Building Black Dollars

The Debt Episode

The Debt Episode

Building Black Dollars - March 16, 2022 - 11:19

Debt. The mere thought of it provokes fear in so many of us. Far too easy to accumulate but often difficult to pay off, millions are struggling to clear their debts — especially Black folks targeted by America’s capitalist economy. Even so, not all debt is to be feared. Today on Building Black Dollars, we talk about good debt vs. bad debt, how to approach the money you owe, and the questions you must ask before taking on debt.Building Black Dollars is produced by PushBlack, the nation's largest non-profit Black media company - hit us up at and share this with your people! PushBlack exists because we saw we had to take this into our own hands. You make PushBlack happen with your contributions at Most people do 5 or 10 bucks a month, but everything makes a difference. Thanks for supporting the work.Our production team includes: Tareq Alani, Brooke Brown, Patrick Sanders, and Tasha Taylor. Producing the podcast we have Cee Smith and Ivana Tucker, who also edits the show with support from Joanna Samuel. Building Black Dollar’s executive producer is Julian Walker.Visit for more information. All products are 15% off when you use code 15OFFALLBBD.

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About The Show

It’s no secret that the economic system is rigged against us as Black people. Barriers such as the racial wealth gap and banking discrimination continue to plague our communities. Still, economic freedom is within our reach. And it begins with you.Building Black Dollars empowers our people to take charge of personal finances and improve financial literacy. We address the daily issues Black folks face financially and offer practical actions to take right now to solve these everyday problems, and ultimately build Black economic liberation.