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May 13, 2020
It’s Wayback Wednesday and we decided to replay Dionne aka “The Lady with the Facts” fav episode and one of our most delightful guest yoga Queen Ariel. Dim the lights, close your eyes and pod up bc this episode we are going to Maximize 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 Instagram @arielkiley 
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May 11, 2020
We are now at home 24/7 with our significant others, the kiddies, the pets! Kwame Christian, the Founder of the American Negotiation Institute, joins me to discuss CONFLICT RESOLUTION IN QUARANTINE and so much more. We don't always realize it but we are negotiating all day everyday so as an Author, TedxTalk Speaker and Host of the #1 negotiation podcast in the world, NEGOTIATE ANYTHING, Kwame is just the guy to help us sharpen our skills in these unprecedented times and beyond. 
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May 8, 2020
Today’s episode is part 3 of our COVID-19 series - Health is Wealth! We thought it was important we discuss Health because without good health wealth creation is pointless. Health and Wealth go hand in hand. We brought in Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green to help us navigate through this pandemic. And, she show us how she is making a difference through her path to creating the cure for cancer doing it her way. Pod' up good people...let's go! Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green Dr. Hadiyah-Nicole Green is an American medical physicist known for her development of a process that has the potential to help in the evolution of a novel cancer treatment using laser-activated nanoparticles. She is one of 66 black women to earn a Ph.D. in physics in the United States between 1973 and 2012, and is the second black woman and the fourth black person ever to earn a doctoral degree in physics from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. 
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May 7, 2020
Hello Pod Family, during these difficult times our parent non-profit, Financially CLEAN, is providing a FREE Limited Edition Financial Literacy COVID19 Webinar Series in partnership with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams' office. Our final week, class 4, we focus on investing. We discuss smart investment tips during this pandemic. Pod’up and take a listen! 
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May 6, 2020
It’s Wayback Wednesday and we are bringing back one of our favorite interviews - oil man Stephen Hightower. This episode provides lessons upon lessons upon lessons. Pod’up people let’s go!! Who wants to be a Millioniare???' Well if you think that's you, then pod'up because Two Black Guys with Good Credit 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???' 
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May 4, 2020
Hello Pod People! Dionne Nicholls here, 'The Lady with the Facts'! For those who don't know, I am also a professional Life Coach. During this pandemic I have partnered with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to provide a free 4-week Life Coaching Series. This week we look at the importance of SELF CARE during COVID-19 --our health and well-being depends on it. We all know that Mindset and Wealth go hand in hand so TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT is bringing you more strategies for COPING with COVID-19. 
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May 1, 2020
We're back In the Bag! You send in your questions, and we give our best answers. We love these shows because we love hearing from you! We dig into commercial real estate, boosting your credit score, and leveraging your skills. And do we have a surprise for you ....we bring back one of our fav guests to help us dig in the bag!! Pod'up good people! We deliver, rain or shine! 
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April 30, 2020
Hello Pod Family, during these difficult times our parent non-profit, Financially CLEAN, is providing a FREE Limited Edition Financial Literacy COVID19 Webinar Series in partnership with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams' office on Tuesdays. We're three weeks down and one to go! This week's webinar, Dionne Nicholls takes charge and delivers a class you don’t want to miss. She discusses personal branding in this COVID-19 pandemic. The gang Shaun, Larry, and Mr.850 participate as well to provide a compelling lecture. Pod-up and take a listen! To register for the final class on Tuesday May 5th RSVP at www.financiallyclean.com 
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April 29, 2020
It’s Wayback Wednesday and we thought during these pandemic times it was important to discuss Life Insurance. We brought back one of our fav episodes to break it down. That’s right Get a Life and pod up! Get a Life! That's right, we said it, "Get a Life...Insurance Policy". If you keel over right now, are your loved ones protected? Have you even taken a good hard look at life insurance to see what your options are? Term, Whole Life --"insurance is a huge generational wealth building tool",they say, "insurance is a scam", they say, "we all need it", they say. Yo, they say a lot so, we're getting to the bottom of it on this week's episode. Lock in and pod up because it may be time for you to "Get a Life!" on Two Black Guys with Good Credit!! 
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April 24, 2020
Since we aired our COVID C.R.E.A.M episode just a week ago there have been so many new updates, twist and turns. Loans have been cut, funds have been misallocated, AND there is a death algorithm??!! We had to bring SBA Loan Consultant Expert, Alex Guerrero, back on the show to tell us what's what. Pod'up good people to find out what you need to know! 
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April 24, 2020
Hello Pod Family, during these difficult times our parent non-profit, Financially CLEAN, is providing a FREE Limited Edition Financial Literacy COVID19 Webinar Series in partnership with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams' office on Tuesdays. We're two weeks in! In case you missed the last class we're bringing it to you here live and direct! To register for the rest RSVP https://livefinanciallycleanspring2020.splashthat.com/ Seeking opportunity and budgeting is going to separate 'the boys from the men' during these times. Tune in to hear how! 
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April 22, 2020
Welcome to Way Back Wednesday good people!! We went back in the crates to bring you the Ninja of Negotiation Mr. Kwame Christian who gives us so many tools to sharpen our negotiation prowess for any situation from business to personal. Pod'up good people. Lean in and take notes...Don't Hate, Negotiate! Kwame Christian, Esq., M.A. Bestselling author and speaker Kwame Christian is the Director of the American Negotiation Institute and a subject matter expert in the field of negotiation and conflict resolution. Kwame has conducted workshops throughout North America and abroad, and is a highly sought after national keynote speaker. Host of the world’s most popular negotiation podcast, Negotiate Anything, Kwame is dedicated to empowering others through the art and science of negotiation and persuasion. The show features leading experts in the field to deliver the best-in-class content. Now downloaded more than 1,000,000 times, Negotiate Anything has a dedicated and growing following with listeners in more than 180 countries around the world. 
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April 17, 2020
We get to pick the brain of Alex Guerrero, an SBA Loan Consultant Expert, on how to get this COVID-19 C.R.E.A.M.! He helps us navigate these challenging financial times. We can all agree that in this pandemic CASH IS KING and with the myriad of resources out there we get answers about the 'in and outs' of the programs available for all our business owners out there, the unemployed, and the community at large that has been impacted by COVID-19. Pod'up good people! In the infamous words of WUTANG...It's time to get that COVID-19 C.R.E.A.M...dollar, dollar, dollar bill y'all! 
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April 16, 2020
Hello Pod Family, during these difficult times our parent non-profit, Financially CLEAN, is providing a FREE Limited Edition Financial Literacy COVID19 Webinar Series in partnership with the Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams' office on Tuesdays. We kicked things off April 14th so in case you missed it we're bringing to you here live and direct! To register for the rest RSVP https://livefinanciallycleanspring2020.splashthat.com/ This episode we breakdown what you should know about SBA loans, Paycheck Protection Program, Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Express Bridge Loan, and Debt Relief. We also look at Unemployment, Stimulus, Credit Card Debt and so much more. Take a listen and keep yourself and loved ones safe! 
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April 15, 2020
It's Way Back Wednesday good people and we felt now more than ever, it's a perfect time for....'It's Time to Bond'. We loved this show because not only did we get to hang out with our main man Arlington again but it was also an opportunity to dig into that investment vehicle that may not be so sexy but should not be overlooked when building your portfolio ---BONDS! Don't sleep! Pod'up and It's a Time to Bond! 
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April 11, 2020
The roof, the roof, the roof is on FIRE! We don't want no war...we want financial freedom instead! Do you have aspirations of retiring under 35? The F.I.R.E. movement is real and is catching some heat! If you've never heard of this concept then you're going to want get in on our conversation with our special guest Kornel Szrejber, a Finance Whiz and Host of one the top Canadian finance podcasts, Build Wealth Canada, who is living the dream. FULLY RETIRED and MORTGAGE FREE at 32 he is doing the dang thing and he's going to share with you how he got there. Pod'up good people! It's going to be FIYAH!! 
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April 8, 2020
It's Way Back Wednesday good people and today we are bringing back Budging the Budget! In these pandemic times budgeting is critical. Take a listen and be safe. 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 thing 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 plan for retirement...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 Budge the Budget! 
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April 4, 2020
Before you go for that Reverse Mortgage...We're going to chop it up to find out is it worth it? Can I work it? Can I put my thing down flip it and reverse it?! #$%%%$$#! Yep, this episode we are breaking down the whole business of Reverse Mortgages. Come on, we've all seen the late-night informercials but how many of us really know how they work? We'll drill down to figure out if this is a product that is for you or loved one or not. And, yes we'll jump on any opportunity to quote the great Missy Elliot..."Let's it flip it and reverse it!" good people! Pod'up and let's go! 
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April 1, 2020
It's Way Back Wednesday good people and today we are bringing back The Credit King! Pod'up and take notes... If you spend 3-4 hours per 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 Lowe, have a few things in common. Did we mention he is not even 30 yet!! Sit back and pod's because who knew credit could be take you around the world first class for less than a hundred dollars...The Credit King is in the building!!! Let's go. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 27, 2020
TBGWGC is closing out Women's History Month with a bang, or should I say a billion! America's first female African-American Billion Dollar Business Owner, Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder of Act One Business Solutions is on the mic. JBH gives up the keys to her success, her thoughts on how Covid-19 will change the future of work forever, as well as, how to prepare today for careers of tomorrow. Click in and Pod'up because gems like these don't get dropped everyday. A financial S-Hero is in the building....Let's go! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 20, 2020
Hello Pod People! This episode sums up the purpose of why do this financial literacy. We're talking Generational Wealth! Building, protecting, and passing on wealth. We're honing in on the selfless act of what you can do in a lifetime to pass on wealth to the next generation. We switch things around this episode by having both Arlington, Matt host and Shaun as guest. And, we spice it up with our special guest, Brooklyn Real Estate Broker, Investor and Instructor, David Germain. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 12, 2020
This epsiode we are going back! Waaaaaayyyy back! Back in time to ask ourselves the age-old question...if we knew then what we know now...what we do differently? We a few falls, wins, near-misses, under our belts what would we go back and tell our younger selves? What would we invest in? How would our choices have differed? Experience is sometimes your best teacher. Pod'up good people! Buckle up as we a trip to the past so we can create a bright financial future! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
March 6, 2020
Newsflash! This show we talk about what's trending and today it's the Coronavirus. We dive right into what's the financial impact, how the market has been affected, what the investments you can take advantage of, and how do I prepare. Today we talk about how we weather this Coronavirus hurricane. Pod'up people let's get clear on this Coronoavirus. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 28, 2020
We're back In the Bag! You send in your questions, and we give our best answers. We love these shows because we love hearing from you! We dig into real estate, global investment options and more! Pod'up good people! We're going back In the Bag! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 20, 2020
Ooooooh Ladies First! This episode we celebrate the success of women of color and their impact on business globally. We're tilting our hats to female entrepreneurs of color like Rihanna, Prime Minister Mia Motley, Janice Howroyd Bryan, and Sheila Johnson. Pod'up good people we're giving some love to black girls who are running the world! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 12, 2020
What's up pod people! This week is a very special episode where we discuss The Great Kobe Bryant. We look at the Mamba Mentality and how applied to your finances can take you to your money to MVP status....MOST VALUABLE PORTFOLIO!!! This is also an intimate conversation where 'The Black Guys' share some of their intimate stories and moments they experienced having worked with the man himself the effect it had on them financially, in business and in life in general. The spirit of Kobe Bryant is in the building! Let's get it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
February 5, 2020
It's time to get back to basics good people! Yep! We pulled out a credit card statement and some credit card offers and we walk you through them line by line. Too many of us are glazing the bold and fine print which could be costing us lots of money. We're talking the equivalent of a mortgage payment kinda money!!! No wonder it's taking forever to pay that balance off so now it feels like you've got 30-year mortgage! It's time that we get a good handle on credit cards and learn how to treat them as a 30-day interest free loans. Pod'up good people! Let's get it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 23, 2020
Hey this show we dig deep into the the mailbag to answer YOUR question. It's our monthly episode to answer our listeners financial questions from credit to real estate to the business of cannabis! It's so dope to get hear what's on your mind. Pod'up good people and let's get it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 17, 2020
Calling all 30 Somethings! We have Keren Margolis, the beautiful, brilliant, funny Comedian who is ready to start 'adulting' and get serious about her financial future. Don't get it twisted! This very honest conversation will appeal to people of all ages as Keren does a deep dive in navigating steps to building wealth. Pod'up good people! Let's go. Keren Margolis is a New York-based comedian and writer who performs at venues throughout the city. Keren has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and is a regular on Race Wars podcast. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 9, 2020
Happy, Prosperous New Year Family! This episode Dionne, Shaun and Matt discuss THEIR favorite episodes for 2019 and their financial plans for 2020. Two Black Guys with Good Credit is not only show that 'talks the talk' but 'walks the walk'! Pod'up good people! Let's get it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
January 1, 2020
Happy New Year Pod people! We bring you Part 2 of our top tips to round out our 2020 Financial Vision Board. New decade, new mindset, new action is what we're going for to create that new financial future. And, we totally get it! 20 tips seems like a lot to implement all at once. If you start with making 10 changes, 5 or just 1 that is still progress in the right directions. Small change, big impact! 2020 Vision for all...Let's go! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 26, 2019
Who doesn't love a good vision board? We do! Pod'up good people, Two Black Guys with Good Credit is laying out some helpful strategies to create your 2020 Financial Vision! It's a new year and a new decade so let's set it off by getting your financial plan in order. It's a time to get clear, a little uncomfortable and whole lot intentional to make those financial goals a reality. Let's go! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 19, 2019
Hey good people it's Part 2 of our Holiday Hacking show! Listen up as Matt, Shaun and Dionne give you their top 20 holiday hacks for the season. This show upholds Shaun's financial motto..."Keep Your Money in Your Damn Pocket!" Get your pens, iPads, notebooks or whatever you use take notes because this show will have you writing ideas from beginning to end! Pod'up good savvy, frugal, last-minute shopping people! It's Holiday Hacking Part 2, Let's get it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 11, 2019
Ho! Ho! Ho! Pod Family! It's that time of year again where we celebrate the holidays, eating, drinking and gifting! So gift shopping is merry affair this a merry experience we're bringing you our Holiday Hacking Series you won't want to miss --even Scrooge would be proud! On this episode, Chazeen Pemberton shares her holiday gift budgeting hack ideas. FYI Ms. Pemberton was able to buy 9 awesome gifts on a $300 budget...shhhhhhh...lock in good people because we are Holiday Hacking for 2019! CHAZEEN is a New York-based creative best known for her contributions to broadcast television and digital media. Collaborating with Music Choice, NBC’s The Grio, BET, and Samsung as a producer, speaker and host has positioned her to work on projects featuring the likes of Bruno Mars, Lecrae, Cardi B., Carrie Underwood, Alessia Cara, DJ Khaled and much more. Often known in social circles for her rich resourcefulness and easygoing insights, Chazeen recently developed CHAZ CHATS - a quarterly event series where she and guest panelists discuss fun facts on professionalism, fitness and faith from the POV of a Millennial mindset. Most recently, that has expanded out to Youtube - A channel where Chazeen offers life hacks that help her audience throughout their personal development journey.  For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
December 4, 2019
Hey pod family! This episode is all about The Big Check! Whether it's $500, $5000 or a $500, 000 one day you will receive a large sum check. If used correctly this check can be the game changer on your journey to generational wealth. Former NFL star player CJ Smith joins us on this conversation, someone who knows firsthand what it's like to have big, fat checks start flowing into his bank account and having to learn how to navigate this new windfall. We're talking big money, beaucoup dollars, THE BIG CHECK! Pod'up and let's go! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 27, 2019
Gotta gig, wanna gig, need a gig? This is episode we look at what this gig economy is really about and what are the financial implications. Is it here to stay, what are the best gig jobs out there or is gigging even the way to go? To gig or not to gig that is the question. Pod'up good people because the 'The Gig is Up!' For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 22, 2019
Sole Proprietorship, LLCs, Partnerships and Corporation...decisions, decisions, decisions! Shaun can't decide how to structure his next business venture so brings it to the Two Black Guys with Good Credit family to hash it out. We explore all options to help him 'Legalize' his business. Pod'up good people it's time to get into it and Legalize It!! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 15, 2019
Is the Feeling Mutual? That's is the question! We're going to find out what the vibe is on mutual funds as we unpack the world of mutual funds from Bond Funds, Stock Funds, Index Funds to yes, even Weed Funds! All emotions aside, we thought it was time to delve into this investment vehicle as we continue to explore this journey to wealth. Roll up! Better yet Pod'up good people and find out is 'The Feeling Mutual'! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
November 3, 2019
Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot! Put your hands up! It’s a robbery! Yep, that’s right we are robbing ourselves! It’s time we rob ourselves to save for ourselves. We go deep to provide techniques to be a savvy saver. Even if you already are saving we provide ways to save more. You wanna become a thrifty thief? Pod’up good people and let us teach you HOW TO ROB YOURSELF!
October 28, 2019
This show we roll up our sleeves and get down and dirty to discuss how best to negotiate in your professional and personal life! To learn how to improve your negotiating hustle we called in the negotiation guru, Kwame Christian, the host of the #1 negotiation podcast in the world, Negotiate Anything. Some hear the word negotiate and their palms start to sweat. Well, Kwame going to make sure that by the end of the show you Don’t Hate. Negotiate! Pod’up good people!…Let’s go!
September 30, 2019
Hey good people this episode we decided to sit back, analyze, and Question the Recession! That’s right question the current economy and when and if the economy will rescind. Also, and how do we prepare for a recession? We looked at all the variables that can trigger a recession, including the “the blonde tweeting elephant’! Let’s pod’up people and figure this out!!! Question the Recession…let’s get it!!
August 29, 2019
We are getting down and dirty discussing interest rates and the effect it has on us —the common folk! We bring our old friend Arlington back to help us chop it up and get our heads around what is the best move, do you move as the Federal Reserve raises and lowers interest rates. So pod’up good people and let’s get this interest rate limbo party up and popping’!! How low can you go!
July 30, 2019
Hey family this show we are telling how to get Monetizing the Socializing! Dat’s right most of us spend sooo much time on social media and I believe time is money!! So why not learn how to make money while doing what you spend most of your time doing!! So put your Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp down for the next half hour because this episode we interview beauty guru Chizi Duru, fitness guru Channel Delisser, and comedian David Beckles Jr to instruct us on how to Monetize the Socialize! Pod’up people and let’s hashtag get it!! Chizi Duru, Natural Hair Influencer About YouTube natural hair guru who is widely known for her eponymous channel's content. She has garnered widespread popularity there for her 4c natural hair tutorials. Born and raised in the United States. she began her YouTube channel on May 3, 2008. She has amassed more than 370,000 subscribers to her YouTube channel. One of her most popular videos there, "Straightening 4C Natural Hair: Light Press!," has earned more than 1 million views. Chanel DeLisser, Fitness Guru While Chanel DeLisser is best known in the gym for her well-defined abs and herculean pull-up routines, this beauty’s brains are equally as impressive as her physique. Chanel has a Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy and currently works as a licensed Occupational Therapist. She is also a designer with her own clothing line called “CoCo Cabana.” For almost two years, Chanel has shared her fitness journey with her social media followers and has received incredibly positive feedback. People from all around the world have been inspired by Chanel’s efforts. Upon discovering the impact she had on others, Chanel was compelled to share what she learned with her own group fitness classes — Coco’s Total Body FIT-CAMP. At her group fitness classes, Chanel teaches her keys to staying fit including training, nutrition and proper supplementation. David Beckles Jr. The social media sensation is an actor and comedian.
June 29, 2019
Hey family guess what??? iI it’s CLEAN, it’s FREE!! On this special episode in celebration of our upcoming 8-week financial series at Brooklyn Borough Hall with Borough President, Eric Adams. We enjoyed an enlightening, inspiring round-table conversation with some of our Financially CLEAN students from past and present.
May 30, 2019
On this episode we are interviewing Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to discuss the importance of financial literacy. President Adams is on a mission to pass legislation  to mandate that financial literacy is taught in high schools. President Adams delivers the “straight talk” on the need for financial literacy.  You don’t want to miss this episode! The President and Two Black Guys with Good Credit see the need to act now! We are providing FREE financially literacy workshops commencing August 13th - October 1, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. For more information please email me at slynda@financiallyclean.com or message me on Instagram Financiallycleanshaun.
March 29, 2019
Hey Ladies get your net worth up and dance…come on! That’s right this episode we celebrate Women’s History Month and want to encourage all women to shift their and want to encourage all women to shift their focus from income to the almighty NET WORTH. Self-made millionaire and Financial Coach, Alicia Holmes is our guest who is breakdance, eh em, breakdown how to play and win the net worth game. Pod’up good people, it’s time to shake things up and shake a leg. If building a financially secure future for you and your family for generations is on your playlist, it’s time to get your net worth up and dance…come on! ALICIA HOLMES Ms. Holmes worked at New York University for over 20 years and eventually held the position of Director of Financial Operations. In the course of her work, she managed more than 30 million grant/institutional dollars.  Her focus for the state and university sponsored programs was the improvement of the life outcomes of young people in under-served communities.  Inspired by her wish to help others, Ms. Holmes conducted numerous seminars on financial literacy and wealth building for university students, parents, and local groups.  Ms. Holmes was fortunate to have been coached early in life about the path to building wealth. The simple truth she learned at the outset was to move from the consumer mindset of spending to the investor mindset that starts with living below your means and ends with having your savings invested so that your money works for you.  Ms. Holmes now spends her time teaching women of color about building wealth and financial freedom to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families.  Ms. Holmes strongly believes that the right money mindset with vital practical knowledge, and powerful intention will create financial freedom for woman and all those important to them.  What drives her to do this work is a commitment that women have power--choice, agency, and comfort--in their financial well-being. Her company, Journey to Wealth, helps women of color achieve financial freedom and live the lives of their dreams. If you want a partner in your personal journey to wealth visit her website, wealthywomanmagic.com
February 28, 2019
We are taking this Black History Month to pay tribute to an amazing individual who is upping the good credit game! We crowned him Mr. 850 because he is hitting the credit score goals so many aspire to achieve —a perfect credit score. Two Black Guys with Good Credit is saluting, the unsung heroes this year, black men with good credit! The Credit King is in the building too so pod’up and get in on the conversation. We’re sharing strategies, changing the narrative and putting shine on what’s possible. Jeffrey Whaley aka Mr. 850 enlightening and inspiring…Let’s go!
January 30, 2019
Cannibis is BIG bud business! The stocks are skyrocketing and it is now the largest cash crop in the US! Shaun and Derek (the Credit King is back in the building!), duel it out to figure out if we should get in, not get in or quite frankly, if you’re not in, where have you been?! Keeping it ‘high’ -level, those are the questions they tackle and many more. Pod’up people! You may have the munchies by the end of this episode but you will also have a better understanding of whether or not ‘This Bud is for You’!
December 17, 2018
That right! We’re saying that having debt does not mean game over. Not all debt is bad especially when you learn be strategic about digging yourself out of debt using OPM —other people’s money to make money!! Be sure to pod’up, take notes……it’s Debt Don’t Fret!
December 9, 2018
Tis the season! And we truly believe this podcast is gift that is still giving so we’re bringing it back one more time! Pod’up and get strategies to to holiday cheer and keep your money where Shaun always says……”In your damn pocket!”
November 22, 2018
Two Black Guys with Good Credit Co-host, Shaun Lynda, goes home to Canada to sit down with Rita Celli, host of CBC Radio show, Ontario Today, as part of their Debt Series. Hear from the brave callers and the fun, enlightening conversation that ensues. This episode of Ontario Today with Rita Celli originally aired October 3rd, 2017.Permalink
November 2, 2018
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 Instagram @arielkiley
October 1, 2018
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!
August 29, 2018
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!
August 13, 2018
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!!
July 26, 2018
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!
July 10, 2018
Hey good people check out our interview with one of my favorite podcast Thrive LOUD with Lou Diamonds. Lou helps us explain how the whole Two Black Guys with Good Credit thing began and trials and tribulations. Pod up and take a listen it's Two Black Guys with Good Credit and the Lady with the Facts exposed! Permalink
June 25, 2018
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"!!!!
June 17, 2018
Pod'd up pod people!! Hear how it all began!  Shaun, Arlington and Dionne, The Lady with the Facts, share their podcasting path and chop it up about life, success, personal finance and more with Olivier Day, on his, well for a lack of a better word, AWESOME podcast, Awaken the Awesome! It was pure awesomeness! No really, it's awesome.
May 25, 2018
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. Podd'up people, the Franchise King is holding court.. let's go!
April 20, 2018
'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???'
March 28, 2018
'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'.
February 28, 2018
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!
January 28, 2018
Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin!! Its added seven mill to 50 Cent's bank account, has young people investing like never before, old guys calling it a scam, was the hottest topic of 2017 as it hit $20,000 in value a coin and 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!!
December 9, 2017
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 Poe 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.
December 2, 2017
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.
October 31, 2017
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... Pod'up, hit the volume and let's rock!!!
September 26, 2017
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 TBGWGC we are talking Financial Investment Apps. Podd'up people - App In or App Out'. Let's go!
August 23, 2017
You can't get approved for that loan, mortgage, that 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 separate the truth from the fast talk...Credit ER is on deck, let's go!
July 21, 2017
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!
December 16, 2016
What's up Podcast family?? 'Tis the season!! This week Team Two Black Guys with Good Credit is putting you up on game, our game plan for a winning holiday season of "Gifts that Keep on Giving". You know our motto is "your money is your money", so we are opening up our playbook and giving you an our overall strategy that will ensure you a win in the holiday shopping box. Great teams need a great coach (someone to keep you in check), a strong roster (selective gift list), a salary cap (budget) a few trick plays (shopping who-knew tips) and the ability to think outside the box ("Gifts that keep on Giving"). Plug in, pod'up and let's go. Game day is just around the corner. Ho... Ho... Ho!!!
November 23, 2016
Own Rent Lease... Say it with me - "Own Rent Lease!!!" The biggest items in your life will eventually put you at the crossroads of own, rent, or lease? Cars and homes are typically our two biggest purchases, unless your buying or leasing a jet that is. "I own my car, I don't lease..." really - why??? "Paying rent is a waste of money..." Oh yeah - why?? Things are not always what they seem, so we decided to tackle this age old conundrum. Strap Up and Pod'up - Own Rent Lease this week on Two Black Guys with Good Credit.
November 2, 2016
Get out and Vote!!! Vote for who??? Round table #2 - TBGWGC is talking about H.R.C - Hillary Rodham Clinton. We discussed him, so we had to bring our thoughts on Hillary to keep it all the way PC. Sit in and turn the volume all the way up because this could be our first Female President People. 'I'm with her', but are You???!!! ...Let's go.... Vote!!!
October 26, 2016
In the 80's we asked "where's the beef?". In the 2000's we know where the beef is, but now we ask is it grass-fed, farm raised, hormone free, organic, natural or processed and the even bigger question - what does is cost per pound???? With the cost of food outpacing the price of gasoline, we decided to invite Organic and Natural Foods Specialty Broker Laterri Hughes to our podcast to break it all down. Vegan and meat eaters alike, pod'up because TBGWGC is talking about the Cost of Food... let's go - chomp chomp!!! LaTerri Hughes currently works as an Organic & Natural Foods Specialty Broker in Southern California, Arizona and Hawaii - representing over 70 natural and organic brands. She has over a decade of experience in the wellness industry and is an advocate for GMO labeling and full disclosure practices in the consumer market.
September 26, 2016
Season Two – We Are Back!!!!! That’s right TBGWGC is kicking off Season Two talking about Banking. So stop right there put your hands up and get on the floor because you may be getting robbed!!! The big three (Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America) have been helping themselves to more of your loot than they deserve for way too long. This week we are looking at banking in the modern era by comparing traditional banks, online banking, credit unions and even cultural savings clubs. You've got options so pod up, you can’t keep that money in your mattress forever
September 2, 2016
This week on Two Black Guys with Good Credit we are all about your connection to the all mighty dollar (racks, stacks, bags...you get the gist!). Would you say you have a healthy relationship with money? Have you thought about a financial therapist, a personal vision board or maybe you just some good old fashion budgetary discipline to get you in sync. Hang on to your wallets, pod-up and let’s go because you can’t pay your bills with hugs and kisses!
June 15, 2016
Get a Life! That's right, we said it, "Get a Life...Insurance Policy". If you keel over right now, are your loved ones protected? Have you even taken a good hard look at life insurance to see what your options are? Term, Whole Life --"insurance is a huge generational wealth building tool",they say, "insurance is a scam", they say, "we all need it", they say. Yo, they say a lot so, we're getting to the bottom of it on this week's episode. Lock in and pod up because it may be time for you to "Get a Life!" on Two Black Guys with Good Credit!!
May 27, 2016
Are you the hunter or the hunted? On this pod we are taking aim at the crafty practices of Predatory Lending. Shaun is pissed off and TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT is going to make sure that we keep you out of the line of predatory fire. Plug in because we are going hunting!!!
May 13, 2016
This week on TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT, we are talking Real Estate with Brooklyn's Independent Real Estate Straight Talker, Alex Bilu. Real Estate is a worthy rough and tumble pursuit and we chop it up on why you should think about buying on the cusp. Tune in to snag some great tips and tricks on how to get into the real estate game focusing not on what's hot now, but what's going to be hot next in your neck of the woods...Let's get it!
May 5, 2016
Today's episode we dig into the stock market because one thing is for sure...you're not alone if you've been wondering whether to jump in or not. We talk about the roller coaster ride the stock market can take you on. We help you figure out what your level of risk tolerance is and if the stock market is something for you. And, we also discuss lots of the myths, misconceptions, and the real winners and losers. Sit back, tune in, and get ready to get stocked up!
April 28, 2016
Fe Fi Fo Fum is Donald Trump really making a presidential run? We may all be getting fired because The Donald is moving on up from The Apprentice to the White House. Tune in to Two Black Guys with Good Credit as Shaun and Arlington dive into a robust roundtable titled... 'Trumponomics' -- the financial pros and cons of the Trumpster becoming the nations 45th!!!
April 20, 2016
In this week's episode, we are going to explore Retirement at 65, is it fact or fiction? What will it look like for you in 20, 30, 40 years? Do you have a plan or are you hoping the government social security system will be enough? Get your pen and paper ready, as we try to demystify these questions and give you strategies to better prepare you as you go into your golden years!
April 14, 2016
This week on TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT we are putting one leg in the grave and talking about Burying the Dead. We all gotta go sometime and on this episode we are going to tell you everything that you need to know to get your financial house in order and your casket on order (this may not make sense now, but it will in a few). Let's go!
April 6, 2016
In this episode, we're discussing, Blinging 'Til You're Broke! We all love material things but how do we control our obsession? We will get into 'wants vs needs' and learning how to 'bling responsibly', in order to avoid the big B's - BUSTED - BROKE - BANKRUPTCY!
March 18, 2016
This episode we will be getting into credit deeper than the IRS. We will discuss the ins and outs of credit; how to leverage your credit, the cost of bad credit and how to reap the rewards of good credit. YOUR money is YOUR money and this episode will teach you how to keep your money where it belongs - "In your pocket"!
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