Episode 81

Published on:

1st Feb 2021

How to Be a Champion in Finance with Lauryn Williams [Black History Month Special]

Minority Money is going to be celebrating Black History Month! This is an acknowledgement of how much black history is interwoven in American history.

We have some very, very fun episodes planned for you and we are going to do our version of how we are going to celebrate Black excellence during the month of February. Hope you enjoy these interviews!


What does it take to become a champion?

In sports, consistency, effort, and a winning mindset, definitely contributes to an athletes peak performance and success.

The same goes with your finance.

If you want to cross out some of your financial goals list, you have to show up, be consistent in learning and in maintaining healthy financial habits.

In this episode, you're going to learn how to win with your money! Our guest for today is someone whom you already know. She's a previous guest on the podcast but she is more known as the first female American to won a medal in both the Summer and Winter Olympic games!

Yes, you've guessed it right! Our guest on today's show is no other than the amazing sprinter, bobsledder, and a 4-time Olympian, Lauryn Williams!

Get inspired and motivated to work on your finance as Lauryn shares everything you need to know when it comes to organizing your finances, and how to really create actual wealth, trust me, it's not just investing.


>> You're only getting investment advice not the actual how to's

>> How Lauryn started on her financial career

>> Why financial literacy is essential in your financial success

>> The confusion between financial plan and a financial products

>> Lauryn share's her experience when she won a medal in the Summer and Winter Olympics

>> Strategies to pay off your student loans

>> Creating a budget, setting saving goals, and understanding your 401(k)

>> Two types of forgiveness and how to get it

>> The four basic financial literacy principles that you need to know and understand to set a strong financial foundation

>> What you need to know about get rich quick schemes

>> How to increase your savings

Connect with Lauryn Williams:

>> LinkedIn

>> Twitter

>> Worth Winning

>> Lauryn William's website

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

>> WNTT Episode 2

>> Buy the damn coffee!

>> Building a Better Future through Holistic Financial Planning


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Want to chat with a fee-only financial planner? Shoot me an email at emlen@minoritymoneypodcast.com Can't wait to meet you.

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About the Podcast

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.

About your host

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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.