POM010: Leaving Corporate to Empower through Fashion with Charon Richardson

In this episode I have an enlightening interview with the empowering seamstress Charon Richardson. She reveals how she left her job in corporate to pursue her passion of fashion and empowerment. The struggles she encountered while making it work and what she needed to do to overcome those challenges.   Charon Richardson Charon is the founder of G’wan by Charon. G’wan, as the people of St. Croix would say in…

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POM009: 4 Key Actions to Raise Your Credit Score

In this episode we’ll be chatting about credit card debt and four major actions to increase your credit score.    We discuss: credit usage the best method to pay down debt 5 key components credit agencies use to determine your credit score 4 major actions to raise your credit score what to do after paying off debt   Resources Mentioned: Disclaimer: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This…

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POM008: Running a Non-profit or Small Business on a Shoestring Budget

In this episode, we’re going to discuss how to keep your business or non-profit going on a shoestring aka tight budget.   When cash flow is tight in your small business or nonprofit you, you likely restrict spending and tighten up on expenses. You work on getting more sales. These are things that you know to do. While acting as Director of Finance of a nonprofit, some other things helped…

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POM007: Financial Goal Setting for Success

In this episode, we’re going to discuss getting back on track by creating real goals. You have to get crystal clear on your destination aka your goals in order to create a successful strategy to achieve them.   We’re almost 90 days into the year. You’re likely a little off track with the goals you set at the end of last year and the beginning of this year. Don’t beat…

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POM006: Creating Profitable Partnerships When You Hate Networking

In this episode, we’re going to discuss how to work around your dislike of networking in order to form profitable partnerships. Your business success is dependent on relationships, relationships with your colleagues, your customers and your clients.    We’ll discuss tips to make networking offline and online easier and more effective. Tips for using online forums social media, which platforms got results phone calls in-person events where the real connection…

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POM005: How to Handle Inconsistent Income

In this episode, we’re going to talk about how to handle money management when you’re income can fluctuate month to month. If you’re self-employed or work on commission, you likely do not have a guaranteed set amount of money coming in every month. Your income varies depending on sales. If your work is seasonal, you also have unique challenges with creating a spending plan. In any case, a spending plan and…

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POM004: Your Side hustle, Full-time Job and Productivity

Having a side hustle or starting a business while currently employed by someone else feels like you have two full-time jobs. The one not currently paying you well aka your side hustle, is the one that can take up more than 40 hour a week.   You want to make sure you’re making the most out of the time you spend on your side hustle. You want to be growing…

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POM003: How I Saved Over $10,000 On $23,000 Per Year

If you mismanage $10 then you’ll mismanage a million dollars. You’ve heard the advice before: it’s not the amount of money you have it’s what you do with it. Good financial management doesn’t change with the amount of money you have.   When I went to graduate school I had to truly put my personal finance knowledge to the test. I was on a stipend that was about $23,000 after taxes.…

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POM002: From 6 Figures & Broke to Thriving Entrepreneur with Aisha Taylor

  In this episode, I interview Aisha Taylor. She recounts her story of going from making six figures and still being broke to thriving as an entrepreneur who helps single moms get their finances right.   Aisha Taylor Aisha Taylor is the Founder & CEO of FNPhenomenal (Frugal –n- Phenomenal) a company that financially empowers single mothers. Through her work with FNPhenomenal she helps single moms increase their confidence, reduce…

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POM001: The 5 Pockets of Money You Need

Pocket of Money Podcast

Having money, being rich, and being wealthy are three distinct situations. Unfortunately, we’re not taught how to handle money to establish financial security.   The wealth gap is growing and part of that stems from a lack of knowledge of financial management, making money, growing money and the skills to implement that knowledge.   In this episode, I’m going to review the “pockets of money” you need to build wealth…

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