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Brian Preston and Bo Hanson, fee-only financial planners and wealth managers, go beyond common sense as they help you make smart financial decisions. Their professional credentials, sophisticated topics, and approachable style have attracted thousands fans and made them a personal finance phenomena. Learn more about Brian and Bo, read, listen, or watch the show, follow the blog, and connect directly to go beyond common sense at www.moneyguy.com.
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Dec 29, 2017

With the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) taking effect on January 1, most people are wondering what the GOP tax plan means for them specifically. In today’s show, we go over what you need to know about TCJA and the different ways you can leverage the changes.

Tune in so you know how to make smart money choices and tax moves going forward.

Visit the show notes for more detail:  http://www.moneyguy.com/2017/12/the-gop-tax-plan-what-does-it-mean-for-your-tax-bill/

Dec 15, 2017

When you have exercised forced scarcity and been disciplined with your finances, there often comes a point in your life where you go from being a "tight wad," as we say here at The Money Guy Show, to being able to spend a bit more freely. When that shift happens from super saver to abundance, buying a new car might be on your wish list.

In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we walk you through all the tips and tricks of buying a new car.  Tune in so you can learn how to avoid the common car buying mistakes that wind up costing consumers thousands of dollars. Instead, find out how you can successfully buy a new car and feel good that you got the best price possible.

For more details, please visit the show notes here.

Dec 1, 2017

What is wealthy? We define what it means to be wealthy relative to your peers at every age and stage of life in this latest episode of The Money Guy Show.

When it comes to your money, we wanted to provide you with a resource that would help break down and explain financial priorities that put you on the path to financial independence. We talk about the various things you ought to be thinking about and doing in every decade of your life from your 20's to your 50's and into retirement.

For more information, visit the show notes here: http://www.moneyguy.com/2017/12/the-definition-of-wealth-things-to-think-about-at-every-age-stage-of-life/

Nov 17, 2017

Navigating your personal finances can be complicated enough. Finding the right type of financial professional for your needs can be a little easier when you know what to look for and where you can find it. With nearly 300,000 financial professionals hanging their hat on the same tile of “financial advisor,” it’s important for any investor to understand the different types of financial professionals that exist and what they do.

In this week’s installment of The Money Guy Show, we offer helpful tips and tools as you consider your options when it comes to financial professionals.

For more details, visit the show notes: http://www.moneyguy.com/2017/11/how-to-navigate-hiring-a-financial-planner/

Nov 3, 2017

We address many of the important questions parents have about how they should save toward their children's future education costs. Which tools are available? Which ones are the best for your situation? Don't go anywhere, because we cover that and a whole lot more in this week's installment of The Money Guy Show.

Read more in the show note at http://www.moneyguy.com/2017/11/the-ultimate-guide-to-529-plans-what-every-parent-needs-to-know 

Oct 20, 2017
In this special Halloween episode of The Money Guy Show, we share financial decisions that will terrify you! Tune in as we discuss 6 BIG BAD SCARY FINANCIAL DECISIONS and 6 SUPER SCARY GOOD DECISIONS.
Oct 6, 2017
Tune in to this week's episode of The Money Guy Show to learn about the types of insurances you need - and don't need - to keep yourself out of trouble and what you value safe.
Sep 22, 2017
Equifax Data Breach: What You Need to Know to Protect Yourself
If one of the three major credit reporting agencies can be hacked, is any of our information really safe? Tune in to this week's episode of The Money Guy Show where we review all the ways your credit is used and what impact the Equifax data breach has on your sensitive personal information.
Sep 8, 2017
financial advice for teens ways to win with money
In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we tackle the money concepts we think are important to start mastering as a teenager. Having winning financial knowledge as early as possible can have a significant impact on future financial success.
Aug 25, 2017
Don’t Let These Obstacles Ruin Your Retirement
Knowing what obstacles may try to come between you and your retirement can help ensure you are able to avoid and overcome them.
Aug 11, 2017
what you need to know about accessing your retirement funds early
If you ever wondered what would happen if you dipped into your retirement savings before turning fifty-nine and half years old, this episode is for you. This is a cautionary tale about when it *might* make sense to withdraw retirement funds before you retire.
Jul 28, 2017
Do This With Your Money to Live Like No One Else
Knowing how to prioritize your money is what we talk about in this week's episode of The Money Guy Show. We share some simple guidelines that will better inform you as to where your next dollar should go.
Jul 14, 2017

You don't have to be a die-hard The Walking Dead fan to appreciate the allusion for this week's podcast. As financial advisors, we can draw parallels between a fictitious zombie apocalypse and the type of real apocalypse that debt can cause in people's lives.

Tune in to this week's episode of The Money Guy Show as we prepare you for the zombie effect of debt and train you to leverage it as a tool instead.

For more details, please visit the show notes on our website:

https://www.moneyguy.com/2017/07/the-zombie-effect-how-to-escape-the-walking-debt/

Jun 30, 2017
hallmark signs you're going to be a financial success
Do you exhibit these hallmark signs of being a financial rock star? Chances are that most, if not all, of these signs look familiar to you. But are you doing your part in each of these areas to reach your financial potential?
Jun 16, 2017
How to Win Friends and Influence Your Wallet
In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we're sharing the super-hero skill set you need to effectively complain to come out ahead economically. We also reveal the five things you can do so you aren't taken advantage of by your beloved service providers.
Jun 2, 2017
is your financial advisor working against you
In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we walk you through five red flag warnings that your financial advisor may not be representing your best interests. Tune in to learn the ways in which a financial advisor may be working against you and what you can do to protect yourself and your finances.
May 19, 2017
The 1 Thing You Need to Do to Build Financial Independence
Ever wonder if there was one thing in particular you could do that would truly help you build financial independence? While we share this simple concept in many of our podcast episodes, this is the first time we are dedicating an entire episode of The Money Guy Show to it. Tune in to find out how to implement the concept of forced scarcity into your day-to-day life and what it can do for your long-term financial situation.
May 5, 2017
How to Avoid Becoming a Miserable Financial Miser
Don’t become an asset hoarder that distorts the benefits of being financially responsible.
Apr 21, 2017
how to take the wealth less traveled
What would it take for you to step outside your comfort zone, to take a risk and pursue your dreams? In this episode, we give you the benefit of our experience and the preparation you need to be successful in whatever endeavor you pursue.
Apr 7, 2017
Ways to Tackle Education Planning When Life Happens
In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we talk about all the ways you can plan for your child's education and which tools will be most flexible for you no matter what path your child takes.
Mar 25, 2017
The Best Investment That Only 20% of Investors Have
Prepare to get a little nerdy with us as we dissect index funds, and why they are the best investment that only 20% of investors have.
Mar 10, 2017
How to Win in Finance Like Warren Buffett
Tune in to hear us share ways you can win in finance like Warren Buffett. We'll explore the traits and behaviors that have made him such a financial success and how all of us can put his good money examples to work in our own lives.
Feb 24, 2017
10 huge tax mistakes you don't want to make
With over two decades of tax preparation experience, this Money Guy Show episode shares tax preparation tips that you've probably never heard of before. We want to help you avoid the most common mistakes that people make when filing their income tax returns.
Feb 10, 2017
what to do with your retirement assets when you change jobs
In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we let you know how to assess the options for your money when you change jobs, or retire, and what you should consider before making your final decision. Wondering what to do with your retirement assets may be a detail that slips your mind in the midst of all the hustle and bustle of such a transition. That being said, you'll want to make a decision sooner rather than later over what to do with your hard-earned dollars when you leave an employer who provided your retirement plan.
Jan 28, 2017
Eyebrow-Raising Facts About How the Top 1 Percent Manages Wealth
Ever wonder what is considered the top 1 percent of income earners in the United States? Or how they wind up managing their wealth differently from those of us still building wealth? Well, we've gotten some questions from our listeners about what to do with your wealth once you cross a certain threshold and how to approach some of the "fancier" products on the market that are designed specifically for people with sizable assets. The truth behind the top 1 percent of high income earners and what they do with their wealth may surprise you.
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