—Guest: Amanda Abella
—Topic: Money and Cultures
Bethany and Ellie talk different cultures when it comes to money—family cultures as well as cultures from other countries. Ellie talks about her Spanish heritage and how she was raised with money. Ellie also talked about her experiences learning Spanish on the streets in Spain.
Amanda Abella joins them talking about LatinX and the unique challenges she sees in that community. She also talks about trends for immigrant families and how it translates over into the LatinX community, the differences between being a consumer and owner, the importance of having multiple sources of income to give yourself options. She touches on the importance of managing money and when it is time to look for a chance to earn more money. Amanda explores the reasons Millennials are afraid of investing, as well as apps and advisors that can help to start slowly.
Amanda Abella is a Latina Millennial personal finance and business expert with a growing community of over 30,000 followers online. Featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Inc, and Business Insider, Amanda Abella has created an online community where millennials can learn how to make money online and actually enjoy their financial journeys.
The world’s fascination with money – and her own need to learn about healthy financial habits – led her to start her career as a freelance writer who focused on financial topics in 2010. Since then her company has expanded to creating content marketing and educational pieces for Discover, Wells Fargo, Credit Karma, Intuit, Bank of Hawaii and more.