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BEING IN THE MOMENT personal finance Sep 03, 2019

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FinCon starts tomorrow, but this post has nothing to do with money! Yesterday, I spent the day cherishing my loved ones, especially my son, because I know I am going to be away for a little bit. I only had one son yesterday, so it gave me time to provide one on one attention and affection. I am...

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EPISODE 7 - PAYING OFF CREDIT CARD DEBT WITH RITA BAUTISTA personal debt podcasts Aug 29, 2019

Join Tiffany as she has a money talk with Rita Bautista, host and creator of the Empowerment & All That podcast!  We discuss how she was able to pay off $15,000 in credit card debt in less than a year!  She drops some real gems so definitely take a listen.


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INVERTED YIELD CURVE wednesday word of the week Aug 28, 2019

Definition

An inverted yield curve (negative yield curve) will slope down to the right to show that the yield is higher for short-term maturities than for longer maturities.

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Why It's Important?

You may have heard all of the talk about the inverted yield curve and an upcoming recession. An inverted...

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THE MANY LESSONS OF SUMMER 2019 personal finance Aug 27, 2019

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As the kids go back to school this week, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the many lessons I learned this summer. It was both challenging and cleansing. The message that I write my story and control my surroundings has never been more apparent! Here is what happened:

 

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EPISODE 6 - LISTENER REQUEST: WHAT IS INCOME TAX AND HOW DOES IT WORK? podcasts Aug 22, 2019

Do you know why taxes are coming out of your check every pay period?  How do they calculate it?  What is it used for?  Join Tiffany as she answers these questions and more!  This episode was a listener request!  To submit a question: join our Facebook group...

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ASK PRICE / BID PRICE wednesday word of the week Aug 21, 2019

Definition

The ask price is the price at which a dealer of a particular security is willing to sell the security to interested investors. A bid price is the price at which a dealer in a particular security is willing to purchase the security from investors.

Why It's Important

The New York Stock...

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EPISODE 5 - LISTENER REQUEST: WHAT ARE ROTH IRAS? investing podcasts retirement planning Aug 15, 2019

Always wondered about Roth IRAs?  Join Tiffany as she breaks down what they are and how to best utilize them.

This is a listener request episode.  If you want to have your question featured, please submit on our website.

 

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Welcome to Money Talk with Tiff, a...

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ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS investing wednesday word of the week Aug 14, 2019

Definition

Alternative Investments are any investment that is not cash, equities, and bonds

Why It's Important

The list of alternative investments is very broad and includes real estate-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities, limited partnership interests, hedge funds (explained here),...

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EPISODE 4 - HOW I (ALMOST) CASH FLOWED BRACES money management podcasts Aug 08, 2019

This was a $5,000 unplanned expense that I almost panicked over!  Has this ever happened to you?  Did you have a big unplanned expense that came out of nowhere?  It could completely derail your progress on your financial goals.  Listen to how I made it work by using...

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BASIS POINT wednesday word of the week Aug 07, 2019

Definition

A basis point is equal to one hundredth of one percent

Why It's Important

You have probably heard the talking heads on your favorite financial shows or news site mentioning basis points. They may have said something like "interest rates have gone down 25 basis points". 25 basis points is...

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