279 A Million-Dollar Mission – Bernadette Joy Cruz Maulion

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Vulnerability, Speaking, Money, Mindset, Mission

279 A Million-Dollar Mission – Bernadette Joy Cruz Maulion


How big is your mission? Would you describe it as a “million-dollar mission”? Today’s guest shares her powerful journey of getting out of massive debt. She has a million-dollar mission to help others, and her story will inspire you to create your own powerful, valuable mission to reach others with your message and experience.

Bernadette Joy is on a million-dollar mission to mobilize young professional women to crush their money goals. She and her husband crushed $300,000 of debt, including student loans and mortgages while changing careers, starting a business, starting a second one, and sharing the journey along the way. Now she is 100% debt-free and shares her experience to help others adopt debt free lifestyles.

Bernadette Joy has an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and two Bachelors degrees in business and psychology from Boston University. Originally hailing from Queens, New York, she now resides in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, AJ. You can find her playing board games, hosting potlucks, singing karaoke or sharing debt-free lifestyle tips on social media.

We’ll explore:

  • Bernadette’s story of getting into debt, and her journey of getting out of debt.
  • What made her ready to share her story.
  • A peek inside Bernadette’s upcoming documentary.
  • How she came up the concept of a “million-dollar” mission.
  • Why sharing your story is so important.

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