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INFLATION Feb 13, 2020

Definition

Inflation is the increase in the prices of goods and services over time. It occurs at a specific rate according to the countries consumer price index.

Why It's Important

As prices rise, your money buys less than it used to.  You know when the older generation says, "Well, back in my...

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EPISODE 28 - ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY DEBT PAYOFF WITH JOE DRISCOLL debt making money podcast Feb 13, 2020

Join Tiffany as she sits down with Joe Driscoll of Average Joe's Financial Independence.  Joe is active duty military but on a mission to be debt-free.  They talk about moving around from assignment to assignment and the side hustles that propelled them both to paying off debt faster.

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EXPANSION investing 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 Important
An expansion means that the economy is doing good.  This typically coincides with the...

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EPISODE 27 - 2020 TRAVEL TIPS podcast travel 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.

Connect with Tiffany on Social Media
Facebook: Money Talk With Tiff
Twitter: @moneytalkwitht...

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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 own.

Why It's Important
This is one of the main documents needed when you start thinking about estate...

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EPISODE 26 - MINDSET AND THE ART OF NEGOTIATION WITH TEDDI RENE' podcast psychology 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 negotiate that new job, raise, or even just benefits.  Be sure to have a pen and paper ready!

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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 we discussed last week, Call Options.  Take a look at the example in that post to get a...

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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 word, Options, they are a good way to hedge against a downturn in the market if used correctly....

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EPISODE 25 - THAT LIGHTBULB MOMENT WITH PATRINA DIXON credit debt podcast saving money spending money 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 podcast saving money 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 debt podcast travel 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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