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Host Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, tackles sometimes uncomfortable and even controversial money and investing issues, without the financial jargon, to get to the heart of what’s important for anyone to know. Jill takes listener phone calls and interviews informative and entertaining guests each week to uncover surprising insights and provide actionable information so you can make the most of your money. Have a question? Email us at askjill at jillonmoney dot com.
 
Jeff Walters and Shannon Panek lead you through the biggest college planning concerns. They'll talk about the best ways to save for, plan, and pay for college. Student loans. Repayments. Career choices. Job availability. Test prep. The FAFSA. We'll cover it all on this show. If you have any questions for us, give a call to 704-628-6644 or visit https://www.communityeducationalfunding.com to learn more.
 
If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good ...
 
College is expensive and the process of finding and getting into the best colleges is more complicated and competitive than ever. You owe it to yourself to become an educated consumer. This podcast will show you how to pay only your fair share of the college bill and gain a competitive advantage to beat the colleges at their own game. Subscribe and enjoy!
 
Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, rec ...
 
Soon to be 5th year seniors, Colin and Mohamed host a weekly podcast highlighting the daily struggles of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Common topics include: life experiences, tomfoolery, movies, and opinions no one asked for. So, press play, turn off your brain, and enjoy!
 
Is your child ready for life after high school? Are you ready to send your child to college, the military, or into the workforce? This podcast gives parents & guardians the peace of mind that their child is gaining the necessary skills to be prepared for life as they reach senior graduation. College Ready, Maybe Not presents stories and strategies from the perspective of School Counselor and single parent, Simone Gilbert. So whether you homeschool or send your K-12 child off to school every ...
 
Did you know the biggest impediment to retiring on time is overpaying for college? Join us each episode as financial planner Bill Mullen breaks down critical college funding conversations to reveal how you can minimize this retirement barrier. You'll learn things like: - How much colleges think your family can afford - Whether or not you'll qualify for grants or scholarships - How much you can expect to pay out of pocket We'll help you identify the answers you need to get the most free money ...
 
Sharing insight and tips to help families and high school students better understand how to navigate the college application and scholarship process. The podcast episodes will cover material in the Pre-College To Do List book on amazon.com which is a step by step guide on college admissions, applications, scholarship strategies, how to develop a compelling essay, how to create a competitive student resume/ profile, the importance of letters of recommendation, community service and more! Also ...
 
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There will be some major changes to the FAFSA for the upcoming school year and parents are going to be thankful for them. Clark talks about the elimination of the expected family contribution and what that means when you are applying for financial aid for your child. Parents are taking on way too much debt for their kid's higher education! PLUS loa…
 
Do you have all your ducks in a row when it comes to securing college funding? How can you leverage your investments? Read more and get additional resources here: https://abcsofcollegefunding.com/podcast/ep-13-what-do-your-taxes-fafsa-and-retirement-savings-have-in-common/207/ What we discuss on this episode: 3:12 - Why are financial advisors inter…
 
Carmax has a generous new return policy. You have 30 days now to drive that used car before you are stuck with it for good. Carmax and Carvana are reaping the rewards of being more consumer-friendly. Food delivery apps can cost you an additional 40%. Clark says that you should opt to order directly from your favorite restaurants and choose to pick …
 
It's getting harder and harder to justify paying an advisor a hefty fee, especially if all they're doing is asset management. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch…
 
You guys know I'm not crazy about early retirement, but when it's a matter of life and death, I may be a bit more forgiving :) Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adc…
 
This weekend we're bringing you the first of three tax-related episodes that will run between now and late February. Each episode will be sponsored by H&R Block. As you're getting ready to file your taxes, remember that H&R Block has all your tax needs covered. Their experts have an average of 10 years’ experience. They’ve seen it all and can help …
 
Christa and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and share with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. Clark talks about the new rules about how to avoid losing unused money that you've set aside in your FSA. Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily newsletter! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adcho…
 
So you have an S&P 500 fund in your workplace retirement plan and you're wondering why the returns don't seem to be doing as well as what you're seeing elsewhere. Hmmm, I have a pretty good guess. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodm…
 
This week on “Off The Cuff” Justin and Allie kick things off with a recap of President Joe Biden’s inauguration, his first day in office, and the top higher education priorities NASFAA has for the new administration. Megan highlights additional details about the Biden legislative agenda and congressional reaction. Jill then provides an update on ne…
 
IRS free file is the place to go for most people who have an AGI of less than $72k. And you can file your 2020 tax return today if you want - although the IRS won't start processing returns until mid-February. Clark just got his first round of vaccine. Some employers are paying employees to get vaccinated. What started with Dollar General has now e…
 
For many Americans, college is the second biggest expense they will encounter in their lifetime. But what makes college so expensive? Bill will run through a list of expenses your child can expect to see when they're in college and he will also discuss some proactive planning moves you can do now. Show Notes: Website: https://savinginvestors.com/ P…
 
Paying for college is no joke. There are right ways and wrong ways of going about it, and raiding your retirement savings is not one of the right ways. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
Clark is not a fan of annuities. But they are going to be available in many 401k's this year. Clark tells you what you should do when you see them as an option in your workplace retirement account. Streaming prices have skyrocketed in recent years! Clark talks about recent changes in the streaming space and how you can find stuff to watch without b…
 
Here's the deal, I'm all for making a career change, and maybe even doing a little traveling in between gigs, but you've got to make sure you have a plan in place, especially when we're still dealing with a global pandemic. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by …
 
Bigger retailers like Amazon and Walmart are letting customers keep less expensive items they are returning a whole lot more these days. That's because the cost of shipping has become prohibitive. The Australian trend of buying something and paying for it in installments is now happening regularly on US websites. Most of these companies don't even …
 
Nothing like a friendly debate between sisters over whether it's better to save for retirement using pre-tax or Roth contributions. Yours truly is happy to play the role of the judge! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn…
 
Clark discusses how most people can file their taxes without paying a dime. He also talks about how eligible Americans can get the earned income tax credit. Simple bank was an excellent online bank. But it's going away. So Clark talks about which online banks are worth considering if you're looking to move your money. Ask Clark topics include issue…
 
Am I doing everything possible to be on track for retirement? Easily one of the most common questions we get, but answering them never gets old, as every situation is different. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more …
 
Unless you're one of the lucky ones and have all your money in a Roth IRA and/or brokerage accounts, you'll eventually be forced to take distributions from your tax-deferred accounts. Is there a wrong way or right way to do it? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is…
 
The start of a new year is the perfect time to take a look at your retirement plan and see if there's any adjustments you should be making. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastch…
 
Some borrowers aren't getting their student loans forgiven by the federal government because of confusing requirements. That is not ok. Clark talks about what the government should do to improve the process for borrowers and help them get their loans forgiven in a straightforward way. Christa and Joel share the Clark Stinks posted on the web and sh…
 
Paying down debt is a beautiful thing, especially when it means you've now got a bunch of extra money and are wondering what to do with it. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastch…
 
This week on “Off The Cuff” the team recaps the resignation of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and the department’s effort to curtail President-elect Joe Biden’s pledge to provide student loan debt relief. Megan provides an update on the congressional agenda ahead of Democrats’ majority in Congress. Allie and Justin dig into details on what’s ahead…
 
The newest jobs report was not looking very good as unemployment levels rose in December. Clark talks about how to navigate employment in the current economy. Also, the folks at Clark.com have updated the work from home guide which can help you find solid employers offering remote employment. Clark is not a fan of Bitcoin. And the recent volatility…
 
You guys know my love of liquidity, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy a good question about paying down the mortgage or instead using that money to invest. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choice…
 
Robocalls are the worst! And it feels like we're getting bombarded with them more frequently now. Clark talks about how to curb those annoying calls to bring more zen back into your day. Many appliances still remain in short supply because of factory shutdowns due to Covid. That means that if you are in search of an appliance it'll be harder to fin…
 
Is there such a thing as trying to recession-proof your portfolio by pulling off a bit of market timing? Is this an ingenious idea, or a crazy one? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit p…
 
Long-term care insurance is a tricky topic, and figuring out whether or not you need to purchase it can be even trickier, which often leads to many people buying something they probably don't need. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgood…
 
Clark believes that if you take some important steps to cut subscriptions & shop around for cheaper alternatives that you can save at least $1,000 this year. For more info on which bills you need to look into and how to save the big bucks, be sure to check out this episode. Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily newsletter! Learn mo…
 
Dealing with a loss is hard enough, then mix in trying to navigate the finances, and things can quickly become too much to handle. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com…
 
It's a new year which usually means a lot of resolutions as people try to shake things up in their lives, whether it's a diet or a new career. This weekend on the show we have somebody who embodies fitness as well as an interesting career path. Her name is Christine D'Ercole, and if you're a Peloton fanatic like me, then you're certainly familiar w…
 
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