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Episode 17: Live Your Own Brand

Money For Life

Release Date: 12/13/2017

Episode 27: Meet the Inclusionist show art Episode 27: Meet the Inclusionist

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My guest today has been on the front lines for a long time, fighting the unseen battles and advocating for equality and diversity in the workplace. Simma Lieberman is internationally known as “The Inclusionist,” Her passion for diversity and its possibilities began in 1963 when she went on the March On Washington. In 1963. She wishes she could say that it was because of hearing Martin Luther King give his “I Have A Dream” speech, but she was too young to remember it. However, she has always remembered what it felt like to be amongst 250,000 people for the first time of all...

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Episode 26: Against All Odds show art Episode 26: Against All Odds

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    Trang Dang-Le attributes her success to a father who reinforced the importance of education every single day. And probably the most important fact is she accomplished her triumphs only after she returned to work when her three daughters were old enough to tend to themselves.   Trang's early life as a Vietnam refugee combines devastating moments of loss with hopeful happenings that stir the human spirit. Her story is truly uplifting for all moms on the entrepreneurial path.  

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Episode 25: What Men Get Right (and Wrong) About Sexual Harassment show art Episode 25: What Men Get Right (and Wrong) About Sexual Harassment

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Too often, millennials are accused of not going deep, that somehow just posting something publicly about an issue means you've done something to help solve it. But, as with most issues, it takes more than a tweet to fix culture. It takes actual work, every day, from men to stop sexual misconduct. It takes examining one's own treatment of women and speaking up to one's friends when they say or do something disrespectful. That’s why I started the #NowWhat campaign and encourage you to do your part to end sexual harassment in the workplace. Today's podcast guest is LeRon Barton, a...

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Episode 24: FIghting Harassment  show art Episode 24: FIghting Harassment

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Harassment comes in all forms. Today's guest is Nita Wiggins, an esteemed journalism professor at ESJ-Paris where she is training the next generation of journalists. Her upcoming book, “Civil Rights Baby: My Story of Race, Sports, and Breaking Barriers in American Journalism” is the story of her 20 years in American television. Despite her major successes, Nita was exposed to much harassment in her career. The late Roger Ailes no longer runs Fox News and Bill O’Reilly is gone from the anchor chair but painful stories from the past still linger. Nita says her health and career, as well as...

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Episode 23: Extra Money for Moms show art Episode 23: Extra Money for Moms

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It's always good to have a side hustle­–especially if you’re a mompreneur looking to bring in lots of extra cash for your family. A mom and a former freelancer, Kimmie Greene is a leader within the QuickBooks Self-Employed team. She joined Intuit in 2016 as head of communications for Mint, a leading money management tool that helps people understand and do more with their money. Her experience spans a range of startup, corporate and agency positions with a strong focus on technology and financial services, including work with financial institutions, investment firms and tech ventures. Now...

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Episode 22: College, Money...and You! show art Episode 22: College, Money...and You!

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Applying to college is hard enough without the minefield of securing financial aid. The basic government form, the dreaded FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) asks for information high-school students might not even know about their families' financial lives. The form is hard enough to make parents go nuts, much less their high school children. And that’s where Charlie Javice steps in. Charlie has always been a go-getter–at 19, she was named one of Fast Company’s “100 Most Creative Business People” and her work has been featured on CNBC’s “20 under 20”...

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Episode 21:  Healing the Scars of #MeToo show art Episode 21: Healing the Scars of #MeToo

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Today we take a deep dive into the psychological and emotional issues provoked when sexual harassment rears its ugly head. For over 25 years, Dr. Brenda Wade has had the privilege of helping millions of people via television, live training events, books and social media create the love they’ve always wanted. Dr. Oz describes her as “one of the most renowned psychologists in America”. Dr. Brenda hosted her first TV show at age sixteen, going on to host five national shows and became a popular expert on Oprah, The Today Show, Good Morning America and Dr. Drew. She is also the host of...

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Episode 20: New Year, New Taxes show art Episode 20: New Year, New Taxes

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The first paychecks of 2018 have been dispatched but it may be weeks or months before taxpayers know how the new U.S. tax laws will affect their take-home pay. To be frank, there’s a lot of confusion and fear going on. Many people are upset about the new law and worried it will adversely affect their financial outlook. We’ve decided to tackle this issue head-on with Rick Kollauf, Vice President and Director of Business Advisory for BMO Private Bank. Rick specializes in providing customized succession and estate planning solutions to high net worth individuals and families as part of an...

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Episode 19: The Power of #NowWhat show art Episode 19: The Power of #NowWhat

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As the New Year begins, sexual misconduct scandals continue to explode. On nealegodfrey.com, we want to hear from you as the #MeToo movement has reached a new stage Neale calls #NowWhat. Neale felt it was time to take a step back and explore some of her personal experiences with Nancy Evans, a fellow female entrepreneur and true trailblazer for women in business. Nancy's now the head of Women’s Media Lab, a consulting group she founded to work with both startups and big brands.  Through it all, Nancy has led with innovation and garnered admiration for her incredible contributions. But...

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Episode 18: Clear Your Way to Success show art Episode 18: Clear Your Way to Success

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Meet Kyle Nakatsuji founder and CEO of Clearcover, an auto insurance disrupter that is beloved by millennials. As a personal finance expert, Kyle can explain how even those with lower incomes can adopt the FIRE (Financially Independent, Retire Early) lifestyle. One crucial step: learn how to lower your car insurance.   And before you say, “Insurance?! How dull.”  Let me tell you something we found on Linked In.  Kyle’s profile says he’s here “to make insurance less boring…or more boring. Either way, it’s better with Clearcover!” The company’s...

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The very definition of go-getter, Alexa Curtis turned her fashion blog into a full-time lifestyle platform for teens. Through cold-pitching, she even managed to get sponsored by brands like British Airways, T-Mobile, Lands' End and more.

Today she’ll reveal the incredible ups and downs of her journey and reveal how to achieve massive success when you “live your own brand.” Her website is www.alifeinthefashionlane.com