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July 8, 2020
Is FOMO (fear of missing out) causing you to take more risks—financial and otherwise—during the pandemic? Laura interviews Patrick McGinnis, who coined the term, about its root causes and wise ways to manage FOMO. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/tips-manage-fomo https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 30, 2020
If you get COVID-19 or experience another unexpected tragedy, these crucial documents can help you and your family manage money and make essential decisions with more clarity and less stress. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/5-legal-documents-pandemic https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 24, 2020
Get familiar with 15 key IRA rules, including what’s new for 2020 related to coronavirus-related hardships. You’ll feel confident about using this retirement account no matter if you’re employed, self-employed, or unemployed.
June 17, 2020
If you've been thinking about canceling a credit card, it’s critical to understand how it will affect your entire financial life. Laura covers 10 dos and don’ts for when to cancel a credit card that will help you minimize credit damage and improve your finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/cancel-credit-card https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 10, 2020
Find out how to get a Paycheck Protection Program loan, document your expenses, and apply for loan forgiveness to keep your business operating despite the coronavirus challenges. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/ppp-loan-forgiveness https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 3, 2020
If you're working from home more due to the COVID-19 crisis, you've probably had additional expenses. Laura answers questions about who qualifies for the home office tax deduction and how to claim this valuable tax break. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/home-office-tax-deduction-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 27, 2020
Laura answers a listener question about using CDs to stash her cash. Find out what a CD or certificate of deposit is, where to find high-yield CDs, and how to use them wisely when they're right for you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/high-yield-cd-savings https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 20, 2020
Laura reviews eight of the best personal finance tools to make sense of your money, stay organized, and achieve your financial goals. Read the transcript at Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-best-budgeting-and-personal-finance-tools https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/QDTModernMentor https://twitter.com/QDTModernMentor
May 13, 2020
Hooray, you have some extra money each month to pay down debt! This 6-step process will help you decide how to use that money wisely to reach your financial goals. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/prepay-debts-plan https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 6, 2020
Not sure what coronavirus economic relief you qualify for or how to get it? Laura interviews Gerri Detweiler, Education Director for Nav and cuts through the confusion. You'll get solid advice whether you have a large business, are a solopreneur, or are an unemployed worker. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/qualify-coronavirus-economic-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
April 29, 2020
The economic downturn affects both home buyers and sellers. Find out how to make wise real estate decisions and stay safe during the pandemic. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Money Girl! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/buying-selling-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/money-girls-quick-and-dirty-ti-4196
April 22, 2020
The CARES Act includes broad relief for hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic, including significant benefits for those paying off student loans. Laura answers a couple of questions and reviews what the relief is, who can use it, and how it impacts the future of your student loan repayment. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Through the end of April, Podchaser will donate 25 cents to Meals on Wheels for every review. Leave a review for Money Girl! Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/student-loan-coronavirus-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams Podchaser #Reviews4Good: https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/money-girls-quick-and-dirty-ti-4196
April 15, 2020
Laura interviews Colleen McCreary, Chief People Officer at Credit Karma, for tips on how to navigate unemployment the best way possible. Find out how to get all the benefits you're eligible for after losing a job or business income due to the coronavirus crisis. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/coronavirus-unemployment-lost-income https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
April 8, 2020
Life during the time of coronavirus is moving quickly and new legislation called the CARES Act affects your retirement account. Money Girl answers questions about making contributions and withdrawals and gives tips for managing your money wisely during this difficult time. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/cares-act-retirement https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 31, 2020
In addition to postponing taxes, the new coronavirus tax relief law affects other parts of your financial life. Money Girl reviews 10 things you should know about the benefits of tax relief for your personal finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/coronavirus-tax-relief https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 25, 2020
Feeling uncertain about how to handle your money or investments during the coronavirus pandemic? Money Girl covers five ways to make your financial health as resilient as possible and answers common listener questions. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/manage-finances-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 18, 2020
No matter what happens in the stock market, these eight rules will help you invest wisely. Learn where to put your money to create financial security even when the stock market drops. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/8-investing-rules-to-follow-even-when-the-stock-market-drops https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 11, 2020
What does a Federal Reserve interest rate cut mean for you and your finances? Money Girl explains how making some smart money moves now can work in your favor. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/fed-interest-rate-cut https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 4, 2020
Knowing your credit card APR is crucial for your overall financial health. Money Girl is here to help you understand APR and how it gets calculated on your account.
February 26, 2020
Should homeowners eliminate their Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) payment or focus on high-interest balances? Getting it right is essential to a healthy financial bottom line. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/pmi-or-high-interest-debt | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 19, 2020
Getting a loan with bad credit isn't impossible. These five simple lending alternatives can help you put money in your pocket. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/5-ways-get-loan-bad-credit | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 12, 2020
If you assume that you already have coverage for a lavish Valentine's Day gift or don't need it, you could be making a huge mistake. Check out these seven tips for insuring valuables before buying them. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/how-to-insure-jewelry | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 5, 2020
Get in the habit of using free or low-cost digital tools to make better financial decisions and achieve your goals. Money Girl covers eight of her favorite apps, programs, and websites that can take your money management skills to the next level. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/8-best-tools-manage-money-2020 | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 29, 2020
To create more success, sometimes you simply have to give up what's holding you back. Money Girl covers eight ways to achieve your financial goals more easily. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/8-things-financial-success | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 22, 2020
Does your side gig, freelance work, or small business qualify you to claim the money-saving home office tax deduction? Find out how to save money this tax season. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/home-office-deduction-guide | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QDTNutrition/ | Twitter: https://twitter.com/NutritionDiva
January 15, 2020
Tired of earning a pittance on your personal or business savings? Use these tips to find a bank that will help you earn more and easily make the switch. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/earn-higher-interest | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 8, 2020
The SECURE Act is the most significant overhaul of retirement and other saving rules in more than a decade. How will it affect your retirement and savings? TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/secure-act-retirement-savings | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 1, 2020
Are these 10 counterproductive behaviors sabotaging your financial future? To do more with your money, you have to acknowledge (and lose) your bad habits. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-horrible-habits-that-keep-you-from-growing-rich | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 25, 2019
Discouraged by your financial life? This four-part system will help you simplify your personal finances and do more with your money. TRANSCRIPT: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/personal-finance-system | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 18, 2019
A solo 401(k) is a great retirement savings option for the self-employed. These critical facts can help you use the account wisely and saving much more. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/solo-401k-facts | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 11, 2019
Before the New Year arrives, don't miss last-minute opportunities to save money. Use this 7-point checklist to manage your money wisely before the December 31 deadline. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/money-checklist-year-end | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts | JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 4, 2019
Don't let financial pitfalls of the holidays sneak up on you. Laura covers wise tips to make the season brighter, less expensive, and more memorable! TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-ways-to-make-the-holidays-less-expensive-and-more-memorable | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 27, 2019
Financial peace of mind may be easier and less expensive that you think. These three surprisingly affordable safeguards should be pillars of your financial plan. TRANSCRIPT: Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/protecting-health-income | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 20, 2019
2020 will bring a variety of beneficial tax changes to retirement accounts. Find out six ways to take advantage of them and start making plans to save more for retirement. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/retirement-account-changes-2020 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 13, 2019
Unexpected hardships can create big money problems. These ten financial safety nets will help you survive life's challenges so you can be prepared, not scared. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/foolproof-financial-safety-nets Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 6, 2019
Once a thief has your confidential data, they can use it to wreak havoc on your financial life. These tips will help you prevent, detect, and fight against identity theft. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/identity-theft-protection-tips Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 30, 2019
Do you need simple, real world tools to help you bounce back from financial challenges? Money Girl and AJ Gibson talk about his new book and how to live the life you were meant to live. TRANSCRIPT & LINKS Read the transcript: https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/overcome-financial-hardships Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 22, 2019
When you're buying a home, mistakes can be costly. This step-by-step guide will help you check yourself before you wreck yourself. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/8-steps-buying-home Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 16, 2019
If you're not sure if you have a debt problem, Laura breaks down 13 warning signs you should know. You’ll learn red flags to watch out for that could prevent you from building wealth and solutions to turn around your financial life. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 9, 2019
Recordkeeping is crucial when you're self-employed. These eight rules will help you to stay compliant with the IRS and better understand your business now and in the future. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/recordkeeping-rules-self-employed Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 2, 2019
Starting your own business is a giant leap of faith. Here's how to face your career fears and prepare for the future by slowly adding entrepreneurship to your resume. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/start-business-day-job Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 24, 2019
Stop leaving money on the table and save on items you're already buying. Here are five clever ways to spend less without making big sacrifices. This episode includes a clip from Money Girl's guest appearance on the first episode of The Save Space podcast where Laura and host Kelly Sutton chat about about a variety of tips, including managing your household expenses. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/cut-household-expenses Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 18, 2019
Knowing whether to pay off debt or save for retirement is a common dilemma. Money Girl answers a listener question and provides a five-step guide to follow when you’re not sure how to manage your money. You’ll come away with a clear path to prioritize your precious financial resources. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/retirement-saving-debt Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 11, 2019
If you already have a business or you're thinking about becoming self-employed, don't miss legitimate ways to reduce expenses, cut taxes, and save more. Money Girl reviews seven ways that having a small business saves you money. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/small-business-saves-big-money Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 4, 2019
There's alot that renters and homeowners need to know about insurance. Money Girl covers five essential insurance tips about the protections you get from basic renters and home policies, mistakes to avoid when buying a policy, and ways to save money on premiums. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/5-tips-homeowner-insurance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 27, 2019
Find out what a micro habit is and how to use them to improve your financial life. They require minimal time, effort, and motivation, but can build up to huge, significant results when you make them part of your routine. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/7-micro-habits-that-create-financial-success Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 21, 2019
Not sure if you should use a 401(k) or an IRA? Money Girl tells you how to prioritize retirement accounts and what pitfalls to avoid when you contribute to multiple types in the same year. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/401k-vs-ira-retirement-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 14, 2019
Thinking about tapping your retirement account? Money Girl covers everything you need to know 401(k) loans, including how they work, potential problems to avoid, and 10 pros and cons to consider before taking one. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/401k-loans-pros-cons Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 7, 2019
No matter why you can't count on a regular paycheck, it's possible to create a money system that works. Money Girl has 6 strategies to keep you on track. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/budget-irregular-income Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
July 31, 2019
If your personal data was stolen in the 2017 Equifax data breach, you're entitled to make a settlement claim. Money Girl explains what happened, who's eligible for an Equifax payout, and how to file your claim before the deadline. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/equifax-settlement Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
July 24, 2019
Fraudsters seem to get more creative in their attempts to trick you into giving up your personal information so they can wreak havoc on your financial life. Money Girl reviews the primary ways criminals try to dupe you and how to stay safe. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/ Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
July 17, 2019
Did your credit scores drop for no apparent reason? Use these wise tips to boost your scores quickly, so an unexpected credit score dip doesn’t hurt your finances. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/credit-score-dropped Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
July 10, 2019
Ever wonder if using a balance transfer offer could improve your personal finances? Laura explains in plain English how a balance transfer credit card works, how it affects your credit, and when it makes sense to use one. You’ll learn smart tips to cut your interest expense, save money, and get out of debt faster. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/the-ultimate-guide-to-using-a-balance-transfer-credit-card Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
July 3, 2019
Find out how to choose the best investments that create financial security without taking too much risk. Money Girl cuts through the confusion with six dos and don’ts that make it easy to invest successfully and with confidence.
June 26, 2019
Making sure you're up-to-speed on your parent's personal finances is more important than you might think. Money Girl and Cameron Huddleston talk about her new book and the right way to have essential conversations with your parents about their money. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/aging-parents-money-talk Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 19, 2019
Money Girl reviews what happens with common health-related benefits once you’re no longer employed. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/health-benefits-between-jobs Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 12, 2019
A Roth IRA is one of the most flexible types of retirement accounts ... if you understand the rules. Here's what seniors and the parents of minors need to know. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/minors-seniors-roth-ira Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
June 5, 2019
Building and maintaining great credit is a cornerstone of a successful financial life. Money Girl and Rod Griffin from Experian discuss how you can manage credit wisely and raise scores instantly for free! Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/raise-fico-score Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 29, 2019
It may be easier to get rid of your student loans than you ever thought possible! Money Girl answers a listener question and reviews seven facts you should know about wiping out education debt with different types of loan forgiveness programs. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/student-loan-forgiveness-programs Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 22, 2019
Which type of retirement account is right for you? Money Girl answers a voicemail question about using a FICA Alternative Plan, choosing the right retirement plan, and reaching your financial goals. Plus, you'll get an explainer about all those payroll taxes deducted from your paychecks. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/fica-alternative-plan Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 15, 2019
Got questions about the ins and outs of using a Roth retirement account? Let's clear the confusion about the Roth five-year rule, who qualifies for a Roth, and more. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/5-roth-retirement-rules Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
May 8, 2019
There's no reason the end of college life has to mean the beginning of money stress. Here are six fundamental tips you can apply now to set yourself up for a lifetime of financial success.
May 1, 2019
You probably know that using a Roth IRA to save for retirement is a smart move that also cuts your taxes. But what you may not know is that unlike other types of retirement accounts, you can spend it before retirement. Laura explains the unique flexibility of a Roth IRA and covers 4 ways you’re allowed to make penalty-free withdrawals from a Roth IRA to spend anytime you like. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2pbbyEY Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com.
April 24, 2019
Money Girl and Chris Hill from The Motley Fool discuss common investing barriers and the best investment to own for long-term financial success.
April 17, 2019
We all have emotions and biases that strongly influence how we handle our finances. Money Girl interviews Sheri Fitts, an author with expertise in financial services, marketing, and psychology. Find out the driving forces behind behaviors that are critical for building wealth and achieving your dreams. Visit our sponsor Spafinder at www.spafinder.com and use the code MONEYGIRL to receive 12% off $75+ your gift card purchase. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/behavioral-finance-tips-for-success-with-money-work-and-life Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams 
April 10, 2019
Selling a home or investment property is a transaction that's loaded with tax consequences. Money Girl interviews Collier Swecker, a real estate professional who's also an attorney and tax law specialist, and breaks down what you need to know.
April 3, 2019
Before you leave home, don't forget about travel insurance. This often-overlooked coverage is a bargain for the big benefits you get. Find out the many protections you can choose, how it fills gaps in your medical coverage, the typical cost, and how to save money when shopping for a travel plan. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 27, 2019
Getting ready to buy your first house? Money Girl helps you make one of the biggest purchases of your life with 7 tips to get prepared, save money, and become a happy homeowner, no matter your age. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/buying-your-first-house-7-tips-for-millennials-and-other-generations Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 20, 2019
Are you wondering if a financial advisor can help you achieve your goals? Find out the different types of advisors, typical fees charged, and how to do background checks. Money Girl has insider tips about who can help, who to avoid, and where to find the right financial professional for your situation. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/are-financial-advisors-worth-it-insider-tips-you-should-know Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 13, 2019
Credit cards are powerful tools that can help you build excellent credit—but they can also sink your finances. Money Girl answers a listener question about healthy ways to use credit cards. You'll learn how the credit system works, tips to manage cards, and how credit affects your entire financial life. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/your-guide-to-building-credit-by-using-credit-cards-responsibly Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
March 6, 2019
Auto insurance can be expensive and confusing...unless you know some insider tricks! Money Girl, Laura Adams, has 7 tips to stay compliant and safe, while also cutting your auto insurance costs. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/7-tricks-to-save-money-on-auto-insurance Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 27, 2019
Your net worth indicates how comfortable your financial future may be. Find out how to calculate your net worth and track it over time. How you compare by age as an individual or as a couple will help you make better financial decisions. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 22, 2019
Every great collaboration is a love story. It’s intense. Passionate. Along the way, there are flashes of love, hate, pride, ego, ambition, and brilliance. This is One Plus One, the show about the spark that drives two original thinkers to ultimate success. We’ll unearth the stories of Paul McCartney & John Lennon, Frida Kahlo & Diego Rivera, Beyonce & Jay-Z, Shaq & Kobe, and many more, and learn what it is about their chemistry that led them to greatness. Subscribe to One Plus One today at wondery.fm/OPO
February 20, 2019
Taxes are one of the most confusing aspects of personal finances. Money Girl answers to 7 common questions about paying income tax that will help you comply with the law, minimize what you owe, understand tax deductions and credits, pay household workers or nannies properly, and avoid trouble if you can’t pay Uncle Sam on time. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/7-answers-to-frequently-asked-income-tax-questions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 13, 2019
Instead of caving to impulse shopping, use these 14 tips and tricks to resist bad spending habits so you can save more money. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/14-tips-to-stop-impulse-buying-and-save-money Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
February 5, 2019
Confused about what tax records and financial paperwork you need to keep? Money Girl, Laura Adams, helps you declutter your financial life, manage your tax records, and stay organized in 5 easy steps. Find out how long to keep important records and what to toss. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/5-steps-to-declutter-your-finances-and-tax-records Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 30, 2019
Working from home comes with many benefits, including the home office tax deduction. Money Girl explains what this new tax break is, how to find out if you're eligible, how to figure your deduction, and how much money you could save. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/how-to-cut-taxes-when-you-work-from-home?page=2 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 18, 2019
Find out how to create financial goals you can stick with and achieve. Money Girl Laura Adams offers essential tips plus her 7 personal finance resolutions in 2019. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/how-to-set-better-personal-finance-goals-for-2019 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 16, 2019
Not sure whether to save, pay off debt, or invest for retirement? Use this 5-step guide to make smart money decisions. It will help you leverage your financial resources, reduce stress, and build wealth as quickly as possible. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/pay-off-debt-or-save-your-5-step-guide-for-making-smart-money-decisions Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 8, 2019
Self-employed people have just as many ways to save for retirement as those working a 9-5 job. Laura covers the rules, pros, and cons of four easy retirement account options that any freelancer or entrepreneur can use to create a comfortable, happy lifestyle in retirement. Read the transcript at: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/4-ways-to-start-a-retirement-account-as-a-self-employed-freelancer Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
January 2, 2019
Acknowledging bad habits that need to be dropped can be the secret to achieving more with your money. Laura covers 10 horrible, counterproductive behaviors that can keep you from growing rich and sabotage your financial future. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-horrible-habits-that-keep-you-from-growing-rich Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 26, 2018
No matter what happens in the stock market, Laura covers 8 rules for investing wisely without taking too much risk. Learn how much you should invest and where to put your money so you create financial security even when the stock market drops. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/8-investing-rules-to-follow-even-when-the-stock-market-drops Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 19, 2018
Identity theft is a growing problem, but there are ways to fight back. Laura covers eight tips for using a credit freeze, credit lock, or a fraud alert to block fraudsters from wreaking havoc in your financial life--plus, warning signs to watch for. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/prevent-id-theft-8-tips-on-credit-freezes-locks-and-alerts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 12, 2018
The New Year is when most people resolve to get their health and wealth back on track. But there are some great ways to improve your personal finances that can only be accomplished before the year ends. Laura covers seven tips to manage money better and hit your financial goals this year. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/7-ways-to-manage-money-better-before-year-end Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
December 5, 2018
Laura covers five tips for choosing the best types of retirement accounts for you and your family. Having more than one account is awesome, but the rules to qualify can be a little tricky. You'll find out what to do when faced with the choice of a nondeductible IRA or a taxable brokerage account. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/5-tips-on-nondeductible-iras-and-taxable-accounts Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 28, 2018
The IRS recently announced that next year you can save more in different types of tax-advantaged retirement plans. Find out six ways the new tax rules affect your retirement. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 21, 2018
Don't let financial pitfalls of the holidays sneak up on you. Laura covers wise tips to make the season brighter, less expensive, and more memorable! Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-ways-to-make-the-holidays-less-expensive-and-more-memorable Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 14, 2018
In this excerpt from Laura's new book, "Debt-Free Blueprint: How to Get Out of Debt and Build a Financial Life You Love," you'll get solid tips to manage student loans wisely and use lesser-known strategies to make education debt much more affordable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/a-6-step-guide-to-managing-your-student-loans Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
November 7, 2018
Financial ratios and formulas are useful tools to gauge your financial health. By watching these five ratios over time you can easily see if your finances are moving in the right direction or need help. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/money-anxiety-5-numbers-that-reveal-your-financial-health Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 31, 2018
Have you been putting off creating a budget or tried it with no success? Breathe a sigh of relief because you can still achieve your financial goals without one. Laura gives you 5 steps to grow rich even if budgeting isn't your thing. Get the Money Girl book at http://www.MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript at http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/grow-rich-without-a-budget Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 22, 2018
Becoming a parent is exciting, but it can be a huge stress on your finances if you're not prepared. Find out smart tips to save money and avoid common money mistakes that many new parents make. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/starting-a-family-5-money-mistakes-new-parents-make Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 17, 2018
Having retirement accounts with previous employers can leave you unsure about what to do with them. Laura reviews your options five costly mistakes to avoid when dealing with your old retirement plans. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/got-old-retirement-accounts-5-costly-mistakes-to-avoid Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 10, 2018
If you're not sure if you have a debt problem, Laura breaks down 13 warning signs you should know. You’ll learn red flags to watch out for that could prevent you from building wealth and solutions to turn around your financial life. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
October 3, 2018
Not sure if a balance transfer credit card offer is right for you? Laura explains what a transfer card is, the pros and cons, and when it can help you save money. You’ll learn smart tips to cut your interest expense and get out of debt faster. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/how-to-save-money-using-a-balance-transfer-credit-card Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 26, 2018
Laura reviews 10 of the best money-saving benefits of being an Amazon Prime member. Find out if a membership is right for you and how to take full advantage of everything Prime has to offer. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-best-perks-of-an-amazon-prime-membership Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 19, 2018
Ready to quit work or begin a financially independent lifestyle? Laura covers six tips and strategies to help you amass enough money to retire early and on your terms. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/6-tips-and-investing-strategies-to-retire-early-and-without-penalty-0 Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 12, 2018
Laura reviews eight of the best personal finance tools to make sense of your money, stay organized, and achieve your financial goals. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-best-budgeting-and-personal-finance-tools Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
September 5, 2018
Find out how the secular practice of mindfulness helps you live more fully in the present moment and is a powerful way to take control of your finances. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/5-ways-mindfulness-makes-you-a-better-money-manager Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 29, 2018
If you're a homeowner you might wonder if it's a good idea to dip into your equity using a HELOC. What's a HELOC? How do you get one? And should you use one to pay off a primary mortgage faster? A list of pros and cons to consider. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
August 22, 2018
Not sure if your health insurance qualifies you for a health savings account or HSA? Laura answers a listener question and covers the facts about what an HSA is and the rules to qualify for one. If your health plan qualifies, using an HSA is one of the best ways to cut your medical costs and save more money. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/how-to-know-if-your-health-plan-qualifies-for-an-hsa Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams
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