Laura Yamin is a podcaster over at the Say Yes Podcast where she delivers bite-sized 10 minute interviews of people sharing their stories of things they have done in their lives that they said "Yes" to. In this episode, Laura shares how she said yes to setting up an automatic savings plan to save for her goals, how she made it feel like a game and ho it's so easy, you can set one up for yourself in just 15 minutes. Read more...
Addie McHale, CFP is the founder of Moneyful. She believes in leaving things better than she finds them and is very intrigued by what is called “interior finance” how our beliefs and values impact how we view our money (you’ll hear more about that in this interview). Addie is also a Health Insurance expert. She helps individuals navigate their way through open enrollment as well as navigate the terminology and complications of health insurance. In this interview, Addie helps us understand the complexities of health insurance. You’ll find out how to pick the best health solutions for you when taking on a new job, learn enough to understand general terminology, and even understand what all the fuss is about with the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. We talk beliefs, living below our means, and a quick and easy way to start building wealth. Check out the details here!
This week we're talking Negotiations with Bridget Eastgaard, a personal finance online entrepreneur at MoneyAfterGraduation.com (Find the FREE Negotiating Cheat Sheet in the show notes). Bridget writes brutally honest personal finance blog posts and creates high-value products for millennials, some of which are absolutely FREE and are what she used to get her personal finances in line. In this episode Bridget walks us through how to negotiate for more money, either at your current job or your new job. We also pose the question of grad school and even just undergraduate degrees and whether they are worth the investment. Bridget’s perspective is fascinating and refreshing to hear someone speak with opinion and in such an honest way even though the topic may be slightly controversial. Get the cheat sheet and all the other notes here.
In this episode I address questions from my listeners and readers. We talk about helping friends with excessive spending, where to put the first one or two thousand dollars, how to keep from spending by using prepaid debit cards, and why a credit score is important even though it seems counterintuitive, and how you can get a great credit score without going into debt. Get the links from this episode.