November 11, 2019
Kiplinger’s editor-at-large and retirement columnist Janet Bodnar rejoins the show for a discussion on retiring as a couple. Sandy and Ryan talk tax breaks and perks for members of the military on Veterans Day. Medical spending and value investing feature in a new edition of Deal or No Deal.
November 4, 2019
Sandy and Ryan interview Amanda Lannert on all the things you should consider when choosing insurance plans during open enrollment. The co-hosts give you money moves to make right now, and a new edition of Deal or No Deal touches on student loan relief programs and Black Friday sales.
October 28, 2019
Kiplinger content head Sarah Stevens joins the show to talk the advantages, risks, obstacles and considerations around testing your DNA. The cohosts dish on the scary overages you may face while paying with debit, and Sandy quizzes Ryan on what’s taxable and what’s not.
October 21, 2019
Sandy breaks down the newest edition of Kiplinger’s state-by-state tax map in a main-segment interview. The cohosts dish on free shipping deals and lesser known Amazon Prime benefits, and a new Wild Pitches segment gets a little racy.
October 14, 2019
Ryan and Sandy talk to Ryan’s estate lawyer sister, Lindsey Ermey, about why estate plans aren’t just for the super-rich. Ryan fills you in on the latest moves in the broker price wars, and Deal or No Deal tackles hair loss drug subscription services and the Yahoo rebate.
October 7, 2019 tax editor Rocky Mengle joins the show to tell you everything you need to know about the October 15 tax deadline. Ryan and Kiplinger car guy David Muhlbaum discuss preparing your car and home for winter. Both guests stay on for a game of financial Jeopardy!
September 30, 2019
Ryan and Sandy talk with financial coach Cait Howerton about the unique financial challenges faced by those in the LGBTQ community, and what they can do to overcome them. The hosts tell you why it’s high time to get your REAL ID, and Ryan explains the difference between risk capacity and risk tolerance.
September 23, 2019
Kiplinger’s resident credit expert Lisa Gerstner tells you how to take on the credit bureaus in the event that there’s a mistake (or outright fraud) on your credit report. Sandy and Ryan give you (early) holiday budgeting advice. A new edition of Financial Fact or Fiction features discussion of mutual fund returns and freezing your credit card in a block of ice.
September 16, 2019
Sandy and Ryan talk with super-saver Scott Rieckens about the FIRE movement, his book, Playing with FIRE and the upcoming documentary of the same name he stars in. The hosts discuss strategies for traveling safely, and dish on timeshare scams and September bargains in a new edition of Deal or No Deal.
September 9, 2019
Scott Keyes, founder of the popular Scott’s Cheap Flights email newsletter joins the show with strategies you can use to save on airfare. Sandy and Ryan talk streaming options for those thinking of ditching their cable service, and a new edition of Wild Pitches focuses on financial mindsets and the wisdom of investing in trading cards.
September 3, 2019
Kiplinger Associate Editor Pat Mertz-Esswein tells Ryan and Sandy why now is a great time to refinance your mortgage. Ryan urges caution when it comes to playing the recent surge in gold prices, and the cohosts talk savings bonds and negative interest rates in a new edition of Financial Fact or Fiction.
August 26, 2019
After weeks of crunching numbers, Ryan reveals his rankings for online brokerages in a main segment interview. The co-hosts take you through the ins and outs of buying a new car over Labor Day weekend and revisit and update past segments on the Equifax breach and the Earnin app.
August 19, 2019 investing maven Kyle Woodley joins the show to talk investing strategies and ETF picks for volatile markets. Sandy and Ryan recommend funding a Roth IRA with money from a summer job. A new edition of Deal or No Deal features a fun travel site and sweepstakes from Keystone and Jimmy John’s.
August 12, 2019
Hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey are joined by longtime Kiplinger contributor Kim Lankford to discuss how to ensure your home is protected if a natural disaster hits. The pair also explains why college-branded debit cards aren't a smart move.
August 5, 2019
Contributing editor Lisa Gerstner discusses the Equifax data-breach settlement and the recent Capital One breach. Also, hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey offer up strategies for hosting and shopping yard sales.
July 29, 2019
Higher ed rankings czar Kaitlin Pitsker joins the show to discuss Kiplinger’s annual college value rankings. Sandy and Ryan discuss tax holidays and other back-to-school shopping deals. Taxes for married couples and IPO stocks feature in a new edition of Financial Fact or Fiction.
July 22, 2019
Senior editor Eileen Ambrose rejoins the show to tell you the best time to take Social Security in order to maximize your benefits (hint: 96% of you have gotten it wrong). Sandy and Ryan chat about ways to save on keeping cool amid a summer heat wave, and a new edition of Deal or No Deal touches on loyalty programs and restaurant weeks.
July 15, 2019
In a heavyweight (ok, middleweight) battle, Ryan squares off against general manager Robert Long on the merits of using credit vs. debit cards. Sandy and Ryan break down strategies for paying off student loans and delve into their files of off-the-wall PR pitches.
July 8, 2019
Kiplinger’s senior associate editor John Waggoner rejoins the show to discuss his favorite dividend-paying stocks. Ryan and Sandy share the magazine staff’s favorite buys of the summer. A new edition of “Fact or Fiction” focuses on 529 plans and Opportunity Zones.
July 1, 2019
Ryan and Sandy welcome associate editor Pat Mertz-Esswein back to the show for a discussion on why you should consider buying insurance for your pet. The cohosts discuss how you can save money in the face of rising fuel costs, and Sandy explains the nuances of proposed rules surrounding a lucrative tax credit.
June 24, 2019
Kiplinger contributing editor Lisa Gerstner joins hosts Ryan and Sandy to discuss best practices for giving your credit score a boost. Also: Discover investment ideas for the “outer orbit” portion of your portfolio, and learn tax rules for renting out your home.
June 17, 2019
Maintaining a budget so you can build up your savings takes more than just ditching your daily latte addiction. Brunch and Budget founder Pam Capalad chats with hosts Ryan and Sandy about how to devise a spending and saving strategy that works for you. Plus: Learn why everybody should have a Roth IRA.
June 10, 2019
Kiplinger’s executive editor Anne Smith tells investors what to expect in the second half of 2019. Also, show hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey talk movie tickets and student loans in a new game of Deal or No Deal.
June 3, 2019
Atmosphere Research's Henry Harteveldt joins our hosts Ryan and Sandy to share ways to travel without any last-minute delays, cancellations, missed flights or lost bags. The pair also discusses the ins and outs of creating and donating to crowdfunding campaigns.
May 28, 2019
Kiplinger's associate editor Miriam Cross talks wedding guest etiquette and offers tips on how to attend without breaking the bank this summer. Also, hosts Sandy and Ryan explain the advantages of investing in 529 college savings plans.
May 20, 2019
Kiplinger’s resident car guru David Muhlbaum joins the podcast to tell consumers how to strike the best deal on rental cars for the summer travel season. Also, job-search strategies during a period of historically low unemployment.
May 13, 2019
Parnassus Investments founder and socially-conscious investing pioneer Jerry Dodson to the show for a discussion on “ESG” trends, value investing and some of his favorite stocks.
May 6, 2019 editor Kathy Kristof discusses finding, vetting and profiting from side gigs. Also: Tax breaks for caregivers
April 29, 2019
Podcast hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey team up with Kiplinger’s staff writer Brendan Pederson to discuss how to prevent and recover from the most common forms of identity theft. The pair also break down some old school investing truisms.
April 22, 2019
Kiplinger Retirement Report editor Rachel Sheedy joins podcast hosts Sandra Block and Ryan Ermey to discuss the changing landscape of retirement saving. The pair also share smart ways to spend your tax refund and explain all the fuss about the yield curve.
April 15, 2019
Our hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block walk you through all the last-minute advice you need to file your taxes -- from common errors to avoid to filing an extension to free filing software. The pair also discuss Tax Day consumer deals and freebies you don't want to miss.
April 8, 2019
Hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block are joined by Kiplinger Letter tech expert John Miley to discuss the ramifications of breaking up major tech companies such as Facebook and Google. The pair also delve into strategies for those who can't pay their tax bills on time.
April 1, 2019
Our hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block are joined by Raising Money-Smart Kids author and Kiplinger editor-at-large Janet Bodnar to discuss how parents can help provide their children with a sound financial foundation. The pair also review common scam tactics in honor of April Fool’s Day.
March 25, 2019
Professional organizer Heather Cocozza joins hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block to discuss how decluttering can save you time and money. Also, Sandy explains why you should set up an online Social Security account. The pair then wraps ups with some wacky PR pitches.
March 18, 2019
Hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey discuss the financial independence movement with ChooseFI founder Brad Barrett. In addition, Sandy breaks down tax breaks for the middle class, and the pair debates whether it’s worth it to purchase travel insurance.
March 11, 2019
Kiplinger's staff writer and higher education guru Kaitlin Pitsker explains how parents and students can choose the best school that fits their financial needs. Hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block also discuss how to reclaim forgotten money, as well as the ins and outs of credit freezes.
March 4, 2019
Kiplinger's real estate expert Pat Mertz-Esswein help home buyers and sellers navigate the current housing market. Also, hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey share which financial habits they're giving up during Lent, as well as play a game of Financial Fact or Fiction.
February 25, 2019
Hosts Ryan Ermey and Sandy Block are joined by senior investing editor Kyle Woodley, who explains exchange-traded funds for investing newbies and pros alike. The pair also discusses the differences in popular tax software and delves into a travel-themed edition of Deal or No Deal.
February 18, 2019
Kiplinger Letter technology editor John Miley joins hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey to talk tech -- from smartwatches to self-driving cars. Also, Ryan reveals the best buys to look for on every shopping holiday of the year, and Sandy explains the benefits of health savings accounts.
February 11, 2019
Love is in the air, and Kiplinger senior editor Eileen Ambrose joins the podcast to talk about how to best manage financial issues with your significant other. Also, hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey chat about the best and worst career paths over the next decade.
February 4, 2019
It's tax season, and co-host Sandy Block explains why taxpayers should file sooner rather than later. Then, she and fellow co-host Ryan Ermey discuss holiday debt hangover and share more wacky PR pitches. This leads the pair to dish on virtual pawn shops and meaningless market indicators.
January 28, 2019
Kiplinger's senior associate editor John Waggoner returns to discuss top mutual fund managers’ favorite undervalued stocks with podcast hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey. The pair also delves into sports gambling (and make a few prop bets) just in time for the Super Bowl. Sandy and Ryan wrap things up with a new edition of “Deal or No Deal?” aimed at online shoppers.
January 21, 2019
With host Ryan Ermey dreaming of winning big on the legendary game show “Jeopardy!,” he and fellow host Sandy Block discuss strategies for dealing with a financial windfall. Plus, advice on updating your retirement plan, as well as a lesson on market indexes.
January 14, 2019
Podcast hosts Ryan and Sandy welcome Kiplinger's associate editor and resident travel expert Miriam Cross to talk tips for traveling in style on a tight budget. The pair also discuss retail return policies and try to stump each other in a new edition of Financial Fact or Fiction.
January 7, 2019
Jim Patterson, managing editor of The Kiplinger Letter, reveals the best opportunities for workers, businesses and investors in the next half-decade. Our podcast hosts also share their financial New Year’s resolutions and wrap up with a game of Deal or No Deal.
December 24, 2018
A gift from the Kiplinger family to yours, just in time for the holidays. Sandy and Ryan sit down for an extended chat with Kiplinger’s editor-in-chief Knight Kiplinger on all things families and finances.
December 17, 2018
Senior online editor – and resident car guy – David Muhlbaum joins Ryan and Sandy to discuss buying a new car over the holidays. The hosts see what’s new in the world of charitable giving and crack each other up with more truly bizarre PR pitches.
December 10, 2018
Sandy and Ryan interview Senior Associate Editor (and investing maven) John Waggoner on all things interest rates. The hosts come up with ways for you to avoid surprise fees during holiday travel. Sandy explains to Ryan, like he’s 5, the ins and outs of traditional and Roth 401(k)s.
December 3, 2018
Sandy schools Ryan on last-minute strategies to reduce your tax bill. The duo discuss the buzz surrounding cannabis stocks and play a game of financial fact or fiction on “use it or lose it” deals.
November 26, 2018
Senior editor Anne Smith joins the show to talk investor moves in an uncertain market. Ryan and Sandy review holiday tipping protocol and share tales of their wackiest PR pitches.
November 19, 2018
Hosts Sandy Block and Ryan Ermey interview online editor Andrea Browne Taylor about holiday shopping tips and tricks. The pair also discuss the basics of bear markets and dish about deals that aren’t as good as they seem.
November 9, 2018
The Your Money’s Worth personal-finance podcast from Kiplinger delivers timely, actionable guidance to help you earn, keep and make the most of your money. Listen to each new weekly episode for down-to-earth insights on saving for retirement, cutting your tax bill, investing for growth and income, maintaining good credit, and much more.
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