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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POM000: Introduction to the Pocket of Money Podcast

  Transcript: Hey there Success Rebels, I’m so excited about the launch of the Pocket of Money Podcast. I’m Dr. Maria James, The Money Scientist™. I’m the founder of Pocket of Money where I teach financial empowerment and management as well as how to start and grow businesses to build wealth.   I believe everyone and especially entrepreneurs should know how to make more money and to manage money after…

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How to Save Money Easily with Digit

  Saving money can be hard, but it doesn’t have to be. It depends on how you’re doing it. Let’s talk about how to save money easily.   Most of us aren’t saving money just for saving money sake. You’re stacking up money for a reason. Perhaps you’re working on a rainy day pile aka an emergency fund. Or you have a short-term goal like a vacation or a down…

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Your Business Idea Doesn’t Need to Be The New Facebook

You don’t need to be the next Facebook, Twitter, Google or any other household name company that readily comes to mind.   I often hear people say they don’t know what to do because it seems like everything has been done. Or they came up with an idea, but someone else is already doing something similar.   Here’s the deal. If someone else is making money doing something similar, then…

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The Super Simple Wealth Formula

I said I would give them a super simple wealth formula.   I was having a conversation with my brothers and sisters and the conversation naturally turned to saving more money, paying off debt and of course building wealth. They asked for a plan and I said “sure, whoever wants in on the plan, I’ll shoot off an email with it.”   Of course everyone said I want in so…

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