The Clever Girls Know Podcast
The Clever Girls Know Podcast
Clever Girl Finance
Clever Girl Finance is a financial education platform, that empowers women to ditch debt, save money and build real wealth!
182: How To Avoid Money Conflicts That Lead To Divorce W/ Olivia Summerhill
In today’s episode, Olivia Summerhill joins me to discuss how to avoid the money conflicts that lead to divorce. Olivia has been in finance for almost a decade, growing up with a family devastated by divorce and wealth. She decided to get into finance to control her future and found a niche after working with women going through divorce. Today, Olivia works with women to help them navigate divorce, protecting their lifestyle throughout the divorce process. She works closely with her clients’ divorce mediators to negotiate the most advantageous settlements. After the divorce finalization, Olivia uses her knowledge of behavioral finance to work with her clients on topics relating to a divorce’s impact. Specifically, on psychological behaviors such as self-awareness, money patterns, and effective financial decision-making, her female clients can control and maintain their living standards. WHAT WAS DISCUSSED ON THE EPISODE: * How divorce impacted Olivia growing up
 * The major money conflicts that can lead to divorce
 * The types of behaviors that tie into financial conflict
 * Advice for couples to minimize financial conflicts from escalating into divorce
AND MUCH MORE KEEP IN TOUCH WITH OLIVIA: Learn more about her resources and services: at https://summerhillwealth.com Listen to her podcast, Divorce for wealthy women via https://anchor.fm/summerhillwealth ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Feb 14
35 min
181: Getting Started As A Real Estate Investor With Bevin Morgan
Bevin Morgan is a Financial Wellness Coach who specializes in helping Black female entrepreneurs and creators gain confidence in their financial futures. She has been passed over for promotions and is intimately familiar with being stuck in jobs where the responsibility seems to increase while the salary never does. She has started and failed at more businesses than she can count but has used that experience to find her passion. Through all of that, she has become completely debt-free and has started her journey in real estate investing. WHAT WAS DISCUSSED ON THIS EPISODE: * How Bevin became debt-free * Why she decided to invest in real estate * How she prepared to purchase her first unit * How she determined profitability on her first investment * How she manages rent collection, cash flow, and repairs * The issues and challenges she’s faced * and more THE RESOURCE BEVIN MENTIONED: biggerpockets.com HOW TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH BEVIN: Via IG @bevinmorgan On her website: Bevinmorgan.me ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Feb 9
50 min
180: How Dannie Navigated A Divorce, Started Over & Saved $60k
On today's episode, Dannie Vann shares how she navigated a divorce and getting herself back on her feet financially all in the same year. She went from not having a bed when she moved out to finding a better paying job, negotiating her income, getting her own place, and finding emotional peace. MORE ABOUT DANNIE Dannie is the founder of Penniestowealth.com, a financial coach, and a Certified Financial Education Instructor (CFEI). In 2 years, she eliminated over $130k in debt and has helped guide her audience to financial freedom. She educates her online “Wealthy Fam” on budgeting, investing, and frugal living tips while sharing the high and lows of her own financial journey. WHAT WAS DISCUSSED: How Dannie navigated getting divorced and saving $60k all in the same year How she managed the emotions and mental health of navigating her divorce and finances through a pandemic How she went about saving $60,000 Her key advice for women going through a similar journey AND MUCH MORE KEEP UP WITH Dannie Instagram/Twitter: @penniestowealth Website: penniestowealth.com/ ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Feb 2
33 min
179: How Tara Paid Off 60k As A Single Mother
Today, my guest Tara Jones-Williamson is sharing her journey to paying off $60k in 2 years as a single mother! Tara is a feminine Financial Success Coach and Lifestyle Designer who is dedicated to helping women slay their financial and lifestyle goals. Over 10 years ago, she created and executed a plan that allowed her to press reset and go from financial struggle and failure to financial success and freedom. With her daughter on her lap, she paid off over $60,000 of debt as a single mother. She then launched Your Pretty Pennies, an online financial lifestyle brand, where she educates and empowers women to move from making poor financial choices to using their income to manifest their best lives. WHAT WE DISCUSSED: - Why Tara decided to create a plan to help her reset and pursue financial success and the aha moment that caused that decision - How she managed to do it on just a single income - The specific things she did to pay off the debt - The lessons she's you teaching your daughter today about money and financial wellness AND MUCH MORE KEEP UP WITH TARA On Instagram: @yourprettypennies Via her website at www.yourprettypennies.com ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Jan 26
42 min
178: How Ariel Went Full-Time In Business Despite The Pandemic
Ariel Belgrave is a leading voice in women's health. At the very start of the pandemic, Ariel quit her job at Facebook to pursue her business full-time after running it as a side hustle for 6 years. In this interview, she shares her journey with us on exactly how she did it! MORE ABOUT ARIEL As a certified health coach, fitness trainer, and the CEO of Gym Hooky, her mission is to help women achieve their dream body without fad diets or working out every day. Her commitment to women's wellness has earned her opportunities to work with Fortune 100 companies, influence the health programs of top colleges, and receive recognition from major outlets such as The Today Show, Women's Health, Shape, Elle, Glamour, PopSugar, and Huffington Post. WHAT WAS DISCUSSED: - How she made the decision to quit her job during the pandemic - The first things she did to launch her fulltime business - How she's monetizing her business today and adding additional streams of income - How she tackles those fears that every business owner has - Why health should be a priority for us as women especially right now AND MUCH MORE KEEP UP WITH ARIEL Instagram/Twitter: @gymhooky Website: www.gymhooky.com ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Jan 12
52 min
177: The Rich Immigrant - Dee Olateru's Journey To Financial Success
Dee Olateru, is a CPA, an executive at one of the Big 4 global professional services firm, a 3-time immigrant, and the founder of The Rich Immigrant. At the Rich Immigrant, she helps 1st and 2nd generation immigrants attain financial independence, live full lives, and maintain their identities in their new homes.  She was forced to pay attention to her finances when she graduated Summa Cum Laude but could not land a job. To make ends meet while she applied to graduate school she got a $10 per hour job at a factory making light fixtures. 12 years later, she's built a career that has taken her all over the world. However, many of those habits she built on a $10 per hour salary continue to guide her today on a six-figure salary! WHAT WAS DISCUSSED: Her personal experience as an immigrant in the US Applying to over 500 jobs with her undergrad degree and getting rejections and more rejections Why she instead chose to take a $10 p/h job How she learned about financial literacy and started applying her lessons to her life Advice for other immigrants in the US AND MUCH MORE AND MORE KEEP UP WITH DEE Website: https://therichimmigrant.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therichimmigrant --- Looking for A GREAT BANK ACCOUNT to SAVE MORE? --- Check out Chime: https://www.chime.com/applytp/?ref=clevergirlfinancecgf&ad=tp_ --- Considering TERM LIFE INSURANCE? --- For great term life insurance that allows you to increase or decrease your policy as you need to with no fees, check out Ladder: https://ladder.pxf.io/c/403981/557243/9299?subId1=%7BsubId1%7D (P.S. These are affiliate links from brands Clever Girl Finance loves and trusts. If you use our links to sign up we may earn a commission which helps us grow!) ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Jan 5
38 min
176: 10 Key Money Moves To Make For The New Year!
Ready to get your money moves on for the new year? Here are 10 key money moves to make for the next year! ARTICLES MENTIONED: - How to save and pay debt at the same time: https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/blog/pay-off-debt-or-save/ - How a credit freeze works: https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/blog/should-i-freeze-my-credit/ - How to pick the best life insurance: https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/blog/term-vs-whole-life-insurance/ --- Looking for A GREAT BANK ACCOUNT to SAVE MORE? --- Check out Chime: https://www.chime.com/applytp/?ref=clevergirlfinancecgf&ad=tp_ ---  Considering TERM LIFE INSURANCE? ---   For great term life insurance that allows you to increase or decrease your policy as you need to with no fees, check out Ladder: https://ladder.pxf.io/c/403981/557243/9299?subId1=%7BsubId1%7D (P.S. These are affiliates link from brands Clever Girl Finance loves and trusts. If you use our link to sign up we may earn a commission which helps us grow!) Read the 2020 Clever Girl Finance Women and Money Study: www.clevergirlfinance.com/women-and-money/ ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Dec 29, 2020
15 min
175: Listener Q&A - Loaning Money + Zero Based Budgeting
Today I answer two listener questions! Q1: How to respectfully say no when it comes to loaning family and friends money Q2: The idea of budgeting down to zero and creating a budget buffer ❤ Read the 2020 Clever Girl Finance Women and Money Study: https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/women-and-money/ ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Dec 28, 2020
8 min
174: 2020 Reflections And 2021 Goals
On this episode, I'm reflecting on 2020, sharing my 2021 goals, and discussing the 2020 Clever Girl Finance study! It was a tough year but we've made it through. Praying that 2021 is a year of recovery, joy, and prosperity. Read the 2020 Clever Girl Finance Women and Money Study: https://www.clevergirlfinance.com/women-and-money/ ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Dec 22, 2020
16 min
173: How To Advocate For Yourself When It Comes To Your Finances, Career & Life With Emilie Aries
Emilie Aries is a speaker, podcast host, author, and the Founder & CEO of Bossed Up, an award-winning personal and professional development community where she helps women craft happy, healthy, and sustainable career paths. Her book, Bossed Up: A Grown Woman's Guide To Getting Your Sh*t Together, serves as a practical roadmap for women who want to set themselves up for sustainable, long-term career success and step up as the boss of their lives. WHAT WAS DISCUSSED: - Her personal experience overcoming an abusive relationship that led her owning her voice - Key tips for women to own their voices - How to build confidence in advocating for yourself as it relates to your finances - How to build confidence in advocating for yourself as it relates to your career AND MORE KEEP UP WITH EMILIE - Website: https://bossedup.com - Instagram: bosseduporg - Watch her TedX: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epAlxzmYyAE ❤ Get the best-selling Clever Girl Finance Books: clevergirlfinance.com/books ❤ Get access to 30+ free courses, worksheets, savings challenges, and our favorite banking resources: https://clevergirlfinance.com/course-packages/ ❤ Read the Clever Girl Finance Blog: https://clevergirlfinance.com/blog ❤ Follow us on Instagram: http://instagram.com/clevergirlfinance
Dec 16, 2020
41 min
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