16 episodes

Drew and Dan, co-founders of the budgeting app Weekly, talk about fun topics in personal finance and delve into the hidden motivations behind our purchases.

Why'd You Buy That? Weekly LLC

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0, 8 Ratings

Drew and Dan, co-founders of the budgeting app Weekly, talk about fun topics in personal finance and delve into the hidden motivations behind our purchases.

    A Boatload of Money + the Impact of CoronaVirus on Dining Out Expenses

    A Boatload of Money + the Impact of CoronaVirus on Dining Out Expenses

    Dan tells what it was like to drive across the country in a pandemic.  Drew shares how coronavirus has effected his dining out expenses  Dan and Drew talk about Mother's Day spending and Dan tells the totally unique gift he got his wife for Mother's Day.

    *** OUR PODCAST HAS CHANGED ITS NAME TO "WHY'D YOU BUY THAT?" ****

    • 55 min
    How Far Would We Go To Save $50, Childhood Money Perceptions and Selling a Home in a Pandemic

    How Far Would We Go To Save $50, Childhood Money Perceptions and Selling a Home in a Pandemic

    Dan and Drew start off by asking "How far would you go to save $50?".  Then they talk about perceptions of money as a child and how that changed when they became adults.

    Dan talks about receiving the IRS stimulus and what that was like.  Finally, Dan and Drew talk about whether it is worth it to pay a realtor to sell you home, even in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 49 min
    Social Distancing, Guns at Five Guys, and Dan Navigates A Shared Purchase With Neighbors

    Social Distancing, Guns at Five Guys, and Dan Navigates A Shared Purchase With Neighbors

    In this episode, we talk about the effect social distancing has had in our families, Drew talks about the odd experience of getting takeout from Five Guys during Coronavirus (spoiler: a gun is in the story) and Dan explores pitfalls of doing shared purchases with neighbors in a segment called "How I ended up spreading pine needles in my neighbor's yard."

    • 50 min
    CoronaVirus, Dan Sells His Juicer, Manuals and Staying On Track Toward a Goal

    CoronaVirus, Dan Sells His Juicer, Manuals and Staying On Track Toward a Goal

    CoronaVirus, Dan’s Sells His Juicer, Manuals and Staying On Track Toward a Goal

    • 46 min
    Sunk Costs, "Experimental" Purchases and Conversation with Chris Chapman from Next Level Minds

    Sunk Costs, "Experimental" Purchases and Conversation with Chris Chapman from Next Level Minds

    Why are you more likely to attend a football game in the dead of winter in a blizzard if you paid for a ticket instead of gotten it for free? 

    In this podcast, Dan and Drew explore the psychology of sunk costs then talk about the virtues of thinking about some purchases as "experiments".

    Then, Drew has a conversation with Chris Chapman, the founder of the Next Level Minds podcast about money lessons he learned through the years. 

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Tricks Retailers Use That Get Us Spending More and Challenging the Frugality Mindset

    Tricks Retailers Use That Get Us Spending More and Challenging the Frugality Mindset

    Dan and Drew discuss the tricks used by retailers to get us to spend more.  Also we ponder a great mystery of the universe, how long is too long to take something back to COSTCO?  Dan provides a, um, case study.   You gotta hear it.

    But before we get into that piece, Dan and Drew discuss when its best to challenge your frugality mindset and spend more in areas that are providing real value in your life.

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    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

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8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Wild ma ,

Fabulous!

So I think these podcasts are amazing! They are very informative and well thought out. My favorite thing about then it's the chemistry between the two. They have great stories and they're hilarious! Thanks for not only the podcasts but especially the weekly app!
It has literally been a life changer for me in every way!! I actually have control over my money more than ever before and I feel more confident and in control with myself in so many areas of my life!

Thanks!
Loraine

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