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Nov 26, 2018

#163: Does my employer match count against my 401k contribution limits?

Should I invest in a Traditional or Roth TSP?

Should I invest more aggressively in stocks right now, or should I hold cash and bonds until the next downturn?

Should I get a mortgage or keep renting until I can buy a home in cash?

Do you think index...

Nov 19, 2018

#162: How will artificial intelligence, AI, impact jobs? Former Harvard president and leading economist Larry Summers predicts that one-third of men will be out of work by 2050. Finance guru Suze Orman says not to be surprised if we see 25 percent unemployment by 2030. And major research institutions predict anywhere...

Nov 12, 2018

#161: Matt is interested in achieving financial independence, and he wants to encourage his friends to pursue the same goal. What podcast episodes provide a light, digestible introduction to the world of financial independence and retiring early?

Daniel wonders why everyone pursuing financial independence seems to have...

Nov 5, 2018

#160: When Jonathan Mendonsa was 18, he researched which college degrees lead to the highest income.

Pharmacy was near the top of the list of high-paying degrees, so Jonathan decided to become a pharmacist. He wasn't motivated by passion or calling. His decision was purely tactical. He wanted to make money.

He spent...

Nov 2, 2018

#159: Should a 36-year-old father of three invest primarily in Traditional or Roth retirement accounts? Should Rose, a grandmother of four, open a Vanguard account for each of her grandchildren?

Should Nancy, who lives overseas and is the sole breadwinner in her family, invest in a Traditional or Roth TSP? Should...