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Best friends Joel and Matt are the co-hosts of How To Money which is all about providing the knowledge & tools that normal folks need to thrive in areas like debt payoff, DIY investing, and crucial money tricks that will provide continuous help along your journey. We believe that access to unbiased and jargon-free personal finance guidance is more necessary than ever before. When you handle your money in a purposeful, thoughtful way that works for your lifestyle, you can really start living a rich life.

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Best friends Joel and Matt are the co-hosts of How To Money which is all about providing the knowledge & tools that normal folks need to thrive in areas like debt payoff, DIY investing, and crucial money tricks that will provide continuous help along your journey. We believe that access to unbiased and jargon-free personal finance guidance is more necessary than ever before. When you handle your money in a purposeful, thoughtful way that works for your lifestyle, you can really start living a rich life.

    Friday Flight - The Sports Betting Boom, Record Home Equity Levels & Taco Subscriptions #411

    Friday Flight - The Sports Betting Boom, Record Home Equity Levels & Taco Subscriptions #411

    It's time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to continue to make smart money moves. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: scoring a massive Airbnb discount, learning economic theory from Theme Park Tycoon, video game bans, the sports betting boom, buy now pay later consumers are falling behind, leveraging crypto to buy more crypto, subscriptions that are bad for your wallet and your diet, and what to do with sky high home equity levels.

    And please help us to spread the word by letting friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular listener, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to change the conversation around personal finance and get more people doing smart things with their money. Have an awesome weekend!

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    What if You Won the Lottery? #410

    What if You Won the Lottery? #410

    Winning the lottery shouldn’t be a part of your financial plan- but why are we so enthralled by the idea of winning the lottery?! On average, Americans spend over $1,000 every year for the chance to strike it rich. That’s a lot of wasted money that could be going towards literal investments. But even though we’re not going to win millions, statistically speaking, this exercise can provide some insights about the ways we want to spend our money and our time. This is helpful because there is a much higher likelihood that we would experience some sort of windfall in our lives whether that be a bonus at work, proceeds from a home sale, or even an inheritance. And if we haven’t taken the time to think through what we would do in these scenarios, there’s a good chance we could make the wrong decision in the heat of the moment. We’re going to get personal and share what we would do if we won the lottery, and we’re also going to explain how you can come up with your own money mission statement.

    During this episode we enjoyed a Crucial Crucial Taunt Taunt Enhanced by The Veil Brewing! And please help us to spread the word by letting friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular listener, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to change the conversation around personal finance and get more people doing smart things with their money!

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    • 50 min
    Fight and WIN Against Insane Healthcare Costs with Marshall Allen #409

    Fight and WIN Against Insane Healthcare Costs with Marshall Allen #409

    Marshall Allen is a journalist who investigates why we pay so much for healthcare here in America, while simultaneously we receive so little in return. He is the author of “Never Pay the First Bill: And Other Ways to Fight the Health Care System and Win” and he is also the founder of Allen Health Academy, which produces a curriculum of short on-demand videos to equip and empower employees to navigate the healthcare system. Marshall has been investigating the healthcare industry for 15 years, including over a decade at ProPublica. He also teaches investigative reporting at the Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York. We highly recommend that you listen to this episode if you’re looking for practical ways to reduce how much you’re spending on medical costs!

    During this episode we enjoyed a Fade Away by Cruz Blanca Brewery - thanks to Dennis and our friends at the brewery for donating this one to the podcast! And please help us to spread the word by letting friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular listener, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to change the conversation around personal finance and get more people doing smart things with their money!

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    Friday Flight - Robots Ruining Everything, A New Robinhood Feature, & Kim Kardashian's Crypto Kerfuffle #408

    Friday Flight - Robots Ruining Everything, A New Robinhood Feature, & Kim Kardashian's Crypto Kerfuffle #408

    It's time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to continue to make smart money moves. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: Matt scored his $1,250 credit card signup bonus, judging others if they have an old phone, digital driver's license, targeted ads on streaming, trip stacking, Kim Kardashian's crypto kerfuffle, a new Robinhood app feature, robots disrupting the labor market, AI rejecting millions of resumes, and one simple way to score a better job.

    And please help us to spread the word by letting friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular listener, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to change the conversation around personal finance and get more people doing smart things with their money. Have an awesome weekend!

    Best friends out!
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    • 36 min
    Striving for Work-Life Balance (Bestie Ep) #407

    Striving for Work-Life Balance (Bestie Ep) #407

    Feeling overworked?! Between trying to get ahead at your 9-5 and pursuing side hustles, chances are really high that you feel like your work-life balance is out of whack. That doesn’t even take into account that more of us are working from home. We find ourselves chronically fatigued and exhausted because we give too much to our work, leaving little left for ourselves and those around us who we love. For instance, as a result most Americans don’t take all their vacation time- and when they do, they find it impossible to actually stop working! This ongoing cycle of never-ending work is leading more folks than ever to despise the work they once loved while other important areas in their lives like relationships, health, and hobbies continue to suffer. This is an important topic for us to cover as we seek to implement some practices to restore that work-life balance and then create boundaries to maintain that balance.

    During this episode we enjoyed an I Learned It by Watching You by Burial Beer Co and Other Half Brewing - a big thanks to our friends Waffles on Wednesday for donating this collaboration beer to the show. And if you enjoyed this episode, be sure to subscribe and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to spread the word to get more people doing smart things with their money!

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    • 50 min
    Ask HTM - Reporting Rent Payments to Credit Bureaus, Bicycle Insurance, & Preparing for Maternity Leave #406

    Ask HTM - Reporting Rent Payments to Credit Bureaus, Bicycle Insurance, & Preparing for Maternity Leave #406

    We’re kicking off the week by answering listener questions! And if you have a question that you’d like for us to answer on the show, we’d love for you to submit your own via HowToMoney.com/ask/ , send us your voice memo. Regardless of how random or bizarre you might think it is, we want to hear it!

    1 - Should I put all of the proceeds from my home sale towards the down payment on a new home?
    2 - As a renter, should I pay extra in order for my rent payments to get reported to the credit bureaus?
    3 - Does it make sense to get insurance for my e-bike?
    4 - How can we make sure that our finances are in a strong position before having a baby?
    5 - Is there a best time of year to invest a lump sum of money?

    During this episode we enjoyed a 555 by Cruz Blanca Brewery- thanks to Dennis and our friends at the brewery for donating this one to the podcast! And please help us to spread the word by letting friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular listener, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to change the conversation around personal finance and get more people doing smart things with their money!

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Healthcare Conversation with Marshall Allen

Hi guys, I enjoy your podcast. I should note there was misinformation provided on the episode where you were interviewing Marshall Allen and discussing healthcare options.

It was stated the ACA (ObamaCare) can be very expensive for folks who don't qualify for subsidies. This is false as it's no longer the case! Biden's American Rescue Plan states nobody will pay more than 8.5% of their income on healthcare through the exchange.

I'm still hearing many folks talk about the ACA "income cliff" even though it no longer exists. It's important folks, such as yourself, are communicating up-to-date and accurate information to consumers.

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