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What You Need to Know About Rental Evictions and the Impact on the Economy | Shabana Baksh & Tendayi Kapfidze

Having adequate housing is a human right. However, the economic fallout from the pandemic has affected tenants and lead to widespread house insecurity in the U.S. What do you do if you’re a renter right now and you can’t pay your rent? While there are eviction moratoriums in effect until the end of March 201, what happens next?

In this episode, join us for an engaging conversation with Shabana A. Baksh, Real Estate attorney at K&L Gates LLP, and Tendayi Kapfidze, Chief Economist at LendingTree about the current rental eviction crisis and what you need to know to stay empowered.

What You’ll Learn

  • What are some of the financial implications for renters
  • How do you find out what the eviction rules are in your state
  • What do you need to know if you’re a renter and can’t pay your rent
  • How to plan your money for when the moratorium is lifted
  • Do you need to hire an attorney if you can’t pay your rent
  • What does the future look like for renters

Meet the Guests

Shabana Baksh is an attorney specializing in Real Estate law, particularly corporate and commercial real estate transactions. She works for K&L Gates LLP, an international corporate law firm in New York City. She is a co-author of the 50-State Guide to COVID-19 Property Policies and Regulations which offers a summary of state and local policies related to eviction and foreclosure suspensions.

Tendayi Kapfidze is LendingTree’s Chief Economist. He oversees the company’s analysis of the U.S. economy with a focus on housing and mortgage market trends. Kapfidze utilizes data analysis to be a resource for consumers. He provides impactful and actionable insight to help consumers make informed decisions. He’s provided commentary for NBC News, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo Finance, USA Today, TheStreet.com, and Bloomberg Radio.

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Build Your Path to Financial Freedom & Retirement At Any Age | Eric Brotman

Let’s talk about the “r” word – retirement. It’s going to look a lot different for you and me than it did for our parents and grandparents, and that’s a good thing. What does this mean to you? Well, it means that you’re going to need to scrub your previous definition and fill it in with a new one, according to our guest, Eric Brotman, CFP and author of the new book and podcast, Don’t retire Graduate!

What You’ll Learn

  • Why the old definition of retirement doesn’t fit
  • How to create financial freedom at any age
  • What a fully funded retirement looks like
  • How to build a financial moat
  • Eric’s money tips to have to balance life and saving for retirement

Meet Eric

Eric D. Brotman, CFP™ is the CEO of BFG Financial Advisors with over 25 years of experience as a trusted advisor. He believes financial literacy is the key to well-being and is the author of multiple books on personal finance and the host of the Don’t Retire…Graduate! podcast. Eric appears regularly on WBAL NBC-11 in Baltimore and his approachable and actionable financial advice has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes.com, Yahoo! Finance, Reuters, and others. Learn more at http://www.bfgfa.com or about the Don’t Retire…Graduate! podcast at http://www.brotmanmedia.com.

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Simplify, Organize, and Maximize Your Money | Tania Brown

What is the value of time when it comes to your money? Most financial experts preach that you need to consistently get rid of expenses in order to thrive financially. However, there is a good argument that spending money on things that create more time is actually one of the smartest money moves you can make.

In this episode, Tania Brown, Certified Financial Planner and owner of Financiallythrivingmom.com is showing you why you should invest in your areas of struggle in your life and breaking down how to simply, organize, and maximize your money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How spending money can help you create time
  • Easy ways to organize your money
  • Ways to create a life around what matters to you most
  • Simple money tricks for moms to simplify their money

Meet Tania

Tania Brown, an Army veteran, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® and the owner of FinanciallyThrivingMom.com. Over her 18-year career, she’s taught time-saving tips to help thousands of busy moms at multiple Fortune 500 companies learn how to simplify, maximize, and organize their financial lives so they can build financial security and create a life they love. When she is not nerding out over the latest budgeting app, Tania is living out her other passions: fostering teens, volunteering, serving at her church, and continuing her never-ending quest of finding the very best chocolate.

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How to Have Awkward Money Conversations…Easily | Erin Lowry

How much money do you make? Do you have credit card debt? What is your credit score? Hey, will you come to my wedding and oh, by the way, it’s probably going to cost $1,000? Why can’t you afford to go to dinner with us?

Oh, those awkward money conversations. There are just so many of them. In this episode, Erin Lowry, money expert and author of the new book Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations, walks us through how to handle some of life’s stickiest money conversations.

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Meet Erin

Erin Lowry is the author of the three-part Broke Millennial series, including the recently released Broke Millennial Talks Money: Scripts, Stories and Advice to Navigate Awkward Financial Conversations.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to navigate awkward money conversations
  • Why money conversations are inherently so awkward
  • Ways to talk to your spouse and partner about money
  • How to handle money conversations with friends
  • Rules about sharing how much money you make
  • What happens when you avoid having money conversations that you know you should

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Win the New Year By Mindfully Manifesting | Ken Honda

Most of us live in a place called scared city. This place is the opposite of abundance and it’s a place where we can’t thrive well financially. So I wanted to know, how do we move from scared city to a better place? Well, there’s no better person to walk us through this than Ken Honda, thought leader, and author of Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money. Are you ready to leave scared city?

Meet Ken

“Zen Millionaire” author, speaker, and thought leader Ken Honda teaches transformational concepts surrounding money and happiness, including the Japanese concept of arigato, as they apply to our lives to bring greater happiness and heightened abilities to manifest. Honda’s Happy Money (EQ) teaches that how we relate to money is a significant indicator of how happy or unhappy our life is. Ken is the author of “Happy Money: The Japanese Art of Making Peace With Your Money” (Simon & Schuster).

What You’ll Learn

  • What is the power of manifesting
  • How to manifest in all areas of your life
  • Why happy money is actually attainable
  • What steps you should take to create change with your finances
  • How to move out of a scarcity mindset

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An Honest Conversation About Love and Money | Janae and Theo

What does it take to balance love and money? My magic recipe is communication, honesty (like real honesty), some dashes of fun, and empathy for some else’s feelings. It’s never easy to talk about money in a relationship, but there are some ways to make it easier. Janae and Theo from the podcast Planet Millennial Marriage are here for an open, honest, and laugh out loud conversation of how to balance it all and thrive along the way.

I was a guest this week on Janae and Theo’s podcast Planet Millennial Marriage. I shared my tips and story about how to build a budget as a couple and not fight about money. It was such a great episode, that I thought why not bring them both here to flip the mic and share their takeaways as a real couple trying to balance love and money. Think of this episode as a giant Ask Shannah where we go into what it takes to win at love and money.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to balance two styles of handling money in a relationship
  • Ways to communicate to your partner
  • How to define the money roles in your relationship
  • When is the right time to talk about money
  • Janae and Theo’s story to finding marriage bliss

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How to Be A Prepared Investor & Thrive During Any Crisis | Chris Manske

In Chris Manske’s new book, The Prepared Investor, he says “There’s a typical Wall Street response to any and all crises…keep your diversified portfolios in place, and someday, maybe years from now, investments will return to where they once were. This type of wait-it-out mentality implies there is no way at all to prepare.” So, the follow-up question is, how do you become a prepared investor ready for any storm that comes your way? Stay tuned and you’ll learn this answer and more in this must listen to the episode.

Meet Chris

Over his long investing career, Christopher Manske has helped many financial insiders including Wall Street analysts, retiring investment advisors, and federal judges. A United States Military Academy graduate, Manske has been praised, published, or quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and more. As a successful money manager and frequent media guest, his thoughts can be seen online at Yahoo! Finance, MSN.com, CEO World, and Strategic Finance. Manske was a keynote speaker for the AARP and has worked with leaders at companies such as Microsoft, Exxon, IBM, and many more.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to become a prepared investor
  • Why the investing world has told you to just hold on for years
  • The different types of crises and how to know which one you’re in
  • How to financially prepare for an upcoming crisis
  • The best money steps Chris thinks you need to take

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Stop Making Other People Rich | Ryan Sterling

Have you ever stopped to think about the money decisions you make and whether they are making you rich or other people rich? That is an eye-opening question, and to be honest, you’re probably in the same boat as most everyone else. You are a consumer and not an owner. So how do you make that very important shift? In this episode, Ryan Sterling, author of the book You’re Making Other People Rich, stops by for a chat that will redefine how you look at your money.

Meet Ryan

Ryan Sterling is the founder of Future You Wealth, a successful wealth manager and sought after wealth coach, TEDx speaker, and published author of “You’re Making Other People Rich”. As a financial advisor, he challenges and inspires people to live life on their terms by taking accountability and action over their wealth.

Ryan has personally worked with thousands of people to help go from being a consumer of “stuff” to an owner of capital and life on their terms.

What You’ll Learn

  • The biggest reason you need to shift from consumer to owner
  • How to begin to become an owner
  • Smart money moves to make right now
  • How much of your money situation is a choice
  • Ways to embrace abundance in your daily life
  • Insider’s secrets from Ryan’s book, You’re Making Other People Rich

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How to Be a Digital Nomad & Work From Anywhere | Kari DePhillips

Is there anyone else out there that watches House Hunters International endlessly all while Googling how do I move that country as I do? The idea of being a digital nomad and working remotely was certainly at the top of the to-do list before 2020. Now, of course, we’re in a different world, but it’s not always going to be this way.

If you’ve ever dreamed of the digital nomad lifestyle, this episode is for you. Kari DePhillips, a long-time digital nomad, CEO of The Content Factory, and co-host of the Workationing podcast is here to share what you need to know to become a digital nomad and work remotely.

What You’ll Learn

  • Kari’s story into digital nomad life and the one event that changed everything for her
  • How to live and work abroad
  • What you need to know to become a digital nomad
  • How to figure out where to go
  • Ways to make connections as a digital nomad
  • How to earn money as a digital nomad

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How to Use Investing Trends to Build Wealth | Paulina Likos

Experts say that millennial wealth is underdeveloped or has yet to reach its full potential. That makes sense. There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to your money and trying to figure out how and where to invest can be tricky. Does being in cash make sense, should you use apps to invest, and how do you figure out your sweet spot when it comes to investing?  Paulina Likos is an investing reporter at U.S. News & World Report, is here on the pod to talk about how you can use investing trends to build your wealth.

Meet Paulina

Paulina is an investing reporter at U.S. News & World Report, covering investing and asset management. Before beginning her career as an investing reporter, Paulina graduated from Villanova University where she studied political science, communication, and business management. Out of college, Paulina spent several years as a risk manager at Fannie Mae, predicting and reducing credit risk for the company.

As an investing reporter with U.S. News & World Report, she has been examining investing trends and how millennials have been responding to them. You are in a stage of their life where building wealth is paramount and Paulina is sharing in this episode how this can be done no matter what your age is through the principles of investing.

What You’ll Learn

  • Key investing trends in 2020 and what they mean to you
  • Why cash isn’t a great investment
  • How to use mobile apps for investing
  • How do you find your sweet spot with investing
  • Ways to safeguard your investing

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