Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to email@example.com.
Tiffany Aliche explains how she went from being unemployed and in debt, to founding a multimillion-dollar business – all while providing life-changing financial education. To take our very brief survey go to http://mot.ly/survey. Thanks for helping us out!
Bro explains why retirement planning will become even more challenging. And Alison reveals three lessons related the unveiling of the Fool’s new logo, including one from the best-performing stock of the past 25 years.
Millions of people are opening their first brokerage account and giving day trading a try on sites like Robinhood. Motley Fool Contributing Analyst Matt Frankel joins us to talk about why now, how this will likely end, and whether it’s actually a good thing.
The real estate market is bigger than the stock market, yet most people don't invest in it. Fool real estate expert Matt Argersinger of Millionacres.com (a Motley Fool company) joins us to explain how the typical, non-tycoon person can begin to build their property empire... or at least earn attractive returns with tax benefits. Also, Alison discusses the future of where we'll work.
How has the college experience changed and what could it look like going forward? Bro explains how, for the near term, it will be more solo and less solo cups. However, In the long run, we might see much-needed disruption in higher education (for the better).
With the help of Motley Fool Contributor Dan Kline, we’ll talk about which companies are least likely to survive the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. Sponsored link: http://www.molekule.com code fool10.
This week we're joined by Chelsea Brennan, founder of the Smart Money Mamas blog, on how handling your money can be the ultimate form of self care and bro delivers the highlights from the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.
Motley Fool contributor Brian Feroldi joins us to talk about the most common questions he’s hearing from individual investors amidst the financial fallout of COVID-19. Have we hit the bottom of the market? Should I buy airline stocks?... and more.
We’re all reeling from the financial fallout of the covid-19 outbreak and facing the likely threat of a recession. Bro explains what that means and offers his best advice on how to get your financial life in order and tap into emergency sources of money.
It took over 10 years, but we are officially in bear market territory and likely at the start of a very bumpy ride in the stock market. Motley Fool’s Chief Investing Officer, Andy Cross, joins us to share what it was like during the last two bear markets as well as five Foolish rules he learned for coming out on top. Sponsored link: http://www.molekule.com code fool10. Post your job today at Indeed.com/motley and get a free sponsored job upgrade on your first posting
With the help of HerMoney’s Dayana Yochim, we’re going to talk about financial infidelity: What is it, how to prevent it, and what to do if you or your significant other is guilty of it. Sponsor Link: Get the first $50 off your first job post at LinkedIn.com/fool. Terms and conditions apply.
It was a stressful week in the world and in the markets as countries work to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann joins us to share his insight into the top headlines as well as how he’s managing his money amidst the volatility.
Members of The Motley Fool's recruiting team join us with their best advice for how to make your resume and cover letter stand out, nailing a job interview, and how to negotiate a great offer. Also! Help us do a better job by answering our listener survey: http://survey.podtrac.com/start-survey.aspx?pubid=8MUQTTzMcYvw&ver=short
Last week we looked at how you might compare to the average American. This week we’re looking at how America compares to the rest of the world around issues of debt, college spending, retirement savings, and more. Sponsor link: Get the first $50 off your first job post at LinkedIn.com/fool. Terms and conditions apply.
Bro will walk us through the heaps of research to see how you compare to the average American in all things financial: debt, savings, income, and more. Also, which way will your credit score when the new FICO scoring system is in place? Probably up because you're smart and listen to this podcast.
Motley Fool Wealth Financial Advisor Sean Gates joins us for our first mailbag of 2020. We'll be answering your questions about how much to pay for financial planning advice, asset allocation as retirement approaches, improving your company's 401k options, and more.
It’s our annual clean-up-your-financial-stuff-and-get-organized episode. This year we have the help of Dayana Yochim from HerMoney with tips and tricks for tidying up your accounts, portfolio, documents, and life in general. Sponsor Links: Thanks to Health IQ. See if you qualify for lower rates! healthiq.com/fool. 20% off a Grammarly premium account at Grammarly.com/fool.
The Motley Fool's VP of People Insights, Kara Chambers, joins us to talk about what makes us feel fulfilled at work and shares hacks to improve your job situation in 2020. Also! We're hiring at The Motley Fool! Learn more at https://careers.fool.com Sponsored links: http://www.molekule.com code fool10. Get the first $50 off your first job post at LinkedIn.com/fool. Terms and conditions apply.
Having more money in the future can be as easy as taking a handful of simple steps today that can be done in only a few minutes. We’re also going to find out what tools Fools use to stay on track with their spending and investing goals and look back on the wellness trends of the last decade.
It’s a big investing-a-palooza as we finish the year with a mailbag of your STOCKS!-focused questions with help from The Motley Fool’s Chief Investment Officer, Andy Cross. Sponsor link: Thanks Health IQ. See if you qualify for lower rates! healthiq.com/fool
It's our 5th Anniversary Episode! We're joined by former Answerer and now personal finance expert at HerMoney, Dayana Yochim, to talk about the money trends that defined the last five years. Sponsor Link: GETQUIP.COM/fool to save on gift sets and to get your first refill FREE with a refill plan.
Ollen Douglass, the head of Motley Fool Ventures, joins us to explain the world of venture capital and Bro delivers his end of year financial checklist. Sponsored links: Download Netsuite's FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool. Thanks to Brave for supporting our channel. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at brave.com/FOOL.
This month we’re answering your questions about the wash-sale rule, Finnish tax law (yes, seriously), evaluating ETFs, and more. Sponsor Links: GETQUIP.COM/fool for your first refill free! Thanks Health IQ. See if you qualify for lower rates! healthiq.com/fool
We’re joined by Motley Fool Analyst Ben Ra to discuss how China’s history influences its mindset on capitalism and business. Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at audible.com/FOOL or text FOOL to 500500.
The ChooseFI Guys are back to talk about their new book and a documentary about the growing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement. Sponsor Links: Netsuite: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool. Linkedin: You can pay what you want and the first $50 is on them. Just visit LinkedIn.com/fool
We're answering your questions around the scariest of subjects: Taxes! The kiddie tax, tax implications of retiring overseas, do you really have to pay taxes on every little dividend, and more. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to SAOffer.Fool.com Sponsor Link: Get the money you need to run your small business today. Go to Kabbage.com and use the code FOOL to get $100 credit on your first loan statement. Offer ends November 30, 2019. Must take a minimum $5000 loan to qualify. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
We’re pitting the most recent graduates of The Motley Fool’s Investor Development Program against each other in a stock pitching battle. Four stocks enter. You vote for the winner. Sponsor links: Thanks to Molekule for supporting motley fool answers. Get 10% off your first air purifier at http://www.molekule.com with code fool10. And $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool
We're joined by Jennifer Petriglieri, author of Couples That Work, to discuss her research on how dual-career couples can successfully navigate the tough transitions in life and ultimately thrive together. Sponsor Links: Thanks Zapier. zapier.com/fool for a free 14-day trial. And get the money you need to run your small business. Go to Kabbage.com to get started. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
Jason Moser is back as we talk about investing in gaming companies and esports (and come to the realization that we, too, are gamers). To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com Sponsor Links: Go to Grammarly.com/fool to get 20% off your Grammarly premium account today. Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
Dan Otter and Scott Dauenhauer of 403bwise.org explain how to navigate the shark-infested waters of retirement plans for teachers and other non-profit employees. And Alison relays her lessons from the WeWork IPO debacle. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com.)
Get on the bus, kiddos! We're going to combat the summer slide with our biggest mailbag yet. We're answering your questions about selling grandpa's stocks, stop-loss orders, retiring on $1.5 million, and more. Sponsor links Zapier: zapier.com/fool for a free 14-day trial. Linkedin: $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool
We're joined by Caitlin Zaloom, NYU professor and author of Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost. Her research explores the financial and moral conflicts Americans face when paying for college. Sponsor Links: Download Netsuite's FREE guide, "Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits" today at NetSuite.com/fool Get the money you need to run your small business. Go to Kabbage.com to get started. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.
With the help of Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser, we're going to look at the state of video streaming including new offerings from Disney, Apple, and more. Does increased competition signal the decline of Netflix?
Josh Strange, CFP, joins us to talk about the most frequent foibles he encounters as a financial advisor. Also, why paying $800,000 to cast a hex on the SEC never pays off, and how a frugal carpenter has sent 33 kids to college. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
Abi Malin, Motley Fool Analyst, joins us to answer your questions including how to separate the wheat from the chaff on your watchlist, owning a home versus renting, the deal with dividends, and more. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
Most Americans have only a vague idea of how much they should be saving. Jeannie Thompson, Head of Workplace Solutions Thought Leadership at Fidelity Investments, explains the company’s age-based savings guidelines, the cost of health care in retirement, and how retirement planning can present more challenges for women.
We’re sneaking you into FoolFest 2019 so you can learn investing insights from Motley Fool analyst alongside hundreds of your closest investing friends you haven’t met yet. Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
It’s the July Mailbag where we answer your questions about dividends, deciphering your ROTH/traditional 401k components, buying on margin, how to find a financial planner, and more. Sponsor link: Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to merrillcorp.com/fool.
The final in our series on financial decisions for major life events is… very final. Motley Fool Wealth Management Planners Megan Brinsfield and Sean Gates join us to talk about preparing for the inevitable for yourself and those you love. Sponsored link: www.molekule.com code fool75.
Morgan Housel from the Collaborative Fund is back to share lessons you can learn from all the different kinds of stupid in the world. Sponsor link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
Ron Gross joins us to tackle many of your numbers-based investing questions around stock valuation, earnings reports, EBITDA and more. Download the FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
Whether they are doing it because they need to or because they want to, people are more often likely to work later in life or opt for a semi-retirement. We’re joined by AARP’s Susan Weinstock to talk about why this trend isn’t going to change, and how you can plan for the realities of a later retirement. Sponsor links: Thanks to Sproud Social for supporting our show. To learn how your brand can create real connection, visit sproutsocial.com/fool today. Download the FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool
The latest in our series on major life events leads us to divorce. Motley Fool Wealth planner, Amanda Kish guides us on how to make the split as amicable as possible. Sponsor Link: $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool
Time for another mailbag where we answer your investing and personal finance questions. This week, Emily Flippen is back to talk about investing in Chinese stocks, when to sell, and more. Thanks to Airbnb for supporting our show. Go to airbnb.com/fool and start hosting you’ll receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card if you generate $500 in booking value by July 31. Terms and conditions apply.
Morgan Housel from the Collaborative Fund is back to talk about recent market volatility, IPOs, and whether or not to increase your cash position. Sponsor Link: Real people, Real brands, Real connection. Go to sproutsocial.com to learn more.
In the next in our series on major money events, Ross Anderson of Motley Fool Wealth Management shares his advice and personal experience when it comes to selling a house. Sponsor link: $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool
Phil Buchanan, author of the book Giving Done Right, joins us to talk about philanthropy and charitable giving. Get 20% off a Grammarly premium account at Grammarly.com/fool. Get your first two months of Clear for free by going to clearme.com/fool2019 and using promo code fool2019.
It’s a sneak preview of “Investing In Asia”, the newest podcast from The Motley Fool! If you’re looking to invest in some of the most exciting emerging market opportunities in the world, join this weekly journey around Asian markets.
We’re answering a record number of questions this month including more on 20-30-50 budgeting, stashing your emergency fund in CDs, required minimum distributions, 15 versus 30 years mortgages, and more.
You can’t invest in Beanie Babies, but you can invest in more than just stocks and bonds in your IRA. Eric Satz of AltoIRA joins us to discuss alternative investing options for your retirement accounts. Sponsored link: www.molekule.com code fool75.
Home sweet home or a money-pit nightmare? Ross Anderson, a planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, joins us for the third installment of our series that tackles major life events -- this time to help you navigate how to (or whether to) buy that sweet little house you've been dreaming of.
Morgan Housel from the Collaborative Fund joins us to talk about the aging workforce and the impact it could have on global economic growth, your wallet, and your portfolio. 20% off a Grammarly premium account at Grammarly.com/fool.
Bro interviews financial-planning expert Wade Pfau about the assumptions underlying the 4% safe withdrawal rate in retirement, and whether they’re still valid. And Alison discusses whether an elite college degree is worth the price. $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool
We assume you already know how to make a baby (special hugs!), but do you know how to support one financially? For the second in our series that tackles major life events, Dan Messeca, a planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, offers up advice on the money moves you should make and pitfalls to avoid when having kids.
With the help of Thomas Castelli from The Real Estate CPA, we're going to discuss investing in real estate, including a few ways to do it, the tax benefits, and more. Sponsor link: Hello Monday from LinkedIn
It’s the February Mailbag! With the help of Motley Fool analyst Emily Flippen, we’ll answer your very impressive questions about retiring early, generating income, lifecycle funds, and just what are Bro’s credentials anyway? Thanks to Airbnb for supporting our show. Go to airbnb.com/fool and start hosting you’ll receive a $100 Amazon Gift Card if you generate $500 in booking value by May 30. Terms and conditions apply.
It’s the fourth or maybe fifth annual Loofie Awards where we celebrate the best (but this year mostly the worst) in business and finance. We’ll say goodbye to some truly horrible CEOs, say hello to some comeback kids, and give awards for Best Number and more.
For the first in our series tackling major life events, Sean Gates from Motley Fool Wealth Management offers advice on managing your money and mistakes to avoid when getting married. Thanks Audible! Get Power Moves by Adam Grant for free when you sign up for a free Audible trial at Audible.com/foolpower or text foolpower to 500 500.
Alison is taking you to fraud school with lessons from Theranos and the Fyre Festival and Bro explains why everyone should own stocks, even in retirement. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.
This month we're answering your questions about tricks for timing the market (spoiler: there aren't any), allocation advice if you're coming up on retirement, and how you shouldn't feel guilty about putting your retirement over your kid's college fund. Sponsored link: http://www.molekule.com code fool75.
We’ll cover everything you need to know about emergency funds--how to build one, where to keep it, and what to do if you don’t have one when an emergency happens. We’ll also honor the life of John “Jack” Bogle, founder of Vanguard and creator of the first index mutual fund. Sponsored link: http://www.molekule.com code fool.
Bro interviews Larry Swedroe, co-author of “Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement.” And Alison challenges Bro and Rick to guess the prices of the weirdest products at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.
With the help of Motley Fool’s Chief Wellness Officer, we’ll help you improve your chances of having a healthier/wealthier 2019 with tips for losing weight, eating better, and spending smarter. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to linkedin.com/fool and get $50 off your first job post.
There is plenty of evidence showing the link between a strong company culture and stock performance. But what if a great culture goes bad? Bryan Hinmon, Chief Investment Officer of Motley Fool Asset Management discusses the red flags of a corporate culture on the decline. Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/FOOL.
This year could be the biggest one for IPOs in nearly two decades. Motley Fool Analysts Matt Argersinger and Aaron Bush are going to dive into several of these interesting, young, founder-led companies and reveal which ones they think could be great investment opportunities for your portfolio. Thanks to Grammarly for supporting the show. For 20% off a Grammarly premium account, go to Grammarly.com/fool.
It’s a horn of plenty advice on investing in dividend stocks, how to invest for your kids, paying off student debt, what to do when one of the companies you own is acquired and more. Sponsor links: Harrys.com/fool. Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.
We’re debunking common retirement myths with the help of Fool.com writer, Maurie Backman. Alison shares your moving and homebuying/selling advice. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 off your first job post. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/FOOL.
Get it? Weed jokes! With the help of Motley Fool Canada Analyst, David Kretzmann, we’re going to dig deep into the investing thesis of the burgeoning cannabis industry. Sponsored link: www.molekule.com code fool75.
Instead of candy, we’re going to fill your pillowcase with your investing-related answers to your questions, such as how much should you allocate across market caps, how much is too much Apple or Netflix, what is Berkshire without Buffett, and much more. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/FOOL.
October isn’t only the month of ghosts and goblins – it’s also officially long-term care planning month. Dr. Jean Accius of AARP joins us to discuss the latest trends in long-term care, government assistance, and senior housing.
With the help of Megan Brinsfield, a financial planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, we’ll explore the new tax laws and discuss ways to reduce your tax bill come April. We’ll also explore the October Effect and whether this month really is a cursed time for investors. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/FOOL.
With the help of Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett, the guys behind the popular ChooseFI website and podcast, we’re going to learn more about the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement and how you can gain financial independence to create the life you want. Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 off your first job post.
Bro offers advice on how to prevent financial disasters in your life and what you can do to minimize the damage when the unexpected happens. Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more. Thanks Netsuite. Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite Dot Com slash FOOL.
We're joined this month by Sean Gates from Motley Fool Wealth Management who will help us answer your questions about tax issues related to inheriting stocks and dividends, shorting the market with inverse ETFs, and much more. Sponsor link: Harrys.com/fool
With the help of Motley Fool analyst, Seth Jayson, we’re going to look at the recent comeback stories of some beaten down stocks (like Lululemon, Chipotle) and discuss successful investing tips when analyzing stocks that have taken a hit. Sponsored link: www.molekule.com code fool.
Caring for an aging loved one is no easy feat. We’re joined by AARP’s Amy Goyer, who will share her remarkable first-hand experience as well as her advice for managing the challenges you’ll face as a caregiver. www.linkedin.com/fool