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The Money Guy Show | Investing, Tax, Estate, Retirement, Insurance, Spending, Saving, and Wealth Building Advice

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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Now displaying: 2019
Dec 6, 2019

Taxes may be inevitable, but we have good news! There are smart, LEGAL strategies to help you pay fewer taxes this year and every year to come. We use these strategies for ourselves and our clients and, in this episode, we’re going to walk you through the basics.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/12/how-to-legally-avoid-paying-taxes/

Nov 29, 2019

Everyone has financial dreams and goals they would like to achieve. Every year, without fail, the topic of personal finance shows up in the Top 5 most popular New Year's Resolutions list. So how can you make your financial dreams a reality?

In this episode, we're going to walk you through 4 vital financial areas to add to your goals and then, teach you how to make them stick!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/stick-to-your-2020-financial-goals/

Nov 22, 2019

You've been lied to! The vast majority of millionaires don't build their wealth overnight. There are real and tangible ways anyone at any age can build wealth and become a millionaire!

In this episode, we reveal the average salary of each age group (20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s), how much you should realistically be investing in each decade based on those salaries, and what the incredible outcome will be if you follow this strategy.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/build-wealth-with-a-low-paying-job/

Nov 15, 2019

Identify key roadblocks and behaviors that halt your financial progress and learn how to overcome each one.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/speed-up-your-wealth-building/(opens in a new tab)

Nov 8, 2019

Consider this your graduate degree in how to make FIRE a reality!

Folks in the F.I.R.E (Financially Independent, Retire Early) Movement are set on retiring in their 30s or 40s. So much of this movement is about motivation, but we want to make sure you understand the nuts and bolts of your plan so the wheels don't fall off! (Don't worry - we'll motivate you, too!)

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/11/fire-movement-gets-wrong/

 

Nov 1, 2019

If you implement these 7 habits, your financial life will change for the better! This show is a beautiful self-assessment. Join us as we walk through each habit and evaluate where we are and how we can use each one. 

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/10/7-financial-habits-that-can-change-your-life!/(opens in a new tab)

Oct 25, 2019

Managing finances doesn't have to be scary - but it can be if you make these 5 financial decisions. In honor of the Halloween season, we're telling you scary tales of financial catastrophe AND how you can avoid them!

Note: We wore our Halloween costumes for this show! See what costumes we chose on YouTube, Facebook, or Twitter.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/10/5-scary-financial-decisions-that-will-make-you-broke!/

Oct 18, 2019

Is passive income too good to be true?

In today's episode, we expose false claims of "making money for nothin'" and set the record straight on how you can actually make money doing real estate, content creation, and, quite literally, while you sleep!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/10/passive-income-exposed/

Oct 11, 2019

Time for a gut check! If you're saving or investing your money in these 4 ways, it might be time for a new strategy.

We'll break down why each mistake is not serving you well, then we'll cover the best techniques to get out of that financial rut and set yourself up for success!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/10/4-ways-you-are-investing-your-money-wrong/

Oct 4, 2019

How heroic (and different) are you with your finances? We lay out 5 unique ways to tell if you're a financial super hero. Plus, we teach you how to add each of these 5 skills to your everyday life.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/10/5-ways-you-can-be-a-financial-super-hero/

Sep 27, 2019

We believe anyone can be wealthy. But how?

This topic has some sizzle! We are about to share 4 paths anyone can take to become wealthy. We'll break down secrets to achieving each path and will help you decide which one is right for you.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/09/how-rich-people-get-rich/

Sep 20, 2019

In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we unpack the successes and failures of celebrities like Lebron James, Melissa McCarthy, Billy Joel, and more. Let's look at what they got right, where they went wrong, and how you can implement these lessons to make the most of your own finances.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/09/live-life-like-a-celebrity/

 

Sep 13, 2019

Money and marriage: can they coexist in harmony? Money can play a huge role in the overall happiness and success of your marriage. Taking time to consider the way you handle finances as a couple today can make all the difference in the long-run.

We're going to walk you through signs of financial success and traps to avoid at every phase of marriage from Newlyweds to Empty Nesters.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/09/money-and-marriage-by-age/

Sep 6, 2019

If you have children or you're thinking about funding any kind of future education, this episode is your new best friend! We're breaking down the best ways to save and pay for college, plus giving you hard numbers that will help you make the best decision on where to get your education.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/09/save-and-pay-for-college/

Aug 30, 2019

After watching Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, we realized the financial world has its own ferocious apex predator. Roth assets sit on the top of the food chain. They get tax-free growth, provide emergency access to your funds, and there are no required minimum distributions for these kinds of assets. 

In today’s show, we breakdown how Roth assets can help you grow your wealth exponentially!

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/08/roth-financial-strategy/

Aug 23, 2019

You're not going to believe we're giving away this advice for free! We're so excited to share these untold secrets and help you take your finances to the next level.

For more information, visit: https://moneyguy.com/2019/08/top-secret-planning-strategies

Aug 16, 2019

There are five levels of wealth that can let you know where you stand in your financial journey and how comfortable you really are when it comes to your finances.

Join us for today’s episode of The Money Guy Show to find out where you are in this race of building wealth. We understand that it takes getting to a certain level of wealth when you can actually start breathing a little easier knowing that you have your army of dollar bills built up and working for you. But what does abundance looks like at the graduation point? 

For more information, visit:https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/08/5-levels-wealth/

Aug 9, 2019

No one wants to feel like a chump! We're helping you recognize and avoid 7 financial rip-offs people are falling for each day.

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/08/the-worst-financial-rip-offs-and-how-to-avoid-them/

Aug 2, 2019

Yes, YOU can make money investing! And no, it's not gambling! 

Investing is a powerful tool that can help you put your army of dollar bills to work and build wealth. How much wealth? Well, join us as we take a look at the data. 

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/08/make-money-investing/

Jul 26, 2019

When you get serious about taking control of your finances, one of the first names or resources you may come by is Dave Ramsey. He is a beast in the personal finance industry. Dave has undoubtedly impacted millions - MILLIONS- of people’s lives through his Financial Peace University, radio show, best-selling books, and the plethora of other financial education resources available through Ramsey Solutions. 

But what happens after you take control of your money and climb out of the “dungeon of debt” as Bo calls it? Well, here is where we think that our Financial Order of Operations parlays nicely with Dave Ramsey’s 7 Baby Steps

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/07/dave-ramsey-baby-steps/

Jul 19, 2019

So often, we are asked whether someone should pay off an outstanding loan or invest. 

In today’s show, we put the rubber to the road and focus on the numbers. We also look at the different types of debt, how some is more punitive than others, and discuss the role it plays in your overall financial success. Yes! Debt is an important tool to help you achieve financial success. 

For more information, visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/07/when-to-invest

 

Jul 12, 2019

Estate planning can seem like a complex undertaking, and not knowing how to approach it can lead to inaction. Lucky for you, you know us! And like any good friend, we are going to let you in on what we know. Pull up a seat as we share how to get your estate plan established well and the common mistakes people make that you won’t after tuning in to this week’s how.

For more information, visit:  https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/07/estate-planning-mistakes/ 

Jul 5, 2019

Can you buy happiness? How much does it cost to buy happiness? What is the relationship between money, wealth, and how happy you are about life?

While we don’t have all the answers, we do think we offer a unique perspective on this topic because of our day jobs as fee only financial advisors. We have many conversations with our clients in regards to their money, goals, dreams and what makes them happy, and we share our high-level observations in this week’s episode of The Money Guy Show. 

For more information visit: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/07/how-much-does-it-cost-to-buy-happiness/(opens in a new tab)

Jun 28, 2019

It seems like you can’t go anywhere without someone having an opinion or a piece of advice regarding your finances. We are inundated with financial articles, news headlines, and information from our families - solicited or not. While there are times when the advice shared may sound good, it very well may not be right for your particular situation so you have to be careful about the information you act upon.

Financial advice, no matter how well-intentioned it may be, can function like that old game of Telephone. It starts with one message, but by the time it reaches you it can end up communicating something vastly and, in the case of your money, dangerously different. 

Be sure to tune in to this week’s episode of The Money Guy Show as we uncover the nine pieces of financial advice you should probably ignore. 

For more information, visit https://www.moneyguy.com/9-pieces-financial-advice-ignore 

Jun 21, 2019

Can you become rich making less than six figures? This goes against the grain of what most people believe. In fact, the statistics show that over half of baby boomers and millennials believe people inherit their wealth. However, the reality is that only 21 percent of wealthy people inherit money and of that only 3 percent are millionaires.  

This means, then, that the overwhelming majority of millionaires are your self-made, next-door types! This also means that you don’t necessarily have to make boatloads of money in order to become a millionaire. Tune into this week’s episode to find out how to avoid all the traps, pitfalls, and mistakes that can interfere with your potential to become a millionaire.

For more details, please visit the show notes on our website: https://www.moneyguy.com/2019/06/how-to-become-a-millionaire/

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