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Oct 15, 2021

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you may ever make, so you want to make sure you're doing it right! If you have questions about this important life decision, you're in the right place. Here's all of our best advice on buying a house, refinancing your mortgage, and how to pay it off the smart way.

0:30 - What You Need to Know Before You Refinance Your Mortgage
09:16 - Is a 15-Year Better Than a 30-Year Mortgage?
12:56 - The Big Danger of Paying Down Your House
25:31 - Is Pre-Paying Your Mortgage a Good Idea?
32:19 - What You Need to Know Before You Refinance Your Mortgage

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Oct 13, 2021

Uncertainty about Roth has been in the news a lot recently, but that doesn't mean it's dead! While you still can, you should take full advantage of this extremely powerful retirement savings vehicle.

In this Q&A we'll discuss the BIGGEST advantages of contributing to a Roth account and how you should be taking advantage of it today!

Then we'll be taking your financial questions live from the chat!

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Oct 11, 2021

One of the biggest expenses outside of houses and cars is a wedding - so what's the best way to pay for it?

We'll walk you through that question and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Oct 8, 2021

We can prove that the stock market is rigged! This may surprise you, but hear us out! In this episode, we examine what mainstream voices are saying about the stock market, our own evidence that proves the market is rigged, and what all of this means for the average investor.

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Oct 6, 2021

Is social media a net negative or net positive to your finances?

One study of U.S. Facebook users showed that avid users were more likely to have a lower credit score, more credit card debt, and spend 20% to 30% more in online auctions on sites like eBay. 😳

On the other hand, access to great financial strategies and information has been able to spread far and wide through platforms like YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook. Just look at The Money Guy Show! 👍

Let's make sure your financial life is protected from the cons that come with the pros of social media. We want to hear your thoughts in the chat, along with your financial questions.

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Oct 4, 2021

With used cars being so inflated right now, does it make sense to try to buy a new car?

We'll walk you through that question and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Oct 1, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but we’ve seen it happen - retirement savings CAN become too much of a good thing. We suggest investing 20-25% of your gross income towards the future. Saving more to hit your retirement goals can be even better! So, how do you know when you’ve crossed the threshold from healthy “Financial Mutant” to “chronic over-saver?” Let’s unpack how to do retirement savings right, setting yourself up for a solid financial future while still enjoying today!

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Sep 29, 2021

You probably have some friends or relatives who've purchased a second house to use as a rental property - so should you give it a shot?

We'll walk you through that question and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 27, 2021

We recommend saving 20-25% of your income for retirement, but how do you save for retirement AND a down payment on a house? And when should you consider hiring a financial advisor?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 24, 2021

What's the best piece of money advice you've ever received? We believe that advice changes depending on which stage of life you're in, so we challenged ourselves to distill our best financial wisdom into three main ideas customized for each decade of life. Whether you're in your 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, or beyond, you'll walk away from this show with actionable advice you can apply to your financial plan and mindset today.

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Sep 22, 2021

Are BIG changes coming to income tax rates, capital gains, and retirement accounts?

Let's talk through the proposed tax legislation and how it could affect your personal finances. We'll break down what you need to know and what you need to do to prepare.

After that, we'll answer your financial questions live from the chat!

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Sep 20, 2021

Let's talk about future-proofing your retirement plan - what if you hit a year like 2008? What's the best way to plan for the good and bad years of retirement?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 17, 2021

Why does starting a small business sound so "sexy" by today's standards? Social media and self-help empires make taking the leap and being your own boss sound wildly appealing, but is it really worth the risk? Let's break down lots of financial statistics about business owners, along with our best advice as small business owners ourselves. You'll leave feeling equipped to know the pros from the cons and motivated to make the decisions that are right for you.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2021/09/what-millionaires-wont-tell-you-about-running-a-business/

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Sep 15, 2021

How should you approach helping your family members when it comes to money? When it comes to things like college planning for your kids or loaning money to family members, how should you handle money with family?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 13, 2021

It can be hard work to build up a 3-6 month emergency fund - so when should you actually use it?

We'll walk you through that question and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 10, 2021

For most people, your 401(k) is the single largest account that exists in your portfolio, so you better know what it is and how it works. Here's some of our best advice on how to maximize your 401(k) all in one video!

00:19 - Do 401(k)s Still Make Sense for Savers?
08:20 - Where Did 401(k)s Come From?
12:34 - How Do 401(k)s Work?
14:20 - Roth vs Traditional: What’s Best For You?
31:38 - Secret 401(k) Strategies
43:40 - How to Pick the Bet Mutual Funds in Your 401(k)
48:18 - Should You Rollover Your Old Employer’s 401(k)?
53:33 - Average 401(k) Balance By Age

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Sep 8, 2021

Over 60% of Americans can't come up with $1,000 to cover an emergency. Where are we going wrong? And how can you make sure you're NOT part of that statistic? Here's how you can stay on the right track and build wealth that lasts!

After that, we'll be answering your financial questions!

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Sep 6, 2021

You've got a house that you can either sell or keep to use as a rental property - what should you do? And what exactly is the 3 Bucket Strategy?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Sep 3, 2021

40% of Americans are planning to leave their jobs this year. So, where are they going? While a host of reasons has pushed many to make a career change, virtual work brought on by the pandemic has become a way of life for a some of this 40% - and they don't want to go back to the office. If you're considering remote work, this episode is for you. We share statistics on both the highest paying and the easiest virtual jobs on the market. Then we'll weigh the pros and cons you need to consider before making the choice to say "no" to the office and take your job fully online.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2021/09/top-highest-paying-virtual-jobs-work-from-home/

Sep 1, 2021

If job interviews make you feel anxious for the unknown or depressed by ghosts of interviews gone wrong, we want to help set your mind at ease. As a team who has been on the opposite side of the interviewing table a lot over the past few years, we're sharing everything we've noticed about what makes an interview go well and what makes a candidate stand out from the crowd.

We'll share some of our best advice on how to nail your next job interview and how to know if the job is right for you, then how to pitch yourself with confidence!

After that, we'll be answering a ton of your financial questions live from the chat!

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Aug 30, 2021

If you or your spouse go back to the workforce, what should you do with that extra household income? And what should you do with an old 401(k) from a previous employer?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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Aug 27, 2021

Investing in yourself through education is often quoted as "one of the best investments you can make"... but is it true? Let's examine the current system along with education of all types to help you assess which type is worth it for YOU and which is not. The love of learning is powerful. We want to help you harness it and turn it into both fulfillment and an awesome army of dollar bills!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2021/08/is-the-current-education-system-a-waste-of-time-and-money/

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Aug 25, 2021

What financial books and tools do we recommend? Other than our Financial Order of Operations course, of course! And how does having a military pension fit in with your financial planning?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

Aug 23, 2021

What's the best way to make a big career change in your 30s? And is it ever okay to pay more than 25% of your gross income for your house?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

Aug 20, 2021

Is it a bad idea to buy or finance a new car? And do rich people have access to better investments than the average person?

We'll walk you through these questions and more in today's Q&A episode!

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