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Michelle Jackson and the Plutus Awards team invite financial media rockstars to talk about success with blogging, podcasting, writing, speaking, and more.

Their stories will inspire you.

New episodes starting June 1. »»

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Episode 1: Harlan Landes

Reintroducing the Plutus Foundation
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Episode 2: Julien and Kiersten Saunders, rich & REGULAR

How to Monetize Your Personal Brand (Without Getting in Your Audience's Pockets)
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Episode 3: Jillian Johnsrud, Everyday Courage

How Jillian Johnsrud Fired the Haters
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Episode 4: Angela Rozmyn and Dr. Regina Moore

Monetizing a Mission-Driven Financial Brand
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Episode 5: Joseph Hogue

Knowing When It's Time to Let Part of Your Business Go
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Episode 6: Patrina Dixon, It's My Money

How to Affiliate Market the Ethical Way
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Episode 7: Rachel Hernandez, Mobile Home Girl

The Mobile Home Girl Shares How She Pivoted From A Free to a Paid Membership
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Episode 8: Michelle Jackson

Navigating the Nuances of Monetizing a Personal Finance Brand
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Previous Episodes From Prior Seasons

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Rich Jones of Paychecks & Balances about how he and his podcast co-host decided to go their separate ways, the difficulties of a one-man operation, and the lessons from this split.

Julien and Kiersten Saunders from rich & REGULAR speak with Sarah Li Cai, about their coping mechanisms at the beginning of the pandemic.

Jason Vitug of Phroogal talks with Sarah Li Cain about the journey he has taken since achieving success and focusing on his personal values as his true metric of success and happiness.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Stefanie O'Connell Rodriguez about her business and financial struggles during COVID. She shares how she dealt with the loss of income and stability and the ways she was able to pull through.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Laura Gariepy about the recent loss of her father, how it affected her freelance career, and the kind of relationships she developed that allowed understanding with her clients.

Jessica Moorhouse joins our host, Sarah Li-Cain, to discuss her experience with setbacks due to COVID-19. Jessica shares what her business looked like pre-COVID, how her business changed once the pandemic happened, and how she pivoted so she can continue diversifying her income.

Doc G speaks with Sarah Li Cain about the changes he made to his podcast and website when he faced his own time of uncertainty.

Harlan Landes, Daniella Flores, Athena Valentine, and Natalie Torres-Haddad discuss Latina Women's Equal Pay Day and the Latina pay gap. They delve into how we can all help to further the cause of equal pay for Latinas.

Sandy Smith, Jordon Cox, and the host of the 11th Annual Plutus Awards presented by Capital Group, Joe Saul-Sehy, join Plutus Awards founder Harlan Landes to discuss the legacy of the premier ceremony recognizing excellence in financial media.

Sarah Li Cain speaks with Michelle Jackson about the amazing personal finance stories we see and why they can't be the only portrayals that are given attention.

Once Shannon McLay had the idea for the Financial Gym, she needed to find investors that would support her vision. Miranda Marquit speaks with Shannon about the business acumen it took to get her company going and the strategic moves she is making because of the pandemic.

Gwen Merz talks with Chris Browning about her choice to return to a conventional job after almost a year outside the workforce. She also shares how her path to FI is one of self-discovery.

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You will be inspired by these stories.

Hear from the top financial authors, podcasters, video creators, and speakers. What are the secrets of their success?

This podcast is for the independent financial media. Bloggers, writers, podcasters, and more will hear from the best of the best.

The Plutus Awards Podcast is hosted by Michelle Jackson (Michelle Is Money Hungry) with assistance from Plutus Awards founder Harlan Landes and long-time Plutus Awards volunteer Miranda Marquit.

In each episode, Michelle speaks to content creators, entrepreneurs, Plutus Award winners, and your idols in the financial media. For more about the Plutus Awards, visit

About Michelle Jackson, host of the Plutus Awards Podcast.

Michelle Jackson is the award winning host of “Michelle is Money Hungry.” Thoughtfully holding financial conversations leading with change and equity in mind. You can find her roaming around Colorado during her down time.

About Steve Stewart, audio producer of the Plutus Awards Podcast.

Steve helps podcasters free up their time from editing so they can focus on growing their business.

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