Episodes
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's BA Q&A! First, The Budgetnista gives us four helpful tips on how to fund a business. Then, Tiffany gives us some great advice on how to pivot in business. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/12/24
Published 04/12/24
Both of our BA besties are in the studio this week! Mandi is joined by her baby boy, Rio, so this episode is a little action packed. Tiffany shares the story of meeting Donald Miller and how much knowledge he poured into her and her team. Then, the ladies discuss Lizzo's recent public breakdown and the double standard for women athletes. For this week's Boost Or Break, Tiffany boosts for her mini cohort and getting advice from older black women. Mandi boosts for celebrating 7 years of...
Published 04/10/24
Hey Hey BA fam! This is our first "How To" episode for a new series in the Brown Ambition universe. This is a hilarious throwback from the time Tiffany had to fire someone in less than 24 hours. Then, the ladies answer a couple of BA questions regarding bank fees and traveling on a budget. Stay tuned every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday to keep up with your financial besties! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/08/24
Both of our financial besties are in the studio for this week's episode. It is career day and our favorite career coach did not disappoint with her expert advice. First, a listener wants to negotiate for more money at her current company. Then, a listener wants to know if she's been professionally ghosted. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 04/05/24
The ladies start this episode by celebrating Beyonce's new album, Cowboy Carter. Mandi and Tiffany do a full break down of Beyonce's ground breaking country album and share all of their favorite moments with the BA fam. The ladies also discuss California raising their minimum wage, high interest rates, and seasonal allergies.  For this week's Boost or Break, Mandi's calls out the Boston police for discrimination at the Boston Marathon. Tiffany boosts by shouting out a book called “10x Is...
Published 04/03/24
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's episode! Tiffany shares how she's leverages her New York Time's Bestselling book "Get Good With Money" and why it's important to find your purpose in business. Then, Tiffany shares a concept called "the thing before the thing" which means, don't get discouraged when things don't workout for you because sometimes it's just to get you ready for your real opportunity. Tradeandtravel.com/thebudgetnista Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 03/28/24
Both of our financial besties are in the studio this week! Mandi starts by sharing good news about her father's health journey and Tiffany shares the story of a horrible tumble she took last week. Then, Tiffany almost got podcast scammed and shares the details with the BA fam! Tiffany reminds us about her investing journey and Mandi shares how the real estate industry is changing. For this week's Boost Or Break, Tiffany breaks and shares a story about her niece being embarrassed by her and...
Published 03/27/24
First, a listener wants to know how to raise her credit score and Tiffany teaches her a special trick to make her score jump like Jordan! Then, a listener wants to know if it will affect her credit score if she closed a couple of her credit cards. This is an excellent episode for anyone in need of credit card advice. youshouldinvest.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/21/24
The ladies start this episode by discussing paying taxes as entrepreneurs and Mandi shares why she's stressed about it. Then, Tiffany shares her most recent experience at The White House and Mandi shares some of her problems with the current political climate. Both ladies talk about advocating for yourself in the hospital and why having knowledgeable people in your life is important. For this week's Boost Or Break, Mandi breaks for girls using Dawn dish soap to wash their hair and Tiffany...
Published 03/20/24
Our financial besties are back for another episode! First, a listener finds out he's been underpaid for years and needs advice on how to handle this at work. Then, a listener lands a new job and wants to know how much information she should tell her current boss about the reason she's leaving. tradeandtravel.com/thebudgetnista Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/15/24
Both of our financial besties are back in the studio this week! The ladies start the episode by discussing Tiffany's time at the White House. Tiffany shares the big takeaways she got from the state of the union like medicine costs, environmental changes, and student loans. Then, Mandi shares her thoughts on the Oscars and Beyonce's new hair product line "Cecred'. Both of the ladies give us a "Love Is Blind" breakdown and discuss what keeps men from cheating. For this week's Boost or Break,...
Published 03/13/24
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's BA Q&A. First, a big sister owes her little sister $6,000 and Tiffany maps out a payment plan for her to pay back the money. Then, a listener needs advice on how to combine finances in a marriage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/08/24
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's episode. First, she starts by sharing her experience speaking at the META breakfast and her special moment with Garcelle Beauvais. Then, Tiffany explains why practice makes perfect and stresses the importance of practice in business and in personal relationships. For this week's Boost or Break, Tiffany "breaks" the negative stereotypes people are putting on love and encourages people to speak positively over their lives. Lastly, Tiffany boosts to getting...
Published 03/06/24
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's BA Q&A. First, a listener wants to know if she should get life insurance as a potential money-making tool. Tiffany stresses the importance of using life insurance as a protection and not income. Then, a listener who wants a financial advisor asks for tips on how to choose the right person. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 03/01/24
Tiffany is riding solo for this week's episode! She starts the episode by giving the BA fam beauty tips and share how she's embracing her feminine energy. Then, the Budgetnista discusses community and why it's so important to have the right people around you. For this week's Boost Or Break, Tiffany breaks Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/28/24
First, Mandi encourages a listener to save and invest her money instead of spending frivolously. Then, Tiffany teaches a listener how to grow their business and teaches us the difference between community and income. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/23/24
Mandi is joined by her brother, Alex Woodruff. In this episode, Alex shares how he recovered from being laid off from his job and gives some helpful advice to anyone going through the same thing. Mandi and Alex also discuss negotiations, networking on LinkedIn, and why it's important to take big risks in your career. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/21/24
Your financial besties are back for this week's BA Q&A. First, a woman is pivoting from the education space but is worried about changing careers and what will come with that. Mandi gives her great advice on how not to count your chickens before they hatch. Then, a listener wants to switch companies and Mandi gave her some expert career coaching advice. This episode is all about career and our financial besties do not disappoint. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...
Published 02/16/24
The ladies start this episode by discussing everything surrounding the Super bowl. Mandi and Tiffany share their opinions on Usher's halftime show, Beyonce's surprise drop, and the iconic Superbowl commercials. Before the break, our financial big sisters discuss the current tough climate as an entrepreneur and in the 9-5 world. For this week's Boost Or Break, Tiffany boosts for a new program she's involved in where she's hiring financial educators! Mandi boosts for the book "A Computer Called...
Published 02/14/24
Both of your financial big sisters are here for this week's BA Q&A. First, listener "Monica" wants to know if borrowing money from your 401k is a smart way to pay off debt. Then, a listener who received an inheritance of $200k needs advice on what to do with all this new money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/09/24
This week, both of our financial besties are joined by Vivian Tu, who left Wall Street and her role as a JP Morgan trader due to burnout. Embracing a new chapter in the media space, she carried over her financial expertise to build a unique career path. Vivian now offers fun, easily digestible financial advice on social media, aiming to transform "finance into fun-ance" and create an atmosphere where she's simply chatting with friends on a couch. Her engaging approach has led to partnerships...
Published 02/07/24
Mandi is riding solo for this week's Q&A. First, a listener was asked about her "pay history" from a company and Mandi breaks down why this is not okay! Then, a pregnant listener is concerned about potential lay-offs at her job and Mandi gives her tips on how to make the most of her time there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 02/01/24
Mandi and Tiffany start the episode by doing a little catch up and reminisce on early Brown Ambition days. Before break, the ladies also discuss the rise of black investors. After break, the ladies are joined by Gigi Gonzalez. Gigi is a financial educator and bestselling author of Cultura & Cash! She's on a mission to empower first-generation students and young professionals of color entering the workplace to confidently manage their money, pay off debt, build generational wealth, and...
Published 01/31/24
Mandi is joined by her cousin, Anna. Anna is a full-time college student with dreams of working in the med-spa industry. Mandi does a live coaching call and gives Anna some tools on what's going to set her apart. This is a great episode for anyone who are looking for creative ways to move up in your industry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Published 01/26/24