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Financial Advice for Teenagers: Ways to Win With Money!

In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we tackle the money concepts we think are important to start mastering as a teenager. Having winning financial knowledge as early as possible can have a significant impact on future financial success.

Duration: 00:58:39

Don’t Let These Obstacles Ruin Your Retirement

Knowing what obstacles may try to come between you and your retirement can help ensure you are able to avoid and overcome them.

Duration: 00:46:52

What You Need to Know About Using Retirement Funds Early

If you ever wondered what would happen if you dipped into your retirement savings before turning fifty-nine and half years old, this episode is for you. This is a cautionary tale about when it *might* make sense to withdraw retirement funds before you retire. Likely the most controversial financial topic we have covered to date, […]

Duration: 00:44:39

Do This With Your Money to Live Like No One Else

Knowing how to prioritize your money is what we talk about in this week's episode of The Money Guy Show. We share some simple guidelines that will better inform you as to where your next dollar should go.

Duration: 00:46:25

The Zombie Effect: How to Escape The Walking Debt

You are going to want to tune in to this week's episode of The Money Guy Show as we prepare you against the zombie effect of debt and train you to leverage it as a tool.

Duration: 00:47:36

11 Hallmark Signs You’re a Financial Success

Do you exhibit these hallmark signs of being a financial rock star? Chances are that most, if not all, of these signs look familiar to you. But are you doing your part to in each of these areas to reach your financial potential? At The Money Guy Show, we have seen what happens when […]

Duration: 00:37:43

How to Win Friends and Influence Your Wallet

In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we're sharing the super-hero skill set you need to effectively complain to come out ahead economically. We also reveal the five things you can do so you aren't taken advantage of by your beloved service providers.

Duration: 00:48:19

How to Know If Your Financial Advisor is Working Against You

In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we walk you through five red flag warnings that your financial advisor may not be representing your best interests. Tune in to learn the ways in which a financial advisor may be working against you and what you can do to protect yourself and your finances.

Duration: 00:51:15

The 1 Thing You Need to Do to Build Financial Independence

Ever wonder if there was one thing in particular you could do that would truly help you build financial independence? While we share this simple concept in many of our podcast episodes, this is the first time we are dedicating an entire episode of The Money Guy Show to it. Tune in to find out how to implement the concept of forced scarcity into your day-to-day life and what it can do for your long-term financial situation.

Duration: 00:39:49

How to Take the ‘Wealth’ Less Traveled: Insights on Success & Pursuing Your Passion

What would it take for you to step outside your comfort zone, to take a risk and pursue your dreams? In this episode, we give you the benefit of our experience and the preparation you need to be successful in whatever endeavor you pursue.

Duration: 00:39:55

Ways to Tackle Education Planning as Life Happens

In this week's episode of The Money Guy Show, we talk about all the ways you can plan for your child's education and which tools will be most flexible for you no matter what path your child takes.

Duration: 00:41:31

The Best Investment That Only 20% of Investors Have

Prepare to get a little nerdy with us as we dissect index funds, and why they are the best investment that only 20% of investors have.

Duration: 00:36:47

How to Win in Finance Like Warren Buffett

Tune in to hear us share ways you can win in finance like Warren Buffett. We'll explore the traits and behaviors that have made him such a financial success and how all of us can put his good money examples to work in our own lives.

Duration: 00:46:47

10 Huge Tax Mistakes You Don’t Want To Make

With over two decades of tax preparation experience, this Money Guy Show episode shares tax preparation tips that you've probably never heard of before. We want to help you avoid the most common mistakes that people make when filing their income tax returns.

Duration: 00:45:01

Eyebrow-Raising Facts About How the Top 1 Percent Manages Wealth

Ever wonder what is considered the top 1 percent of income earners in the United States? Or how they wind up managing their wealth differently from those of us still building wealth? Well, we've gotten some questions from our listeners about what to do with your wealth once you cross a certain threshold and how to approach some of the "fancier" products on the market that are designed specifically for people with sizable assets. The truth behind the top 1 percent of high income earners and...

Duration: 00:45:48

Setting the Amount You Need for Retirement the Right Way

It's the beginning of a New Year and you may be wondering if you're doing everything you should be doing right now in order to secure enough money for your eventual retirement needs. Taking a pulse of where you are financially and how you measure up against other people in your age range is a wise step towards making sure you stay on track financially. It's not enough to simply hope there will be enough money for you to retire comfortably. That's why we dedicated this episode of The Money...

Duration: 00:38:09

How to Build a Better Retirement in 2017

It's the end of 2016 and the beginning of a New Year. Now is the perfect time to look forward to opportunities that are going to best help you reach your long-term financial goals. What better tools do we have to prepare for our future than retirement savings accounts? And with so many different types, it can get confusing over which ones to choose from. We take a deep dive into the different retirement planning tools you can use to build a better retirement in this episode of The Money...

Duration: 00:41:54

Ways to Overcome Investment Analysis Paralysis

If you've been watching the markets these last several weeks, you may be wondering what you should be doing with you investments like so many of our clients. Rest easy, because in this episode of The Money Guy Show, we take a stroll down memory lane to explore how markets have performed over the last seventy years and what investors should do today when market performance is at an all-time high.

Duration: 00:45:54

3 Ways to Understand Your Money Mindset

If you're wondering how to create a money mindset that leads to financial success, this is the show for you. In this episode we walk you through the three critical areas where you can shape how you think and feel about your finances so that you're better prepared to see opportunities and pursue your dreams.

Duration: 00:34:17

How to Be a Retail Rambo this Black Friday

Black Friday is coming and we want to prepare our listeners to be judicious spenders and maximize your hard earned dollars this holiday shopping season. In this episode of The Money Guy Show, we walk you through how to avoid the Black Friday gimmicks and get the greatest bang for your buck. Hold on tight, because we cover a lot of ground in this fun segment of our podcast.

Duration: 00:39:47

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