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The Model Minority Myth

In celebration of May being Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage month, Dan Rooker, CFP®, CSLP®, and Lauryn Williams, CFP®, CSLP®, talk about the “Model Minority” Myth. As they unpack the cultural stereotypes, they dive specifically into how certain long-held beliefs and stigmas among the Asian American community tend to lead to costly education decisions which negatively affect their student loans and career choices, and uncover what we can do as a society to bring awareness to this crucial topic. In today’s episode, you'll find out: What the Model Minority myth is Why lumping people together into groups is dangerous territory The impact of stigmas, stereotypes, and cultural beliefs What is “tiger” parenting and how it impacts education choices How the pressure to conform can change your internal identity Why you shouldn’t feel resentment when asking for a promotion How to navigate leadership when you have minority-decent employees How the Model Minority myth impacts student loans Why Asian Americans are nudged into certain career paths Who the Model Minority myth affects The importance of sharing our stories and learning from others   Like the show? There are several ways you can help! Follow on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or Google Podcasts Leave an honest review on Apple Podcasts  Follow on Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn   Feeling helpless when it comes to your student loans? Try our free student loan calculator Check out our refinancing bonuses we negotiated Book your custom student loan plan

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Travis helps you navigate the insane world of student loans, especially if you owe $50,000 to $1 million. If you've ever spent too much time on the phone with your loan servicer, this is the show for you. Every week we share tips on loan forgiveness, investing, crushing debt, and how to get to financial freedom when you owe more than most people's mortgage.