21 episodes

Family Financial Feud is a podcast recorded by the Consumer Economics Team from the University of Illinois Extension. Current podcasters include: Sasha Grabenstetter, Kathy Sweedler, and Camaya Wallace-Bechard. Family Financial Feuds covers financial topics you may have disagreements within your family, whether that's credit scores, money personalities or setting goals. We cover timely topics to help you discuss your own stance on your family financial feud.

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Family Financial Feud is a podcast recorded by the Consumer Economics Team from the University of Illinois Extension. Current podcasters include: Sasha Grabenstetter, Kathy Sweedler, and Camaya Wallace-Bechard. Family Financial Feuds covers financial topics you may have disagreements within your family, whether that's credit scores, money personalities or setting goals. We cover timely topics to help you discuss your own stance on your family financial feud.

    Exposing Expenses

    Exposing Expenses

    In this episode, educators, Sasha Grabenstetter, Kathy Sweedler and Camaya Wallace-Bechard take a look at way to cut or reduce expenses in 2020. They examine some of the different tools that people use to cut expenses, as well as give their best two tips on things that have helped them.

    Links promised from the podcast --

    AAA Your Driving Costs: https://www.aaa.com/AAA/common/AAR/files/AAA-Your-Driving-Costs.pdf

    Financial Fat Cat: https://youtu.be/xUzD2LXe4mw

    Debt.com Survey: https://www.debt.com/research/best-way-to-budget-2019/

    For more information about the podcast hosts or University of Illinois Extension check us out at www.retirewell.illinois.edu

    • 49 min
    Housing & Refi - Is it for you?

    Housing & Refi - Is it for you?

    In this episode, Kathy Sweedler and Sasha Grabenstetter discuss the different housing options that you may be considering in June 2020. With all that has been going on in the world - you may be considering "doubling up" with family, purchasing your first home or refinancing an existing home. From the pros and cons, discussions about your housing and more.

    To register for Let's Talk Money: http://go.illinois.edu/TalkMoney

    A Consumer’s Guide to Mortgage Refinancing, The Federal Reserve Board, https://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/refinancing

    • 29 min
    Finances, How You Coping?

    Finances, How You Coping?

    In this episode, educators Camaya Wallace Bechard, Kathy Sweedler and Sasha Grabenstetter talk though some of their feelings about how to cope with financial stress. From coping mechanisms, disruptions in normal routines to dealing with the stressors associated with loss, we've got it all covered.

    Looking for some of our resources we mentioned?
    Let's Talk Money - Webinar Series starts June 4th, 2020 - Register here: https://forms.illinois.edu/sec/9047566

    Get Savvy: Grow Your Green Stuff - Student Loan Repayment 2020 -https://youtu.be/oOaKJfse0Ns

    University of Illinois Extension Resources: https://extension.illinois.edu/global/resources-responding-covid-19

    • 32 min
    The Next Financial Thing

    The Next Financial Thing

    In this episode educators, Sasha Grabenstetter, Kathy Sweedler and Camaya Wallace Bechard, discuss why maybe tackling a financial to do list may not be the best financial decision to make right now. Though having a lot of choices or tasks can be good for some, for others it gives them too many choices and leads to paralysis. Our hosts some financial things they've been putting off, plus ways to help stop paralysis in it's tracks.

    As usual, you can find us on www.retirewell.illinois.edu.
    For Barry Schwartz's TEDtalk -https://youtu.be/VO6XEQIsCoM

    • 38 min
    Grow your kids' money skills

    Grow your kids' money skills

    In this episode educators, Sasha Grabenstetter, Kathy Sweedler, and Camaya Wallace Bechard are discussing values through storytelling. Help grow you children's money skills with concepts such as; goal setting, opportunity costs, savings, sharing, earning, borrowing, needs vs wants, counting, and problem solving. Hear about books with financial topics for kids ages 4 to 10 years old, plus more!

    For more information go to https://www.consumerfinance.gov/moneyasyougrow

    For our listener survey go to: https://go.illinois.edu/FFF_ListenerSurvey

    • 27 min
    Paper, Plastic, and P2P

    Paper, Plastic, and P2P

    In this episode, Kathy Sweedler and Camaya Wallace-Bechard discuss the hot payment methods of 2020, peer-to-peer (P2P) payments. You may use them in your everyday life and you're not exactly sure why you downloaded one app over another.

    Our educators also discuss how P2P apps could be a source of conflict between partners, friends or even colleagues. While everything is at the touch of a button these days, how many of these P2P apps do you want? Or need? Plus, they give you great tools about consumer protections you need to be aware of while using these cashless apps.

    Family Financial Feuds Listener Survey - https://go.illinois.edu/FFF_ListenerSurvey

    • 46 min

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