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HALLOWEEN SHENANIGANS money management Nov 01, 2019

HALLOWEEN SHENANIGANS

What a night! Last night was Halloween, and I decided to do something different. Unfortunately, there was a tornado watch and warning issued for our area, so we could not go out and trick-or-treat...

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EPISODE 16 - MINIMALISM AND MONEY WITH SHANI ST. VIL money management podcasts Oct 31, 2019

Let's talk about minimalism!  Join Tiffany and Shani as they unpack what minimalism is and strategies they use to save money.  These ladies dropped so many gems during this episode....

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ACCREDITED INVESTOR investing wednesday word of the week Oct 30, 2019

Definition
An accredited investor is a person or business that is authorized to buy and sell securities without being registered through the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) 

Why It's...

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EPISODE 15 - CULTURE AND 25 STATES IN 25 WEEKS WITH DIMITRY NEYSHTADT money management podcasts Oct 23, 2019

Join Tiffany as she talks culture, consumer debt, and traveling through 25 states in 25 weeks with Dimitry Neyshtadt.  Learn how he lowered his living expenses by purchasing an RV and...

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PROSPECTUS investing wednesday word of the week Oct 23, 2019

Definition
A prospectus is a formal document required and filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that describes an investment offering to potential investors.

Why It's Important
The...

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WHAT IS HOME TITLE FRAUD AND HOW DO I PROTECT MYSELF? podcasts Oct 17, 2019

Tiffany talks about home title fraud, a fast-growing cybercrime that has gained a lot of traction in recent years.  Listen up to see what it is and how to protect yourself!

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MARKET CAPITALIZATION investing wednesday word of the week Oct 16, 2019

Definition
Market Capitalization or "Market Cap" is the value the market puts on a publicly-traded company. You can find market cap by multiplying the total shares outstanding by the purchase price....

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CAR WARRANTIES : ARE THEY WORTH IT? money management Oct 14, 2019

Car Warranties: Are They Worth It?

When I bought my 2016 Honda CRV fresh off the lot (learn about her demise here), I didn't really understand car warranties. The salesperson was pushing it down my throat, and that should have been...

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LISTENER REQUEST: MY SCHOOL LOST ACCREDITATION, NOW WHAT? loans personal debt podcasts Oct 10, 2019

Tiffany answers a listener's question about student loan payback if the school that they attended closes.  While on the topic, she also covers other ways your student loans can be...

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MORTGAGE-BACKED SECURITIES investing wednesday word of the week Oct 09, 2019

Definition

A mortgage-backed security is a security backed by a collection of mortgages held by an organization.

Why It's Important
Mortgage-backed securities are a pretty complex topic to understand,...

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EPISODE 12 - PERSONAL FINANCE IS A TEAM SPORT WITH RAHKIM SABREE financial coaching personal finance podcasts Oct 03, 2019

Join Tiffany as she dives into homelessness and thinking of personal finance as a team sport with Rahkim Sabree!  Rahkim talks about financial empowerment, discipline, FOMO, and how to...

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TARGET DATE FUNDS wednesday word of the week Oct 02, 2019

Definition

Target date funds are mutual funds that change allocation automatically based on your target (goal) date

Why It’s Important

Target date funds are a great option for those that do not...

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