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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 197: Living Childfree And Making Empowered Decisions Around Motherhood

1/22/2020
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We live in a world where women can choose to do and become anything we want… CEOs, engineers, cops, military generals, second-act career-starters, the list goes on. And in the same way that women are intentionally choosing and celebrating the things they want to become, they’re also intentionally avoiding what they don’t — and one of those things is motherhood. The birthrate in the U.S. hit a 30-year low in 2018, dropping to 3.8 million births, according to The National Center For Health...

Duration:00:39:42

Ep 196: How To Successfully Take A Career Break

1/15/2020
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While care-taking for those we love most can be a beautiful, wouldn’t-have-it-any-other-way experience, we often pay a substantial price. Our time out of the workforce reduces our earning power by an average of 18%, and that number goes up to 37% when our breaks last three years or longer. While those numbers are sobering, they don’t change the realities of life. According to the Harvard Business Review, 43% of women with children leave their careers or take a career break, and 24% of women...

Duration:00:35:53

Ep 195: Selling A Home, Moving, Renovations, Downsizing And More

1/8/2020
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If you're looking to move, sell a home, buy a home, renovate, downsize or even rent, then this episode is for you. We're tackling all of the above, and diving into the emotional ties we all have to the four walls that surround us, and to the possessions we have inside them. Why do we make decisions with our hearts that should be made by the financial part of our brains? To answer that question, Jean is joined by Caroline Carter, founder and CEO of Done in a Day, a Washington, D.C. based...

Duration:00:36:29

Ep 194: How To Be More Productive Than Ever In 2020

1/1/2020
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Will 2020 be the year you secure that promotion, land a new job, or finally get your side hustle off the ground? Maybe you just want to be better about knocking things off your to-do list each day, or perhaps you're ready to become that ultra-productive, ultra-accomplished version of yourself you've envisioned in the movie montage of your life? Thankfully on this week's episode, Julie Morgenstern is here to tell us all exactly how we can get there. Julie is one of the world's leading...

Duration:00:37:44

Bonus Mailbag #18: Credit, Credit Cards and Debt

12/29/2019
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In honor of a very happy holiday season, we’re celebrating with our HerMoney family with five special Mailbag-focused episodes! Our listeners submit THE BEST questions all year long (tomailbag@hermoney.com), and we wanted to get as many as possible answered before 2020 rolls around. In this episode, Jean and Kathryn dive into your questions around credit, credit cards, and debt. Jean answers a question about how business credit cards can impact your personal credit, and what it means for...

Duration:00:23:51

Bonus Mailbag #17: College, Education And Student Loans

12/28/2019
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In honor of a very happy holiday season, we’re celebrating with our HerMoney family with five special Mailbag-focused episodes! Our listeners submit THE BEST questions all year long (to mailbag@hermoney.com), and we wanted to get as many as possible answered before 2020 rolls around. In this episode, Jean and Kathryn dive into your questions around college, education, and student loans. Listen in as Jean advises a woman who co-signed for her daughter's student loans and is now struggling to...

Duration:00:21:58

Bonus Mailbag #16: Retirement and Investing

12/26/2019
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In honor of a very happy holiday season, we're celebrating with our HerMoney family with five special Mailbag-focused episodes! Our listeners submit THE BEST questions all year long (to mailbag@hermoney.com), and we wanted to get as many as possible answered before 2020 rolls around. In this episode, Jean and Kathryn dive into your questions around saving for retirement and investing for the long-haul. Listen in as Jean advises a woman on how much she really needs to save for...

Duration:00:19:38

Ep 193: Missing Loved Ones This Time Of Year? An Expert Helps Guide Us Through

12/25/2019
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We all experience loss in our lives, and dealing with grief while also honoring and remembering our loved ones can be incredibly challenging. Particularly around the holidays, those who were closest to us who have passed on are often at the forefront of our minds. This week, Jean sits down with Allison Gilbert, an Emmy-award winning journalist, and the author of "Passed and Present: Keeping Memories of Loved Ones Alive." Her book has been described as a "how-to" manual for remembering our...

Duration:00:36:04

Bonus Mailbag #15: Home Buying and Real Estate

12/21/2019
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In honor of a very happy holiday season, we're celebrating with our HerMoney family with five special Mailbag-focused episodes! Our listeners submit THE BEST questions all year long (to mailbag@hermoney.com), and we wanted to get as many as possible answered before 2020 rolls around. In this episode, Jean and Kathryn dive into your questions around real estate and home buying. Jean advises a listener on how to buy a new home when all your money is tied up in your old one, as well as the ins...

Duration:00:27:56

Bonus Mailbag #14: Children, Families and Finances

12/20/2019
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In honor of a very happy holiday season, we're celebrating with our HerMoney family with five special Mailbag-focused episodes! Our listeners submit THE BEST questions all year long (to mailbag@hermoney.com), and we wanted to get as many as possible answered before 2020 rolls around. In this episode, Jean and Kathryn dive into your questions around children and families. Jean offers her thoughts on how women with limited incomes can afford to adopt, and available funding and financing...

Duration:00:17:57

Ep 192: How To Earn What You're Worth In 2020

12/18/2019
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You asked, and we listened! Our HerMoney family consistently requests more content around career advancement, negotiating for increased earnings, and taking a step up at your current company. Today’s HerMoney Podcast guest, Tracy Keogh, dishes on all of the above — and then some. In her role as Chief Human Resources Officer at HP, Tracy has worldwide responsibility for the technology company’s strategic human resources activities, employee communications and social responsibility...

Duration:00:38:43

Ep 191: The Negotiating Skills You Learn In A Brothel (And Other Wisdom From An Economist)

12/11/2019
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What do the legal sex trade, the surfing world, gambling, and horse trading all have in common? They’re some of the unlikely places economist Allison Schrager has spent years studying risk, and we were blown away by the insight she shares with us this week on risk management and negotiating. Allison, who is also the co-founder of risk advisory firm LifeCycle Finance Partners, gained some of her more interesting takeaways when researching her book, “An Economist Walks Into A Brothel: And...

Duration:00:41:33

Ep 190: Why Everyone Makes Mistakes With Money (And How To Get Better!)

12/4/2019
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At HerMoney, we’re always interested in hearing about the psychology of money and why we make the choices we make: Why do people continually fail to take action on things that are difficult or uncomfortable for them? Why do we all talk about earning money and spending money, but not saving it? These are just a few of the questions that Jeff Kreisler, author, comedian, and Editor-in-Chief of People Science, will tackle with Jean on this week’s episode. Jeff is the author of “Get Rich...

Duration:00:40:07

Ep 189: Mitch Albom On Love, Loss And Giving Back

11/27/2019
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Over the last few decades, author and journalist Mitch Albom has penned some of the most influential books of our time — Tuesdays With Morrie, The Five People You Meet In Heaven, For One More Day, Have A Little Faith, and Time Keeper, just to name a few. His words have had a profound impact on millions of people worldwide, and many of them have been turned into critically acclaimed movies. This alone would be an incredible resume, but Mitch didn't stop there — he also founded eight...

Duration:00:42:10

Ep 188: How To Close The Gender Pay Gap Once And For All

11/20/2019
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What are you doing in the year 2119? That's the year the American Association of University Women predicts that the gender pay gap will finally close, unless we take steps to bridge the gap sooner. Thankfully, this week's guest, Katica Roy, is here to tell us how we can all do just that. Katica is a gender economist and CEO of software company Pipeline that helps employers manage everything from the hiring process to employee reviews. As a gender economist, Katica looks at the economy...

Duration:00:44:36

Ep 187: How Gen-X Women Can Save For Retirement (And Everything Else!)

11/13/2019
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This week Jean sits down with Shelley Emling, Editor-In-Chief at AARP’s The Girlfriend, to talk all things Gen-X women and how they can get back on track for retirement. Gen-X women feel ignored by brands, and feel that most of the talk around investing and career advancement is focused on either Millennials or Boomers. Jean and Shelley tackle what Gen-X women can do to get off the sidelines and build the self-confidence they need to ask for raises and make empowered financial...

Duration:00:32:35

Ep 186: Lighting The Path To Savings and Security With The FIRE Movement

11/6/2019
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Are you ready to cozy up by the warm glow of the FIRE movement? The acronym stands for Financial Independence, Retire Early, and it’s a topic we love covering here at HerMoney. Over the years we’ve broken it down with some incredible guests including Jamila Souffrant, Grant Sabatier, Jonathan Mendoza, Brad Barrett, and Vicki Robin. This week, we sit down for some one-on-one time with Scott Rieckens, author of Playing With Fire, and producer of the recent documentary by the same name. Scott...

Duration:00:42:49

Ep 185: Finding Life's True Riches With Rabbi Steve Leder

10/30/2019
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Tune into any reality show these days (Extreme Makeovers, Cribs, The Biggest Loser, the list goes on) and it probably won't be long before a certain message filters into your consciousness: If you change your outer life, it will change your inner life. But that's a lie. What we have is not who we are, no matter how hard pop culture may drill that message into our heads. That's just a bit of the wonderful insight shared on this week's episode by Rabbi Steve Leder, senior Rabbi of Wilshire...

Duration:00:38:02

HerMoney Podcast Episode 184: Building Your Personal Brand With Marketing Guru Seth Godin

10/23/2019
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On this week's episode of the HerMoney podcast, we're going deep! We're diving right in for some introspection, and we're going to flip the script a little bit by asking you a question: Are you the kind of person who always follows through? Someone who always — or almost always — keeps their promises? If you're feeling guilty already, don't, because this week's guest, Seth Godin, has some motivation for all of us that's going to change the way we think about our word and our personal brand....

Duration:00:41:04

Ep 183: On The Couch With Financial Therapist Amanda Clayman

10/16/2019
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That's just a bit of the wisdom shared by this week's HerMoney podcast guest, financial therapist Amanda Clayman. In her role, Amanda guides her clients on how they can positively change their overall approach to their finances, and adjust their thinking in areas that may be holding them back. Over the last decade, the concept of financial therapy has become more mainstream, as more people have sought to discover why and how our thoughts and feelings may shape our financial choices. Amanda...

Duration:00:41:23