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Winner of The Webby Award, Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! So join personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of The New York Times bestseller "Get Good With Money." Published Wednesdays and Fridays.

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    • 4.8 • 2.4K Ratings

Winner of The Webby Award, Brown Ambition helps you unapologetically build wealth by saving, investing and making smart career choices — on your own terms! So join personal finance expert and journalist Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, an award-winning financial educator and author of The New York Times bestseller "Get Good With Money." Published Wednesdays and Fridays.

    The Budgetnista Is Back On Top

    The Budgetnista Is Back On Top

    Tiffany is riding solo for this week's episode! She starts the episode by discussing her new beauty regimen and why it's so expensive. Then, The Budgetnista gets very transparent about her business and some important changes she's made. This is an excellent episode for any entrepreneur or anyone looking to scale a company.
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    • 37 min
    How To Land your Dream Job (How To Mondays)

    How To Land your Dream Job (How To Mondays)

    Mandi gives Kevonya a full Mandi Money coaching! Kevonya is looking for full time work as a project manager and Mandi gives her a full breakdown on the best LinkedIn practices to use. Mandi also gives her other resources outside of LinkedIn that she can use on her job search. This is a very informative episode for anyone looking for a job!
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    • 27 min
    Burnout Is Bad For Your Health

    Burnout Is Bad For Your Health

    Your financial big sisters are back in the studio for a BA Q&A. First, a listener who works in healthcare is tired of her 9-5 and needs advice on how to start a business. Then, a listener wants to know if she'll be rejected for a job because of her credit score.
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    • 32 min
    My Future Put My Dreams To Shame ft. Tiffany D Cross

    My Future Put My Dreams To Shame ft. Tiffany D Cross

    The ladies are joined by Tiffany Cross. Tiffany C most recently hosted The Cross Connection on MSNBC. She served as a 2020 Resident Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics. She is a longtime cable news veteran having previously served as the D.C. Bureau Chief for BET Networks, an Associate Producer for CNN, and a freelance Field Producer. The ladies discuss the new Diddy news and the drama between Congress woman Jasmine Crockett and Marjorie Taylor Greene. Your financial besties end the episode by discussing Tiffany's new show "ACross Generations".
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    How To Make 100k In Tech ft. Cinneah (How To Mondays)

    How To Make 100k In Tech ft. Cinneah (How To Mondays)

    In this episode, Mandi is joined by Cinneah, the creator of the online platform "Flynanced." Flynanced is dedicated to helping "9 to 5 hotties" earn more money so that they can build wealth effortlessly. 
    The ladies discuss Cinneah's career pivot into tech, how to negotiate a higher salary, and getting out of debt.
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    • 49 min
    PSA Planner Patty

    PSA Planner Patty

    A listener who's a major planner has planned out her life to a T and our financial besties explain why that's not always best for your mental health. Mandi also explains why it's good to have a plan but it's important to have lots of flexibility.
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    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.4K Ratings

2.4K Ratings

Rita chick ,

Inspiring and Real

I feel at home with this podcast. I learn loads of information in an authentic way. Today’s throw back episode (5/28/24) is so precious and uplifting. I’m in a career transition and so needed this episode! Thanks again!

Araba Assan ,

BEST MONEY PODCAST EVER!!!

Hey Mandi and Tiffany,

I love, love, LOVE listening to you both on Brown Ambition. Been listening for the past year and half. As a 30-year Black woman, getting more serious about my finances, listening to you both has been refreshing and a learning experience.

I’ve taken all your tips and putting them into practice. I am still learning. I am also a fellow Dream Catcher Tiffany!! Thank you, thank you. Brown Ambition has been my life-saver. Keep doing what you ladies do! ✊🏿❤️

Kansas City Diana ,

Funny, musical and educational

These two ladies have inspired me with their advice and hype while interviewing some of the most interesting and helpful guests. I have laughed and cried and felt so uplifted by hearing the stories every week.

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