You've Got How Much Debt?

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk debt. Student loan, credit card, mortgage, medical expense, car note—no matter the type, if you’re like most Americans, you have debt and plenty of it, as personal debt averages near $40,000.

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For The Love Of Money

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk the intersections between love and money. Would you date someone with significant credit card debt? What if they were in bankruptcy? Are you planning to take out a loan to cover the cost of your wedding? Should you have a joint bank account with your partner?

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Money Diaries

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk intimate, money-spending details. A quick Target run here, a must-have candle there, a Venmo request from a friend at brunch—it’s not difficult to lose track of where and how we spend our money. Listen as we share the personal details of our money diaries and estimate how we spend during any given week.

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What About Your Friends

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk the guidelines that define friendships. All female relationships have a girl code—rules, spoken and unspoken norms, that guide how we are expected to behave and what behaviors we should expect in return. When the rules are followed, women’s relationships with one another can exist in near-perfect harmony.

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Side Gig Economy

On this week’s episode, we talk the power of the side gig. Back porch hair braiders, 5-star Uber drivers, Mary Kay beauty consultants, Avon representatives—Black women are the QUEEN's of the side gig. The Pew Research Center reports that 14 percent of Black people are a part of the gig economy or free market system, using the extra income to make up for the wage gap, pay down debt, save up for a well-earned vacation or stack their kids’ college funds.

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Our Body, Not Always Our Choice

On this week’s episode Ashley and Marcy talk racism, sex and reproductive health. Black women are disproportionately affected by multiple sexual and reproductive health conditions compared with women of other races/ethnicities.

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Tidying Up & Taking Care

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk the life-changing magic of tidying up. Piles of unopened mail, overflowing junk drawers, and shelves full of textbooks that haven’t been opened since undergrad actually bring us stress and distraction. 

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Fail Fast

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk failure. It feels odd to start off the year talking about failure, but acknowledging and learning from your losses are important parts of realizing your wins. Listen as we talk life, love, and libation mistakes from the past year, what we’ve learned, and why it’s important to fail fast and move on.

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Attacking Anxiety

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk managing anxiety. Your heart is racing, your palms are sweaty, knees are weak, mom’s sweaty...(shoutout to you if you get the reference.) All of a sudden you’re feeling completely distressed and while you know it's all in your head, you can’t seem to move past these overwhelming feelings of dread.

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Don't Follow Your Passions

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk passions, following your dreams and identifying your talents. Skill, Happiness, Opportunity, Passion, Service to Others and Value﹘these are the cornerstones of defining your purpose.

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Let's Make a Deal

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk compromise and deal breakers. Every relationship requires both parties to compromise. “Give a little, get a little,” as the saying goes. But what are the deals that you’re not willing to make?

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Don't Get Too Comfortable

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk getting too comfortable, taking risks, and stepping out of comfort zones. There is nothing like the familiar﹘the safe, warm place where everyone knows you, and you move through the motions without a second thought.

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Taking Inventory

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk managing professional work evaluations, year-end reviews, and navigating challenging feedback. As the year winds down, annual professional reviews wind up.

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Suffer Me

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk about sacrifice and suffering and the strong Black women trope that we take on relationships. Listen to this real conversation about relationships, and the sacrifice and emotional labor endured while “birthing” a man.

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Au Natural

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk being natural. From hair and makeup to deodorant and lotions, products over the last 10 years have represented a constant campaign encouraging women to go natural.

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Say Less

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk awkward conversations. “So when are you going to give me a grandbaby?” “Looks like you’re picking up a little weight, huh?” “Where did your last boyfriend go?” “You still haven’t graduated?” Is it just us or are you also overwhelmed by people trying to engage you in the most uncomfortable of small talk?

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Semi-fluid Sexuality

On this week’s episode, Ashley and Marcy talk sexuality. Sexuality is defined as one’s capacity for sexual feels toward another; basically your sexuality defines who you’re attracted to sexually and romantically. These days it’s a cute quip to say “sexuality is fluid,” but what does that mean for two self-identified straight women.

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Warning Label

On this week’s episode, Marcy and Ashley talk preconceived notions, judging a book by its cover, and fair warnings. People say that when you first meet someone, you’re not meeting them but you’re meeting their “representative.” Very few of us really put our genuine selves out there for the world to see.

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Major Upgrade

On this week’s episode, Marcy and Ashley talk upgrading. Self improvement is a way of life for many of us as we constantly strive to advance, level up, and grow personally and professionally. But is this culture full of motivational quotes, self help resources, and quips becoming more overwhelming than actually inspiring?

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Mentor Me

On this week's episode, Marcy and Ashley talk mentorship. Personal and professional development don’t usually occur in isolation. They require resources, feedback, and instruction, which is why having a mentor is critical. 

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