The Host of Popcorn Finance
Chris actually entered college as an art major, but after taking a finance class for fun (who does that) he realized how little he knew about managing his own money and that he couldn't be the only one who felt this way. Chris switched his major to finance and his passion for personal finance began. While working in the world of accounting and financial analysis, Chris decided to launch Popcorn Finance in June of 2017.
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Through podcasting Chris has reached tens of thousands of listeners with over 1.7 million total downloads. In the years since the first episode of Popcorn Finance, Chris has interviewed 100+ financial experts, covered dozens of topics, and become a trusted source in the media.
In its first year, Popcorn Finance was named Best New Personal Finance Podcast by the Plutus Awards in 2018. In 2021 Popcorn Finance was awarded the Consumer Excellence Award in Media by the Washington DC-based non-profit Consumer Action. Chris has also been named one of the Top African-American Financial Gurus to follow in 2018, 2019, and 2020 by NerdWallet.
You can find Chris breaking down the latest personal finance topics weekly with Natalie Lizarraga on NBCLX and New England Cable News. Chris has also been featured by The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Forbes, PBS, Newsweek, CNBC, and many others.
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