396: Dumb Things Smart People Do With Money, with Jill Schlesinger
Published February 18, 2019
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    Jill Schlesinger: Jill on Money
    Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News, the host of the “Jill on Money” podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, “Jill on Money,” which won the 2018 Gracie Award for Best National Talk Show. She has been recognized as a Top 10 LinkedIn Influencer and a Top 10 LinkedIn Voice. She’s the author of The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs*.
    Key Points

    Not all financial professionals are looking out for you. Make sure they are held to the fiduciary standard at all times.
    Before seeing a financial professional, make sure you’ve already paid off consumer debt, you’ve built an emergency reserve fund, and you’re maximizing your retirement fund contributions.
    Prioritize your own retirement savings before setting aside money for your children’s tuition.
    Make sure the cost of a degree is worth the expected income.

    Resources Mentioned

    The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money: Thirteen Ways to Right Your Financial Wrongs* by Jill Schlesinger
    Mark Kantrowitz

    Book Notes
    Download my highlights from The Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money in PDF format (free membership required).
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