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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.