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EXPANSION wednesday word of the week Feb 12, 2020

Definition
In economic terms, expansion is an increase in the level of economic activity.  It is a period of economic growth as measured by a rise in real GDP (Gross Domestic Product).

Why It's...

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EPISODE 27 - 2020 TRAVEL TIPS podcasts Feb 06, 2020

Tiffany has a lot of travel this year so she wanted to share how she gets it done on a budget.  She goes over her favorite websites and tools to travel cheaply while continuing to tackle debt....

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DURABLE POWER OF ATTORNEY wednesday word of the week Feb 05, 2020

Definition
A durable power of attorney is a designation that is given to someone in order to handle financial transactions if another person becomes incapacitated and can't make decisions on their...

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EPISODE 26 - MINDSET AND THE ART OF NEGOTIATION WITH TEDDI RENE' podcasts Jan 30, 2020

Do you have a fixed or growth mindset?  Tiffany and Teddi discuss the differences and how to use your mindset at the negotiation table.  They both drop gems on how to successfully...

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PUT OPTION investing wednesday word of the week Jan 29, 2020

Definition
A put is a type of option contract that gives the owner the right to sell a stock at a certain fixed price within a specified timeframe.

Why It's Important
Puts are the opposite of the word...

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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...

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CALL OPTION investing wednesday word of the week Jan 22, 2020

Definition
A call is a type of options contract that gives the owner the right to buy a stock at a certain fixed price within a specified timeframe.

Why It's Important
As I discussed in last week's...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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
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