Tonya’s mission is to help millennials break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck so they can become financially free and do more of what they love. Selected by TV One as a modern-day history maker, Tonya is a full-time entrepreneur and tours the country providing workshops for private and nonprofit clients. Her fierce financial advice has appeared in countless media outlets. Tonya currently resides in Los Angeles with her husband and son, and I am so excited to share her approachable advice for achieving financial wellness with you.
BECU is Washington’s largest not-for-profit credit union and is owned by its 1.2 million members. They have been a partner of Balanced Black Girl since the beginning of the year, and have helped facilitate important conversations about financial wellness here on the blog.
In this episode, we talk about…
- How to create your own definition of financial wellness.
- Initial steps you can take to build financial wellness.
- Strategies for eliminating debt.
- How to stick to a budget without feeling deprived.
- Wealth-building for Black women.
- Finding affordable ways to practice self-care.
- Visit Tonya’s Website
- Follow Tonya on Instagram: @myfabfinance and @tonya.rapley
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- Follow Tonya on Twitter: @myfabfinance
- Check out the My Fab Finance Blue Ribbon Club
Episode Sponsor — BECU
- Check out BECU.org
- Learn more about BECU’s free Financial Health Check
- Learn more about BECU’s online budgeting app, Money Manager
Lestraundra is the founder of Balanced Black Girl and the host of the Balanced Black Girl Podcast. She’s a Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, and natural beauty junkie who loves 90’s R&B, trying new skincare products, and creating recipes in the Instant Pot. She created Balanced Black Girl to provide content and experiences empowering women of color to live well.