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HerMoney with Jean Chatzky

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Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. That’s where HerMoney comes in. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow, offering the latest research, expert tips and personal advice.

Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. That’s where HerMoney comes in. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow, offering the latest research, expert tips and personal advice.
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Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. That’s where HerMoney comes in. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow, offering the latest research, expert tips and personal advice.

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Episodes

Ep 139: Yes, Women Want & Need Different Financial Advice

12/12/2018
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We’ve got the O.G. B.F.F. (best financial friend) on the show this week. Shannon McLay is the founder and CEO of The Financial Gym, a financial services company that’s disrupting the industry’s approach with women (and some men) on how they overhaul their relationships with money and work towards financial success. We discuss why women want (and need) different financial advice, what's working, what isn't and how Shannon is successfully raising capital for her company from men who can't...

Duration:00:29:19

Ep 138: All About 529 College Savings Plans

12/5/2018
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Earlier this year, America's student debt hit 1.5 trillion dollars — and guess who holds most of it? Yep, us ladies. We hold nearly two-thirds of all student loan debt in the United States. To bring it closer to home, the average graduate walked off campus with around $39,400 last year, which is up six percent from 2016. It's trending up, so what can we do for ourselves and our loved ones to lower the cost?

Duration:00:27:59

Ep 137: Be More Human, Erica Keswin Tells Us How

11/28/2018
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If you texted, emailed, Slacked and DM'd with people more than you talked to them face-to-face today, then this week's episode is for you. Erica Keswin, author of the new book, "Bring Your Human to Work: 10 Surefire Ways to Design a Workplace That Is Good for People, Great for Business, and Just Might Change the World," is all about learning how to speak in a human voice, finding the sweet spot between tech and connect and meetings that won't waste your time.

Duration:00:34:20

Ep 136: Finding Roommates & Funding Businesses With Elien Becque

11/21/2018
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Finding roommates and funding businesses are no easy feats. Ask Elien Becque. She's the founder and CEO of RoomZoom, a roommate matching web app designed to take the stress, financial risk and guesswork out of finding a roommate.

Duration:00:34:21

Bonus: Smart Women & Smarter Money Choices, Part Two

11/16/2018
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TGIF! To celebrate, we're taking you back to our live show at the PRX Podcast Garage in Boston. After our interview with Harvard’s Brigitte Madrian and our Mailbag (listen to both in Episode 134), we hosted a HerMoney Happy Hour. Grab your favorite beverage and enjoy 30+ minutes of women getting real about their relationships with money.

Duration:00:36:14

Ep 135: Build Your Buzz, Your Brand, And, Yes, Your Business

11/14/2018
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Whether you're an entrepreneur, a wantrepreneur (our favorite new word) or neither, the ability to market yourself is crucial. We all need to be able to create strong brands — personal and professional — and this week we get advice on how from the best. Tina Wells, CEO and founder of Buzz Marketing Group, an agency that creates marketing strategies for clients within the beauty, entertainment, fashion, financial, and lifestyle sectors, gives us a private consultation.

Duration:00:34:11

Ep 134: Smart Women & Smarter Money Choices, Part One

11/7/2018
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HerMoney recently went on a road trip to Boston for a live show with Harvard’s Brigitte Madrian at the PRX Podcast Garage.

Duration:00:46:12

Ep 133: Is An Annuity Right For You?

10/31/2018
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We (and by we, we mean the entire personal finance community) talk a lot about saving for retirement, but not enough about how to make our money last as long as we're going to. So we're going to change that. One possible solution for better guaranteeing income in retirement: annuities. One woman who's making annuities sound much sexier than they are: Elaine Larsen.

Duration:00:25:54

Ep 132: How Small Moves Can Make Big Impacts With Scott Harrison

10/24/2018
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With giving season upon us, we started asking ourselves how we can make bigger impacts — not just at the end of the year — but perhaps year round? We all have causes we care about, but when does it make sense to take donating money, time or resources a step further? When does it make sense to start a charity or not-for-profit organization of your own? To help us answer these questions, we’re sitting down with Scott Harrison, founder and CEO of charity: water.

Duration:00:33:22

Ep 131: Ch-Ch-Changes With Lisa Oz & Jill Herzig

10/17/2018
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The loss of an identity. The loss of a paycheck. Sometimes they're one in the same. This week we're discussing how to navigate major life changes with two of my favorite women, Lisa Oz and Jill Herzig.

Duration:00:35:58

Ep 130: Politics, Parents & Caregiving with Soledad O’Brien

10/10/2018
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For many of us, the tables eventually turn, the roles reverse and it becomes time to take care of the people who took care of us for so many years. Becoming caregivers for our parents is often uncomfortable, emotional and comes at a time when many of us are still revving up at work (and, yes, women are more likely to leave the workforce for this, too).

Duration:00:35:32

Ep 129: Getting Aroused With Randi Hutter Epstein

10/3/2018
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Estrogen, progesterone and testosterone, oh my! This week we're getting hormonal with my good friend, Randi Hutter Epstein, author of the new book: "Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything" — which, by the way, includes our finances.

Duration:00:32:06

Ep 128: New And Different Ways To Save For Retirement — That Actually Work

9/26/2018
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The fear that you'll run out of money in retirement is big and real and daunting. Which is why we're always excited to hear about it when someone — somewhere — has a new idea to help us conquer the challenges of making our money last. This week's hero: Morningstar's Head of Behavioral Science, Dr. Stephen Wendel.

Duration:00:35:30

Ep 127: Sex, Power & The Little Pink Pill

9/19/2018
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This week we’re speaking with a woman who’s on a mission to make other women, "really f***ing rich." And who doesn't like the sound of that? Cindy Eckert, founder and CEO of Sprout Pharmaceuticals is leading this charge, while simultaneously supercharging our sex lives.

Duration:00:29:50

Ep 126: Your Survival Guide For College App Season

9/12/2018
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It’s college application season for thousands of high school seniors across the country — and the ones who love them. Whether you're up against the deadline this year — or see it coming around the corner — it's never too early to start strategizing. We sat down with founder and CEO of IvyWise, Dr. Kat Cohen, to talk not just about reigning in the cost of college, but the cost of applying itself.

Duration:00:30:09

Bonus Mailbag #11

9/7/2018
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We have that back-to-school spirit over here and it inspired us to do a Bonus Mailbag!

Duration:00:22:31

Ep 125: HerMoney Diary Entry No. 1

9/5/2018
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Dear HerMoney listeners, this week we're getting up close and personal about our spending habits with Refinery29's work & money director, Lindsey Stanberry.

Duration:00:29:19

Ep 124: Two Personal Finance Experts Walk Into A Booth

8/29/2018
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A few episodes back, we talked about one of our friends in the personal finance community achieving a perfect credit score. Yes, a score of 850. I like to say you’re not your credit score, but in Washington Post columnist Michelle Singletary’s case, you might want to be.

Duration:00:28:58

Ep 123: Is Your Bank A Friend Or Frenemy?

8/22/2018
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This week’s big question: Do you trust your bank? Since 2008, the answer for many Americans has been...not so much. We're diving into all your feels around our country's banking system with UPenn's Lisa Servon

Duration:00:37:18

Ep 122: Financial Independence Means More Choices

8/15/2018
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Were you raised to be financially independent? Or did your childhood (rocky or otherwise) motivate you to seek financial independence out? These are questions inspired by this week's guest MSNBC LIVE anchor Stephanie Ruhle.

Duration:00:27:18