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The Military Money Show is the podcast that helps U.S. Servicemembers, Veterans, and their spouses make, save, invest and spend money wisely. Host, Lacey Langford interviews inspiring guests on personal finance, investing, entrepreneurship, debt, insurance, military life plus and a whole lot more.

Military Money Show Lacey Langford

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The Military Money Show is the podcast that helps U.S. Servicemembers, Veterans, and their spouses make, save, invest and spend money wisely. Host, Lacey Langford interviews inspiring guests on personal finance, investing, entrepreneurship, debt, insurance, military life plus and a whole lot more.

    MilMoneyCon: The Gathering of Military Financial Professionals

    MilMoneyCon: The Gathering of Military Financial Professionals

    MilMoneyCon is happening April 21-23, 2022 in Cary, NC.
    I’m so happy to be able to make the announcement.
    MilMoneyCon is a conference for military financial professionals. That means financial coaches, counselors, planners, educators, influencers, students, and writers from the military community.
    In this episode, I give you all the details about MilMoneyCon and what everyone can expect.
    The show notes can be found here:
    https://laceylangford.com/podcast/planning-milmoneycon22/

    • 9 min
    The Top End of Year Tax Planning Tips for 2021

    The Top End of Year Tax Planning Tips for 2021

    Taxes aren’t top of the fun things to do every year. In fact, it’s something that a lot of us avoid. But if you do a little planning and preparation in advance, it can make tax time and your finances run a little smoother.
    In this episode, I talk with Benjamin Brandt about the list of tax items you should review at the end of the year, mistakes you can avoid, and what military families need to know about taxes.
    Benjamin Brandt is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and Founder of Capital City Wealth Management, a Bismarck, North Dakota fee-only financial planning company. He’s an Iraqi combat veteran having served in the North Dakota Army National Guard for 8 years, including a 15-month deployment to Iraq in 2003.
    The show notes can be found here:
    https://laceylangford.com/podcast/end-of-year-tax-planning-tips-for-2021/

    • 42 min
    How to Protect Your Health and Wealth with TRICARE Around the World

    How to Protect Your Health and Wealth with TRICARE Around the World

    TRICARE not only helps take care of your health, but it also protects your wealth. Travel is a way of life for many military and veteran families. If we’ve learned anything in the military is that anytime you travel, Murphy’s Law, something is going to go wrong. Unfortunately, many times that can be your health.
    Figuring out TRICARE when you’re on the move and sick or hurt is not fun. Learning about your benefits before you travel can keep your body and wallet healthy.
    In this episode, John Letaw is going to break down how to use your TRICARE benefits when you travel, common misperceptions, and how to get the most out of your benefits.
    Show notes can be found here: https://laceylangford.com/podcast/tricare-around-the-world/

    • 47 min
    The Steps to Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE)

    The Steps to Financial Independence Retire Early (FIRE)

    Taking small steps to financial independence can have a big impact on your retirement. Many people talk about F.I.R.E or financial independence, retire early. But what are the steps you should take to get there? And does F.I.R.E look the same for everyone?
    In this episode, my guest, Doug Nordman shares the steps you can take to F.I.R.E., how to handle debt in the process, and how to leverage your military benefits to achieve financial independence faster.
    Doug served for 20 years of active duty in the U.S. Navy’s submarine force and retired in 2002 at the age of 41. He and his spouse, a retired Navy Reservist, reached financial independence in 1999 on a high savings rate.
    He’s the author of “The Military Guide To Financial Independence And Retirement” and founder of The-Military-Guide.com. With his daughter Carol Pittner, he's the co-author of "Raising Your Money-Savvy Family For Next Generation Financial Independence" through ChooseFI Media.
    The show notes and resources can be found here:
    https://laceylangford.com/podcast/steps-to-financial-independence-retire-early

    • 47 min
    What Veterans Should Know About Starting a Small Business

    What Veterans Should Know About Starting a Small Business

    Happy Small Business Week to my fellow veterans. If you want to start a business, there’s a lot to know beyond your craft or the thing you are selling. Lack of knowledge can hurt your businesses financially.
    In this episode, Will Scott breaks down the things transition veterans can do to start a small business, how to get money to start your business, resources, and tools you can use plus missteps to avoid along the way.
    Will is the Vice President of Business Solutions at Navy Federal Credit Union. He has over two decades of business solutions expertise from super-regional banks and major metropolitan credit unions across the country.
    The show notes can be found here: https://laceylangford.com/podcast/veterans-should-know-about-starting-a-small-business/

    • 38 min
    Are Store Credit Cards Really a Great Deal?

    Are Store Credit Cards Really a Great Deal?

    Store credit cards are offered at almost every place you shop nowadays. They can be tempting to sign up for especially if money’s tight but are store credit cards a good idea for your credit and finances?
    In this episode, I talk with Michelle Lambright Black about whether or not store credit cards are a good deal.
    Michelle is a leading credit expert, writer, and speaker with nearly two decades of experience in the credit industry. She is an expert in credit and credit scoring, financing, debt elimination, and identity theft. Michelle is featured in print monthly with brands such as FICO, Forbes, Reader’s Digest, LendingTree, Bankrate, and more. You can connect with Michelle on her website, CreditWriter.com, where she loves showing people how to avoid debt and make good credit work to their advantage.
    Michelle shares the pros and cons of store credit cards, what you should know before you sign up and how to look for a credit card that’s best for you.
    Show notes can be found here:
    https://laceylangford.com/podcast/store-credit-cards

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

Heather Bo ,

Great Content!

A wide range of topics discussed with knowledgeable guests make this podcast both highly entertaining and informative! Always something to learn here!

1goalguy ,

I love this show

I was a guest on military money show with Lacey and loved the experience. Lacey gave a great interview and really dug in to find great insight for her listeners. She did a great job promoting the show and also referred me out to some other podcast that she was familiar with and thought that I would be a good guest on.

JoshCrist ,

Entertaining, insightful and actionable! 🔥

Whether you’re well established translating your military experience into financial success, or just getting started carving out your strategy - this is a must-listen podcast for you! Lacey does an incredible job leading conversations that cover a huge breadth of topics related to the ins and outs of building a thriving financial life that you can be proud of - with leaders who’ve actually experienced success themselves. Highly recommend listening and subscribing!

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