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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?

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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...

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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! ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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EPISODE 3 - BUDGETS! MY FAVORITE TOPIC. LEARN WHY! personal debt podcasts Aug 01, 2019

Do you have a budget?  Lost on what a budget is or how to start one?  Look no further!  Tiffany talks about her favorite topic, budgets, and easy ways to put one together.  You...

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EPISODE 2 - YOUR RELATIONSHIP WITH MONEY AND HOW TO CHANGE IT money management personal credit personal debt podcasts Aug 01, 2019

In this episode, we discuss emotions and how they affect our money decisions.  Will you do things differently or the same?  How has your family affected your relationship with...

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EPISODE 1 - INTRO TO MONEY TALK WITH TIFF personal credit personal debt podcasts Aug 01, 2019

Get motivated on your financial journey as you follow money nerd and financial coach, Tiffany Grant, on her journey to be debt-free by 30!

She makes complex financial topics surprisingly simple. You...

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CASH FLOW personal finance wednesday word of the week Jul 31, 2019

Definition

Cash flow is how money flows in and out of your account and/or business

Why It's Important

Cash flow is crucial to financial freedom. If you aren't sure how money is coming in and...

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