139: Tax Deadlines for 2019, Tax Extension Information, Why Financial Literacy Matters

In episode 139, we bring you another tax filled show on The Money Factor! We breakdown what are the 2019 tax deadlines. We also dive into information on tax extensions. Plus, we discuss why being financially literate is important. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.



Links:

https://www.efile.com/tax-day-deadlines/

https://www.irs.gov/forms-pubs/extension-of-time-to-file-your-tax-return

https://www.forbes.com/sites/markavallone/2018/03/31/april-is-financial-literacy-month-why-financial-wellness-matters/#55d319476f13



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138: Funny Money Quotes, Facts about Money, Getting Rich Slowly

In episode 138, we give you another helpful show on The Money Factor! We dive into Funny money quotes and why they are true. We also breakdown things you didn't know about money. Plus, we discuss ways to get rich slowly through managed growth. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.chimebank.com/2018/03/28/7-funny-money-quotes-and-why-theyre-true/

http://moneyversed.com/absurd-money-facts/



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137: Financial Spring Cleaning, Personal Finance Quiz, the X Curve Concept

In episode 137, we bring you another informative show on The Money Factor! We breakdown tips to help spring clean financially. We also dive into how well do you know about personal finance. Plus, we discuss the concept of the X curve. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.takechargeamerica.org/7-tips-for-financial-spring-cleaning/

https://www.kiplinger.com/quiz/saving/T065-S001-the-personal-finance-quiz/index.html#kip-page14

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136: Women and Consumerism

In episode 136, we celebrate Women’s History Month on The Money Factor! We dive into women and their household finances. We also breakdown how and why  Millennial women poised to be the most financially independent women in history. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.bloomberg.com/diversity-inclusion/blog/top-10-things-everyone-know-women-consumers/

https://solutions.naifa.org/majority-of-women-now-responsible-for-household-finances

https://www.forbes.com/sites/megangorman/2018/09/09/millennial-women-are-poised-to-be-the-most-financially-independent-women-in-history/#2b611b861d52


133: Handling Your Finances at Every Stage of Your Relationship

In episode 133, we give you another show about financial literacy on The Money Factor! We continue discussing the four financial love languages. We also dive into handling finances and your relationships. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:
https://www.blackenterprise.com/the-four-financial-love-languages/

https://money.usnews.com/money/personal-finance/family-finance/articles/2018-07-19/how-couples-handle-money-at-every-stage-in-their-relationships

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132: Financial Love languages and Is Giving the Key to Wealth?

In episode 132, we give our valentines edition on The Money Factor! We dive into the four financial love languages in every relationship. E also breakdown the connection between giving and wealth. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.effectivebusinessideas.com/giving-and-wealth/

https://www.smartaboutmoney.org/Topics/Holidays-and-Money/Save-Money-on-Thanksgiving/Creative-Ways-to-Give-Back

https://www.blackenterprise.com/the-four-financial-love-languages/

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131: How are Americans Doing in the Personal Money Management Area?

In episode 131, we give you the first show of Black History Month on The Money Factor! WE breakdown Americans and their personal money management. We also dive into how to build a strong financial foundation. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://s3.amazonaws.com/cfsi-innovation-files-2018/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/01021056/Pulse-2018BenchmarkingStudy-Final-web.pdf

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130: How Much Should You Have Saved for Retirement and Why Aren't Americans Saving?

In episode 130, we bring you another retirement show on The Money Factor. We dive into what age and how much should you start saving for retirement. We also breakdown factors of why Americans aren't saving and how to build a financial foundation. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.nerdwallet.com/article/the-average-401k-balance-by-age

https://www.getrichslowly.org/us-saving-rate/

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129: Saving The MLK Way: Dr. King's Advice on the Smart Way to Spend

In episode 129, we welcome Kasinda Wiliams (kasinda.williams@gmail.com) our show on Martin Luther King Day  on The Money Factor! We breakdown Dr. King’s advice on smart ways to spend money. We also dive into promoting financial literacy among minority groups. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/martin-luther-king-jrs-advice-on-the-smart-way-to-spend-money-2018-04-04
http://www.huffpost.com/entry/financial-literacy_b_817848

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128: Money Mistakes People Make at the Beginning of the Year

In episode 128, we bring you another financially helpful show on The Money Factor! We dive into 15 financial resolutions to make and keep  in 2019. We also breakdown 10 money mistakes people make at the beginning of the year. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/personalfinance/10-money-mistakes-everyone-makes-at-the-beginning-of-the-year/ss-BBRNeOn#image=11

https://www.rd.com/advice/saving-money/financial-resolutions-for-more-money/

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127: Budgeting in the New Year

In episode 127, we bring you the first episode of the new year on The Money Factor! We  breakdown what is a budget and why it is important. We also dive into the best budgeting app for 2019. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.


Links:

https://www.mymoneycoach.ca/budgeting/what-is-a-budget-planning-forecasting

https://www.nerdwallet.com/blog/finance/budgeting-saving-tools/

https://terratale.com/personal-financial-review/

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126: Christmas Budgeting Tips, Couples Holiday Spending, Inexpensive Gift Ideas

In episode 126, we bring you a holiday edition on The Money Factor! We dive into tips to help budget during the holiday season. We also breakdown ways you and your partner can be  in sync when it comes to holiday spending. Plus, we give you 55 inexpensive gift ideas. All this and more on The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.everydollar.com/blog/crucial-budgeting-tips-everyone-needs-for-christmas
https://www.fool.com/retirement/2018/12/08/are-you-and-your-partner-in-sync-on-holiday-spendi.aspx

https://www.moneyunder30.com/cheap-gifts-55-inexpensive-christmas-gifts
https://www.iheartnaptime.net/handmade-christmas-gifts/

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125: What is a Bull Market, and how to prepare for the next recession?

In episode 125, we give you a political show on The Money Factor! We breakdown what is a bull market and what are the Democrats and Republicans views on it’s fate. We also dive into what to expect during the next recession and how to prepare for it.  Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://www.cnn.com/2018/11/15/investing/stocks-bull-market/index.html

https://www.thestreet.com/markets/what-is-a-bull-market-14710295

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/17/perspectives/mark-zandi-next-recession/index.html

https://www.bankrate.com/personal-finance/smart-money/how-to-prepare-for-the-next-recession/

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124: Election Season 2018 and Your Retirement, Stock Market Responds to Midterms

In episode 124, we bring you another informative show on The Money Factor. We dive into how midterm election may affect  retirement policy. We also breakdown how the stock market responds to midterm elections. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.forbes.com/sites/teresaghilarducci/2018/11/11/how-the-midterm-elections-may-steer-retirement-policy/#e4ffc2651f15

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/02/business/stock-market-rises-midterm-elections.html


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123: Purchasing life insurance after buying a home with Tamesha Wells

In episode 123, we welcome Tamesha Wells to our money roundtable on The Money Factor! We breakdown  her role as a realtor with TAS Realty Group (http://www.tameshawells.com/).   We also dive into using life insurance to fund real estate. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Link:

https://smartasset.com/life-insurance/next-step-after-buying-a-home

https://www.modestmoney.com/importance-life-insurance-real-estate-investor/40141/

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121: Understanding Life Insurance During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In episode 121, we continue talking about  Breast Cancer Awareness Month on The Money Factor! We breakdown the cost of breast cancer treatment. We also dive into how to prepare for the cost and expenses when diagnosed with breast cancer. Plus, we discuss 3 new financial workshops in the Houston area. All this and more on  The #Money Factor.

Links:

https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/paying

https://www.breastcancer.org/tips/paying/financial-planner

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