Money Memories 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.
Money Memories

Money Memories

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

NFT, Easy as 1-2-3

Mattias Tengblad is the Co-founder and CEO of Corite, a platform that allows artists and their fans to join forces. Corite allows people to invest in music they really love and get paid when it's streamed on Spotify and Apple Music. Mattias and his founders have explained that Corite is the first platform to "truly enable fans to invest in artists and be a part of the creative journey from the first mix to the creation of potential hit songs." On this show, Mattias explains what NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, are, and the most important lesson he thinks all founders should know.

Why You Can Never Break Up With Money

Jenn Uhen loves to talk about money as the Founder/Community Organizer of The Pledgettes. The Pledgettes is on a mission to abolish the gender wealth gap by facilitating money conversations with womxn through expert-led events and an engaged membership community. Jenn talks about her biggest money mistakes, why it's important to empower women to be more engaged in their financial choices, and how you can be more intentional with your spending.

You Weren't Born to Pay Bills and Die

Jannese Torres-Rodriguez is the creator and host of "Yo Quiero Dinero," a platform dedicated to connecting diverse change makers who are sharing their personal finance stories and inspiring others to take their dinero to the next level. She is also the creator of a food blog called Delish D'Lites. In our conversation, we talk about not playing small and stepping up the opportunities you have created for yourself. We also share tips for talking about finances for those in relationships.

Spotlight on Latino Voices: Daniela Pierre Bravo

Daniela Pierre-Bravo is a New York City-based booking producer for MSNBC's "Morning Joe." She is also the co-author, alongside Mika Brezinski, of the best-selling book "Earn It! Know Your Value and Grow Your Career, in Your 20s and Beyond." Daniela grew up in Ohio, as the daughter of immigrants from Chile. She found out that she was undocumented shortly before beginning college. Daniela shares her remarkable story, including how she traveled overnight on a Greyhound from Ohio to New York for an interview with Bad Boy Entertainment.

Making Sure Your Dinero Matters

A conversation with award-winning personal finance podcaster and author Jen Hemphill. Jen is the host of the "Her Dinero Matters Podcast," which focuses on the advancement of U.S. Latinas to minimize the gender wage gap while creating a healthy, confident conversation around money. She has been featured in publications such as Forbes, Clark Howard, USAA, Oprah Magazine and award-winning podcasts like SoMoney and Stacking Benjamins.

Learning How To Be Young, But Not Broke

Kavya Ravikanti is a graduate of the University of Virginia, and one of the founders of Young, Not Broke, a personal finance community whose mission is to empower young people to manage their money through various content and events. Since launching the platform, she and her team have successfully expanded the platform to include a newsletter with thousands of subscribers. Tune in to this episode to learn how starting her own tutoring company while in high school helped ignite Kavya's passion for entrepreneurship, and why she believes it's never too early to start on your personal finance journey.

Is Money A Man's World?

Kim Bridges is the senior vice president and director of financial planning at BOK Financial. Kim shares how she found her way to personal finance after initially joining the marine corps, and how seeing her mother manage financially after divorce opened her eyes to the importance of financial empowerment for women.

Reaping What You Sow Financially

Carter Malloy is the founder of the farming startup AcreTrader. AcreTrader is a farmland real estate investment company offering low minimum, passive farm investments.. Carter grew up in an Arkansas farming family and has had a lifelong passion for investing, agriculture, and conservation. Prior to founding AcreTrader, he was part of an equity investment firm and a managing director with an investment bank. Carter shares how his earliest money memory of his parents' bankruptcy affected him, and what he learned from that experience.

Small Money Moves, Big Wins

Everyday Finance Gal is on a mission to help people build generational wealth. She and her family immigrated to the United States from Armenia. Her earliest money memory was translating a rent increase to her parents. "That's when I first realized we didn't have money," she recalls. This experience influenced her to become an expert saver. Eventually, she built generational wealth for her family by learning how to invest in ETFs and real estate. Today, she shares the money lessons she has learned on her Instagram platform – Everyday Finance Gal. She is also a single mom. Plus, this week's listener-submitted money memory shares lessons learned along a paper route.

Divorcing Yourself From an Arranged Marriage with Debt

Latasha Peterson is a blogger, side hustle coach and creator of Arts and Budgets, a blog dedicated to side hustles. In our conversation, Latasha describes why her relationship to debt was like being in an arranged marriage, and how her early memories of her parents' difficult relationship with money influenced her into adulthood. She shares how she was able to take control of her financial journey, and the lessons she hopes to impart on her young children.