Episode 35: Maximizing the Minimum

On this episode, Maximizing the Minimum, we are going to chat about how keeping it LEAN can turn into more GREEN! Millions of people are turning to the Minimalist Lifestyle after they realized the 5-bedroom house, 2 cars in the driveway and all the STUFF might not be all its cracked up to be. Ariel Kiley is one of them. On this show Kiley shares how through her journey to cutting the fat in her life she ended up with some pretty fat pockets and whole lot more happiness and peace of mind. Pod’up good people…we’re going in!

Ariel Kiley is a New York based yoga and meditation teacher, teacher trainer, published author, and IAYT certified Yoga Therapist. Ariel has been featured on Extra!TV, CNN, NY Daily News and has worked as yoga consultant for the TV show The Affair. Ariel runs a Business of Yoga course and also specializes in Somatic Experiencing® trauma resolution. Plus she's kind of obsessed with minimalism and "financial fitness". www.ArielKiley.me

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Episode 34: Credit or Your Life Featuring Anthony Davenport, the Author of YOUR SCORE

We’re talking credit or your life pod people! We are as serious as a heart attack. We are going in deep with best-selling author, Anthony Davenport of the critically acclaimed book, Your Score: An Insider’s Secrets to Understanding, Controlling, and Protecting Your Credit Score. We think a shoutout from Oprah counts as such!! Anthony uncovers they mysteries every consumer should know to fix their credit and gives it to you raw on how important it is to build, manage and protect your credit with your life. Pod up people —your life depends on it!

Author, Anthony Davenport

The financial crisis that hit in August 2007 changed the lives of millions of Americans. For Anthony Davenport, the stress and shock of the changes in the financial world were the forces that transformed his career--from being on the other side of the desk as a loan origination executive for a bank to becoming a financial literacy and consumer credit expert who has dedicated his life to helping clients solve some of their most difficult. He is the Founder of Regal Credit Management in New York City, with a second office in Los Angeles.

Episode 33: Student Loan Debt: Get Smart from the Start

We've been there!  Got the t-shirt.  It's a right of passage for most --going off to college!  The people you will meet, the experiences you won't forget and racking up tons of DEBT!!  Well, on this episode we're going tell you that story doesn't have to end that way if you play it smart from the start! For all our peeps that might be stressed about the debt they are carrying right now, those just beginning the application process, or know someone who is, we're telling you to pod'up and get your Bachelor's degree in managing minimizing, managing and paying off student loan debt!  Get Smart from the Start pod people!

Episode 32: To Partner or Not To Partner --That is the Question

Thinking of going into business in partnership with your best friend, your brother or your colleague because you get along so well, share the same interests and came up with a great idea that is going to take over the world!!  Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!  Slow down!  Although you just might have the dream team in place and feel you are destined greatness, there are some very critical questions, our guest Chris Sainsbury, one four partners in CrossFit Kinsboro and guest host Brandt Morris , think you may want to ask yourself and your potential partners before you make the leap.  You will hear the answers to these questions and more before you walk down that aisle.  They liken a business partnership to marriage...To Partner or Not To Partner --That is the question. Pod'up!  Let's get it!! 

Episode 31: Budging the Budget

It's time to Budge the Budget people!  The first step to taking control of your finances.  You can go old school with it or use the latest software but the most important this is to get started.  We brought back the Credit King, Derek Powe budgets his way through life to travel the world first class, buy homes and planning to retire nice!! The King says you've gotta know your numbers.  If you don't know where you are how can you know where you're going.  Whatever your financial goals may be...pod'up!  We're gonna get you to Budget the Budget!

Episode 30: It's TIme to Bond!!!

Bonds, Bonds, Bonds - the greatest financial secret that the world seems to never discuss. We all know James Bond, but do you know Savings Bond? While James can save you from Spectre, saving bonds can make you money and who doesn't like money! The bond market dwarfs the stock market by trillions, yes trillions, bet you didn't know that did yuh! So sit back and pod'up because "It's Time to Bond"!!!!

Episode 28: Jamal Mashburn --The Franchise King

McDonalds, Starbucks, Dominos, UPS, we've all dreamed of owning a franchise and being able to sit back and stack cash. So we drafted former NBA All-star Jamal Mashburn aka "The Franchise King", with 38 Outback Steak Houses and 32 Papa John's in his roster, to sit in and put a full court press on the world of franchising for us. Pod'up people, the Franchise King is holding court.. let's go!

Episode 27: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

'Who wants to be a Millioniare???' Well if you think that's you, then pod'up because TwoBlackGuyswithGoodCredit is talking to none other than Stephen Hightower of Hightowers Petroleum - who better to discuss The Secrets of Financial Success than with a serial entrepreneur that's a few oil barrels away from being a Billionaire... yes we said Billionaire!!. Stephen H is dropping gems, putting us all up on game and keeping it 100. Sit back and lock in because "greed is good" and "if momma can't see the vision, then even she has got to go!!. Oh it's going down on TBGWGC - 'Who wants to be a Millionaire???'

Episode 26: We've Got Mail

'We Got Mail', and if we got it, guess where it came from - YOU!!! This round table pod is dedicated to YOU - the listener. You emailed, texted, and ran us down in the street with amazing questions that we decided to share. TBGWGC is giving you what you asked for - Answers!! Shaun and Arlington are going head to head over your financial questions and as usual they don't always see eye to eye. Podd'up, let's go because 'We Got Mail'.

Episode 25: Black Power Money Power

In the spirit of Black History Month, Black Panther, and Wakanda, we decided to raise the invisible shield and take an up-close and personal look at Black Power today as it relates Money, Power, Finance, and Generational Wealth.  Ohh yeah its like that this show, we are going IN by serving it up raw and uncut. Sit back pod'up and get ready for the.. WWHHAATT!!!! Twoblackguyswithgoodcredit - Black Power Money Power let's go!

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Episode 24: Bitcoin --Bit by Bit

Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin!! Its added seven mill to 50 Cent's bank account, has young people investing like never before and old guys calling it a scam.  It was the hottest topic of 2017 as it hit $20,000 in value a coin when most folks still don't understand or know much about it. If the words cryptocurrency, blockchain, bitcoin and Ripple mean nothing to you now, then podd'up my friend because we have enlisted the assistance of Prath, a Wall-Streeter and early bitcoin investor to help us break it all down, and perhaps even convince Shaun to get in on it. Bitcoin - Two Black Guys with Good Credit - Let's go!!

Episode 23: The Credit King Says There's a Credit Hack For That

 

If you spend 3-4 hours a day scouring the internet for travel reward deals and have created a 15 credit-card spreadsheet that is detailed down to the last available dollar, then you and our guest Derek Powe have a few things in common. Did we mention he is not even 30 yet!! Sit back and pod'up because who knew credit could take you around the world first class for less than a hundred dollars...the Credit King is in the building!!!  Let's go.

Episode 22: So You Wanna Buy a House -Part 2

So you want to buy a home' pt.2. Yes, we are back to finish what we started with you in part 1 and we were able to get Malibu/Westside Realtor Tony Barsocchini back in the saddle with us as well. This is it - the home stretch, the last lap, the big finale - you found the house and we are closing the deal. Sit back, podd'up and let us help you get those keys. 'So you want to buy a home pt.2' - let's go.

Episode 21: So You Wanna Buy a House

From email to podcast - the people have spoken, well actually they typed, "How do you buy a house"? So we decided to breakdown the home buying process step by step and called this episode, 'So you wanna buy a house'!! To assist, we enlisted Malibu/Westside Realtor Tony Barsocchini. When our guest from the west met up with Shaun (aka Mr. East Coast Real Estate) let's just say...  Podd'up, hit the volume and let's rock!!!

Episode 20: App In App Out

Did you know financial apps are using change (spare change that is), to change the game and get a new generation of investors into the stock market for mere pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, etc...? That's right there is an app for that and today on TBGWGC we are talking Financial Investment Apps. Pod'up people - App In or App Out... Let's go!

Episode 19: Credit Repair --Fact or Fake News?

You can't get approved for that loan, mortgage, apartment or that car you want. Your credit is a mess! Then you hear that commercial --fix your credit fast and easy, raise your score by 50 points in 30 days or less!! Fact or Fiction, Rip-off or Real Deal? Pod'up as TBGWGC separates the truth from the trash talk...Credit Repair --Fact or Fake News? is on deck, let's go!

Check out this article for 5 things you pay attention to before you sign up with a credit repair company.

Episode 18: Jay-Z 4:44 Decoded

Jay-z drops the 4:44 album and was popping off about credit, real estate investing, generational wealth etc... So we at T.B.G.W.G.C decided why not kick off Season 3 by Decoding (breaking down) the Jigga Man. Pod'up and listen in because while Shaun and Arlington love this album - they don't always see eye to eye on what Jay-z has to say... Round-table - Jay-z 4:44 Decoded, Let's go!

Episode 17: The Big B - Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy.. The first thing that comes to mind is someone standing in the street naked while all of their stuff is being taken away.. Not so fast... Slow down. T.B.G.W.G.C has decided it's time to breakdown Bankruptcy and bring it out of the shadows and into the financial light. To help us out we have enlisted California Attorney F. Stephen Jones, a bankruptcy specialist. Lights on. No fear. Pod'up! Let's go...