Episode 5 – From Employee to Employer – with Calvin Williams

Some say entrepreneurship is the new job security. We aim to explore what entrepreneurship looks like first hand and what it takes to be successful.

In this episode, Malcolm is joined by Calvin Williams, CEO of Freeman Capital, as they discuss what it takes to be an entrepreneur and how you can make your side hustle into your full time job.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • Calvin’s story of becoming an entrepreneur  
  • Why Calvin created Freeman Capital  
  • What sets Freeman Capital apart from competitors  
  • The financial planning associated with becoming an entrepreneur
  • Calvin’s advice to anyone wanting to pursue entrepreneurship  
  • And more!

Tune into this episode to hear real life stories and advice from someone who was able to make the leap into entrepreneurship.

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Manage Your Damn Money | Calvin Williams | Freeman Capital 


Episode 4 – It’s Tax Time. Should You DIY or Hire a Pro? — with Erica James

Do you dread the time of year when you have to file your taxes? Do you feel overwhelmed about how to file or all of the information you need? 

In this episode, Malcolm Ethridge is joined with Erica James, Manager and Client Advisor at SBSB Financial Advisors, and they dive into the conversation about tax time. In this episode, Malcolm and Erica identify when it might be okay for you to DIY your taxes and when you should consider seeing a professional! 

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • The differences between a CPA, EA and Tax Preparer 
  • Making Changes once you have submitted a tax return 
  • Why it is so important to maintain good records 
  • Why you need to do your due diligence when choosing a tax professional
  • And more!

Tune in now as we uncover some important reasons why you might consider doing your taxes DIY or hiring a professional for this once a year activity! 

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Erica James | SBSB Financial Advisors

Episode 3 – Are You Asking the Right Questions of Your Financial Advisor? — with Malcolm Hodge

Are you asking the right questions for yourself and your financial goals? When you first begin looking for a financial advisor, there are some things you should be asking yourself.

In this episode, Malcolm Ethridge is joined by Malcolm Hodge, strategic sourcing manager at Microsoft. Malcolm puts Malcolm in the hot seat, asking questions he needs answers to, keeping in mind the interests of fellow tech professionals and what they need to know when choosing a financial advisor.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How do you know if an advisor is a fiduciary and what this means 
  • The varying ways that financial advisors are compensated
  • What questions you should be asking your financial advisor before hiring them
  • Malcolm’s personal investment philosophy
  • And more!

Tune in to hear the questions you should be asking your advisor!

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Why It Matters Your Financial Advisor is a Fiduciary | The Intangible Benefits of Working With a Financial Advisor | Malcolm Hodge

Episode 2- Is Now The Time For Crypto? – with Sampson Williams

Everyone is saying now is the time to buy cryptocurrency. Is it something you should invest in?

In this episode, Malcolm is joined by Samson Williams, a professor and world renowned speaker on FinTech, Blockchain, and cryptocurrency. The pair dive into how crypto actually works, how to buy it, and all of the nerdy details in between. Samson also teaches Malcolm about the “religion” that is Bitcoin, and the dangers of getting caught up in the hype.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How Bitcoin works
  • The benefits and detriments of cryptocurrency
  • How cryptocurrency can influence the real world
  • The role of money within society
  • And more!

Listen to this episode to discover some of the ways that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology as a whole will influence the way we live and interact with money in the future.

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Manage Your Damn Money | Samson Williams | SamsonWilliams.com

Episode 1 – Meet Your Tech Money Podcast host Malcolm Ethridge

Welcome to the Tech Money Podcast, where all things tech and personal finance collide

In this premiere episode, Malcolm Ethridge kicks off his podcast by sharing how he got into financial services and who he enjoys working with. Malcolm discusses his passion projects, achievements and plenty more.  

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Malcolm got into the business and why he is so passionate about it
  • Why Malcolm works within the Tech related industry
  • What you can expect from The Tech Money Podcast
  • What success looks like for Malcolm
  • And more!

Tune in now to meet the host of the Tech Money Podcast Malcolm Ethridge!

Resources: MalcolmEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Manage Your Damn Money