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

Quick and Dirty Tips

Money Girl provides short and friendly personal finance, real estate, 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. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

Money Girl provides short and friendly personal finance, real estate, 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. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

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New York, NY

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Money Girl provides short and friendly personal finance, real estate, 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. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com

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@lauraadams

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English

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Episodes

6 Smart Money Moves When Interest Rates Rise

5/18/2022
As interest rates rise, find out essential financial moves to save money. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty...

Duration:00:16:42

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

5/11/2022
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. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. Transcript is available at Simplecast. 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...

Duration:00:25:00

What does it mean to have a company vesting schedule?

5/3/2022
If your employer offers a 401(k) match or stock options, they may come with a company vesting schedule. Find out what it means to be vested and how it should factor into decisions about your employment. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:22:58

Can You Contribute to a 401k and an IRA in the Same Year?

4/26/2022
Having more than one retirement plan can change the tax rules and benefits you receive. Laura explains what you need to know and how to get most most out of multiple retirement accounts in the same year. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:21:34

What Happens If You Get Named a Personal Representative

4/19/2022
To answer a Money Girl podcast listener question about being a personal representative, Laura interviews attorney Lauren Blair. They chat about planning your estate and being prepared to be an executor of someone's will after their death. 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...

Duration:00:18:22

5 Things Every Home Buyer Should Know About Mortgage Points

4/12/2022
Buying a home or refinancing a mortgage is a huge financial move! Laura helps you understand what mortgage points are and how to know if they're worth paying for as you shop around. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:21:18

674 - 8 Steps to Prepare Your Finances for Homeownership

4/5/2022
Are you ready for homeownership? Find out if buying a home is right for you, how much you can afford, ways to save for a down payment, and tips to get an affordable mortgage. The more you know about the home buying process and prepare your finances it, the cheaper and less stressful it will be. 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...

Duration:00:31:14

Why BlockFi’s Founder Believes More Women Should Care About Crypto

3/29/2022
To celebrate Women’s History Month, Laura interviewed Flori Marquez, co-founder of BlockFi, a crypto financial services company. They chat about the future of crypto, why you should care, and surprising sesults of the second annual Real Talk: Women x Crypto 2.0 survey. 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...

Duration:00:26:16

7 Ways to Protect Your Money From Lawsuits

3/22/2022
As your net worth increases you have more exposure to lawsuits and other financial risks. Laura covers 7 wise strategies to protect your money, assets, and businesses. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:16:15

7 (Legal) Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill

3/15/2022
Looking for ways to slash your tax bill? Laura reviews seven legitimate ways to eliminate your entire tax bill or increase your tax refund and keep hundreds or thousands of your hard-earned dollars. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:18:05

5 Tips for Keeping Tax and Other Financial Records

3/8/2022
Filing cabinet overstuffed? It's time to get clarity on which documents you can safely toss, what records you should save, and for how long. Laura reviews five tips for keeping tax and other financial records and staying compliant with IRS rules. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:16:30

670 - Simple Strategies to Invest Money Wisely at Any Age

3/1/2022
This week's market turmoil underscores that using tried-and-true investment strategies is best. Laura gives an explainer about why everyone has been talking about GameStop and reviews seven simple principles to grow your money no matter if you're a new investor, have been at it for decades, or don't have much money to invest. 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...

Duration:00:23:17

How to Buy or Sell a Used Car Online

2/22/2022
Laura interviews Sarah Wyant from Carvana about tips for getting the best deal when buying or selling a used car online. They discuss what you need to know, including how to save money, create a car budget, prepare for financing, have a more enjoyable experience, and receive a real offer to sell your car in minutes. 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:00:29:05

7 Tips to Avoid Cryptocurrency and NFT Scams

2/15/2022
Ready to invest in crypto and NFTs but don't want to get scammed? Laura answers listener questions about who should own crypto assets, the potential risks, and how to know when a cybercriminal is trying to take advantage of you. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:21:28

Starting a Family? 10 Things New Parents Should Know About Money

2/8/2022
Starting a family is an exciting life change. Laura covers ten financial and legal considerations for new parents to reduce risk, make medical cost and childcare more affordable, and protect their child's financial future. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:20:12

661 - What To Do If You Contribute Too Much to an HSA, IRA or 401k

2/2/2022
Over-contributing to various tax-advantaged accounts isn’t allowed, but can be easy to do by mistake. Laura reviews the contribution limits for various accounts and how to correct an excess so you avoid costly penalties. 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...

Duration:00:20:02

7 Smart Ways to Invest Extra Money

1/25/2022
Fortunate to have a bit of extra money, but aren't sure what to do with it? Laura answers a listener question and covers seven smart things to do with your money after you've covered the basics. Read the transcript 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...

Duration:00:22:48

5 Ways to Become an Active or Passive Real Estate Investor

1/18/2022
Interested in passive income and real estate but not sure if you're ready for hands-on investing? Laura covers five ways to invest in property actively and passively so you can diversify your portfolio and create additional income streams even with no special knowledge. 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...

Duration:00:25:04

673 - How Much Debt Is Too Much? 8 Warning Signs

1/11/2022
Using debt wisely comes down to understanding the difference between good and bad debt and the right amounts based on your income and goals. Laura reviews how eight ways to know if you have too much debt and simple action steps to protect your finances. 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...

Duration:00:24:31

5 Money Resolutions You Should Set for 2022

1/4/2022
The new year is an excellent time to take stock of your finances and decide what you want to achieve with your money. Laura reviews five essential resolutions for tracking your financial progress, eliminating debt, saving more, and boosting your financial wellbeing in 2022. 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...

Duration:00:23:31