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ADJUSTED GROSS INCOME taxes 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 best way to explain this term is to provide an example.  

Let's say your salary is $50,000 a...

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EPISODE 22 - FRAUD ALERT! HOW TO PROTECT YOURSELF podcast 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
Visit Tiff's website: https://www.moneytalkwitht.com

Connect with Tiffany on Social Media
Facebook: Money...

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BROKER-DEALER investing wednesday word of the week Dec 18, 2019

Definition 
A broker-dealer is any person or firm engaged in the business of buying and selling securities for the accounts of others or its own account. 

Why It's Important
You may be thinking that is an expansive definition. Well, it is and for a good reason! A brokerage acts as a broker...

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EPISODE 21 - LET'S TALK INVESTING WITH ANGELA MATTHEWS investing podcast saving money Dec 12, 2019

Oh, investing!  This is Tiffany's absolute favorite topic to talk about.  Angela Matthews sits down with her to discuss how she got started and some strategies she uses to make smarter investment decisions.  Definitely have a pen and paper ready because they dropped so many gems!

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GUEST ARTICLE : HOW SMART MILLENNIALS ARE GOING TO BE FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT Dec 11, 2019

GUEST ARTICLE: HOW SMART MILLENNIALS ARE TO BE FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT

What is your current age? Is it between 22 to 37 years? You are a millennial for sure. Yes, friend, I am a millennial too. Do you know an interesting fact about us? We are currently the biggest generation in the world. Unfortunately, we had faced a demon called the Great Recession in the early...

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FIRE (FINANCIALLY INDEPENDENT, RETIRE EARLY) MOVEMENT debt psychology wednesday word of the week Dec 11, 2019

Definition 
The FIRE movement is a school of thought where you aim to become debt-free (financially independent) and retire as early as possible, typically before age 35. 

Why It's Important
The FIRE movement is a trendy movement in the financial blog and influencer circles because who...

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EPISODE 20 - THE GROWN-UP GAP YEAR WITH STEPHANIE PERRY podcast saving money travel Dec 05, 2019

Have you ever wanted to take a year off from work to just travel?  Join Tiffany as she talks to Stephanie Perry, who did just that and now shows others how to do the same.  Learn about why she did it and her favorite travel destinations.  She dropped so many gems in this episode!

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PHILANTHROPY psychology wednesday word of the week Dec 04, 2019

Definition 
Philanthropy is the desire to promote the welfare of others, typically in the form of monetary gifts and donations.

Why It's Important
Yesterday was Giving Tuesday! If you don't know what that is, it is a national holiday the Tuesday after Thanksgiving to promote giving back to the...

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EPISODE 19 - MONEY AFTER DIVORCE WITH KRISTA GOODRICH AND GRACE EVERITT podcast psychology Nov 21, 2019

In this episode, Tiffany interviews two guests!  Krista Goodrich and Grace Everitt talk about the tough topic of divorce.  Find out how these two ladies made it through some financially nasty divorces and strategies they had to apply to get their financial life back on track.

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TURNOVER RATIO investing wednesday word of the week Nov 20, 2019

Definition 
A portfolio's turnover rate measures the level of buying and selling of investments. You will typically see a turnover ratio when analyzing mutual and index funds. They are the same thing.

Why It's Important
High turnover rates can lead to higher portfolio...

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EPISODE 18 - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT INSURANCE WITH ACQUANIA ESCARNE insurance podcast Nov 14, 2019

Insurance, insurance, insurance!  Join Tiffany as she talks insurance with Acquania Escarne, a licensed insurance agent.  They discuss everything from term life to whole life and even long term care.  Get your pen and paper ready for these gems!

About our Guest
Acquania...

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TRANSACTION FEE investing wednesday word of the week Nov 13, 2019

Definition
A transaction fee is a fee charged by a brokerage firm for every trade that takes place. These fees can range from $0 to $9.95, depending on the firm.

Why It's Important
Transaction fees are significant because anytime you make a buy or sell trade in your account, you're charged that fee....

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