31 episodes

You will be inspired by these stories. Hear from the top financial authors, podcasters, video creators, and speakers. What are the secrets of their success?

This podcast is for the independent financial media. Bloggers, writers, podcasters, and more will hear from the best of the best.

The Plutus Awards Podcast is hosted by Chris Browning (Plutus Award-winning Popcorn Finance Podcast) with assistance from Plutus Awards founder Harlan Landes and long-time Plutus Awards volunteer Miranda Marquit.

In each episode, Chris or a guest host speaks to content creators, entrepreneurs, Plutus Award winners, and your idols in the financial media.

For more about the Plutus Awards, visit plutusawards.com.

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    • 4.9, 14 Ratings

You will be inspired by these stories. Hear from the top financial authors, podcasters, video creators, and speakers. What are the secrets of their success?

This podcast is for the independent financial media. Bloggers, writers, podcasters, and more will hear from the best of the best.

The Plutus Awards Podcast is hosted by Chris Browning (Plutus Award-winning Popcorn Finance Podcast) with assistance from Plutus Awards founder Harlan Landes and long-time Plutus Awards volunteer Miranda Marquit.

In each episode, Chris or a guest host speaks to content creators, entrepreneurs, Plutus Award winners, and your idols in the financial media.

For more about the Plutus Awards, visit plutusawards.com.

    Kara Perez Forges a Path Away from the Conventional

    Kara Perez Forges a Path Away from the Conventional

    When it comes to personal finance, one size does not fit all. It can be challenging to find resources that specifically apply to you and your situation.
    Kara Perez speaks with Chris about her pop-up event, Talk Money to Me, and her strides to give access to those who do not feel traditionally represented.

    - Kara talks about her Talk Money to Me event
    - The way she was able to hold an event without compromising her values
    - Confronting the internal bias of favoring people like you
    - The topics her audience is interested in that brings more money and stability to their lives
    - She shares other areas of personal finance she plans on delving into

    Kara Perez is the founder of Bravely Go, a feminist financial education company. Bravely focuses on bringing actionable, intersectional and accessible financial education to people via pop up events and online community.
    Additionally, Kara co hosts the award winning podcast The Fairer Cents, which has been named the top money podcast for women by Forbes and The Balance. Kara has been featured in Forbes, NPR, Glamour, ABC Nightline News, and US News and World Report as a financial expert. She lives in Austin TX.
    https://talk-money-to-me.teachable.com
    IG: @webravelygo
    Tw: @bravelygo
    FB: @webravelygo

    • 19 min
    Sarah Li-Cain Works Through Grief and Emotions in Difficult Times

    Sarah Li-Cain Works Through Grief and Emotions in Difficult Times

    As we all deal with COVID-19 as a society, the economic downturn is not only affecting us practically, but also emotionally. Figuring out how to cope daily, uplift each other, and deal with our finances is a real and present struggle.
    Harlan chats with Sarah Li-Cain to discuss the emotions surrounding the current world status and dealing with the grief surrounding our finances today.

    - Sarah discusses her struggles moving from China and becoming a full-time business owner with her first child
    - How emotional buying is a form of grief
    - Ways to help local business in this time without emptying your bank accounting
    - Routines to help your emotional health through financial and emotional difficulties
    Sarah Li-Cain is a finance writer and an AFC (Accredited Financial Counselor) candidate whose work has appeared in places like Bankrate, Business Insider, Redbook, Financial Planning Association, Stacking Benjamins and Her Money podcast with Jean Chatzky (of NBC Today). Her work blends practical tips and mindset strategies so that those trying to change their financial life can see themselves in the starring role. She also integrates physical, spiritual and mental wellness so that money becomes a tool to enhance people’s lives.
    For more information, visit the show notes at https://plutusfoundation.org/2020/027-sarah-li-cain/

    • 17 min
    Eric Rosenberg Personifies Longevity in Financial Media

    Eric Rosenberg Personifies Longevity in Financial Media

    Anyone who starts a business hopes that they will be successful and be around for a long time. That road is fraught with challenges and as a business owner, you have to be able to adjust to the many changes that life brings.
    Eric Rosenberg joins Chris to talk about his journey in personal finance media, from a part-time blogger to a thriving business owner. Eric shares lessons he has learned, challenges he currently faces, and some of the bumps along the way.
    - How Eric learned to brand and position himself online
    - What are some of the shifts he's noticed since he started blogging
    - The challenges he is facing because of the AB5 law in California
    - He shares a few of his business ideas that didn't pan out
    Eric Rosenberg is a finance, travel, and technology writer in Ventura, California. He is a former bank manager and corporate finance and accounting professional who left his day job in 2016 to take his online side hustle full-time. He has in-depth experience writing about banking, credit cards, investing, business, and other financial topics. When away from the keyboard, Eric enjoys exploring the world and spending time with his wife and little girls. You can connect with him at Personal Profitability or EricRosenberg.com.

    • 28 min
    Ashley Barnett and Clint Proctor Offer Help for Freelancers During Unstable Times

    Ashley Barnett and Clint Proctor Offer Help for Freelancers During Unstable Times

    There are online and offline businesses shutting down or pausing due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Freelancers who have lost client work are feeling stress and uncertainty and are looking for answers.
    Harlan speaks with Ashley Barnett and Clint Proctor about how businesses are faring in this climate. They offer tips about what freelancers can do now to help them successfully navigate disruptions to their income.
    - Some of the options you have while your regular niche or clientele is on pause
    - If you are a writer, some of the other services you can offer if you aren't getting new assignments
    - How times like these might be the perfect time to invest in yourself
    - Unemployment and Paycheck Protection Program information for freelancers and contractors
    hitpublish.com
    Ashley Barnett is an expert in blog management and content creation. She works with sites like Money Under 30, PT Money, and Choose FI. Her course, Hit Publish, teaches new and intermediate bloggers how to produce the best content on the internet.
    https://www.facebook.com/HitPublish
    https://www.instagram.com/hit_publish
    Clint Proctor is a freelance writer and editor and founder of WalletWiseGuy.com, where he writes about how students and millennials can win with money. When he's away from his keyboard, he enjoys drinking coffee, traveling, obsessing over the Green Bay Packers, and spending time with his wife and two boys.
    For more, visit https://plutusfoundation.org/2020/025-ashley-barnett-clint-proctor/

    • 26 min
    Brynne Conroy Advocates for the Oppressed

    Brynne Conroy Advocates for the Oppressed

    Sexual orientation, disability, racism - these are a few of the vast hurdles that affect individuals and the financial struggles they face navigating their world.
    Through her experiences and interactions, Brynne Conroy has discovered the complexity of these issues and has given voice to them. She talks with Chris about her passion for understanding these systems and impacting those who are facing oppression.
    - How expecting a child affected her view of money and the resources to which she had access
    - The transition from blogging hobby to full-time business
    - Her view of financial skills for varying economic situations
    - How her book offers perspectives from savvy women navigating difficult systemic issues

    Brynne Conroy is the owner and creator of Femme Frugality — a women's finance blog which has been a Plutus Awards finalist for four years running. She is also the author of "The Feminist Financial Handbook," which has been called "revolutionary" and "a unicorn among finance books."
    Her freelance writing has been featured in respected print and online publications where she looks beyond the dollars and cents to examine both the systemic and psychological flashpoints that determine the state of Americans' finances.
    In addition to her own writing, she serves as the coordinator of Personal Finance by Women, a benefit company which strives to amplify the voices and concerns of women in personal finance media.
    For more, visit https://plutusfoundation.org/2020/024-brynne-conroy

    • 22 min
    Jay Fleischman Takes on Student Loans

    Jay Fleischman Takes on Student Loans

    We are in trying times with the Coronavirus and people need answers when it comes to the changing laws and their student loan debt.
    On our recent webinar, Harlan Landes asks lawyer, Jay Fleischman, some of the pressing questions about student loans during these times.
    Jay brings his 25 years of experience in helping people deal with student loans and debt, as well as his understanding of the recent CARES Act that passed, to educate us on what this means for student loan borrowers.
    Which type of student loans are included in the recent CARES Act? Are student loan borrowers responsible for the interest after the suspension ends on September 30, 2020? What is the difference between forbearance and deferment? Which one is the better choice? Will your stimulus money be garnished if your loans are in default? Some of the issues currently-enrolled students face with their student loans For more, got to https://plutusfoundation.org/2020/023-jay-fleischman/

    • 28 min

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14 Ratings

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Great behind the scenes feel..

Love this new podcast. Host Chris Browning and his colleagues bring their A game in every episode. Guests give insights you don't hear in other places- wonderful behind the scenes feel where you really get to know a different side of the the guest.

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Behind the scenes

The 2 episodes I heard so far gave a glimpse behind the scenes of a couple events put on- a summit for college students and a book tour. While the details of putting together these events would interest certain audiences, I was really hoping to hear more about the content of the events. I would have liked to have heard what was discussed at the events and not just how they were organized.

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