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Trailblazers.FM: Black Professionals | Entrepreneurs | Leaders


Trailblazers.FM explores stories of today's successful black professionals. Get the know-how, confidence and resources you need to blaze your trail.

Jan 28, 2019

What does being financially independent mean for you?

Our featured trailblazer today is Jamila Souffrant.

Jamila Souffrant is a podcaster, writer and founder of JourneyToLaunch.com where she shares her journey to reach Financial Independence and helps others do the same. As a money expert who “walks her talk” she helps brave Journeyers; gain clarity around their finances and create an actionable plan to reach their goals.
 
Because of her money habits, Jamila and her husband saved $169,000 in two years and are debt free besides their mortgage. She is also a mom of three young children and currently lives in NYC. Her mission is to teach, inspire and help others reach Financial Freedom & Independence through her platform.
 
The Journey To Launch podcast was named one of  “27 Podcasts You Need To Start Listening To In 2018" by BuzzFeed. Jamila is also the resident financial expert on a weekly segment on News12, the most watched local TV news-station in NYC and has been featured in other notable media outlets such as Money Magazine, ESSENCE Magazine, TIME, Business Insider, Refinery29, CNBC & CBS

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