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Host Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, tackles sometimes uncomfortable and even controversial money and investing issues, without the financial jargon, to get to the heart of what’s important for anyone to know. Jill takes listener phone calls and interviews informative and entertaining guests each week to uncover surprising insights and provide actionable information so you can make the most of your money. Have a question? Email us at askjill at jillonmoney dot com.
 
We provide subject matter expertise on every step within the college planning process. Subscribe and listen to the MEFA Podcast to learn key information and helpful tips on 529 college savings plans, the college application process, financial aid & the FAFSA, student loan repayment, and more.
 
Jeff Walters and Shannon Panek lead you through the biggest college planning concerns. They'll talk about the best ways to save for, plan, and pay for college. Student loans. Repayments. Career choices. Job availability. Test prep. The FAFSA. We'll cover it all on this show. If you have any questions for us, give a call to 704-628-6644 or visit https://www.communityeducationalfunding.com to learn more.
 
Sharing insight and tips to help families and high school students better understand how to navigate the college application and scholarship process. The podcast episodes will cover material in the Pre-College To Do List book on amazon.com which is a step by step guide on college admissions, applications, scholarship strategies, how to develop a compelling essay, how to create a competitive student resume/ profile, the importance of letters of recommendation, community service and more! Also ...
 
If you are the parent of a college bound high school student then this podcast is for you. Our goal is to give you the information you need to SAVE TIME, SAVE MONEY, and reduce stress in the college process. We will cover all aspects of planning and paying for college including things like: What to do if you do not qualify for financial aid, student loans, FAFSA and CSS profile, merit aid, scholarships, college tax breaks, visits, ACT and SAT, college fairs, the application process, and good ...
 
Save more and spend less is more than just a motto for money expert Clark Howard; it’s a way of life. Clark and his crew — Team Clark — are on a mission to empower people to take control of their personal finances by providing money-saving tips, consumer advice, hot deals and economic news to help everyone achieve financial freedom. Clark is a nationally syndicated radio talk show host and a consumer reporter for television stations around the country. His podcast, The Clark Howard Show, rec ...
 
College is expensive and the process of finding and getting into the best colleges is more complicated and competitive than ever. You owe it to yourself to become an educated consumer. This podcast will show you how to pay only your fair share of the college bill and gain a competitive advantage to beat the colleges at their own game. Subscribe and enjoy!
 
Is your child ready for life after high school? Are you ready to send your child to college, the military, or into the workforce? This podcast gives parents & guardians the peace of mind that their child is gaining the necessary skills to be prepared for life as they reach senior graduation. College Ready, Maybe Not presents stories and strategies from the perspective of School Counselor and single parent, Simone Gilbert. So whether you homeschool or send your K-12 child off to school every ...
 
Soon to be 5th year seniors, Colin and Mohamed host a weekly podcast highlighting the daily struggles of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Common topics include: life experiences, tomfoolery, movies, and opinions no one asked for. So, press play, turn off your brain, and enjoy!
 
Did you know the biggest impediment to retiring on time is overpaying for college? Join us each episode as financial planner Bill Mullen breaks down critical college funding conversations to reveal how you can minimize this retirement barrier. You'll learn things like: - How much colleges think your family can afford - Whether or not you'll qualify for grants or scholarships - How much you can expect to pay out of pocket We'll help you identify the answers you need to get the most free money ...
 
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Hello, my amazing friend! 🗨 "The world needs you - not carbon copies of other humans. We need you to be authentically, unabashedly you, so I hope that if you don’t already know who you are, that you get a glimpse of your future this week." This episode's full transcript is available on my website. Don't forget to subscribe, rate, and review this po…
 
It was announced a few weeks ago that there are some major changes coming for the FAFSA form. When there are revisions, there are often new positives and negatives that emerge. Bill runs us through on the new changes and will discuss how he think these will affect families moving forward. Show Notes: Website: https://savinginvestors.com/ Phone Numb…
 
Just under half of people surveyed believe it's best to leave a balance on a credit card - and other money myths that don't serve you well. / Extended warranties on vehicles - when, where and IF you should ever buy one. Ask Clark topics include: What Is a Fiduciary Financial Advisor and Do I Need One?, 529 Plans. Want more money advice? Sign up for…
 
There is a smart way for parents to shop for college. For parents to send their kids to college, the cost can turn out to be their second most expensive expenditure after buying a house. One of the major differences between the two purchases, is that there is a person available who guides the buyer through the home buying process. She is called the…
 
Is there such a thing as keeping too much cash in savings? I guess it depends on what your long and short-term goals are and if you already have an adequate emergency reserve. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more ab…
 
Urbanization and climate changes are increasing flood risks. Premium adjustments are coming from the National Flood Insurance Program as the Feds realign risk levels. It's vital for homeowners and potential buyers to know the risk level of any property. FloodFactor.com - FloodSmart.gov. // Mobile young adults are renting furniture these days - conv…
 
Nothing like planning for retirement as a young couple with half a million dollars in outstanding student loan debt. You know what's even crazier? I'm kind of okay with it! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about…
 
Paramount+ launches this week. Check out the lineup and see if the promotion for early subscribers is right for you. Also, why you may see DirecTV prices go higher. / Unemployment Insurance has expanded eligibility by executive order. Depending on state, delays continue. Clark has application advice to facilitate the process. Ask Clark topics inclu…
 
With many industries decimated by the pandemic, scores of people have been left scrambling to find health insurance coverage. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch…
 
PPP - This time is different. For the next 9 days, businesses with less than 20 employees can apply exclusively. Non-banks, meaning credit unions and fintechs, play fair. This money IS available with loan forgiveness if eligible. / Clark advises on when & how to book air travel for later this year into early 22 - before prices go "sky high" with in…
 
When your workplace retirement plan offers both a pre-tax and a Roth option, which one should you be using? Sometimes it's a no-brainer. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic…
 
This weekend we’re joined by Brent Weiss, co-founder and Head of Planning at Facet Wealth. Facet Wealth is a financial service firm that believes in achieving your financial goals with a dedicated CFP® at an affordable price. How many times have we all said “I can’t wait to retire?” But for many of us, when we really think about taking that next bi…
 
This weekend we’re joined by Brent Weiss, co-founder and Head of Planning at Facet Wealth. Facet Wealth is a financial service firm that believes in achieving your financial goals with a dedicated CFP® at an affordable price. How many times have we all said “I can’t wait to retire?” But for many of us, when we really think about taking that next bi…
 
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. / Transformation in the supermarket industry is creating major savings opportunity for you. Clark points to your lower cost options. Ask Clark topics include: Should I Stop Paying My Student Loans Right Now? - Clark Howard / ABLE accounts: A tax-free wa…
 
Call it serendipity. Who knew that Ty Allan Jackson's son setting up a successful lemonade stand would set in motion an amazing sequence of events? A fruitless trip to a book store in search of a kid's book about money led to Ty writing that book. When outreach to 147 publishers came up empty, Ty persisted and went the self-publishing route. Later,…
 
Is paying an advisor a one percent fee worth it? Unfortunately this isn't a yes or no answer. A variety of factors must first be considered. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc…
 
Facebook owned WhatsApp is changing terms of service allowing them to invade privacy. Clark's warning and alternatives. Also, the Kroger data breach is part of an overall massive breach affecting many companies. Resist breach fatigue and freeze your credit if you haven't yet. Ask Clark topics include: Bill reduction services, Robocalls, Credit card…
 
I'm all for snatching up a good real estate deal if presented with the opportunity, but not if it means twisting and turning like a pretzel to make it happen. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choic…
 
The Power of the Pivot: Job demand is up in some areas. Clark offers guidance on finding active job categories and transferring your skill set outside the box. Some who have pivoted have increased their incomes. Also, when your employer offers no retirement plan or match, Clark gets you started on handling your own future financial security. -How t…
 
$1,400 checks, tax credits and suspended evictions, I joined CBS This Morning to explain some of the key proposed benefits in the latest stimulus package. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. …
 
Clark recommends long-term investing and welcomes Marcus Invest from Goldman Sachs for small investors, akin to Wealthfront & Betterment. Also, PPE cost money and the charges are being passed on to you. Be aware when paying extra. Ask Clark topics include: Timeshares and Credit Cards. Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily newslette…
 
Welcome to the third series of My Classroom, a 15-minute weekly NGPF podcast series that will highlight four rock star teachers who took unique paths to the classroom and collectively attended more than 600 hours of virtual professional development with NGPF in 2020. We will learn what remote teaching strategies they enjoy the most and how they use…
 
Although I may not be crazy about early retirement, I'm all about doing whatever you can to reach financial independence and the flexibility that comes with it. Because once you have that, the options are endless. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodm…
 
This episode takes us through a HIGH DOLLAR scholarship located here -- https://gettheacceptanceletter.online/debtfreedegree-alert-1600-scholarship/ -- and shows listeners how scholarship committees think as they are choosing who will receive THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS. Are you a busy parent of a college bound teen who is worried about how you’re going t…
 
How Ford's new Blue Advantage car buying program stacks up to CarMax & Carvana and why now isn't the time to buy a new vehicle. / Verizon's discounter Visible has an improved plan that could save you major money. 6 Things to Know Before You Sign Up for Visible - Clark Howard Question topics include: Canadian savings accounts, 10 Ways to Save on Pre…
 
When it comes to owning company stock, it's important to consider it as one aspect of your overall portfolio, which means there should be a limit as to how much you own. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about yo…
 
It seems every few years or so we're due for a bit of bitcoin bootcamp! So this weekend we're joined once again by Dan Roberts, senior writer at Yahoo Finance and a total crypto geek who has been covering the wild ride from the beginning. Bitcoin (BTC) started 2020 at $7,200. It ended the year at nearly $30,000, up 296%. The surge continued full-st…
 
It seems every few years or so we're due for a bit of bitcoin bootcamp! So this weekend we're joined once again by Dan Roberts, senior writer at Yahoo Finance and a total crypto geek who has been covering the wild ride from the beginning. Bitcoin (BTC) started 2020 at $7,200. It ended the year at nearly $30,000, up 296%. The surge continued full-st…
 
Christa shares Clark Stinks posts on the site with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. A poll finds many teens and young adults believe a high school education is enough to earn a decent living. Generally, more education is needed for stable employment, via state technical schools and/or colleges. Clark lists the best paying jobs out of c…
 
MASSP continues the conversation with the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) for this episode in which MCAN Executive Director, Ryan Fewins-Bliss, joins us in an attempt to waive the red flag about the state-wide college enrollment crisis. Ryan shares some alarming statistics about the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on college enrollment …
 
They are the next generation coming of age and they are passionate advocates for financial education and are taking action. Listen to Armita discuss why she wrote a book and hear from Andrew about his motivation to start a non-profit. Inspiring stuff! Enjoy!
 
A lot of people seem to believe there's some serious inflation on the horizon. If that's true, should you be making any adjustments to your portfolio? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
 
Rule changes for renters and home buyers have occurred. Renters facing eviction have rights, but must verify economic hardship and follow procedure. Clark explains what forebearance now exists for FHA, Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac mortgage holders and payment strategies. Crimes stats are up. Extra measures you can take to help prevent car theft and br…
 
Here we go, the latest example of why market timing does not work. If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times, stick to your game plan! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podc…
 
If you must do high-frequency stock trades, Clark gives you the tax-smart way to proceed and explains the beauty of index funds. / Surprising news and Clark smart direction on the job front. Clark answers your questions: Youth banking accounts / How to spot a car wrap scam / WYZE home security Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily …
 
I know it seems like a no brainer to have all your assets in Roth money by the time you retire, but there are some factors you have to consider before making any conversions. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more abo…
 
Welcome to the third series of My Classroom, a 15-minute weekly NGPF podcast series that will highlight four rock star teachers who took unique paths to the classroom and collectively attended more than 600 hours of virtual professional development with NGPF in 2020. We will learn what remote teaching strategies they enjoy the most and how they use…
 
The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company offers more affordable versions of expensive generic drugs / Vaccine fraudsters are after your money and personal information. Clark explains the red flags to look out for. Clark answers your questions: Sports programming on streaming channels - check T-Mobile Tuesdays for free MLB. / Kill A Watt electricity us…
 
The very common question of should I use a chunk of money to pay down the mortgage or would I be better off investing in the S&P 500? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.…
 
Clark explains how state and local revenues are faring so far in the pandemic. Ponzi schemes are alive and well. Know how the game is played, so you don't get played. The Ponzi Scheme Blog. Clark fields questions on 3 to 5G security system monitoring / How tax credits on electric vehicles work. Want more money advice? Sign up for Clark’s free daily…
 
26 years old, about $300,000 saved, and prepping to close on your first investment property. Not too shabby, right? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Adding kids to the mix can certainly shake things up a bit and cause you to re-evaluate your priorities when it comes to saving money, even if it's only temporary. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad …
 
No time like the present to start thinking about that side hustle you've always dreamed about. If a global pandemic doesn't get you motivated, I'm not sure what will. And if you are raking in some extra cash on the side, there will be tax consequences! That's why we're happy to bring you another episode that's sponsored by H&R Block. As you're gett…
 
Christa shares the Clark Stinks posted on the web and shares with Clark. Submit yours at Clark.com/ClarkStinks. The CFPB has launched a probe into Venmo's debt collection practices. Clark tells you what you need to know about using these payment apps so you don't lose money. Question topics include: cable company problems and where to get a nice ma…
 
Listen in as we partner with the Michigan College Access Network (MCAN), and discuss how high school and college advisors are available to help guide, oversee and support college bound students across the state. In this episode, MASSP is joined by Jenny McArdle of Advise Michigan, Micheal Turner from U o fM College Advising Corps and Laura Wise, Co…
 
Ron Lieber returns to the NGPF Podcast to discuss his latest book. This podcast is a must-listen for educators and counselors helping young people navigate the college and financial aid maze. Ron shares his insights into the current "merit aid" system, the emotional baggage many bring into the college decision-making process and also what to look f…
 
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