Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

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674 - 8 Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Homeownership
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Are you ready for homeownership? Find out if buying a home is right for you, how much you can afford, ways to save for a down payment, and tips to get an affordable mortgage. The more you know about the home buying process and prepare your finances it, the cheaper and less stressful it will be. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/8-steps-to-prepare-your-finances-for-homeownership https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  
673 - How Much Debt Is Too Much? 8 Warning Signs
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Using debt wisely comes down to understanding the difference between good and bad debt and the right amounts based on your income and goals. Laura reviews how eight ways to know if you have too much debt and simple action steps to protect your finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/how-much-debt-too-much https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
672 - What’s the Difference Between a Traditional and Roth 401(k)?
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If you work for a company that offers a retirement plan you might be confused about whether you should make traditional or Roth contributions. Laura reviews the critical differences to consider and how they affect your current taxes and future retirement. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/what’s-difference-between-traditional-and-roth-401k https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  
671 - Best Advice to Manage and Repay Your Student Loans
20 perc 671. rész
Understand the updated COVID relief for student loan borrowers and get tips to manage your federal and private student loans wisely. Knowing your options will help you find the best repayment options and relieve any financial stress. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/best-advice-to-manage-and-repay-your-student-loans https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
670 - Simple Strategies to Invest Money Wisely at Any Age
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This week's market turmoil underscores that using tried-and-true investment strategies is best. Laura gives an explainer about why everyone has been talking about GameStop and reviews seven simple principles to grow your money no matter if you're a new investor, have been at it for decades, or don't have much money to invest. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/invest-money-wisely https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
669 - How to Get Help or Give It to Someone in Financial Trouble
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Talking about financial troubles can be challenging. Laura interviews Dr. Jade Wu, a clinical psychologist and host of the Savvy Psychologist podcast, for wise tips. Listen to their conversation about helping others, asking for help, and getting better sleep when you're worried about money. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/coping-money-worries https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
668 - The Right Amount of Emergency Money to Keep in Cash
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Not sure exactly how big your cash reserve should be or where to keep it? Laura answers listener questions and explains how to build your emergency fund and keep it safe so you're always prepared for what happens in your financial life. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/how-much-emergency-funds https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
667 - 7 Financial Resolutions That Will Save You Thousands
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Making financial resolutions can get you fired up to create good habits and reach big goals. If you want to put thousands in your pocket and improve your financial life, consider adopting a few or all of these money resolutions. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/7-financial-resolutions-that-will-save-you-thousands https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
666 - What Is a Backdoor Roth IRA?
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Using a tax-free Roth to save for retirement is a smart move, but the Roth IRA door gets slammed in your face if you make too much money. Laura explains how high earners can still have one using a backdoor Roth IRA strategy. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/what-backdoor-roth-ira https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
611 - 8 Steps to Buying a Home You Can Afford
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When you're buying a home, mistakes can be costly. This step-by-step guide will help you check yourself before you wreck yourself. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/8-steps-buying-home https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
665 - 7 Pros and Cons of Investing in a 401k at Work
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Should you always use a 401(k) at work if you have one? Laura reviews the main advantages and disadvantages of workplace retirement plans. You’ll learn some lesser-known benefits and tips to make sure you'll have plenty of money when you’re ready to kick back and enjoy retirement. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/7-pros-and-cons-401k https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
664 - Should You Buy a Car with Cash or Get an Auto Loan?
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Buying a car is a big purchase, no matter how you pay for it. Laura answers a listener's question about whether to spend cash for a car when you have it. Find out the upsides and downsides of financing or paying cash for your next vehicle. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/buy-car-cash-or-auto-loan https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
663 - What's the Best Type of Mortgage for You?
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Choosing the best mortgage is an essential part of buying an affordable home. Laura explains different types of mortgages and popular home loan programs that every borrower should consider. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/what-best-type-mortgage https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
662 - 5 Tips to Help You Set Better Money Goals for 2021
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As 2020 comes to a close, it's more important than ever to create smart personal finance goals. Laura will help you reevaluate your priorities and get a fresh financial start with money goals that build security. EPISODE SUMMARY Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/set-money-goals-2021 https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
661 - What To Do If You Contribute Too Much to an HSA, IRA or 401k
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Over-contributing to various tax-advantaged accounts isn’t allowed, but can be easy to do by mistake. Laura reviews the contribution limits for various accounts and how to correct an excess so you avoid costly penalties. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/over-contribute-to-hsa-ira-or-401k https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
660 - How Many Credit Cards Should You Have for Good Credit?
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Should you fill your wallet with credit cards or limit the number you have? It all depends on how you use credit and what makes sense for your financial life. Laura explains how to use credit responsibly and determine what number of credit cards is right for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/how-many-credit-cards https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
659 - How to Pay Off Credit Card Debt
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Instead of paying high interest to credit card companies, it's time to whittle down your balances and use the money to build wealth for yourself. Laura answers listener questions and reviews seven ways to pay off credit card debt. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/how-pay-credit-card-debt https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
658 - 6 Tips to Find Affordable Health Insurance When You Become Self-Employed
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Becoming self-employed or leaving a job for any reason doesn't mean you can't get affordable health insurance. Laura covers six tips to find a health plan so you and your family get the coverage you need no matter your employment situation. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/affordable-health-insurance-self-employed https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
657 - Who Must Pay the Self-Employment Tax?
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Being your own boss can be rewarding, but missing tax deadlines or paying the wrong amount can lead to expensive penalties. Find out what solopreneurs and small businesses need to know about the self-employment (SE) tax and how to stay compliant. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/what-is-the-self-employment-tax https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
656 - Got Cash? What to Do With Extra Money
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No matter if you're a good saver or you get a cash windfall, it's critical to know how to manage your extra money wisely. Use this three-step plan to prioritize your decisions and shore up your financial security. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/extra-money https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
535 - 10 Strategies to Reduce Money Stress and Improve Your Finances
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You can can have money stress and feel anxious about your financial situation, no matter how much you make. Find out the root causes of money stress and 10 strategies to reduce it so you can have a more peaceful life. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/reduce-money-stress https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
655 - Mortgage Refinance? 5 Ways to Know If It’s a Good Idea
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If you’re a homeowner, it’s wise to stay alert for opportunities to reduce your mortgage payment by refinancing. Find out what a mortgage refinance is, common reasons to consider one, and five ways to know if it’s a good idea for your situation. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/mortgage-refinance https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
654 - 10 COVID Stimulus Benefits for the Self-Employed
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If you're self-employed with financial hardships due to the pandemic, there are various stimulus benefits that can provide relief. Use these ten options to improve your personal and business finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/covid-19-stimulus-benefits-self-employed https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
653 - Should You Transfer Balances to No-Interest Credit Cards Multiple Times?
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Considering a no-interest balance transfer offer? Find out how they work and can make paying off high-interest debt easier. Laura covers the pros and cons of balance transfers and whether moving debt multiple times can help or hurt you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/transfer-balances-no-interest-credit-cards https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
652 - 5 Options for Your Retirement Account When Leaving a Job
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Not sure what to do with a retirement account from an old employer? Laura covers five options for managing your retirement funds when your job ends. Handling your nest egg the right way is critical for preserving what you've worked so hard to save. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/managing-accounts-leave-job https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
651 - How to Tell the Difference Between Good and Bad Debt
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Laura interviews Howard Dvorkin from Debt.com about the state of debt in the U.S., tips for consumers and small business owners, how to prioritize payments, and ways to understand the difference between good and bad debt so you can eliminate them faster. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/difference-between-good-bad-debt https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
650 - 5 Tips for Building a Side Business
16 perc 650. rész
In this excerpt from Laura's new book, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, you'll get solid tips to earn more using low-risk business-building strategies. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-tips-side-business https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
649 - How to Make Money Investing in Stocks
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Find out how to make money investing in stocks while limiting your risk—even when you have little experience or money. You’ll learn the pros and cons of stocks and the best ways to own them to build wealth safely. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/investing-stocks-guide https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
648 - 8 Essential Rules for Surviving Financial Hardship
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If you're struggling with a financial crisis, follow these eight rules to manage money wisely, stretch your resources, and bounce back as quickly as possible. Acting as quickly as possible will help you understand solutions, limit the damage, and feel more hopeful about your future. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/8-rules-financial-hardship https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
647 - How to Use a 529 Plan to Manage Education Expenses
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Whether schools and colleges open up virtually or in-person in 2020, the cost of education is expensive. Laura explains how to use a 529 savings plan to make your money go further. You'll get tips for choosing the right plan, managing it wisely, and boosting your contributions. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/529-plan-education-expenses https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
646 - Guide to Managing Medical Benefits When You Leave or Start a Job
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Whether leaving a job is cause for tears or celebration, knowing your rights and options for medical benefits is critical. Laura answers questions about how to handle benefits during work transitions and gives tips for getting the most for your money. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/managing-medical-benefits-leave-start-job https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
528 - 14 Tips to Kill Impulse Buying and Save Money
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Instead of caving to impulse shopping, use these 14 tips and tricks to resist bad spending habits so you can save more money.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/stop-impulse-buying https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  
645 - Your 2020 Guide to Saving Money with an HSA
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A health savings account (HSA) is a wise way to cut taxes and save for the future. This complete guide will help you start an HSA and use it to your financial advantage. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/2020-hsa-guide https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
644 - 7 Big Insurance Mistakes to Avoid During the COVID Crisis
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There's never been a more important time to protect your health, life, property, and business. Avoid these seven critical insurance slipups to reduce your financial risk during the pandemic. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/covid-mistakes https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
643 - Wise Tips to Manage FOMO During the Pandemic
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Is FOMO (fear of missing out) causing you to take more risks—financial and otherwise—during the pandemic? Laura interviews Patrick McGinnis, who coined the term, about its root causes and wise ways to manage FOMO. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/tips-manage-fomo https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
642 - 5 Legal Documents You Need During a Pandemic
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If you get COVID-19 or experience another unexpected tragedy, these crucial documents can help you and your family manage money and make essential decisions with more clarity and less stress. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/5-legal-documents-pandemic https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
641 - Fifteen Retirement Account Rules You May Not Know
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Get familiar with 15 key IRA rules, including what’s new for 2020 related to coronavirus-related hardships. You’ll feel confident about using this retirement account no matter if you’re employed, self-employed, or unemployed.
546 - When to Cancel a Credit Card? 10 Dos and Don’ts to Follow
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If you've been thinking about canceling a credit card, it’s critical to understand how it will affect your entire financial life. Laura covers 10 dos and don’ts for when to cancel a credit card that will help you minimize credit damage and improve your finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/cancel-credit-card https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
640 - New Rules and 8 Tips for Getting PPP Loan Forgiveness
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Find out how to get a Paycheck Protection Program loan, document your expenses, and apply for loan forgiveness to keep your business operating despite the coronavirus challenges. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/ppp-loan-forgiveness https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
639 - 5 Things to Know About the Home Office Tax Deduction and Coronavirus
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If you're working from home more due to the COVID-19 crisis, you've probably had additional expenses. Laura answers questions about who qualifies for the home office tax deduction and how to claim this valuable tax break. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/home-office-tax-deduction-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
638 - Should I Use a High-Yield CD for My Savings?
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Laura answers a listener question about using CDs to stash her cash. Find out what a CD or certificate of deposit is, where to find high-yield CDs, and how to use them wisely when they're right for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/high-yield-cd-savings https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
560 - 8 Best Budgeting and Personal Finance Tools
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Laura reviews eight of the best personal finance tools to make sense of your money, stay organized, and achieve your financial goals. Read the transcript at  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-best-budgeting-and-personal-finance-tools https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
637 - Which Debts Should You Prepay First? A 6-Step Plan
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Hooray, you have some extra money each month to pay down debt! This 6-step process will help you decide how to use that money wisely to reach your financial goals. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/prepay-debts-plan https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
636 - How to Qualify for the Coronavirus Economic Relief Package
29 perc 636. rész
Not sure what coronavirus economic relief you qualify for or how to get it? Laura interviews Gerri Detweiler, Education Director for Nav and cuts through the confusion. You'll get solid advice whether you have a large business, are a solopreneur, or are an unemployed worker. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/qualify-coronavirus-economic-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
635 - Best Advice on Buying or Selling a Home During the Coronavirus
22 perc 635. rész
The economic downturn affects both home buyers and sellers. Find out how to make wise real estate decisions and stay safe during the pandemic. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Money Girl! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/buying-selling-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/money-girls-quick-and-dirty-ti-4196
634 - 10 Things Student Loan Borrowers Should Know About Coronavirus Relief
15 perc 634. rész
The CARES Act includes broad relief for hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including significant benefits for those paying off student loans. Laura answers a couple of questions and reviews what the relief is, who can use it, and how it impacts the future of your student loan repayment. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Money Girl! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/student-loan-coronavirus-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/money-girls-quick-and-dirty-ti-4196
633 - How to Manage Unemployment and Lost Business Income
38 perc 633. rész
Laura interviews Colleen McCreary, Chief People Officer at Credit Karma, for tips on how to navigate unemployment the best way possible. Find out how to get all the benefits you're eligible for after losing a job or business income due to the coronavirus crisis.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/coronavirus-unemployment-lost-income https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
632 - How the COVID-19 CARES Act Affects Your Retirement
20 perc 632. rész
Life during the time of coronavirus is moving quickly and new legislation called the CARES Act affects your retirement account. Money Girl answers questions about making contributions and withdrawals and gives tips for managing your money wisely during this difficult time. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/cares-act-retirement https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
631 - 10 Ways Coronavirus Tax Relief Affects Your Personal Finances
15 perc 631. rész
In addition to postponing taxes, the new coronavirus tax relief law affects other parts of your financial life. Money Girl reviews 10 things you should know about the benefits of tax relief for your personal finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/coronavirus-tax-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
630 - 5 Strategies to Manage Finances During Coronavirus Uncertainty
18 perc 630. rész
Feeling uncertain about how to handle your money or investments during the coronavirus pandemic? Money Girl covers five ways to make your financial health as resilient as possible and answers common listener questions. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/manage-finances-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
531 - 8 Investing Rules to Follow Even When the Stock Market Drops
33 perc 531. rész
No matter what happens in the stock market, these eight rules will help you invest wisely. Learn where to put your money to create financial security even when the stock market drops.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/8-investing-rules-to-follow-even-when-the-stock-market-drops https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
629 - 6 Ways a Fed Interest Rate Cut Affects Your Finances
15 perc 629. rész
What does a Federal Reserve interest rate cut mean for you and your finances? Money Girl explains how making some smart money moves now can work in your favor.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/fed-interest-rate-cut https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
628 - What is Credit Card APR and Why Should You Care?
14 perc 628. rész
Knowing your credit card APR is crucial for your overall financial health. Money Girl is here to help you understand APR and how it gets calculated on your account.
627 - Should You Pay Down PMI or High-Interest Debt First?
22 perc 627. rész
Should homeowners eliminate their Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) payment or focus on high-interest balances? Getting it right is essential to a healthy financial bottom line. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/pmi-or-high-interest-debt | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
626 - 5 Effective Ways to Get a Loan with Bad Credit
20 perc 626. rész
Getting a loan with bad credit isn't impossible. These five simple lending alternatives can help you put money in your pocket. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/5-ways-get-loan-bad-credit | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
625 - How to Insure Jewelry and Expensive Valentine's Day Gifts
18 perc 625. rész
If you assume that you already have coverage for a lavish Valentine's Day gift or don't need it, you could be making a huge mistake. Check out these seven tips for insuring valuables before buying them. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/how-to-insure-jewelry | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
624 - 8 Best Tools to Manage Every Aspect of Your Money in 2020
18 perc 624. rész
Get in the habit of using free or low-cost digital tools to make better financial decisions and achieve your goals. Money Girl covers eight of her favorite apps, programs, and websites that can take your money management skills to the next level. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/8-best-tools-manage-money-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
623 - 8 Things You Must Give Up for More Financial Success
17 perc 623. rész
To create more success, sometimes you simply have to give up what's holding you back. Money Girl covers eight ways to achieve your financial goals more easily. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/8-things-financial-success | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
622 - Your Guide to Claiming a Legit Home Office Tax Deduction
18 perc 622. rész
Does your side gig, freelance work, or small business qualify you to claim the money-saving home office tax deduction? Find out how to save money this tax season. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/home-office-deduction-guide | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
621 - 3 Ways to Earn Higher Interest on Personal and Business Savings
28 perc 621. rész
Tired of earning a pittance on your personal or business savings? Use these tips to find a bank that will help you earn more and easily make the switch. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/earn-higher-interest | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
620 - 7 Ways the SECURE Act Changes Your Retirement and Savings
19 perc 620. rész
The SECURE Act is the most significant overhaul of retirement and other saving rules in more than a decade. How will it affect your retirement and savings? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/secure-act-retirement-savings | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
574 - 10 Horrible Habits That Keep You from Growing Rich
19 perc 574. rész
Are these 10 counterproductive behaviors sabotaging your financial future? To do more with your money, you have to acknowledge (and lose) your bad habits. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-horrible-habits-that-keep-you-from-growing-rich | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
619 - How to Create a Personal Finance System for Money Success
26 perc 619. rész
Discouraged by your financial life? This four-part system will help you simplify your personal finances and do more with your money. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/personal-finance-system | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
618 - 10 Facts About Solo 401(k) Retirement Accounts You Should Know
22 perc 618. rész
A solo 401(k) is a great retirement savings option for the self-employed. These critical facts can help you use the account wisely and saving much more. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/solo-401k-facts  | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
617 - A 7-Point Money Checklist for Year-End Success
20 perc 617. rész
Before the New Year arrives, don't miss last-minute opportunities to save money. Use this 7-point checklist to manage your money wisely before the December 31 deadline. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/money-checklist-year-end | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
569 - 8 Ways to Make the Holidays Less Expensive and More Memorable
18 perc 569. rész
Don't let financial pitfalls of the holidays sneak up on you. Laura covers wise tips to make the season brighter, less expensive, and more memorable! TRANSCRIPT:  https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-ways-to-make-the-holidays-less-expensive-and-more-memorable | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
616 - 3 Affordable Financial Safeguards to Protect Your Health and Income
26 perc 616. rész
Financial peace of mind may be easier and less expensive that you think. These three surprisingly affordable safeguards should be pillars of your financial plan. TRANSCRIPT: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/protecting-health-income | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
615 - 6 Retirement Account Changes for 2020 You Should Know
23 perc 615. rész
2020 will bring a variety of beneficial tax changes to retirement accounts. Find out six ways to take advantage of them and start making plans to save more for retirement. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/retirement-account-changes-2020 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
614 - How to Create Foolproof Financial Safety Nets
22 perc 614. rész
Unexpected hardships can create big money problems. These ten financial safety nets will help you survive life's challenges so you can be prepared, not scared. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/foolproof-financial-safety-nets Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
613 - 10 Best Identity Theft Protection Tips
23 perc 613. rész
Once a thief has your confidential data, they can use it to wreak havoc on your financial life. These tips will help you prevent, detect, and fight against identity theft. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/identity-theft-protection-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
612 - How to Break Through and Overcome Financial Hardships
31 perc 612. rész
Do you need simple, real world tools to help you bounce back from financial challenges? Money Girl and AJ Gibson talk about his new book and how to live the life you were meant to live. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/overcome-financial-hardships Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
564 - 13 Warning Signs That You Have a Debt Problem
21 perc 564. rész
If you're not sure if you have a debt problem, Laura breaks down 13 warning signs you should know. You’ll learn red flags to watch out for that could prevent you from building wealth and solutions to turn around your financial life. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
610 - 8 Essential Recordkeeping Rules for the Self-Employed
23 perc 610. rész
Recordkeeping is crucial when you're self-employed. These eight rules will help you to stay compliant with the IRS and better understand your business now and in the future. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/recordkeeping-rules-self-employed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
609 - 5 Ways to Keep Your Day Job While You Start a Business
21 perc 609. rész
Starting your own business is a giant leap of faith. Here's how to face your career fears and prepare for the future by slowly adding entrepreneurship to your resume. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/start-business-day-job Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  
608 - 5 Ways to Cut Household Expenses and Save Money
30 perc 608. rész
Stop leaving money on the table and save on items you're already buying. Here are five clever ways to spend less without making big sacrifices. This episode includes a clip from Money Girl's guest appearance on the first episode of The Save Space podcast where Laura and host Kelly Sutton chat about about a variety of tips, including managing your household expenses. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/cut-household-expenses Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
607 - Should You Stop Saving for Retirement to Get Out of Debt?
23 perc 607. rész
Knowing whether to pay off debt or save for retirement is a common dilemma. Money Girl answers a listener question and provides a five-step guide to follow when you’re not sure how to manage your money. You’ll come away with a clear path to prioritize your precious financial resources. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/retirement-saving-debt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
606 - 7 Ways Having a Small Business Saves Big Money
31 perc 606. rész
If you already have a business or you're thinking about becoming self-employed, don't miss legitimate ways to reduce expenses, cut taxes, and save more. Money Girl reviews seven ways that having a small business saves you money. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/small-business-saves-big-money Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
605 - 5 Tips Every Renter and Homeowner Should Know About Insurance
25 perc 605. rész
There's alot that renters and homeowners need to know about insurance. Money Girl covers five essential insurance tips about the protections you get from basic renters and home policies, mistakes to avoid when buying a policy, and ways to save money on premiums. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/5-tips-homeowner-insurance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
538 - 7 Micro Habits That Create Financial Success
18 perc 538. rész
Find out what a micro habit is and how to use them to improve your financial life. They require minimal time, effort, and motivation, but can build up to huge, significant results when you make them part of your routine. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/7-micro-habits-that-create-financial-success Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
604 401(k) vs. IRA - Should You Pick One or Have Both Retirement Accounts?
24 perc 604. rész
Not sure if you should use a 401(k) or an IRA? Money Girl tells you how to prioritize retirement accounts and what pitfalls to avoid when you contribute to multiple types in the same year. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/401k-vs-ira-retirement-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
603 - 10 Pros and Cons of 401(k) Loans You Should Know
28 perc 603. rész
Thinking about tapping your retirement account? Money Girl covers everything you need to know 401(k) loans, including how they work, potential problems to avoid, and 10 pros and cons to consider before taking one. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/401k-loans-pros-cons Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
602 - 6 Steps to Budget with Variable, Irregular, or Unpredictable Income
28 perc 602. rész
No matter why you can't count on a regular paycheck, it's possible to create a money system that works. Money Girl has 6 strategies to keep you on track.   Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/budget-irregular-income Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
601 - Does Equifax Owe You? How to Claim Your Settlement Money
24 perc 601. rész
If your personal data was stolen in the 2017 Equifax data breach, you're entitled to make a settlement claim. Money Girl explains what happened, who's eligible for an Equifax payout, and how to file your claim before the deadline. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/equifax-settlement Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
600 - Don’t Get Tricked by These Tax and Social Security Scams
21 perc 600. rész
Fraudsters seem to get more creative in their attempts to trick you into giving up your personal information so they can wreak havoc on your financial life. Money Girl reviews the primary ways criminals try to dupe you and how to stay safe. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
599 - 8 Reasons Your Credit Score Dropped and What to Do
28 perc 599. rész
Did your credit scores drop for no apparent reason? Use these wise tips to boost your scores quickly, so an unexpected credit score dip doesn’t hurt your finances. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/credit-score-dropped Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
486 - The Ultimate Guide to Using a Balance Transfer Credit Card
20 perc 486. rész
Ever wonder if using a balance transfer offer could improve your personal finances? Laura explains in plain English how a balance transfer credit card works, how it affects your credit, and when it makes sense to use one. You’ll learn smart tips to cut your interest expense, save money, and get out of debt faster.  Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/the-ultimate-guide-to-using-a-balance-transfer-credit-card Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
598 - How to Choose the Best Investments - 6 Dos and Don’ts to Follow
26 perc 598. rész
Find out how to choose the best investments that create financial security without taking too much risk. Money Girl cuts through the confusion with six dos and don’ts that make it easy to invest successfully and with confidence.
597 - The Right Way to Talk to Your Aging Parents About Their Money
30 perc 597. rész
Making sure you're up-to-speed on your parent's personal finances is more important than you might think. Money Girl and Cameron Huddleston talk about her new book and the right way to have essential conversations with your parents about their money. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/aging-parents-money-talk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  
596 - How to Manage Health Benefits When You Leave a Job
23 perc 596. rész
Money Girl reviews what happens with common health-related benefits once you’re no longer employed. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/health-benefits-between-jobs Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
595 - Can Minors and Seniors Have a Roth IRA?
24 perc 595. rész
A Roth IRA is one of the most flexible types of retirement accounts ... if you understand the rules. Here's what seniors and the parents of minors need to know. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/minors-seniors-roth-ira Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
594 - How to Raise Your FICO Credit Score Instantly (and for Free)
30 perc 594. rész
Building and maintaining great credit is a cornerstone of a successful financial life. Money Girl and Rod Griffin from Experian discuss how you can manage credit wisely and raise scores instantly for free! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/raise-fico-score Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
593 - 7 Facts You Should Know About Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
24 perc 593. rész
It may be easier to get rid of your student loans than you ever thought possible! Money Girl answers a listener question and reviews seven facts you should know about wiping out education debt with different types of loan forgiveness programs. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/student-loan-forgiveness-programs  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
592 - FICA Alternative Retirement Plan—What Is It and Who Qualifies to Have One?
18 perc 592. rész
Which type of retirement account is right for you? Money Girl answers a voicemail question about using a FICA Alternative Plan, choosing the right retirement plan, and reaching your financial goals. Plus, you'll get an explainer about all those payroll taxes deducted from your paychecks. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/fica-alternative-plan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
591 - 5 Key Roth Retirement Rules You Should Know
21 perc 591. rész
Got questions about the ins and outs of using a Roth retirement account? Let's clear the confusion about the Roth five-year rule, who qualifies for a Roth, and more. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/5-roth-retirement-rules Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
590- 6 Tips for College Grads to Manage Money Like a Grownup
21 perc 573. rész
There's no reason the end of college life has to mean the beginning of money stress. Here are six fundamental tips you can apply now to set yourself up for a lifetime of financial success.
494 MG 4 Penalty-Free Ways to Use a Roth IRA Before Retirement
20 perc 494. rész
You probably know that using a Roth IRA to save for retirement is a smart move that also cuts your taxes. But what you may not know is that unlike other types of retirement accounts, you can spend it before retirement. Laura explains the unique flexibility of a Roth IRA and covers 4 ways you’re allowed to make penalty-free withdrawals from a Roth IRA to spend anytime you like. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pbbyEY Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
589 - How to Invest Money Like A Pro (Even If You Haven’t Started)
40 perc 589. rész
Money Girl and Chris Hill from The Motley Fool discuss common investing barriers and the best investment to own for long-term financial success.
588 - Behavioral Finance: Tips for Success With Money, Work, and Life
25 perc 588. rész
We all have emotions and biases that strongly influence how we handle our finances. Money Girl interviews Sheri Fitts, an author with expertise in financial services, marketing, and psychology. Find out the driving forces behind behaviors that are critical for building wealth and achieving your dreams. Visit our sponsor Spafinder at www.spafinder.com and use the code MONEYGIRL to receive 12% off $75+ your gift card purchase. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/behavioral-finance-tips-for-success-with-money-work-and-life  Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams 
587 - Selling Your Home? Avoid These Costly Mistakes and Pay Less Tax
28 perc 587. rész
Selling a home or investment property is a transaction that's loaded with tax consequences. Money Girl interviews Collier Swecker, a real estate professional who's also an attorney and tax law specialist, and breaks down what you need to know.
586 - Big Money-Saving Benefits of Travel Insurance
29 perc 586. rész
Before you leave home, don't forget about travel insurance. This often-overlooked coverage is a bargain for the big benefits you get. Find out the many protections you can choose, how it fills gaps in your medical coverage, the typical cost, and how to save money when shopping for a travel plan. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
585 - Buying Your First House? 7 Tips for Millennials and Other Generations
26 perc 585. rész
Getting ready to buy your first house? Money Girl helps you make one of the biggest purchases of your life with 7 tips to get prepared, save money, and become a happy homeowner, no matter your age. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/buying-your-first-house-7-tips-for-millennials-and-other-generations Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
584 - Are Financial Advisors Worth It? Insider Tips You Should Know
29 perc 584. rész
Are you wondering if a financial advisor can help you achieve your goals? Find out the different types of advisors, typical fees charged, and how to do background checks. Money Girl has insider tips about who can help, who to avoid, and where to find the right financial professional for your situation. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/are-financial-advisors-worth-it-insider-tips-you-should-know Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
583 - Your Guide to Building Credit by Using Credit Cards Responsibly
26 perc 565. rész
Credit cards are powerful tools that can help you build excellent credit—but they can also sink your finances. Money Girl answers a listener question about healthy ways to use credit cards. You'll learn how the credit system works, tips to manage cards, and how credit affects your entire financial life. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/your-guide-to-building-credit-by-using-credit-cards-responsibly Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
582 - 7 Tricks to Save Money on Auto Insurance
22 perc 582. rész
Auto insurance can be expensive and confusing...unless you know some insider tricks! Money Girl, Laura Adams, has 7 tips to stay compliant and safe, while also cutting your auto insurance costs. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/7-tricks-to-save-money-on-auto-insurance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
581 - What Should Your Net Worth Be?
28 perc 581. rész
Your net worth indicates how comfortable your financial future may be. Find out how to calculate your net worth and track it over time. How you compare by age as an individual or as a couple will help you make better financial decisions. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
BONUS: Introducing One Plus One
10 perc 562. rész
Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/OPO
580 - 7 Answers to Frequently Asked Income Tax Questions
35 perc 580. rész
Taxes are one of the most confusing aspects of personal finances. Money Girl answers to 7 common questions about paying income tax that will help you comply with the law, minimize what you owe, understand tax deductions and credits, pay household workers or nannies properly, and avoid trouble if you can’t pay Uncle Sam on time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/7-answers-to-frequently-asked-income-tax-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
579 - 5 Steps to Declutter Your Finances and Tax Records
23 perc 579. rész
Confused about what tax records and financial paperwork you need to keep? Money Girl, Laura Adams, helps you declutter your financial life, manage your tax records, and stay organized in 5 easy steps. Find out how long to keep important records and what to toss. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/5-steps-to-declutter-your-finances-and-tax-records Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
578 - Tips to Cut Taxes When You Work from a Home Office
25 perc 578. rész
Working from home comes with many benefits, including the home office tax deduction. Money Girl explains what this new tax break is, how to find out if you're eligible, how to figure your deduction, and how much money you could save. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/how-to-cut-taxes-when-you-work-from-home?page=2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
577 - How to Set Better Personal Finance Goals for 2019
25 perc 577. rész
Find out how to create financial goals you can stick with and achieve. Money Girl Laura Adams offers essential tips plus her 7 personal finance resolutions in 2019. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/how-to-set-better-personal-finance-goals-for-2019 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
576 - Pay Off Debt or Save? Your Step-by-Step Guide for Making Smart Money Decisions
26 perc 576. rész
Not sure whether to save, pay off debt, or invest for retirement? Use this 5-step guide to make smart money decisions. It will help you leverage your financial resources, reduce stress, and build wealth as quickly as possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/pay-off-debt-or-save-your-5-step-guide-for-making-smart-money-decisions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
575 - 4 Ways to Start a Retirement Account as a Self-Employed Freelancer
25 perc 575. rész
Self-employed people have just as many ways to save for retirement as those working a 9-5 job. Laura covers the rules, pros, and cons of four easy retirement account options that any freelancer or entrepreneur can use to create a comfortable, happy lifestyle in retirement. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/4-ways-to-start-a-retirement-account-as-a-self-employed-freelancer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
573 - Prevent ID Theft: 8 Tips on Credit Freezes, Locks, and Alerts
19 perc 573. rész
Identity theft is a growing problem, but there are ways to fight back. Laura covers eight tips for using a credit freeze, credit lock, or a fraud alert to block fraudsters from wreaking havoc in your financial life--plus, warning signs to watch for. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/prevent-id-theft-8-tips-on-credit-freezes-locks-and-alerts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
572 - 7 Ways to Manage Money Better Before Year-End
15 perc 572. rész
The New Year is when most people resolve to get their health and wealth back on track. But there are some great ways to improve your personal finances that can only be accomplished before the year ends. Laura covers seven tips to manage money better and hit your financial goals this year. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/7-ways-to-manage-money-better-before-year-end Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
571 - 5 Tips on Nondeductible IRAs and Taxable Accounts
21 perc 571. rész
Laura covers five tips for choosing the best types of retirement accounts for you and your family. Having more than one account is awesome, but the rules to qualify can be a little tricky. You'll find out what to do when faced with the choice of a nondeductible IRA or a taxable brokerage account. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/5-tips-on-nondeductible-iras-and-taxable-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
570 - 6 Ways the New Tax Rules Affect Your Retirement
16 perc 570. rész
The IRS recently announced that next year you can save more in different types of tax-advantaged retirement plans. Find out six ways the new tax rules affect your retirement. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
568 - A 6-Step Guide to Managing Your Student Loans
15 perc 568. rész
In this excerpt from Laura's new book, "Debt-Free Blueprint: How to Get Out of Debt and Build a Financial Life You Love," you'll get solid tips to manage student loans wisely and use lesser-known strategies to make education debt much more affordable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/a-6-step-guide-to-managing-your-student-loans Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
567 - Money Anxiety? 5 Numbers That Reveal Your Financial Health
18 perc 567. rész
Financial ratios and formulas are useful tools to gauge your financial health. By watching these five ratios over time you can easily see if your finances are moving in the right direction or need help. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/money-anxiety-5-numbers-that-reveal-your-financial-health Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
516 - 5 Steps to Grow Rich Without a Budget
25 perc 516. rész
Have you been putting off creating a budget or tried it with no success? Breathe a sigh of relief because you can still achieve your financial goals without one. Laura gives you 5 steps to grow rich even if budgeting isn't your thing. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/grow-rich-without-a-budget Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
566 - Starting a Family? 5 Money Mistakes New Parents Make
26 perc 566. rész
Becoming a parent is exciting, but it can be a huge stress on your finances if you're not prepared. Find out smart tips to save money and avoid common money mistakes that many new parents make. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/starting-a-family-5-money-mistakes-new-parents-make Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
565 - Got Old Retirement Accounts? 5 Costly Mistakes to Avoid
20 perc 565. rész
Having retirement accounts with previous employers can leave you unsure about what to do with them. Laura reviews your options five costly mistakes to avoid when dealing with your old retirement plans. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/got-old-retirement-accounts-5-costly-mistakes-to-avoid Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
563 - How to Save Money Using a Balance Transfer Credit Card
18 perc 563. rész
Not sure if a balance transfer credit card offer is right for you? Laura explains what a transfer card is, the pros and cons, and when it can help you save money. You’ll learn smart tips to cut your interest expense and get out of debt faster. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/how-to-save-money-using-a-balance-transfer-credit-card Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
562 - 10 Best Perks of an Amazon Prime Membership
16 perc 562. rész
Laura reviews 10 of the best money-saving benefits of being an Amazon Prime member. Find out if a membership is right for you and how to take full advantage of everything Prime has to offer. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-best-perks-of-an-amazon-prime-membership Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
561 - 6 Tips and Investing Strategies to Retire Early (and Without Penalty)
25 perc 561. rész
Ready to quit work or begin a financially independent lifestyle? Laura covers six tips and strategies to help you amass enough money to retire early and on your terms. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/6-tips-and-investing-strategies-to-retire-early-and-without-penalty-0 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
559 - 5 Ways Mindfulness Makes You a Better Money Manager
14 perc 559. rész
Find out how the secular practice of mindfulness helps you live more fully in the present moment and is a powerful way to take control of your finances. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/5-ways-mindfulness-makes-you-a-better-money-manager Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
558 - Your Guide to Getting a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
21 perc 558. rész
If you're a homeowner you might wonder if it's a good idea to dip into your equity using a HELOC. What's a HELOC? How do you get one? And should you use one to pay off a primary mortgage faster? A list of pros and cons to consider. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
557 - How to Know If Your Health Plan Qualifies for an HSA
19 perc 557. rész
Not sure if your health insurance qualifies you for a health savings account or HSA? Laura answers a listener question and covers the facts about what an HSA is and the rules to qualify for one. If your health plan qualifies, using an HSA is one of the best ways to cut your medical costs and save more money. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/how-to-know-if-your-health-plan-qualifies-for-an-hsa Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
556 - 6 Rules Every Investor Should Know About Retirement RMDs
25 perc 556. rész
While it might be a while before you begin taking distributions from a retirement account, there are important rules you should factor into your planning, no matter your age. Find out what retirement RMDs are, how they affect different types of retirement accounts, and 6 distribution rules every investor should know. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
555 - How to Retire With Enough Money and Income
23 perc 555. rész
Saving for retirement is the granddaddy of all financial goals--but how much do you really need? Find out where retirement income comes from and easy ways to figure the amount of savings and income you'll need to enjoy a comfortable retirement. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/how-to-retire-with-enough-money-and-income Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
554 - 3 Excuses Keeping You from Saving (and How to Kill Them)
22 perc 554. rész
If you're behind on saving, don't let common excuses keep you poor. Laura covers 3 reasons why you may not be saving for retirement and how to overcome them, no matter how much or little money you have. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/3-excuses-keeping-you-from-saving-and-how-to-kill-them Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
503 MG What Insurance College Kids Need and Tips to Save
23 perc 503. rész
Make sure you don't skimp on insurance needs for your college student. Laura answers a listener question about how to handle vehicles for students and shop for insurance. Plus, you'll learn other important considerations to protect your belongings and liability when you have kids away at school.
553 - Just Married? 3 Ways to Manage Money as a New Couple
15 perc 553. rész
Creating a streamlined financial life as a couple can be challenging. Laura answers a question from a struggling newlywed and reviews three approaches to managing money based on your relationship and financial goals. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/just-married-3-ways-to-manage-money-as-a-new-couple Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
552 - Buy or Rent a Home: Which Option Makes You Richer?
17 perc 552. rész
Buying a home can be a great financial move, but there’s no guarantee that you’ll always come out ahead. Renting can also be a smart way to build wealth, if you follow a few guidelines. Laura covers the pros and cons for owning and renting so you know which option will make you richer. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/buy-or-rent-a-home-which-option-makes-you-richer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
551 - 7 Financial Accounts You Need for a Richer Life
23 perc 551. rész
A key to growing rich is having the right financial accounts in place. Get the scoop on seven accounts that most individuals and families should have for more financial success. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/7-financial-accounts-you-need-for-a-richer-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
550 - 8 Tactics to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck
15 perc 550. rész
While escaping the cycle of living paycheck-to-paycheck isn’t easy, it’s possible to get ahead by changing your mindset, examining your lifestyle, and creating new habits. Once you free up even a small amount of discretionary income each month, it’s possible to build a better financial life with more security and less stress. And tune in for bonus tips from The Penny Hoarder on saving money on your power bills this summer. More at The Penny Hoarder: https://bit.ly/2tAnPnJ Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-tactics-to-stop-living-paycheck-to-paycheck Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
549 - A 5-Point Checklist for How to Invest Money Wisely
20 perc 549. rész
Tempted to roll the dice with a windfall to make a quick profit? Use this five-point checklist to know if your financial foundation is strong enough to make a risky investment and why investing for the long-term is the best strategy. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/a-5-point-checklist-for-how-to-invest-money-wisely Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
548 - Should You Spend or Invest Your HSA Funds?
16 perc 548. rész
Understand the many benefits of using a health savings account (HSA) and whether it’s better to spend your balance on medical costs or keep it invested for the long term. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/should-you-spend-or-invest-your-hsa-funds Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
547 - Starting a Business? Tips to Make Money on the Side
26 perc 547. rész
If you've ever wanted to start a business or make extra money on the side, there are some key considerations and tasks that increase your chances of success. Get wise tips about managing risk, incorporating, business banking, starting no-money ventures, and how to prepare financially before starting a business. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/starting-a-business-tips-to-make-money-on-the-side Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
545 - 9 Credit Rights You Should Know—A Quick Guide to Consumer Protections
14 perc 545. rész
Understanding your consumer credit rights can help you build credit, qualify for the best financial offers, and save money for decades to come. Laura gives a quick guide to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by reviewing 9 credit rights you should know. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/9-credit-rights-you-should-know-a-guide-to-consumer-protections Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
544 - 6 Ways to Save and Invest Money for Kids
22 perc 544. rész
Want to give kids a financial head start? There are many good financial vehicles parents can use to save and invest money for a child’s future. Laura reviews the pros and cons of six of the best savings options so you know which one is right for your family. And keep listening for a BONUS tip from The Penny Hoarder on simple ways to save money: https://bit.ly/2L3Sl0d Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/6-ways-to-save-and-invest-money-for-kids Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
543 - 5 Ways to Know When You Should Start Investing
19 perc 543. rész
Hesitant about becoming an investor? Learn five ways to know for sure when you’re ready to invest. Read on for a clear plan to prepare your finances and mindset to start investing, no matter how much or little money you have. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/5-ways-to-know-when-you-should-start-investing Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
541 - Choose the Right Retirement Accounts in 3 Simple Steps
27 perc 541. rész
If you’re confused by all the tax-advantaged retirement account options you can choose from, it’s time to get clarity and use them to build more wealth for the future. Laura walks you through 3 simple steps to choose the right retirement accounts for your situation. And keep listening for a BONUS tip from The Penny Hoarder on ways to earn money from the comfort of your own home!  Read the full transcript of Choose the Right Retirement Accounts in 3 Simple Steps Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows FOLLOW MONEY GIRL On Facebook On Twitter
540 - Tricks to Travel More With Less Money and Time
29 perc 540. rész
If you love the idea of traveling, but don't think you have enough money or time to get away, it’s time to reframe your mindset about chasing adventure. Whether you can only get away for long weekends or take extended tours, find out the tricks experienced travelers use to see the world on a budget. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/tricks-to-travel-more-with-less-money-and-time Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
539 - 9 Negative Items That Stay on Your Credit Reports
19 perc 539. rész
Positive information about your finances stays on your credit history for a long time--but the bad news is that negative information stays there too! Laura covers nine negative items that can appear in your credit history and for how long. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/9-negative-items-that-stay-on-your-credit-reports Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
537 - 10 Retirement Rollover FAQs That Will Make You Richer
20 perc 537. rész
Even though “doing a rollover” sounds like a cute dog trick, don’t underestimate its ability to save you some serious money. Laura answers 10 common questions about how to use a retirement rollover correctly so you avoid penalties, get more investment options, and continue growing your retirement nest egg. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/10-retirement-rollover-faqs-that-will-make-you-richer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
BONUS: Introducing Safe for Work: A New Podcast from Wondery
11 perc 522. rész
Part of loving the journey along the way to financial success is finding fulfillment in our day-to-day work. I know you'll love this special bonus clip I have for you today, which comes from a new podcast from Wondery called Safe For Work, hosted by Liz Dolan and Matt Ritter.
536 - Work from Home? Tax Reform Changes to the Home Office Deduction
17 perc 536. rész
Working from home, either as a remote employee or for your own business, has become common--but tax reform significantly changes who can claim a deduction for it. Laura explains the new rules for taking a home office deduction and how to use it to save money. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/work-from-home-tax-reform-changes-to-the-home-office-deduction?page=1 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
534 - 12 Credit Myths and Truths You Should Know
15 perc 534. rész
Building and maintaining great credit is an important part of your financial life. But there are loads of myths and misunderstandings about credit that can hurt your wallet. Laura covers 12 credit myths and truths you should know to save money and improve your finances. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
533 - 5 Steps to Create Your Own Self-Employed Benefits Package
29 perc 533. rész
Think you have to sacrifice benefits when you leave a traditional job? Laura explains how to create your own benefits package when you're self-employed and answers several related questions from Money Girl readers and podcast listeners. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/5-steps-to-create-your-own-self-employed-benefits-package Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
532 - 6 Tips to Simplify Your Finances and Keep Good Records
21 perc 532. rész
Feel like your personal finances are too complicated? It's time to streamline and declutter. Laura gives tips to simplify your financial life, stay organized, and know which financial records to keep and for how long. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/tips-to-simplify-finances-and-keep-good-records Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
530 - 7 Simple Reasons to Invest in a Roth IRA or Roth 401(k)
21 perc 530. rész
Roth accounts are a vastly underutilized and misunderstood way to save for retirement. Get the scoop on 7 ways you receive huge tax benefits, access to funds, and flexibility with a Roth IRA or a Roth retirement plan at work. Laura also answers a podcast listener's question about whether tax reform should make him re-think retirement account choices. Get the Money Girl book at https://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/benefits-of-roth-ira-and-roth-401k Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
BONUS: Introducing Business Wars
11 perc 515. rész
Today I'm excited to tell you about a new podcast called Business Wars. The way we live and the things we buy are always influenced by big businesses and the entrepreneurs behind them. Business Wars gives you the unauthorized, real story of what drives these companies and their leaders, inventors, investors and executives to new heights -- or to ruin. Hosted by David Brown, former anchor of Marketplace. From Wondery, the network behind Dirty John and American History Tellers.
529 - 6 Steps to Build or Repair Your Credit Before Buying a Home
26 perc 529. rész
Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first-timer, your credit score is a primary factor that mortgage lenders consider when evaluating your application. Follow these 6 steps to build or repair your credit before house hunting so you get approved for a mortgage that costs as little as possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/steps-to-build-or-repair-credit-before-buying-home Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
527 - Tax Reform Law: 7 Ways It Affects Your Personal Finances
24 perc 527. rész
Reforms in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act begin in 2018 and affect virtually every U.S. taxpayer. Find out which changes shake up your personal finances the most so you can prepare, avoid potential pitfalls, and keep your tax liability as low as possible. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/tax-reform-law-2018-ways-it-affects-your-personal-finances Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
526 - Should You Refinance or Consolidate Your Student Loans?
16 perc 526. rész
If you're frustrated by student loans it's time to get familiar with your options. Find out the difference between a student loan refinance and a consolidation, who can use them, and how to make your education debt more manageable and affordable. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/should-you-refinance-or-consolidate-your-student-loans Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
525 - 5 Steps to Create a Foolproof Money Strategy in 2018
18 perc 525. rész
It's time to kick-off the New Year with a solid money strategy for success! Follow these 5 action steps to create a plan that allows you to have more control, peace, and a better financial future. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/steps-to-create-money-strategy-2018 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
524 - 10 Best Ways to Lower Your Bills Now
17 perc 524. rész
Whether you need quick ways to cut expenses ahead of the holidays or just want to save more for retirement (or other financial goals), there are plenty of ways to put money back in your bank account. Laura covers 10 of the best ways to cut your bills and save more money now. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/best-ways-to-lower-your-bills-now Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
523 - Tax Reform Tips: 5 Best Moves to Save Money Now
12 perc 523. rész
The end of the year is always a busy time with holiday preparations and celebrations--but it's also a critical deadline for your personal finances and last-minute opportunities to save money. Due to pending tax reform, making smart tax moves may be even more important this year. Laura reviews five ways to save money based on the current tax law and what’s proposed for the future. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/tax-reform-tips-to-save-money-now Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
522 - 4 Financial Mistakes Couples Make When Moving In Together
12 perc 522. rész
Living with a romantic partner is a big step emotionally, legally, and financially. Find out how to set important expectations and avoid 4 common financial mistakes that could trip up your relationship. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/financial-mistakes-couples-make-moving-in-together Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
467 MG 5 Lesser-Known Reasons Why Your Credit Score Drops
19 perc 467. rész
Are you frustrated because your credit score dropped suddenly for no apparent reason? Laura answers a listener question and covers 5 lesser-known reasons why credit scores can drop unexpectedly. These tips will help you raise your credit score as quickly as possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2djn5i1
521 - Changing Careers? 5 Ways to Be Financially Prepared
37 perc 521. rész
Ready for a life change like quitting your job to pursue a new career, starting your own business, or going back to school? Making a jump is both exciting and risky. Find out what financial steps you should take before leaving a comfortable work situation to follow your passion. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/changing-career-financially-prepared Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
520 - Car Loan or Lease? 6 Tips to Know Which Option Is Best
20 perc 520. rész
A simple explanation on the differences between buying and leasing a car, and 6 Money Girl tips to know which option is best for you. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/buying-vs-leasing-a-car Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
BONUS: Introducing "When to Jump"
30 perc 503. rész
Check out this bonus episode from our new podcast, When to Jump! Learn more at www.whentojump.com/podcast
455 MG Buying a Home? Best Ways to Save Your Down Payment
16 perc 455. rész
If you're ready to buy a home you'll need enough down payment money to qualify for a mortgage. Find out how much you need, 6 tips to save faster, and the best places to stash cash for your new home. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29Lbovm
518 - How to Negotiate for More Money (Even When You Hear No)
25 perc 518. rész
Want a raise or promotion, but don't know where to start? Learn how to negotiate and get what you want, even if the answer is no! Find out how to make requests part of your work mindset, properly prepare for reviews, and use 5 steps to negotiate effectively. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/how-to-negotiate-for-more-money Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
517 - 5 Places to Invest After You Max Out a Retirement Account
24 perc 517. rész
Don't get confused about where to invest your extra cash. Laura answers a listener question and gives tips for the different types of accounts you can use to put away additional money when you’re a good saver, get a raise, or receive an unexpected cash windfall. No matter how much or how little extra savings you have, find out the right way to prioritize it. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/where-to-invest-after-maxing-out-retirement-account Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
515 - 4 Ways to Invest in Stocks with Little Money or Experience
22 perc 515. rész
Laura reviews 4 easy ways to invest in stocks with little money or experience and answers a podcast listener's question. You'll learn a simple strategy to invest confidently and wisely so you build plenty of wealth for the future. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/how-to-invest-in-stocks-with-little-money-or-experience Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
477 MG How to Stay Disciplined and Do More with Your Money
16 perc 477. rész
Have you ever felt frustrated, overwhelmed, or confused about a big financial decision? Most of us waffle about whether we should or shouldn’t spend money or make key financial moves. In this post, Laura gives a simple framework to stay disciplined and make better money decisions in less time, with a lot more clarity and confidence. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hZIda9 Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
514 - 8 Warning Signs of Identity Theft (and How to Fight Back)
23 perc 514. rész
Data hacks can leave you vulnerable to cybercriminals. Laura covers 8 warning signs to watch out for and how to fight back if you become a victim. Plus, she answers a variety of questions from readers and podcast listeners about topics including protecting kids’ credit, signing up for credit monitoring, and placing security alerts on your credit files. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11926 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
513 - Equifax Data Breach: 5 Steps to Protect Your Personal Finances
20 perc 513. rész
Cybercriminals hacked Equifax and took the personal information of 143 million Americans, about half of the U.S. adult population. If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance your personal information was exposed. Laura explains what happened and 5 steps you should take now to protect your financial life. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/11876 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
512 MG Natural Disaster Survival: How to Save Yourself and Your Finances
25 perc 512. rész
Natural disasters happen no matter where you live. Laura explains how to be properly insured, get a fair claim settlement, apply for federal assistance, work with contractors, and avoid scams. You'll learn how prepare for and deal with any type of natural disaster so you ’re in the best position to save yourself and your finances. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
511 MG Tax Q&A: Tips for Remote Workers, Freelancers, and Expats
19 perc 511. rész
Taxes probably aren't your favorite topic, but the more you understand about them, the more money you can save by legally cutting your tax bill. Laura answers seven tax-related questions about working remotely, living abroad as an expat, and doing freelance work. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
510 MG Is Owning Gold a Smart Investment?
15 perc 510. rész
If you've ever wondered if you should invest in precious metals, it's time to get more information. Laura answers a listener question about owning gold in light of the political climate. She'll explain why investors choose gold, how to buy it, and what amount might be right for your portfolio.
509 MG Work from a Home Office? Claim a Tax Deduction and Save Money
19 perc 509. rész
Claiming the home office deduction is a smart way to make certain expenses fully or partially deductible. But there are strict rules to qualify. Find out who can claim the often-overlooked home office deduction, which expenses are deductible, and how to figure out the amount you can deduct. Maxing out legal tax breaks helps you keep more of your money so you reach your financial goals faster. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
508 MG Social Security—Secrets to Max Out Your Future Benefits
25 perc 508. rész
Laura interviews a Social Security expert about how the program works and what you need to know even if you're nowhere near retirement age. They discuss who's eligible for benefits, pros and cons of taking early retirement, how to avoid expensive Social Security mistakes, and the future of the program. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
507 MG How to Open an IRA—Understand Eligibility, Rollovers, and Early Retirement
25 perc 507. rész
Retirement accounts can be the best way to secure your future--but the rules can be confusing. Laura answers four IRA questions about who's eligible, the rules for doing rollovers, and tips to retire early. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
506 MG Should You Pay Off Debt Before Investing?
28 perc 506. rész
Not sure whether to pay off a debt or to invest money instead? Laura covers the main pros and cons and shares a simple method to prioritize your precious resources so you accomplish key financial goals and build wealth as quickly as possible.
505 MG Credit Q&A: Build Credit, Dispute Errors, and Prioritize Debt
23 perc 505. rész
Laura answers questions about how to build credit, manage credit utilization, correct credit errors, handle past due accounts, and prioritize debt the best way possible. Read or listen to the audio podcast for key tips to maintain good credit for life.
504 MG Should You Use a 529 Plan to Pay for College?
30 perc 504. rész
Money Girl interviews a 529 college savings plan expert on how to fund higher education for yourself, a child, or grandchild without going broke. Learn how to choose the right 529 plan and use it wisely, how much to save, what the funds can be used for, and the tax benefits that make these special accounts the perfect way to save for college.
402 MG Finding the Right Partner for Life and Financial Success
15 perc 402. rész
Five important traits to look for when choosing a life partner (plus many to avoid) so you're more likely to have a happy and successful financial life together. Read the full podcast here: http://bit.ly/1F40uGs
502 MG Retirement Q&A: How to Choose Accounts, Manage Risk, and Cut Fees
19 perc 502. rész
Do you have concerns or unanswered questions about investing for retirement that have kept you from getting started? It's time to get more clarity so you can move your finances forward with confidence instead of staying stuck and never building wealth. Laura answer 3 questions about how to choose the best accounts, cut investment fees, and manage risk the best ways possible. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
501 MG How to Create a Profitable Side Business (and Keep Your Day Job)
29 perc 501. rész
Want to become an entrepreneur while avoiding all the potential pitfalls? Laura interviews Patrick McGinnis, author of The 10% Entrepreneur about why you don't have to choose between your current career and starting a profitable side business. Find out how to balance financial stability and volatility with grace and embrace where even a part-time venture can lead you. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://bit.ly/2sOhmWA Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
500 MG 500th Episode Special: The Story Behind Money Girl
16 perc 500. rész
Woohoo, it's the 500th episode of Money Girl! Let's celebrate by going behind the scenes. Laura shares the Money Girl story, how she got started as a personal finance expert and author, how the podcast began, its major influence on her career, and how the show gets created for you each week. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
448 MG 6 Options to Get a Loan with Bad Credit
15 perc 448. rész
While having bad credit can be a roadblock when applying for a loan from a traditional lender, it doesn't mean that you can't get a loan. Laura covers 6 lending alternatives to get a loan even if your credit is less than perfect. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1YkHwH7. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
499 MG Debt Q&A: Manage Student Loans, Credit Cards, and HELOCs Wisely
16 perc 499. rész
Handling debt wisely is one of the most important parts of your financial life. Laura answers 6 questions she recently received about student loans, HELOCs, and credit card debt. You'll learn tips to protect your credit, use existing home equity, manage student loan repayment, and prioritize your personal finances.
498 MG How to Find Scholarships and Pay for College Without Loans
21 perc 498. rész
Laura interviews Jocelyn Paonita Pearson, a scholarship expert and founder of The Scholarship System. They talk about how to pay for college without loans by using scholarship funds. After years of trial and error, Jocelyn cracked the code on how to get a free ride through college. She got over $126,000 in scholarships and graduated completely debt free. You’ll learn common scholarship myths to avoid, different types to go after, the best age to start applying, and a free resource to learn more. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
497 MG 5 Tips to Afford a Pet—What Owning a Dog or Cat Really Costs
14 perc 497. rész
We love our pets, but they can be expensive! Laura discusses what it really costs to own a pet and 5 tips to cut expenses for a current or new furry friend. This post is dedicated to her sweet yellow Lab, Dixie, who's resting in peace after 17 years of loyal companionship. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
496 MG Expert Advice on Getting a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)
36 perc 496. rész
Laura interviews Mike Kinane, a HELOC expert and Senior Vice President for Consumer Lending at TD Bank. They discuss just about everything current or future homeowners need to know about getting a home equity line of credit. You'll learn how you can spend funds, amounts you can borrow, qualification guidelines, potential fees, rules for claiming interest as a tax deduction, and what to do when interest rates are moving up. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2p6tZXx
495 MG Investing FAQs: How to Get Higher Returns, Retire Early, Do Rollovers, and Manage Multiple Accounts
27 perc 495. rész
It's time to get clarity on your investing questions. Laura answer 7 questions from the Money Girl community about a variety of investing and retirement topics. You’ll learn how to get higher investment returns, retire early, prioritize accounts, do rollovers, know when you should invest, and rules for managing multiple retirement accounts. Cut the confusion and you'll have more success! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2py0GAM
493 MG How to Make Kids Rich by Investing in an IRA
18 perc 493. rész
Ever wanted to make sure your kid would end up rich? The secret to having a secure future or paying for college could be setting him or her up with an IRA--an underutilized vehicle that many people miss. Laura explains the benefits of starting an IRA for minors, the rules for eligibility, how to open an account, and when you can spend the money penalty free. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2p1wfUG
492 MG Can You Contribute to a 401k and an IRA in the Same Year?
18 perc 492. rész
Taking advantage of a retirement plan at work and an IRA is a smart way to cut taxes and save more money for the future. But having multiple accounts can change the rules. Laura answers a listener question and explains how to avoid pitfalls so you leverage multiple accounts to reach your retirement goals. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2nJuaaB Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
491 MG 8 Ways to Legally Pay Less Tax and Save Money
18 perc 491. rész
There are many ways to legally shelter your income from tax so you save money. Laura explains 8 ways to reduce your taxable income so you pay less tax. You can take advantage of some or all of them, no matter how much or little money you make, to keep more of your hard-earned money. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/9591
490 MG How to Fill Out a W-4—Plus, 7 Reasons to Adjust Your Tax Withholding
19 perc 490. rész
Confused about how to fill out a W-4 at work? Laura explains what it is and how to complete it correctly. Plus, you'll learn 7 reasons when you should adjust your withholding so your employer doesn’t take out too much or too little income tax from your paycheck. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/node/9556
488 MG What Is a 1099 Form? 8 Things to Know About Taxable Income (in Plain English)
15 perc 488. rész
Taxes my not be your favorite financial topic but it's important to understand the basics. Laura explains what you need to know about 1099 tax forms. You'll learn what a form is, who issues and receives them, rules to comply with the law, and 8 key things you should know about taxable income. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mpBDeZ Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
487 MG Zombie Debt—Facts You Should Know About Old Accounts in Collections
17 perc 487. rész
No matter if you want to clean up your credit report or have an old zombie account coming back from the dead to haunt you, it’s important to understand your rights. Laura answers a question about old debt, explains the statute of limitations, gives advice for dealing with collectors, and offers 4 ways to handle accounts in collection. Get the Money Girl Book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mqLsMV
485 MG Healthcare Q&A: Reform, Rules, and the Role of HSAs
19 perc 485. rész
Health savings accounts (HSAs) are one of Laura's favorite ways to save money. She explains how they work, answers questions from podcast listeners about these tax-favored accounts, and describes the important role HSAs may play in healthcare reform under the Trump administration. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2mr0nq7
484 MG Got a Pay Raise? 6 Strategies to Manage Extra Money Wisely
23 perc 484. rész
Congratulations on your pay raise or bonus! Now it's time to get serious about how to use it to improve your finances. Laura covers 6 wise strategies to create more financial security, so you don't fritter away an exceptional opportunity to build wealth instead. Read the full transcript here:http://bit.ly/2kABa8Z
483 MG The Simple Truth Behind Growing Rich
32 perc 483. rész
Laura interviews Jay Papasan, bestselling co-author of The ONE Thing about how to set priorities and finally stick to them so you get extraordinary results. They cover productivity killers to eliminate, how to easily have more willpower, and a realistic way to achieve work-life balance. You'll learn the ultimate question to ask yourself every day to identify and stay focused on your number one priority that allows you to make huge improvements in your finances and life. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2kItbsS
482 MG Late Payments and Your Credit: Tips to Minimize the Damage
17 perc 482. rész
Laura explains what happens when you make a late payment, how your credit is affected, and gives tips to minimize the potential damage. Plus, she answers a question from a long-time Money Girl Podcast listener who’s wondering what to do about an account that accidentally became delinquent. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2lzjZZG
481 MG Investing Q&A: Smart Tips to Make More Money
19 perc 481. rész
Knowing where and how to invest money can be confusing and a little scary. Laura answers 3 questions from Money Girl Podcast listeners that will give you smart tips for setting financial priorities, leveraging retirement accounts, and knowing when it’s a good idea to use “robo-advisors” to make more money. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2iYdWNq
480 MG 5 Steps to Get Out of Holiday Debt Faster
19 perc 480. rész
If you started the New Year with some extra credit card debt, you might be feeling anxious if you can't pay it off in full. Instead of getting stressed, follow Laura's 5 steps to get out of post-holiday debt faster so you take control of your finances and move in the right direction. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2jiDEcb Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
479 MG Money-Saving Hacks to Beat the System
21 perc 479. rész
Laura interviews David Pogue, author of the new book, Pogue’s Basics: Money – Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) About Beating the System. You'll take away easy ways to outsmart retailers, leverage savings programs, and keep more of your hard-earned money, no matter how much or little you have. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2i8iVJb
478 MG The 8 Cheapest Ways to Pay Off Your Student Loans
26 perc 478. rész
Laura gives 7 tips to pay off your student loans the cheapest ways possible. She also interviews a couple who graduated with $600,000 of student loan debt after graduating from dental and law school. Find out their experiences, missteps, and tips for dealing with loans, having a repayment plan, and getting a great education for less. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2hHGM3S Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
475 MG What Is a Trust and Who Needs One? Expert Attorney Gives Advice
34 perc 475. rész
Not sure what a trust is or who really needs one? (By the way, they're not just for wealthy people!) Laura interviews Jules Haas, an attorney with more than 30 years of experience. They break down a heavy topic with simple language and examples. Find out the difference between a will and a trust, common estate planning mistakes you should avoid, considerations for couples who are not married, key legal documents that every adult should have, and how to get legal help when you need it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2h0Ggt5 Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
450 MG How to Prepare Your Credit for a Mortgage Approval
18 perc 450. rész
If you’re eager to move into your dream home, preparing your credit for a mortgage approvall should definitely be on your agenda. Laura gives 6 tips for building credit before you apply for a mortgage, so you get a loan that costs as little as possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1sUoe1c
474 MG 6 Ways a Trump Presidency Could Affect Your Personal Finances
18 perc 474. rész
No matter if you’re celebrating or protesting Donald Trump's victory for the White House, in this post I’ll cover 6 key areas where the President-elect could change your personal finances. You'll get solid advice to manage your money no matter what’s around the corner. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2f5zjpc
473 MG 10 Facts You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance
21 perc 473. rész
Homeowners insurance takes a bite out of your budget when you own a home. Laura covers 10 facts you should know about home insurance so you get the most out of it, fully understand the coverage, and pay less. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2g0TpmF
472 MG Can You Have Multiple Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)?
18 perc 472. rész
Managing one or more Health Savings Accounts can seem complicated. Laura answers a listener question about what do to when you end up with more than one HSA. Find out how these special accounts save money, the rules for using them, who can have one, and where to open one up. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2f9iZqI
471 MG The Truth About Finding and Working With a Financial Advisor
22 perc 471. rész
Laura interviews Tom Meyer to discuss really needs a financial advisor. Find out when it's the right time to hire a financial professional, how much money you should have, where to find one, how they're paid, and how to know you've found someone who's the best fit for your situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dWzUxP
469 MG Identity Theft and Social Media: 7 Tips to Protect Your Finances
14 perc 469. rész
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, Laura gives you 7 tips to stay connected with family and friends on social media as safely as possible so ordinary details you share won't be used by cyber thieves to hurt your personal finances. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2drUJRq Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
466 MG Best Ways to Cut the Cable TV Cord and Save Money
20 perc 466. rész
Tired of dealing with your cable company and paying sky high bills? Then it’s time to finally cut the cable TV cord and save money. In this expert interview we cover details like how much you can save, pros and cons, setup costs, watching sports, best devices and streaming services, and the first steps to get started. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2db6KWV
465 MG What Is an Inherited IRA? 5 Rules You Should Know
19 perc 465. rész
Laura answers a listener question and explains what happens when a friend, family member, or spouse leaves you an IRA. There are 5 important rules you should know to avoid costly mistakes that could trigger huge tax penalties with an inherited IRA. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkK9wf Get the Money Girl book at http://moneygirlbook.com.
464 MG 3 Simple Actions to Improve Your Personal Finances
10 perc 464. rész
No matter your current stage in life, there are easy ways to improve your personal finances. Laura covers 3 simple actions to take today to create more financial security, increase your options, have more peace of mind, and get closer to accomplishing your financial goals. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2chr34N
420 MG Are You Making Investing Too Complicated?
16 perc 420. rész
Stop making investing so complicated! All you need are these fundamentals to build a huge amount of wealth. Laura gives you the truth about how to start investing and which investments to choose. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1L5cYRZ
463 MG How to Spend Less on Clothes (and Build a Better Wardrobe)
16 perc 463. rész
Want a great wardrobe but don't want to spend a fortune building it? Laura gives men and women 8 smart tips to spend less on clothes and build a better wardrobe at the same time. You’ll learn how to create a wardrobe strategy, know what’s a good deal, find deeper discounts, and understand how to care for what you buy the right way so it lasts longer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bIvRo3
462 MG 6 Tips to Manage Money as a New Couple
17 perc 462. rész
Not really sure how to manage money as a new couple? It can be tricky, but Laura gives solid advice for how to know what's right for your situation. Use these 6 tips to avoid potential disagreements and create a great financial life together. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bsApyo
461 MG Getting Divorced? Here's How to Protect Your Money
25 perc 461. rész
Laura interviews Stan Corey, a divorce expert and author of a new book,The Divorce Dance. They talk about different types of divorce proceedings, financial mistakes to avoid, how to divide up assets the right way, how to get divorced when you don't have much money to pay for it, and more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bvvbla
460 MG Should You Invest in a 401k with No Matching?
18 perc 460. rész
Laura explains how 401k employer matching works and answers a listener question about what to do when your company doesn't match your retirement contributions. Find out if it still makes sense to invest in a 401k with no matching funds to boost your account. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2b7pY1S
459 MG What Is the Bonus Tax Rate?
12 perc 459. rész
It’s great to have bonus income, but the net amount can be surprisingly less than you expect. Laura explains the bonus tax rate and different types of income that get singled out for special tax withholding. Plus find out how getting a bonus also affects contributions to workplace retirement accounts like a 401k or 403b. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2btQNMy
458 MG Credit Q&A: Best Ways to Monitor, Repair, and Build Credit
15 perc 458. rész
Not only is having good credit a requirement for getting loans and credit cards, especially at competitive interest rates, but it affects other parts of your financial life--even if you never take out a loan. Laura answers 4 questions from readers and podcast listeners about how to monitor, repair, and build credit for life. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2aqxMNd
457 MG Canceling Credit Cards—5 Questions to Ask Before Closing Accounts
18 perc 457. rész
Not sure if you should cancel a credit card? Laura answers a listener question and gives you 5 questions to ask that will help you know whether closing a credit card will barely affect your credit scores or end up hurting your finances. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2a4wGr4
456 MG How to Pay Off Debt By Making More Money
24 perc 456. rész
Laura interviews David Carlson, author of the new book Hustle Away Debt. If you're ready to tackle debt or just have more security, starting a side hustle can be a financial lifeline. Find out the main types to consider, even if your 9 to 5 job leaves you with little time to spare. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/29IKsha
454 MG What Tax Do You Pay When Selling a Home?
16 perc 454. rész
Laura answers a listener question about how to cut taxes when selling a home. Find out what the capital gains tax is, how it's figured, and 6 tips to legally sell your home tax free. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28NRkVZ
453 Cool Tips to Save Money on Utility Bills
14 perc 453. rész
Laura interviews Bruce Lubin, co-author of the best-selling WHO KNEW? series of household hints books--and a new QDT podcast by the same name. We talk about clever ways to reduce energy usage and save money. Find out how Bruce gets his entire family on board to cut their utility bills. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28SOLpD Check out the Who Knew podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play! www.quickanddirtytips.com/who-knew
452 MG 3 Facts About Usage-Based Car Insurance That Can Save Money
12 perc 452. rész
Laura covers what usage-based car insurance is and 3 facts to know that can save you money. Learn the major pros and cons and how making a change in could drive down your car insurance rate. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/28QFAq0
451 MG IRA or 529 Plan—Which Is Better for College Savings?
15 perc 451. rész
No matter if you’re saving money to pay for college for yourself or a child, it’s important to use the right type of account so you get as many benefits as possible. Laura answers a listener question about whether he should use an IRA or a 529 plan for the best results. Read the full transcript : http://bit.ly/1O88phe
403 MG 6 Risky Situations When You Should Avoid Using a Debit Card
17 perc 403. rész
Understand risky situations when you should never use a debit card--plus, your liability and consumer rights for both debit and credit cards. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1N0qhWd
449 MG Use Business Principles to Grow Your Personal Wealth
23 perc 449. rész
Laura interviews Doug McCormick, author of the new book Family Inc. No matter your stage in life, you'll learn how to use business and corporate finance concepts to maximize your personal finances, make the most of your opportunities, and build wealth. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1sMw4dP
447 MG How to Grow Rich While Raising a Family
17 perc 447. rész
Laura interviews Kim Palmer, author of the new book Smart Mom, Rich Mom. Both men and women will take away smart tips to prepare for parenthood, adopt healthy habits, and make difficult choices that pay off in abundance during the financially challenging career and parenting years. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Z0RIoc
446 MG 10 Financial Products to Make Money and Create Security
20 perc 446. rész
Laura covers 10 products that everyone needs in order to create financial security, make more money, and manage your money the best way possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1TEey3y
445 MG The Best Strategies to Invest Your Money Wisely
18 perc 445. rész
Laura answers a podcast listener's question about how to invest money for higher returns. Find out how much and where to put your money so you create financial security without taking too much risk. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1qSZEgA
444 MG Tax Tips from IRS Insiders You’d Be Crazy to Ignore
19 perc 444. rész
Laura interviews tax pros Garrett and Deborah Gregory, a married team who worked for the IRS before founding Gregory Law Group, PLLC in Dallas, Texas. You'll learn what you don’t know about the IRS, but should; tips for the self-employed; how to stay organized; how to pay less tax; and much more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/22vzBYp
414 MG A Blueprint to Prioritize Your Personal Finances
18 perc 414. rész
Follow this step-by-step blueprint so you know exactly how to prioritize your personal finances. Use these 5 financial priorities to help set goals, leverage your resources, and build wealth as quickly as possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KF3Ib1
443 MG 8 Ways to Pay Off a Mortgage Early
18 perc 443. rész
Ready to pay off your mortgage? Laura explains who should pay off their mortgage ahead of schedule and who shouldn't. Learn 8 ways to get rid of your home loan as quickly as possible--if it’s a smart financial move for you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RFNSll
442 MG 5 Questions to Help You Get Rich
11 perc 442. rész
Laura covers 5 strategic questions that you must answer in order to get a grasp on your current situation and take your personal finances to the next level. How you answer the questions will identify what’s missing in your financial life, where you want to go, and who you need to leverage for help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/25pMeIz
441 MG 401k or IRA: Which One Should You Invest in First?
16 perc 441. rész
Confused about whether to invest in a traditional or a Roth retirement account? Laura answers a listener question that will help you understand the rules and prioritize contributions among different types of retirement accounts. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/22iW5kw
439 MG How COBRA Health Insurance Works
11 perc 439. rész
Laura explains what COBRA continuation coverage is, who’s eligible for it, and how to apply and shop for health insurance at the lowest possible price after you leave a job. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UeQNBC
438 MG Avoid 7 Spending Mistakes and Save More Money
20 perc 438. rész
It's time to face your bad habits and take control of your spending. Laura interviews money-saving expert, Andrea Woroch, for savvy shopping tips to protect your finances and save more money. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PXjXkB
437 MG How to Build Credit with a Secured Credit Card
15 perc 437. rész
Ready to improve your credit scores? Laura answers credit questions from podcast listeners and readers. She explains what a secured credit card is, where to find one, and how to use the account to build or repair your credit no matter your situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PXjMpo
436 MG How to Avoid Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) on Your Home Loan
13 perc 436. rész
Laura explains what private mortgage insurance (PMI) is and how to avoid paying it in the first place. If you’re already paying PMI, you’ll learn your rights for getting rid of it as quickly as possible so you can lower your mortgage payment and save more money. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1nWYEql
440 MG Credit Bureau Expert Gives Insider Advice on Building Credit
28 perc 440. rész
Laura interviews Rod Griffin, Experian's director of public education, about a variety of important topics that will help you build and maintain excellent credit, no matter your financial situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1M6sseF
435 MG Pros and Cons of a Getting a Reverse Mortgage
16 perc 435. rész
Get the scoop on what a reverse mortgage is, the different types, who can have one, and how much you can borrow. Plus, Laura outlines the main pros and cons to consider before getting one. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K70a37
434 MG Financial Q&A: Tips to Pay Less Tax or Get a Bigger Refund
20 perc 434. rész
Laura answers tax questions from readers, listeners, followers, and group members that will help you understand how to pay less tax, defer it, or to boost your tax refund and save more money every year. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PRgHV2
432 MG 6 Essential Habits of Financially Healthy People
14 perc 432. rész
Ever wish you were more successful with your personal finances? Laura reviews 6 key habits of financially healthy people that can add up to transform your life and give you a more secure, happy future. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/22LMkJi
431 MG Should You Get or Pay Off a Home Mortgage?
15 perc 431. rész
Laura covers 5 main advantages of having a mortgage, plus when it pays to wait for one. You'll find out whether you should pay off a mortgage early and how much debt you should have to maintain a healthy financial life. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1JYqU04
430 MG Investing Tips for College Students and Baby Boomers (Plus Everyone in Between)
14 perc 430. rész
Laura answers common investing questions from a young college student and a baby boomer. No matter if you're just starting out, getting close to retirement, or are somewhere in between, you'll get tips to make sure you have plenty of money for a comfortable retirement. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1O9dwNw
429 MG How Leasing a Car (and Getting Out Early) Works
14 perc 429. rész
Laura answers a listener question about how to get out of a car lease early. Find out how car leasing works, what to do if you need to exit one before it expires, and how it compares to buying a vehicle. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RpxFPU
428 MG Do Lost or Stolen Credit Cards Hurt Your Credit Score?
12 perc 428. rész
Laura answers questions about how replacements for lost or stolen credit cards affect your credit. Find out how to protect your credit and the best places to get your reports and credit scores for free. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MhUJIv
427 MG What Is a myRA Retirement Account?
16 perc 427. rész
Laura explains a brand new type of retirement account called the myRA. Find out the pros and cons, who's eligible to have one, and how to set one up. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JcPz0y
390 MG 4 Radically Simple Places to Invest
12 perc 390. rész
Find out Money Girl's favorite radically simple and innovative places to invest money right now - no matter how much cash you have to spare. Read the transcipt: http://bit.ly/1BrQElw
426 MG 7 Credit Score Traps You Should Avoid
16 perc 426. rész
Don't let common credit pitfalls hurt your financial life! Laura answer reader questions and covers 7 credit traps that could upset your personal finances if you’re not looking out for them. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WV1whw
425 MG The Truth About Debt and Death
12 perc 425. rész
Ever worried about having to pay a deceased family member’s debts or wondered who will pay yours? Laura Adams gives you the facts (and peace of mind, hopefully) about debt and death. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mmcf2U
424 MG 3 FAQs About 401k Retirement Plans
12 perc 424. rész
Laura answers reader questions about 401ks and 403bs, including what happens to your account if you get divorced, how to handle a retirement provider that doesn't seem reputable, and how to pay taxes due when you convert a traditional plan into a Roth IRA. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1GNpGZ2
423 MG How to Go Paperless (Securely) with Your Finances
16 perc 423. rész
Follow 5 steps to manage your finances with no (or much less) paper. Learn the pros and cons, a few paper exceptions to consider, and how to make a transition to digital record keeping as easy and comfortable as possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1P0C2Qt
422 MG 5 Retirement Options When You’re Self-Employed
17 perc 422. rész
Even if you don't work for a big company, you can still use a retirement account to cut taxes and save more for the future. Laura answers a reader question and covers 5 of the best retirement accounts to use when you're a freelancer, work part time, are self-employed, or work for a small company that doesn't offer a retirement plan. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RL0iEF
419 MG Credit Card Authorized Users—How to Avoid Getting Burned
12 perc 419. rész
Considering adding a partner, spouse, family member, or friend as an authorized user to your credit card? Or maybe you want to be added to someone else's card. First, understand the potential risks. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MsUTA6
418 MG When to Monitor, Freeze, or Put an Alert on Your Credit
14 perc 418. rész
Find out what to do when you find out that your personal data has been compromised. Understand the differences between a security fraud alert and a credit freeze, how they affect your credit, and the pros and cons of using a credit monitoring service. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OVW3qe
417 MG 8 Financial Truths That Can Change Your Life
13 perc 417. rész
Laura covers eight truths that have the power to transform your financial life. Use them to make better decisions, set the right priorities, and build more wealth. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1iNi2TU
416 MG Financial Q&A: Tips to Hack Money Management
14 perc 416. rész
It's time to hack money management so you earn more, save time, stay organized, keep on track with your financial goals. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Kemlke
415 MG The Truth About Credit and Insurance Rates
13 perc 415. rész
There's a surprising relationship between your credit and what you pay for insurance. Find out which states allow credit to be used in setting rates, which types of policies are affected, and exactly how much you'll pay for not having excellent credit. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LJok0e
413 MG 7 Ways to Save on Healthcare and Fitness
17 perc 413. rész
Are you taking advantage of money-saving fitness and health tax breaks? Laura covers 7 tips to take charge of your health and your wealth so you can feel good, look good, and live the lifestyle you want. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LjEMH4
412 MG Financial Q&A: Money Management Tips for Families
14 perc 412. rész
Answers to family finance questions including how to save for college, whether couples should combine accounts, and co-signing loans. Plus a bonus Q&A about using credit cards with the newest technology. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1hjU7dY
411 MG Why You Need a No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Card
17 perc 411. rész
Even if you're not a world traveler, you might get stuck paying foreign transaction fees on credit card purchases. Matt Schulz from CreditCards.com joins Money Girl to explain foreign fees, which types of cards you should carry when traveling, and the best no-foreign fee cards available to save money. Download the Travel Card Comparison Chart to easily find the right card for your situation. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K4g082
410 MG What You Need to Know About EMV Chip Credit Cards
8 perc 410. rész
Find out how technology is changing credit cards, what it means for shoppers, and whether it will really keep us safe from fraud. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ON3Kgk
409 MG How to Take Penalty-Free Early Withdrawals from Retirement Accounts
10 perc 409. rész
Understand the rules for taking distributions from retirement accounts and how to avoid paying a steep early withdrawal penalty. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1I708Xi
407 MG 3 Real Estate FAQs for Buyers, Sellers, and Investors
18 perc 407. rész
Money Girl answers 3 FAQs about real estate to help you succeed whether you're a buyer, seller, or investor—or even if you just plan to become one someday. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1K9QnoP
406 MG Advice for New Entrepreneurs Starting a Business
14 perc 406. rész
Money Girl answers a podcast listener's question about what entrepreneurs should consider when starting a business. Here are five tips to protect your liability, cut taxes, stay organized, and find professional help. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Jqmdxk
405 MG 8 Pros and Cons of Using Personal Loans to Consolidate Credit Card Debt
13 perc 405. rész
Money Girl explains the pros and cons of using personal loans to consolidate or pay off credit card debt. You’ll find out the best places to apply for a personal loan and how consolidating affects your credit. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1U5wsNp
404 MG 5 FAQs About Roth Retirement Accounts
16 perc 404. rész
Money Girl answers six Roth FAQs from readers and podcast listeners to help you understand how to use them to invest for retirement. Plus, she explains the best places to open up your Roth retirement account. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1HQDsc6
373 MG 5 Decisions Millennials Must Make to Grow Rich
12 perc 373. rész
Discover how to overcome common financial challenges and grow rich by making 5 important decisions. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/ZWPqhY
401 MG Should You Invest Emergency Funds or Keep Cash?
11 perc 401. rész
Find out how much emergency money you need, the best places to put it, and whether investing some amount of it is a smart financial move. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KsSPJB
400 MG 8 Credit Card FAQs and Tips to Build Credit
15 perc 400. rész
Money Girl answers 8 frequently asked questions about credit cards and gives tips to maintain and build credit. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1HEdUgl
399 MG How to Invest Money in Your IRA or 401k Retirement Account
13 perc 399. rész
Money Girl answers listener questions and explains how to invest money in your retirement account so you take the right amount of risk and reach your financial goals.
398 MG What Is the Statute of Limitations on Old Debt?
10 perc 398. rész
Money Girl explains what the statue of limitations is on old debt, and details 4 options to help you handle your unpaid debts. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Ht3PoU
397 MG 6 Tips for Finding a Financial Advisor
10 perc 397. rész
Money Girl details 6 ways to choose the best financial advisor for your situation and budget. Plus, get access to an assessment tool that makes it easy to rate and compare advisors, so you know which one fits your needs. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1NSDF2X.
396 MG Top Online Banks and Safe Banking Tips
13 perc 396. rész
Money Girl reviews the best online bank accounts, so you can see how yours stacks up! Plus, she offers 8 tips for staying safe when you’re banking online. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CxOT0G
395 MG When to Use a Balance Transfer Credit Card
8 perc 395. rész
Money Girl explains the right way to use a balance transfer credit card to save on interest fees, and pay off your debt faster. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Cb5C9V
394 MG Creating a Backdoor Roth IRA
11 perc 394. rész
If you make too much to be eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA, Money Girl explains how to create a backdoor Roth IRA - and whether this is a smart move for your situation and financial needs. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CbobOB
393 MG Roth or Traditional Retirement Account?
12 perc 393. rész
Money Girl explains what you need to know before choosing a Roth or traditional retirement account - no matter if you invest using an IRA, a workplace account, or both. Plus, download the free Retirement Account Comparison Chart to fully understand all the account features. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1CwQfiM
392 MG 3 Common IRA Mistakes
11 perc 392. rész
Are misunderstandings about IRA accounts keeping you from financial security? Money Girl details 3 of the most common mistakes that may be preventing you from using IRAs to build wealth. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1AkXSBz
292 MG Bank or Credit Union-Which Is Better?
7 perc 292. rész
Compare the benefits of using a credit union vs. a bank. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1M86q7l
391 MG How to Save Money on Healthcare with an HSA
13 perc 391. rész
Money Girl explains who’s eligible to have an Health Savings Account (HSA), the rules for using one, and how they help you keep more money in your pocket now, and in the future. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LEMJC1
389 MG 5 Best Investing Tips to Make More Money
10 perc 389. rész
No matter if you’re a newbie investor or have been at it for decades, it’s important to understand the fundamentals. In this episode, Money Girl reviews the 5 best investing tips to make more money, so you can achieve your long-term financial goals. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1zwEml5
388 MG What Is a Reverse Rollover for Your 401k?
12 perc 388. rész
Money Girl answers a listener question by explaining what a reverse rollover is, who should consider one, and the 10 main pros and cons to keep in mind before pulling the trigger. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1KkA7Bc
387 MG 6 Steps to Take After a Parking Lot Car Accident
8 perc 387. rész
Money Girl explains how to handle a parking lot car accident so you stay safe, don't break the law, and protect your finances. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1BAIg0k
386 MG 5 Surprising Homeowners Insurance Facts
12 perc 386. rész
Money Girl explains 5 surprising facts about what affects homeowner insurance quotes, plus how to save money, and how to prevent your premium from ballooning over time. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1Ey79ur
384 MG 3 Steps for Organizing Your Financial Records
14 perc 384. rész
Money Girl reveals a simple, 3-step system for managing financial and tax records, and staying organized. Plus, learn how to determine what financial records to keep - and for how long. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1tPpOkJ
276 MG 10 Ways to Save Money on Your Electricity Bill
8 perc 276. rész
As the heat rises use these tips to lower your utility bill. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1xLPH39
383 MG How to Do an Annual Finance Review
11 perc 383. rész
Money Girl explains why you should do an annual personal finance review, and reveals what important money lessons she learned in 2014. She also recommends terrific books to help you dive deeper into each lesson and set goals for accomplishing more next year. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1HBoxjT
382 MG How to Make Money (Legitimately) from Home
11 perc 382. rész
Money Girl explains why you should create multiple sources of income, the best ways and places to get started, and important tax considerations, plus tools and tips to make sure you make money from home the right way. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1DQ0MG5
381 MG 5 Best Ways for Making Loans to Family and Friends
13 perc 381. rész
Money Girl explains what you show know about giving, lending, or borrowing when it involves family or friends, so you can protect both your finances and long-term relationships. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1DQ0PSj
280 MG How to Invest in the Perfect Portfolio
8 perc 280. rész
Cut through the confusion and build a winning investment portfolio. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1vRkQRV
380 MG The Science of Gratitude and Financial Success
9 perc 380. rész
Discover the science of being grateful and how it affects your financial success. Plus, Money Girl reveals 5 tips to easily cultivate more gratitude in your daily life.
379 MG Buying or Leasing a Car: Which Costs Less?
11 perc 379. rész
Money Girl explains the costs of buying and leasing a car, the main pros and cons of each, and how to get the best return on your investment depending on your lifestyle, budget, and financial goals. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/11CMV4a
378 MG 5 Student Loan Repayment Options
9 perc 378. rész
Money Girl offers tips on how to manage education debt, and explains 5 student loan repayment options that can help you ease your financial burden, and save money. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1v4OhC4
377 MG What Is the Obamacare Health Insurance Penalty?
10 perc 377. rész
In this episode I’ll cover what you should know about the tax penalty for being uninsured. You’ll learn how to calculate the Obamacare penalty, what the increases will be in future years, and who gets a break from having to pay it. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1xycqjA
376 MG How to Make More Money
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Money Girl reveals ways to make more money that doesn’t involve getting a second or third job—or even going back to school for an advanced degree. Listen on for 5 tips and plenty of useful info. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/102YeBO
375 MG How to Save Money During the Holiday Season
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Money Girl reveals 5 tips to enjoy the holidays without getting a financial hangover you''ll regret in the New Year. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1shnFGr
374 MG 5 Tools to Mange Money and Fix Your Finances
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Discover the best financial and productivity tools to take your money management skills to the next level with less time and hassle. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1yK6cyW
223 MG Should You Pay Down Debt Early?
8 perc 223. rész
Find out what you should do with your extra money. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1BNIj6K
372 MG Self-Employed? When and Why to Incorporate Your Small Business
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If you're a freelancer, contractor, or own a small business, you may have wondered if you should incorporate your venture. Money Girl breaks down the pros and cons.
371 MG What Happens to Credit Card Debt When You Die?
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Find out the answer to common questions about may be responsible for credit card debt when you die.
370 MG Pros and Cons of Using an Annuity for Retirement Income
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Worried you won’t have enough retirement income? Find out what an annuity is, and the pros and cons of using one for retirement income.
369 MG 4 Major Disasters Homeowners and Renters Insurance Won’t Cover
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Money Girl breaks down what is and isn’t covered by home and renters insurance--so you'll know before its too late!
368 MG 6 Tips to Sell a House Fast in Any Market
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Use these 6 Money Girl tips to speed up the sale of your home without sacrificing profit, in any real estate market. Visit the website to read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1C2CSnv
367 MG Survive a Financial Crisis (and Still Get a Home Loan with Bad Credit)
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Money Girl explains how to get a mortgage with bad credit, and offers tips for surviving a financial crisis and rebuilding your credit as quickly as possible.
366 MG Tips for Saving Money on Travel and Cruise Vacations
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Money Girl shows you how to take a debt-free vacation and save serious money on a cruise vacation. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/1r9JY7c
365 MG 7 Investment Rules to Make Money
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Money Girl reveals 7 critical investing rules to make your money grow safely, and have a happy financial future.
364 MG When Not To Pay Off a Mortgage Early
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Money Girl answers a listener question about paying off a mortgage early and explains when to do it--and 3 situations when it’s a bad idea. Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/1s4K0ds
363 MG Improve Your Finances with a Personal Money Day Checklist
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Money Girl's tips for making a simple checklist and taking a Personal Money Day will help get your finances back on track. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1pbG5HP
291 MG Identity Theft and Your Wallet - 7 Items to Purge Now
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Find out what should never be in your wallet or purse.
362 MG Where to Rollover Your 401(k) Retirement Money
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Money Girl helps you find the best place to move your 401(k) to avoid tax and keep your retirement nest egg growing. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1qknmvH
361 MG 10 Tips to Save Money Shopping at Farmers' Markets
6 perc 361. rész
Clever tips to shop farmers' markets the right way and spend less. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1ox3ILZ
288 MG How to Make Decisions About Personal Finances
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Follow these 5 priorities to manage your money successfully.
360 MG How Retirement Accounts Save Money on Taxes
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Understand the ways retirement accounts help you save taxes and build more wealth for retirement. Plus, whether moving to a different state in retirement could affect the tax you have to pay. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
359 MG How to Get a Student Loan to Pay for College (Part 2)
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Understand all the ways you can get financial aid to pay for college, plus tips for managing student loan debt. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
358 MG How to Get a Student Loan to Pay for College (Part 1)
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Fund out what student loans and other aid available to students and parents to pay for college. Get the Money Girl Book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
134 MG Retirement Rollovers Can Be Tricky
6 perc 134. rész
Avoid paying steep taxes and penalties when moving your retirement money.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
356 MG What Are the Roth IRA Rules for Married Couples?
7 perc 356. rész
Find out what to do if getting hitched causes a separation between you and your Roth IRA. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
355 MG 8 Smart Ways to Spend Less Money and Save More (Part 2)
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In addition to paying less, the way you purchase items plays a huge role in your net cost. Learn 4 more strategies to spend less and save more. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
354 MG 8 Smart Ways to Spend Less Money and Save More (Part 1)
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Smart ways to keep more of your hard-earned money without having to sacrifice a thing. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
353 MG Should You Buy Pet Insurance?
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Find out what pet insurance covers, the best places to buy it, and 5 tips to know if you should get it. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
352 MG A Parent’s Dilemma: Save for College or Retirement?
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Whether you should save for college or retirement is a tough choice--find out how to prioritize your finances. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
351 MG Should I Use a Credit Repair Company?
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Find out if credit repair companies can really help you erase bad credit and get out of debt. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
200 MG Strategies to Build Wealth on a Budget
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Learn how to become rich by slowly growing your wealth over time. Get four strategies to build your personal fortune and create financial security even if you're on a budget.
349 MG 10 Costly Retirement Account Mistakes (Part 2)
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How to steer clear of 5 costly 401(k) mistakes that could hurt your finances.Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
348 MG 10 Costly Retirement Account Mistakes to Avoid (Part 1)
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Avoid mistakes with retirement accounts that could end up hurting your finances. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
250 MG Credit Scores and Your Frequently Asked Questions
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5 FAQs about credit reports and building a good credit score.
347 MG How to Pay Less in Taxes (Part 2)
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Get the scoop on claiming tax deductions, plus 4 strategies to reduce your taxes and save money.Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
346 MG How to Pay Less in Taxes (Part 1)
8 perc 346. rész
How 5 common tax credits can reduce your tax bill this year. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
345 MG How to Get a Car Loan With Bad Credit
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How to get a car loan when you have bad credit--plus, tips and resources to build and maintain excellent credit.Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
344 MG What Is the Marriage Tax Penalty?
8 perc 344. rész
Find out why married couples may be penalized, benefits of getting hitched, and how to reduce your taxes. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
343 MG 5 Ways to Save Money on Your Cell Phone Bill
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Easy ways to cut the cost of your smartphone and save more money. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
342 MG Financial Decisions You Should Make Every Year
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Improve your finances by making a few decisions on a regular basis. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
341 MG 5 Ways to Save Money on Home Insurance
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Find out how to get the best rate on home insurance, discounts you may be eligible for, and 5 tips to save money. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
340 MG Using No-Interest Credit Cards to Pay Off Student Loans
7 perc 340. rész
Understand special considerations for transferring student loans to no-interest credit cards. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
339 MG 5 Best Bank Accounts for 2014
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Find out the best bank accounts that pay high interest, have no fees, giver better service, and offer cutting-edge technology. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
158 MG How Much Insurance Do You Need?
10 perc 158. rész
Protect yourself by having enough of the right kinds of insurance.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
338 MG Obamacare: News, Rules, and Updates
6 perc 338. rész
Understand Obamacare regulations and recent changes for Americans. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
337 MG Rules for Your Health Savings Account (HSA)
6 perc 337. rész
Find out what a health savings account (HSA) is, who can have one, and how to use it the right way.
336 MG 7 Best Free Personal Finance Tools
8 perc 336. rész
Get organized, stay on budget, raise your credit, get competitive insurance rates, and much more, using free tools. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
257 MG 5 Clever Ways to Save More Money
9 perc 257. rész
Tips to keep more money so you can use it wisely
335 MG Do I Qualify for an FHA Home Mortgage Loan?
9 perc 335. rész
Find out what an FHA loan is, who qualifies for one, and the pros and cons of 3 different kinds of FHA loans. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
334 MG How Your CLUE Report Affects Insurance Quotes
5 perc 334. rész
Are you clueless about your CLUE report? Find out how insurers use it to set your rates. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
333 MG What Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Know
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Find out how to begin the home-buying process, what you can afford, special programs for first-timers, and more. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
256 MG 3 Things to Know Before You Cancel a Credit Card
8 perc 256. rész
Be strategic with credit accounts so you build excellent credit scores.
332 MG Can Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance Save You Money?
7 perc 332. rész
Find out how pay-as-you-drive insurance works, which companies offer it, and if enrolling could be a smart move for your finances. Get the Money Girl book: http://MoneyGirlBook.com
331 MG What You Should Know About Credit-Based Insurance Scores
7 perc 331. rész
Understand why credit-based insurance scores are used and how to improve them. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
330 MG Which Charitable Contributions Are Tax-Deductible?
8 perc 330. rész
Understand what kinds of donations and purchases are tax-deductible and how to claim them. Get the Money Girl book! http://MoneyGirlBook.com
329 MG 3 Fitness Tax Breaks to Save You Money
9 perc 329. rész
Find out how to save money while getting fit. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
328 MG Is There Insurance Against Losing Investments?
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When you lose investment money, find out how the SIPC helps you get it back. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
238 MG How to Stop Procrastinating Money Management
9 perc 238. rész
4 financial roadblocks and how to break through them to jumpstart your success now
327 MG How Borrowers Should Handle Rising Interest Rates
8 perc 327. rész
As the economy heats up and interest rates rise, find out how to save money.Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
326 MG Do College Students Need Renters Insurance?
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Find out when it does and doesn't make sense for college students to buy renters insurance. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
325 MG What Is Obamacare? 8 Facts Everyone Should Know
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Understand 8 important facts about Obamacare and health care reform. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
324 MG Don’t Miss Hidden Car Insurance Discounts
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Don't miss 10 money-saving car insurance discounts that help you keep more of your hard-earned money. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
323 MG Does Applying for Credit Hurt Credit Scores?
8 perc 323. rész
Find out what happens to credit scores when you apply for new credit or have an existing credit limit changed. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
322 MG How to Use a 529 Plan to Pay for College
9 perc 322. rész
To stretch your college savings, find out how to use a tax-advantaged account. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
297 MG Yard Sale Tips to Earn More Money
7 perc 297. rész
Your checklist to prepare for a money-making garage sale.
321 MG 5 Worst Money Mistakes Couples Make
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Find out the 5 worst financial mistakes that couples make--and how to avoid them for a happy future. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
320 MG How Do You Find a Financial Advisor? (Part 2)
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Using a financial advisor can be the key to improving your personal finances. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
319 MG How Do You Find a Financial Advisor? (Part 1)
6 perc 319. rész
Working with the right advisor can be the key to achieving your financial dreams. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
271 MG Financial Advice That Will Make You Rich
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5 principles of building wealth and achieving financial success.
318 MG How Can I Get Credit With Bad Credit?
8 perc 318. rész
Smart ways to build credit when you're recovering from a financial hardship.
273 MG Your Guide to the Roth IRA, Part 2
8 perc 273. rész
Fast track your retirement savings with this tax-advantaged account.
317 MG What Are Employee Stock Options and RSUs?
8 perc 317. rész
Types of stock benefits employees may receive and how they're taxed.
316 MG How to Increase Your Cash Flow (Part 2)
9 perc 316. rész
Turbo-charge your cash flow by owning the right assets.
315 MG How to Increase Your Cash Flow (Part 1)
8 perc 315. rész
Find out how to crush negative cash flow that's hurting your finances.
314 MG The Law About Debt Collections Harassment
7 perc 314. rész
Know how to put a debt collections company in its place.
266 MG PayPal or Credit Card-Which is Safer?
8 perc 266. rész
Get 7 tips to stay safe when you're shopping online.
313 MG Tips to Buy Permanent Life Insurance (Part 2)
7 perc 313. rész
Money Girl explains universal and variable life insurance and gives 5 tips for buying insurance.
312 MG Tips to Buy Permanent Life Insurance (Part 1)
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Money Girl helps you understand what kind of life insurance is right for your situation.
311 MG 6 Retirement Accounts You Should Know About (Part 2)
9 perc 311. rész
The best retirement plans to grow a nest egg for the future.
310 MG 6 Retirement Accounts You Should Know About, Part 1
9 perc 310. rész
Find out which retirement accounts you can use to grow a nest egg.
308 MG 5 Ways to Save Money on Car Insurance
9 perc 308. rész
5 tips to pay less for car insurance without sacrificing your safety.
307 MG Money and Kids: Tips for Teaching Children About Finances
9 perc 307. rész
Fun, easy ways to make your child a financial genius.
306 MG How to Buy a Home With Someone Else (Part 2)
8 perc 306. rész
Tips to avoid misunderstandings with a property ownership agreement.
305 MG How to Buy a Home With Someone Else, Part One
7 perc 305. rész
How to protect your finances when you cobuy real estate.
304 MG What Is an IRA CD?
8 perc 304. rész
Tips for buying CDs and whether you should own one in an IRA.
303 MG 3 Action Steps to Improve Your Credit Score
8 perc 303. rész
Why credit matters and simple steps to boost your scores quickly.
302 MG Should You Contribute to a Non-Deductible IRA?
10 perc 302. rész
Rules for contributing to multiple retirement accounts.
301 MG Ways to Use Retirement Savings to Buy a Home
8 perc 301. rész
How to tap retirement savings for down payment money.
300 MG How to Save a Down Payment to Buy a Home, Part 2
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Ways to save for a home down payment and where to keep it.
299 MG How to Save a Down Payment to Buy a Home, Part 1
6 perc 299. rész
Tips to save for a down payment and the best places to keep it safe.
298 MG How to Save Money (and Stress) When Moving
7 perc 298. rész
Cut the expense and hassle of your next local or long-distance move.
249 MG 7 Days to Healthier Personal Finances
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Take the 7-day challenge to improve your finances and future security.
296 MG How to Make a Balance Transfer Pay Off
6 perc 296. rész
Get rid of debt faster by using a balance transfer credit card.
294 MG Your Guide to Renters Insurance
7 perc 294. rész
Who really needs renters insurance and how to choose the best policy.
293 MG 7 Essential Rules to Build Credit Fast
8 perc 293. rész
Follow these rules to become creditworthy as quickly as possible.
290 MG Avoid Financial Problems in Your Relationship (Part 2)
13 perc 290. rész
Is your partner a financial match? Find out in this 2-part guest series.
289 MG Avoid Financial Problems in Your Relationship (Part 1)
10 perc 289. rész
Is your partner a financial match? Find out in this 2-part guest series.
287 MG Should You Use a 401(k) to Pay Off Credit Cards?
8 perc 287. rész
Is it better to have a retirement nest egg and debt-or neither?
286 MG Settle Debt or Pay in Full-What's Better for Your Credit?
7 perc 286. rész
Tactics to handle old debt and preserve your credit scores.
285 MG Who Needs Life Insurance? You Do!
7 perc 285. rész
Learn how much life insurance you need and where to get it.
284 MG Does it Pay to Go Back to School?
7 perc 284. rész
5 tips to decide when getting more education pays off.
283 MG 7 Things to Know About Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARMs)
9 perc 283. rész
Go under the hood of ARMs and see how they really work.
282 MG Family Financials: What to Expect When You're Expecting
7 perc 282. rész
7 things to consider before a new family member arrives.
281 MG Tips to Tackle Student Loans and Get Out of Debt
9 perc 281. rész
5 ways to pay less and stay on top of student loan debt.
279 MG Get Out of Credit Card Debt or Save-Which is Better?
7 perc 279. rész
Get an action plan to make the most of your money.
278 MG How to Buy a Home in 10 Steps, Part 2
8 perc 278. rész
Save money and time by hacking the home buying process.
277 MG How to Buy a Home in 10 Steps, Part 1
9 perc 277. rész
A step-by-step summary to hack the home buying process.
275 MG How to Invest a Windfall
7 perc 275. rész
A Checklist for smart ways to use unexpected cash.
274 MG How to Turn a Hobby Into a Business
7 perc 274. rész
Ways to fund a business start up and the tax rules to follow.
272 MG Your Guide to the Roth IRA, Part 1
8 perc 272. rész
Start using a Roth IRA to grow your retirement nest egg.
270 MG Credit Utilization-What It Means for Your Credit Score
8 perc 270. rész
Understand credit utilization and use it to boost your credit score.
269 MG Get Credit with No or Bad Credit
7 perc 269. rész
Get 3 facts about building credit when you have no or bad credit.
268 MG Should I Sell My Home or Rent It Out?
7 perc 268. rész
6 tips for getting a new mortgage when you already have one.
267 MG How to Save Money by Getting Fit
7 perc 267. rész
Fit people earn more money and pay less for medical expenses and insurance. Here's what you can do.
265 MG Tips to Make Extra Money at Home
6 perc 265. rész
Learn which home business can help you earn more.
264 MG Tips to Save Money on Groceries
7 perc 264. rész
Get 4 strategies to shop wisely and save a bundle on your food bill.
263 MG 9 Things That Can't Hurt Your Credit Scores
7 perc 263. rész
Learn what factors are never used to determine your credit.
262 MG Deduction Dangers, Part 3: Medical and Dental Expenses
7 perc 262. rész
Don't miss little-known medical tax breaks that can save you money.
261 MG Deduction Dangers, Part 2: Job Expenses
7 perc 261. rész
Find out which job-related expenses can help lower your taxes.
260 MG Deduction Dangers, Part 1: Mortgage Interest
7 perc 260. rész
Avoid common mistakes when claiming this tax break for homeowners.
258 MG How to Stay Safe from Debit and Credit Card Fraud
7 perc 258. rész
Get these important tips to protect yourself
255 MG How to Get Out of Debt Faster, Part 2
8 perc 255. rész
Tactics to reduce your debt balances ahead of schedule.
254 MG How to Get Out of Debt Faster, Part 1
8 perc 254. rész
Tactics to reduce your debt so you can pay it off faster
253 MG Do the Rich Pay Less Income Tax?
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Find out how income is really taxed and who pays the most.
208 MG Eight Investment Tips if You're Afraid of the Stock Market
10 perc 208. rész
Taking too much investment risk can be dangerous for your portfolio, but keeping money in the bank can be risky, too. Get 8 investment tips to build wealth even if you hate taking risk.
252 MG Top 5 Financial Benefits of Owning a Home
8 perc 252. rész
Find out how buying a home can improve your personal finances
251 MG What is an IRA Rollover?
7 perc 251. rész
Find out how to move money between retirement accounts tax free.
248 MG How Do Credit Cards Really Work?
9 perc 248. rész
Understand credit card fees so you can avoid paying them
247 MG 5 Year-End Tips to Save Money on Taxes
8 perc 247. rész
Follow these 5 simple strategies now to cut your tax bill.
246 MG 7 Money-Saving Holiday Shopping Tips
9 perc 246. rész
Great ideas to make your holiday more memorable and less expensive.
245 MG Safety Nets for Your Personal Finances
9 perc 245. rész
Learn 4 ways to keep your finances safe in case the unexpected happens
244 MG Should You File Bankruptcy?
9 perc 244. rész
Find out if bankruptcy is the right move-plus, 5 myths to ignore.
243 MG Should You Raid Your IRA or 401(k) Retirement Plan to Pay Off Debt?
9 perc 243. rész
Learn the options for making early withdrawals from your retirement accounts.
242 MG How to Save Money Using High Deductible Health Insurance
10 perc 242. rész
Choosing the right health insurance can keep you and your finances healthy.
241 MG 5 How To Switch to a Free Bank Account in 5 Simple Steps
8 perc 241. rész
How to make a smooth transition to a better, no-fee bank
240 MG 5 Best Web Tools for Money Management
9 perc 240. rész
Master your money with cutting-edge personal finance technology.
239 MG How to Make Money with Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs)
9 perc 239. rész
Learn to build a perfect portfolio by investing in ETFs.
237 MG Three Personal Finance Rules for New Graduates
9 perc 237. rész
Set yourself up for financial success with these 3 easy money rules.
236 MG Ask Yourself 5 Money-Making Questions
9 perc 236. rész
Take your finances to the next level by answering 5 questions.
235 MG Five Lessons to Grow Rich
8 perc 235. rész
Take lessons from millionaires to build wealth quickly.
234 MG How to Use a SIMPLE IRA or 401(k) Retirement Plan
8 perc 234. rész
If you have business income you can boost your retirement nest egg.
233 MG Should Students or Parents Pay for College?
10 perc 233. rész
Get 6 tips on the best ways to pay for college.
124 MG Student Loans Unite!
6 perc 124. rész
Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
232 MG 5 Smart Money Tips for Couples
8 perc 232. rész
How to end money conflicts in your relationship for good.
231 MG 5 Money Management Strategies for Uncertain Times
10 perc 231. rész
Learn money moves you should make now.
230 MG How to Get a Roth IRA?
10 perc 230. rész
Find out if you're eligible for a Roth IRA.
229 MG Use Online Bill Pay to Save Money
8 perc 229. rész
Find out how to spend less money and time paying bills.
228 MG 7 Tips to Choose the Right Life Insurance
9 perc 228. rész
Figure out if you need life insurance and which type is best.
227 MG Getting Married: How Does It Affect Your Finances?
8 perc 227. rész
Get the scoop on marriage and money before you tie the knot.
226 MG How to Make More Money Using LinkedIn
8 perc 226. rész
Get a better job or more customers by unleashing the power of LinkedIn!
225 MG IRA Contribution Rules When You Have No Income
7 perc 225. rész
If you have no income, you may still be eligible to contribute to a spousal IRA. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
224 MG Three Money Rules You Should Never Break
6 perc 224. rész
Achieve your financial goals by following these 3 money rules. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
222 MG 8 Strategies to Get More Student Financial Aid
9 perc 222. rész
Find out the best ways to save for college and shelter your money so you maximize your eligibility for student financial aid. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com
178 MG Financial Tips to Make New Graduates Richer
8 perc 178. rész
Graduation from college is exciting and stressful at the same time. Find out how to start off on the right financial foot by earning the highest interest rates on your bank accounts and paying the least amount of interest on your student loans.
221 MG How Being a Lazy Investor Can Pay Off
8 perc 221. rész
Learn about two broad investing philosophies and which one researchers say will put more money in your pocket in the long run.
220 MG Your Money Mindset: Is It Hurting Your Finances?
8 perc 220. rész
Fixing your finances starts with your money mindset.
219 MG 10 Rules About 401(k) Plans You Should Know
12 perc 219. rész
Find out how a 401(k) retirement plan really works.
218 MG How to Find a Second Source of Income
8 perc 218. rész
Learn 6 ways to pick up multiple paychecks.
183 MG How Much Do You Need to Retire?
7 perc 183. rész
Get tips on figuring out how much money you need to retire. Learn the factors to consider and how to use online retirement calculators to calculate how much money you need to retire.
217 MG SEP-IRA: Should You Have One?
10 perc 217. rész
Find out how a SEP-IRA can help you save for retirement.
216 MG When Is It Bad to Contribute to an IRA?
10 perc 216. rész
When you contribute to a traditional IRA you don't always get a tax benefit. Find out when you should contribute to both a 401(k) and an IRA and when you shouldn't. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
215 MG Take Control of Your Finances with a Personal Money Day
8 perc 215. rész
Find out how to prepare for and use a Personal Money Day to take control of your finances. Get six suggested tasks that can make the time you spend on your finances pay big dividends for decades. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
214 MG Tax Boot Camp: Session 3
10 perc 214. rész
If you haven't filed your tax return yet, don't sweat it! Get 7 last-minute tips to file your income tax return and meet the deadline so you stay out of trouble with the IRS. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
213 MG Tax Boot Camp: Session 2
9 perc 213. rész
Do you know how to avoid an IRS tax audit? Find out how the IRS selects tax returns to audit, how you can avoid being chosen for a tax audit, and what to do if you are chosen for a tax audit. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
212 MG Tax Boot Camp: Session 1
10 perc 212. rész
Find out how tax deductions and tax credits save you money. Learn which deductions and tax credits you're eligible for and how to use them to pay less tax. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
211 MG How to Deal with Money Stress
9 perc 211. rész
Find out four key causes of financial stress and how to handle them. Get 10 tips to dealing with money stress that will help you improve your relationships, health, and sense of well-being. http://j.mp/MoneyBooks
147 MG Does Canceling a Credit Card Hurt Your Credit Score?
5 perc 147. rész
Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
082 MG What's In Your Wallet?
7 perc 82. rész
Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
209 MG Tips for First-Time CD Buyers
10 perc 209. rész
CDs offer a guaranteed return on your money that's completely safe. Get an overview of the different types of CDs, learn where to find high-yield CDs, and find out how to use "laddering" to maximize your CD income.
207 MG Invest Like a Pro on Any Income
8 perc 207. rész
You can build a nest egg for your future no matter how much or how little you earn. Find the best places to invest your money like a pro, even if you just have a small amount to put aside.
206 MG Six Types of Financial Advisors
10 perc 206. rész
Find out how to use different types of financial advisors to achieve your goals. Whether you want to build wealth, get answers to complex questions, save money on taxes, protect your assets, plan for retirement, or get the motivation to make changes, there's an advisor for that.
204 MG Smart Moves for Guaranteed Financial Success
8 perc 204. rész
Find out how you can accomplish the 6 smart moves for financial success.
203 MG Six Ways to Revolutionize Your Money Management
10 perc 203. rész
Learn 6 ways to improve your money management so you get more done in less time. Free online tools can help you stick to a budget, pay bills on time, and automate investing so nothing falls through the cracks.
202 MG Five Steps to Get More from Your Charitable Giving
7 perc 202. rész
Being rewarded with money-saving tax deductions for your charitable giving makes it even better! Find out how to make the most of your charitable donations in 5 simple steps.
201 MG How to Make More Money in 2011
8 perc 201. rész
Everyone wants to make more money. Learn 3 simple strategies to increase your income and manage your money so you have more financial security-and more money in your bank account.
137 MG Avoid Financial Black Holes
7 perc 137. rész
How to create a spending strategy that really works-a free audiobook excerpt!Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
199 MG Eight Smart Tips for Identity Theft Protection
9 perc 199. rész
Get the top eight tips for identity theft protection. Learn how to stay safe from identity fraud whether you're at home, working on your computer, or connecting with friends on Facebook.
198 MG Five Common Myths About Income Tax
8 perc 198. rész
Find out 5 common myths about income tax. Learn the truth about income tax so you don't make a costly mistake. Get tips to pay less income tax and save more money.
197 MG Advice About Reverse Mortgages
7 perc 197. rész
Find out what a reverse mortgage is and who's eligible to get one. Learn how you can use your home equity to get a reverse mortgage for more income during retirement.
196 MG Who Pays Your Debt When You Die?
7 perc 196. rész
Find out what happens to debt when you die and learn how to protect your heirs from the hassle and expense of probate so they're taken care of.
195 MG Do You Have the Right Emergency Documents?
9 perc 195. rész
It's important to have the right emergency documents so you'll be prepared an emergency that could leave you incapacitated. Find out what emergency documents you should have.
194 MG Don't Miss These Five Legal Tax Shelters
7 perc 194. rész
Find out how to use legal tax shelters to reduce your taxes and save money, no matter how much or how little money you make.
193 MG Forgiven Debt and Taxes
8 perc 193. rész
Learn what you need to know about forgiven debt and taxes and find out which types of forgiven debt are taxable and how the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act provides tax relief.
192 MG Should You Rent or Buy a Home?
10 perc 192. rész
Whether you should rent or buy a home comes down to more than finances. Find out the advantages of owning and renting a home and what's best for you.
191 MG Should You Take a 401(k) Loan?
8 perc 191. rész
Whether you should take a 401(k) loan depends on your situation. Learn the rules for borrowing from a 401(k) as well as the dangers so you can decide whether to take a 401(k) loan.
190 MG Taking a 401(k) Withdrawal
10 perc 190. rész
Understand when you can take a 401(k) or 403(b) withdrawal and how much it'll cost you.
189 MG How to Get COBRA Health Insurance Coverage
7 perc 189. rész
Find out who qualifies for COBRA health insurance coverage, how to get it, and what premium subsidies may be available to make health insurance affordable.
188 MG Should You Have a Joint Credit Card or an Authorized User?
8 perc 188. rész
Whether you should have a joint credit card or an authorized user is an important decision. Find out how each option affect your credit and liability.
187 MG How to Evaluate a Job Offer
9 perc 187. rész
Find out how to evaluate a job offer and what's important to consider when deciding whether to accept a job offer or to make a career change.
186 MG What Is an Annuity and How Does It Work?
8 perc 186. rész
Find out what an annuity is, how an annuity invests money, and the pros and cons of buying an annuity.
184 MG Should Couples Combine Their Personal Finances?
7 perc 184. rész
Whether couples should combine their personal finances is an important decision. Find out the different ways you can handle your finances as a couple and the pros and cons of each option.
182 MG How to Qualify for a Mortgage or Refinance
9 perc 182. rész
Find out how to qualify for a mortgage or a refinance and whether it's possible to get a mortgage with bad credit. Follow a suggested checklist to make sure that you're in good financial shape before you apply for a mortgage.
181 MG The Best Apps for Personal Finances
8 perc 181. rész
Find out which mobile apps can help you improve your personal finances. The best apps for personal finances let you monitor your online accounts, keep your budget on track, and save money while you're on the go.
180 How to Save for Retirement Without a 401(k)
8 perc 180. rész
You can save for retirement without a 401(k). Whether you're self-employed, are a stay-at-home-spouse, or work for a small business that doesn't offer a benefits package, you have alternative options to save for retirement without a 401(k).
179 MG The Best Rewards Credit Cards
8 perc 179. rész
Learn what the best rewards credit cards are and get tips on how best to use your rewards credit cards to make sure you get the most cash or other rewards from your credit cards.
177 MG Three Cheap Ways to Save for Retirement
7 perc 177. rész
Even though retirement may be a long way off, if you start using simple financial tactics now, rather than later, you'll be able to retire when you want and do what you want.
176 MG How to Cancel Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)
7 perc 176. rész
If you have a mortgage with Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) it's important to know when you can stop making premium payments and your rights for having it canceled.
174 MG Advice About Traditional and Roth IRAs, Part 2
7 perc 174. rész
You know you need to be socking away as much for retirement as you can. But are you putting it in the right type of account to maximize your investments? In part two of this episode you'll learn which type you should have and the right kinds of investments to hold in them.
173 MG Advice About Traditional and Roth IRAs, Part I
8 perc 173. rész
You know you need to be socking away as much for retirement as you can. But are you putting it in the right type of account to maximize your investments? In part one of this episode you'll learn the differences between traditional and Roth IRAs and who can have one.
172 MG Should You Buy Rental Property?
6 perc 172. rész
Being a real estate investor has huge upside-if you have money to invest and know what you're doing. Consider all the pros and cons and get 8 tips on how to buy a profitable rental property.
171 Healthcare Reform and Health Savings Accounts
7 perc 171. rész
If you have an HSA or are considering the benefits of having one, find out what health care reform has in store for them and when the changes will go into effect.
170 MG Dealing With Debt Collectors
7 perc 170. rész
Just because you owe money doesn't mean a debt collector can walk all over you. You have rights regarding what they can do and say. Find out how to dispute a debt and get them to stop calling you.
169 MG The Best Ways to Build Credit
7 perc 169. rész
Now more than ever, it's challenging for young people to build a solid credit history. Find out what options are available for young adults of all ages-even those under 21.
168 MG Who's Eligible for Family and Medical Leave from Work?
7 perc 168. rész
When you need to leave work to care for a new child, a sick family member, or for yourself, certain employees are covered under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Find out if you're eligible and what rights you have for taking leave in the workplace.
167 MG How Long to Keep Financial Records
8 perc 167. rész
Are you drowning in paper but afraid that you'll throw away something you might need? Find out which records to keep and for how long.
166 What To Do With a Tax Refund
7 perc 166. rész
If you're like the majority of U.S. taxpayers, you've got a tax refund coming. Find out how to get help with your taxes, get your refund as quickly as possible, and what you should do with it. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
105 MG Tips for Choosing a Tax Pro
6 perc 105. rész
Which type of tax professional is best for you? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
165 MG Reasons to Love a Health Savings Account
7 perc 165. rész
Health Savings Accounts have so many advantages. You'll find out who qualifies for an HSA, what tax benefits you receive, how to fund one using an IRA, and how it turns into a great vehicle to pay for expenses during retirement. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
164 Eight Fast Ways to Increase Your Credit Score
8 perc 164. rész
Planning on buying something big, like a home or a car, or getting a rewards credit card? First, find out the fastest ways to boost your credit score so you'll qualify for the best deals and save thousands on interest. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
163 What Are the New Credit Card Rules?
7 perc 163. rész
Find out what to expect from the CARD Act's newest and most extensive credit card regulations. They deal with important issues for consumers such as interet rate hikes and fees. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
162 MG Selling Your Home Sweet Home
7 perc 162. rész
Find out who's eligible for the home-sale tax break. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
161 MG Are You Entitled to Overtime Pay?
7 perc 161. rész
Find out whether you should be paid for your overtime work.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
160 MG Six Tax Tips for Job Seekers
8 perc 160. rész
Job hunting tax breaks for the unemployed and employed.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
159 MG Five Best Ways to Save Money on Taxes
6 perc 159. rész
Discover legal ways to save money on your taxes in 2010.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
157 MG Where to Invest in 2010
8 perc 157. rész
How to prioritize and choose the best investments.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
156 MG You Can Learn to Save Money
7 perc 156. rész
Discover how to build real wealth and financial security.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
155 MG New Year's Money Resolutions to Keep
7 perc 155. rész
Three action steps for setting financial goals in the New Year!Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
154 MG The New 2010 Roth IRA Rules
9 perc 154. rész
Can you benefit from converting to a Roth IRA? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
153 MG Lower Your Taxes with Energy-Efficient Improvements
6 perc 153. rész
The rules and tax incentives for going green in your home.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
152 MG What to Consider Before Doing a Refinance
8 perc 152. rész
Find out if doing a refinance is best for your situation.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
151 MG New Tax Tip for All Home Buyers
5 perc 151. rész
Save money whether you're a first-time home buyer or not. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
150 MG How to Make More Money on Your Savings
6 perc 150. rész
Tips to find the highest interest rates for your savings.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
149 MG Whether to Invest or Pay Down Debt, Part II
9 perc 149. rész
Get both sides of the hotly debated financial issue of investing or not.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
148 MG Whether to Invest or Pay Down Debt, Part I
8 perc 148. rész
How to figure out the best use for your extra money.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
146 MG Should You Use a Balance Transfer Credit Card?
8 perc 146. rész
Find out how to use transfer cards wisely and where to get the best ones.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
144 MG Use a 72(t) Plan to Avoid the Early Withdrawal Penalty
7 perc 144. rész
Find out about a little-known retirement account tax rule.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
143 MG The New Vehicle Sales Tax Deduction
5 perc 143. rész
Get both sides of this hotly debated vehicle sales tax deduction.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
142 MG Newlywed or Newly-Divorced?
6 perc 142. rész
Important tips to save on taxes when your marital status changes.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
141 MG Confused About the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction?
6 perc 141. rész
Who's eligible to claim the mortgage interest deduction and for how much.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
140 MG Ten Tips to Find the Best Credit Card
7 perc 140. rész
Learn about the new credit card laws and how to get the best credit card deals.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
139 MG Spot Scams When Job Hunting
7 perc 139. rész
Avoid being a victim of fraud when searching for a job.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
138 MG Eight Ways to Make Tuition Less Taxing
9 perc 138. rész
Tips on how to save money when paying for education.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
136 MG Reduce Your Long-Term Debt
7 perc 136. rész
Save money on long-term loans-a free audiobook excerpt!Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
135 MG Five Ways to Raise Your Credit Score
7 perc 135. rész
Actively manage your credit rating-a free audiobook excerpt!Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
133 MG Job Changes and Your 401(k)
7 perc 133. rész
Four options for your 401(k) when you leave work.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
132 MG Save Money by Trading a Car Lease
5 perc 132. rész
Lease swaps are win-win deals for car shoppers and leased car drivers!Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
131 MG Five Pointers About Long-Term Care Insurance
7 perc 131. rész
Coverage considerations and the optimal age to buy it.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
130 MG Owning Real Estate in an IRA
7 perc 130. rész
How to invest in real estate using a self-directed retirement account.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
129 MG From Employee to Self-Employed
7 perc 129. rész
Resources to help freelancers and sole proprietors stay in compliance and out of trouble.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
128 MG Want More Ethical Investing?
7 perc 128. rész
Tips and resources to put your money in ethical investments.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
127 MG Making Work Pay Confusion Could Cost You
8 perc 127. rész
What if too little taxes are being withheld from your paycheck?Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
126 MG Take Charge of Your Credit Cards
6 perc 126. rész
Ten wise ways to make credit cards work for you, plus the new legislation.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
125 MG Five Tips for New Graduates
8 perc 125. rész
Get started on the right financial path with these real-world tips.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
123 MG Real Deal Money-Saving Tips
8 perc 123. rész
How to save money like the pros and really plump up your wallet.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
122 MG Case of the Missing Identity, Part 2
8 perc 122. rész
More tips and tools to prevent identity theft and stay safe from cyber crime.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
121 MG The Case of the Missing Identity, Part 1
6 perc 121. rész
Tips and tools to avoid identity theft and stay safe from cyber crime.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
120 MG Save Time, Save the Planet, Bank Online
7 perc 120. rész
The pros, cons, and safety of banking and paying bills online.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
119 MG Delight in Dividend-Paying Stocks
6 perc 119. rész
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118 MG Time To Jump Back in the Market?
7 perc 118. rész
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117 MG IRA Contribution Overload
5 perc 117. rész
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116 MG "Making Work Pay" Tax Credit
6 perc 116. rész
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115 MG Where to Stash Your Cash
5 perc 115. rész
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114 MG Emergency Money for a New Economy
6 perc 114. rész
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113 MG New New Homebuyer Tax Break
5 perc 113. rész
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112 MG Fonzie was no Ponzi
5 perc 112. rész
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111 MG IRA Rules and Living Abroad
6 perc 111. rész
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110 MG Homebuyer Tax Credit ... or Loan?
6 perc 110. rész
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109 MG Tell Tell, What's a Coverdell?
7 perc 109. rész
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108 MG 529 Plans Save You Money
7 perc 108. rész
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107 MG Taking Home Office Deductions
6 perc 107. rész
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106 MG More Tax Prep Tips & Programs
6 perc 106. rész
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104 MG ETFs-A Better Way to Invest?
6 perc 104. rész
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103 MG Strategies for Investment Success
7 perc 103. rész
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102 MG Turn Panic into Tax Profits!
6 perc 102. rész
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101 MG Smart Real Estate Moves
8 perc 101. rész
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100 MG Check Your Withholding
7 perc 100. rész
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099 MG Can You Lose When You Gain?
7 perc 99. rész
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098 MG Go Coupon Crazy
6 perc 98. rész
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097 MG Gimme Some Tax Credit
7 perc 97. rész
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096 MG Can Your Mother-In-Law be a Tax Exemption?
7 perc 96. rész
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095 MG Foreclosure or Bankruptcy, What's Worse?
8 perc 95. rész
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094 MG Debt Management Tips
7 perc 94. rész
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093 MG Panic-Proof Your Investments
7 perc 93. rész
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092 MG Extra! Extra! The New FDIC Scoop
7 perc 92. rész
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091 MG Securities Investor Protection Corporation
6 perc 91. rész
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090 MG Your Next Car--Buy or Lease? (Part 2)
7 perc 90. rész
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088 MG Ten Ways to Shrink Your Bills
7 perc 88. rész
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087 MG Inflation Nation
7 perc 87. rész
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086 MG It's the FDIC, I See
8 perc 86. rész
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085 MG Keep Your Money Safe from Bank Failures
8 perc 85. rész
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084 MG Get to Know Health Savings Accounts
8 perc 84. rész
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083 MG Still Haven't Paid Your Income Taxes?
7 perc 83. rész
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081 MG Tips for Finding Great Money Resources
6 perc 81. rész
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080 MG How to Find an Investment Advisor - Part 2
7 perc 80. rész
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079 MG How to Find an Investment Advisor - Part 1
8 perc 79. rész
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078 MG Long Term Caring by Near Term Planning
6 perc 78. rész
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077 MG Investing Internationally...A Primer
5 perc 77. rész
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076 MG Saving For College with a 529
6 perc 76. rész
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075 MG Save on Mutual Fund Fees
6 perc 75. rész
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074 MG Quantitative Screening Tools
8 perc 74. rész
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073 MG Investment Scams
6 perc 73. rész
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072 MG Mortgage Short Sales
4 perc 72. rész
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071 MG The Preferred Way to Make Money
6 perc 71. rész
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070 MG Common Investing Mistakes
8 perc 70. rész
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069 MG Asset Allocation
6 perc 69. rész
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068 MG What is a Recession?
5 perc 68. rész
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067 MG Shorting Stock (My Final Episode)
6 perc 67. rész
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066 MG A Taxing Sale
5 perc 66. rész
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005 MG Tips for Protecting Your Credit Score
5 perc 5. rész
A bad credit score can mean credit death! Find out how to learn your score, improve it, and protect it. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
065 MG Good Debt Versus Bad Debt (Originally Posted 12/19/06)
3 perc 65. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
064 MG The Magic of Compound Interest
7 perc 64. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
063 MG Retire Abroad
5 perc 63. rész
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062 MG Marriage and Taxes
8 perc 62. rész
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061 MG What Investment Expenses Can You Deduct?
5 perc 61. rész
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060 MG What to Keep, What to Toss?
5 perc 60. rész
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059 MG Get Organized for Tax Time
5 perc 59. rész
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058 MG A Golden Nest Egg
5 perc 58. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
057 MG Your Tax Questions, Answered
4 perc 57. rész
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056 MG More on How to Sell Your House Tax Free
5 perc 56. rész
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055 MG Protect Your Money from Lawsuits
4 perc 55. rész
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054 MG Achieve Your Financial Goals
4 perc 54. rész
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053 MG Your Net Worth and Cash Flow
6 perc 53. rész
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052 MG Insuring Your Biggest Asset
6 perc 52. rész
Disability Insurance. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
051 MG Diversifying into Other Currencies
4 perc 51. rész
How to hedge against a falling dollar. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
050 MG Year-End Tax Tips
4 perc 50. rész
Act now to save on taxes this year. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
049 MG Your IRA Questions Answered
7 perc 49. rész
IRA strategies. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
048 MG 401(k) Blues
5 perc 48. rész
What should you do if your employer doesn't offer a retirement plan? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
047 MG An Emergency Fund
5 perc 47. rész
Do you need one? How much? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
046 MG How to Invest in Gold
5 perc 46. rész
What are some ways to invest in gold? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
045 MG The Gold Standard
6 perc 45. rész
A brief history of the gold standard. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
044 MG Dollars and Anti-Dollars
4 perc 44. rész
Why is the price of gold so high? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
043 MG How Banks Make Money
5 perc 43. rész
Fractional reserve banking. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
042 MG The World's Reserve Currency
6 perc 42. rész
Dollars, euros, and Greenspan. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
041 MG Flex Your Spending Muscle
4 perc 41. rész
How to make the most of your flex spending account. Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
040 MG Mortgage Meltdown
4 perc 40. rész
What Happens If My Lender Goes Bust? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
039 MG Where Should You Open an IRA?
5 perc 39. rész
Here's how to decide. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
038 MG Sit, Stand, Roll Over
6 perc 38. rész
Tips on rolling over your 401(k) when you leave your job. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
037 MG Roth or Regular?
7 perc 37. rész
Is a deductible IRA or a Roth IRA better?Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
036 MG What the Heck is the Discount Rate?
6 perc 36. rész
What it is and why it matters.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
035 MG Protecting Your Deposits
6 perc 35. rész
How to exceed FDIC-insurance limits. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
034 MG Are Your Deposits Insured?
6 perc 34. rész
FDIC: What's covered, what's not. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
033 MG The Score on Scores
5 perc 33. rész
FICO changes may lower credit scores. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
032 The Second Evil Twin
5 perc 32. rész
Taxes. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
031 MG The First Evil Twin
6 perc 31. rész
Inflation. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
030 MG Wedding Bells, Credit Smells
5 perc 30. rész
Will marrying someone with a lower credit score hurt your credit? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
029 MG How to Get Rid of PMI
5 perc 29. rész
Cancel PMI and save money each month.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
028 MG Tax-Free Retirement Income
5 perc 28. rész
Anyone can convert to a Roth IRA in 2010.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
027 MG Gimme More Tax Shelter
6 perc 27. rész
What it takes to qualify as a real estate professional.Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
026 MG The Rule of 72
4 perc 26. rész
How long will it take for your money to double? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
025 MG Gimme Tax Shelter
7 perc 25. rész
How to shelter your income from taxes with real estate. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
024 MG Can You Sell a Rental Property Tax Free?
5 perc 24. rész
Strategies for taking advantage of the tax-free gain on sale exclusion. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
023 MG How to Sell Your House Tax-Free
6 perc 23. rész
A terrific tax exclusion for homeowners. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
022 MG A Nifty New Tax Deduction for Homebuyers
7 perc 22. rész
If you're buying a home, this tip is for you! Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
021 MG Wealth Secret #1 for Beginning Investors
5 perc 21. rész
Who gets to take the mortgage interest deduction? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
020 MG The Mortgage Interest Deduction
6 perc 20. rész
Who gets to take the mortgage interest deduction? Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
019 MG 15-Year Versus 30-Year Mortgages
4 perc 19. rész
15 or 30 Year MOrtgages. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
018 MG Paying Points
5 perc 18. rész
To pay or not to pay: that is the question. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
017 MG Filing for a Tax Extension
6 perc 17. rész
Special joint episode with Legal Lad. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Also, check out Legal Lad's Quick and Dirty Tips for a More Lawful Life. Thank you!
016 MG Fixed Versus Adjustable
6 perc 16. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
015 MG Creating Wealth with Real Estate
4 perc 15. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
014 MG Roths to the Max!
3 perc 14. rész
Please "Take 5" and take the listener survey in the right-hand sidebar at http://moneygirl.quickanddirtytips.com.
013 MG A Super Retirement Plan: The Solo 401(k)
5 perc 13. rész
Sole proprietors, sock away more for retirement. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
012 MG A Supercharged Roth IRA
3 perc 12. rész
The Roth 401(k). Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
011 MG Get Ready for Tax Time: Should You Prepare Your Returns Yourself?
4 perc 11. rész
Pros and cons; plus, a helpful checklist. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
010 MG Give Me a Tax Break!
3 perc 10. rész
Get an easy $30 to $60 from the IRS this year. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
009 MG Get The Max From Your 401(k)
4 perc 9. rész
Employer contributions to 401(k)s and more on self-directed IRAs. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com.
007 MG Take Your IRA Beyond Stocks and Bonds
4 perc 7. rész
Pros and cons; plus, a helpful checklist. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
006 MG Leverage Your Way to Wealth
6 perc 6. rész
A little money goes a long way when you use leverage to your advantage. Like what you hear? Help us out by writing a review at iTunes. Questions go to money@qdnow.com. Thank you!
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