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Stacking Benjamins: Earn, Save, and Spend Money With a Plan

Jun 29, 2015

Professional basketball player Tim Duncan is suing his financial advisor for losing $25M dollars. What went wrong? What's the lesson for all of us? We'll dig in today!

Deacon Hayes from The Well Kept Wallet joins the fun today, discussing commuting costs, illegal money habits and more with Paula Pant (Afford Anything)...


Jun 26, 2015

It's difficult to imagine an episode more fun than this one with Joan Sotkin. She talks about a horrible time when she didn't understand money, got into a ton of debt, and had to go through bankruptcy.

I'm sure you're wondering, "What's fun about that?"

Joan is an eternal optimist and found a way to claw back...


Jun 24, 2015

We try to stump the amazing Farnoosh Torabi of So Money podcast fame with your letters....but she's too amazing and answers FOUR of them with little help from us. Should you start a house flipping business with friends? What assumptions should you make in a financial plan? How do you fast forward podcasts? We also...


Jun 22, 2015

Another presidential candidate and ANOTHER financial idea....lump sum social security. We run this idea (announced recently by Mike Huckabee) by our roundtable panel of Paula Pant, Greg McFarlane, and special guest Linda P. Jones from the Be Wealthy and Smart podcast.

In our headline segment, it turns out Alex is being...


Jun 19, 2015

Peter Polson had been using a ledger since his dad gave him a family allowance, but lately, whenhe searched for budgeting tools, he couldn't find one as robust as Microsoft Money or Quicken. That's why he joined forces with Tim Johns and created Tiller, an application that uses Google sheets to help individuals...