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Two Black Guys with Good Credit is a show about two black guys from Canada living in the US for over 20 years - Arlington in Los Angeles and Shaun in Brooklyn. Both are business owners with successful track records and, of course, good credit! Each week they will bring you their ‘straight talk’ and at times humorous perspective on making, managing, and protecting your money. Two Black Guys with Good Credit will educate, entertain, and inspire you to achieve YOUR financial goals.

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Two Black Guys with Good Credit is a show about two black guys from Canada living in the US for over 20 years - Arlington in Los Angeles and Shaun in Brooklyn. Both are business owners with successful track records and, of course, good credit! Each week they will bring you their ‘straight talk’ and at times humorous perspective on making, managing, and protecting your money. Two Black Guys with Good Credit will educate, entertain, and inspire you to achieve YOUR financial goals.

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By Jahlani Nakai Turner - Jan 05 2020
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Great podcast for practical real life changes

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I share this podcast daily. Thank you so much for creating it. -Lauderdale Lakes, FL

iTunes Ratings

181 Ratings
Average Ratings
167
5
5
1
3

Real practical advice

By Jahlani Nakai Turner - Jan 05 2020
Read more
Great podcast for practical real life changes

Anika

By Rep Omphroy - Nov 28 2019
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I share this podcast daily. Thank you so much for creating it. -Lauderdale Lakes, FL
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Two Black Guys with Good Credit

Latest release on Feb 12, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 41: The Power of Financial Literacy --The 1-2 Punch

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On this episode we are interviewing Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams to discuss the importance of financial literacy. President Adams is on a mission to pass legislation  to mandate that financial literacy is taught in high schools. President Adams delivers the “straight talk” on the need for financial literacy.  You don’t want to miss this episode! 

The President and Two Black Guys with Good Credit see the need to act now! We are providing FREE financially literacy workshops commencing August 13th - October 1, 2019 from 6:30pm - 8:00pm. For more information please email me at slynda@financiallyclean.com or message me on Instagram Financiallycleanshaun.

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May 30 2019

36mins

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Rank #2: Episode 23: The Credit King Says There's a Credit Hack For That

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If you spend 3-4 hours a day scouring the internet for travel reward deals and have created a 15 credit-card spreadsheet that is detailed down to the last available dollar, then you and our guest Derek Powe have a few things in common. Did we mention he is not even 30 yet!! Sit back and pod'up because who knew credit could take you around the world first class for less than a hundred dollars...the Credit King is in the building!!!  Let's go.

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Dec 09 2017

46mins

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Rank #3: How to Rob Yourself

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Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot! Put your hands up! It’s a robbery! Yep, that’s right we are robbing ourselves! It’s time we rob ourselves to save for ourselves. We go deep to provide techniques to be a savvy saver. Even if you already are saving we provide ways to save more. You wanna become a thrifty thief? Pod’up good people and let us teach you HOW TO ROB YOURSELF!

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Nov 03 2019

35mins

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Rank #4: Episode 33: Student Loan Debt: Get Smart from the Start

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We've been there!  Got the t-shirt.  It's a right of passage for most --going off to college!  The people you will meet, the experiences you won't forget and racking up tons of DEBT!!  Well, on this episode we're going tell you that story doesn't have to end that way if you play it smart from the start! For all our peeps that might be stressed about the debt they are carrying right now, those just beginning the application process, or know someone who is, we're telling you to pod'up and get your Bachelor's degree in managing minimizing, managing and paying off student loan debt!  Get Smart from the Start pod people!

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Aug 29 2018

47mins

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Rank #5: Episode 37: Debt don't Fret

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That right! We’re saying that having debt does not mean game over. Not all debt is bad especially when you learn to be strategic about digging yourself out of debt or using OPM —other people’s money to make money!! Be sure to pod’up, take notes……it’s Debt Don’t Fret!

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Dec 17 2018

36mins

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Rank #6: Episode 31: Budging the Budget

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It's time to Budge the Budget people!  The first step to taking control of your finances.  You can go old school with it or use the latest software but the most important this is to get started.  We brought back the Credit King, Derek Powe budgets his way through life to travel the world first class, buy homes and planning to retire nice!! The King says you've gotta know your numbers.  If you don't know where you are how can you know where you're going.  Whatever your financial goals may be...pod'up!  We're gonna get you to Budget the Budget!

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Jul 26 2018

29mins

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Rank #7: Episode 19: Credit Repair --Fact or Fake News?

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You can't get approved for that loan, mortgage, apartment or that car you want. Your credit is a mess! Then you hear that commercial --fix your credit fast and easy, raise your score by 50 points in 30 days or less!! Fact or Fiction, Rip-off or Real Deal? Pod'up as TBGWGC separates the truth from the trash talk...Credit Repair --Fact or Fake News? is on deck, let's go!

Check out this article for 5 things you pay attention to before you sign up with a credit repair company.

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Aug 23 2017

39mins

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Rank #8: 2020 Financial Vision Boarding

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Who doesn't love a good vision board? We do! Pod'up good people, Two Black Guys with Good Credit is laying out some helpful strategies to create your 2020 Financial Vision! It's a new year and a new decade so let's set it off by getting your financial plan in order. It's a time to get clear, a little uncomfortable and whole lot intentional to make those financial goals a reality. Let's go!

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Dec 26 2019

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Rank #9: Episode 3: Burying the Dead

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This week on TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT we are putting one leg in the grave and talking about Burying the Dead.  We all gotta go sometime and on this episode we are going to tell you everything that you need to know to get your financial house in order and your casket on order (this may not make sense now, but it will in a few).  Let's go!

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Apr 14 2016

38mins

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Rank #10: Episode 4: Retirement at 65, Fact or Fiction?

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In this week's episode, we are going to explore Retirement at 65, is it fact or fiction?  What will it look like for you in 20, 30, 40 years?  Do you have a plan or are you hoping social security has got your back?  Get your pen and paper ready to take notes because, we are giving you the real deal on planning for retirement and a few outside-the-box suggestions that will make you say say, "These TWO BLACK GUYS are on to something!" 

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Apr 20 2016

41mins

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Rank #11: Episode 21: So You Wanna Buy a House

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From email to podcast - the people have spoken, well actually they typed, "How do you buy a house"? So we decided to breakdown the home buying process step by step and called this episode, 'So you wanna buy a house'!! To assist, we enlisted Malibu/Westside Realtor Tony Barsocchini. When our guest from the west met up with Shaun (aka Mr. East Coast Real Estate) let's just say...  Podd'up, hit the volume and let's rock!!!

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Oct 31 2017

45mins

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Rank #12: Episode 14: OWN RENT LEASE

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Own Rent Lease... Say it with me - "Own Rent Lease!!!" The biggest items in your life will eventually put you at the crossroads of own, rent, or lease? Cars and homes are typically our two biggest purchases, unless your buying or leasing a jet that is. "I own my car, I don't lease..." really - why??? "Paying rent is a waste of money..." Oh yeah - why?? Things are not always what they seem, so we decided to tackle this age old conundrum. Strap Up and Pod'up - Own Rent Lease this week on Two Black Guys with Good Credit.

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Nov 23 2016

41mins

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Rank #13: Don't Hate. Negotiate!

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This show we roll up our sleeves and get down and dirty to discuss how best to negotiate in your professional and personal life! To learn how to improve your negotiating hustle we called in the negotiation guru, Kwame Christian, the host of the #1 negotiation podcast in the world, Negotiate Anything. Some hear the word negotiate and their palms start to sweat. Well, Kwame going to make sure that by the end of the show you Don’t Hate. Negotiate! Pod’up good people!…Let’s go!

Kwame Christian, Esq., M.A. is the Director of the American Negotiation Institute where he conducts negotiation and conflict management workshops around the country. As an attorney and mediator with a bachelors of arts in Psychology, a Master of Public Policy, and a law degree, Kwame brings a unique multidisciplinary approach to making difficult conversations easier. In addition to his role with the American Negotiation Institute, Kwame also serves as a professor at The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, the top ranked dispute resolution program in the country, and Otterbein University’s MBA program.

He is the author of the best selling book Nobody Will Play With Me: How to Use Compassionate Curiosity to Find Confidence in Conflict and his TEDx Talk, Finding Confidence in Conflict, was the most popular TED Talk on the topic of conflict of 2017. Kwame also hosts the top negotiation podcast in the world, Negotiate Anything. The show has been downloaded over 1,000,000 times and has listeners in 183 different countries.



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Oct 28 2019

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Rank #14: Episode 35: Maximizing the Minimum

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On this episode, Maximizing the Minimum, we are going to chat about how keeping it LEAN can turn into more GREEN! Millions of people are turning to the Minimalist Lifestyle after they realized the 5-bedroom house, 2 cars in the driveway and all the STUFF might not be all its cracked up to be. Ariel Kiley is one of them. On this show Kiley shares how through her journey to cutting the fat in her life she ended up with some pretty fat pockets and whole lot more happiness and peace of mind. Pod’up good people…we’re going in!

Ariel Kiley is a New York based yoga and meditation teacher, teacher trainer, published author, and IAYT certified Yoga Therapist. Ariel has been featured on Extra!TV, CNN, NY Daily News and has worked as yoga consultant for the TV show The Affair. Ariel runs a Business of Yoga course and also specializes in Somatic Experiencing® trauma resolution. Plus she's kind of obsessed with minimalism and "financial fitness". www.ArielKiley.me

Instagram @arielkiley 

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Nov 02 2018

51mins

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Rank #15: 2020 Financial Vision Boarding -Part 2

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Happy New Year Pod people! We bring you Part 2 of our top tips to round out our 2020 Financial Vision Board. New decade, new mindset, new action is what we're going for to create that new financial future. And, we totally get it! 20 tips seems like a lot to implement all at once. If you start with making 10 changes, 5 or just 1 that is still progress in the right directions. Small change, big impact! 2020 Vision for all...Let's go!

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Jan 01 2020

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Rank #16: Episode 22: So You Wanna Buy a House -Part 2

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So you want to buy a home' pt.2. Yes, we are back to finish what we started with you in part 1 and we were able to get Malibu/Westside Realtor Tony Barsocchini back in the saddle with us as well. This is it - the home stretch, the last lap, the big finale - you found the house and we are closing the deal. Sit back, podd'up and let us help you get those keys. 'So you want to buy a home pt.2' - let's go.

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Dec 02 2017

45mins

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Rank #17: Episode 6: The Stock Market Double Dutch --Building up the Courage to Jump in when you See your Opportunity

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Today's episode we dig into the stock market because one thing is for sure...you're not alone if you've been wondering whether to jump in or not.  We talk about the roller coaster ride the stock market can take you on.  We help you figure out what your level of risk tolerance is and if the stock market is something for you.  And, we also discuss lots of the myths, misconceptions, and the real winners and losers.  Sit back, tune in, and get ready to get stocked up!

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May 05 2016

26mins

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Rank #18: Episode 18: Jay-Z 4:44 Decoded

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Jay-z drops the 4:44 album and was popping off about credit, real estate investing, generational wealth etc... So we at T.B.G.W.G.C decided why not kick off Season 3 by Decoding (breaking down) the Jigga Man. Pod'up and listen in because while Shaun and Arlington love this album - they don't always see eye to eye on what Jay-z has to say... Round-table - Jay-z 4:44 Decoded, Let's go!

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Jul 21 2017

34mins

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Rank #19: Episode 7: Who's Got Next

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This week on TWO BLACK GUYS WITH GOOD CREDIT, we are talking Real Estate with Brooklyn's Independent Real Estate Straight Talker,  Alex Bilu. Real Estate is a worthy rough and tumble pursuit and we chop it up on why you should think about buying on the cusp.  Tune in to snag some great tips and tricks on how to get into the real estate game focusing not on what's hot now, but what's going to be hot next in your neck of the woods...Let's get it! 

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May 13 2016

32mins

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Rank #20: Episode 10: For the Love of Money

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With season two right around the corner we wanted to give you a little taste of what's to come... like a preseason warm-up!!! This week on Two Black Guys with Good Credit we are all about your connection to the all mighty dollar (racks, stacks, bags...you get the gist!). Would you say you have a healthy relationship with money? Have you thought about a financial therapist, a personal vision board or maybe you just need some good old fashion budgetary discipline to get you in sync. Hang on to your wallets, pod-up and let’s go because you can’t pay your bills with hugs and kisses!

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Sep 02 2016

33mins

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