Anyone who tells you women don’t need financial advice specifically for them is wrong. Women, whether they’re the caretakers, the breadwinners, or both, face a unique set of financial challenges. That’s where HerMoney comes in. In her frank, often funny, but always compassionate way, Jean Chatzky takes every audience of women through the steps they need to take today to live comfortably (and worry-free) tomorrow, offering the latest research, expert tips and personal advice.
Ep 264: The Financial Checkup You Need Now
Our families are a big reason why so many women stepped out of the workforce during COVID. But after putting others first for over a year now, it's time to get back on track with a real financial check-up. Sangeeta Moorjani, Executive Leader for Workplace Investing at Fidelity, breaks down the main building blocks to a solid financial plan and tells us how to get started. In Mailbag, saving for children and how pensions factor into retirement planning. In Thrive, rebuilding savings.
Ep 263: The Best Investing Tips For Moms (And Everyone Else!)
The majority of women — 77% — say they see money in terms of what it can do for their families. And while family = life, your money is the tool that’s going to get you where YOU want to go. Chelsea Brennan, founder of Smart Money Mamas, talks about the new investing rules for 2021 and beyond. We also talk career breaks + budgeting for life events. In Mailbag, we tackle paying for college and best practices with old retirement accounts. And in Thrive, why 1 In 3 women of color are planning on leaving their jobs by next year.
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Ep 262: Get Good With Money
More than 85% of women are stressed about their finances, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Tiffany Aliche, The Budgetnista, tells us all how to “get good” with our money, how to take control of our finances, and get a handle on exactly where we’re headed. Tiffany takes us step-by-step through some important ways we can attain financial security + peace of mind. In Mailbag, we talk about investing vs. paying down credit card debt, how a woman living overseas can invest for the future, and how much to pay in cash vs. taking out a loan when buying a car. In Thrive, kids and money in a post-COVID world.
Ep 261: Make Your Space Work With HGTV’s Tiffany Brooks
70% of us are planning to redecorate our homes this year. Are you one of them? Tiffany Brooks, host of HGTV’s “Smart Home” and “Rock The Block" shares some of her favorite design touches and walks us room-by-room through a home. She shares the most impactful changes we can make, particularly if we’re on a budget. In Mailbag, we tackle questions on the best vehicles for retirement investing, how to set up a secure account for a minor, and how best to invest stimulus money for your children. In Thrive, Jean tackles how to forgive yourself for financial mistakes.
Ep 260: Get Paid What You’re Worth
What should we be doing now to earn more? To not only know our worth but be paid our worth? Claire Wasserman, founder of Ladies Get Paid, tells us how women can get recognized and rewarded at work and get paid what we deserve. We talk about networking during COVID, and networking internally once we’re hired, in a remote work environment. In Mailbag, we talk career transitions and pay cuts, and protecting our retirement earnings from a tax hit. In Thrive, spring cleaning your finances.
Ep 259: Find Your Confidence
The gender confidence gap is real. So, what can we do? Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of the book, “Living The Confidence Code” are here to empower the next generation of young women to make a difference in the world. The pair discuss the importance of role models who are real, and the pivotal cultural moment we’re in now for women’s leadership and representation. We talk about some of the best ways we can all give ourselves (and the women around us) a boost. In Mailbag, how to prevent identity theft, and how to manage a successful retirement when your partner has less saved than you do. In Thrive, how to escape your work-from-home productivity slump.
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While I am an experienced investor, I still learn something new (or have an important principle reinforced!) on every episode. So proud to learn that my brokerage, Fidelity, is a sponsor of this informative podcast.
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I just started listening to your beautiful podcast less than a month ago and I’ve worked my way backwards to July 2019. I LOVE how much care and compassion you all infuse into such a preciously taboo subject. Everything about this is inspiring and wonderful and has prompted me to look into a career as a financial advisor.