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There are few things in life more complicated than money.  One day, you're excited about getting a raise at your job and the next, you're anxious because you don't know what to do with the extra cash.  Money is one of a few subjects that has the potential to ignite the full range of emotions inside of you.  And in those moments, during those decisions, we want to meet you right where you the intersection of life of money.

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E11: Imagining your Worst Case Scenario

The only thing more American than apple pie is our indefinite optimism. Today, there is now enough data to suggest that most working-age American’s financial forecast should include plans for a sudden job loss or significant disruption income.  And while nobody enjoys imagining the worst case scenario, it may be the key to building financial resilience. 


E10: Expensive hobbies

Hobbies are all fun and games until the credit card statement comes and you see just how expensive they are to maintain.  In this episode, we dig into some of the most expensive and popular hobbies and offer insights into how to keep the costs under control so they don't derail other priorities.


E9: When the People You Love Disagree With Your Financial Choices

Your self-esteem can take a major hit when the people closest to you don’t support your financial decisions.  It can cause you to question your decisions, aspirations and goals and lead to you giving up.  So in this episode, we share our experiences and thoughts on how to push through when it doesn't feel like the people you love have your back.


E8: Dealing with Competitiveness in Relationships

Let's face it...Americans are pretty competitive.  We even compete with the people we love the most and sometimes it gets in the way of us achieving our financial goals.  Whether it’s a desire to ‘out-gift’ your partner or a race to ‘out-earn’ your colleagues, competition in relationships can have both positive and negative effects on your life.


E7: Adjusting your Financial Plan When Life Happens

What do becoming a parent, divorce and death have in common?  All three are very, very expensive. In this episode, we discuss all three and offer some tips on how to financially navigate these life-changing events.  


E6: Financially Supporting Parents (Our Story)

According to Pew Research, 47% of Americans in their 40s and 50s are financially responsible for a child AND a parent.  We're a part of that cohort called the Sandwich Generation and it's one of the most stressful and complicated parts of managing money.  In this episode we get personal to help give you some perspective on how to handle this pressure.

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E5: Credit card point hacking. Is it worth it?

Credit card point hacking....some people swear by it and others avoid it altogether.  But one thing is for sure; it's a multi-billion dollar industry and in some cases, the point programs are more valuable than the company's they're attached to!  In this episode, we dive into the weird world of credit card points to help you decide whether it should be a viable part of your financial plan.

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E4: Is Homeownership a Luxury?

When we think of luxury purchases, we think of fancy cars and upscale vacations on secluded beaches.  You know...things most normal people may never get a chance to experience in their life.  Well, if you've been paying attention to the real estate market, you could argue that simply becoming a homeowner is a luxury because it's so out of reach for the typical American.


E3: Financial Literacy and Overcoming Hesitance

Personal finance is a HUGE topic.  That's why we have a podcast dedicated to it.  With all the terms, concepts and strategies, it can be daunting to start the journey to mastering money.  In this episode, we talk about our respective journey to financial education and offer advice on the best ways to start.

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E2: The Four Letter F-Word...Fees

Yes, you can avoid some fees just by knowing they exist, and for the rest it's being mindful of it. Factor it in when you're comparing and lean into technology. Digital banks often have fewer fees and certain budget apps will isolate your fees so you can track it like any other category.

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E1: Introducing the Money Editors with Josh Ellis

Julien and Kiersten Saunders are the new Money Editors for SUCCESS magazine. In our first podcast, we tell SUCCESS Editor-in-Chief Josh Ellis how we met, how we started talking about money and what we have planned for the new show.

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Money on the Table

Many of life's most important conversations happen at the dinner table. Talking about money can be especially challenging but it's much easier when you can prepare and enjoy a delicious meal together. So we invite you to pull up a seat, pour yourself a beverage and join us as we put amazing food and Money on the Table.