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Need to move your retirement money? Here's the right way to handle rollovers:
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Want to look good while spending less?
Clothes are a basic necessity that also express your style—but building a good wardrobe can be expensive. According to Statisticbrain.com, the average American spends about $120 a month on clothes. No matter if you’re way above or below that number, the challenge is to get the most out o
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These 5 tools can help get your financial life in order:
Managing money is just like any other job or task - you need the right tools to do a good job. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of fantastic tools to help you make smart money decisions and stay super organized. In this episode I’ll give you 5 of my favorite financial and productivity
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How to use a side hustle to get rid of your debt:
David Carlson is the founder of the blog Young Adult Money and the author of Hustle Away Debt: Eliminate Your Debt by Making More Money. David is a millennial who was drowning in more than $100,000 of student loan debt until he found creative solutions to earn more instead of just cutting back his e
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When you need to monitor, freeze, or put an alert on your credit:
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Getting divorced? How to divide up assets the right way, and how to get divorced when you don't have much money to pay for it:
I’ve never been through a divorce, but friends and family who have say they weren’t prepared for how expensive or stressful it was. Not only is the cost to split up staggering, you have to make financial decisions that influence the rest of your lives. I interviewed Stan Corey, who is o
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How to get a car loan when you don't have great credit:
Heather from Ohio asks: A friend of mine with bad credit is driving a car that was financed by her parents. She’s sending the monthly payment, but the car loan is in her parents’ names only. She doesn’t have any credit cards or other loans right now. If she refinances the ca
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How to create your perfect portfolio:
A Facebook follower named Murray H. says: “Loved your book, Money Girl’s Smart Moves to Grow Rich! Your simple approach to money matters turned my life around. Can you help me understand which mutual funds to buy if I want to retire in 25 years?” As you plan for retirement, pic
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How leasing a car (& getting out early) works:
A Money Girl Podcast listener named Alexandra says, “I’m leasing a car that costs $425 per month and I have 22 months left before the lease expires. But this expense is taking a toll on my budget. I’m underwater and the dealer suggested getting a loan to purchase the car
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6 tips to avoid potential disagreements & create a great financial life together:
Alyssa says, “My boyfriend and I have been living together for 2 years and still can’t figure out the best way to manage money as a couple. We’re serious and think about our finances as one pot of money; however, one of us makes more than the other. Should we split everything 50/50
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These 8 financial truths could change your life:
The answer to many questions about personal finances isn’t black or white. There are so many variables, choices, and potential outcomes for most situations that, in many cases, the best answer is simply: it depends. But you won’t hear any uncertain or unsatisfying financial advice
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Do you think giving kids an allowance for chores is a good idea?
Q. "Do you believe allowances are a good way for kids to learn about money?" A: Yes, an allowance can be a good way for a child to learn about money—but only if it’s used to reinforce desired behavior. For instance, if a child completes chores around the house or achieves good
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Personal Finance Expert, Award-Winning Author, Host of the top-rated Money Girl podcast, Speaker, Spokesperson, Analyst for Bankrate Insurance, yellow dog lover
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I'm the author of an award-winning book, Money Girl's Smart Moves to Grow Rich (St. Martin's Press) and host of the top-rated Money Girl podcast. I'm a speaker, financial literacy advocate, and spokesperson who's on a mission to help you live rich and love the journey!
Learn more about me at http://LauraDAdams.com
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