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Let’s be real, most people don’t like talking about sex or politics, and money is the biggest taboo topic of them all. The Millennial Money podcast flips the script on the “old school” approach to money. Relatable, inspiring, and a little bit gritty, host and award-winning Certified Financial Planner Shannah Compton Game helps listeners uncover their money story to see past the numbers to unlock the lives they want to live. Each week Millennial Money creates a safe space by talking with spec ...
 
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We are 6 This month! Can you believe it? Six years ago I launched this podcast called Millennial Money, not sure of who would listen and if it would have an impact. Over 15 million downloads later you are still here along for the ride. In this episode, we’re going to celebrate a bit. I’m going to share some of my fav money tips, some personal money…
 
What is the value of time when it comes to your money? Most financial experts preach that you need to consistently get rid of expenses in order to thrive financially. However, there is a good argument that spending money on things that create more time is actually one of the smartest money moves you can make. In this episode, Tania Brown, Certified…
 
Budgeting and managing your money is hard enough when you have a steady paycheck each month and a laundry list of goals you want to achieve. When you throw in inconsistent income, budgeting becomes even harder. Just like you, I’ve had so many months as an entrepreneur when the numbers don’t add up. I’ve learned a few tricks along the way that I wan…
 
Can I tell you a secret? There are some tricks and just everyday money advice that I think you really need to know. Now, no one really talks about this stuff, and if they do, it’s brushed over because most people assume you already know this stuff or that it isn’t important. We aren't going to do that! In this episode, I’m sharing the top 13 money …
 
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes divorce? No, wait, that’s not right. In this reboot episode, we’re talking about the topic on everyone’s mind – prenuptial agreements. Family law attorney, Carolyn Grimes, is going to fill you in on what a prenup is and why you might be a good candidate. And yes, you can still be in love and ask for…
 
When it comes to couples and money there are two issues: #1 you don't want to talk about money with your partner, and #2 you think you are always right. No wonder why money is one of the main reasons that most couples get divorced. This episode is a special reboot with Casey and Meygan Caston, the creators of Marriage 365, who are here to share how…
 
How much money do you make? Do you have credit card debt? What is your credit score? Hey, will you come to my wedding and oh, by the way, it’s probably going to cost $1,000? Why can’t you afford to go to dinner with us? Oh, those awkward money conversations. There are just so many of them. In this episode, Erin Lowry, money expert and author of the…
 
Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks, you know that something has been going on between Reddit, GameStop, investors like you and me, and the old hedge fund world. I called upon our resident investing expert, Michele Schneider from MarketGuage.com, to help us dissect just what happened and what you need to know as an investor go…
 
Most of us live in a place called scared city. This place is the opposite of abundance and it’s a place where we can’t thrive well financially. So I wanted to know, how do we move from scared city to a better place? Well, there’s no better person to walk us through this than Ken Honda, thought leader, and author of Happy Money: The Japanese Art of …
 
What does it take to balance love and money? My magic recipe is communication, honesty (like real honesty), some dashes of fun, and empathy for some else’s feelings. It’s never easy to talk about money in a relationship, but there are some ways to make it easier. Janae and Theo from the podcast Planet Millennial Marriage are here for an open, hones…
 
"Life is the accumulation of all the little individual choices you make on a daily basis." Powerful words from our guest Todd Miller, who is the author of an outstanding book titled Enrich. In fact, Enrich has been named as one of the 8 Books to Help You Find Financial Bliss by Entrepreneur Magazine. If you’ve ever wanted to create an enriched life…
 
Your credit score has power and that three-digit number has a dramatic impact on your financial future. If you do nothing else this year, grab your credit score the tail and yank it up to 700+ (preferably over 740). You don’t have to go all crazy trying for an 850 score – but don’t get lazy. Even if you have a good score, it could drop tomorrow by …
 
We’ve said goodbye to 2020, thankfully, so how do you make the most of this new year and get your money working for you? Christine DiGangi, editorial director of The Balance, shares tips for getting back on track in 2021 and how to build a financial plan that works in this episode. Meet Christine Christine DiGangi has dedicated the majority of her …
 
Do you feel it? The tide is changing and that’s a good thing. You want more – you want to invest in companies focused on sustainability, doing good for the planet, companies that you believe in. Sustainable investing is the wave of the future and investing expert Sarah Bengtsson will show you how you can invest sustainably and build wealth at the s…
 
In Chris Manske’s new book, The Prepared Investor, he says “There’s a typical Wall Street response to any and all crises…keep your diversified portfolios in place, and someday, maybe years from now, investments will return to where they once were. This type of wait-it-out mentality implies there is no way at all to prepare.” So, the follow-up quest…
 
Raise your hand if you like snooping on other people as much as I do. There’s something about having a behind the scenes look at people’s lives that is exciting, and when it comes to investing, who wouldn’t want to know how other’s invest their money. Brian Portnoy, behavior finance expert and co-editor of the book How I Invest My Money, will take …
 
Have you ever stopped to think about the money decisions you make and whether they are making you rich or other people rich? That is an eye-opening question, and to be honest, you’re probably in the same boat as most everyone else. You are a consumer and not an owner. So how do you make that very important shift? In this episode, Ryan Sterling, aut…
 
It’s the first day of the new year. Not just any year, the year after 2020. I mean, has there ever been a more anticipated new year? So, my friend, what is that you want in this new year in all areas of your life? If we talk specifically about money, what are your money intentions for 2021? What are you leaving behind, and what are you ready to emb…
 
I want you to imagine a life where you are financially savvy and independent, living with purpose and generosity while inspiring others. This year might've thrown you a few curveballs but it's time to release what didn't work for you and step into a new year cultivating holistic wealth. Keisha Blair, the author of the book Holistic Wealth, is our g…
 
It wouldn’t be right to end the year without a top 10 list, so this episode is dedicated to my list of the top 10 money books and authors that have been featured on this show. Everything from career to investing to side hustling and more. Sit back and enjoy a mashup of some great sound bites from my top 10 authors and then head to the show notes fo…
 
This year has been unlike any we’ve known before and when it comes to earning money, freelancing has taken over the world. In fact, according to a recent statistic, 12% of the U.S. workforce started freelancing since COVID and in total there are about 57 million freelance workers in the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about freelancing...managing…
 
In this rebook episode, Nicole Middendorf shares the #1 money subject that every couple must talk about. Money is still a major taboo subject in a relationship—whether you’re on your first date or have been with your partner for multiple years. Money can be confusing and even, let’s just say, uncomfortable to discuss – wouldn’t it just be better if…
 
Can I tell you there’s nothing better than a great glass of bubbly after a long hard week! But, did you know that wine wasn’t only just for drinking? Wine can also be a good alternative asset to your portfolio. Anthony Zhang, CEO, and co-founder of a company called Vinovest is our guest on this episode and he’s sharing why wine consistently outperf…
 
I’m going to keep this simple. Money doesn’t always have to be used for expensive purchases or saved to pay off emotionally charged debt like student loans. Sometimes, money can be used for simple, easy to accomplish money steps. In this episode, I’m giving you 8 small and affordable money steps you can take right now. What You'll Learn Why small s…
 
Is there anyone else out there that watches House Hunters International endlessly all while Googling how do I move that country as I do? The idea of being a digital nomad and working remotely was certainly at the top of the to-do list before 2020. Now, of course, we’re in a different world, but it’s not always going to be this way. If you’ve ever d…
 
Experts say that millennial wealth is underdeveloped or has yet to reach its full potential. That makes sense. There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to your money and trying to figure out how and where to invest can be tricky. Does being in cash make sense, should you use apps to invest, and how do you figure out your sweet spot when i…
 
Are you looking at your career this year and thinking it just isn’t riding on the fast lane as you had hoped? You’re so not alone. This year has been rough on many careers and salaries, not to mention working at home juggling your partner’s weird snack breaks and your neighbor who likes to run the lawnmower just when you’re hopping on a Zoom call. …
 
The holidays are a time of celebrations, comfy clothes, lots of good eating and cold winter nights. But for many of us, it’s also a time of financial stress and a visit from your good ole’ friend debt. In this reboot episode, Majd Maksad, from Status Money, is dishing some great tips to breeze into the holidays without debt so you can hit the new y…
 
I’ve learned a lot in 2020. Things like always have at least 5 backup rolls of toilet paper and don’t ever walk past the Lysol antibacterial aisle without grabbing some. But I’ve also learned a lot about money this year, some lessons I’ve experienced personally, and some I’m sharing from friends, podcast guests, and other people that are very smart…
 
Thanksgiving is gonna look a little different this year, and you know what, that’s a good thing. It’s time to throw out the rules of the Thanksgivings of the past. You don’t have to drain your bank account at the grocery store or be exhausted after cooking, and hey if you love lasagna, why not make that Thanksgiving. Our guest, food, and travel jou…
 
Have you ever hit the snooze button on open enrollment and just left your benefits as is? I know I have – but not this year. Open enrollment is the best time to change your health plan, enroll in new benefits, and make sure you’re set for next year. Not to mention, now is the best time to make sure your benefits are as pandemic proof as possible. A…
 
Did you know that 300 million people around the world have depression and anxiety, according to the World Health Organization, and It’s estimated that 15 percent of the adult population will experience depression at some point in their lifetime? I’m one of them, and this is my journey. In this episode I'm sharing some of my most personal money and …
 
What is money to you? It’s time to use your money to help you get where you want to be and time to let go of your money using you. But how do you practically do that? Jedidiah Collins, a former guest on our show, is back to share his story of pivoting from NFL career to Certified Financial Planner to author and speaker, understanding how to grow th…
 
In case you didn’t know, creating the ultimate holiday spending plan is actually the best gift you can give yourself this season. Well, that and some serious self-care because we all need a little TLC this year. Sure, 2020 looks a little different than last year or really any other year, but that doesn't mean you still can’t enjoy a little holiday …
 
You want to change your life; you need a budget. Not a boring, you can’t do this and you can’t have that type of budget, but as our guest Allison Baggerly believes, you need an Inspired Budget. After all, a budget is about more than putting numbers on a piece of paper. An Inspired Budget is an access pass to your life…the one you want to live. Meet…
 
"You don’t have to be rich, you just have to have enough to cover your bills". Powerful words from Teri Ijeoma, the brains behind Trade and Travel. Getting good, and I mean really good, at trading stocks isn’t about being able to afford airplanes and Maserati’s, but it’s about learning a skill that can help you achieve so many money goals like payi…
 
Can your mind make you broke? Have you ever made a money decision that you regretted later? I’ve made about a million of these over the years, but I’ve also learned how powerful your mind is when it comes to money. The real question is then, can you trick yourself into being broke or being wealthy. We’ll uncover these answers and the most common mo…
 
According to analysts at BlackRock Investment Institute, the U.S. Presidential election is set to take place against the most tumultuous domestic backdrop since 1968.” In this episode, we’re not going to talk sides – Democrat or Republican – instead, we’re going to talk about how elections in general impact your money and what you need to know befo…
 
As Doug Lynam, our podcast guest says in this special reboot episode, money is not the root of all evil, but we all need to be a little bit wealthy. That may seem like a controversial statement from someone who spent 20 years as a Monk, but as Doug talks about in this episode, there is a way to get in a healthy relationship with your money so you c…
 
The personal finance world is full of rules and things that you should and shouldn’t do with your money. These rules lead to stress, frustration, and competition and honestly, make you feel like you aren’t doing enough, you don’t have enough, and you’ll never be able to fully be happy with your money situation. This is so not true. If you’ve ever m…
 
Raise your hand if you’ve ever said the words, “I don’t want to deal with my money right now?” Friend, I am right there with you. Especially in those seasons when I had debt or things just weren’t flowing like I’d hope they would be. The truth is, we all face different money seasons and challenges – absolutely no one is immune. You may know of our …
 
Look around you right now. What do you see? Is your home filled with things that set the stage for the life you want to live, or is your home just filled with stuff? Our podcast guest, Lisa Tselebidis, a professional organizer, and KonMari certified consultant is sharing her system to have what she calls a profound tidying festival, how tidying up …
 
Brandon Krieg, CEO, and co-founder of STASH has a mission. His goal is to make saving and investing accessible and easy for everyone, regardless of your budget. This is a message I echo on this podcast. There's always a little something extra in your bank account that you can use powerfully to help build your wealth and your future, you just need t…
 
You want to get in shape. So you go to the gym, maybe you take up running, and you decide to eat better. Each day you make a conscious choice to move in that direction of getting in shape. Some days you might not feel like it and maybe you take the day off or splurge on a donut, but generally, you’re moving in the right direction. Each day you’re t…
 
Here's a genius money idea...you should spend your money where you spend your life. Have you ever had those moments when you know you’ve got some extra cash in your bank account and then you aimlessly spend it all while thinking, "I know there was some good reason I was saving this money?" This episode is all about creating a plan to upgrade areas …
 
According to the Pew Research center, only 52% of Americans invest in the stock market, and 88% of them have incomes over 100K. Investing, even just 10 years ago, felt like something that was unattainable, confusing, and scary. Thanks to apps like Public.com, the stock market is becoming democratized and using the power of social investing to chang…
 
Yes, you can get your financial house in order! Call it a conspiracy or whatever you want, but there is a well-orchestrated message out there that creating a plan for your money that helps you achieve your goals is impossible – you’ll never save enough, you’ll never get out of debt, you’ll outlive your money, blah. That's not true because it is pos…
 
I know, you’ve got questions about investing and what the heck the stock market is doing. I’m right there with you. You turn on the news and all you hear is how hot the stock market is and how terrible the economy is. How can those two things even go together? Not to worry, Michelle Schneider, author of Plant Your Money Tree, and the Director of Tr…
 
We're featuring another Best Of episode from 2018 that was a listener favorite. All personal finance experts can agree on one thing – starting to save early will almost always help you reach your lifestyle goals quicker and with more ease than those who wait longer. When you think about your savings there are two ways you can save – the crockpot st…
 
There are so many money apps out there! Excuse my over-emphasis here, but there are so many money apps that it’s easy to find yourself in a state of app overload. I surely haven’t tested all the apps out there, but thanks to this show I’d had a first-hand look at so many that I think are worthy of a download and a permanent place on your phone. I’m…
 
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