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Other People's Pockets
Other People's Pockets
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Have you ever wondered how your friend bought that vacation home or why that colleague of yours makes everyone meticulously split the... more

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Listen As I Get Financially Planned

Today on Other People's Pockets, you're going to hear what it's like to receive financial planning advice, and the person... more

15 Nov 2023 · 33 minutes
Things are different now with our money

It's hard to believe it, but this is the 35th episode of Other People's Pockets, which means it's the end... more

11 Oct 2023 · 53 minutes
How I do money after severing ties with my family

Building credit. Being on your parent's cell phone plan. Learning to drive. There are many financial benefits to having a... more

04 Oct 2023 · 34 minutes
Raychel Sanner, Storm Chaser

How does a love of extreme weather translate into making money? Raychel Sanner is a storm chaser and co-founder of... more

27 Sep 2023 · 40 minutes
Ismatu Gwendolyn, Community Health Worker

Ismatu Gwendolyn is a mental health professional and life coach who is trying to rethink how we care for those... more

20 Sep 2023 · 37 minutes
Pocket Dial: Jared Ball Explains the Myth of Black Buying Power + more

It's time for another Pocket Dial! That's where we pause to reflect on the money themes coming up on Other... more

13 Sep 2023 · 41 minutes
Deandra McDonald, Real Estate Investor

What is this whole "financial-freedom-through-real-estate-investing" thing people are doing, and is it real? Maya interviews Deandra McDonald, a real estate... more

06 Sep 2023 · 33 minutes
Bari Tessler, Financial therapist

Have you ever thought about how money feels in your body? Or how sticking with a budget might start with... more

30 Aug 2023 · 32 minutes
How we do money as a couple

Today Maya interviews a couple we're calling D+A, because they wanted anonymity so they could discuss their finances openly. D+A... more

23 Aug 2023 · 48 minutes
Kyle Coon, Blind Paralympian

Kyle Coon is a blind Paralympian triathlete on Team USA. Kyle was diagnosed with eye cancer at 10 months old... more

16 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Jaya McSharma, Weed Doctor

A few weeks ago, I had the cockamamie idea to fly to Shreveport, Louisiana. I wanted to visit a weed... more

09 Aug 2023 · 42 minutes
Blair Pogue, Episcopal Priest

How does money mix with religion? Blair Pogue is a church leader who works for the bishop of the Episcopal... more

02 Aug 2023 · 31 minutes
Khalid Kadir on Islamic Finance in America

As a Muslim, Khalid Kadir navigates personal finance differently than most of his fellow Americans. That means not obtaining traditional... more

26 Jul 2023 · 55 minutes
Chelsea Fagan, Money whiz who rebounded from shitty credit

Once upon a time, Chelsea Fagan was a financial mess. She had a credit score of around 450, debt that... more

19 Jul 2023 · 35 minutes
Philip Persson, Rock Salesman

Can you put yourself through college by selling rocks on eBay? Philip Persson did! He's a geologist and mineral dealer... more

12 Jul 2023 · 42 minutes
Yumprincess Elle, Audio Erotica Creator

This episode contains adult content and listener discretion is advised.Maybe the sexiest voice you will hear on this show? Yumprincess... more

05 Jul 2023 · 40 minutes
Laura Lyster-Mensh, Death Doula

In witnessing people go through the dying process, Laura Lyster-Mensh has discovered some surprising things: family-related financial shenanigans, aloneness, and... more

28 Jun 2023 · 32 minutes
Coss Marte on post-prison life: legal weed, workouts, and entrepreneurship

Coss Marte is a lifelong entrepreneur and the founder of CONBODY, a workout program he created in prison that employs... more

21 Jun 2023 · 35 minutes
Jeremy Bowditch, Politically-active, Wine-loving Ad Man who is redistributing the wealth

Jeremy Bowditch is many things: Neighborhood Council Member in Los Angeles, Lakers fan, wine snob. He's not afraid to admit... more

14 Jun 2023 · 42 minutes
Ingrid Nilsen, Former YouTube Star & Entrepreneur

Ingrid Nilsen was one of the quintessential YouTube stars of the 2010’s, known for her candid, girl-next-door style videos about... more

07 Jun 2023 · 43 minutes
Uzziah and Nakia Campbell, Teenage Candle Maker + His Inspirational Mom

At age 11, Uzziah Campbell founded Calm & Cure Candle Co. as a way to process the trauma of the... more

31 May 2023 · 36 minutes
Ben Shewry, chef of Attica restaurant in Australia

Ben Shewry has one of the top restaurants in the world, but even he needs to supplement his income. Ben... more

24 May 2023 · 44 minutes
Wednesday Martin on the economics of her open marriage

Wednesday Martin is a writer and social researcher whose #1 NYT-bestelling book, "The Primates of Park Avenue," revealed the inner... more

17 May 2023 · 39 minutes
Pocket Dial: Mary O'Hara Explains Socioeconomic Class (+more)

It's time for a Pocket Dial! That's where we zoom out and reflect on what people are saying so far... more

10 May 2023 · 30 minutes
Nick Sansano, Record producer and NYU professor

He's produced and mixed records for Public Enemy, Ice Cube, Sonic Youth and others, but Nick Sansano doesn't blow his... more

03 May 2023 · 35 minutes
Katherine Spiers, Restaurant critic & Food investigator

Her job involves eating her way through L.A., but Katherine Spiers also has a less-talked-about way her finances all come... more

26 Apr 2023 · 33 minutes
Maya Lau, Host of Other People's Pockets

Ever wonder how much the host of this podcast makes for doing ... this podcast? Maya Lau, host of Other... more

19 Apr 2023 · 37 minutes
Sana Javeri Kadri, Spice Disrupter & CEO/Founder of Diaspora Co.

At just 23, Sana Javeri Kadri founded a company that exploded an old-world colonialist industry – the spice trade. This... more

12 Apr 2023 · 42 minutes
Maggie Wolbert, Hair colorist with an electric palette

Maggie Wolbert will transform your hair — but only into bright, mega-watt, loud colors! This "vivid artist" turned her passion... more

05 Apr 2023 · 37 minutes
Ray Suarez, Journalist who clung to the middle class

You surely recognize Ray Suarez’s voice from NPR, PBS Newshour, Al Jazeera America and more. Yet and still, this renowned... more

29 Mar 2023 · 42 minutes
Tori Dunlap, Finfluencer who wants to make women rich

She started her money education business as a side hustle, but spoiler: Tori Dunlap now makes millions. The Her First... more

22 Mar 2023 · 31 minutes
Dr. Liam Dodd, Scientist with a bone to pick

If Liam Dodd – a literal nuclear physicist – can work at world-renowned institutions and still be unhoused, we've got... more

15 Mar 2023 · 35 minutes
Carmen González, Immigrant, Student & Big Spender

For most of her life, Carmen González has been undocumented, navigating work and school without making money the "traditional" way.... more

08 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
Cord Jefferson, Hollywood writer & producer

He is winning Emmys these days, but not long ago, Cord Jefferson was a blogger with one plastic fork to... more

01 Mar 2023 · 37 minutes
Adam Davidson, Economics Journo & Entrepreneur

Adam Davidson co-founded NPR's hit podcast “Planet Money,” wrote “The Passion Economy,” and was an economics writer for The New... more

22 Feb 2023 · 39 minutes
Mistress Marley, Financial Dominatrix

Real job alert: Earn money from men who send you cash just because you exist, no sex involved. Mistress Marley... more

22 Feb 2023 · 38 minutes
Introducing Other People’s Pockets

Have you ever wondered how your friend bought that vacation home or why that colleague of yours makes everyone meticulously... more

13 Feb 2023 · 2 minutes
Other People's Pockets
Cord Jefferson, Hollywood writer & producer
Other People's Pockets

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He is winning Emmys these days, but not long ago, Cord Jefferson was a blogger with one plastic fork to his name.... more