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Jan 15, 2018

How can I convince my spouse to invest in low-fee index funds? How should my fiancé and I combine our finances? If I'd like to invest in rental properties, should I also buy stocks?

Former financial planner Joe Saul-Sehy joins me to tackle these audience questions and more.

Thomas asks:
My wife is suspicious of...


Jan 8, 2018

Tanja Hester and Mark Bunge used to have demanding but fulfilling careers as political and social cause consultants.

While they loved the mission behind their work, they grew tired of the exhausting hours and grueling travel. Their home felt like a weekend crash pad. They had no time or energy to pursue outside passions...


Jan 1, 2018

Happy New Years! We're kicking off this year on a bright and cheerful note -- with a conversation about the impending recession! Yay!

The U.S. stock market is at a peak, continuing its 9-year bull run. The markets have been rising since March 2009 without any major corrections or pullbacks.

We are living in one of the...


Dec 25, 2017

Happy holidays! I thought it would be nice to wrap up this year with a lighthearted holiday episode about the importance of keeping a positive attitude.

Will Bowen, my guest on the final episode of 2017 (wow!), started a campaign to motivate people to complain less.

He noticed that many people in his community said they...


Dec 18, 2017

Former financial advisor Joe Saul-Sehy joins me to answer audience questions about investing strategies, early retirement, and tax planning.

Whitnee calls in with this:

I'm 31, and my husband and I save half of our combined income. We've maxed out our H.S.A. accounts and we're getting an employer match in our 401k. We...