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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep 330: Generational Wisdom from Madam CJ

8/3/2022
A’Lelia Bundles, the great great granddaughter of Madam C.J. Walker, and brand historian for the new haircare company MADAM, joins us to discuss what it’s been like to follow in her great great grandmother's footsteps. We discuss Madam C.J.’s work and the economic impact of her legacy for Black women. We also dish on the truth behind Netflix's “Self Made” and the current state of Black women in business. In Mailbag, we advise on selling a home and buying an electric vehicle. In Thrive, how...

Duration:00:51:33

Bonus Mailbag #37: Navigating Your Financial Plan During a Recession

7/28/2022
We're tackling all your questions about how to navigate the reality of a volatile market, with Isabel Barrow, Director of Financial Planning at Edelman Financial Engines. We dive into emergency funds and college savings, how to invest when the economy is down, and how hands-off is too hands off when it comes to investing.

Duration:00:33:21

Ep 329: A First-Generation American On Finding Success

7/27/2022
Latina women suffered more than any other demographic during COVID, which is why, when we talk about a “return to normal,” we must discuss ways to build back a more inclusive economy that works for all women. First-generation American Pamela Zapata, founder and CEO of Society 18, joins us to discuss entrepreneurship, why women need to charge more for their services and expertise, and what influencer marketing really looks like for Black and Brown women. In Mailbag, we tackle questions on...

Duration:00:46:44

Ep 328: Your Big Money Bet

7/20/2022
How can we find safety while also stretching ourselves? How can we take calculated risks, and be more successful when making big money decisions? This week, we learn it all — including how to perfect our poker face — from Jenny Just, one of the few self-made female billionaires in the United States. In Mailbag, we cover where to put retirement funds, and how to save for a niece or nephew. In Thrive, how to host the cheapest summer BBQ (and still have a blast).

Duration:00:54:03

Ep 327: Having Multiple Income Streams

7/13/2022
What does it mean to think in a contrarian way, as it relates to our money, our investments and entrepreneurship? Sometimes doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing is the best way to find success. Codie Sanchez, founder and CEO of Contrarian Thinking talks us through her best philosophies and what it's like to have multiple income streams. In Mailbag, we discuss health insurance and saving for retirement, and in Thrive, why it's time to invest, ASAP.

Duration:00:55:48

Ep 326: Higher Returns, Lower Risk

7/6/2022
Today men still manage nearly 98% of investment capital, and get 97% of venture capital. Yet when women are financial decision-makers, investments are more profitable, and companies make decisions that better benefit the overall economy. This is the “ XX Edge.” And we're learning about it with Ruth Shaber and Patience Ball, authors of The XX Edge: Unlocking Higher Returns and Lower Risk. In Mailbag, we discuss real estate investing and saving late for retirement. In Thrive, how to find a job...

Duration:00:55:41

Bonus: 10M Downloads, 10M Reasons We Love You

6/30/2022
We’re celebrating 10 million downloads of the HerMoney Podcast, and we couldn’t have reached this milestone without you. To celebrate, we’re taking your Mailbag questions with all of the women who helped launch and grow the HerMoney Podcast: Jean Chatzky, Beth O’Connell, Kelly Hultgren and Kathryn Tuggle.

Duration:00:42:16

Ep 325: The Market, The Economy, and a Recession

6/29/2022
We’ve seen markets worldwide tumbling over the last few weeks, with the S&P 500 down by more than 21% since January. But other than “take a breath,” what can we actually do? This week, we tackle what we can control, what nervous investors should be doing, and the best moves to make if you’re just getting started with your investing journey, or looking to invest more in a bear market. We also dive into how we can prepare for another recession if it's coming. In Mailbag, we hear from a teacher...

Duration:00:47:52

Ep 324: Get What You Want

6/22/2022
What do you want most for your life and your career, in terms of goals you’ve set for yourself? What about those big goals that seem almost too big — the impossible ones that you only sometimes let yourself dare to dream? Julie Solomon, author of, Get What You Want: How to Go From Unseen to Unstoppable, tells us how to discover what’s holding us back, release limiting belief systems, and approach life from a place of increased confidence and clarity. In Mailbag, how much to save for...

Duration:00:49:31

Ep 323: Crypto Questions, Answered

6/15/2022
We heard from so many of you after our Crypto 101 episode. You had questions. This show is filling in the gaps during a time of volatility in the sector. Is it something we should be investing in? Is there a way to know if you’re buying the next Bitcoin at a low, and you stand to earn millions, or if you’ve just put your money into the next Luna? Shirin Bucknam, co-founder of Crypto Witch Club, joins us to tackle your questions. In Mailbag, we dive into how single people can get an executor...

Duration:00:42:53

Ep 322: Fair Pay + Earning More

6/8/2022
We’re discussing how to get paid fairly, what to bring to the negotiation table, and what it really takes to earn more. We’re giving you scripts for how to ask for a raise, and how to respond if your request is denied. In Mailbag, we hear from a listener celebrating a big career win, and Jean advises a woman who just started a new job but it’s clearly a terrible fit and a toxic environment. Want to learn more? Sign up for our Let’s Talk Fair Pay Workshop on Tuesday, June 21st, from...

Duration:00:39:58

Ep 321: Divorce And Your Money

6/1/2022
Women’s household income drops by an average of 41% following a divorce. If you’re going through a separation, today we’re giving you a guide for what may lie ahead — and we’re getting tactical about some of the moves you should be taking to set yourself up for success. We talk about what it really takes to be financially strategic, preventative and knowledgeable. In Mailbag, we advise a listener on buying and selling a home in the era of climate change, and we talk through the advantages...

Duration:00:48:57

Ep 320: The Four-Day Workweek

5/25/2022
We can’t talk about getting women “back to work” without talking about what, exactly, that work needs to look like. Because “work” as we’ve known it for the last 100 years, just wasn’t built for women. Lately, we’ve heard of companies with 4-day workweeks and more flexibility than we could have imagined just a few years ago. But are these changes here to stay, and can you ask for them yourself? Shannan Monson, founder and CEO of NuuWork, weighs in. In Mailbag, we hear from a “millennial in...

Duration:00:45:59

Ep 319: Moving Past Rejection

5/18/2022
What do you do when you’re told “no,” when what you really want is a yes? How can we pick ourselves up and move on, and turn our attention to new opportunities, or new people that want us? In this episode, we discuss how to handle rejection, with Jordan Lee Dooley, author of Embrace Your Almost. In Mailbag, we talk about making the most of social security, and helping an elderly parent with their budget. In Thrive, should you pay your parents when they babysit?

Duration:00:43:56

Ep 318: NFTs 101

5/11/2022
What are NFTs? Non-Fungible Tokens. But what does that mean, exactly? We break it all down with Kelly Groehler, co-founder and CEO of Alice Riot. We tackle your most pressing questions, including: Is it safe to invest in NFTs? Where and how do you buy an NFT? Do you need a special wallet? How do you open one?How do you identify which platforms to use when buying an NFT? How do you identify which NFT to buy?What is the risk? How much money should you start with? In Mailbag, we tackle 529...

Duration:00:47:55

Ep 317: Senator Tammy Duckworth: Mother, Warrior, Senator

5/4/2022
A very special discussion on career, motherhood, and so much more with Senator Tammy Duckworth, an Iraq War Veteran, Purple Heart recipient and Illinois Senator. She gets candid about her work, her journey into motherhood and special initiatives and legislation. In Mailbag, we answer questions on iBonds, mutual funds and taxes, and adding bonds to your portfolio. In Thrive, what you need to know about student loan scams in 2022.

Duration:00:35:40

Ep 316: Negotiating Medical Bills

4/27/2022
What do you do when you get a medical bill that's more than you can afford? How do you negotiate, settle for less, or get your insurance company to step in and cover more? Today, we’re asking all those questions of Braden Pan, founder and CEO of Resolve, a company that negotiates your medical bills on your behalf, and to date has saved people more than $16 Million. In Mailbag, we talk money optimization tactics and market volatility.

Duration:00:49:42

Ep 315: The Economics Of Becoming An Influencer

4/20/2022
The competition to be seen and heard on social media is fierce. So, what is life really like for an influencer, and how much do they earn? Kris Collins, “KallMeKris” has 43.3 million followers on TikTok, 5.5 million subscribers on YouTube and nearly 2 million followers on Instagram. She weighs in on what it really means to be an “influencer” and what it takes to build a brand using social media,. In Mailbag, we tackle questions on helping a family member choose a career, and the financial...

Duration:00:40:20

Ep 314: A Feminist Takes On Money

4/13/2022
This week we’re talking about money with Rebecca Walker, editor of the book, “Women Talk Money: Breaking The Taboo.” Listen in as Jean and Rebecca talk money trauma, reimagining our relationships with money, financial lessons, and the gender and racial wealth gaps. In Thrive, we discuss the best books and educational sources for retirement, and in Thrive, the red flags women should look out for when job hunting.

Duration:00:41:11

Bonus Mailbag #36: Retirement 101

4/8/2022
This week, we’re tackling your retirement questions, with certified financial planner Rose Niang. We talk about selling property vs. becoming a landlord, relocating to a cheaper part of the country, how to save when you’re starting late, and a Roth 403b vs. a Roth IRA. If you have a question you’d like Jean to tackle on an upcoming episode, please reach out to us at mailbag@hermoney.com.

Duration:00:27:55