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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…
 
Janae and Theo review "Judas and the Black Messiah" and "Malcolm and Marie" for Black History Month. They discuss what each movie had to offer, what they'd rate the movie out of 5 stars and whether they'd watch it again. THERE ARE SPOILERS. In addition, they're taking a break... a much needed one to connect, make strides in their career and have be…
 
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…
 
Ever heard of The And Game? The creators of the game describe it as the couples edition as: Ask your partner the questions you’re dying to know the answers to, but are too afraid to ask. Using 199 questions taken right from our Emmy award-winning documentary experience, {THE AND} Couples Edition card game is a communication game designed to explore…
 
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…
 
There are a lot of things people say about marriage ...whether they're married or not and whether it's true or not. We discuss these ten myths: 1. Marriage is easy 2. Marriage is 50/50 ..completely equal 3. Marriage changes things 4. Sex stops once you get married 5. Married couples don't argue 6. Marriage eradicates loneliness 7. Marriage is borin…
 
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…
 
Janae and Theo sit down with Shannan Compton Game of Millennial Money podcast to discuss how exactly does one budget when married? Shannah discusses money mindsets, the importance of a budget, being a team player in your marriage and how you can find money you probably didn't know was already in your bank account! Simple put, there is no spend or s…
 
"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 …
 
Theo & Janae discuss why they believe divorce isn't an option and speculate on what causes a divorce. They also discuss why divorce is so harmful and their take on the divorces they witnessed. Disclaimer: all of the views, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at your own discretion. Want a question of yo…
 
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…
 
Can you say no to sex? What do you think? Theo & Janae discuss the room spouse's have to say yes or no to sex. Agree with them or disagree? Let them know. I Cor. 7:5 NIV Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at your own discretion. Want a question of yours answered? Email us at p…
 
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 …
 
Janae & Theo get on the mic with their premarital counselor and discuss the who, what, where, why and how of premarital counseling. The bottom line is you need to get premarital counseling. If you want to marry someone and you want it to be successful, put in the work when you can still back out or else you're looking at a painful divorce. Disclaim…
 
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…
 
Janae and Theo find themselves preparing for a new year by reflecting on the year before and discussing what the year before them should bring. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at your own discretion. Want a question of yours answered? Email us at planetmarriagepodcast@gmail…
 
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…
 
Merry Christmas from the Barbours! Theo & Janae tell you exactly how to have a festive Christmas...even when it's quarantined. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at your own discretion. Want a question of yours answered? Email us at planetmarriagepodcast@gmail.com https://www.…
 
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…
 
Mani, Theo, Janae and Maya discuss how you're supposed to deal when your significant other has decided to make a major decision. How does one handle their spouse evolving, especially when it doesn't really involve you and yet, affects you? Whether it's quitting your job, continuing their education, or starting a new career... can your relationship …
 
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…
 
Do you know why it's important to be a homeowner or how to become one? We'll tell you with our realtor! Elisa breaks down myths about home buying, the upfront costs of home buying and how do you become a homeowner as easy as 1, 2, 3. To contact Elisa Waldron, call 336-239-0498 or email her at Elisa.Waldron@coldwellbanker.com her website elisawaldro…
 
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…
 
In this final part of Theo & Janae's love story, they catch you up from where they left off to present day. They hear their love story from each other's perspective, tell why they love each other and how they chose each other after of almost 10 years of missing their window of opportunity. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed b…
 
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…
 
Theo and Janae have a long winded love story but today they shared it..well some of it. Enjoy their musings on childhood ignorance and college mishaps and misunderstandings. To see them as children in the same yearbook, check their instagram! Oh and happy thanksgiving! Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, b…
 
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…
 
Theo has first first solo episode and sits down with Brandon, his best friend, best man and a third party witness of Theo and Janae's love story. They discuss what marriage has done to their friendship, the loss of Kobe to their generation and Brandon's life goals. Tune in. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to …
 
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 …
 
Here's to 30! Theo celebrates making it 30 revolutions of planet earth and talks how his wife made it memorable. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at your own discretion. Want a question of yours answered? Email us at planetmarriagepodcast@gmail.com…
 
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 …
 
Technology has made an impact on all our lives, whether good or bad you cannot deny it's playing a part. Theo & Janae discuss how it can affect a marriage and how they try to be successful despite the consequences of tech and social media. Disclaimer: all the view, thoughts and opinions expressed belong solely to us, by us and you should take it at…
 
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