Episode 79

Published on:

18th Jan 2021

Buy the damn coffee!

Do you think that enjoying a cup of latte will make you poor?

While it is true that you and I should be wise about spending our money, skipping your morning cappuccino or café latte will not make you a millionaire. And spending on one or two cups of caffeine boost will break your wallet.

However, you do want to get your finances right and accomplish your goals. How then can you improve your financial situation this year without sacrificing those little joys? 

Join me in this year’s first solo episode as I tell you why you need to stop guilt-tripping yourself already and just buy the damn coffee!


>> Why buying a coffee will not make you poor

>> Why skipping your café latte will not make you a millionaire

>> Conscious spending

>> What's keeping you from achieving financial success?

>> Spending plan vs. tracking your money

>> Automation, the most freeing thing you can do with your finances

>> What it means to pay yourself first

If you loved this episode, you have to listen to these episodes as well:

>> Following your Passion & Growing Your Wealth

>> Getting out of Poverty & Creating Wealth

>> Building a Better Future through Holistic Financial Planning


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Minority Money
Changing the Complexion of Wealth
The Minority Money Podcast is about finance, family, fitness/health, and education and how all of these things affect your overall wealth.

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Emlen Miles-Mattingly

Emlen Miles-Mattingly is the CEO and founder of Gen Next Wealth. He spends much of his waking day striving to bring more value to the table for his clients, with the goal of helping them align their money with their values. Ultimately working with clients to make a lifetime of smart decisions with their resources.
With nearly 19 years of experience in the financial services industry, he decided to leave the large corporations and start his own independent firm. It is his passion to keep the client's best interest in mind when making recommendations. Everyday Emlen wakes up knowing he has an opportunity to learn something new and is excited to share what he has discovered with people in need of it. He has a bachelor’s in business administration and is currently enrolled in coursework to obtain the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER designation.
Emlen was born and raised in the small town of Madera, CA this is also where the firm is located. He is married to Maricela and they have 4 children Jada, Mia, Emlen II, and Ecella. We have a very active life, we enjoy working out, hiking, craft beer and escaping to the coast whenever possible.