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Fortune Favors the Bold - The Official Mastercard Podcast

Fortune Favors the Bold is a podcast about the unique and changing role money plays in our lives—and about what happens when we take risks, take control, and redefine our relationship with it. Hosted by data journalist Mona Chalabi, the series will tell stories about the rules of the game when it comes to money, and the people and organizations who are breaking them in ways that benefit us all.

This is the official Mastercard podcast, produced in partnership with Gimlet Creative.

Episodes
April 3, 2019 What We Talk About When We Talk About Money
Season One host Ashley C. Ford is back for this live bonus episode! She spoke with Nichole Perkins, co-host of …
Jan. 9, 2019 Small Business Is Everyone’s Business
There’s a misconception that small businesses are overshadowed by big businesses when it comes to driving the economy. The truth? …
Jan. 2, 2019 Better, Faster, Smarter: Cities of the Future
In 2012, for the first time in history, more people made their homes in cities than rural areas. But now, …
Dec. 12, 2018 Reskilling: Good for Workers…and Companies, too
What it means to be employed continues to shift. The old way of thinking? It’s up to employees to learn …
Dec. 5, 2018 Who Gets to Be Creditworthy?
Long-established methods for determining who gets credit are leaving a lot of people behind. In this episode, we’re talking to …
Nov. 21, 2018 Financial Literacy: Money Lessons for a Digital World
As technology changes at an ever-faster pace, it’s more important than ever to talk to kids about money. But that’s …
Nov. 14, 2018 Upward Mobility: Turning the Tide
Bootstraps, good attitudes and elbow grease? Sorry, that’s not enough to be upwardly mobile these days. See how individuals and …
Nov. 7, 2018 Coming Soon: Fortune Favors the Bold, Season 2
This season, host Mona Chalabi will help us explore the assumptions that shape the way we think about things like …
March 13, 2018 The Cashless Society: A Live Episode
Imagine using your phone to give a subway busker a couple bucks. Or, walking into a store knowing you won’t …
Feb. 20, 2018 Future-Proofing Your Career
The fact is, many of us are working jobs that were created in the past ten years— app developers, social …
Feb. 13, 2018 You 2.0
We use ID all the time. Maybe you use a driver’s license to prove you’re old enough to buy beer. …
Feb. 6, 2018 The Business Case for Doing Good
“It's not personal, just business" was a line that could have gotten you far in the 80s—but today, businesses need …
Jan. 23, 2018 The Next American Dream
It’s time to say ‘goodbye’ to white picket fences because that American Dream is history. In fact, the dream might …
Jan. 16, 2018 Modern Nomads: The Future of Work
Host Ashley C. Ford kicks off the series by examining the future of work through the lens of the gig …
Dec. 17, 2017 Coming Soon: Fortune Favors the Bold
This season, host Ashley C. Ford will examine the unique and changing role money plays in our lives—and about what …