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By Amaka Watson,
Houston Defender

Financial freedom and generational wealth will always be top tier on the list of New Year resolutions. It isn’t about the power and flexibility having that money can do for your life. If you are taking active steps to improve your financial health here are the top 5 Black-owned podcasts that you should be listening to right now.

Clever Girl Finance

Clever Girl Finance podcast creator and host Bola Onada Sokunbi (Photo Courtesy of Facebook)

Clever Girl Finance was created by Bola Onada Sokunbi and is one of the largest personal finance platforms for women in the U.S. It is a mission-driven financial empowerment platform aimed at providing women with the right products and services as well as financial guidance. The podcast helps women learn how to ditch debt, save money for retirement, increase income, and build real wealth. 

Earn Your Leisure

Earn Your Leisure hosts Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings talk about money in sports and entertainment. (Photo Courtesy of Instagram)

Earn Your Leisure is a popular podcast hosted by Rashad Bilal and Troy Millings. They provide a behind-the-scenes look at the financial aspects of the sports and entertainment industry. Rashad and Troy break down business models, discuss the latest trends in finance, and help you understand the ins and outs of business in an entertaining and casual format.

Brown Ambition

Tiffany Aliche (left) and Mandi Woodruff independently have made names for themselves as finance experts. They bring their knowledge and experience to their pod cast Brown Ambition. (Photo Courtesy of Instagram)

Brown Ambition is a weekly podcast created by Mandi Woodruff (Executive editor of MagnifyMoney.com) and Tiffany Aliche (The Budgetista). They are both highly successful finance gurus. Their podcast tackles issues like negotiating salary raise, recession, money, and relationships, student debt, investing beyond the retirement funds, etc.

His and Her Money

Talaat and Tai McNeely focus on finance and family life with their podcast His and Her Money. (Photo Courtesy of Facebook)

His and Her Money podcast helps couples and parents manage their financial health and avoid common pitfalls. Because if you thought managing money on our own was stressful, try the balancing act with a spouse and some children.

Talaat and Tai McNeely are the hosts of the podcast and their goal is to help couples become financially independent, build wealth, and become debt-free.

They discuss a wide range of topics like money-saving strategies, budgeting, debt elimination, investments, credit repair, etc.

Journey To Launch

Jamila Souffrant takes you on a Journey to Launch, the name of her finance podcast, as a certified expert in the field. (Photo Courtesy of Facebook)

Journey to Launch is an informative podcast hosted by Jamila Souffrant, a Certified Financial Education Instructor.

She helps young people of color understand their finances and learn how to maintain good financial health.  

Journey to Launch and founder were featured in noteworthy publications such as Money Magazine and Business Insider. The Journey to Launch podcast has even been recognized by Buzzfeed magazine as “27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018.”

Currently, the podcast had a record breaking year with over two million downloads.

This article was originally published by Houston Defender.