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Black Girl Fly: Embrace Purpose + Build Wealth

Author: Tenisha & Tashaunda

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The Black Girl Fly podcast features two sisters, Tenisha and Tashaunda, who have made a lot of financial mistakes and uncovered tons of myths and truths about “The American Dream” along the way. They use the podcast as a safe space for women of color to have real conversations about their journey and struggles to building generational wealth.
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Examining Colorism

Examining Colorism

2024-01-0821:04

Send us a Text Message.In this episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda engage in an insightful discussion about colorism, examining its impact both historically and in modern society, particularly within the Black community. They explore how colorism intersects with beauty standards and personal identity, sharing their personal experiences. The conversation highlights the lingering effects of colorism on self-perception and societal attitudes, addressing the challenges of raising children with a he...
Send us a Text Message.In this episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda explore the challenges of 'adulting,' sharing stories about aging and the importance of handling responsibilities. They discuss the consequences of neglecting adult duties and the need to realistically prepare children for adulthood. The conversation emphasizes that adulting requires making choices that significantly impact one’s life and lineage. The hosts advocate for actively engaging with life's challenges rather than a...
Send us a Text Message.In this episode of BGF, Ava, and Tashaunda discuss Black millennials' shifting relationship with the church, reflecting on a documentary that highlights diverse experiences, including LGBTQ perspectives and alternative spiritual practices. They explore the diminishing relevance of traditional churches among millennials and the importance of adapting church engagement to meet evolving spiritual needs. CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@...
Great Expectations

Great Expectations

2023-12-1813:58

Send us a Text Message.On today's episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda discuss internal expectations that are holding them back and creating stress. Where did they come from? You only have 24 hours in a day, so how can you manage these great expectations? They consider lowering expectations, prioritizing, and being intentional when managing expectations. What do you think?Are you running your life or is it running you?CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impac...
Send us a Text Message.On this episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda dive into managing disagreements in relationships, the inevitability of differing viewpoints, and the value of understanding the 'why' behind them. They underscore the importance of effective communication and empathy. The key takeaways are the significance of understanding, communication, and self-awareness in maintaining a balanced relationship.CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.com...
Send us a Text Message.In this episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda interview Shalita Grant, a Tony-nominated actress and the founder and CEO of Four Naturals Hair. They delve into her journey in the entertainment industry and the challenges she encountered due to her natural hair. Shalita explains how she harnessed her experiences to develop a groundbreaking natural hair treatment. The conversation also addresses societal pressures on black women to conform to hair expectations. Additionally, t...
Send us a Text Message.On this episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda discuss balancing work and personal life. Tashaunda shares her struggles with over-commitment, while Ava emphasizes spiritual alignment. They explore goal setting, with Tashaunda focusing on short-term aims and Ava on her growth in long-term planning. Both stress consistency in pursuing goals. The conversation underscores the importance of understanding personal ambitions and aligning with one's purpose.CONNECT WITH USWebsite: w...
Parenting

Parenting

2023-11-2022:02

Send us a Text Message.On this episode of BGF, the topic of parenting and the influence of past traumas on decision-making is discussed. Ava and Tashaunda share personal accounts emphasizing the theme of "overcorrecting" in parenting due to past experiences. The discussion also touched on societal expectations and gender roles, with the hosts reflecting on the importance of self-awareness and introspection.CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInst...
Out Earn Your Man

Out Earn Your Man

2023-11-1329:22

Send us a Text Message.On this episode of BFG, Ava and Tashaunda dive into the dynamics of relationships and financial expectations, specifically addressing the challenges faced when women out-earn men. The discussion highlights the balance between career ambitions, relationship expectations, and traditional gender roles. The episode stresses the importance of understanding personal motivations and how they shift over different life phases.CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comE...
Send us a Text Message.On this episode of BGF, hosts Ava and Tashaunda interview Dr. Tonya Evans, a professor at Penn State's Dickinson Law School, about the world of digital currency. Tonya, initially skeptical of cryptocurrencies, emphasizes their transformative potential, especially for marginalized communities. She highlights the promise and concerns of digital currencies, stressing the importance of education in the evolving financial landscape. Tonya also introduces her upcoming book, "...
Too Educated

Too Educated

2023-10-3014:28

Send us a Text Message.Are you too educated? Today on BGF, Ava and Tashaunda discuss whether or not obtaining multiple degrees and certifications throughout your life is necessary. They dive into possible interpersonal reasons behind continuing education. Do you think degrees are necessary? Let us know what you think on Instagram: @blackgirlflyofficialCONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial:50 Necessity1:28...
Send us a Text Message.On today’s episode of BGF, Ava and Tashaunda discuss the lack of care and empathy from doctors, when it’s time to walk away and the system reinforcing bad behavior. They dive into the tough conversation around preventative vs. reactionary health care.How can we change the system to benefit doctors and their patients? Let us know what you think on Instagram: @blackgirlflyofficialCONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram:...
Send us a Text Message.On today’s episode of BGF Ava and Tashaunda talk with Dr. Tiffany, an Integrative functional psychiatric nurse practitioner and founder of Aroma Functional Nutrition. They discuss finding the root cause of mental illness and not just relieving symptoms, but adding value. They dive into the stigma of seeking help in BIPOC communities and generational trauma. Remember mental health is everything and everything is mental health. For more information about Dr. Tiffany ...
Spilling The Tea

Spilling The Tea

2023-10-0924:50

Send us a Text Message.Ava and Tashaunda spilled the tea on where they are in their relationships. They discuss feeling unprotected due to not being married, single parenthood being hard, and leaning into Christian beliefs. The sisters dive into seeing your partner in their mess and the importance of being someone’s emergency contact.CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial00:22 Introductions 00:50 Entering ...
Send us a Text Message.Today on BGF, the ladies discuss making space for new family members and experiences. They also dive into losing and creating mental capacity, protecting your space when you live with others, and transitioning from being single to being in a relationship. We also learn that Ava’s partner likes bugs, and Tashaunda doesn’t have any stuff. CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial00:22 Int...
Season Six Begins!

Season Six Begins!

2023-09-2505:14

Send us a Text Message.Today begins Season 6! So blessed to have made it this far! This season we continue reflecting, lifing, and figuring it out with y'all. The journey continues every Monday! CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial:22 Introductions 1:03 Where we've come from and how we've grown2:30 Season 6 expectations 4:45 OutrosBGF Products hereJoin Robinhood with my link and we'll bot...
Season Five Close

Season Five Close

2023-07-1703:49

Send us a Text Message.On BGF, today is our season closer! This season. was challenging yet rewarding. Between dropping and picking up gems, we are grateful for our awesome listeners and dope guest. We look forward to continuing the journey with y’all. See you in season 6!CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial00:22 Introductions 1:00 difficult but great times 1:35 Season 6 expectations 03:2...
Send us a Text Message.On this week's episode of BGF, the ladies take a dive into separating work from their “real life” and not being challenged. Ava also shares a childhood memory and Tashaunda reflects on not bringing her full self to work. The sisters also speak on God's redirection and the magnitude of money. CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial00:22 Introductions 01:10 Challenges in you career...
Back to Basics

Back to Basics

2023-07-0337:35

Send us a Text Message.Today the ladies are getting back to the basics! Ava and Tashaunda talk about not following their own rules and finding alignment in their goals They also discuss uncertainties about the future and Ava wonders if her “fire” number is high enough. CONNECT WITH USWebsite: www.blackgirlflyofficial.comEmail: hello@podcast2impact.comInstagram: @blackgirlflyofficial00:22 Introductions 02:10 How did you stray away?04:20 Not mastering the basics 06:00 Clar...
Send us a Text Message.Today we meet Kleo Curry, Certified Financial Planner at UBS. The ladies discuss Kleo learning from her grandfather, our responsibility of being of service, leaving political science for the finance industry, and the importance of representation. Kleo also tells us what keeps most of her clients up at night and shares an interesting statistic. They also dive into diversifying your assets, and having the “death” talk with her husband. LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kleo-...
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