How's your budget? Whether you have one or not, this is a great show to get your house in order, because Holly and Greg Johnson are here to talk zero sum budgeting. What is zero-sum budgeting and how can it help your family reach your goals? We'll tackle that on today's show! Plus, Jamie Wise joins us from the Buzz Indexes. What does the incoming President's tweets have to do with stock performance? Jamie covers that.
On the Haven Life line we discuss estate planning with Andrew (and his amazing choir). If his parents leave debts when they pass away, is he liable? Plus, we take your letters AND Doug gives us some verb-free trivia. Amazing!
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What's the best way to save or spend $1,000? We ask our listener-driven panel on today's show, as our new friends Kristie and Nathan join Doug Foley from the awesome Happiness of Pursuit podcast this week to tackle three fun topics. We also discuss items you shouldn't leave in your wallet, cybersecurity, the importance of a house cleaner, and more. It's a far-reaching discussion mom knows you'll enjoy.
In our Freshbooks FinTech segment we introduce you to Chime, the bank that's helping its customers save more money automatically (check out the interview for a SPECIAL OFFER only for our little SB family).
If anyone knows debt and how to clean it up, it's Nick Clements from MagnifyMoney.com. Today he comes back to the basement with Executive Editor at MagnifyMoney.com (and Brown Ambition podcast co-host) Mandi Woodruff. They talk about how to clean up all of your debt from December and how to chart a better path in 2017. We also talk to Tiffany "the Budgetnista" Aliche, about her January 2017 push, a movement called the Live Richer Challenge. We heard that over 250,000 people were taking the challenge and had to find out what it was all about.
In headlines, we tackle retirement planning in America. Suzanne Lucas penned an article at Inc. citing that over 30 million Americans don't have access to a plan, and we discuss what options people have to save. Also, our friends Matilde and Devin Carroll join us to help us learn an important French phrase, we throw out the Haven Life line to John, answer a letter from Derrick, and much more.
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Don't think that charm has anything to do with your money? Think again. How much you make is SQUARELY correlated to your ability to sell yourself to others. Jordan Harbinger spends his days researching the science and technique behind charisma and he's sharing secrets on the show today!
We also explore headlines about two credit agencies caught in a lie to consumers and yet another 401(k) plan lawsuit. We throw out the Haven Life line to Rick, who has a question about capital gains taxes AND answer another listener letter. Doug brings down the trivia, and much more!
To kick off 2017 we ask Len Penzo's magic 8 ball for the darkest secrets on investing, saving and hiding money in a bomb shelter. Can the 8 ball return to its previously spectacular form and predict next year's events? How did the 8 ball perform in 2016? We'll talk Donald Trump, the royal family, Len's portfolio of all things gold, the stock market, the economy, Tesla Motors, Marissa Mayer, and more on today's episode.
AND, as if that weren't enough, are you looking for a new job (or BETTER job) in 2017? In our Freshbooks Workplace segment, The Evil HR Lady Suzanne Lucas, discusses w/ Joe the steps you need to take when looking for a new job.
It's a great way to kick off 2017, and we're excited you're along for the ride with us!
To kick off our first new show of 2017, Brian Nelson Ford and Wendy Lawrence from Sun Trust join us to talk financial communication! Wendy AND her husband both lost their long-time jobs and were scrambling, and by getting all three of their children on the same page they were able to accomplish their goals. Also, in headlines, LPL Financial (a big financial firm) is in the news, we MIGHT help teach you a foreign language, Doug brings out some new 2017-style trivia, and much more.
But that's not all! We also throw out the Haven Life line, answer your letters, and generally kick off 2017 on the right note!
Back in 2015 Ethan Bloch, founder of Digit, wrote a fantastic (and controversial) piece about money myths. Griffin the Intern (the "FinTern") rewinds to when we asked him to talk about some of the more popular money myths people hold. Of course, it's a full episode of the show....so there's much, much more! Enjoy!
We'll see you back here with a NEW episode Wednesday!