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How to Talk About Money With Your Honey with Dan Hinz + Ask Shannah

Money is one of the leading causes of divorce. Why? Because we don’t like to talk about it, not while we’re dating, not when we get engaged, and certainly not when we get married. Can we change the divorce rate if we just starting talking about money? Today’s podcast guest, Dan Hinz, is helping couples learn how to talk about money with their partner so we can all have happy and long-lasting relationships.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why is so hard to talk to your significant other and spouse about money
  • What are the trickiest subjects to talk about in regards to money and why do we all avoid them
  • How Dan and his wife handle money issues and healthy conversations
  • How to develop a money system in your relationship that works for both of you
  • How to begin to talk about money early in your relationship

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Money Lessons From a Monk Turned Money Manager with Doug Lynam + Ask Shannah

As Doug Lynam, our podcast guest says, money is not the root of all evil, but we all need to be a little bit wealthy. That may seem like a controversial statement from someone who spent 20 years as a Monk, but as Doug talks about in this episode, there is a way to get in a healthy relationship with your money so you can live life on your terms. In fact, Doug ‘s money journey started way back when the monastery he worked for went bankrupt, which forced him to learn about money management – now that’s a story you don’t hear about every day!

What You’ll Learn

  • How did Doug go from monk to money manager
  • What life was like as a monk and how that relates to money
  • What money lessons did Doug learn from his monastery going bankrupt
  • Why we should all strive to be a little bit wealthy
  • What advice Doug would give his 30-something self about life and money

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How Can Women Tackle Impact Investing with Confidence – Ellen Remmer

By 2020 American women will control $22 trillion in capital, and impact investing is expected to reach $440 billion, the real question is how Can Women Tackle Impact Investing with Confidence? Today’s podcast guest, Ellen Remmer, is here to discuss the ins and outs of impact investing for women.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is impact investing
  • How can you invest for impact on any budget
  • Does impact investing provide as much return as traditional investing
  • What are some ways Invest for Better are working to help women with impact investing
  • Ellen’s own story and experience with investing for impact
  • What trends we’ll see in the future of impact investing

Links

  • Invest for Better
  • You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code ‘WONDERY.’ Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening

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First Comes Love, Then Comes the Prenup with Carolyn Grimes + Ask Shannah

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes divorce? No, wait, that’s not right. Today we’re talking the topic on everyone’s mind – prenuptial agreements. Family law attorney, Carolyn Grimes, is going to fill you in on what a prenup is and why you might be a good candidate.

What You’ll Learn

  • Celebrities are good candidates for prenups, but what about the rest of us
  • How to initiate the “I want a prenup” conversation with your hunny
  • What is and what isn’t covered in a prenup
  • What happens when you get divorced with a prenup
  • Can you get a postnup

Links

  • Carolyn Grimes
  • You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code ‘WONDERY.’ Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening

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Operation Varsity Blues – How Money Can Get You in Trouble with Adebisi Adebowale

The recent Varsity Blues scam rocked the news media, but the storyline isn’t a shock to me. I’ve been all too aware that many wealthy people have been able to scam the system for years now.  Adebisi Adebowale, the founder of Upliftology, joins us to talk about the scandal and uncover if it is possible for students to get a GOOD education in an Ivy League or non-Ivy League without scamming the system?

What You’ll Learn

  • What the Varsity Blues scandal brings to light
  • What changes need to occur in the college system to bring fairness to all
  • The facts behind how this scam was facilitated at multiple levels
  • How to use scholarships to afford college and grad school and not need to scam
  • the system
  • The issues of privileges, the elite, and the impacts on students of color applying to predominately white institutions.

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I Filed My Taxes, Now What

You filed your taxes, and you’re feeling pretty good, now what? Since you’ve got money on your mind, what about taking the rest of March or even April to get some of your money to-do items in motion. You know, that stuff that you haven’t been motivated to do…but you know you should take care of.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to create a solid plan for your refund (or any excess money you have lying around)
  • How to build balance into your finances so you stay motivated
  • Discussion of popular money to-do items that you can tackle
  • How to stay focused on one money task each day and the powerful benefits it has on your life

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Dare to Pay Off Your Student Loans with Grant and Ally

Americans owe over $1.56 trillion in student loan debt – and that number is rising each year. So, what would you do to get your student loans paid off? Would you do something that seems scary just to wipe away your debt?

Today’s podcast guest, Grant, and Ally from the new CollegeHumor show, Total Forgiveness, join us to have a lively discussion around student loan debt and the lengths they are willing to go to wave bye-bye to their debt.

What You’ll Learn

  • How Grant and Ally came up with the idea for Total Forgiveness
  • How student loan debt impacts our everyday life
  • Is college still a viable option
  • How to approach paying off your student loan debt
  • Grant and Ally’s money story around student loan debt
  • The crazy lengths they went to in order to pay down their debt

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Talking Tech to Put More Cash In Your Bank Account with Jefferson Graham

There are loads of ways to put more money in your pocket every month – two of my favorites are cutting cable and getting a mobile plan that doesn’t drain your bank account. Today’s guest, Talking Tech podcast host Jefferson Graham, is dishing the latest trends in streaming services and mobile options to help you save money.

What You’ll Learn

  • The latest trends in streaming services for every budget
  • Why Mint Mobile is leading the way in affordable cell service
  • Jefferson’s favorite credit card to earn free trips
  • Anything we should be aware of security wise regarding phone carriers
  • How do you know what service is right for us

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The Price of Fertility with Afton Vechery + Ask Shannah

Fertility is a tricky (and expensive) topic. No matter how you feel about having babies, you have to face that question at some point in life, and it can be a difficult one. Do you have kids, can you have kids, and when is the right time to have kids.

Today’s podcast guest, Afton Vechery, co-founder and CEO of Modern Fertility joins me to talk all about the price of fertility and what her company is doing to change the conversation.

What You’ll Learn

  • Why is fertility a hush-hush topic
  • What are the physical ramifications of having babies later in life
  • Why traditional fertility testing is so expensive
  • Why we need to start talking fertility in our 20’s
  • How fertility testing works
  • Ways to cut the costs when it comes to testing your fertility

Links

  • Modern Fertility
  • You can sign up now for a free month of Stitcher Premium by going to stitcherpremium.com/wondery and using the promo code ‘WONDERY.’ Then once you’re signed up, just download the Stitcher app for iOS or Android and start listening

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How to Get Prepared for Tax Time with Diane Gardner

Tax time rolls around faster than we’d like each year. It’s already February, and that means it’s time to rustle up all your W-2’s and 1099’s and get yourself ready for this tax season. Diane Gardner, an Enrolled Agent, and Certified Tax Coach is joining us to share what you need to know about getting prepared for April 15th.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to get yourself prepared for filing your taxes this year
  • How the new Tax Act changes will or will not impact your finances
  • What to do if you get one of those tax fraud hoax calls
  • How to get prepared all year long so you don’t have to panic
  • What should you do if you’re a victim of tax fraud
  • What self-employed and side hustlers need to know about tax deductions

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