322: How to Manage Your Money, with Jill Schlesinger
Published November 6, 2017
39 min
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    Jill Schlesigner: Jill on Money
    Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News. Jill appears on CBS radio and television stations nationwide covering the economy, markets, investing, and anything else with a dollar sign. She is the host of the Jill on Money podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, Jill on Money, which airs in over 95 markets.
    Key Points

    First Three Financial Steps:

    Pay off consumer debt
    Create emergency fund of 6-12 months of living expenses
    Maximize retirement contributions

    You only need a financial advisor once you’ve achieved the first three financial steps.
    Life insurance is a cornerstone of a family’s financial security.
    Think about if your death would result in financial hardship for someone else.
    90% of people should buy term life insurance.
    Make sure your advisor is held to the fiduciary standard.
    Put a freeze on your credit file for each of the credit bureaus.

    Resources Mentioned

    Marilyn Pittman
    napfa.org - National Association of Personal Financial Advisors
    Haven Life
    The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns by John Bogle*
    Jill on Money podcast

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