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You've got questions? We've got answers! This is The Motley Fool's personal finance and money show.

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Episodes

How to Make Sure Your 401k Plan is an A-OK Plan

5/22/2018
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Chances are you’re saving for retirement with the help of a 401k or 403b. Sadly, many plans are mediocre to horrible. We’re here to help you figure out if you’ve got one of the good ones—and what to do if you don’t. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Duration:00:30:07

Kids and Money: Parental Instincts Gone Wrong

5/15/2018
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Beth Kobliner joins us to talk about how common parental instincts aren’t always right when it comes to teaching kids about money. Thanks to Molekule and HelloFresh for supporting the show. Get $75 off your first order at http://www.molekule.com code fool. Go to HelloFresh.com/MF30 and use the code MF30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.

Duration:00:38:51

It’s Not Too Late to Put Your Financial Life in Order

5/8/2018
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New York Times reporter John Schwartz joins us to talk about his book, “This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order,” and Bro shares 5 investing lessons from the fall of General Electric.

Duration:00:33:41

Investing Mailbag with Jason Moser

5/1/2018
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Jason Moser joins us to answer your investing-related questions like buying your first stock, comparing ETFs and mutual fund performance, moving to cash, and his favorite investing books. Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool

Duration:00:41:31

What's the Deal With China?

4/24/2018
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The potential for a Trade War with China continues to dominate the headlines. With the help of Scott Kennedy of the Center for Strategic and International Studies we'll talk about what it means for us as consumers and investors.

Duration:00:44:47

Sinking our Teeth Into the FANG

4/17/2018
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Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (ahem, Alphabet) have had a heckuva ride lately. We’ll talk to Motley Fool Analyst, Matt Argersinger about the Zuckerberg Capitol Hill hearings and other recent events that have weighed on these tech giants. Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool.

Duration:00:36:54

5 Common Myths About Paying for College

4/10/2018
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With the help of financial advisors from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org, we’re going to debunk the most common myths about applying for student aid and paying for college. We’ll also talk about the point when investment returns outweigh your contributions to your retirement stash and what you should do about it. Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Duration:00:47:02

The 3rd Annual Loofie Awards

4/3/2018
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Celebrating the best, and sometimes less-than-best, in investing and personal finance. This year we’re recognizing the Foolish Stock of the Year, Unsung CEO, Best Cryptocurrency To Go Broke With and more! With special guests: Motley Fool Analysts Tim Hanson, Aaron Bush and Matt Argersinger.

Duration:00:27:55

Marvelous March Mailbag

3/27/2018
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We’ll answer your questions about the benefits of after-tax 401(k), the Backdoor IRA, i-savings bonds, and if Bro really meant it when he said you should treat a pension like a bond. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting Motley Fool. Get special savings by going to legalzoom.com use code Fool at checkout

Duration:00:40:43

The Financial Foibles of Mark Twain

3/20/2018
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Author Alan Pell Crawford joins us to talk about his book, “How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain.” We’ll also learn a few lessons from the downfall of Theranos and its relentlessly deceptive founder. Sponsored links: www.casper.com/foolHarrys.com/fool

Duration:00:44:19

Ball Like Buffett, Invest like LeBron

3/13/2018
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You read that right. March Madness is here, and everyone is talking about basketball, so we’re talking about basketball the only way we know how: in the context of money. And when it comes to managing it, you’d have a hard time finding a better pair of ballers and money managers than Warren Buffett and LeBron James.

Duration:00:29:31

Global Investing Trends You May Be Overlooking

3/6/2018
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Motley Fool Australia's Scott Phillips joins us with a global perspective on some of the trends driving opportunities for investors right now. We'll also talk about the big takeaways from Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders and get an insider's guide for traveling to Australia.

Duration:00:42:59

February Mailbag of Love

2/27/2018
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This month we’ll answer your questions about financial planning tools, investing in peer-to-peer lending, annuities, Social Security divorce benefits, and more. What was that ridiculous url Bro said again? www.calcxml.com/calculators/retirement-planning?xkm=606. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get special savings by going to legalzoom.com and use "Fool" at checkout.

Duration:00:42:06

The Olympics of Investing

2/20/2018
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It's time once again to hand out the medals to countries who are crushing it for investors. We'll get expert commentary on winners in Robotics, ECommerce, and more. Bro also shares some controversial ideas about how to factor your home into your net worth.

Duration:00:44:05

Money and Your Honey: Bro's Tips and Tidbits

2/13/2018
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Bro shares his best advice when managing money with your shmoopy. We'll also talk about the crazy week of volatility in the stock market and the science behind being lovesick.

Duration:00:33:27

How to Be Happier and Have Less Stress and Anxiety

2/6/2018
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Whether you’re experiencing stress over money, your job, relationships, or politics, Pete Shalek, the Founder of Joyable, joins us to talk about ways to reduce your anxiety and be a happier person. We’ll also talk about people increasingly cashing out their 401(k)s early and play a game of Would You Rather. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/FOOL or text FOOL to 500-500.

Duration:00:39:11

January Mailbag: 457s, 529s, and Lots of Tax Stuff

1/30/2018
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The head of Motley Fool planning, Megan Brinsfield (aka Taxypants), joins us to answer your questions on term life insurance, diversifying employer stock, and taxes. We’ll also share some listener tips and feedback. Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting The Motley Fool. Get special savings by going to legalzoom.com use Fool at checkout.

Duration:00:40:19

Happier at Work in 2018: Land the Job of Your Dreams

1/23/2018
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One way to be happier (and healthier, and wealthier) is to get a better job. With the help of The Motley Fool’s team of ace recruiters, we’re going to discuss how to stand out from the crowd and get a shiny new job. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Duration:00:36:13

Healthier in 2018: What Works for Us

1/16/2018
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Being healthier means being wealthier and, with the help of The Motley Fool’s Chief Wellness Officer, we’re sharing how we stay motivated to exercise and eat better. We’ll also talk about how most individual investors missed the boat on this bull market and how your financial advisor might be incentivized to put you in pricier options.

Duration:00:42:37

Wealthier in 2018: 7 Things to Do in Under 15 Minutes

1/9/2018
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Bro shares seven things that you can do in 15 minutes or less to be wealthier in 2018 and beyond. We’ll also take a look back at how the market did in 2017 and what the experts say you should expect in 2018.

Duration:00:33:49

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