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You've got questions? We've got answers! This is The Motley Fool's personal finance and money show.

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The Dow Days of Summer

8/15/2017
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We are amid the second longest bull market in history—but we all know that it won’t last and a pullback is coming. But when? And how should you prepare? We’ll also answer your question about selling off stocks you’ve let get dusty, and consult the omens for how to invest for the solar eclipse.

Duration: 00:28:46


Young Whippersnapper Mailbag

8/8/2017
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What’s on the mind of the kids these days? Turns out, probably the same stuff as you. We’ll answer questions submitted by The Motley Fool’s summer interns such as: How to prioritize saving for a retirement versus a house. Are high fee credit cards worth it? And what’s the best strategy around tax-loss harvesting?

Duration: 00:23:43


The Best of FoolFest 2017

8/1/2017
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Hear some of the highlights from FoolFest, our annual event dedicated to investing Foolishly, including lessons in embracing failure from Texas Roadhouse Founder and CEO, a fascinating inside look at Bernie Madoff with The Wizard of Lies author Diana Henriques, and learn the valuable investing lesson from the fraudulent brokerage firm that never made a trade. Get $25 off your first purchase at bombfell.com/fool

Duration: 00:22:22


5 Trends to Watch in the Energy Sector

7/25/2017
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The fifth and final installment of our deep dive into market sectors goes head first into Energy with Industry Focus’ Taylor Muckerman. We’ll also answer your question about currency fluctuations and look at developments in VERY-alternative energy sources.

Duration: 00:39:08


A Superhero’s Guide to Talking About Money

7/18/2017
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Our culture, gender or even where we were raised can have a huge impact on how we talk about money (or anything, for that matter). In this week’s episode, Dr. Deborah Tannen, a superhero in the world of linguistics, joins us to explain the various styles in communication and how we can better understand each other. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool And thanks to Slack for supporting Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com

Duration: 00:33:11


Judge Bro: Court is Back in Session

7/11/2017
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Judge Bro is bringing down the gavel on cases involving Social Security, buying a home, the Latte Effect, and more. We’ll also answer your question about what to do if your company’s 401k options are lousy and estimate how much those monthly expenses add up in retirement.

Duration: 00:25:04


4 Credit Cards Pitfalls (And How to Avoid Them)

7/4/2017
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We’re going to discuss four common credit card pitfalls and how you can avoid them. We’ll also answer your question about keeping things financially equal with the kids and get advice from Ben Franklin on how to write a solid will. Thanks to Slack for supporting The Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com.

Duration: 00:28:37


3 Things to Know Before You Invest in Tech

6/27/2017
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With the help of Industry Focus’ Dylan Lewis, we’re focusing on technology and what you need to know before you invest in the sector. We’re also going to answer your question about the differences between share classes and laugh at some of the worst names in tech startup history. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Duration: 00:36:12


FoolFest QuestionFest

6/20/2017
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We’ll answer questions received during FoolFest. Is long term care insurance worth it? Can you make your nest egg grow in retirement? Does Bro actually use research to back up his claims? Thanks to Away for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code fool to get $20 off your order! Thanks also to Thumbtack! Hire local, skilled pros for just about anything at thumbtack.com today.

Duration: 00:36:13


Domo Arigato, Mr. Broboto

6/13/2017
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One of the fastest growing trends right now is the rise of automation. Are robots, algorithms, and artificial intelligence going to put you out of a job? What companies are leading the charge and should you invest in them? We’ll tackle these questions and assuage Bro’s fears of a robot uprising with the help of Motley Fool senior analyst Simon Erickson.

Duration: 00:33:51


Money Stress in the Workplace

6/6/2017
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Kent Allison from PwC joins us to share the results of the latest Employee Financial Wellness Survey. We’ll also answer your question about required minimum distributions for inherited retirement accounts and give thanks for the modern workplace. Sponsored link: www.casper.com/fool code fool

Duration: 00:35:00


5 Trends to Die for in the Consumer Goods Sector

5/30/2017
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Industry Focus host and Fool.com editor Vince Shen joins us to explain which reports of death in the consumer goods sector are greatly exaggerated. We’ll also answer your question about how to decide if you should manage your own portfolio in retirement or leave it to a professional. Get $25 off your first purchase at bombfell.com/fool

Duration: 00:34:53


Why Women Have a Tougher Road to Retirement – And What We Can All Do About It

5/23/2017
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Women often face headwinds that prevent them from earning, saving, and investing for retirement. We’ll identify the challenges and discuss ways we can all help the women we love have a fret-free retirement. We’ll also taste test some Oreos with MarketFoolery’s Chris Hill and Jason Moser. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool.

Duration: 00:29:20


Dangerous Words in Finance

5/16/2017
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Morgan Housel—former Fool and Forever Friend—is back to share some of the most dangerous terms financial pundits and experts use all the time. We’ll also answer your question about how to buy stocks in a college savings account and play a rousing game of “Johnny Depp payed how much for what?!” Thanks to Slack for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Learn more at slack.com.

Duration: 00:29:53


4 Ways to Cut Your Mortgage Costs

5/9/2017
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Getting a great deal on a mortgage can save you a heap of money in the long run. Motley Fool Analyst Nathan Hamilton is back to share his advice for how to cut your mortgage costs. We’ll also answer your question about whether the Shiller Ratio is keeping Bro up at night and see how we all compare to the average homeowner. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Duration: 00:25:51


Invest Like a Fool: Financial Sector Stocks

5/2/2017
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Let’s take a dive into the deep end of the financial sector! With the help of Motley Fool’s Industry Focus Host Gaby Lapera, we’ll discuss why financial stocks belong in your portfolio and the basics of the sector. Thanks to Slack for supporting Motley Fool. Learn more at slack.com. Also thanks to Warby Parker for supporting The Motley Fool. Order your FREE Home Try-On's at http://www.warbyparker.com/fool.

Duration: 00:38:01


Court is in Session: Judge Bro Residing

4/25/2017
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We’re going to bring forth a judge’s ruling on some controversial cases in personal finance. Should you try to beat the market? Should you use your Roth IRA as an emergency fund? Should partners have separate financial accounts? Judge Bro brings the gavel down once and for all.

Duration: 00:16:01


Top Priorities and Common Pitfalls for Every Decade of Life

4/18/2017
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We’re visiting each decade of life from your 20’s into retirement and listing the priorities you should set and the most common mistakes to avoid. We’ll also answer your question about avoiding dividend stocks for tax reasons. Thanks to Warby Parker for supporting Motley Fool. Order your FREE Home Try-On's at http://www.warbyparker.com/fool

Duration: 00:28:39


How I Achieved an 814 Credit Score

4/11/2017
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We’re joined by a Motley Fool analyst who will share his story of how he went from a lousy credit score to a stellar one. We’ll also answer your question about when to tell if you’re over-concentrated in a sector and play a round of “Can I throw it out already?!”

Duration: 00:22:25


Invest like a Fool: Biotech Stocks

4/4/2017
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With help from the Industry Focus team, we’re going to do a deep dive into the Biotech sector, how to invest, stocks to watch, and more. We’ll also answer your question about brokerage diversification. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast. Get a free audiobook with a free 30 day trial at audible.com/fool.

Duration: 00:25:56

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