Million Dollar Listing’s Ryan Serhant on how his first business came crashing down (Encore)

Million Dollar Listing star Ryan Serhant, whose new book “Sell It Like Serhant” is already a best seller, and his younger brother Jack had what seemed like a brilliant idea for firewood a business at age 10. While the business went down in flames, the lessons formed a foundation for Serhant’s extreme success in the real estate and entertainment business. 

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How to hit pause on your day job with Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise star and Laurel Road exec Derek Peth

Reality TV can be a job- but it often doesn’t pay like one. To film The Bachelorette and later Bachelor in Paradise Derek Peth had to take a break from his paying job in commercial banking. That’s where his emergency fund savings became the star of the show. 

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How to get a loan when you are self-employed or don’t have steady income with Bald Thought’s Lee Huffman

When Lee Huffman needed to visit his mom while she was receiving treatment for cancer, his car broke down and he had to get a new one immediately. But without steady income, he could have been out of luck, if it weren't for one key thing he had going for him. 

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Financial Grownup Guide: 5 Spring Break Travel Money Tips with We Travel There podcast host Lee Huffman

Do Spring Break like a Financial Grownup! Amazing tips from guest co-host Lee Huffman, host of the We Travel There podcast which shares the locals perspective on destinations. Lee, who also writes the blog Bald Thoughts, shares 5 tips to save you money and let you focus on the fun.  

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Imitation is the best way to success and other entrepreneur advice with author Nathan Latka

Millennial entrepreneur, podcaster, and author Nathan Latka shares how his love of pizza hut, his friends and willingness to put his money and savings where his mouth is got him what he wanted as a 5 year old child. Latka also previews his new book "How to Be A Capitalist Without Any Capital” and the strategies and systems that have grown his many ventures. 

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Writing your own rules after rejection with Happy Go Money author Melissa Leong

Happy Go Money author Melissa Leong shares the story of how her teen novels were rejected by mainstream publishers, but went on to sell over 70,000 copies after she decided to take control of her own career. Plus everyday social media tips to be happier no matter how much money you have or don’t have. 

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Financial Grownup Guide - Top new money books for grownups right now

Bobbi reveals her favorite new money books, and how to know if they are right for you. This month’s picks include The Dumb Things Smart People Do With Their Money. Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs by CBS News Business Analyst and Certified Financial Planner Jill Schlesinger,  Startup Money Made Easy: The Inc. Guide to Every Financial Question About Starting, Running and Grownup Your Business by Inc magazine Editor at Large Maria Aspan and Work Optional: Retire Early the Non-Penny Pinching Way by Our Next Life blogger and podcaster Tanja Hester.

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BlogHer co-founder Elisa Camahort Page played it safe with her finances so she could take bold risks when starting her business.

Elisa Camahort Page and her BlogHer co-founders went two years without paying themselves a salary. She had the financial foundation to stick with the venture for that long thanks to conservative money habits she established well before deciding to be an entrepreneur. 

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The awkward conversation strategy that turned a baby hobby into a grownup business with Bapron Baby’s Kelsey Larsen

Millennial mompreneur Kelsey Larsen shares her story of taking her home-made bibs from Etsy to mass retail by reaching out to entrepreneurs she admired but did not know, for advice, and in one case, collaboration.

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Financial Grownup Guide: 5 Ways to Walk Your way to Success

Ditch the coffee and forget the drinks meeting. Walking is a proven way to bring out the most creative ideas- and make the best connections with the people who can help you succeed. We talk how to set up walking meetings, how to generate ideas while walking, and how to keep walking when the weather foils your plans. 

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Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran on why you should spend money before you have it (Encore)

Entrepreneur and Investor Barbara Corcoran explains why she believes spending money in a deliberate way even before you earn it is a smart business strategy, and shares the story of her first really big investment. And yes, she committed to it before she had the money.

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How to build buzz for your business with 305 Fitness’s Sadie Kurzban

Sadie Kurzman won $25,000 in a college contest for entrepreneurs by using a strategy that has continued to drive the growth of her boutique dance fitness chain. The millennial entrepreneur shares her secrets to building a business on a low budget, along with her personal tips on how she manages healthy meals on a budget with her relentless schedule.

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Quitting your side hustle with Work Optional author Tanja Hester

Tanja Hester explains why she had to call it quits on the side hustle she loved in order to create new opportunities at her primary job. Plus her big money tip on how to save big on medical expenses while traveling the world. 

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