it might even seem easier to just look the other way.

But don't let the pressure get you down -- there's always hope!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're bringing you another debt payoff story that we can't wait for everybody to hear!

This time, we've got Rashad and Nirvanna Mahammad on to tell us all about their $85,000 debt, their journey to get rid of it, and how it all went down! Rashad and Nirvanna are living proof that you can do it too!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Working with the "reluctant spouse" and staying on the same page financially as a couple
  • How Rashad and Nirvanna decided to bust their $85,000 debt
  • Setting realistic money goals to keep you on track
  • Why you might want to start thinking about retirement sooner rather than later

 

 

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What does reinvention mean to you? How do we decide on positive changes to make in our lives, and how can we begin our journey through faith? Well, when we think about taking cues from familiar faces in the Bible, Eve might not be the first name that comes to mind.

However, today's guest speaker has a lot to say on that, and we think she'll have you on the fast track to getting your proverbial garden together in no time at all!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Sarah Jakes Roberts is taking the mic! If you don't already know, Sarah is a mom, wife, entrepreneur, podcaster, New York Times best-selling author, and media personality. She is following in her parents’ footsteps to empower women (and men) through her books and ministry, Woman Evolve! 

Not only is she bringing the truth and wisdom to drop on everybody listening today, but she's also here to talk about her brand-new release, Woman Evolve: Breaking Up with Your Fears and Revolutionize Your Life, and help you set the groundwork to become the best version of yourself!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Identifying the forbidden fruits of our daily lives
  • How Sarah is rediscovering the story of Eve into an empowering foundation for women
  • How to make sure you’re evolving in the right direction for you
  • Trusting God to guide you on your journey of reinvention
  • The importance of self-reflection
  • Finding your world/life balance as women in business

 

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We love a good debt-free story here at His & Her Money. To us, getting out of debt once and for all is the ultimate financial power move when it comes to taking control of your own life and not letting the finances get you all tied up. 

There are a lot of tough decisions you're going to have to make in life but deciding whether or not to start paying off your debt doesn't have to be one of them -- in fact, starting your journey towards financial freedom can open up more doors than you ever thought possible!

Today on the His & Her Money Show, our debt-free story of the hour comes from Lindsey Ralston, and not only is she a debt-free advocate, but she's all about helping others to refresh and renew their money mindset and get started on their way to success!

Lindsey is big on all things debt elimination and has so many tools under her belt to keep your finances in check, and think, save, and feel like a millionaire!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Lindsey and her husband paid off their debt
  • Walking through your debt-free journey with faith
  • Common ways that we accumulate debt
  • Starting your debt-free journey as a couple vs. an individual
  • Thinking past bad financial advice and making smart decisions for YOUR life

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're looking a little bit closer at faith in our everyday lives, and we've brought in the best man for the job!

Bishop T. D. Jakes of the Potter's House Church is one of our own longtime mentors and he's got an endless supply of wisdom, insights, and practical advice that he won't just be dropping for you during our conversation, but also in his brand new book, Don't Drop the Mic!

Don't Drop the Mic explores the importance of authenticity, the influence of individual voices, and the concept of leaving the world better than you found it. So, how does that happen? What are the steps you can take to unlock your full potential and happiness, spiritually, professionally, and beyond? 

Well, T. D. has created a road map to clear, positive communication within communities, and how we can apply practical everyday principles for rich, efficient, fulfilling lives. This is an episode that we're super excited about, and it won't take long for you to see why!

 

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Fighting back against harmful stereotypes and ideals
  • The importance of exposure
  • Taking a deeper look at the pitfalls of social media
  • Training ourselves to learn and grow from personal struggles
  • Shaking off pressure from others and ourselves

 

 

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Everybody has felt disappointment. We want things, we work tirelessly towards them, and then even if we achieve those things, sometimes it doesn't always work out the way we expected. But really, why is that? And how do we stop this from happening over and over and over again?

Well, look no further for answers!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got some powerful insights coming from DeVon Franklin! DeVon is a producer, speaker, and New York Times Bestselling author known for all kinds of work, and today we're chatting specifically about the latest in his motivational books, Live Free: Exceed Your Highest Expectations. 

 

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With recent events, including the murder of Breona Taylor, George Floyd, and Ahmaud Arbery, the holes in the system and our society as a whole have once again come to light, and everybody has questions.

Why do these things keep happening? What needs to change, and who can make that change? When? Some of these answers may be grey, but as black people, it's imperative that we keep these lines of communication open.

So, that's exactly what we're doing today. In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Dr. Christina Edmondson is taking the world to school on race, gender, and especially, changing up the narrative for black women.

Christina, mom of two and wife of a pastor, holds a Master's degree with a background in sociology and psychology, so she knows a whole lot about a WHOLE LOT, and she's here today dropping nuggets on some of the key points to unifying ourselves socially, spiritually, and beyond.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Breaking down problematic stereotypes
  • We discuss black identity
  • The "role" of the black woman through history, and how Christina hopes we can change the narrative
  • Recognizing the many forms of systemic racism
  • We discuss current events such as the murder of George Floyd and the spark of change ignited in America
  • Breaking down the mistreatment of black women in the medical industry

 

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As humans, nobody is perfect. Sometimes we find ourselves so discontent and unsatisfied in our lives that we don't know where to turn.

In those times that you're feeling stuck, it might be time to make some major changes in your life, and with that comes the tricky questions, but most of all: where do I start? Well, look no further than Dr. Tony Evans for some answers!

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're so excited to bring on a longtime mentor of our own for some powerful, powerful discussion and insight! Dr. Tony Evans is a pastor, author, motivational speaker, and so much more. 

This is a man who drops wisdom wherever he goes, and today he's here to tell us all about his new book, U-TURNS: REVERSING CONSEQUENCES IN YOUR LIFE.

U-TURNS the latest installment in Tony's trilogy, including DETOURS and PATHWAYS, and if you haven't already, after this episode we can guarantee you'll be picking up a copy -- or three!

 

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Work is just a part of life. Sometimes you might not like it, but it's there. Whether you're an entrepreneur starting up your own business or climbing the ladder of corporate America, deciding on your career is a powerful choice -- and believe it or not, even if you think everything is going alright, you actually might be doing it wrong!

How? Keep listening!

Today on the His & Her Money Show, Ken Coleman is in the house! You might even know him as America's career coach, and Ken is a national best-selling author and critically acclaimed host of The Ken Coleman Show. 

He drops knowledge and wisdom on dream jobs, realizing our potential, and how and what we contribute to the world.

 

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We all use the internet in different ways. Whether you're looking up recipes or streaming a movie to wind down after a long day, or using your online platforms to generate income, there's something out there for everybody. On the business side, there's so much talk about blogs, social media, podcasts...but what about videos? 

Video-sharing platforms are hugely popular online, and YouTube is right up at the top. Here at His & Her Money, we're HUGE fans of YouTube as a platform for all types of entrepreneurs to grow your brand or business, so we're excited to have an episode that's all about it!

For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got Joseph Hogue with us again for some fantastic motivation and advice. Joseph has loads of experience on his side when it comes to running a business, and now he's a bonafide YouTube expert as well!

In three years, Joseph has gained 300,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel, Let's Talk Money! With Joseph Hogue, and he's about to drop facts on the YouTube game, from how to get started to how to make it big!

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Here at His & Her Money, we're all about tackling the ins and outs of marriage, money, and everything in between. Whether it's financial or the more personal side of things. Of course, sometimes that includes dipping into the topics a lot of people might want to look the other way on. 

However, they're important and they can't be ignored! One of those things is the silent killer that's destroying marriages everywhere every day, little by little and seemingly sliding under the radar: pornography.

For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we brought in Rosie Makinney to tell us all about her book and ministry, FIGHT FOR LOVE, and how she's pushing back against the harmful cycle between porn, marriage, and the American evangelical church. 

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we brought in the expert to break it all down for us. Chicago native Rendel Solomon of One Stock, One Future is a huge advocate of legacy building, and today he's dropping some serious bars on financial management, tackling knowledge, education, and wealth, and how we can all take advantage of our ability to invest personally and financially towards the future!

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got Create and Go co-founder Lauren McManus joining us for some great conversation on blogging!

With two six-figure blogs, Lauren knows all about what it takes to generate some serious passive income online, and she's so excited to share it with whoever she can reach.

She's also a full-time traveler enjoying all the benefits of passive income, so if that sounds like something you're interested in, stay tuned for some words of wisdom and soak it all up!

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're talking to Glen and Yvette Henry about the when, why, and how they started out towards entrepreneurial success.

Just like us, Glen and Yvette are podcasters. With their How Married Are You? podcast and their YouTube channel, Beleaf In Fatherhood, they're creating content and living the good life on their own schedule, and now they're letting everybody know how they did it!

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If you've ever done a Google search for quick, easy ways to generate money online, then you've probably seen a lot of blog posts about eBooks. And maybe you've even decided to give it a shot, but then all these questions start coming up! What if I'm not a serious writer? How do I pick a subject I know enough to write about? If I finish my book, where and how do I sell it?

Well, get ready for those questions to be answered!

For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we are so, so excited to have Sophia Ruffin take the mic with us to share her take on creativity, spirituality, and of course, her eBook empire. In 2019, Sophia -- or as she’s more commonly known, the Comeback Kid -- hit six-figures just from her eBook sales alone.

What You Will Learn

  • Outlining the positives of the virtual eBook industry
  • How much money can you make writing and selling eBooks?
  • Finding platforms to sell your eBooks
  • Sophia's tips and tricks to perfect your writing process
  • Resources to build your eBook team

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're catching up with Kendrick Harris, a truck driver who completely eliminated all his debt and is enjoying financial freedom to the fullest. Kendrick was deep, deep, deep in debt.

Over $100,000 deep. And once he decided to eliminate it, he didn't stop until it was all gone, and now he's dropping all his wisdom on the subject for you to learn, take notes, and get started on your own debt-free journey!

 

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Never let it be said that His & Her Money is JUST a finance podcast. As you probably already know, we've got you covered across all bases, from money and business to marriage and beyond. And it just so happens that we're entering the month of love right now and it's quickly getting up to be Valentine's Day, so we think it's fitting that for this episode, it's all about love!

Naturally, we brought in a couple of experts on the subject! Aaron and Jamie Ivey are popping in for this episode of the His & Her Money Show, and we can't wait for you to hear what they've got to say! Aaron is a singer-songwriter and pastor, and you can find Jamie over on YouTube and hosting the Happy Hour podcast. But most importantly? 

This Austin-based couple has been married for almost 20 years and they're still going strong! On that subject, Aaron and Jamie have created an amazing book to chat with us about today, and it's called Compliments: The Surprising Beauty of Choosing Together Over Separate in Marriage -- where they're unlocking the secrets to their happy, healthy marriage and sharing it to the world!

 

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For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're more than hyped to have Hailey Thomas, co-founder of Podcast Production School, taking over OUR podcast to talk about how you can start out strong into your brand new hustle: podcasting!

Hailey has seen so many blogs, websites, and podcasts, and she takes all that into account with her lessons and guidance, expelling facts and wisdom on how to grow your online business.

This includes all aspects of podcast production, from marketing, outsourcing, making a business plan, finding your niche within the niche, sponsors, and affiliates, and so, so much more!

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In this episode, we are going to introduce you to a concept you might have not heard about and that is investing in mobile homes. This is a method of investing that has a low barrier of entry.

Our guest John Fedro is a real estate investor who has been investing in mobile homes for the last 15 years and he is going to teach us what he has learned from all of his experience.  

At the age of 20, John made his first purchase as a mobile home investor after using every ounce of savings that he had at the time. He hasn't looked back since and in addition to creating his own cash flowing portfolio of mobile homes, he's helped countless others do the same. 

At first, he was embarrassed to tell his real estate investor friends what he was doing, but as he got the hang of the process those same friends ended up giving him more mobile home leads. By the end of year 1, he had 14 properties!

In this episode, he is sharing his story and everything that he has learned so that you can be equipped to make money in mobile home investing too!

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Nothing can devastate a family more than a crisis, where either a loved one passes away or even becomes permanently or temporarily incapacitated.

However, there are steps we can all take to mitigate the financial damage and make sure that you and yours are proactive and well-prepared for any emergencies that might arise.

As everybody knows, 2020 threw a lot at us. And it's safe to say that the majority of us weren't prepared. So let's start the new year off right and change it all around!

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Adam Carroll is joining us on this episode of the His & Her Money Show, and he's here to drop some serious nuggets of wisdom on all things wealth building and smart money management. Adam is an author, TED Talk alumni, and a force to be reckoned with in the personal finance community.

Moreover, he shares a huge stockpile of practical advice and information to spread around to anybody who's listening! He's discussing some topics he's most passionate about equity, liquidity, and paving your road to generational wealth!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How to maximize your checking account
  • Adam's thoughts on the FIRE movement and how you can get started on your path
  • The HELOC, explained
  • Teaching your kids lessons in money
  • Unpacking the step by step process to picking your line of credit
  • Adam's step-by-step process to financial planning

 

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For this episode, Dr. Josh Straub is joining us here at the His & Her Money Show to spread some wisdom and insight on family life, and the power of paying attention.

With a Ph.D. in counseling, Josh and his wife Christi created Famous At Home, a podcast and ministry founded around doing exactly as it sounds - channeling our drive to be a person of interest in our communities and professions, into being a rockstar in our homes.

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For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got Rachel Cruze!

As a lot of you might already know, Rachel is the daughter of Financial Peace University's Dave Ramsey.

We talk a lot about Dave on the show but today it's all about Rachel as she drops facts on all things finances AND her brand new book, Know Yourself, Know Your Money.

We're so excited to check it out, and after hearing what she's got to say, you will be too!

 

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Today's guest for this episode of the His & Her Money show knows ALL about that. DeShena Woodard used to be in debt - lots and lots of debt. And even worse, she didn't know what to do with it. First of all, she had a limited view of money.

Growing up, her parents put in the hours, but somehow her family stayed broke - from the looks of it, going to work just meant paying the bills and that was that. So, she followed the rule book: college and career. But ironically, college was when Deshena officially started her debt spiral.

Now they're living 100% debt free and today, DeShena runs a blog called Extravagantly Broke where she's empowered to help others find their financial grip and kick debt right out of their lives - just like she did! 

 

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For this episode of His & Her Money, the topic is faith: keeping it alive within our families and helping our kids of all ages better understand God. Our guest is Scott James, a rockstar dad of four and a pediatric surgeon. So far, he's written two fantastic biblical books for kids and parents and he's here to break down his latest, Where is Wisdom? A Treasure Hunt Through God's Wondrous World.

Scott is an Elder in his church and devoted to spreading the spirit of God, building up that faith in his own kids, and providing tools and encouragement for other parents to do the same. He talks about his writing process and the inspiration behind WHERE IS WISDOM, as well as laying the groundwork for "faithful plotting" and a practical approach to teaching your kids about God, simply and effectively. Scott's words are so important today, so we hope you're taking some notes and leaving this episode feeling inspired!

Follow Scott on Twitter for even more @scott_h_james!

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're talking with a couple who's done exactly that and hit total debt freedom. Louis and Rachel started their marriage with Louis' student loans, then a car loan and a few credit cards later, they found themselves in some serious debt. But once they decided to tackle it, they went all in, and they eliminated $80,000 worth of debt in just two and a half years!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Deciding as a couple to eliminate their debt
  • How Louis and Rachel cut back and started saving
  • Ignoring distractions and naysayers and keeping your head in the game
  • The importance of considering and establishing generational wealth
  • The turning point when Louis and Rachel decided they didn't want to be in debt anymore
  • Louis and Rachel's secrets to staying motivated going debt-free
  • Advice for couples on handling finances as a team

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, AJ and Khalil are taking over to share their journey into debt freedom and help get you on track to start one of your own! He's a research and development scientist, she's a business executive, and together they founded Marriage Inside Out.

They coach other couples through the ups and downs and ins and outs of marriage, family, finances, and more! So basically, these two are total professionals and know exactly what they're talking about, so it's no surprise to us that this smart money couple managed to kick their $97,000 debt in just three years - and keep listening to find out how!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How Khalil and AJ got their debt freedom story started and how they kept it going
  • Their modified debt snowball effect
  • Tips and strategies to going debt-free
  • Unpacking budgets - why they're important, how they work, and sticking to it
  • Different ways Khalil and AJ saved money towards their debt-free process

 

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Here at His & Her Money, we like to cover all the bases when it comes to family life, and parenting our children is a huge part of that. Every parent just wants to set their kids upright, so today we're tackling a ridiculously important and ridiculously under-discussed topic around protecting our kids: internet security. 

On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got Chelsea Brown on board to break it all down for us. Chelsea is an ethical hacker, which means she's a web wizard with a cybersecurity degree to back it up.

Her peers' experiences with cyberbullying and doxing back in the Myspace days inspired her career path, and today her job is all about navigating the internet and all the technology that comes along with it, and coaching parents how to keep their kids safe in a space that's not always kid-friendly.

Check out Chelsea and learn more at digitalmomtalk.com!

 

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In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we can't even tell you how excited we are to have some experts on the subject. We're talking with our friends, entrepreneur power couple Kev and Melissa AKA KevOnStage, and MrsKevOnStage.

These two are the real deal - they're in the Hollywood game and seriously hustling, and are a huge inspiration to anybody wondering what finances, business, and teamwork look like from a marital perspective. 

Sometimes getting on the same page hustle-wise with your partner seems like an uphill battle, especially when only one side has the entrepreneurial energy, but Melissa and Kev are sharing their story from the ground up to get everybody caught up and looking in the right direction.

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We've said it before, but we'll say it again: His & Her Money Show isn't just a financial podcast. We're a platform to raise and discuss the issues that are relevant today, be it money, marriage, faith...or sometimes all of the above! We listen and we hear you, and we hope you're as excited as we are for some much-needed conversation with a much-request guest speaker!

For this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got Jemar Tisby in the house to talk race, religion, and taking action. Jemar is a hot topic with his new book, The Color of Compromise, and we're so happy we got him on today to drop facts and wisdom on the racial divide, and most specifically, what our Christian church can do -- and what is ISN'T doing -- to help curve the disconnect and, hopefully, start to heal the world.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • What inspired Jemar to write The Color of Compromise
  • Looking back on segregation and how it reflects on today
  • The role that the church has played in systemic racism
  • The importance of practicing what one preaches
  • Unpacking the racial division in America and the many ways it presents itself

 

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On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, entrepreneur extraordinaire and full-time YouTuber Ryan Scribner is coming in to drop his secrets all about it, from generating income through social media and how he went from working the 9-to-5 to bringing in $1,000 per DAY.

Ryan juggles his financial blog Investing Simple and a self-named YouTube channel, where he averages a million views per month and spreads the word on how everybody listening can kick start their own entrepreneurship journey and take total control of their finances all at the same time.

In this episode, Ryan is dropping so many tips and practical advice about making money through social media. He discusses YouTube in particular.

We discuss maintaining and keeping track of your channel, deciding to get started and tackling the basics, and staying focused and getting your numbers up. It's a ride and you won't want to miss out. Get your note-taking supplies out and ready and soak up as much as you can!

 

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Today on the His & Her Money Show, we're talking with Pongee Barnes: wife, mom, and real estate investment rockstar. Pongee and her husband have an impressive real estate portfolio, and even more than that, an impressive outlook on life with their two young boys. 

They're outspoken advocates about the importance of teaching and setting up our children (especially our black children) for the future, not just financially, but with knowledge. Giving our children the tools to succeed sounds like a no-brainer but we might be surprised how many kids grow up without the know-how or even the can-do to be successful once they're out in the world.

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got the best person in the house today to talk about all that. A serial entrepreneur: Ericka Williams, businesswoman extraordinaire who wears so many hats, it's almost hard to keep track.

Ericka was exposed to entrepreneurship at a young age and there was just no turning back for her. Now, Ericka uses her platform to promote self-made businesses while managing her own income streams and absolutely thriving.

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're giving Dr. Lynn Richardson the floor to bring out some of her strategies, insight, and wisdom on reviving 2020 and ending this year strong for 2021.

We love talking to Lynn and it's a fact that you'll learn a whole lot sitting in on any conversation with her, especially today -- so get your note-taking supplies on standby to get down all these nuggets of wisdom she's about to drop!

What You Will Learn

  • Getting your strategy together and putting it to work
  • The importance of adaption and making new moves
  • The power of making "new money memories"
  • Lynn's fourth-quarter gameplan
  • The importance of running your own business

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We're so excited to share this episode of the His & Her Money Show! Our good friend Allison Baggerly from Inspired Budget is here and she's a bit of an expert on total debt elimination. You wouldn't be surprised, because she and her husband paid off $100,000+ worth of debt in four years!

Now, she's using her platform to help others, specifically, women, learn to eliminate debt and keep it gone for good through budgeting and taking total control of their finances -- and you can learn too!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • The importance of multiple streams of income, and how Allison utilizes them
  • Recognizing your own money habits, the good and the bad, and figuring out what might need to change
  • The moment Allison and her husband decided to pay off their debt
  • How Allison turned her debt-free story into a business
  • Staying on track while you're paying off your debt

 

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Today’s show is sponsored by Legal and General America. Legal & General America makes understanding and applying for life insurance easy. Also, agents are standing by to help you determine the best coverage to fit your family’s needs.

Visit HisandHerMoney.com/lgapodcast to get started on your journey toward financial wellness.

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Kerry Lampkin is here with us today on the His & Her Money Show and we couldn't be more hyped about it. Kerry is a self-made real estate investor and entrepreneur extraordinaire, who blasted his investment portfolio from zero to $3.4 billion in just four years. Four years!

That's right, Kerry learned the business and jumped in with both feet to build a wholesale empire and he's here to take us through every aspect of the journey, from beginning to now, and everything he learned along the way.

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Making that first step as a couple to pay off your debt is a huge learning curve for you and your partner. It might look like a long, long road ahead, but if you work together to stay on track, the process can be faster than you thought.

On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, one of our very own smart money couples, Kendrick and LaTasha from Missouri City, Houston, are putting out some hard facts on how they jumped the hurdles to achieve financial freedom and paid off their $53,637.60 debt in 22 months! LaTasha was initially inspired by a coworker to start eliminating their debt. The couple already had a good foundation: they were already living below their means, but once they busted out the calculators and started crunching their numbers, they quickly realized how they could cut way back.

Today, Kendrick and LaTasha and here to share all about their debt-free journey, how they got to the sweet day of that last payment and spreading even the word on their couponing strategies. You're gonna get some great pearls of wisdom from their wild ride and we hope you can apply it to your own road to financial freedom!

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On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, our guest speaker Jesse Mecham is a man who takes his budgets very, VERY seriously. That's why he's the founder and CEO of You Need A Budget. YNAB is a company that's all-in on guiding people and business owners to understanding all things money management. 

He's dropping so much information on the topic, including loads of insight on financial management for couples, from bringing a reluctant significant other onboard and the importance of tackling the budget as a united front.

Jesse is a walking wealth of information and this is an episode with serious note-taking potential. Get your pens and papers out to get some of this knowledge down. Moreover, get ready to get started on that budget!

 

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're talking to a couple who has first-hand experience on what it takes to plan, budget and pay your way to total debt elimination. Brandon and Audri have been married 14 months and in that time, while they're still in the middle of their debt-free journey, so they've knocked out $30,000 of debt and are going strong!

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Keeping up a flexible lifestyle even while living within the budget
  • The benefits of having positive money role models
  • Brandon and Audri break down their phase-based debt elimination plan
  • Finding a money management strategy that fits you both as a couple
  • Understanding interest rates
  • How Brandon and Audri are staying on track to continue knocking out their debt in the future

 

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On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, financial powerhouse Lynn Richardson is back at it again for another incredible, information-packed episode you know you won't want to miss.

This woman knows it all --- financial planning to career planning to generational wealth and beyond --- and we're giving Lynn the mic to go off on some super important topics we should all be thinking about, talking about, and manifesting into our own realities.

 

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Today’s show is sponsored by Legal and General America. Legal & General America makes understanding and applying for life insurance easy. Also, agents are standing by to help you determine the best coverage to fit your family’s needs.

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This is such an inspirational and courageous story of a mom who quit her comfortable and lucrative employment while giving birth. We know this might sound strange. But, you must check out this episode!

This mother gave herself options and you have to hear what she's doing now. She gave herself a two-year timeframe to make things happen and if not, she was ok with going back to her job.

After listening to her story, you're going to leave with tools that you need to put your financial life in order.

 

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We connected with today's guest years ago but we're just now making this episode of the His & Her Money Show happen - but it's better late than never! We've got Damien Peters in for you, founder and CEO of Wealthy Noir, where he's keeping black entrepreneurs and the whole world up to date on budgeting, investing, and unlocking the greatest key to success: making your money MAKE money!

This is a man who wears a lot of hats. Damien has real estate portfolios, a consulting business, has worked at Facebook, and is up to so much more, all while managing work time and family time without breaking a sweat. So, how did he go from his computer science degree and Silicon Valley to helping young professionals master their finances? It's a great story, and he's more than happy to lay it all out for us. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Finding your work/life balance
  • Learning to think beyond the budget
  • How Damien has built and maintained his success through smart money moves and management
  • What are Robo advisors?
  • Keeping track of your money and knowing where it all goes once it comes in
  • The importance of emergency funds
  • Damien's debt story
  • Getting started in investing, the basics
  • Damien walks us through his top real estate investment strategies
  • how Damien and his wife make their budget work
  • Staying focused by setting practical goals and hitting them hard

 

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Today’s show is sponsored by Legal and General America. Legal & General America makes understanding and applying for life insurance easy. Also, agents are standing by to help you determine the best coverage to fit your family’s needs.

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Have you heard of the term net worth? Have you ever wondered what your net worth is? If so we have a great show lined up for you.

In this episode of the His & Her Money Podcast, we brought on a very special guest by the name of J.Money from BudgetsAreSexy.com. J.Money is super knowledgeable on the topic of net worth (and loads of other personal finance subjects), and took some time out of his busy schedule to educate us on the matter.

J.Money is a veteran personal finance blogger and is the creator of the websites BudgetsAreSexy.com, and RockStarFinance.com

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With busy, sometimes unpredictable schedules, we know you've got a lot going on and that finding dedicated time to pray and keep up that connection with God can get harder and harder. Well, first off, don't worry: a lot of us have been there, and it's okay! Just remember there are always ways to prioritize and strengthen that connection, to fit all schedules, and you're about to learn how!

In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're focusing on faith and keeping our prayer lives healthy and active. Author, speaker, and prayer warrior Chrystal Evans Hurst knows all about hitting that wall, and today she's spilling everything: how she realized that her prayer life wasn't where she wanted it to be and the steps that she took to fix it, and how that experience has inspired her to help others do the same through social media and her brand new book, The 28-Day Prayer Journey: A Daily Guide to Conversations with God.

 

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Our guest today has a LOT to say about that. This episode of the His & Her Money Show, real estate superstar Rich Carey is stepping back in by popular demand for another information-packed episode!

The first time Rich came on the show with us three years ago in one of our most popular shows to date, he walked us through the beginning of his real estate investment journey, and today we're catching up on where he's at now and how his business has continued to grow ever since.

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Sometimes the process of becoming debt-free is a total life overhaul that takes a lot of hard work, a lot of time, and a whole lot of dedication from both sides, and a lot of questions can come along with it. What if one partner wants to pay off debt and the other one doesn't? How and where do we start? Will long-term commitment hurt our relationship?

Well, on this episode of the His & Her Money, we're answering some of those questions with Mike and Ashley, a debt-free couple who we can all learn a LOT from! Together, they cracked down on $57,000 worth of debt and knocked it all out super fast. Now they're trying to inspire others that getting out of debt is a big project to tackle, but with the right mindset and determination, it's not impossible!

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • How and when Mike and Ashley decided to eliminate their debt
  • The importance of staying on the same page as a couple while managing your personal finances
  • Talking money before marriage
  • How Mike and Ashley paid off their $57,000 in just 32 months
  • Ways to stay focused and resist spending temptation

 

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In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Linda Gartz joined us live for some conversation about something that's a little bit less talked about: redlining. Whether you've heard of it or not, redlining was once a hot topic in segregated America. As Linda describes, if an African-American family - or, to a lesser extent, other races or nationalities - moved in a neighborhood or even an apartment, the entire neighborhood would be suddenly ineligible for loans.

Linda breaks down the history of redlining and her own experiences, reflecting on the aftermath of Martin Luther King Jr's assassination in her own childhood neighborhood and bringing forward the parallels between then and now. The Fair Housing Act ended official redlining but it's still so relevant in today's climate, and this is a chat you will NOT want to miss. Check out Linda's book for more and keep the conversation going!

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we take that philosophy and run with it for some great, great conversation. Casanova takes us through it, from his childhood in Chicago to where he is today and everything that went down in between, the good and the bad. Casanova is a voice of nothing but inspiration, positivity, and light, and anybody can learn a thing or two from his mindset and practical advice for getting through the rough patches and coming out strong!

In his own words, he's built his life and success around one main thing: relationships. And obviously it's served him well! He has strong views on networking and cultivating strong relationships in work and life in general. Casanova also gives us some insight into how he's applied it to countless situations. 

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Here at His and Her Money, we're all about helping couples through every single aspect of life, big or small, be it financially, spiritually, or even in the marital realm itself. These are conversations that we as a community NEED to be having every day, and sometimes we even bring on another couple sit down with us and do exactly that.

Today, that couple is the Lindseys, joining us for an incredible episode of the His & Her Money Show. Cornelius and Heather are the very definition of a power couple. They've been married for 10 years and in that time, they've 23 books between them as well as started their own church, the Gathering Oasis, and so much more. And now they're here to walk us all through it!

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, Nicole Rule is at the mic to talk about financial independence, and how we can normalize the whole idea behind financial freedom to let everybody know that it IS achievable.

Nicole is a mom of four and a total entrepreneur, who's the owner of Greatest Worth and recently launched The Abundant Life Summit. She knows exactly what she's talking about and we know you'll want to hear it!

 

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Today on the His & Her Money Show, Ericka Young is back for another amazing episode around a topic that's definitely relevant today.

First of all, though, she's a seasoned financial coach, and after she and her husband achieved total debt-free financial freedom, she wants to spread that enthusiasm to others, helping couples and individuals manage their finances and maximize their money.

And her insight and nuggets of wisdom are more needed now than ever, so get ready for an information-packed conversation so you can soak up all this knowledge!

 

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Well, for this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're all about the stock market, and we've brought in the expert to get the conversation started. Kevin L. Matthews II is a Top 10 financial advisor turned best-selling author who has helped hundreds of people plan for their retirement and manage their assets. So, we knew he was the guy to ask all your burning questions, and today he's bringing all the answers!

Kevin takes us through all aspects of the stock market, starting with the basics: figuring out what type of investor you are or want to be and how to get the ball rolling. From there, he breaks down picking stocks, index funds, fractional shares, and lets us in on his own personal philosophies for investing to success. 

 

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Today on the His & Her Money Show, our guest Ernest Fenton is a passionate voice on estate planning. If you already know Ernest, he's made several radio appearances to help shake off all and any preconceived notions and start-up that conversation about estate planning today, so you can start creating your legacy and securing your assets for the future.

Get in contact with Ernest at attorneyernestfenton.com!

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As parents, it's our full-time job to set our kids up for life. Giving them the tools and mindset to succeed at whatever they want to do.

On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, we've got two shining examples of early business education with Terrie Chantel, aka PajamaCEO, and her son Austin. Terrie is a mom of three who's passed on her love for business and entrepreneurship to her sons. She firmly believes it's never too early to start educating and inspiring our kids through example today, to be even more successful for tomorrow.

Back in the day, Terrie thought she knew what success looked like: going to college, settling into a career, and work, work, work. Then she realized there was so much more to her AND the opportunities life had to offer. It took a few years for Terrie to get the entrepreneur itch, but once she did, she was on a mission, overcoming obstacles and discrimination to design her own dreams and start setting up those goals to achieve them. Now Austin is following in her footsteps, putting in the work and hustling hard towards a promising music career and as many businesses as he can start along the way.

Today, she and Austin are spilling their entrepreneur mindsets, hacks, and strategies, and giving us a look in the playbook for getting that fire started at a young age. Parents, get that pen and paper out, and you might even want to grab the kids for this one - it's a ride you won't want to miss!

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Breaking down the legacy mentality
  • How Terrie overcame her experience with racism in the workplace
  • Various ways Terrie encourages her sons to grow their dreams
  • Feeling trapped in the traditional career path
  • How Austin is utilizing his entrepreneurship skills
  • The how and why Terrie decided to teach her kids about business early
  • Using Poshmark to generate income
  • Terrie's first side hustle

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we hope you're getting ready for a masterclass. Ashley Hamilton was a single mom supporting her kids day by day as a waitress and her success story is amazing, how she went from making $20,000 a year to building a real estate investment empire out of Detroit.

Ashley knew she wanted a more passive income so she could spend less time working and more time with her family. So, she put a lot of thought in, watched a lot of HGTV, and started doing the work!

She mostly deals in single-family homes and buy-and-hold rentals, and throughout the episode, she takes us inside her process, from picking and flipping properties to managing her team and tenants. Whether you're just curious or about to take that first step into real estate yourself, what Ashley has to say is important information for anybody, so start taking notes and get ready to soak up all this knowledge!

Keep up with Ashley on Instagram @detroit_investor!

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Something that we talk about a lot at His & Her Money is student loans. With so many people out there struggling with their student loan debt, we know it can be overwhelming on a good day, but especially in today's uncertain times. Federal student loans are currently on pause until September, but then what? When school is officially back in session, where do you go from there?

Well, for today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, we brought in somebody who's a bit of an expert on the whole subject of student loans and everything -- we mean EVERYTHING -- that comes with it.

Robert Farrington is here dropping facts and wisdom on tackling your student loan debt and coming up with your own effective, stress-free approach to knocking them out as fast and smooth as possible!

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Family is everything, and being able to guide our children spiritually and financially to shape their futures is such an important part of it. At first glance, it may look intimidating, but it doesn't have to be - and our guest today is living proof.

For today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, Jerrad Lopes is on board to give us all some insight on his own personal growth as a father, and how he's helping guys around the world lead their families spiritually and beyond. Growing up without a dad shaped Jerrad's life more than he initially realized, and today he's a pastor dedicated to ministry and family as the founder of Dad Tired.

When Jerrad created Dad Tired, it was completely unexpected. He wanted to create a space for men to come together and share their journeys and experiences, and it snowballed from there into something amazing. With his podcast and community, Jerrad is supplying resources to help guide fathers in leading their sons and daughters to Christ, success, and happiness, and pushing through the same adversaries he experienced himself towards fixing up and nurturing the ultimate family dynamic. This is such a great episode for anybody, and Jerrad is giving away so much wisdom on the topic of manhood, family building, and becoming the version of yourself that you always knew you could be!

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Entrepreneur extraordinaire Ayesha Selden is our guest and she's ready to drop some wisdom on everybody listening! Ayesha always knew she was gonna be successful, and she did THAT and THEN some. She took on the stock market and real estate industry single-handed.

Furthermore, she built up a million-dollar business plan and amassed a strong set of values and wisdom along the way that she's spreading around as far as she can reach.

Today, she's dropping some practical investment advice right here as well as keeping the conversation going on investment, wealth building. Ayesha also breaks down the importance of just going for it as up-and-coming black industry leaders and entrepreneurs. It's an incredible episode, and we hope you glean as much knowledge from Ayesha as we have - and that you might even want to get to work!

Follow Ayesha on Twitter and Instagram @ayeshaselden!

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Managing your money as a couple is a big deal. Whether you're still battling those student loans or already living debt-free, regardless, it's important that you and your partner are both on the same page. Nicole Iacovoni overcame her own financial crisis and is now using her experience to continue helping and inspiring other couples to do the same!

In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we have Nicole on board to walk us through her debt-free journey as an entrepreneur. Nicole is a licensed psychotherapist specializing in couples therapy. She had big plans when she decided to expand her mental health practice into a full-service wellness center, but before she knew it, she and her business were deep in debt and struggling to generate income with seemingly no way out.

Not only did this negatively affect the practice, it starting to take its toll on her marriage too. That's where Nicole drew the line. She learned so many valuable lessons about marriage and money throughout the process of eliminating their debt, she's added financial therapy under her belt and is giving out advice, tips, tricks, and first-hand experience to anyone out there looking to take better control of their finances and start their own debt-free story! 

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On this episode of the His and Her Money Show, certified financial planner Carter Cofield is back on the podcast and we're talking business: YOUR business.

Carter knows what he's talking about when it comes to money so it's no question why we want you to hear everything he's got to say about entrepreneurship, and stepping out of your comfort zone to start your own business.

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Today's episode of His & Her Money is all about entrepreneurship, and it's a game-changer! Our guest is celebrity financial coach Dr. Lynn Richardson: she's been here before, and by popular demand, she's back and breaking down the facts on home-based businesses, what they are, and why they're essential to work-life balance, wealth building, and financial independence.

You can have your 9-to-5 and run your home-based business, or commit to it full-time, but whichever way you choose, Lynn knows having a home-based business is a MUST. And she'll tell you why! She's a goldmine of information and tips to success, so we hope you've got your pen and paper out to be taking some notes from this one.

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On today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, self-acclaimed "podcast nerd" and Do You Even Blog? founder Pete McPherson is here to lay it all out. Back in 2009, Pete unexpectedly launched his podcasting career with some friends. It was short-lived. So, he made the switch to accounting, then when he realized the corporate grind just wasn't the life for him, he decided it was time to hustle.

Side hustle, that is.

Over 50 failed blogs and online businesses later, Pete is back in the game as a full-time entrepreneur, blogger, and podcast rockstar. He's an awesome voice in the podcast and blogging community and a walking, talking wealth of information that any aspiring podcaster needs to know.

If you're looking into starting your own blog or podcast, go on over to Do You Even Blog? and check out everything Pete has to offer in his Podcourse program so you can get started off on the right foot, backed by the tips and tricks you won't be finding anywhere else!

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This episode discusses an area of your personal finance journey that has been overlooked. We are joined by Danielle Kunkle-Roberts to discuss the Health Savings Account and the benefits of opening one at any point in your financial journey. 

Danielle is co-owner of Boomer Benefits, a licensed insurance agency that helps Baby Boomers navigate their entry into Medicare. 

Health Savings Accounts or HSA’s are a great savings tool to put aside the necessary money for Medicare and what it’s going to cost you in your retirement.

An HSA is an account that you can open when you have a qualifying high deductible health insurance plan that you can deposit money into tax-free that grows over time with interest that you can use to pay for qualified medical expenses.

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This episode of the His & Her Money Show is ALL about credit. And we've got the best person to lead the conversation. Jeri Toliver is taking us through the ins and outs of the credit score and how our actions can impact it positively or negatively. But even Jeri wasn't always the most proactive person when it came to credit. She's letting us in on her story, a single mom of two realizing her financial situation wasn't what it needed to be, to where she is now as a homeowner with an 850 score and thriving.

Bad credit can follow you around for life, or you could get serious and start making the changes now to get your credit right. Now that Jeri is getting all the good rates and seeing the benefits of having her credit in check, she's full of wisdom about how you can do the same while building wealth and setting yourself up for the future. She doesn't stop until she's covered all the bases, and this is a great episode for everyone!

Keep up with Jeri @ FLYYCredit.com!

 

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The financial and personal freedom entrepreneurship can offer would be appealing to any couple. Though, it can feel impossible when your bank account is being drained by student loan debt every month. 

Kelan and Brittany Kline found themselves in that exact position in 2016. With $40,000 in combined student loan debt, they were stuck in routines at jobs that left them uninspired. 

After sitting down and taking a good hard look at what they had and deciding what they wanted, they came up with a plan that changed their financial trajectory.

Over the course of three years, they were able to quit both of their jobs, figure out how to grow a successful online business and pay off all their student loan debt in 5 months. Yes, you read that right… 5 months!

Listen in to learn how you can do the same. Kelan and Brittany share their experience navigating entrepreneurship while in debt. They talk about finding health insurance for their growing family, figuring out when it became the right time to walk away from their jobs and the challenges of working together as a couple.

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There are questions we all ask ourselves: am I making enough money? Is it going to the right places? How do I keep building wealth and make the most of it without breaking the budget? These questions might be open-ended, but there ARE answers, and we hope you'll find some of those by tuning in with us today!

This episode of His and Her Money, we dig deep into getting the most out of our income potential with Art Rainer. He's a writer, speaker, husband and father, and a motivator, looking out to help others hit all their financial goals. Today we're talking about his latest book, Find More Money: Increase Your Income to Tackle Debt, Save Wisely, and Live Generously, and breaking down how to make a few changes and best optimize our income to live the life you've always wanted.

Art is laying it all out for us in this one, sharing the mindset and resources behind his God-first approach to finances and the tools he's used to build his own empire while inspiring everybody within his reach to do the same. From hitting the books and evaluating your debt elimination process, to launching your side hustle, Art is a voice of reason to us all and can light the fire under you to get your finances right and start reaching your goals today!

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On this episode of the His & Her Money Show, our guest is taking us to school on money mindsets. Takisha Artis is a financial life coach who loves to help women entrepreneurs generate wealth and manage their money the smart way, pushing her clients to get their minds right and develop the strategies that work best on an individual level.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Finding your own version of wealth
  • Revamping our outdated ideas of money
  • Listening to your internal dialogue
  • How Takisha breaks down money into categories for her clients
  • Takisha's story, from bankruptcy to thriving
  • Shaking the victim mentality and taking accountability for your own money choices

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The world is changing, and our guest on this episode of the His & Her Money Show is watching it all go down and offering up some incredible advice. Dr. Derwin L. Gray is a husband, father, pastor, and author who came from a career in the NFL to found Transformation Church, a multiethnic South Carolina based community.

Today we're talking about his new book and his thoughts on life in general, from race to the church to what happiness means to each and every one of us.

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In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, we're having THAT conversation with Arian Simone and Dr. Nicole Garner Scott. These women noticed the lack of financial education in the African-American community and did way more than just pay attention, they took it to heart and teamed up to start a movement.

LEGACY OR LOSE is a campaign focused on bringing awareness and filling the cracks, doubling down on the importance of wealth-building, education, and financial literacy.

Arian and Nicole have built a powerful community and they're here right now to share some of their insights on tackling the wealth gap and how together, we can leave bias and systemic oppression in the past. But this interview is just the tip of the iceberg for these two. They're a wealth of information and inspiration and there's so much more to know, so you can get involved and join the movement at legacyorlose.com!

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Here at the His & Her Money Show, we love hearing debt-free stories, especially from smart money couples who got their head in the game and are crushing all their financial goals. In today's episode, we're talking with a couple whose story is a little bit different than the norm. Three years ago, Curt and Wendy kickstarted their debt-free ride with over 20 years of marriage, 6 kids, two full-time jobs, and $1,000,000 in debt between them.

Yeah, you heard that right: a MILLION dollars.

This couple is working on doing the impossible, paying off their monster debt and socking away money for their future and their kids. Today they share their strategy, mindset, budget tips, and how they even sold their SoCal house to tackle real estate investment to generate income. It's a crazy journey and they're not done yet - they've eliminated $650,000 of debt so far and can't wait to cross that financial independence finish line!

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Today’s episode features Brian Dembowczyk discussing parenting and how to bring the bible into your children’s lives. Brian talks about mistakes that he made and what it feels like to feel unqualified to disciple your children.

Brain’s journey in the ministry has led him to a focus on equipping parents on how to better minister to their children. 

The discussion goes into depth about how to make your ministering fit for your family and your household. Things like having a discussion around the dinner table, praying together, and layering in opportunities to talk about God. Brian talks about structured times and unstructured times. 

Brain Dembowczyk is a minister and author specializing in bringing biblical teachings to children with realistic steps and goal setting. Brian is the managing editor of the gospel project at Lifeway Christian Resources, leading the kid’s team helping kids and parents introduce the scriptures. Brian has experience in student and family ministries.

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Over here at His and Her Money, we love hearing your debt elimination stories from smart money couples. In today's episode, we've got Nadia Malik telling us all about her inspiring journey. She and her husband have taken total control of their finances, and they've been living debt-free for 10 years.

AND paid off a house.

Did we mention this was almost all done on a single income?

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As financial bloggers, His & Her Money sees hundreds of debt-free stories. We love to see those calculators out and the numbers going down, but these stories aren't just about the money, it's also about the people behind it. In today's episode, our guest's experience with becoming debt-free has a different spin on what money means to her and how she's used her financial smarts to better her life in unpredictable ways.

We've got Kassandra Dasent here with us today, a boss lady CEO who went all-in to knock out her $55,000 consumer debt. A successful businesswoman with a passion for holistic wellness, once she realized her debt was holding her back, Kassandra was giving up her dream condo and saying goodbye for now to a lot of the luxuries in her life, just to get her finances right and become more fiscally responsible for the future.

This wasn't just a financial journey, but a total lifestyle overhaul. While budgeting, saving, and upping her income potential, Kassandra was shaking off decades worth of bad habits and learning so much about herself and how she was managing her money. And now she's back to living her best life with her husband debt-free! Kassandra is a great example of putting in the work, and we hope you can learn a lot from her inspiring journey.

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On today's episode of His & Her Money, we were so happy to link up with a couple from our Smart Money Couples group for a conversation about debt freedom. Christy is an elementary school teacher living in Qatar with her husband, and most of the debt she brought into their marriage was student loans.

Several reasons pushed her towards paying off her debt, mostly her faith, and also the opportunities she realized she was missing out on. Initially, debt held Christy back from her dreams of being a missionary, and even after getting married, there were things the couple still struggled to do.

And that's when it was time to hustle!

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Rachel wasn't a stranger to real estate when she decided to make the switch to mobile home investment - she just wasn't totally prepared for all the twists and turns she'd hit along the way. The mobile home market is a completely different niche than single-family homes AND it's not the most talked-about investment opportunity. But no worries: on today's episode of the His & Her Money Show, Rachel is spreading the word on how she did it and how you can get started too!

We hope you've got your pad and pencils out to take some notes and from Rachel as she breaks down the decision to go from burned-out landlord to mobile home investment superstar. She's got an insider perspective on how the market moves and some super helpful stepping stones for getting into the business, from choosing your communities, cutting your deals, negotiating with park owners, and so much more. She also gives us some of her top resources for budding investors, that she used during her own learning experience! Check out her blog, Adventures in Mobile Homes, to hear more of Rachel's story and get inspired.

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Teamwork is a big deal in all aspects of relationships, but when it comes down to money, you HAVE to be on the same page. Here at the His & Her Money Show, we're always interested in hearing how different couples are tackling their finances, especially when it comes to total debt elimination. Sometimes it can be a tricky slope, but on today's episode, we've got Danielle, aka Amore Salute, sharing all about how she and her boyfriend paid off $325,134 worth of debt in just 4 years!

Danielle and her boyfriend are both super savers. Already sharing a good money mindset was essential to starting their debt-free journey. When they bought their house, they immediately knew they wanted to pay it all off as soon as possible and knock out the rest of their student loans right along with it. And did they ever!

Today Danielle is taking us play-by-play through their debt elimination strategies, from the moment they decided to turn over a new financial leaf, to wealth-building and the lucrative re-selling side hustle that Danielle discovered unexpectedly. You won't want to miss out on this one!

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These are some trying times for all of us. With the COVID-19 outbreak sweeping the nation, everything in our lives is a little confusing right now, including our finances. We want you to know, we get where you're coming from, and today's guest is coming through to break it all down.

For this episode of His & Her Money, we've got a familiar face stepping up to the mic as Lynnette Khalfani-Cox joins us yet again.

Lynette is a financial coach and getting her back on-board for this important conversation was a no-brainer - she's one of our trusted allies in the financial community, bringing her own strategies and practical advice to the table so you're informed, you're prepared, and you're staying safe.

Stay connected with Lynette at askthemoneycoach.com!

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Sorting out the facts vs. fiction surrounding the stimulus package
  • A step-by-step breakdown to unemployment
  • Lynette's insights on managing your money during a crisis
  • Slowing down and figuring out during quarantine
  • Empire-building for the future
  • Answering your questions on 41k loans
  • The importance of knowing your own finances, even if you have an accountant

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We've all heard about toxic people and relationships. Even if you don't realize it at first, not everyone in your life is going to be a positive influence and it's easier than you might think to miss the red flags of a toxic person in your circle. Sometimes we do notice, but we just don't want to act on it.

The His & Her Money Show isn't just a financial podcast - we're here to help you with life, marriage, and all things in between, and today's guest is here to do just that. Dr. Laura Dabney is a psychiatrist specializing in psychotherapy, and an expert on identifying toxic people and relationships and helping others figure out just what to do with them. Whether it's a friend, partner, or family member, there are steps you can take to distance yourself and either cut ties completely or put in some work to better the relationship.

Laura breaks it down for us with some invaluable tips for avoiding the negative influence of others and surrounding yourself with the positives. Her pearls of wisdom can apply to all sorts of situations - yes, even financially - and we hope you can implement them into your lives and break any toxic cycle you might find yourselves in.

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A sizable amount from a savings account and a small amount of money from a lawsuit settlement were the two methods that our guest today used to pay off her $62,000 debt in a little over a year. 

Kiara lost her job right when she had a plan to pay off her student’s loan debt in 8 years or maybe 5 years if she worked hard enough. But that suddenly took on a different turn when she suddenly got fired and she had to sue her former employer. 

Kiara shares how being an avid saver helped her pay off her debt faster even when she did not have a stable job. She also shares how the sacrifice of living at home helped her pay off her debt faster than most people.

Listen in to learn how Kiara has a principal of saving 10% of her income whether she is employed, underemployed or unemployed. You will also learn how she used the snowball method when consolidating her loans- which is basically paying off the smaller loans with the largest interests first.

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A couple needs to be on the same page when it comes to major decision making like paying off debt, which is what our guests today did to finally pay off theirs. 

Marek and Kothney-Issa were initially living life to the fullest, enjoying their marriage without caring about the debt. This was until Marek came across Dave Ramsey on the internet and brought the matter up with his wife. 

They share the strategy they used to pay off their $120k worth of debt in 24 months. They also share why they decided to live in a tiny house and why they believe it’s a good investment.

Listen in to learn why you might be spending more money than you need monthly and why you need to do the math to start paying off that debt. You will also learn how you can still have a strong marriage even when working multiple jobs.

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Cutting off expenses drastically, budgeting, and keeping a spending record were some of the major steps that saw today’s guest pay off her debt in less than 2 years. 

Tracie is a 100% self-employed freelance photographer who only got serious about paying off her $75,000 debt in August 2018. The overwhelming burden of debt prompted her to take the necessary action.

Tracie shares how being a self-employed entrepreneur with an unstable income became her excuse for making slow debt repayments. She also shares how listening to other people’s stories on the His and Her Money show brought her to the realization that she wasn’t doing enough to finish off her debt.

Listen in to learn how you can also pay off your debt even without a stable income. You will also learn how to raise your rates as a freelancer, and ask for what you deserve which might be of huge help in paying off that debt you owe.

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From a young age, both Chris and his wife had the anti-debt mentality, which helped drive them to early retirement, and to be successful before their wedding day.

This level of commitment can be replicated by taking a step back and looking at taxes, payment plans, finance, etc. from a different perspective.

In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, you will hear about the amazing story of Chris Mamula, and how he retired at “41”.

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Today we have Rob and Melissa to introduce us to Flea Market Flipper, and the strategies to turn something that has been thrown away or neglected, into something valuable. 

Incredibly, they have managed to turn this hobby into a profitable business and have encouraged many to do the same. It’s that simple, but not easy to accomplish.

In this episode of the His & Her Money Show, you will hear about the incredible journey that Rob and Melissa have taken, and how the Flea Market can be of value to you.

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Supplementing your income with a side hustle can make a world of difference when it comes to paying down debt or boosting your savings. Today’s guest has been able to do both. 

After Julie and her husband paid off over $90,000 in debt, she was able to take her side hustles to another level when she started to make money on Etsy.

As a new mom balancing a full-time job and two other side hustles including her blog, Millenial Boss and show the Fire Drill Podcast, Julie has managed to add an additional $6,000 to her income since starting her Etsy store, The Swag Elephant.

Julie shares what she's learned in starting up this lucrative hustle and how with the use of digital products, she’s been able to create a semi-passive flow of income for her and her family.

Listen in to learn how you can do the same and why established platforms like Etsy are prime for launching any good product— even if you don't have one crafty bone in your body.

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Ladies, if a man confessed to having a huge debt while you are dating, would you go ahead and marry them? Many ladies would never give it a shot. The fear of getting into a marriage and bringing in debt is real!

Today on the show, we have a couple that did not allow debt to stop them from getting married. Alfred brought in a debt of $145,000, while Felice made sure that she brought in no debt. When they got married, they agreed on aggressively paying off Alfred’s debt.

They went headlong into their debt freedom journey when they came to a point where they felt the need to pause their efforts. Tune in to find out the powerful reason why and the lessons they've learned along the way.

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Bill’s story is a little different from the other stories you may have heard on the His & Her Money Show.

That’s because Bill’s (aka Billy B.) story starts off with a 10-year sentence….but it ends with a $300,000 net worth and marriage at the end. 

Bill survived a 10-year prison sentence and a life of partying, drugs, and addiction to become an entrepreneur, speaker, investor, and owner of the Wealth Well Done blog.

You can find out more about him on his website,  Facebook, or Twitter.

 

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