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Improve your money mindset with host Andy Wang, named a top influential financial advisor by INVESTOPEDIA, as we explore positive money stories with everyone from entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, creatives, and even a former WWE wrestler to help you get inspired, shift your perspectives on money, and achieve incredible things.

Whether you want to launch a side hustle, pay down debt, or give money to charity, listen to Inspired Money because big things begin with just a little inspiration.

Inspired Money Andy Wang, Runnymede Capital Management

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Improve your money mindset with host Andy Wang, named a top influential financial advisor by INVESTOPEDIA, as we explore positive money stories with everyone from entrepreneurs, non-profit leaders, creatives, and even a former WWE wrestler to help you get inspired, shift your perspectives on money, and achieve incredible things.

Whether you want to launch a side hustle, pay down debt, or give money to charity, listen to Inspired Money because big things begin with just a little inspiration.

    How to Choose a Career with Stephanie Nuesi

    How to Choose a Career with Stephanie Nuesi

    Episode 163: First gen Latina and Googler, Stephanie Nuesi talk about landing her dream job, helping others land jobs, and the power of creating content on LinkedIn.
    Guest Biography
    Stephanie Nuesi is the CEO and Founder of Max Up, a career coaching firm whose mission is to maximize the potential of the future leaders of the nation. She has interned in various top accounting firms, tech companies and different banks in New York City and California. Stephanie is now a financial analyst at Google.
    Stephanie is passionate about career coaching and public speaking. She has given over 300 workshops and events in 10 countries and has been guest speaker for companies like Wiley, The AICPA, UBS, LinkedIn, and more.
    Stephanie has been featured on Fox News, abc news, The Denver Channel, The Well, The CPA Journal, Josh Talks USA, and more. She has helped over 5,000 students and professionals from all over the world with her company Max Up, where she provides career coaching and professional development strategies and resources to help them land their dream careers. Because of her passion to keep involved with the community, she was chosen as a 2019 Forbes Under 30 Scholar and is now a NextGen 30 Under 30 for the hispanic executive magazine, which highlights the most successful latinos worldwide.
    Stephanie's mission is to create an impact in the world, one person at a time.
    This episode is brought to you by Seeking Alpha. Visit www.runnymede.com/alpha.
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    Growing through failure How social media can be monetized Tips for creating content on LinkedIn Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/263
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    www.themaxup.com Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Business Accelerators for Women and BIPOC Founders with Erika Lucas

    Business Accelerators for Women and BIPOC Founders with Erika Lucas

    Founder of StitchCrew and VEST Her Ventures, Erika Lucas talks about how entrepreneurship can close wealth gaps in America and a trillion dollar investment opportunity.
    Guest Biography
    In collaboration with NBA team the Oklahoma City Thunder she established an accelerator program to support entrepreneurs in the middle of the country. Erika also founded VEST, a curated network of C-suite women working together to expedite the pipeline of more women in power. As she states in her TED talk: America’s trillion dollar blindspot, Erika’s mission is to help close the funding and wealth gap for women and entrepreneurs of color.
    Prior to launching StitchCrew and VEST, Erika was a Partner at a Private Equity Firm with investments in the U.S. and Europe. Before that she was the Deputy Director for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce where she oversaw the Global Investment and Trade Division. Erika began her career facilitating the establishment and in-country operation of several international manufacturing companies in Mexico.
    Boards: Arvest Bank, OK Policy Institute, Diversion Hub, OKC County Health Department, the Oklahoma Downtown Partnership, Mercy Foundation.
    This episode is brought to you by https://www.yaahdy.com where you can buy unique products from Jamaica, like Blue Mountain Coffee. Use coupon code 'money' for 10% off your entire order.
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    The challenges that women-led startups face Why advocacy work is important in the context of investing Stay tuned in to the end to hear how private investments can help close the wealth gap as well as return a good profit. Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/262
    Find more from our guest:
    www.erikalucas.co LinkedIn TikTok Instagram Twitter Mentioned in the episode:
    www.stitchcrew.com www.vesther.co MailChimp Sara Blakely Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
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    • 53 min
    Setting Your Own Goals For Wealth with Makana

    Setting Your Own Goals For Wealth with Makana

    Award-winning Hawaiian slack key guitarist Makana talks about the business of music, multiple income streams, and how to be wealthy.
    Guest Biography
    Makana is a singer, composer, cultural educator, and master of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar. His music combines deep tradition with unbridled innovation to breathe fresh intensity into the timeless sounds of Hawaiʻi. The New York Times calls him "dazzling." His music has been featured on three GRAMMY-nominated albums, including the soundtrack of the Academy-Award winning film The Descendants. Guitar Player Magazine ranked him as one of the top 3 guitarists in America, and the Hawaiʻi Academy of Recording Arts recognized him with the Slack Key Legacy Award.
    Slack Key is a unique style from the 1800s that simulates three guitars in one, performed in gorgeous tunings that open the guitar to a symphonic sound. Makana’s live performances are raw, diverse and virtuosic, culturally informative, shared in multiple languages, and always spontaneous. Feel the presence of kūpuna (elders) as he honors their legacies while weaving in universal themes and sounds from around the world. An acoustic experience like no other.
    This episode is brought to you by Runnymede Capital Management. Subscribe to our email at https://www.runnymede.com/newsletter.
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    Hawaiian slack key guitar and its different styles The multiple revenue streams of a musician Why Makana says wanting things that others do not want makes him wealthy Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/261
    Find more from our guest:
    www.makanamusic.com Apple Music Spotify SoundCloud facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Mentioned in the episode:
    Bobby Moderow, Jr. Raymond Kāne Sonny Chillingworth Leonard Kwan Gabby Pahinui Thomas Kinkade Dr. Mitsuo Aoki Mayumi Oda Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
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    • 58 min
    The Right Way to Do Work-Life Balance with Aaron Walker

    The Right Way to Do Work-Life Balance with Aaron Walker

    Successful business owner and creator of the Mastermind Playbook, Aaron Walker shares why retiring at age 27 was not fulfilling and how to live a life of significance.
    Guest Biography
    For over 45 years, Aaron, has been a small business owner, committed husband, devoted father, and community leader. He got his first taste of real accountability in a business Mastermind group where he developed genuine friendships and grew alongside Dave Ramsey, Dan Miller, Ken Abraham, and others. He currently serves as founder and CEO of View from the Top where Iron Sharpens Iron Masterminds, business coaching, and events all coordinate to achieve the mission.
    This episode is brought to you by Yaahdy.com. Use coupon code 'money' for 10% off your entire order.
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    Getting any situation to a YES Money lessons learned from 27 years in pawn shopping The benefits of building boundaries in your life and doing the right things. Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/260
    Find more from our guest:
    www.viewfromthetop.com LinkedIn Twitter YouTube Instagram   Mentioned in the episode:
    Chris Voss Dave Ramsey Books:
    View from the Top: Living a Life of Significance Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
    Leave a note in the comment section below. Share this show on Twitter or Facebook. Join us at the Inspired Money Makers groups at facebook and LinkedIn To help out the show:
    Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser.com, or wherever you listen. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts and YouTube.

    • 58 min
    Pro Athletes Don't Have to Go Broke with Jonathan R. Scott

    Pro Athletes Don't Have to Go Broke with Jonathan R. Scott

    Retired NFL offensive tackle turned co-owner of a private equity group shares money stories of professional athletes, tax benefits of certain investment vehicles, and why you should build a team of personal advisors.
    Guest Biography
    Jonathan Scott is a former offensive tackle who played for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Buffalo Bills, and was a fifth-round draft for the Detroit Lions. He also played for the Chicago Bears and Atlanta Falcons. He was recognized as a unanimous All-American when he played college ball for the University of Texas as part of the 2005 National Champion Texas Longhorns. After a decade in the NFL, Scott transitioned into a career in finance, education, executive leadership, and recently became co-owner of a private equity group.
    Jonathan has co-written a book with financial expert Rob Welsh called The Winning Playbook: Strategies for Life On and Off the Field. It’s time to stop talking about wealth management and start talking about wealth empowerment, not just for athletes, but for everyone. Scott and Welsh have made it their mission to teach all of us how to play the long game.
    This episode is brought to you by Runnymede Capital Management. Sign up for our bi-weekly email at www.runnymede.com/newsletter     
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    The personal finances of NFL football players The benefits of using different investment vehicles for tax planning Why Jonathan suggests building a team of personal advisors Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/259
    Find more from our guest:
    www.yourwinningplaybook.com Wikipedia Mentioned in the episode:
    Emmitt Smith Bo Jackson Damien Woody Patrick Mahomes II Roger Staubach Jim Harbaugh Jimbo Fisher Nick Saben Books:
    The Winning Playbook: Strategies For Life On And Off The Field 2 Chairs: The Secret That Changes Everything by Bob Beaudine
    Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
    Leave a note in the comment section below. Share this show on Twitter or Facebook. Join us at the Inspired Money Makers groups at facebook and LinkedIn To help out the show:
    Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser.com, or wherever you listen. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts and YouTube.

    • 1 hr
    A New Definition of Success with Jason Portnoy

    A New Definition of Success with Jason Portnoy

    Jason Portnoy, first Chief Financial Officer of Palantir Technologies and venture capitalist, talks about his book Silicon Vally Porn Star, redemption, and his evolving definition of success.
    Guest Biography
    Entrepreneur, venture capitalist, and author Jason Portnoy began his career at PayPal, working closely with technology icons like Peter Thiel, Elon Musk, Max Levchin, and Reid Hoffman. He served as the first Chief Financial Officer of Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR) and later founded Oakhouse Partners, a top-performing venture capital firm.
    Jason is sought after as a trusted advisor to technology company CEOs and has spoken on topics ranging from executive leadership to the intersections of technology and humanity. He holds engineering degrees from both Stanford University (MS) and the University of Colorado (BS).
    This episode is brought to you by Seeking Alpha Premium. Sign up for a free trial at https://www.runnymede.com/alpha
    In this episode, you'll learn:
    • Happiness comes from within, not money or material things
    • Lessons from the dark place of porn, philandering, and infidelity
    • Why he flipped the script on how he views money Show notes: http://www.inspiredmoney.fm/258
    Find more from our guest:
    www.jasonportnoy.com Twitter LinkedIn Mentioned in the episode:
    Brené Brown Books:
    Silicon Valley Porn Star: A Memoir of Redemption and Rediscovering the Self Women Who Love Too Much: When You Keep Wishing and Hoping He'll Change The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work Thanks for Listening & Watching! To share your thoughts:
    Leave a note in the comment section below. Share this show on Twitter or Facebook. Join us at the Inspired Money Makers groups at facebook and LinkedIn To help out the show:
    Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser.com, or wherever you listen. Your ratings and reviews really help, and I read each one. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts and YouTube.

    • 1 hr 9 min

Customer Reviews

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99 Ratings

99 Ratings

Ap88keys ,

Wonderful blend of storytelling and financial advice

I’m so impressed by how Andy weaves sound financial advice and mindset training with some really fascinating stories from great guests. A unique and top notch podcast!

Walk 2 Wealth ,

Amazing show!

I am so glad that I stumbled across this show! I love tuning in each every episode, so much practical and actionable advice!

Dorethia R. Kelly ,

Great Podcast

Love listening, the guests are always on point. Especially enjoyed the episode with Thembi Bheka and all she’s doing to empower women in Africa as virtual assistants.

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