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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 178: Making Empowered Choices With Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

9/11/2019
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One of the challenges we face when making decisions is that there can be an overwhelming number of choices — in work, with our finances, and in our personal lives. And when we start to second guess ourselves, it can make us feel disempowered. This week, our guest is going to help us break down the entire decision-making process and help us gain the confidence we need when faced with life’s big “what to dos.” Cheryl Strauss Einhorn, well known from her many years on CNBC, is also the creator...

Duration:00:42:32

EP 177: Cryptocurrency Investing For Dummies, With Kiana Danial

9/4/2019
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This week we're boldly going where no HerMoney episode has ever gone before — we're talking cryptocurrency and blockchain technology. Listen in as we explore some of your most frequently asked questions, including: How does it work? Should you invest in it? How do I use my money once I buy crypto? Our guest, Kiana Danial, is the author of the new book Cryptocurrency Investing for Dummies, and CEO of InvestDiva.com. She talks with Jean about her journey into investing in cryptocurrency, and...

Duration:00:46:04

EP 176: Resilience And True Wealth With Veronica Dagher

8/28/2019
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When many people hear the word "wealth," they think about dollars and cents — but it's oh-so-much more than that, according to our guest this week, Veronica Dagher. Veronica is an award-winning reporter for the Wall Street Journal, co-host of the “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast, and author of the new ebook, Resilience: How 20 Ambitious Women Used Obstacles to Fuel Their Success. Veronica shares some of the biggest lessons she's learned from the incredible women featured on her podcast,...

Duration:00:39:55

Ep 175: Investing For Good, With Nicole Connolly

8/21/2019
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Is ESG investing on your radar yet? That stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance, and it’s a huge trend — particularly among women and millennials — who want to invest in companies they can feel good about. In this week’s episode, Jean sits down with Nicole Connolly, Head of ESG investing and Portfolio Manager for the Women’s Leadership Fund at Fidelity Investments. She breaks down how we can all put our money where our mouth is when it comes to supporting companies that are doing...

Duration:00:27:28

Ep 174: Money-Saving Coupon Strategies With Joanie Demer

8/14/2019
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Listen in as Joanie talks about her journey into couponing, and how she went from being skeptical that it would work to being "all-in." (Hint: Her enthusiasm might have something to do with the fact that she saved $100 on her first trip to the store with coupons!) She also dishes on the Krazy Coupon Lady's vibrant online community, and some of the advice they share with one another. For example, just because you have a coupon doesn't mean you should go shopping. Learn what style of couponing...

Duration:00:33:31

Ep 173: Working It After A Career Break With Addie Swartz

8/7/2019
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If you haven't taken a career break yourself, chances are you know someone who has. Today, 85% of millennials are planning to take career breaks, but unfortunately, returning to the workforce after time away can be much more challenging than landing that first job. This week, Jean sits down with Addie Swartz, CEO of ReacHIRE, a company that partners with Fortune 500 companies to create re-entry opportunities for women of all ages, at all stages of their careers. Addie, who is a serial...

Duration:00:26:55

Ep 172: Claire Wasserman And How Ladies Can Get Paid More

7/31/2019
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When's the last time you asked for a raise? In this week's episode, Jean sits down with Claire Wasserman, founder of Ladies Get Paid, a career development organization that helps women negotiate for pay and power at work. Claire dishes on power, value, and the wage gap in the workplace, and why women have to ask for more money. She also talks about her journey to becoming a feminist and the best advice she's ever been given around negotiating and asking for more money. She walks us through...

Duration:00:41:18

Ep:171 The Master Cleanse For Your Money

7/24/2019
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Today, most of us are taking better care of our health. We’re more active, get more Vitamin D, and stress a little less. As for our finances, sometimes these feel-good vibes — including summer vacations — cause us to amp up our spending. If your wallet is starting to sweat (like ours), then Ashley Feinstein Gerstley, author of The 30-Day Money Cleanse, is here to whip our finances back into shape. We also have a candid discussion on the divisive latte — you don’t want to miss it. In Mailbag,...

Duration:00:32:04

Ep 170: Travel Savings Secrets From An Instagram Influencer

7/17/2019
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You know those people on Instagram who are always traveling to fabulous places, making you question a number of things like: How do they make it work? How do they afford it? And why aren’t you doing the SAME thing?! Or is that just us? This week we’re getting all of the answers — and travel savings secrets — from Rachel Rudwall, an Emmy-nominated on-camera host and producer, who has traveled to all seven continents, lived in three countries and journeyed through nearly 70 nations — all on a...

Duration:00:38:43

Ep 169: Fear Factor. It May Not Be Possible To Conquer All Your Fears Before You Take Financial Action. It's Also Unnecessary.

7/10/2019
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When you look back at all of the things you haven’t done with your money, or your career, what stopped you? What held you back? Maybe you were scared — of what would happen, of failure, of the reaction of the people you know and love. Although getting over fear may be a goal, there's another way: You could do it scared. So says our guest Ruth Soukup, author of “Do It Scared: Finding the Courage to Face Your Fears, Overcome Adversity, and Create a Life You Love.” She walks us through how and...

Duration:00:40:20

Ep 168: How To Take Your Side Hustle Or Job To The Next Level

7/3/2019
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We’ve had a handful of stellar (and free!) career coaching sessions on HerMoney, and this week we’re building on those learnings with a session with entrepreneur coach Ali Brown. Over the last 15 years, Brown has advised and helped nurture the businesses of many of the women you see today online pulling in millions (sometimes 10s of millions) a year. Learn how to stand out online in 2019 and position yourself as a ‘category of one,’ understand tall poppy syndrome, avoid excellence burnout...

Duration:00:33:15

Ep 167: Build Better Habits With Charles Duhigg

6/26/2019
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You’re trying to save more money, but can’t find the spare change. You’re trying to exercise more, but end up making monthly donations to your gym. You’re trying to stop snacking at 4:00pm, but reach for the cookie like clockwork. That last one was exactly what was happening to Charles Duhigg. Intrigued by his personal frustration with breaking certain habits for himself, the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist went on to become an expert on habits — and how to change them — writing two...

Duration:00:37:00

Ep 166: Can Fertility Tech Save You Time And Money?

6/19/2019
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“Do you want kids?” Like it or not, it’s a question you’ve probably been asked (many times). No matter what your answer is, having a baby isn’t cheap. It’s about $11,000, on average, and that’s without complications. Run into fertility issues, as many, many women do, and solutions can run into the thousands. Enter FemTech: Companies and products that are looking to tackle fertility, like Ava, a wearable fertility tracker. This week we’re with Ava’s co-founder and president, Lea von Bidder,...

Duration:00:39:27

Ep 165: From A Penny In Savings To A Millionaire In Five Years. Meet Grant Sabatier.

6/12/2019
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What's your most limited resource? Money? We get how it can feel that way, but the real answer is time. You can earn more money. You can't get more hours or minutes or seconds...or years. The latter — particularly as it relates to compound interest, giving your money time to grow — is just one of the things we dive into with the inspiring Grant Sabatier, a proponent of the "Financial Independence, Retire Early" (FIRE) movement, and author of “Financial Freedom: A Proven Path to All the Money...

Duration:00:43:15

Ep 164: She Said, She Said With Laura Cox Kaplan

6/5/2019
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Whether you're reading the list of Fortune 500 CEOs and board members, or a roster of members of Congress, the lack of women in numbers is hugely apparent. It provided the impetus for Laura to start her “She Said / She Said” podcast and this week we're digging into how to bridge the gap — for ourselves and for society as a whole. As the 2020 elections draw closer, it's a conversation that can't come soon enough. In Mailbag, fraud alerts vs. credit freezes, and how to say, “no, thank you,” to...

Duration:00:43:22

Ep 163: Take Your Investments To The Next Level

5/29/2019
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You've been telling us you want more shows on investing. We listened. This week, we're in conversation with Erin Lowry, who's just out with her new book: “Broke Millennial Takes On Investing: A Beginner's Guide to Leveling Up Your Money.” She did the legwork on everything from opening accounts (what kind?), figuring out what to put in them (stocks, bonds, funds?), how to invest when you want to make an impact in the world and more. In Mailbag: How to handle a rental property that’s...

Duration:00:33:45

Ep 162: Earning It With Mika Brzezinski & Daniela Pierre-Bravo

5/22/2019
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This week, a lesson in resilience. We're talking with Mika Brzezinski, co-host of Morning Joe and founder of Know Your Value, and Daniela Pierre-Bravo, her Morning Joe producer. The two have teamed up on a new book, “EARN IT! Know Your Value and Grow Your Career, in Your 20s and Beyond,” inspired by Daniela's journey from DACA recipient/DREAMer, struggling to pay her way through college, to NYC success. It involves Greyhound busses, resume fibs and other details you're going to want to hear...

Duration:00:40:17

Bonus Mailbag #13

5/17/2019
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It was a rough week for the markets. Our advice? Instead of checking your accounts (in fact, do yourself a favor and remember, it’s a long-term game), tune into this new bonus show and catch up on past episodes. In this Bonus Mailbag, we discuss the documentation needed for purchasing a home and the decision to tap into an IRA before retirement. Should you ever consider this, and, if so, under what circumstances? Plus: How to find the right financial planner, how to approach paying off...

Duration:00:17:30

Ep 161: For Women Who Do Too Much (Like You!)

5/15/2019
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Do you have a degree in anticipating other people’s needs before your own? Does your brain house the master to-do list for not just you, but for your entire family? Don your crown. You're a queen of emotional labor — the unpaid and often unnoticed work that many women do to keep their loved ones happy. This week’s guest, Gemma Hartley, made the concept a worldwide conversation with her viral article, "Women Aren’t Nags; We’re Just Fed Up." In this episode, she shares her story, the deets on...

Duration:00:41:22

Ep 160: The Mom Of The CEO-Sisters Of YouTube And 23andMe Tells Us How To Raise Successful People

5/8/2019
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Just in time for Mother’s Day (Happy Mother’s Day, BTW) we’re speaking with Esther Wojcicki, a leading American educator, journalist, and mother, who raised three superstar daughters, Susan, the CEO of YouTube, Janet, a professor of pediatrics at the University of California-San Francisco and Anne, co-founder and CEO of 23andMe. She’s got simple advice for raising successful people (which clearly works) and a new book that promises "radical results." In Mailbag, we dive into where you can...

Duration:00:44:04