AOM Podcast

Money pioneer Saundra Davis opens up about race, the wealth gap, and what real change takes.

Today I have the honor of introducing you to a true money pioneer: Saundra Davis. While a lot of the financial world is riddled with judgmental, “tough love” approaches, Saundra and I are kindred spirits in ushering in a new wave of compassion, gentleness, and unshaming in this area of life. I met Saundra almost 15 years ago at a meeting of Financial Planners. We were some of the only women in the room — and she was the only…

May 22, 2019
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What to do when you’re in financial fight-flight-freeze. My bathtub story.

What do you do when life throws you a major money curveball? What do you actually do? How can you sort through all of your emotions, fear, and shock, so you can see clearly? How do you soothe your body and heart when they’re in money panic mode? What do you actually do, in the middle of any given Tuesday afternoon? Today, I’d like to tell you the real, from-the-trenches story of a big financial trauma I faced — and…

May 13, 2019
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Some money lessons are trials by fire. This is one of those stories. As I emerged from one money initiation — being audited by the IRS — I stepped right into another: hiring a CFO (Chief Financial Officer) for the first time ever. And then? I fired him, 3 weeks later. This wasn’t a gentle, baby step by baby step kinda money learning. It was a big WHOOSH of an initiation. And it taught me a ton about: How far…

April 2, 2019
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