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Black Rich Club

Black Rich Club

By Franny Crooks

Enriching Black Lives One Chat At A Time.
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Ep 18: Could We Create Our Own Wakanda Nation Here On Earth? (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Spoiler Alert)
Ep 18: Could We Create Our Own Wakanda Nation Here On Earth? (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Spoiler Alert)
***SPOILER ALERT*** If you have not yet watched Black Panther; Wakanda Forever then please be advised that in this episode there are discussions about the movie. So go listen to another episode of the Black Rich Club podcast for now, go purchase some tickets, watch the movie and then come back and listen to this episode.  We would also like to thank this episode's sponsor; Stay Frosty Defensive Tactics. They are a firearms safety company servicing the Tri-State area as well as Long Island, New York. If you are looking to learn how to bear arms safely or want to know where to begin in order to obtain your firearms permit/license, then go to www.FosterStayFrosty.com to find out more information on all that they have to offer. 
31:17
November 16, 2022
Ep 17: We Need To Mind Our Business When It Comes To Kanye West At This Point!
Ep 17: We Need To Mind Our Business When It Comes To Kanye West At This Point!
This whole fiasco sounds like "RICH" people's problems. We need to focus on the issues that are happening in our individual communities. Imagine the difference we could see and make if we took this same energy that we are giving to Kanye and these multi-billion dollar brands, and put that energy into "Joe" who is collecting food and coats for those in our own community. Imagine how much "Joe" could benefit from you helping him to furthermore help your community.  Think about it! If you are down to do the homework assignment, tag us on Instagram @blackrichclub
31:49
October 26, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Don't Wait For People!
Five Minutes With Franny: Don't Wait For People!
In this episode, Franny reflects on why you need to stop waiting for people to do the things you desire to do. 
08:57
October 22, 2022
Ep 16: Black Rich Club Conversations With Una Rawls; Founder of HairGarten
Ep 16: Black Rich Club Conversations With Una Rawls; Founder of HairGarten
In today's episode, we have a very special guest. Meet Una Rawls! She is the Founder of a premium hair company; HairGarten. HairGarten is a company dedicated to reconnecting black and brown women with the roots of natural hair care. Una has made it her mission to not only educate women on their natural hair but has also formulated and created a natural hair care line to support them along their hair care journey. Una makes all of the products in house and when she isn't busy whipping up new hair care recipes, she is tending to her children and husband while also taking the time out for some mandatory self care. Una has recently expanded her HairGarten brand to now include a men's beard line. Now the whole family can enjoy her products. Feel free to check out these amazing products at www.HairGarten.com.  We would also like to thank this episode's sponsor; Noir Luxury Services. They are a full service luxury concierge and transportation company service the Tri-State area as well as Long Island, New York. If you are in need of a luxurious car service experience, head on over to www.NoirLuxExperience.com and they will be sure to take care of your needs.
59:20
October 19, 2022
Ep 15: How I Became A Reseller! Side Hustle Chatter!
Ep 15: How I Became A Reseller! Side Hustle Chatter!
In this episode, Franny talks about how she got into the reseller business. She also talks about her mentor; James Johnson aka JJ, who taught her how to excel at this side hustle. JJ is a Reselling Expert who taught Franny all that she knows while still crushing his business making multiple six figures.  JJ will be teaching our Black Rich Club "Reseller" Class on October 27th 2022. Access to the class will be available very soon on www.BlackRichClub.com. Sign up for email list so that you can get access to our Early Bird Special!
19:60
October 13, 2022
Ep 14: You Paid $10,000 For A Coach To Coach You On A Plate Of BBQ Food? When Hiring A Coach Goes Wrong!!!!
Ep 14: You Paid $10,000 For A Coach To Coach You On A Plate Of BBQ Food? When Hiring A Coach Goes Wrong!!!!
Imagine paying $10,000 to meet your "coach" and the lesson you left with was how to eat a plate of food from a bbq! In this episode, we unpack this and how the "coaching" lifestyle is becoming a bit predatory within our culture. Let us know what you think.
30:51
October 05, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Planning Out The Rest Of Your Year!
Five Minutes With Franny: Planning Out The Rest Of Your Year!
Happy Quarter 4! "Champions are made in Quarter 4" they say so are you planning out the rest of your year? Are you setting goals? 
06:35
October 01, 2022
Ep 13: What We Are Not About To After We Saved All This Money!
Ep 13: What We Are Not About To After We Saved All This Money!
Our Money Savings Challenge is coming to an end but that doesn't mean your journey ends with it. In this episode, Franny discusses 4 things that we are not about to do once the challenge is officially over.  Let us know if you would want another savings challenge but for the whole year of 2023... Just a thought!
31:21
September 28, 2022
Ep 12: How Can One Lose 314 Million DOLLARS?
Ep 12: How Can One Lose 314 Million DOLLARS?
One would think that it would be harder to spend $314 Million than to actually acquire it but not true in this case. In this episode, we discuss how this could have happened and what are somethings you can do to prevent this from happening to you whether you have $300 mil or $20,000 If you took a listen and you would like to join in on our Money Savings Challenge then just go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent our FREE Savings Plan. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
32:36
September 21, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Keep That Same Energy When It Comes To Black On Black Crime!
Five Minutes With Franny: Keep That Same Energy When It Comes To Black On Black Crime!
This week, we witnessed another senseless murder of a Hip Hop Celebrity; PNB Rock. He was gunned down in broad daylight by another black man after a robbery. Sadly, PNB Rock did not make it. All over social media, there were a lot of conversations on how sad it is but there is no one really going hard the way we go hard when a black person gets killed by a police officer. Let's stop picking and choosing when it's okay for one of us to be killed. IT'S NEVER OKAY!!! We deserve to live long lives too! We deserve to grow old and watch our children grow up. We deserve to have our children grow up knowing that we were there for them throughout their lives. We deserve that!
09:16
September 17, 2022
Ep 11: What Does Wealth Look Like For You
Ep 11: What Does Wealth Look Like For You
In this episode, Franny gives some unbelievable stats when it comes to black families and our net worth. UN-BELIEVE-ABLE!!! Tune in and also, answer the question of what wealth looks like for you. If you took a listen and you would like to join in on our Money Savings Challenge then just go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent our FREE Savings Plan. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
25:38
September 14, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Is Having No Access To Clean Water The American Dream?
Five Minutes With Franny: Is Having No Access To Clean Water The American Dream?
How is this America? No access to clean water? If you don't know, Jackson, Mississippi has been without clean water since July 29!!! That is almost 2 months without clean water. How is this even possible in the land of the free? Our President has been sending billions of dollars by the boatload to other countries to "save" them but here we are in your hometown without saving. It is also very baffling that these water issues usually happen in Black and Latino neighborhoods. We are always the people affected.  Now that you know, what are some solutions that we need in place besides shipping over bottled water? What are some preventative solutions? Are there any?  Did you sign up for our Money Savings Challenge? It's not too late to sign up. Just go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent our FREE Savings Plan. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
06:27
September 10, 2022
Ep 10: Financial Freedom Is Sexy AF
Ep 10: Financial Freedom Is Sexy AF
What are your thoughts on Financial Freedom? This month, we are focused on MONEY! In this episode, Franny goes in and discusses what financial freedom could look like and what it means to obtain true financial freedom.  Financial Freedom Is Sexy AF! And we made some sweatshirts and hoodies to prove it. Get yours on our website! Just go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent our FREE Savings Plan. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
22:47
September 07, 2022
Ep 9: How Much Money Can You Save In 30 Days? We Are Challenging You!
Ep 9: How Much Money Can You Save In 30 Days? We Are Challenging You!
Since we want to enrich the lives of our community, we urge everyone to join us for the month of September 2022 for our Black Rich Club Money Savings Challenge where we are challenging and supporting our community to save $1,000 in 30 days. Most black people do not have an emergency fund which tends to spiral us into debt when emergencies do arise. A lot of black do not have a savings account. So we want everyone to join us in this challenge. To help us with our money goals, we partnered with CapWay, which is a financial service provider which is creating financial access and opportunities for everyone. They are a financial banking app that provides both checking and savings accounts without all of the fees. CapWay has a great savings account called the Money Goal Account where you can add what you are savings towards on your account to keep your goal at the forefront of your mind while saving. We encourage everyone to check them out and sign up for your CapWay account. You can go to CapWay.com or download their app on iOS or Android devices. Did we mention that they are also Black-Owned!!! At this point, just go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent our FREE Savings Plan. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
21:45
August 31, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Being Debt Free Should Not Be Our Number One Goal!
Five Minutes With Franny: Being Debt Free Should Not Be Our Number One Goal!
When it comes to the black community and our financial goals, many of us aspire to be debt-free while other ethnicities have different aspirations. In this episode, Franny talks about what the black community should aspire to when it comes to setting financial goals. Since we want to enrich the lives of our community, we urge everyone to join us for the month of September 2022 for our Black Rich Club Money Savings Challenge where we are challenging and supporting our community to save $1,000 in 30 days. Most black people do not have an emergency fund which tends to spiral us into debt when emergencies arise. So we want everyone to join us in this challenge. If you want to join, please go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that you can be sent the challenge. Also, follow us on IG so you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us!
06:54
August 27, 2022
Ep 8: Black People vs The Wealth Gap
Ep 8: Black People vs The Wealth Gap
It is undeniable that there is a huge wealth gap when it comes to the Black Community and White America. In this episode, Franny takes on this topic with some help of a great article from MoneyGeek.com; "Financial Challenges Black and African Americans Face" written by Erin C. Perkins. In this article, Erin discusses some of the main financial challenges that we face as black people as well as solutions to try and close the gap.  Since we want to enrich the lives of our community, we urge everyone to join us for the month of September 2022 for our Black Rich Club Money Savings Challenge where we are challenging and supporting our community to save $1,000 in 30 days. Most black people do not have an emergency fund which tends to spiral us into debt when emergencies do arise. So we want everyone to join us in this challenge. If you want to join, please go to www.BlackRichClub.com and sign up for our email list so that way you can be sent the challenge. Also, follow us on IG so that you can stay engaged with us as we will have daily saving tips, to-do's and information throughout the challenge. We look forward to having you join us! 
35:11
August 24, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Happy Black Business Month!!!
Five Minutes With Franny: Happy Black Business Month!!!
Happy Black Business Month!!! In this episode, Franny discusses some Black Businesses that she loves and supports. What are some Black Businesses that you love to support or that you are looking forward to supporting? If you want to get a pair of our Limited Edition "1925's" Black Rich Club sunglasses, go to www.BlackRichClub.com to get yours. There were only 100 of them made. So grab yours while they are available. Thank you all for tuning in!!!
06:23
August 20, 2022
Ep 7: Does Having Exclusive Safe Spaces For Black People Make You A Racist?
Ep 7: Does Having Exclusive Safe Spaces For Black People Make You A Racist?
On today's episode, we are discussing the safe spaces created just for black people. Are the people who create these spaces racists? Like are we racist for creating Black Rich Club? Are the people who have those black women/men only retreats racists? We dive into why these spaces have been created in this episode. Take a listen and let us know what you think about it. If you want to get a pair of our Limited Edition "1925's" Black Rich Club sunglasses, go to www.BlackRichClub.com to get yours. There were only 100 of them made. So grab yours while they are available. Thank you all for tuning in!!!
25:48
August 17, 2022
Ep 6: Birthday Year Recap: Quittaversary, Monkey Pox, Traveling, Recession and Future Plans
Ep 6: Birthday Year Recap: Quittaversary, Monkey Pox, Traveling, Recession and Future Plans
Tomorrow is MY BIRTHDAY!!! On today's episode, I decided to do a birthday year recap of all the things that transpired in my life since August 11th 2021 up to today. Get to know me a little bit more in this episode.  If you want to get a pair of our Limited Edition "1925's" Black Rich Club sunglasses, go to www.BlackRichClub.com to get yours. There were only 100 of them made. So grab yours while they are available.  Thank you all for tuning in!!!
34:36
August 10, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: WNBA Star; Brittney Griner Gets 9 Years In Russian Prison For A Vape Pen! WTF!
Five Minutes With Franny: WNBA Star; Brittney Griner Gets 9 Years In Russian Prison For A Vape Pen! WTF!
Five Minutes With Franny is a segment where Franny discusses a topic for five minutes and lets you go about your day. It's five minutes to learn something new, get inspired, and/or get your brain going. Tune in every Saturday for just five minutes of your time. In this episode, Franny talks about the unfortunate situation that WNBA Star; Brittney Griner is facing now. She was arrested in Russia for having a vape pen at the airport which she did not know that it was illegal. This week, Brittney was sentenced to 9 YEARS in a Russian prison. Even though Five Minutes is not enough to unpack this tragedy, Franny touches on it in this episode. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review if you're feeling extra lovey dovey. Go to www.BlackRichClub.com to check out some of our merch!
05:55
August 06, 2022
Ep 5: Black Love And The Importance Of Its Representation
Ep 5: Black Love And The Importance Of Its Representation
Black Love is such a beautiful thing and it needs to be protected. Its representation needs to be protected. We are in a era where imagery is our everyday lives. Social media has forced so many different images into our minds on a daily basis. Every second over 1,100 photos are being uploaded on Instagram and out of that, how many do you think are positive images? Then of those positive images, how many do you think are of black love?  Believe it or not, our ancestors used to be in love. Even during slavery, black families were tight knit and loved each other. They literally died on fields for each other and defending each other. Our love is strong and special but we don't see much of it. The images we see now would have you to believe that black love does not exist and that black people can't even get along. We need to see more positive representation of our love.  This podcast episodes, Franny talks about a video of a black married couple that was posted on the @BlackRichClub Instagram page that sort of went "viral" and why it got so much attention. Take a listen to today's episode, leave a comment/review and don't forget to subscribe! Be sure to visit our website; www.BlackRichClub.com and follow us on Instagram @blackrichclub
34:45
August 03, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Will Smith Apologizes Again! Can Black Men Be Forgiven?
Five Minutes With Franny: Will Smith Apologizes Again! Can Black Men Be Forgiven?
Five Minutes With Franny is a segment where Franny discusses a topic for five minutes and lets you go about your day. It's five minutes to learn something new, get inspired, and/or get your brain going. Tune in every Saturday for just five minutes of your time. In this episode, Franny discusses Will Smith's latest apology for the slap heard and seen all over the world. Will took to his social media page to answers some questions and to apologize for his actions. His apology has not been well received and Franny is questioning are black men every forgiven for their mistakes. Can a black man apologize and actually be forgiven without being chastised for it for the rest of his life? Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review if you're feeling extra lovey dovey. Go to www.BlackRichClub.com to check out some of our merch!
05:39
July 30, 2022
Ep 4: My Personal Homebuying Experience With NACA
Ep 4: My Personal Homebuying Experience With NACA
If you are looking to buy your first home and want to save as much as you can during the process but don't know how, then this episode is definitely for you. In this episode, Franny talks about her own personal experience using the NACA program to purchase her first home. NACA is a homebuying program available in most states across the US with some amazing benefits. Franny goes into detail of what NACA offers and how you can get started.  As mentioned in this episode, here is a link to purchase Franny's book on the NACA program; Too Good To Be True? Quick Guide To Understanding NACA Homebuying Program Be sure to visit our website; www.BlackRichClub.com and follow us on Instagram @blackrichclub
43:42
July 27, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Did A Whole Police Department Resign Because Of A Black Woman?
Five Minutes With Franny: Did A Whole Police Department Resign Because Of A Black Woman?
Five Minutes With Franny is a segment where Franny discusses a topic for five minutes and lets you go about your day. It's five minutes to learn something new, get inspired, and/or get your brain going. Tune in every Saturday for just five minutes of your time. In this episode, Franny discusses how the entire Kenly Police Department of North Carolina resigned including the police chief after a new town manager is hired. A month ago; Justine Jones was hired as the Town Manager. Justine is more than qualified to be in this position based on her extensive resume and experience but Justine is also a Black Woman. Franny discusses her thoughts on this.  Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review if you're feeling extra lovey dovey.
05:36
July 23, 2022
Ep3: Dear Black People; Prayer Alone Will Not Make Your Dreams Come True
Ep3: Dear Black People; Prayer Alone Will Not Make Your Dreams Come True
It's nice to have aspirations and dreams but you can't just pray them into your life. You have to actually put in some sort of work to make it happen. In this episode we discuss how we as black people love to give the advice to "pray on it" without giving actionable advice. We need action behind that prayer too. Host; Franny gives some tips on how to take action to live this "Black Rich" lifestyle.  Be sure to visit our website; www.BlackRichClub.com and follow us on Instagram @blackrichclub
31:02
July 20, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny: Easy Ways To Really Support A Black Business
Five Minutes With Franny: Easy Ways To Really Support A Black Business
Five Minutes With Franny is a segment where Franny discusses a topic for five minutes and lets you go about your day. It's five minutes to learn something new, get inspired, and/or get your brain going. Tune in every Saturday for just five minutes of your time. In this episode, Franny discusses easy ways to support black business.   Let us know what some other ways that we can support black businesses. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review if you're feeling extra lovey dovey.
05:47
July 16, 2022
Ep 2: Every Side Hustle Is Not A Side Hustle And That's Okay
Ep 2: Every Side Hustle Is Not A Side Hustle And That's Okay
When your "side hustle" takes up 40 plus hours a week, guess what? That side hustle is now your job. In this episode we discuss what a side hustle is and we also give you some  interesting side hustles that you may want to try which are making folks a lot of money. Franny also lets you all into her own side hustles that she has. So get your pen and paper ready and grab yourself a nice beverage.  Be sure to visit our website; www.BlackRichClub.com and follow us on Instagram @blackrichclub
35:24
July 13, 2022
Five Minutes With Franny : What Is A Side Hustle?
Five Minutes With Franny : What Is A Side Hustle?
Five Minutes With Franny is a segment where Franny discusses a topic for five minutes and lets you go about your day. It's five minutes to learn something new, get inspired, and/or get your brain going. Tune in every Saturday for just five minutes of your time. In this episode, Franny discusses "side hustles" and what a side hustle is. She also talks about some of her very own side hustles.  Let us know what some great side hustles to get into are. Don't forget to subscribe and leave a review if you're feeling extra lovey dovey. 
05:20
July 09, 2022
Ep 1: I'm Never Supporting A Black Business Again
Ep 1: I'm Never Supporting A Black Business Again
We love to scream from the mountain tops when we are canceling someone or something, especially when it comes to black people and black-owned businesses. In this episode, I will discuss patronizing black-owned companies. 
26:50
July 06, 2022
Welcome Back To The Black Rich Club Podcast: Get To Know Me And Our Purpose!
Welcome Back To The Black Rich Club Podcast: Get To Know Me And Our Purpose!
It's not how you start the race but how you finish it. Black Rich Club is back and better than ever. In this episode, you will be reintroduced to our host; Franny Crooks and who she is. She will also discuss the purpose of Black Rich Club and what the plan is moving forward. Quit reading this description and just press play.
19:12
July 02, 2022
BEATRICE FELIU-ESPADA: MAKING MILLIONS WHILE TAKING CARE OF ALL THE VAJAYJAY'S IN THE WORLD
BEATRICE FELIU-ESPADA: MAKING MILLIONS WHILE TAKING CARE OF ALL THE VAJAYJAY'S IN THE WORLD
Taking care of all the vajayjay's in the world is a huge responsibility but Beatrice Feliu-Espada is definitely up for the challenge. She's not only up for the challenge but by the looks of her success with her growing company; The Honey Pot Co., we can clearly see that she is overcoming these challenges while coming out on top. The Honey Pot Co. is the first natural feminine care system that prides itself on protecting, cleansing and balancing your vagina. With being the first of it's kind and providing women with such an amazing product, the demand was.    In this interview, we dive deep into Beatrice's accomplishments and goals. Her mission for The Honey Pot was always clear but landing a partnership with major retailer; Target, made it all the more clearer. The exposure created more of a demand and catapulted The Honey Pot into a multi-million dollar business. Beatrice talks about her her lack of preparation when it came to sealing the deal with target, her goals for her business and because she care so much, she gave some very helpful tips on how women can keep their vaginas in good standing.   Please go to www.BlackRichClub.com for more episodes, merch and inspiration. 
53:41
January 07, 2019
Ernest B. James: Managing To Bring Diversity To Brands
Ernest B. James: Managing To Bring Diversity To Brands
People of color being left out when it comes to big brand advertisements is nothing new. This has been going on since ads were invented but now more than ever, people are speaking out against brands who have no diverse representation. In order to create a shift, we need people in place to handle those deals and Ernest B. James is just the man to do it. Ernest is the Founder and CEO of Noire Management which is a management company that is bridging the gap between the relationships with brands and influencers of color. Though challenging, Mr. James is well equipped to make things happen within his business from his many years of experience working in the PR industry where he got to see the lack of diversity between brands and consumers head on. Working within the problem of the industry pushed him more to branch off on his own and start Noire Management. More info on www.BlackRichClub.com
01:06:20
July 05, 2018
Mia Campbell: Mompreneur Spearheading The Jewelry & Fashion Game
Mia Campbell: Mompreneur Spearheading The Jewelry & Fashion Game
Usually soon-to-be mother's are planning their escape from work while looking forward to taking that leave of absence. Not Mia Campbell! The same day Mia gave birth to her oh so cute baby girl; Nile (who is always attached to Mia while taking care of business), she also launched her latest clothing line; Basically Clothing. If that doesn't seem pretty bossy enough, she did so while still running her jewelry company, King Me. Just imagine what kind of drive and determination that takes. How ever much it takes, Mia has it. She is beyond ambitious and has a picture painted in her head of what success looks like to her and she shares that vision with us in her interview.
59:38
May 23, 2018
Maxie J: Fashion, Faith And Unmatched Work Ethic
Maxie J: Fashion, Faith And Unmatched Work Ethic
Maxie J is a young Fashion Mogul in the making! She is a LA-based self taught Fashion Designer who has sold out shows for New York Fashion Week, LA Fashion Week and most recently, Paris Fashion Week. Maxie is out here making the world a more fashionable place with her original designs for all of her fashion lines (Ellae Lisque and Style House By MJ) which now include a line for curvy women; Ellae Lisque Curve. This conversation on business, faith and success is definitely one that every entrepreneur can relate to in some way and can also learn from. Don't forget to visit www.BlackRichClub.com for more info on this episode and more...
47:48
April 30, 2018
Denisse Benitez: Chasing Your Destiny Regardless Of The Detours
Denisse Benitez: Chasing Your Destiny Regardless Of The Detours
Denisse Benitez is more than just a pretty face behind a camera taking pictures of your favorite Fashion Bloggers. She is a young business woman, multi-dimensional, creative and a dream chaser. Though we see the glamorous side of her photography, Denisse discusses her own personal struggles and what she does in order to rise above them. This conversation was informative as well as inspiring. Just take a listen for yourself! Don't forget to visit www.BlackRichClub.com for more info on this episode and more...
45:48
April 10, 2018