How Do We Define Ourselves...Financially?
Welcome to Season 3 of Mastercard’s Fortune Favors the Bold! Ashley C. Ford is back, and she’s kicking off our season by diving into the financial question that underlies everything else we’re talking about this season: how do we define ourselves financially? For a lot of people, a surefire way to really feel your own financial identity is to start making financial decisions with someone else. In this episode, we’ll be talking to a couple who is in the process of figuring out their own financial identities, including: how to maintain financial independence, what to do if your partner comes from a different financial background than you do, do you have to merge bank accounts”? And how do you even start these big, motional conversations? Ashley will then bring these types of questions to a panel of experts who know how to navigate the murky waters of love and finance. We’ll hear from Anna Sale, host of WNYC’s Death, Sex and Money, CBS news business analyst Jill Schlesinger and Daniel Lavery, AKA Slate’s “Dear Prudence.” Together they’ll give our guests and listeners insight to help their love lives thrive and anxieties subside when money enters the equation.
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About The Show
Season 3 of Fortune Favors the Bold takes on real questions from real people — financial questions that everyone thinks about, but no one talks about. With host Ashley C. Ford, we'll be putting those questions out in the open, exploring how money is tangled up in everything and finding the answers through our own “Financial Identity”. New episodes premiere in January 2020. This is the official Mastercard podcast, produced in partnership with Pineapple Street Studios