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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 80: How To Talk About Money With Celeste Headlee

10/18/2017
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Biologists say conversations are essential to our survival, yet we're having less of them and getting worse at them. We talk about money every week in hopes of inspiring you to, and while this week is no exception, in this show, we're getting technical about the talking part. We sit down with conversation expert Celeste Headlee, author of the new book We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter.

Duration: 00:33:38


Bonus Mailbag #3

10/13/2017
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In this week's Mailbag, we discuss short sales and reverse mortgages. Then, Hayden comes in and shares how she helped a listener save over $350 on her cable bill. And if you recently experienced a customer service nightmare — or feel like a company has ripped you off — send your complaint our way at JeanChatzky.com.

Duration: 00:06:38


Ep 79: Financial Independence And Kicking Ass With Emma Johnson

10/11/2017
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Being a mother is hard. Going at it alone? Even harder. There are 10 million single moms in the United States, and they’re on track to become the majority, with 57 percent of millennial mothers being unmarried. That's why we invited Emma Johnson, author of the upcoming book The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self, and Raise Fabulous, Happy Children, to come on the show. Johnson, a single mom of two, has been kicking ass for herself — and fellow single...

Duration: 00:31:54


Ep 78: Money Truths And Mom Truths With Cat & Nat

10/4/2017
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Pour yourself a cocktail (or a cup of coffee works, too) and put your hair in a messy bun, because this week’s show feels like a HerMoney happy hour. We're talking with "professional oversharers" Catherine Belknap and Natalie Telfer — aka Cat & Nat. They're known for saying what you're thinking, but do they talk about money? Yes and no. We discuss how the besties-turned-business partners handle money both personally and professionally — and we do a reality check on their retirement savings.

Duration: 00:33:01


Ep 77: Write Your Own Rules And Find Your Joy With Hoda Kotb

9/27/2017
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Like a fine wine, Hoda Kotb keeps getting better with age. This week she takes us through the pain points of her 40s — cancer, divorce and thinking children might not be in her future — and how all of them made her fearless. She also tells us how now, in her 50s, she's in a job she pushed for, in a relationship that makes her happy and, best of all, a mother to her baby, Haley Joy, who she adopted earlier this year.

Duration: 00:25:34


Ep 76: Life Happens. Financial Coping Strategies With Jeanne Thompson

9/20/2017
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Starting a new job, buying a house, getting married, getting divorced, having a baby or having a baby move back home — all of these events not only shake up your life, but your finances, too. And, as it turns out, research from Fidelity shows not all events are created equal when it comes to the impacts they have on your physical and financial health.

Duration: 00:31:38


HerMoney Headline: What To Do About The Equifax Breach With Frank Abagnale

9/15/2017
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Long before "Catch Me If You Can" was made into a movie, Frank Abagnale was one of my go-to sources on all things identity-related. I'm thrilled that he was available to chat about what we need to do now that 143 million of us have had our Social Security Numbers or other personal info swiped in the Equifax breach. So, don't panic. Tune in and learn what steps to take next.

Duration: 00:19:48


Ep 75: Failing Well With Rachel Simmons

9/13/2017
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Think of the last time you really blew something. Was it a meeting, an interview, a test or a date? Did the setback stop you in your tracks — or did it give you the push you needed to move forward? Because, when it comes to long-term success (however you choose to define it), how you fail is more important than the failure itself.

Duration: 00:31:42


Ep 74: Make Your Life Better With Gretchen Rubin

9/6/2017
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As she was doing research for her last book, Gretchen Rubin started noticing that people respond to internal expectations (the ones you set for yourself) and external expectations (the ones others and society set for you) in four different ways. She also discovered that knowing which of the four you are — a Questioner, Obliger, Upholder or Rebel — is essential when it comes to breaking habits and making new ones. She's here to tell us about it and her new book, The Four Tendencies: The...

Duration: 00:33:49


Ep 73: Launch Your Gig (Side Or Otherwise) With JJ Ramberg

8/30/2017
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C'mon, admit it. You've thought about starting a business, launching a side gig or taking that brilliant idea of yours and seeing if it actually has legs. You're not alone: The number of women-owned businesses jumped by 45 percent between 2007 and 2016. And JJ Ramberg, host of Your Business on MSNBC and founder of Goodshop.com, can help you make it happen.

Duration: 00:30:01


Ep 72: Five Simple Life-Changing Rules Of Investing With Alice Finn

8/23/2017
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It took a former rocket scientist to figure out that investing isn't all that complicated after all. Alice Finn's career has taken her from NASA to wealth management to author. In her new book, Smart Women Love Money, and in our conversation, she lays out the only five things you need to do to guarantee financial success — and why embracing your inner investor is feminism's final frontier.

Duration: 00:31:50


Ep 71: Your Big Life With Ann Shoket

8/16/2017
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What happens when you go all in? Can you have work, friends, a relationship, kids and money all on your own terms? Ann Shoket, the longtime editor of Seventeen magazine and author of The Big Life, says it's possible.

Duration: 00:32:52


Ep 70: Money And Power With Gloria Steinem And Stacey Tisdale

8/9/2017
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HerMoney recently had the opportunity to sit down with Gloria Steinem and fellow personal finance journalist, Stacey Tisdale, at the Winning Play$: Black Women, Feminism, & Empowerment event. We cover financial independence, reproductive rights and how the pay gap is wider for black women.

Duration: 00:31:22


Ep 69: Renting The Runway With Jennifer Hyman

8/2/2017
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The average woman buys 64 items of clothing every year, then wears each one just three times or less. If that makes you stop and count, then this week's episode will be an eye-opener.

Duration: 00:33:11


Ep 68: Dear Debt, I’m Not That Into You With Melanie Lockert

7/26/2017
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If you were to write a kiss-off letter to that whopping student loan or credit card bill you're carrying, what would it say? How would it feel to get all of those thoughts and emotions out into the open? Blogger Melanie Lockert, author of the book Dear Debt, knows the answers.

Duration: 00:31:17


Bonus Mailbag #2

7/21/2017
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So many questions, so little time, so we're sending out another Bonus Mailbag edition of HerMoney.

Duration: 00:18:48


Ep 67: Mindfulness 101 With Caren Osten

7/19/2017
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We’re in the heart of summer and it's time to sloowww dowwwnn. That means shifting out of your comfort zone as a type-A person, who wears busy as a badge of honor, to dropping the ball (à la Tiffany Dufu — check her out on episode #57) and saying “no” more often. This week we break that down with my friend Caren Osten, a certified positive psychology life coach.

Duration: 00:30:25


Ep 66: Confidence From The Inside Out With Bobbi Brown

7/12/2017
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Keep it simple. A mantra I share with my friend and makeup maven Bobbi Brown, who literally changed the face of cosmetics when she launched Bobbi Brown Essentials over 25 years ago with her barely-there makeup message of confidence. We talk confidence, business savvy and how to use makeup to enhance your self-esteem — not cover up your insecurities.

Duration: 00:30:46


Ep 65: Change Behaviors For Good With Katherine Milkman

7/5/2017
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We're at the halfway mark of 2017, making it a fine time to check in on the resolutions, or goals, you made for yourself at the start of the year. Did you just grimace? Don’t feel bad if they went by the wayside. This week we're talking with The Wharton School's Katie Milkman. Her research uses big data to explain why changing our behaviors can be so difficult, and — best of all — how to finally make the changes we want for good.

Duration: 00:30:29


Ep 64: Kickstart Your Big Idea With Alex Daly

6/28/2017
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Think you have a great idea but hate the idea of asking family, friends and strangers for money? Meet The Crowdsourceress: Alex Daly.

Duration: 00:36:04

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