Stripped Money Conversations with Lungile Mashigo

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Hosted by Lungile Mashigo, this platform brings inspiring money stories straight from top business minds, authors, influencers, inspiring individuals, and brands.
Learn about their financial philosophies, wins, failures, and habits. Plus, explore ways to get your money to work hard for you with no intimidating jargon because life is complicated enough.

Join these simple, candid conversations as we strip money down to its bare bones because the world of money has room for everyone.

Engage with us @strippedmoneyconversations across all platforms.

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S03E03 | Re-imagining small businesses and redefining success with Palesa

In this episode, I have a wholesome conversation with Palesa Hlabahlaba, CEO and Founder of RPH consulting (a business consulting firm). We wanted to talk about the importance of small businesses getting advisory services, but this conversation ended up being a lot more!

We chat about fulfilling your purpose, redefining success, and why “quitting” should be reframed, especially when a job doesn’t align with your dream. We even touch on how her company, RPH consulting helps people start, scale and make wise money choices in their businesses.

S03E02 | Stripping down township entrepreneurship with Bulelani

Get inspired about following your passion and treating it like a business!

Bulelani Balabala founded an initiative called the Township Entrepreneurs Alliance (TEA) in 2015 which has directly impacted more than 50 000 township entrepreneurs.

In this episode, in between the laughs, we talk about entrepreneurship, the SME landscape in South Africa, funding challenges for SMEs, opportunities for SMEs, how corporates can partner with SMEs, following your passion, social currency, some of his personal money wins, habits and losses and a whole lot more!

Tune in for a truly inspiring conversation.
Learn more about TEA Learn more about Geddes Capital

S03E01 | Alternative lending solutions for SMEs

We answer the age-old question: "How do I finance my business as a SME?"

SMEs often don’t have the capital to make the most of instant opportunities that become available to them as traditional funding from banks may not always be a solution. In this episode, I am joined by a formidable team from Geddes Capital (CEO, Brent Geddes and CIO Warren Deats) who strive to raise the bar when it comes to helping entrepreneurs raise capital for their businesses.

In this conversation, we strip down some of the funding challenges faced by SMEs in South Africa, alternative funding solutions that are available, how to engage with alternative funders and we even touch on possible funding solutions for your side hustle. Yeap! That’s right. Tune in and listen.

Guests: Brent Geddes (CEO, Geddes Capital) and Warren Deats (CIO, Geddes Capital)
Learn more about Geddes Capital

S02 Finale | Stripping down sports betting

Over the past few years, sports betting has emerged from the shadows and into the mainstream. A lot of people are starting to dabble in it. We have seen terrible stories of addiction and suicide linked to this but also triumphs and people getting to pay bills and pay off their school fees because of a bet.
So, with millions of sports fans looking to enter the betting market for the first time, I have brought someone who can help us understand it and then you can choose whether this is something that you want to do or not.
Today, I am joined by Mpumelelo Lembede, who has been in the online sports betting industry for over 10 years, and he will be helping us strip down sports betting!

S02E10 | Money-saving interior design secrets

Is it just me or did people really start focusing more on their homes since the pandemic? I've really seen more home content since then and I am loving it. Today, I chat with the fabulous Keshia Wylie who runs the Homing Pigeon - an interior design company to discuss money-saving interior design secrets.

You can reach out to Keshia here:

S02E09 | Stripping down how to ask for a salary increase

It's the new year and you've probably mapped out your goals - getting a salary increase could be one of them. In this episode, I am joined by the amazing Phiona Martin. Phiona is an award-winning Organizational Psychologist, Career Coach, and thought leader in the field of Talent Management and Career Development. She is also the founder and managing director of Talent Meridian, a consulting practice.
We talk about how to negotiate the salary increase conversation, how to deal with the expectation to submit your current payslip when applying for a new job, and how to deal with pay discrepancies in the workplace.
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S02E08 | 5 tips to manage your money better in 2022

Based on everything that happened in our economy last year and some of the most popular goals I (Lungile Mashigo) have seen people set for themselves this year, this episode gives you 5 tips to manage your money better in 2022!
The tips range from how to assess your finances to see where you can cut your expenses and how to think about purchasing a property in 2022.

S02E07 | Stripping down retirement

The cool guys on The Office Podcast asked me to join them to chat about retirement and I am bringing that conversation right here.
In this episode, among other things, we talk about the importance of saving for retirement, some considerations for when you switch jobs, and how you can be invested in your own financial journey.
The Office Podcast aims to help its listeners navigate the ever-changing world of work and its complexities.

You can find them on all major listening platforms or by visiting:

S02E06 | Stripping down Tisa Ntlawini's investment journey

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a sucker for easy, digestible information and if it comes from a cool young woman - even better!
I am excited to have on the show today Tisa Ntlawini, who runs @financialchats_tisa where she posts about her financial journey as well as ways to save money, particularly through exchange-traded funds and tax-free investment accounts. What I love about her is her energy, she started her investment journey just over 2 years ago and she has achieved so much since then.
One of the questions I often get is "How can I get started with investing?"
If you are wondering the same thing, then Tisa's journey will inspire you to get started.

S02E05 | Five money lessons from Squid Game

Squid Game is a Netflix show where 456 indebted, desperate people play children's games to claim the ultimate prize of roughly 750 million rand.
The hard-hitting truth that this show reveals the socio-economic inequalities that exist not only in South Korea but worldwide - it resonated deeply with our South African reality.
In this episode, I share the 5 money lessons we can learn from Squid Game which include lessons on gambling, spending wisely and being able to spot a scam.

Tune in to hear my take and please take the time to tag me on social media when you share your Squid Game money lessons.

S02E04 | Stripping down family budgets

Sticking to a budget over the long term is one of the biggest challenges in personal finance. Yet it's also a powerful tool for resolving financial problems and hitting your most important goals.
But have you heard about family budgets? I mean getting your family to agree on what to have for dinner can be difficult, so getting everyone to agree on a family budget could also be a challenge.
Today on the show I have Diana Granoux, Founder of the Family Finance Show - a personal finance podcast that takes us through the ins and outs of family budgets.

S02E03 | Stripping down CPI and the trust deficit in the SA economy

Today is part 2 of the conversation with Economist, Ntombi Mbele and we are going to be chatting about all things CPI (Consumer Price Index) and the SA economy.
Ntombi Mbele holds a BCom in Economics and Econometrics, a BCom Honours Degree in Econometrics and a Masters in Industrial Policy all from the University of Johannesburg.

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