Love & Money – how to stop fighting about the only thing you fight about

Finances are often the thing most couples fight about (I’ve had a number of couples tell me, “this is the only thing we fight about”) and part of it is because there is so much ego/pride/shame/embarrassment around how you handle your own personal finances and admitting them to the person who you admire and love Read more about Love & Money – how to stop fighting about the only thing you fight about[…]

Top 10 most popular b&b podcasts in 2016

  It’s been another great year for the Brunch & Financial Podcast! We’ve had some amazing opportunities in 2016 to partner with great organizations like the CFED (Corporation for Enterprise Development), started a new interview series called #DeadDayJobArmy featuring entrepreneurs of color, and crossed over 130 shows providing financial education, advice, and context for how big Read more about Top 10 most popular b&b podcasts in 2016[…]

Brunch Bite VIDEO: The best piece of financial advice we’ve ever received

It was quite the Independence Day when we filmed this Brunch Bite video, guest starring Chaz Kangas (in one of his two (yes two!) July 4th outfits of the day). Right before we lit some fireworks, we wanted to share the best piece of financial advice we’ve ever received, click below to watch: What’s the Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO: The best piece of financial advice we’ve ever received[…]

Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent

Dyalekt and I were lucky to celebrate Canada’s Independence Day in Canada and America’s Independence Day in America this year. So we thought we do a video on how to become financially independent! Watch this quick video on the number one way to create financial independence and be in control of your money: We’ve done a number of Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO: How to truly become financially independent[…]

Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let ANashvilleone Define Your Grind

Dyalekt and I celebrated Juneteenth last week in Ashland, OR, at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. In honor of the celebration, we shot a video on the economics of fried chicken and watermelon and why it’s so important to let no one (NO ONE) define your grind: There is no such thing as what an entrepreneur Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO – Don’t Let ANashvilleone Define Your Grind[…]

Brunch Bite VIDEO – How to talk to your honey about money

Last week, Dyalekt and I did a couples & money workshop for Levo League in San Francisco and shot a video with a quick tip on talking to your honey about money: We’ve run into some alarming stats when it comes to talking to your partner about each other’s finances, including this one from the Read more about Brunch Bite VIDEO – How to talk to your honey about money[…]

The accidental investment experiment OR Investing for Dummylekt | Money for the weekend

“How do I start investing?” is probably one of the top 3 questions I get asked when I meet with someone. If you’ve never invested in the stock market before or the closest you’ve come is checking a box (and crossing your fingers) on your 401k, this question can feel like opening up a Pandora’s Read more about The accidental investment experiment OR Investing for Dummylekt | Money for the weekend[…]

Stop being distracted by an imaginary measuring stick: The 100th Episode Manifesto

We did it. We are about to air our 100th Bondfire Radio episode today at 2pm. We recorded it last night at our Airbnb in CA. It felt like it went by so fast. For the last 100 weeks of our lives, we created something and put it out into the world, never fail. Hopefully Read more about Stop being distracted by an imaginary measuring stick: The 100th Episode Manifesto[…]

Forget financially literate, here’s how to become financially capable | Money for the Weekend

April is Financial Literacy Month (among other things) and we hear these words together a lot, but what does it really mean to be financially literate? And if we’re going to ask that question, then I have to ask, does being financially literate mean you actually have your finances together? In the process of digging Read more about Forget financially literate, here’s how to become financially capable | Money for the Weekend[…]

How do you know what progress looks like when it comes to your finances?

I was talking to a friend last week about her finances (of course) and one of the things she said that really struck me was that she had no idea what progress looked like when it came to her money. This same week, I had several clients separately – and excitedly – share with me that they either paid Read more about How do you know what progress looks like when it comes to your finances?[…]

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