I Don't Do Budgets. show

I Don't Do Budgets.

Summary: Do you want to learn how to secure the bag beyond your 9-5 and break away from the traditional ways of managing money? If you’re nodding your head yes, then join Sierra K. Howard and her dope ass guest, who are millennials of color, securing the non-traditional bag. Tune in every week for a new money session where you will learn actionable money strategies that will help you finally live financially free without restrictions!

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 074: 3 Ways to Know Where Your Money is Going | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:46

Have you ever taken the time to track where your money is going each day? Keeping an eye on this is SO important if you want to grow your wealth. In today’s episode, I’m sharing three tips for determining what your income is and where it’s going.

 073: How to Get Started in the Vending Machine Business w/ Maya and Raniesha of VendHER | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:45:55

For real, grab your notebooks for this one!!! Maya and Raniesha of VendHER and Compass are two Black women who use their 9-5 jobs to fund their "5-9” passions. Both of the platforms they’ve created encourages Black women to participate in creative forms of investing. Maya and Raniesha invest in the vending machine business and are also real estate investors.

 072: How to Build a Successful Trucking Company w/ Ericka Williams | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:02

Have you ever thought about getting into the trucking business? If not, you just may be interested after hearing how Ericka Williams got started! Ericka took money she earned from service-based businesses and working as an apartment manager to invest in real estate and trucking. She now manages 1.9 million dollars in assets via over 12 semi trucks, 9 rental properties, and working on a new project called Texas Ground Zero.

 071: How to Travel Hack & Avoid Accruing Debt w/ Cinneah El Amin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:05

Cinneah El Amin is the founder of flynanced.com - a blog at the intersection of financial freedom and travel. As a seasoned traveler to nearly 30 countries across 6 continents, Cinneah created Flynanced™ to inspire readers to achieve financial freedom and see the world on their terms. Through Flynanced, she shows readers that it is possible to travel whether you have bills, debt, or other expenses.

 070: How to Build a 6-Figure Net Worth on Any Income w/ Ashley Copeland | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:04:44

Ashley Copeland is the twenty-something host of Stacks and the City, the podcast dedicated to showing women how to build wealth and increase their net worth. Raised by a single mother in rural North Carolina, Ashley learned early about how money can affect your way of life. She opened her first investment account at age 21 and purchased her first investment home at 24. As a result of her work, Ashley amassed a six-figure net worth without ever earning a six-figure salary!  

 069: How TheCoilBrush Was Created by Ree Farrington | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:59

Ree Farrington is the owner and inventor of the natural hair styling tool called The Coil Brush. As a wife and mother of three that wears multiple hats on a daily basis, adding inventor and entrepreneur to the list was an unexpected surprise. In less than a year's time and with no background in engineering, she turned a silly idea into a top-selling product.

 068: Bag Check: Being Laid off, Unemployment, Therapy, New Job, Rental Updates. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:32

068: Bag Check: Being Laid off, Unemployment, Therapy, New Job, Rental Updates.

 067: How to Create a Natural Hair Product for Young Boys w/ Cora Miller | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:13:14

Our guest for this episode, Cora Miller, is a perfect example of using the times to your advantage. When looking for a natural hair care product for her young son, Cora couldn't find anything that catered to young Black and brown boys. So she made her own! Shortly after that experience, she founded Young King Hair Care. In this episode, she talks about the manufacturing process, her vision for retail, branding, her super fast growth and so much more.

 066: How to Live Rent Free by Househacking w/ Mark Jones II | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:00

Today Mark Jones II is bringing some real estate GEMS to the I Don’t Do Budgets show! In 2015 he househacked his first single family home in LA County, which allowed him to Live rent-free and to use the equity he received from his first house to get his Los Angeles triplex. He now owns a triplex near the new SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California and has a brand called Livin' Rent Free where he teaches people how they too can live free.

 065: How to Become a Young Homeowner w/ Maya Mitchell | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:15

Today’s guest is Maya Mitchell - she purchased her very first home in Prince George's County, MD at the young age of 24! Since then, she’s become the founder of Ms. Young Homeowner, a resource and community for black millennial women navigating homeownership and the home-buying process. Ms. Young Homeowner is currently focusing on the first time homebuyer and giving them all the info to guide first time homebuyers throughout the homeownership journey.

 064: How to Invest in Real Estate Without Owning Properties w/ Tommy Holt Jr. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 57:45

Tommy Holt Jr.'s first flip resulted in a $10,000 loss, but after a ton of research and support from different mentors, he found massive success in wholesaling. Since then he’s done over 100 wholesale deals and has 7 AirBnB properties in 2 different countries.  You HAVE to listen to the entire episode because it is mind blowing the way he invests and the way he thinks about real estate investing. 

 063: How to Create Generational Wealth via Real Estate & Candy Vending w/Brandi Hayes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:40:33

This week in the guest chair, we have Brandi Hayes. Brandi is a real Estate Investor/ Landlord in New Jersey; She has been working in the banking industry for over the past 5 years. She has an 11 year old son Nehemiah who she introduced to entrepreneurship when he was just 9 years old. She taught him and herself about bulk candy vending. He currently has 10 machines out working for him bringing in passive income.

 062: How to Deal with Debt During a Crisis w/ Anthony O'Neal | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:04

I am SO excited to have Anthony O'Neal on the show today, and I think his words are going to come at the perfect time for many of you. We dive into what the financial landscape looks like in a world experiencing a pandemic, and where you should be putting your dollars until this is all over. You’re definitely going to want to have a notebook ready for this one!

 061: How to Start a 5-Figure Per Month Online Business in a Year w/ Nataleh Howard | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 52:39

Nataleh Howard was able to take a loyal YouTube following and pivot it into a five-figure a month online business. On this week's episode she talks to us about how she took a chance and left her teaching career behind in order to become the master of her own destiny. We talk about so many things from target audiences, to business growth and even how to pay yourself as a sole proprietor. 

 060: How to Secure Government Contracts for Your Business w/ Kesha Stowe | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:51

Kesha is the founder and President of Manifest, Inc., a not-for-profit organization created to help small businesses maneuver through the confusing “world” of government contracting. She has advised selection boards, hosted small business forums, and educated over 350 small businesses on government contracting. 


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