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Millennial Money

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Money is hosted by Shannah Compton Game, an award-winning millennial financial strategist, Certified Financial Planner Professional and author. Millennial Money tackles all of your burning money questions with topics like Managing Money as a Couple, Mastering Your Budget, How to Ignite Your Savings, Dealing with Student Loans, Building Your Career, Investing, Entrepreneur Stories, Millennial Travel Spots, Music and more. Millennial Money is your go-to for all things money and lifestyle. Submit your questions for Shannah at www.yourmillennialmoney.com/contact.

Money is hosted by Shannah Compton Game, an award-winning millennial financial strategist, Certified Financial Planner Professional and author. Millennial Money tackles all of your burning money questions with topics like Managing Money as a Couple, Mastering Your Budget, How to Ignite Your Savings, Dealing with Student Loans, Building Your Career, Investing, Entrepreneur Stories, Millennial Travel Spots, Music and more. Millennial Money is your go-to for all things money and lifestyle. Submit your questions for Shannah at www.yourmillennialmoney.com/contact.
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Money is hosted by Shannah Compton Game, an award-winning millennial financial strategist, Certified Financial Planner Professional and author. Millennial Money tackles all of your burning money questions with topics like Managing Money as a Couple, Mastering Your Budget, How to Ignite Your Savings, Dealing with Student Loans, Building Your Career, Investing, Entrepreneur Stories, Millennial Travel Spots, Music and more. Millennial Money is your go-to for all things money and lifestyle. Submit your questions for Shannah at www.yourmillennialmoney.com/contact.

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Episodes

That Time I Took the Black Friday Dare + Black Friday Deals

11/16/2018
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Yes, even I got sucked into the black Friday madness, and 8 years ago I answered the call to a dare from my family to brave black Friday for a $200 shopping spree. I know, I’m crazy, but I do love a good dare, and who doesn’t love some free money, but I certainly learned a few lessons about how you can win on black Friday and not be one of the 66 million expected to go into debt. What You'll Learn Links Black Friday price compareThe Christmas Listmobile appHopperGoBankingRates holiday...

Duration:00:28:33

Pick the Right Health Insurance Plan for You & Your Wallet

11/13/2018
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If you’ve ever found yourself staring at your health insurance options during open enrollment trying to make some sense out of your choices– this episode is for you. Grab a beverage, grab your health insurance options, and let’s figure out what is the best plan for your wallet and your lifestyle. What You'll Learn Links Care credit cardHSA informationMarcus high-yield savings Discover high-yield savingsLA County Fire Department Foundation (fire donations) SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Want to be...

Duration:00:36:16

Get Your FOMO Spending in Shape This Year With Maizie Simpson from Credit Karma

11/9/2018
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We’ve all been guilty – you see something one of your friends is doing or buying and you want it too. Or, what about that new piece of clothing you’ve been drooling for and then suddenly an ad pops up on a social platform and you take it as “the sign” that you should probably go ahead and buy it? FOMO spending is a real thing that could be hurting your bank account and credit score without you even knowing it. What You'll Learn Maizie Simpson is Credit Karma's Data and News Editor,...

Duration:00:34:12

Breeze Into the Holidays Without Going Broke With Majd Maksad

11/6/2018
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The holidays are a time of celebrations, family get-togethers, lots of good eating and cold winter nights, but for many of us, it’s also a time of financial stress and a visit from your good ole’ friend debt. Majd Maksad, from Status Money, is dishing some great tips to breeze into the holidays without debt so you can hit the new year ready to take on your goals. Questions I Ask What You'll Learn Links Status MoneyPrevious podcast episode with Majd SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Want to be the...

Duration:00:36:36

Can Your Mind Make You Broke (and How to Avoid It) + Ask Shannah

11/2/2018
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Have you ever made a money decision that you regretted later? I’ve made about a million of these over the years, but I’ve also learned how powerful your mind is when it comes to money. Can you trick yourself into being broke or being wealthy? How powerful do you think your mind is when it comes to your bank account? We’ll uncover these answers and the most common money mindset traps in this episode. What You'll Learn SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Want to be the first to know when new episodes are...

Duration:00:25:51

Bye-Bye Savings Bonds and Hello Modern Savings for Kids with Mimi Chan

10/30/2018
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Millennials are leading the way when it comes to modern savings. There's a strong trend towards gifting experiences over stuff that's honestly really refreshing, and we're seeing this trend with children's gifts as well. Play yards and plastic trucks are great, but what about gifting your child (or someone you know) with money towards their goals like college or even buying a house in the future? Today's podcast guest, Mimi Chan, is sharing how her company, Littlefund, is shaking things in...

Duration:00:39:46

Why You Should Be Focusing on Big Financial Wins (and not your daily coffee) with Tori Dunlap + Ask Shannah

10/26/2018
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Article after article will have you focusing on giving up your daily coffee or that mid-afternoon trip to the juice bar to better yourself financially. I think it's time to throw out that wisdom (you can still skip your coffees if you'd like) and focus on achieving big financial wins. Things that will lead to real savings in your bank account like negotiating for a pay raise and lowering your cable and phone bill. Today's podcast guest, Tori Dunlap, offers a unique perspective on how you...

Duration:00:47:28

The Wonderful Secret Powers of a Health Savings Account

10/23/2018
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There’s a common vocabulary that we hear over and over again – invest in your 401(k), IRA, Roth for retirement – which of course is a good thing, but we don’t talk a lot about a special savings account that can tandem a high-deductible health insurance plan called a Health Savings Account, or HSA. This account has some super special secret powers that can benefit you now and in the future. What You'll Learn You'll learn enough about Health Savings accounts to figure out if it works for you...

Duration:00:31:12

How to Made 100K Teaching & Traveling Overseas with Amanda Swartz

10/19/2018
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When you think about teachers, what do you picture? Someone making a mediocre salary living paycheck to paycheck? Me too – but what if I told you there was a way to make over 100K teaching, pay down your debt, and travel at the same time? Meet Amanda Swartz from Every Further Mile, our guest on this episode who shares how she made over $100,000 teaching and living abroad with her family and was able to bank a ton of cash while doing so. Questions I Ask What You'll Learn Links Every...

Duration:00:36:32

An Inside Look at the Latest Money News and Trends: The Market Tumbles and The Fed Raises rates

10/16/2018
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It’s been a crazy couple of weeks – the Fed raised interest rates again, subscription fees are killing our bank accounts, oh, and there was a bloodbath in the markets. So, it seemed right for us to have a conversation about what this all means to you and how it impacts your financial goals. What You'll Learn Links Finder.com and subscription feesBarclaycard Arrival PlusCreditcards.com interest rate survey SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released?...

Duration:00:34:21

HGTV's Good Bones Mina & Karen on Taking Risks & Trading In a 9 to 5

10/12/2018
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On a recent trip to Indianapolis (my hometown), I had the privilege of joining Mina and Karen of HGTV's Good Bones for coffee and a chat about their thriving career. This mother-daughter home remodeling duo is hilarious (as you'll hear). Karen, a former practicing lawyer, and her daughter, Mina, decided to say "no thank you" to the typical 9 to 5 career, took a risk with money she had saved in an IRA and started a thriving remodeling business in Indianapolis. And then, one day, HGTV came...

Duration:00:31:23

What You May Not Know About Money Taboos That Might Be Sabotaging Your Growth

10/9/2018
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We all know that money taboos exist except we don't really talk about them. In fact, we don't really talk about anything in relation to money unless we absolutely have to. Have you ever stopped to think why this is? In the U.S., we have a terrible reputation of not making enough strides when it comes to financial literacy - which in turn enables money taboos to go right on existing. We need to talk though. We need to understand our money taboos and what role they play in our financial...

Duration:00:30:26

I Need Help with My Investing Strategy + Other Burning Investing Questions With Doug Boneparth

10/5/2018
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I don't think you can ever learn too much about investing and growing your wealth. While investing can seem super complicated, the good news is that there are a lot of resources these days to help you out (like this podcast). One of them is my good friend and fellow CFP®, Doug Boneparth. Doug's joined us on the podcast a few times in the past, and he's back again to help me answer some of your #AskShannah investing questions. Whether you're new to investing or a seasoned pro, you'll enjoy...

Duration:00:37:46

When Your Money Meets Mother Nature With Jason Hargraves

10/2/2018
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The curious thing about building wealth is that there is always a risk brewing somewhere. Those risks can cost money and wipe away your savings if you're not prepared. What if you had a flood in your home - are you prepared and what do you do if that happens? In the U.S. we deal with hurricanes, tropical storms, flood-prone areas and more, but you don't have to live in a flood area to suffer damage. Jason Hargraves from Insurancequotes.com is ready to educate us. Questions I Ask What...

Duration:00:37:01

How To Make Money & Travel the World with Sebrin Elms

9/28/2018
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It sounds amazing to travel as your job – always a new location, meeting new people, eating amazing food, drinks from around the world, and more, but let’s be real, traveling is no-joke these days – long lines, delays, time changes, etc. So what does it take to turn your love or travel into a career and actually make money? If you’ve ever wanted to crack the code and find out all the ways you can make money traveling the world, Sebrin Elms form The Clumsy Traveler is going to answer all your...

Duration:00:37:08

Rethink The Power of Networking with Kelly Hoey + Ask Shannah

9/25/2018
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Do you know the value of your network? Most of us take for granted the relationships we make in our career and don't realize their worth. What if there was someone in your network right now that held the keys to your dream career or to opening a door that would score you a book deal and more? There's power in your network, and our podcast guest, Kelly Hoey, is here to show you how to Build Your Dream Network (also the name of her amazing book)!! Questions I Ask Kelly What You'll...

Duration:00:43:43

Put Your Finances On Auto-Pilot & More Ask Shannah Questions

9/21/2018
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The best part about being a podcaster is getting to create a community and deliver content that you want to hear. Your Ask Shannah questions have inspired this podcast episode, and we're starting off with a question about how you can put your finances on auto-pilot (inquiring minds want to know). I'm a big fan of auto-pilot, mixed with a few manual pieces each month to get your money flowin' in the right direction. What You'll Learn I'm tackling three Ask Shannah questions in this episode...

Duration:00:30:30

Save vs. Splurge Travel Tips in Iceland with Bobbi Rebell

9/18/2018
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What type of traveler are you? Are you more of a saver or do you love a good splurge? I’m a huge fan of saving money but when we travel I do love a good splurge! And I don’t feel bad about it – and you shouldn’t either. If you love to travel as we do, this episode is for you. You’ll walk away with some great and practical tips to help you manage the save vs. splurge debate on your next trip, and if Iceland has been on your travel checklist, you'll be booking your ticket in no time. What...

Duration:00:36:57

Get Your Budget In Shape For The Fall + Ask Shannah

9/14/2018
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You blew your summer budget and now we're rolling into the fall. Before you know it, it will be the holidays and your budget will be screaming at you. Not to worry, I've got some out of the box tips to help you get ready for the fall and help you supercharge what you've got right now in your bank account. What You'll Learn I'm on a mission to continue to bring you different tips that you might not think about so you can pull together your financial plan for the fall. Here's a glimpse at...

Duration:00:35:35

Be Your Own Student Loan Debt Hero With Travis Hornsby

9/11/2018
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Student loan debt is no joke. If you have student loan debt, you know the stress an anxiety that it can bring on while you're trying to pay it off. In fact, student loan debt has skyrocketed to nearly $1.5 trillion dollars in 2018. What you need is tips, tools, strategies, and a little push to stay motivated while you're attacking your student loans. What You'll Learn Travis Hornsby, CEO of Student Loan Planner is with us today to break down some of the myths around student loan debt...

Duration:00:47:20