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Diversifying

A Personal Finance Podcast by Delyanne Barros and CNN

Does it feel like the financial system is stacked against you? For many of us, it is. Especially if you’re Black or Brown, a woman, or single. In Diversifying, we explore why the traditional rules of money management no longer apply to new generations. 

Hosted by Delyanne Barros, better known as Delyanne The Money Coach, Diversifying demystifies and humanizes money by examining the culture we make it in and how to make it work for you.

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28. Thank you for listening

When the Diversifying team set out to create this show, our mission was to create a safe space where personal finance could be discussed from the lens of those who are usually ignored: women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and lower-income individuals. Hearing from all of you through the

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26. The Real Cost of Baby-Making

Infertility treatments can cost upwards of $100,000. This is a particular burden for LGBTQ+ couples, who need access to procedures like IUI, IVF, or surrogacy if they want to have biological children. This week, E Bradshaw and Jaimie Kelton, co-hosts of the podcast If These Ovaries Could Talk, tell us about

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25. All the Single Ladies… Pay More

When you’re single, expenses can add up fast. There’s no one to split rent or utilities. You can’t slide onto someone else’s health insurance. And you might even end up paying more in taxes! This week, Delyanne Barros and Shani Silver break down the financial hurdles single people face and discuss why we should

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22. Don’t Fall For These Money Scams

Ever received a text from a bank you don’t have an account with? Or received a DM from a stranger asking for money? It’s probably a scam, but how do you really know? This week, Delyanne Barros and Vivian Tu, CEO and founder of Your Rich BFF Media, call out some common money

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21. How Abortion Bans Affect Your Money

The top reason women give for having an abortion? Not being able to afford a child. In this episode, Delyanne Barros speaks with Black Women’s Health Imperative’s Linda Goler Blount about the economic impacts of overturning Roe v. Wade, what it means for future generations — specifically for people of color — and what you

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20. Rethinking Credit Cards

Do you have credit cards, but worry you rely on them a little too much? Does managing the debt seem daunting? Don’t worry, we got you! This episode is all about the do’s and don’ts of credit cards. Delyanne Barros speaks with credit expert Sara Rathner, from NerdWallet, about how to transform debt

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19. How to Recession Proof Your Life

Are we headed towards a recession? Are we already in one? These are scary questions, but recessions are an unavoidable part of the economy. And they don’t have to be the end of the world – especially if you’re prepared. This week, Delyanne Barros brings back friends of the show Julien and

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18. Righting Your Financial Wrongs

From credit card debt to bad investments… We’ve all kicked ourselves over a money mistake. But most of them are fixable, so don’t panic! This week, Delyanne Barros and Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary respond to listener voicemails about messing up, and talk about how to bounce back and learn from it.    Episode Transcript

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17. Why Unions are Making a Comeback

The Amazon Labor Union made history when it won its election at the JFK8 facility in Staten Island — but they aren’t the only ones organizing. Petitions to form unions were up nearly sixty percent between October 2021 and March 2022! What does it take to form a union, and

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16. Your Money Questions Answered

Where do you go with your burning money questions? The Money Coach, of course! From hustle culture to medical debt, Delyanne Barros answers listener questions in this week’s episode. If you enjoy Diversifying, CNN would love to hear from you. Please visit https://cnn.com/financepod to take a brief survey. Episode Transcript Caller 100:00:00 Hi, Delyanne.

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14. Bethenny Frankel on Why Business is Personal

You might know Bethenny Frankel from “Real Housewives of New York City,” but have you heard the story behind her success as an author and entrepreneur? In this episode, Bethenny talks to Delyanne Barros about her new book, “Business Is Personal,” the mantras and money moves that have made her millions, and how her

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