Fearless entrepreneurship with The Female Quotient’s Shelley Zalis

Legendary entrepreneur Shelley Zalis, Founder and CEO of The Female Quotient, The Girls Lounge, FQ Talent and FQ Impact, knew she needed to be fearless when she started her first company Online Testing Exchange. So when her relatives offered to fund the venture, she turned down the money, choosing instead to go to out

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Getting it right the second time around with The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew (encore)

After 148 rejections in the first funding round, Kathryn Minshew founder and CEO of the Muse took note of what she did wrong and upped her game when she went looking for new financing. Minshew scored close to $30 million thanks to the new approach. 

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Nice ways to become a financial grownup with author Fran Hauser

Fran Hauser became a financial grownup very young, helping her immigrant parents build their businesses by doing the books and serving as a liaison to clients as early as 1st grade. The author of “The Myth of the Nice Girl, Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate” now applies those early life lessons to her search for  startup investment opportunities.   

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How to buy free time with "Off The Clock" author Laura Vanderkam

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam on how she and her husband decided to pay it forward to free up time to create available time for career and business growth.  

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Raw and real family money revelations and coping skills with InvestED's Danielle Town

Invested author and podcast host Danielle Town talks candidly about her sometimes painful family money history and how she and her dad healed their relationship, and eventually teamed up to educate others about money and investing. 

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Christie Brinkley, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Inspired Money's Andrew Wang

 Investment advisor Andy Wang, host of the Inspired Money podcast, stepped out of his comfort zone, tried something that scared him, and connected with new clients and friends including celebrities like Christie Brinkley. 

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Writing a check for problems to go away with CBS' Jill Schlesinger

Award-winning CBS Business News Analyst, and radio and podcast host Jill Schlesinger talks about how she literally bribed her ex-husband. to go away, after just one year of marriage. She also shares her best tip for organizing and tracking spending. 

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The $3 comeback with VA queen bee Kayla Sloan

After early divorce set Kayla Sloan on an emotional spending binge and into debt, she discovered she could help herself, by working behind the scenes helping a growing market of entrepreneurs- and then becoming one herself.  

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Investing in walking birthday cake with Brandless CEO Tina Sharkey

When Brandless CEO Tina Sharkey turned 30, she  didn’t want a birthday party- she just wanted the cake. Specifically a photograph of a walking birthday cake with legs that was by artist Laurie Simmons. Little did she know the significant role that work would play in her life. 

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How to make and lose a million dollars with author Allison Task

Life Coach and best-selling author Allison Task was a dot-com millionaire by 30, only to lose it all in the dot-com bust. But from there she started on a path that has included working with Martha Stewart, hosting cooking shows, writing cook books, building a coaching business and her latest book “Personal (R)evolution. How To Be Happy, Change Your Life, And Do That Thing You’ve Always Wanted To Do. "

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Shhh... Clever Girl Finance's Bola Sokunbi had a secret luxury handbag habit

Clever Girl Finance’s Bola Sokumbi is famous for saving $100k on a $54k salary in about 3 years. But then she started dropping $3,000 on a massive collection of luxury handbags, most of which she never even used. 

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How to make checks appear in your mailbox with the Millennial Money Fix author Doug Boneparth CFP®

Doug Boneparth  CFP® got his entrepreneurial game on early in life when at just 15 he was selling Japanese Anime video’s on a new platform- eBay. While the business did not last, the lessons about supply and demand, as well as keeping track of the profits, provided the foundation for the entrepreneur he is today. 

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A tough lesson about paper trails with Young, Fun, and Financially Free author Leanna Haakons

Leanna Haakons trusted a friend to sell her car so she could use the proceeds for tuition. But when she handed over the keys, he hit the road leaving her without the cash to pay for school. 

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Wealth coach Deborah Owens gets taken for a ride with her finances

Deborah Owens, aka America’s Wealth Coach  and creator of WealthyU literally drove down the value of her car,  and actually owed money at the end of her lease. She admits she didn’t even know the difference between owning and leasing a car. 

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Dramatic income swings with Transformers 4 actress Victoria Summer

When model and actress Victoria Summer got her big break first in Saving Mr. Banks playing Julie Andrews, and then in Transformers 4, she was happy about the big upfront paycheck- but got really excited when she learned about residuals aka passive income. 

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The startup reality check with smart shopping expert Trae Bodge

Trade Bodge and her partners set out to build a business- that they knew was challenging before they even started. But they focused on funding, building a strong foundation, and learning from the past mistakes. 

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Growing up with dad Tony Robbins taught Josh Robbins the value of the intentional and unapologetic splurge.

Growing up with dad Tony Robbins taught Josh Robbins the value of the intentional and unapologetic splurge.  Josh Robbins shares the no-regrets story of his 11-year old self blowing a huge sum of money on one of the most memorable days of his life. 

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Stacking Benjamins' Joe Saul-Sehy pays the price for wearing plastic shoes

 

The host of popular "The Stacking Benjamins Podcast" and "Money in the Mornings" fesses up to having been a cheapskate fashion victim early in his career- and how learning to dress better, literally made him wealthier. 

 

 

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Acting like a financial grownup didn't play out for millennial money expert Stefanie O'Connell

Stefanie O’Connell had stars in her eyes but no cash in her bank account.. So she pivoted her passion for drama into a more profitable profession. 

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Babies and bringing home the Bacon with Kickass Single Mom Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson, Author of The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self and Raise Fabulous Happy Children and the force behind the Wealthy Single Mommy website shares the dramatic story of how a tragic accident led to the end of her marriage.

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