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EPISODE 25 - THAT LIGHTBULB MOMENT WITH PATRINA DIXON personal credit personal debt podcasts Jan 22, 2020

Join Tiffany as she sits down with one of her idols, Patrina Dixon, as they discuss what pushed them to make better choices with money.  You will find that the stories are similar but very different.  Maybe this is your lightbulb moment!

About Our Guest
Patrina Dixon is a Certified...

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EPISODE 24 - BUILDING GENERATIONAL WEALTH THROUGH INVESTING WITH CALVIN WILLIAMS, JR. investing podcasts Jan 16, 2020

In this episode, Tiffany sits down with Calvin Williams, Jr. owner of Freeman Capital. They discuss everything from post-slavery wealth in their families to real estate and changing the narrative for future generations. 

About Our Guest
Calvin F. Williams, Jr. is the first black owner of an...

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OPTIONS investing wednesday word of the week Jan 15, 2020

Definition
An option is a contract that gives the buyer the right, not the obligation, to buy or sell an asset at a certain price in the future.

Why It's Important
Options play an important part in some portfolios as a way to hedge (arbitrage) against loss.  Although you can purchase options on...

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EPISODE 23 - PAYING OFF OVER $200K IN DEBT WITH KIM AT THE FRUGAL ENGINEERS personal debt podcasts Jan 09, 2020

Have you heard of geographic arbitrage?  Me either until I spoke with Kim!  She and her husband are debt-free and living life on their own terms.  She came on to explain how she and her husband paid off over $200k in debt to be debt-free by 30!  I was inspired!  Be sure...

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ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME wednesday word of the week Jan 08, 2020

Definition 
Adjusted Gross Income or AGI is gross income minus adjustments to income for tax purposes

Why It's Important
AGI is the portion of your income that you are taxed on.  I think the best way to explain this term is to provide an example.  

Let's say your salary is $50,000 a...

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EPISODE 22 - FRAUD ALERT! HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF podcasts Dec 19, 2019

There are so many ways scammers can get your information.  Listen as Tiffany breaks down ways she protects herself against fraud especially during the holiday season.  

Links
Visit Tiff's website: https://www.moneytalkwitht.com

Connect with Tiffany on Social Media
Facebook: Money...

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BROKER-DEALER investing wednesday word of the week Dec 18, 2019

Definition 
A broker-dealer is any person or firm engaged in the business of buying and selling securities for the accounts of others or its own account. 

Why It's Important
You may be thinking that is an expansive definition. Well, it is and for a good reason! A brokerage acts as a broker...

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EPISODE 21 - LET'S TALK INVESTING WITH ANGELA MATTHEWS investing podcasts Dec 12, 2019

Oh, investing!  This is Tiffany's absolute favorite topic to talk about.  Angela Matthews sits down with her to discuss how she got started and some strategies she uses to make smarter investment decisions.  Definitely have a pen and paper ready because they dropped so many gems!

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GUEST ARTICLE : HOW SMART MILLENNIALS ARE GOING TO BE FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT money management personal finance Dec 11, 2019

GUEST ARTICLE: HOW SMART MILLENNIALS ARE TO BE FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT

What is your current age? Is it between 22 to 37 years? You are a millennial for sure. Yes, friend, I am a millennial too. Do you know an interesting fact about us? We are currently the biggest generation in the world. Unfortunately, we had faced a demon called the Great Recession in the early...

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FIRE (FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT, RETIRE EARLY) MOVEMENT personal debt wednesday word of the week Dec 11, 2019

Definition 
The FIRE movement is a school of thought where you aim to become debt-free (financially independent) and retire as early as possible, typically before age 35. 

Why It's Important
The FIRE movement is a trendy movement in the financial blog and influencer circles because who...

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