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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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EPISODE 17 - MONEY IN THE MILITARY WITH JANEIL PIERRE podcast saving money spending money Nov 07, 2019

The military offers a lot of perks, but sometimes those perks can lead to irresponsibility when it comes to money.  Join Tiffany as she speaks with former soldier Janeil Pierre as they unpack what it is like, financially, to be in the military and making smart decisions while enrolled....

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MUTUAL FUNDS investing wednesday word of the week Nov 06, 2019

Definition
A mutual fund is a pool of managed investments. These funds are usually managed by a portfolio manager to keep them in line with their investment objectives.

Why It's Important
The best way to think of mutual funds is as a basket. When you purchase shares of mutual funds, you are...

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HALLOWEEN SHENANIGANS kids saving money 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 as we usually do. Not only that, but I also did not buy any costumes to save money. I had to think...

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EPISODE 16 - MINIMALISM AND MONEY WITH SHANI ST. VIL podcast saving money 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.  Be sure you have a pen and paper ready!

About our Guest
Shani St. Vill is a boss babe that assists...

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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 Important
An accredited investor can invest in a variety of unregistered investments such as hedge funds,...

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