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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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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Designer shoes from mom didn't pay Randi Zuckerberg's rent

As a young woman in New York City, Randi Zuckerberg, author of “Pick Three: You Can Have It All (Just Not Every Day)" was struggling financially. Her mom, knowing the financial strain, came armed with… luxury goods. Think Jimmy Choo shoes. But as Randi explains, the designer duds were part of a very intentional lesson, that put Randi right on track to being a financial grownup. 

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Financially naked math and tough talk with author Manisha Thakor CFP®

Certified Financial Planner Manisha Thakor bonded with her dad over a love of the HP12C calculator and all of its investing tools. Now, the author of Get Financially Naked  shares her actual math formulas on how to lock in the right number for retirement and other goals. No excuses for listeners after this episode. 

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Whatever Lola wants Lola has to ask for with Melanie Lockert

When Melanie Lockert and her partner launched the Lola Retreat in 2017, profits were at the bottom of their list. So low they did not even try to get sponsors until just a few weeks before the event. What happened then was shocking. Plus a money tip for the luxury lover.

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