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In the Broke-ish space, we talk about being broke—broke and black in America. We talk about all the unbelievable *ish that America has done black people to keep us in this broke-ish state.  We've been bamboozled in ways that personal finance tips and traditional financial

literacy can't fix.  Our co-hosts, Delina and Erika, are 40ish women sharing candidly about money, wealth-building and the financial urban legends that need to die. You'll hear them draw from research, statistics and personal insights to create an engaging podcast whose mission is to be a part of changing the narrative around money. Broke-ish is for those who still persevere, in spite of all the things that America, capitalism, white supremacy, have done to us as black people. We're Broke-ish. Let's talk about it.

Feb 15, 2019

On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika take Brokers on a history lesson on housing segregation and talk about how policies and practices influenced wealth and neighborhood dynamics today. There's a price to pay if you live in a majority Black neighborhood and there's a price to pay if you live in a majority...


Feb 1, 2019

On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika take a step back to explain why micro-solutions aren't the answer to the macro issues we discuss on Broke-ish. Sometimes people say, “if we would just” or “why can’t we be like so-and-so” in order to solve issues created by the racial wealth gap. Here you will...


Jan 15, 2019

On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika discuss how racial wealth gap as it relates to the high costs of getting a college education. Is student loan debt worth it? Historically, education has been thought of as a "ticket out." But the way things stand today, we can’t view college as a given anymore — not if...


Jan 1, 2019

On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika explore ideas that we need to shed in order to move forward.  Delina answers the question everyone has been asking, "why don't you like Dave Ramsey?" Though personal financial literacy is necessary, often times the thinking behind our strategies is shaky. It...


Dec 15, 2018

On this episode of Broke-ish, Delina and Erika discuss the fake Black Middle Class. But why is it fake? What factors determine if you are in the middle class? Discover all the reasons why today, we’re living under a middle-class illusion.

Homework

Are you middle class?