Money Memories is a podcast that’s on a mission to make money conversations less taboo, one memory at a time. Each week we interview a new guest, and discuss how their earliest money memory affected their professional trajectories and molded their relationship to personal finance.
Small Money Moves, Big Wins
Everyday Finance Gal is a personal finance influencer who is on a mission to help individuals build generational wealth. She discusses what her earliest money memory of translating for her immigrant parents taught her, and how she learned to overcome scarcity mentality to master investing. Plus, this week's listener-submitted money memory shares lessons learned along a paper route.
Spend Less Than You Have (If You Can)
Devon Melanson is a Canadian-based mortgage agent. When he's not busy helping people make their homeownership dreams come true, he runs an educational Instagram platform called @melansonmortgages. He shares how his parents instilled the importance of maintaining good credit early on, and how to practice good financial planning habits while working in a commission-based industry like real estate. Also, we feature a listener money memory submission that reminds us of the importance of always living below your means.
Hella Pale, Hella Male: How This Former Teacher Brings Diversity to Personal Finance Conversations
Rita Soledad is the founder and creator of the personal finance platform "Wealth Para Todos" and has been featured in Time's NextAdvisor series. She shares how growing up in the Latino community in southern California shaped her perspective, and how her debt payoff journey taught her to challenge her preconceived assumptions around money. Rita also discusses the emotional impact of poverty on our relationship to money, and why personal finance doesn't have to be hella pale, or hella male.
How to Keep the Cash Flowing When the Ink Won't
Diego Mannino is a renowned tattoo artist who is celebrated for his Japanese-style custom illustrations. He spent decades at the iconic Daredevil Tattoo in New York City before relocating back to his native LA. We talk about how working in a cash-based business taught him financial discipline, and one of his favorite celebrity clients.
Can Student Loans And Saving Coexist?
Eryn Schultz is the founder of pHERsonal Finance Day, a platform which offers courses and content tailored to high-earning women. Eryn is a graduate of Georgetown University and Harvard Business School. She discusses what inspired her to plunge into entrepreneurship, and answers your questions about student loans.
Money Doesn't Make You Happy, But Lifestyle Creep Can Make You Miserable
Warren Gosling has learned that money is the key to unlocking more freedom and time.
Warren graduated with a degree in Economics from the University of Manchester. He entered the banking industry on Barclays’ graduate scheme where he spent 4 years, before moving to PricewaterhouseCoopers’ risk management consulting practice. There, his project engagements included a number of high-profile finance firms, including Lehman Brothers, Citibank, RBS, UBS. He is now an independent contractor.
Outside of work, Warren has a strong dedication to providing financial literacy and setting people up on their journey towards financial freedom - especially communities of color.
We talk about how Warren’s Caribbean roots have shaped his mission to give back and the moment he realized that money does not necessarily make you happy while working in a high-paying, fast-paced industry.