Earn Your Leisure

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Welcome to The Earn Your Leisure Podcast. Financial Advisor Rashad Bilal and Educator Troy Millings will be your host. Earn Your Leisure will be giving you behind the scenes financial views into the entertainment and sports industries as well as highlighting back stories of entrepreneurs. We will also be breaking down business models and examining the latest trends in finance. Earn Your Leisure is a college business class mixed with pop culture. We blend the two together for a unique and exciting look into the world of business. Let’s go!! #earnyourleisurepodcast Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support

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EYL #26 Mind Right, Money Right
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Ash Cash grew up in the projects and became one of the youngest credit union CEO’s in America. At the age of 31 and at the peak of his rise in the banking industry he retired from the corporate world to become a full-time entrepreneur. Ash is the best selling author, speaker, wealth coach, and he runs a credit company, but most importantly he has a strong passion for educating people. In episode 26 we talked about his journey, how to self publish books, the inside world of banking, how to make the leap from a job to being self-employed, the importance of cultural teaching in regards to finance, and financial tips for everyday people. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jul 16, 2019
EYL #25 Hometown Hero
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The black hair care industry is valued at $2.5 billion. Curly Girl Collective is a group that has helped reshape the direction of the conversation by celebrating natural hair. C.G.C. is a group of 5 friends that came together to create the largest natural hair celebration in the world called CurlFest. Up to 35,000 people attend their annual fest in New York City every summer. It’s been called the Coachella of hair. CurlFest has been covered by Forbes, The New York Times, The Today Show, Huffington Post, and Essence. On episode 25 we talked with one of the co-founders of the C.G.C., Simone Mair. We covered the hair care industry and she detailed their journey from 5 people to 35,000. She also gave us insight on the festival industry, the in’s and out’s, and how to get started. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jul 09, 2019
EYL #24 Part 2: All Money In
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In episode 24, Part 2 we had a conversation about launching an App. We spoke with Cole Midkiff who is the co-founder of Quiktract. Quiktract is one of the hottest apps in the legal space and has the potential to see a nine figure valuation very quickly. Cole gave us insight on building an app, finding developers, cost, putting together a team, how to monetize an app, the process of meeting and finding VC firms, finding founding, and more. This conversation is billion dollar language. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jul 05, 2019
EYL #24 Part 1: The Social Network
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Episode 24 is the technology edition. We had so much content that we split the show into two parts. Part 1 is a step by step guide to social media growth, marketing and monetization. Rashad gave the blueprint that he has used to grow his page, the Earn Your Leisure page and the EYL podcast. We had an in-depth conversation about business marketing and what it takes to be a successful online entrepreneur. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jul 02, 2019
EYL #23 It’s Murda feat. Chris Gotti
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In episode 23 we spoke with the legendary Chris Gotti. Chris owned one of the largest black owned construction companies in New York City at the age of 30. After construction he joined his brother Irv and became the underboss of one of the most successful record labels in history (Murder Inc). At the peak of Murder INC’s dominance, Chris and Irv got indicted by the federal government on a long list of charges. Facing 20 years in jail, he did the impossible and beat the US federal government in court. During his trail he built a sports management company. After starting the sports firm he worked with a hedge fund, and became a licensed financial services professional. Now he has a distribution outlet called Add Ventures Music for independent artists to get their music on all platforms. He sat down with us and told us details on all of the above and more. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jun 25, 2019
EYL #22 Show Me the Money
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Chris Coy is one of the one of the top young NFL agents in the business. He has been a registered agent with the league for 6 years. He represents a long list of clients and is increasing his client pool every year. In episode 22 he sat down with us and told us the steps to become an agent, he explained the behind the scenes business that goes into sports contracts and explained the process of recruiting clients. You don’t have to be an athlete to have a career in sports. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jun 18, 2019
EYL #21 Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop
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In episode 21 we spoke with Derek Ferguson. Derek has been the man behind the money for 30 years. At the peak of Bad Boy Records dominance, he was hand selected by Sean Combs to be the CFO of Bad Boy Entertainment, he was right next to Diddy advising him on every major deal from Ciroc to Sean John, he left Bad Boy to become the COO of Revolt TV, now he’s the COO of Robin Hood which New York’s largest poverty prevention institution. He gave provided insight into the music business, cable TV revenue, the art of deal making, the school system, and the future of peer to peer direct business. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jun 11, 2019
EYL #20 Lord of the Slums
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In episode 20 Fernando Hernandez detailed how he went from having nothing to owning 200 housing units and 24 land lots in Paterson, NJ. He’s currently on DJ Envy and @flipping_nj national real estate tour and his portfolio is valued at $25 million. Fernando started with no money, no connections and no knowledge, and in less than 7 years he’s been able to amass a real estate empire. He broke down his untraditional way of real estate investing, he explained his investment strategy (which is very similar to Monopoly, but he’s playing with real cash) and gave the details of his playbook to us for free. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jun 04, 2019
EYL #19 More than an Athlete feat. Brandon Copeland
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In episode 19 we talked with Brandon Copeland. Brandon is a NFL linebacker that saves 90% of his salary, he’s an Ivy League graduate, he owns a real estate company, he’s an Ivy League College Professor, and he works on Wall Street. He gave us game on real estate investing, he also broke down the inner financial workings of the NFL, he explained how players are really paid and told us some unbelievable behind the scenes stories that will shock you. He also discussed his financial literacy mission and more. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
May 28, 2019
EYL #18 Credit Rules Everything Around Me
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In episode 18 we talked with the credit guru Andy Sukhu, President of Y2K Credit Solutions. We covered how to build credit, how to repair credit, how to establish business credit, student loans, child support, debt consolidation, bankruptcy and much more. We also answered credit questions from listeners. This episode could literally change your life. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
May 21, 2019
EYL #17 The Town
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In episode 17 we talked with actor, director and investor Romeo Brown about marketing, entrepreneurship, real estate investing, the money plays behind Hollywood, Oakland’s gentrification plans and how the removal of the city’s sports teams are aligned with the design. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
May 14, 2019
EYL #16 Legend in 2 Games feat. Al Harrington
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Al Harrington played 16 years in the NBA. Now he runs a cannabis empire valued at over $100 million, with projections on growing into multi billions in the near future. In Episode 16 Al gave us insight on how athletes go broke, and the behind the scenes view of the cannabis industry. He also explained how the cannabis world is not as glamorous as it’s made out to be. He broke down the traps to watch out for and detailed his journey from 12 plants to farms, warehouses, greenhouses and a retail shop. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
May 07, 2019
EYL #15 Wolf of Wall Street
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In episode 15 we brought Wall Street insider Quentin Martin in to talk about the stock market. We covered everything from Uber, Lyft, IPOs, Valuations, and most importantly we provided information on how anyone can get started investing and different strategies that can be use to make money in the stock market. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Apr 30, 2019
EYL #14 Homecoming feat. Valencia Clay
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In episode 14 we talked about the business of education with master educator Valencia D. Clay. Valencia has been featured on NBC, BET, Vogue, ABC and National Geographic. She’s a World renowned teacher, professor, author, entrepreneur and soon to be doctor. She gave candid insight on what the inner workings of a school looks like, she broke down the business of standardized testing, and provided solutions to the problems that everyone can take part in. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Apr 23, 2019
EYL #13 I Suggest You Call My Lawyer.
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In episode 13 we discuss intellectual property with superstar attorney Sabine Franco. Sabine is part of DJ Envy’s real estate team and is currently on a national tour with Envy providing financial literacy. Sabine explained the differences between trademarks, copyrights, licensing and patterns. We also discussed estate planning and life insurance. For story time we told the stories of some unbelievable celebrity legal fights over intellectual property. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Apr 16, 2019
EYL #12 The Marathon Continues.
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In episode 12 we discuss real estate with celebrity mortgage broker Matt Garland. Matt is part of DJ Envy’s real estate team and is currently on a national tour with Envy providing financial literacy on real estate investing. Matt gave tips for first time home buyers, business real estate strategies and insight on how to get your dream house without having to pay for it. We also discussed 50 Cent’s recent real estate debacle and how the average person can learn from it. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Apr 09, 2019
EYL #11 Million Dollars Worth of Game.
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In episode 11 we interview Derrick Faulcon, owner of the Homemaid/Supper Club resturant in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2012 Derrick came home from serving 5 years in a federal penitentiary. Flat broke upon his release he moved into his father’s basement for 6 months. While in the basement he saved money and planned for his future. Today he owns a resturant, 3 food trucks and a mixed use commercial real estate property. His enterprise pulls in a gross profit of $1 million annually. Derrick not only told his story but he also opened up his books, and broke down his revenue model in detail. He also provided a step by step blueprint to secure profitability as a business owner. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Apr 02, 2019
EYL #10 Major Key.
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In episode 10 we tackle the largest college cheating scandal in American history and explain how it ties into the complicated relationship between sports and academics in America. We also discuss if brick and mortar businesses can survive in today’s digital world. We also highlight real world examples of successes and failures in the brick and mortar space. For story time, we tell an unbelievable story about the greatest sports deal of all time. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Mar 26, 2019
EYL #9 Billionaire Boys Club.
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In episode 9 we cover the marijuana industry in-depth, we discuss a former NBA player who now has a multi state cannabis empire, and we examined new proposed legislation that could change the marijuana industry forever. We also examine what roll racism plays in the home appraisal process and explain how black homes are devalued nationwide by $156 billion. In our business story of the week, we highlight the richest person of African descent in the world and shed some light on his little known story. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Mar 19, 2019
EYL #8 My Accountant is so Good, I’m Practically Living Tax Free.
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In episode 8 we break down how Amazon was able to paid no federal taxes after making $11 billion in profits in 2018. We brought tax expert @ms.business101 in to help us explain the details of how they did it. But more importantly she gave useful tax tips that everyone can benefit from. Episode 8 is packed with a lot of practical gems. We also discussed Kanye’s crazy contract which he’s suing over “servitude” laws, the tragic De La Soul situation, and how Frank Ocean pulled one of the greatest financial moves in music history. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Mar 12, 2019
EYL #7 Hustlers Don’t Stop, They Keep Going.
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In Episode 7 we tackle the student loan crisis and talk about a new proposed program for employers to pay employees loan debt. We also discuss a government student loan forgiveness program where only 1% of the applicants were accepted. We examine Uber and Lyft’s competition and the heated race between companies to develop self driving cars. We highlight Google and Uber’s complicated relationship and we go over the phenomenal story of how Air Bnb went from being laughed at to $38 Billion in 10 years. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Mar 05, 2019
EYL #6 Pay Us Like You Owe Us.
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In Episode 6 we discuss Zion Williamson, March Madness reaching a billion dollars in revenue, the extremely complicated financial breakdown for college sports, the difference between the money in college basketball and college football and we examine if student athletes should be paid while they are in college. We also discussed Colin Kaepernick’s settlement with the NFL, the money play behind how the national anthem became a game time ceremony and the concept of paid patriotism. In addition we took a look at the recent racist fashion controversies with high end fashion brands. We discussed if these happenings are calculated marketing decisions and if boycotts are effective. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Feb 26, 2019
EYL #5 I Got a Story to Tell.
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In Episode 5 we discuss Snapchat’s rocky road. We look at some of the choices the company has made and we question if they will be able to survive all of the issues they currently face or if they will fall victim to the wrath of Facebook the same way Vine did. We also examined an ex NBA player who managed to turn $350,000 into $400 million with fast food franchises. And we stepped into the political world and examined the idea of bridging the racial wealth gap with baby bonds. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Feb 19, 2019
EYL #4 Big Bank Take lil Bank.
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In Episode 4 we discuss the billion dollar streaming fight between Netflix, Amazon, Apple and Hulu. In addition we also cover the Amazon effect in detail, and the global trend of gentrification. We also discussed the cosmetic industry and took an in-depth look into Kylie Jenner and Rihana’s makeup lines. Rashad also gave his perspective on what it takes to be an entrepreneur. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Feb 12, 2019
EYL #3 Scared Money, Don’t Make No Money.
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In Episode 3 we discuss the evolving Sports Gambling Industry, the unbelievable story behind one of the best endorsement deals of all time, the billion dollar World of Art investing and how a homeless high school dropout became the most successful American artist in history. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Feb 05, 2019
EYL #2 Stack chips for a rainy day.
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In Episode 2 we discussed: The Government Shutdown, The Racial Wealth Gap, Super Bowl Ad Marketing, Fashionnova’s business model, The story why the Government changed Instagram ads and more. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jan 29, 2019
EYL #1 Why shoot the breeze about it, when you can be about it.
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In Episode 1 we talk about 360 record deals, How Steve Jobs and Sean Parker changed the World, The power of owning your own Masters, Chris Brown’s new contract, A Boogie making history, the importance of Soulja Boy, Money vs Validation, The Oscars financial impact on Actors, George Clooney’s $700million tequila deal and more. Click this link to support the podcast https://www.patreon.com/earnyourleisure --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/earnyourleisure/support
Jan 22, 2019