Episode 104

Published on:

12th Jul 2021

The Power of Taking Control of your Finances with Naseema McElroy

Becoming financially literate is very important, especially if you want to bring yourself up to a higher quality of life. No one understands this better than Naseema McElroy, who was working 12 hour shifts as a nurse and even reached a point where she got broke. 

In today’s episode, she will be sharing with you how she managed to get out of this hole and bring herself up to a place where she is now financially secure, her journey of starting her own company and advice on how to properly take care of your money. 

If you want to know more about the importance of taking control of your finances then listen to today’s episode!  


>> Naseema’s background

>> How Naseema balances work and family

>> Naseema’s book

>> When to take a step back 

>> Naseema’s advice for entrepreneurs 

>> The first step to taking control of your finances

Connect with Naseema 

>> Website

>> Instagram 

>> Twitter

Buy Naseema’s book in the link below!

>> Book


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

>> The Road to Financial Wellness through Financial Literacy with Jason Wenk

>> Becoming Financially Smart with Dr. David Rhoiney [Black History Month Special]

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


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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.