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Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

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Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

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New York, NY

Description:

Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

Twitter:

@lauraadams

Language:

English

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c/o Macmillan Publishers, LLC 18 West 18th St., 7th Floor New York, NY 10011


Episodes

660 - How Many Credit Cards Should You Have for Good Credit?

11/30/2021
Should you fill your wallet with credit cards or limit the number you have? It all depends on how you use credit and what makes sense for your financial life. Laura explains how to use credit responsibly and determine what number of credit cards is right for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:30:35

Your Complete Guide to 401(k) Retirement Accounts

11/23/2021
Confused about how 401(k)s work? Laura explains the rules for using these tax-advantaged retirement accounts, including employer matching, contribution limits, rollovers, withdrawals, loans, and more. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:26:35

Good Debt vs Bad Debt: Your Plan for Paying Off Debt Faster

11/16/2021
Do you know the difference between good and bad debt? Laura explains why it's a critical concept for saving money, building wealth, and creating more financial security. Plus, she covers a simple 7-step plan for paying off debt fast. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/...

Duration:00:24:03

Bitcoin for Beginners: Understanding the Future of Cryptocurrency

11/9/2021
Feeling bitcoin or cryptocurrency FOMO right now? Laura interviews Fred Schebesta, author and founder of Finder.com about the future of cryptocurrency and what bitcoin beginners should know. Find out how to slowly add crypto to your investment portfolio, keep it safe, earn higher returns, and where to learn more. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the...

Duration:00:35:59

10 Crucial Money Rules Couples Should Follow

11/2/2021
Should you open a joint bank account? Get a credit card together? Cosign a mortgage? Money Girl Laura Adams covers ten crucial rules for first-time couples managing their money together. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:22:30

Kids Banking: 3 Innovative Ways to Set Kids Up for Success

10/26/2021
Want to teach your kids good money habits and set them up for success? Laura breaks down three types of kids banking accounts and gives you her recommendations so you'll know what's best for your babies, tweens, teens, and everything in-between! Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/...

Duration:00:19:28

Get More From Your Credit Cards This Holiday Season

10/19/2021
Tired of holiday debt hangovers? Money Girl interviews Kristy Olinger, Credit Card Product Manager at Citizens, and co-host of The Opposite of Small Talk podcast, about tips for stretching your budget, using often-overlooked card benefits, and shopping safely this holiday season. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for more diet and nutrition tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:32:37

What To Know Before You Cancel a Credit Card

10/12/2021
Listener Kaitlyn asks: How will canceling a credit card affect my credit scores? Money Girl Laura Adams explains what you need to consider before closing an account, how to minimize hits to your credit, and tips for canceling cards strategically. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/...

Duration:00:29:27

7 Steps to Achieve Your Financial Goals Faster

10/5/2021
Ready to achieve your financial goals and build the rich life you're dreaming about? Laura covers seven steps to reach your money goals faster, figure out what they should be, and stay motivated for the long haul. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/...

Duration:00:27:18

Your Guide to Saving Money with an HSA Now and in Retirement

9/28/2021
If you're looking for a clever way to cut taxes, pay less for healthcare, and build retirement savings, a health savings account (HSA) delivers. Laura's guide will help you start an HSA, understand the rules, and use it to your financial advantage Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Download our free HSA Cheat Sheet. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter....

Duration:00:28:49

20 Best Personal Finance and Small Business Digital Tools

9/21/2021
Sometimes reaching your personal or business goals comes down to using the right tools. Laura reviews 20 of her favorite free or low-cost digital tools you can try out to make better money decisions, save money, be more productive, and have more success. Read the companion article on Quick and Dirty Tips. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:31:49

Smart Home Insurance Savings Tips for Homeowners and Renters

9/14/2021
Laura interviews Melanie Musson from Clearsurance.com about how to use smart home technology to protect your property and save money on home or renters insurance. You'll learn which insurance companies offer the best tech partnerships and specific devices that cut costs and your potential risk. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:36:34

10 Things First-Time Car Buyers Should Know

9/7/2021
If you're ready to get your own wheels, Laura covers ten things first-time car owners need to know. You'll learn the pros and cons of buying versus leasing, how to get the best deal possible, and ways to pay for your new car. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:24:41

10 Things Every First-Time (or Seasoned) Investor Should Know

8/31/2021
Want to be a successful investor? Money Girl explains how to get started, build financial safety nets, use tax-advantaged accounts, choose investments, and reduce risk. Find out how to create the best investment strategy based on your financial situation, age, and risk tolerance.

Duration:00:28:15

Should You Pay Off Debt Before Investing?

8/24/2021
Not sure whether to pay off a debt or to invest money instead? Laura covers the main pros and cons and shares a simple method to prioritize your precious resources so you accomplish key financial goals and build wealth as quickly as possible.

Duration:00:30:06

What Are the Different Types of Financial Advisors?

8/17/2021
Confused about whether you need a financial advisor and the different types? Laura interviews Rita Cheng, CFP, from Blue Ocean Global Wealth and Finder.com about who should work with an advisor, how to find someone trustworthy, what fees are charged, and the differences between robo-advisors and financial advisors. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter....

Duration:00:28:49

What You Should Know About Annuities

8/10/2021
Money Girl answers a listener question about annuities and explains the different types, how they work, and whether they can help you create a comfortable retirement. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:25:08

13 Things You Must Do for More Financial Success

8/3/2021
Laura Adams is celebrating her 13th year hosting the Money Girl podcast. To commemorate this big milestone, she's sharing 13 critical things for achieving more financial success. Find out which ones you're already doing and which you should adopt now to accomplish more with your money. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links:...

Duration:00:24:11

What Every First-Time Homebuyer Should Know

7/27/2021
Becoming a homeowner is a big decision. Money Girl explains how to prepare your finances, figure out a budget, work with real estate pros, and even when it's best to step back and wait to buy a home. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter to get more personal finance tips. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts...

Duration:00:31:30

Are You Eligible for Advance Child Tax Credit?

7/20/2021
The child tax credit is a federal benefit that puts money back in the pockets of qualifying families. Money Girl explains what the credit is, who qualifies for it, and how to receive it as advance monthly payments in 2021. https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/are-you-eligible-for-advance-child-tax-credithttps://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/are-you-eligible-for-advance-child-tax-credit. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter...

Duration:00:23:47