A Frugal Athlete Podcast Network

A Frugal Athlete Podcast Network

By A Frugal Athlete
A Frugal Athlete Podcast Network is an audio channel hosted by founder, Amobi Okugo. This podcast is meant to provide an insiders look into the financial playbooks of professional athletes, give insights on what it means to be a frugal athlete, and discuss topics regarding all things sports business
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Trim The Fat For Your Business | Athlete Entrepreneur
Why Athletes Need To Trim Their Expenses In Order To Avoid Future Problems In Their Business  For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
04:56
July 10, 2020
The Basics To Investing With Will Hesmer | Frugal Fundamentals
Investing - Frugal Fundamentals Workshop Will Hesmer is a former professional soccer player turned CFP and investment advisor  For more information on Will https://www.raymondjames.com/hesmerwealth Frugal Fundamentals is our live virtual workshop series that gives athletes the tools and resources necessary to succeed off the field. If you would like to participate and be informed on future sessions sign up here https://www.afrugalathlete.com/frugal-fundamentals For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
39:18
July 8, 2020
Career Development with Dr. Donovan Smalls | Frugal Fundamentals
Career Development - Frugal Fundamentals Workshop  Dr. Donovan Smalls is a Sports Management Professor, Consultant, & Author Grab his book here: https://amzn.to/3dhmru3 Frugal Fundamentals is our live virtual workshop series that gives athletes the tools and resources necessary to succeed off the field. If you would like to participate and be informed on future sessions sign up here https://www.afrugalathlete.com/frugal-fundamentals For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
38:21
July 8, 2020
How To Manage Your Money with Carlos Dias Jr | Frugal Fundamentals
Money Management 101 - Frugal Fundamentals workshop  Carlos Dias Jr is a wealth advisor and finance contributor for national publications including Market Watch  Frugal Fundamentals is our live virtual workshop series that gives athletes the tools and resources necessary to succeed off the field. If you would like to participate and be informed on future sessions sign up here https://www.afrugalathlete.com/frugal-fundamentals For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
38:14
July 8, 2020
Best Tips For Intentional Networking With Hakeem Valles | Frugal Fundamentals
Networking Tips - Frugal Fundamentals Workshop Hakeem Valles is a professional football player, podcast entrepreneur, and real estate investor Frugal Fundamentals is our live virtual workshop series that gives athletes the tools and resources necessary to succeed off the field. If you would like to participate and be informed on future sessions sign up here https://www.afrugalathlete.com/frugal-fundamentals For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
41:58
July 8, 2020
Worth Winning with Lauryn Williams | A Frugal Athlete
Lauryn Williams is a Summer and Winter Olympic medalist who's gone on to do amazing things in her post career. She's an financial planner, author, podcaster, motivational speaker, and volunteer. In this episode, we talk to Lauryn about her athletic career, how she transitioned into money management and how what she thinks athletes need to build a strong financial foundation.  Lauryn Williams book: https://amzn.to/2WwRpIh Website: https://www.lauryn-williams.com/ Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
32:10
July 7, 2020
Building A Brand with Dale Moss | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode, we interview Dale Moss, a former NFL player who retired in the prime of his career to build his own brand. Dale Moss is an entrepreneur, model, Special Olympics ambassador, and media personality. Dale Moss tells us his journey from playing basketball in college to taking a 5th year to try football and ultimately getting into NFL and building a brand empire from there.  For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com. Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
27:41
July 2, 2020
How A Frugal Athlete Started | Athlete Entrepreneur
Allow us to properly introduce ourselves. Amobi Okugo is a professional soccer player and the founder of A Frugal Athlete.  A Frugal Athlete is an online media platform that promotes prudent financial practices and smart career decisions for professional and student athletes.   In this new series, Athlete Entrepreneur, chronicling his journey in building Frugal Athlete LLC.   Athletes are starting businesses, side hustles, and various platforms at all levels. As more and more athletes continue to dive into this business arena, we thought it would be great to share the trials and tribulations that Amobi has faced in the 4 years building this venture. While we are nowhere, where we want to be. it's the journey that makes it all worthwhile.   In this first episode, we talk about the start of A Frugal Athlete and 5 things that have helped us grow in 2020 For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
13:39
July 1, 2020
From "HomeLess" To Homebase with Matt Pare | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode, we speak with Matt Pare former professional baseball player turned media personality and producer. Matt is also an advocate for minor league baseball player rights and is a self taught digital media guru. We talk to him about his career and how he was able to transition so seamlessly, how he found his passion for pursuing youtube and social, how athletes need to take advantage of opportunity in digital, and his stance on player rights.  To follow Matt check out his youtube channel:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iuR7394ZyPg For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder | Host] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
27:42
June 23, 2020
The Business Of Sports with Sam Renaut | Money Talks
Sam Renaut is a long time sports executive, lawyer, and educator who is the founder of The Renaut Group, a consulting company. More importantly he is a co founder for https://www.sportsbizcamps.com/ , a  platform that promotes social mobility and diversity amongst high school sports.   In this episode, we talk about the stakeholders that are the driving forces in sports, what it's like for an athlete in this current climate, and how the education of sports continues to open gates for those looking to get involved.  For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com To read our exclusive list of books that will help you build wealth  and ultimately become a frugal athlete click here Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
40:29
June 16, 2020
How To Find Your Shift Through Purpose with Jonathan Van Horn | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode we speak to Jonathan Van Horn about finding your next transition through purpose. Jonathan is a character development and life coach  and chaplain. He works with athletes in helping them find their why.  Jonathan shares what led him to his journey, the key steps to athletes ultimately succeeding, and his S.H.I.F.T course.  Sign up For Jonathan's Course Here:  https://jonathan-vanhorn.thinkific.com/courses/the-shift-course?ref=103cd2 For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
37:16
June 9, 2020
A Frugal Athlete: The Success Cycle with Marques Ogden
Marques Ogden is a former professional NFL football player turned entrepreneur, author, and speaker. Ogden has experienced the highs and lows of both business and sports and now shares his journey and principles to build success around the world. In this episode, we talk to him about his trials and tribulations, what athletes need to make sure of starting a business, and all about the success cycle To check out Marques Ogden and his book  https://marquesogdenspeakingacademy.com/ The Success Cycle:  https://amzn.to/2AILOYb For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [Founder] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
19:51
June 2, 2020
Money Talks: The Power Of Relationships with Milad Zolnoor
Milad Zolnoor is the founder of Just Ball Marketing, a full service sports boutique agency helping athletes build marketing relationships with companies, brands, and influencers.  We talk to him about how athletes should cultivate relationships, his journey int sports, and where he sees the future of sports marketing going.  For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
43:32
May 26, 2020
Money Talks: Maintain The Shield with Sivonnia De Barros
In this episode, we interview Sivonna De Barros. Sivonna is a former student athlete who founded her own law firm. She's also an author and brand manager. Her specialization is  helping athletes protect and create strong business foundations for their entrepreneurial ventures.  Sivonna dives into the importance of  athletes needing to protect themselves and different strategies to maintain the shield.  To reach out to Sivonna and her new book, check her website:  https://www.sldebarros.com/ For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
33:05
May 22, 2020
Money Talks: Showcasing Your Brand with Aaron Eisman
Aaron Eisman is the founder of Eisman Digital Consulting, an agency that helps athletes create content and manage their brands. After a career in media working with top companies such as Bleacher Report, Turner Sports, and the NFL, Aaron decided to go solo. In this episode, we discuss his journey into the media space, where athletes can take advantage of digital, and how lucrative the industry is for athletes still skeptical in starting.  Find Aaron at his website  https://www.eismandigital.com/ For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/  
1:04:06
May 19, 2020
A Frugal Athlete: Stages In Career Development with Jon Harris, Stephen Howard, & Picasso Nelson Jr
Group discussion with a great group of highly esteemed individuals. Learn as we discuss themes around career development  Jon Harris- Founder & CEO of Athlife  https://athlife.com/ Stephen Howard- Former NBA/Overseas basketball player turned leadership coach and tv analyst  http://stephenhoward.com/   Picasso Nelson Jr- NFL professional and entrepreneur   https://twitter.com/cassojr_?lang=en For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
44:48
May 14, 2020
Money Talks: OpenSponsorship with Ishveen Anand
Ishveen Anand is the founder of OpenSponsorship, a marketplace that allows brands and athletes to connect and engage for potential campaigns. In this episode, we talk about her early days working in the sponsorship space to developing and founding her own company. We get her insights on how the game of sponsorships has changed for athletes and what ways they can take advantage of their influence. Ishveen has been highly touted for all her accomplishments and was recognized as a 30 under 30 Forbes inductee.  Check out OpenSponsorship : https://hubs.ly/H0pkJ5l0 For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscriber LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
31:09
May 12, 2020
Money Talks: Finding Solutions with Lauren Walsh
Lauren Walsh is the founder of LW Branding, a digital branding agency that represents athletes across the NFL, NBA, MLB. With over 10 years of experience, she has been featured in: Associated Press, MSN, CNBC, HLN, Fox Sports, Huffington Post, Front Office Sports, and Chicago Tribune. In this episode, we talk to Lauren about what athletes need to do to create a great brand, the landscape of brand managers today, and digital media landscape and which formats to look out for.  To find Lauren Walsh  Website: https://www.lwbranding.com/ For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5k0dPpBLwVQ5D2MJoJrcGw/videos?view_as=subscribe LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/ Website: https://www.amobiokugo.com/
32:35
May 6, 2020
A Frugal Athlete: Building An Empire with Ricky Miller
In this episode, Ricky Miller former professional football player turned serial entrepreneur speaks about his journey into starting his new luxury spirits brand Carbonadi. Ricky gives his views on mindset , tools you need to start a business and excel, and why he thinks every athlete can succeed outside of sports.  Ricky Miller's Book Recommendations  The One Thing  https://amzn.to/2YcCo0W Rocket Fuel  https://amzn.to/2YhEuwj For more information on how to be smarter with your money check out our website at www.afrugalathlete.com. Follow us on Social Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/afrugalathlete/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrugalAthlete LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/a-frugal-athlete/ Follow Amobi Okugo [ Founder + Host ] Twitter:https://twitter.com/amobisays Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/amobisays/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/okugo/
33:06
April 29, 2020
A Frugal Athlete: Beyond The Game with Layden Williams
In this episode, Layden Williams former collegiate basketball player turned author gives his lessons on how to live beyond the game. From his journey to college basketball to ultimately getting his MBA to eventually landing a role in the financial space, Williams takes time to give us the lessons he learned along the way and what advice he would have for other student athletes.  Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
33:11
December 10, 2019
A Frugal Athlete Podcast: Athletes for Athletes with Jayne Caldwell and Quincy Hewitt
In this episode, we talk with the founders of Athletes for Athletes, Jayne Caldwell and Quincy Hewitt, a new platform meant to support athletes transitioning into life and business after sport. Former football players in the LFL who had to support themselves despite being professional athletes, they share their journey living the dream in America and what sparked them to start their business.  Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
54:00
December 3, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Owning Your Finances with Jed Collins
In this episode, we speak with former NFL veteran turned director of financial education Jed Collins on how to own your financial story. Jed uncovers the tricks he learned from veterans in the league to keep and NFL job, how he was able to maximize the resources given to him, and the financial lessons he applied while playing. He also talks about how important financial literacy was for him and his aspirations with helping athletes moving forward.  Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
47:13
November 25, 2019
Bank Shots: Cristiano's Instagram Salary, Ex MLB Players Struggle with "Sudden Death", & NFLPA's new financial partnership
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11:53
October 22, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Finding Fulfillment with Mario Butler
In this episode, Mario Butler  dives into his 6 year NFL career and how he was able to apply the lessons he learned in the NFL to finding his best foot forward in corporate America.  Butler gives us his advice for young professional athletes  to take and some money management practices that will benefit as well.  Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
26:24
October 3, 2019
Bank Shots: California passes bill that will allow student athletes to use their likeness
California passes bill that will allow student athletes to use their likeness  Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
08:43
October 1, 2019
A Frugal Athlete Podcast: The Evolution of Quiktract with Cole Midkiff and Blake Stanton
In this episode, we speak with former collegiate athletes turned tech entrepreneurs on their app Quiktract.  Cole and Blake give their insights on what's it like to build a startup from the ground up, the essence of contracts as it pertains to athletes, and the evolution of athlete investments in the tech space.  Quiktract is an app that makes seamless contracts for freelancers, contractors, athletes, and entrepreneurs https://quiktract.com/about.html Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
44:57
September 25, 2019
Bank Shots: How one shady advisor scammed athletes over 7 Million Dollars
From winning athletes hearts to robbing them of millions, how Peggy was able to get away with scamming her athlete clientle Kobe Bryant on how he uses Mamba Mentality in the business world  MLSPA and University of Michigan launch partnerships with financial education companies Subscribe to weekly newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/ Please Rate and Leave A Review
17:39
September 24, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Lessons From The Game with Malcolm Lemmons
In this episode, we got Malcolm Lemmons to talk about his own lessons from the game. Malcolm is a former professional basketball player turned author and entrepreneur. He is the founder of PlayersPoint Agency which helps athletes with branding opportunities.  Find Malcolm's book here https://amzn.to/3226oeD Check out his website here https://malcolmlemmons.com/ Subscribe to newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check out https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
35:00
September 17, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Building an App with no experience with Amanda McGrew
In this episode we talk with Amanda McGrew. Amanda is a former college basketball player turned tech founder. Her app, Playoff Dating App is an exclusive dating app for college and professional athletes. We talk about her career and how she was able to build an app from the ground up and things she's learned along the journey.  Download her app here https://www.playoffdatingapp.com/ Subscribe to newsletter shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for merch on https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more info check website https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
37:32
September 11, 2019
Bank Shots: Andrew Luck walking away from 58 Million, Athlete Podcasters, & Antonio Brown saga
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17:07
September 9, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: How To Network In College with Issac Serwanga
In this episode, Issac Serwanga gives us the secret sauce to how to network in college.  He dives into his time as a 3 sport athlete at Princeton University and how he used his networking ability to start his own company in an effort to teach what he wasn't able to learn on his own at college.  Find Issac's book here  https://amzn.to/2zlZYL9 Upload his free networking course here bit.ly/informandinspire Issac Serwanga's book recommendation:  Keith Ferazzi Never Eat Alone  https://amzn.to/2Lg2UP0 Subscribe to newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more information check out https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
36:33
September 4, 2019
Bank Shots: NBA players team up with Netflix, Athletes Retiring Early, & DraftKings new initiative for athletes
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15:28
September 4, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Navigating Entrepreneurship In College with Krystal Beachum
In this episode, we speak with Krystal Beachum on the tricks and trades of how to maximize your time as a student athlete. From entreprenuership to side hustles without losing your eligibility, Krystal shares her insights on what student athletes can do. Krystal Beachum is a former student athlete herself turned author, consultant, and entrepreneur. She founded Student Athletes unite and serves as an advisor to the NCAA Find her book here  https://amzn.to/2Zm2iBd Subscribe to newsletter here shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch here https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete For more check us out at https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
31:56
August 27, 2019
Bank Shots: NFL Player Gets Out of Student Debt, Ballers Frugal Preview, EPL Player Uses Free Time To Go To School, Floyd Mayweather & Joakim Noah Join Forces
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09:26
August 27, 2019
Bank Shots: Athletes Lose Millions Over Endorsements, Impact Investing, & Social Capital Turns Into Opportunity
Subscribe to Newsletter Here   shorturl.at/fpqx1 Use Promo Code PODCAST for all merch here  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete    Tackle What’s Next  If you're an athlete searching for the next chapter in your career, you need to be at the Tackle What's Next Summit. The summit is bringing together athletes and leaders in career development and more to provide resources to help you with the challenges of transitioning for life after sports. Their next event will be in DC on September 23rd and we can get you there for less. Visit www.tacklewhatsnext.com/summit and use the code FRUGAL to receive 15% off your ticket to attend!   For more info check out https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
17:22
August 21, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Using Sports As A Vehicle with Sam Johnson
In this episode, we talk with newly retired professional soccer player, Sam Johnson on her journey and how she used soccer to set her up throughout her career. She gives us insights into her networking practices, foresight in business, and money management tricks that helped her have a seamless transition out of the beautiful game.  Make sure you subscribe and leave a review Use promo code PODCAST for any and all merch on https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete Subscribe to Newsletter Here  shorturl.at/fpqx1   Tackle What’s Next  If you're an athlete searching for the next chapter in your career, you need to be at the Tackle What's Next Summit. The summit is bringing together athletes and leaders in career development and more to provide resources to help you with the challenges of transitioning for life after sports. Their next event will be in DC on September 23rd and we can get you there for less. Visit www.tacklewhatsnext.com/summit and use the code FRUGAL to receive 15% off your ticket to attend!  For more check out https://www.afrugalathlete.com/
25:27
August 14, 2019
Bank Shots: Military Veteran Helps Former NFL Draft Bust, Bobby Wagner and Allyson Felix Break The Mold In Sports Biz, and Kawhi Leonard sticking to his prudent roots
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15:42
August 14, 2019
Bank Shots: Athletes losing money, Ronaldo's Instagram fee, and Why athletes need to start a media company
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15:56
July 30, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Locked In with Jeff Locke
In this episode we talk to NFL Veteran punter, Jeff Locke, about his personal financial journey throughout his football career. From his time at UCLA developing budgets for fellow teammates to interning at top mutual firms to building emergency funds as a free agent. Jeff Locke gives his take on what you should look out for in efforts to build the financial stability you need throughout your career and life. Find Jeff Locke here  https://twitter.com/jefflocke9 Jeff Locke's book recommendation: I Will Teach You To Be Rich https://amzn.to/2LH6RPa Subscribe to weekly newsletter   https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=95f4ae40cfac1c61a16e61a31&id=c81ea7f138  Use promo code PODCAST for all merch on  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete
30:10
July 30, 2019
Money Talks: Financial Fraud with David Byrne
In this episode we speak with the founder of Bright Lights LLC, David Byrne, on the epidemic of fraudulent money activities committed against athletes. David Byrne is a former financial advisor and auditor who has created a business to support athletes in their quest for financial security.  Find out more about David and his company here:   https://www.brightlightsllc.com/ Subscribe to the weekly newsletter here:   https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=95f4ae40cfac1c61a16e61a31&id=c81ea7f138 Use Promo Code PODCAST for Merch on  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete
36:42
July 24, 2019
Bank Shots: Nike countersues Kawhi, NFL player retire inspired, Alex Morgan starts new venture, & Zion battles with Pelicans
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12:54
July 23, 2019
Bank Shots: Antoine Walker helps athletes avoid losing millions, Andre host Players Tech Summit, and AROD money lessons
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16:43
July 16, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Navigating The Start Up World with Lyle Adams
In this episode, we catch up with former professional soccer player Lyle Adams and talk about how he transitioned from soccer into the start up space. Lyle Adams gives us great lessons on the journey and how his frugal athlete mindset help catapult him to a different lane.  Frugal Athlete Quote "Invest in a Product or Invest in a Person" Lyle Adams Frugal Athlete Tips: Avoid distractions during 1:1s and team meetings. If you are distracted or on your laptop/cell, it appears that you are not interested in who is presenting and you don't value them. I took all my 1:1s out of the office to ensure that I was 100% focused on the individual.  Team Meetings: encourage everyone to share during team meetings to create a positive environment for feedback and inclusion Everyone perceives things differently: you might not favor anyone more than other person but if you move always ask to reschedule XX's 1:1 and never reschedule YY's 1:1, XX might perceive that you like YY more. Be careful of what you say or type. I stopped typing 'hey guys' in emails and used 'hey team' or 'hey folks'.  Always ask open-ended questions to encourage discussion. Can you explain this in more detail? Can you share your logic or why you believe this will be successful? Avoid "Yes" "No" questions.  Whenever possible play the role of devil's advocate; you want your team to be able to defend or justify their work. You might not agree with their plan but you have to let them try and fail as a teaching point.  It's okay to make mistakes. When you make a mistake, acknowledge this mistake and say it won't happen again. You are also a person and will make mistakes. Sadly, everyone makes a management mistake early in their careers.  Never become a blocker for someone. I traditionally responded to my team's emails and questions first then respond to everyone else (including my boss). If you cannot respond in a reasonable time frame, set a fair expectation with them.  Books Daring Greatly Radical Candor Good Boss Bad Boss Having Difficult Conversations The Daily Entrepreneur The Messy Middle Blitzscaling Shoe Dog Subscribe to newsletter   https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=95f4ae40cfac1c61a16e61a31&id=c81ea7f138 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch on  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete
47:35
June 27, 2019
Bank Shots: Luol Deng builds real estate empire, Tony Parker looks to help athletes as financial advisor, Female athletes in paradigm shift, & How 1st round NBA stars should plan
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15:18
June 26, 2019
Money Talks: Financial Habits with Carmela Hawkins
In this episode we speak with the founder of Melanin Investor, Carmela Hawkins. We go in on her path into the financial sports industry, recent trends of athlete investors, what one should look for to increase their wealth, and how to be frugal in the right way.  Subscribe to newsletter  https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=95f4ae40cfac1c61a16e61a31&id=c81ea7f138 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch on  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete
37:28
June 25, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Building Impact Through Community and Comedy with Lou Young
In this episode we interview  active professional football player and entertainer, Lou Young. We dive into the financial lessons he's learned through his career and the different ventures he's started through entertainment and impact.  Lou Young gives practical insights on the impact of networking, social media, and the business of sports.  Follow Lou Young on his youtube channel  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW0T34ALTAMzGAzxlUUp65w Subscribe to our newsletter  https://us14.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=95f4ae40cfac1c61a16e61a31&id=c81ea7f138 Use promo code PODCAST for all merch on  https://www.theloyalist.com/afrugalathlete
44:38
June 19, 2019
Bank Shots: Zion Williamson sues marketing firm, Athletes in Business, Nflpa's Athlete And Program, & Endorsements help Athletes create extra revenue
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18:11
June 17, 2019
Bank Shots: College Coach gives recruits money, VaynerSports partners with firm to stop fraud, Another Athlete jumps into VC, & Serena cracks Forbes
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15:48
June 13, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Marketing Yourself with Lillian Chukwueze
In this episode we interview former professional basketball player Lillian Chukwueze on her unique journey from basketball to real estate. How she developed side hustles and built her business through smart financial management and key networking. Frugal Takeaway quote: "Attention Turns To Dollars" Find Lillian Chukwueze on twitter/instagram: @flyhigh_lil For discount on merch use Promo Code PODCAST Subscribe to newsletter here www.afrugalathlete.com 
36:42
June 11, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Financial Perspectives with Hakeem Valles
In this episode we interview Hakeem Valles, former NFL player turned Real Estate Investor and Public Speaker. We uncover his mindset behind some of the financial strategies he's developed, dive into why he is bullish on LinkedIn, and his perspective on how his life and career led him to what he's doing now.  Subscribe to newsletter here  For more information check us out at www.afrugalathlete.com Follow up and reach Hakeem Valles here: "The fortune is in the follow up"  Twitter Instagram  LinkedIn Book recommendation : Rich Dad Poor Dad Frugal Athlete takeaway quote: "Be fully immersed in rather than just giving capital"
40:13
June 5, 2019
Bank Shots: Kawhi sues Nike, Young Players Skipping College Roadmap to Pros, USWNT Players Launch Business Venture, & Financial Advisor cuts his athletes for being Unfit
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14:10
June 4, 2019
Bank Shots: WNBA star looks to shake up Silicon Valley, What Russell Wilson learned from Jeff Bezos, and How New Balance turned Kawhi Leonard into a "Fun Guy"
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18:20
May 28, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: The Transition with Phil Costa
Phil Costa former NFL offensive lineman now Author of The Transition Playbook gives insights on his life and  how elite athletes should transition. Join in on the things he's learned from his own transition and interviewing hundreds of other elite athletes.  Pre Order Book Now For more information, check out  The Transition Playbook  Follow us for more insights on A Frugal Athlete Subscribe to Weekly  Newsletter Get Your Merch
27:39
May 15, 2019
"The Real Reason Why Athletes Go Broke" | Bank Shots
Subscribe to newsletter here Why Athletes have lost over 500 million dollars to financial fraud and how Chase Carlson is out to combat that issue Juju Smith-Schuster on building his social empire  The Real Reasons why NFL Players go broke Check out more at A Frugal Athlete  Get Merch here
19:32
May 14, 2019
"Arrington's lessons on money management" -- Mason's path to art entrepreneurship. Webster's dictionary. | Bank Shots
Subscribe to newsletter here Lavar Arrington on things he wish he would have told his younger self in terms of money management Desmond  Mason on his path from NBA to Art Entrepreneur Kayvon Webster publishes dictionary Check Out more on www.afrugalathlete.com For Merch 
09:58
May 7, 2019
Money Talks: Building Your Pyramid with Justin Bass
In this interview, we had the pleasure of speaking with Justin Bass, managing director of True Capital Management, about money management as it pertains to athletes.  Topics discussed include: Changing of the guard with how athletes look to invest Building a Solid Foundation How to control your Burn Rate Principles that help with money management What it means to be Frugal Quote from Justin: "Money talks, real wealth whispers" Book recommendation:  Lebron Inc Find Justin Bass on twitter or Linkedin Subscribe to our newsletter here Check out more on www.afrugalathlete.com
34:29
May 1, 2019
"Meet The Most Frugal Student Athlete Going To The NFL" | Bank Shots
Subscribe to Newsletter How much collegiate football players spend before NFL draft Christian Wilkins  is the most frugal athlete in the NFL draft Russell Wilson gifting his teammates Amazon stock Thoughts from Columbia's Venture Investing Program for professional athletes
18:53
May 1, 2019
Money Talks: The Power of LinkedIn with Sebastian Sam
Sebastian Sam former track star at Cal Berkely gives insight into why Professional Athletes need to use LinkedIn as a tool for not just a resume platform. Also dives into steps you can take to transition out of sports and his own company, Forever Athlete.  Book Recommendation: The Start Up of You - Reid Hoffman Subscribe/Follow to newsletter here
34:27
April 26, 2019
"Zion Williamson Social Media Dollars"-- Jake QB to entrepreneur. Shaq's Value On The Board. NBA Star embezzlement | Bank Shots
Zion Williamson  social media presence will change his future endorsements Jake Plummer's QB lessons translate to start up success Shaq and how he provides value as board of directors Michael Avenatti embezzles up to 2 million dollars from NBA star Subscribe to A Frugal Athlete Newsletter 
19:17
April 23, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Quincy Amarikwa Building a Conglomerate
A Frugal Athlete Episode with Quincy Amarikwa. Building a plethora of business under one umbrella using his professional soccer status as leverage. Currently playing for DC United, MLS veteran Quincy talks about his journey both on and off the field that's got him to this point.  From creating his own soccer business to starting his own media company to building out a whole ecosystem and even why he represents himself on the field, Quincy gives us his book on how to be A Frugal Athlete
1:04:00
April 16, 2019
"N.F.L = Need Financial Literacy" -- Luis Robles MLS Goal Keeper & Team Advisor. Chris Paul set to produce. Dwyane Wade seeks therapy | Bank Shots
Why K.J. Wright says NFL players need financial awareness  Luis Robles becoming his team's unofficial financial advisor Chris Paul signs deal to become producer Dwayne Wade seeks therapy to help with post retirement
12:40
April 15, 2019
Money Talks: Building A Brand with Tiffany Scott
Tiffany Scott of Elite8 Marketing gives insights on the ever changing landscape of athlete brands. How she was able to carve out a niche for her clients with partnerships with Youtube, Gillette, One37pm, and more. Scott also reveals how mentors and networks go a long way in the sports business world.   Welcome To Money Talks a series where we talk to financial advisors and business managers that represent professional athletes. Money Talks gives us behind the scenes expertise on how athletes can be frugal from the experts perspective 
45:11
April 3, 2019
"Thoughts On Abby Wambach Financial Awakening"-- Giancarlo Stanton TJ Maxx Ambassador | Bank Shots
Thoughts on Abby Wambach's recent remarks about spending money on cars and watches as well as Giancarlo Stanton's claim  that he still shops at TJ Maxx
14:29
April 2, 2019
"Lonzo Ball Fires Manager"-- Rob Gronkowski retires on a high note | Bank Shots
Current news including Lonzo Ball and the firing of his family business manager and Rob Gronkowski and why he is retiring on a high
19:51
March 25, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Zach Pfeffer From Youth Phenom To Investment Banking
A Frugal Athlete Episode with Zach Pfeffer. Signing for Philadelphia Union at the age of 16 years old in 2010. After a 7 year career he decided to retire and follow his passion in investment banking. This episode we talk about  how he navigated money management before he even had his drivers license, where he developed an interest in business, and principles that he's learned from soccer that help him now.  Zach Pfeffer's Top Book Recommendations on Investing  The Intelligent Investor More Money Than God The Most Important Thing Illuminated Mastering The Market Cycle When Genius Failed Liar's Poker Too Big To Fail The Only Game In Town Barbarians At The Gate King Of Capital New Tycoons The Big Short The Courage To Act Monkey Business Fooled By Randomness The Smartest Guys In The Room The Alpha Masters Security Analysis Capitalism In America Flash Boys On The Brink The Little Book That Builds Wealth Principles The Black Swan
39:41
March 21, 2019
"Boring Is Effective"-- | Bank Shots
Why being Boring may be the best financial advice for professional athletes and some lessons from the best and worst money moves from professional athletes
10:41
March 18, 2019
"Jason Witten's Football Return"-- HBO Shop Question Of The Day. Antonio Brown Leveraging His Platform. | Bank Shots
We discuss Jason Witten’s decision on returning to playing football, The Shop’s question about whether you owe your family money when you make it big, and why Antonio Brown is great example of an athlete with leverage ... subscribe to the podcast and follow the newsletter www.afrugalathlete.com
20:48
March 5, 2019
"High Flying Bird Movie Review"-- | Bank Shots
High Flying Bird review and frugal lessons we learned from the movie.  Check the movie out on netflix....leave a review on the podcast below 
14:12
February 14, 2019
" How Tom Brady Capitalizes"-- | Bank Shots
Tom Brady's excellence on and off the field. Quick call to action for all other athletes to take notes on how Brady capitalized on moments for his brand.  Newsletter
09:59
February 5, 2019
"Investing Guidelines" -- | Bank Shots
Quick insights on why there has been an increase of athlete investors and some rules and guidelines to follow if you are considering investing  Newsletter  Sudden Death
15:33
February 1, 2019
"CES & Sports Tech" -- Kyler Murray leverages careers. Reid invests in education. | Bank Shots
Quick recap of CES and thoughts on Kyler Murray using his leverage while Justin Reid is investing in his education. Subscribe to podcast and newsletter https://mailchi.mp/c6a33aeeda85/bankshots-694267
27:58
January 15, 2019
"Warren Buffet Learns From Lebron James" ---- Ryan Mundy Superbowl Portfolio. VanVleet enjoys labour of fruits. Spice Adams social stardom bet. | Bank Shots
First official episode of our stand alone segment, Bank Shots within our Frugal Athlete Podcast network. Bank Shots is our weekly recap on recent events as it relates to sports business and A Frugal Athlete. We discuss our thoughts on recent affairs as well as keep you up to date on all things happening within our world. All in all, this is a basically a deeper dive into our weekly newsletter which you should subscribe to as well as this. Link https://mailchi.mp/369385b019e8/bankshots In this episode, topics include: What Warren Buffet can learn from Lebron James Ryan Mundy superbowl champion on his ranging portfolio of ventures and investments Fred VanVleet making sure the fruits of his labour lasts Spice Adams turning into a social media star after a bet
30:53
January 7, 2019
We Have An Announcement To Make
It's been awhile but our podcast is back and we are here to stay. We are now a Podcast Network with two stand alone segments, A Frugal Athlete Podcast & Bank Shots and many other series type segments coming as well. Catch up on what we've been up to and what are next steps for us. 
00:29
January 4, 2019
A Frugal Athlete: Life Of A Free Agent
Quick recap on some of the World Cup stars and how they are frugal with their finances and career decisions. We talk about one particular star from the World Cup making a transfer. Speaking of transfers, NBA free agency is in full swing. We give insight to the mind of a free agent and why Lebron’s move to Lakers is more about his life than about basketball. Lastly we close with thoughts on a recent article about the power of LinkedIn pertaining professional athletes.
25:22
July 18, 2018
A Frugal Athlete: Knowledge Is Power with Arik Armstead
We sit down with Arik Armstead star defensive lineman for the San Francisco 49ers and talk about his journey both on and off the field. We take a deep dive into what he’s learned from a financial perspective so far in his early career, why knowledge is power, and the value in being more than just an athlete. Make sure you tune in for the many gems Arik Armstead provides.
29:43
July 13, 2018
How To Maximize Making The World Cup | A Frugal Athlete
World Cup starts tomorrow so you know we had to talk about that. But you know since it’s a frugal athlete over here, we are coming at it from a different angle. How athletes and student athletes can use big opportunities like the World Cup to set themselves up for the long run. We also dive into to another professional athlete hard done by a financial advisor and Reggie Bush winning his lawsuit against the now Los Angeles Rams
35:19
June 14, 2018
Forbes Sports Money | A Frugal Athlete
The annual Forbes Sports Money list that identifies the top 100 highest paid athletes came out and we dissect the list and all the figures behind it. From the compensation differences in salary vs endorsements to ventures that different athletes are doing to certain trends in the market. We also discuss Lebron’s 45,000 dollar outfits and why it’s okay for him to do that and not someone like me. Lastly, we quickly go over another list I came across with the top 50 most powerful people in sports according to Worth.
23:35
June 7, 2018
How To Choose The Right Partner In Marriage As An Athlete | A Frugal Athlete
This episode I go on a quick rant about professional athletes choosing their significant others and companions wisely. It doesn’t get talked about enough but divorce rates and child support payments amongst professional athletes are exceptionally high all things considered. So I talk about that and why it’s important to be upfront and communicate as well as cautious when it comes to dating.
19:37
May 24, 2018
How To Check Yourself From Getting Scammed By Financial Advisors | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode I talk about how colleges are helping student athletes create their personal brands. For example, Ohio St’s creative media department is working with their football student athletes to help build a personal brand. I discuss why former number 1 NBA draft pick Kwame Brown is suing Merril Lynch, Bank of America, and former financial advisor. I also share some tips on how you can avoid Kwame Brown’s current dilemma. Lastly, I make a quick shoutout to Christian Wilkins who decided to stay another year at Clemson and pursue his masters while working as a substitute teacher to help increase his draft stock instead of rushing to the NFL. Also acknowledge some more athletes who have taken it upon themselves to invest in their education and finish what they started.
27:51
May 17, 2018
Education Matters | A Frugal Athlete
Why Education is Important For Athletes and how to take advantage of furthering your education while playing. Also touch on why franchising is an ideal career opportunity for professional athletes in light of recent article on entrepreneur.
26:59
May 9, 2018
Athletes Are Brands Too Review | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode I talk about the news on the possible changes for College Athletes with the NCAA Basketball Rules I recap the NFL draft including Josh Allen and his previous tweets getting him in trouble and the brand impact the new rookies have I take some quick time to highlight team frugal of the week athlete, Arian Foster and how he transitioned out the game Close with some quick hits around the sports business world including another athlete, Robert Meachem, who was scammed by their financial manager Lastly, I introduce you to our brand new segment Book of the Month and share the book for May Athletes are brands too
23:01
May 2, 2018
How To Prepare For The NFL Draft | A Frugal Athlete
Nfl draft is tomorrow so I talk about the next steps athletes should do when getting drafted. Additionally, I talk about different things rookies should do after getting drafted and how much money doesn’t need to be wasted on a suit and clothes for that matter. I also chat about Steph Curry and his new media company partnership with Sony and why athletes need to think of themselves as media companies as Gary Vaynerchuck would say. I also take time to touch on other investments and moves athletes are making in response to Entrepreneurs latest article (https://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/most-entrepreneurial-athletes) and give thoughts on moves like Aaron Rodgers’ ownership stake with Milwaukee Bucks and Rob Gronkowski’s acquired stake in a race horse. I divulge in why tech is so popular for athletes with a quick shoutout to Jason Fox who we highlighted as our Team Frugal Athlete of the week. Lastly, we close with the changing landscapes of agents.
40:23
April 26, 2018
New Money Staying Rich Book Recap | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode I talk about the recent book I just finished New Money Staying Rich by Phillip Buchanon. I also talk about the new netflix original amateur , the movie that follows the life of a youth basketball phenom and his journey navigating his personal struggles on top of his hoop dreams. I also talk about different things around the sports business realm such as minor league player, Tyler Adkison retiring to start a crypto firm for athletes and kobe’s new espn show detail Lastly I divulge on some thoughts on why team sports with investing is important and other news in the sports business
33:53
April 20, 2018
Understanding Taxes | A Frugal Athlete
In this episode we talk about taxes and all you need to know when it comes to paying Uncle Sam from the athlete perspective. With light of recent news regarding Drew Brees we also talk about some skeptical investments athletes make. We discuss the importance of thinking before you tweet and how to carry yourself on social media due to the backlash Final Four Most Outstanding Player Villanova’s Donte DiVincenzo. Lastly, Lebron James and Nick Saban two of the more polarizing figures in sports today are in a little legal tussle, so we cover the insights behind that and leave you with some thoughts.
43:32
April 12, 2018
No More Breaks | A Frugal Athlete
After a little break we are back with episode 5 of A Frugal Athlete Podcast. We have a lot to catch up on. I talk about NFL free agency and franchise tags specifically Richard Sherman and Kirk Cousins. I also discuss my current situation as a Free Agent and Health Insurance. I also touch on how Kobe winning an oscar is great for athletes and what it means. Lastly we talk about Alex Rodriguez’s new show on CNBC Back in the Game.
32:25
April 2, 2018
So What's Next With Akachi Okugo | A Frugal Athlete
I sit down with Akachi, my brother and co founder, and talk shop on everything. We divulge in his world of basketball. From the different levels of the basketball professional ranks to NCAA and whether athletes should get paid. We also talk about how athletes can control their own story and avoid the question so what's next?
34:31
March 1, 2018
Resources for A Frugal Athlete | Bank Shots
In this episode I talk about the different resources that can help on your quest to be A Frugal Athlete. From books to podcasts to other platforms, this is great information that can build your financial base. I also highlight two athletes that are helping their peers become frugal athletes. I also divulge in what I learned at a Thuzio conference I went to and talk about another conference I’m attending at the NBA all star weekend. Books: Winning the Money Game , Athlete CEO, Brands Win Championships, Athletes Are Brands Too, Free Agent, Money Shot, New Money Staying Rich, Is There Life after the NFL, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Millionaire Next Door, Think and Grow Rich, Richest Man in Babylon, Pogues Basic Money. PODCAST: Dave Ramsey Show, Listen Money Matters, Stacking Benjamins, You Need A Budget, Smart Passive Income. For more information make sure you check the website www.afrugalathlete.com and follow us on all the s
25:11
February 23, 2018
What I Learned At NBA All Star Weekend | Bank Shots
This week’s episode I recap my time at the pursuit financial summit during NBA all star weekend. What I learned from the summit and also observations from people such as Miko Grimes surrounding the all star weekend. I also talk about Lebron James, All Star MVP and his mantra “More than an Athlete” in light of recent events due to his Uninterrupted X Uber collaboration with Kevin Durant. Also talk about the NFLPA externship program and why it’s important for athletes to use these opportunities presented to them. In addition I make some quick plugs on cool podcast to listen to as well as different athletes to follow on youtube. 5 YouTube professional athlete channels to follow Kevin Durant , Cedric Thompson, Matthew Sheldon, Quincy Amarikwa, & Paul Rabil Updated playbook to help you become a frugal athlete on the website as well afrugalathlete.com/playbook
38:21
February 22, 2018
A Frugal Athlete Podcast Intro
First official episode of A Frugal Athlete podcast. Founder, Amobi Okugo takes you through the journey of how A Frugal Athlete came about, what it means to be A Frugal Athlete, and what the podcast will consist of. Follow the website at www.afrugalathlete.com
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January 26, 2018