Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life
Summary: Money Girl provides short and friendly personal finance, real estate, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. To download podcast episodes not shown here, visit QuickandDirtyTips.com
Managing one or more Health Savings Accounts can seem complicated. Laura answers a listener question about what do to when you end up with more than one HSA. Find out how these special accounts save money, the rules for using them, who can have one, and where to open one up. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2f9iZqI
Laura interviews Tom Meyer to discuss really needs a financial advisor. Find out when it's the right time to hire a financial professional, how much money you should have, where to find one, how they're paid, and how to know you've found someone who's the best fit for your situation. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dWzUxP
Ever wondered what to do with an old retirement account from a previous job? Laura answers a listener question and explains the options when you leave a job for any reason. Find out the best move to make and manage your retirement money for success. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2eqSwmQ
In honor of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, Laura gives you 7 tips to stay connected with family and friends on social media as safely as possible so ordinary details you share won't be used by cyber thieves to hurt your personal finances. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2drUJRq Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
Many people dream of becoming self-employed, but aren't sure how they'll find affordable health insurance on their own. Laura covers six tips to find the best health coverage when you work for yourself or lose job-based insurance for any reason. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dXhUPa Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com.
Are you frustrated because your credit score dropped suddenly for no apparent reason? Laura answers a listener question and covers 5 lesser-known reasons why credit scores can drop unexpectedly. These tips will help you raise your credit score as quickly as possible. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2djn5i1
Tired of dealing with your cable company and paying sky high bills? Then it’s time to finally cut the cable TV cord and save money. In this expert interview we cover details like how much you can save, pros and cons, setup costs, watching sports, best devices and streaming services, and the first steps to get started. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2db6KWV
Laura answers a listener question and explains what happens when a friend, family member, or spouse leaves you an IRA. There are 5 important rules you should know to avoid costly mistakes that could trigger huge tax penalties with an inherited IRA. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkK9wf Get the Money Girl book at http://moneygirlbook.com.
No matter your current stage in life, there are easy ways to improve your personal finances. Laura covers 3 simple actions to take today to create more financial security, increase your options, have more peace of mind, and get closer to accomplishing your financial goals. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2chr34N
Stop making investing so complicated! All you need are these fundamentals to build a huge amount of wealth. Laura gives you the truth about how to start investing and which investments to choose. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1L5cYRZ
Want a great wardrobe but don't want to spend a fortune building it? Laura gives men and women 8 smart tips to spend less on clothes and build a better wardrobe at the same time. You’ll learn how to create a wardrobe strategy, know what’s a good deal, find deeper discounts, and understand how to care for what you buy the right way so it lasts longer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bIvRo3
Put money in your pocket by using these lending alternatives. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bJ5mdM
Not really sure how to manage money as a new couple? It can be tricky, but Laura gives solid advice for how to know what's right for your situation. Use these 6 tips to avoid potential disagreements and create a great financial life together. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bsApyo
Laura interviews Stan Corey, a divorce expert and author of a new book,The Divorce Dance. They talk about different types of divorce proceedings, financial mistakes to avoid, how to divide up assets the right way, how to get divorced when you don't have much money to pay for it, and more. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bvvbla
Laura explains how 401k employer matching works and answers a listener question about what to do when your company doesn't match your retirement contributions. Find out if it still makes sense to invest in a 401k with no matching funds to boost your account. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2b7pY1S