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Investing 101, Pt 2: How to Get Started

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Release Date: 09/27/2021

Ask Jesse: How Do I Get Back on the Budget Bandwagon? show art Ask Jesse: How Do I Get Back on the Budget Bandwagon?

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

A listener asks -- what can I do to get my budget back on track after falling off the wagon?

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Meet the Chief of Side Hustles: Nick Loper show art Meet the Chief of Side Hustles: Nick Loper

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Jesse chats with the Chief Hustler of side hustles, Nick Loper. Nick  has made a living out of side hustles, literally! A serial entrepreneur, Nick started a number of small businesses and side hustles before writing books about his experience and teaching others how to start their own side hustles. He is also an author, with a new book out: $1,000 100 Ways.

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Ask Jesse: How to Launder Money... for Christmas?! show art Ask Jesse: How to Launder Money... for Christmas?!

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Jesse answers a reader trying to save for a surprise Christmas present for his significant other, but also trying to be faithful to his YNAB budget. Jesse shares a few tricks and some "creative accounting" within YNAB to help you save up for Christmas gifts without spoiling the surprise or the budget.

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Don't Afterpay Your Way Though the Holidays show art Don't Afterpay Your Way Though the Holidays

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Watch out credit cards, a new game is in town, and it's waiting to trip up your budget during the holiday season. We're talking about payment plans: sort of like a credit card, sort of not, but definitely loaded with high interest, fees, and confusing terms designed to trip up customers. Sofia Hergenrader, a YNAB expert on payment plans, joins the podcast to talk about the pitfalls of this new breed of financial products.

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Ask Jesse: Living Right And It's Not Fair show art Ask Jesse: Living Right And It's Not Fair

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Jesse answers a concerned parent emailing about their son's college experience. After raising a thoughtful and budget minded son who paid for his first semester of college by working a series of jobs during high school, the parent was dismayed by the extravagant lifestyle and expenses of his classmates. Nevertheless, Jesse reminds the listener that the gifts of budgeting, responsibility, and good planning pay off in the long run far more than ephemeral luxuries.

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Adapt or Die show art Adapt or Die

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Of the Four Rules, is one more important than the others? Is there one rule to rule them all? In the past, Jesse has argued that rules 2-4 are essentially derivatives of Rule One. But perhaps there's another contender -- Rule Three: Roll with the Punches. Life is all about rolling with the punches, adapting to ever-changing stresses and forces in our environments. Budgeting, Jesse argues, is no different.

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Ask Jesse: Should I Sell My Crypto to Pay Off Debt? show art Ask Jesse: Should I Sell My Crypto to Pay Off Debt?

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Jesse answers an email from a listener wondering, should he sell his cryptocurrency in order to pay off his debt?

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Growth After Trauma: Krista St. Germain from The Widowed Mom Podcast show art Growth After Trauma: Krista St. Germain from The Widowed Mom Podcast

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Jesse chats with life coach and podcaster Krista St. Germain, a widowed mother who had to work through waves of grief after her husband unexpectedly passed away five years ago. Krista discusses her journey moving through grief, learning to rewrite the narratives of her guilt, and finding a path to grow after such a traumatic experience.

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EP12 Money Stories: Njeri Young Asks EP12 Money Stories: Njeri Young Asks "How Do You Want Your Money to Treat You?"

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Njeri Young is an avid YNAB user, but she didn't start out that way. In fact, it took her years of stops and starts before she finally gained control over her dollars, learned how to budget, and build a healthy relationship with money. Although some people on the internet make it look easy, Njeri's experience is common, and she has learned many valuable lessons along  her journey.

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18 Summers: Jim and Jamie Sheils on Building Stronger Families show art 18 Summers: Jim and Jamie Sheils on Building Stronger Families

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Jim and Jamie Sheils make a sobering, but important, observation -- we only have 18 summers to spend with our children before they become adults and move off to start their own lives. Jesse chats with Jim and Jamie about how we can spend more time with our children, be more present in our relationships, and manage the most precious and scarce resource of them all: time.

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School is back in session! And today, Jesse and Matthew Amster-Burton are discussing everything you need to do to get started investing for retirement. They break down the different types of  investment accounts, mutual funds and index funds, bonds, and a few simple, stress-free strategies for investing.

 

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