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107 - Winning Financially is Simple

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Release Date: 02/03/2014

The Montblanc Effect show art The Montblanc Effect

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

It's normal to want some amount of luxury or finery in your life, but have you considered the true cost of luxuries? There might be more to it than just the sticker price...

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From the YNAB Mailbag: When Should I Invest in the Stock Market? show art From the YNAB Mailbag: When Should I Invest in the Stock Market?

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Jesse answers a listener-submitted question. If you've paid off your debt, and you have an emergency fund, should you start investing in the stock market? If your goal is to build wealth -- and there are many good reasons to -- then investing in the stock market is a great way to do that.

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Tik Tok for Financial Advice? YNAB's Got That Covered show art Tik Tok for Financial Advice? YNAB's Got That Covered

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Did you know YNAB is on Tik Tok? Yep, thanks to YNAB team member Sarah Schweisthal, You Need A Budget has been lighting up Tik Tok "stitches" with budgeting advice for the yoots. Sarah talks about her work sharing the Four Rules on Tik Tok, as well as her own budgeting journey going from being deeply in debt to traveling full-time in a travel trailer.

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Should You Invest in Crypto? show art Should You Invest in Crypto?

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

It's been hot for years, and has recently become white hot. Cryptocurrencies have the potential to change money and finance in a profound way, but does that make it a good investment, or mere speculation? How would you invest in crypto anyway? Jesse offers his thoughts on this incredible 21st century innovation.

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How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life show art How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Jesse speaks with renowned financial journalist William Green about his new book -- Richer, Wiser, Happier: How the World's Greatest Investors Win in Markets and Life -- in which Green interviewed numerous billionaires, fund managers, and legendary investors about their investing wisdom, mindset, and even philosophy. Even if you are just a passive index investor who does not aspire to purchase individual securities, the words of these accomplished investors contain much wisdom.

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Investing 101, Pt 2: How to Get Started show art Investing 101, Pt 2: How to Get Started

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

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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Building Passive Income through Real Estate with Dustin Heiner show art Building Passive Income through Real Estate with Dustin Heiner

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Jesse chats with Dustin Heiner, a real estate investor who quit his job five years ago after building a passive income stream sufficient enough to live on. Dustin received a wake up call several years ago when he was laid off from what he thought was a stable government job when his department lost funding. Although he was able to find a new position in a different department, he vowed to never be in that position again, so he put his energy into building a sustainable business out of real estate.

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Investing 101 with Matthew: Terms You Need to Know show art Investing 101 with Matthew: Terms You Need to Know

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

School is in session! Jesse teamed up with Matthew Amster-Burton (who you have heard on the Behind the Scenes series), a YNAB team member and former financial advisor, to create a short series demystifying the world of investing. For the first day of class, they cover some of the basic investing terms you will encounter.

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You Might Be a Budget Nerd If... show art You Might Be a Budget Nerd If...

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

It's time to play a little game. Jesse and a couple YNAB team members gather to play "you might be a budget nerd if...." See if you can call yourself an official budget nerd!

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Financial Order of Operations show art Financial Order of Operations

You Need A Budget (YNAB)

Do you pay off debt first, or invest for retirement while paying it off slower? Or do you build an emergency fund first? How much? There are a number of tradeoffs when it comes to paying off debt, saving, and investing, and Jesse reminds us that there is no prescription! Everyone's budget is personal, and will depend on their goals, values, and emotional response to the budgeting process.

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