Money Girl's Quick And Dirty Tips For A Richer Life

Synopsis

Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

Episodes

  • 535 - 10 Strategies to Reduce Money Stress and Improve Your Finances

    535 - 10 Strategies to Reduce Money Stress and Improve Your Finances

    14/10/2020 Duration: 20min

    You can can have money stress and feel anxious about your financial situation, no matter how much you make. Find out the root causes of money stress and 10 strategies to reduce it so you can have a more peaceful life. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/reduce-money-stress https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 655 - Mortgage Refinance? 5 Ways to Know If It’s a Good Idea

    655 - Mortgage Refinance? 5 Ways to Know If It’s a Good Idea

    07/10/2020 Duration: 17min

    If you’re a homeowner, it’s wise to stay alert for opportunities to reduce your mortgage payment by refinancing. Find out what a mortgage refinance is, common reasons to consider one, and five ways to know if it’s a good idea for your situation. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/real-estate/mortgage-refinance https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

  • 654 - 10 COVID Stimulus Benefits for the Self-Employed

    654 - 10 COVID Stimulus Benefits for the Self-Employed

    30/09/2020 Duration: 22min

    If you're self-employed with financial hardships due to the pandemic, there are various stimulus benefits that can provide relief. Use these ten options to improve your personal and business finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/covid-19-stimulus-benefits-self-employed https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 653 - Should You Transfer Balances to No-Interest Credit Cards Multiple Times?

    653 - Should You Transfer Balances to No-Interest Credit Cards Multiple Times?

    23/09/2020 Duration: 17min

    Considering a no-interest balance transfer offer? Find out how they work and can make paying off high-interest debt easier. Laura covers the pros and cons of balance transfers and whether moving debt multiple times can help or hurt you. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/transfer-balances-no-interest-credit-cards https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 652 - 5 Options for Your Retirement Account When Leaving a Job

    652 - 5 Options for Your Retirement Account When Leaving a Job

    16/09/2020 Duration: 20min

    Not sure what to do with a retirement account from an old employer? Laura covers five options for managing your retirement funds when your job ends. Handling your nest egg the right way is critical for preserving what you've worked so hard to save. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/retirement/managing-accounts-leave-job https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 651 - How to Tell the Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

    651 - How to Tell the Difference Between Good and Bad Debt

    09/09/2020 Duration: 26min

    Laura interviews Howard Dvorkin from Debt.com about the state of debt in the U.S., tips for consumers and small business owners, how to prioritize payments, and ways to understand the difference between good and bad debt so you can eliminate them faster. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/difference-between-good-bad-debt https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 650 - 5 Tips for Building a Side Business

    650 - 5 Tips for Building a Side Business

    02/09/2020 Duration: 16min

    In this excerpt from Laura's new book, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, you'll get solid tips to earn more using low-risk business-building strategies. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/business-career/small-business/5-tips-side-business https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 649 - How to Make Money Investing in Stocks

    649 - How to Make Money Investing in Stocks

    26/08/2020 Duration: 16min

    Find out how to make money investing in stocks while limiting your risk—even when you have little experience or money. You’ll learn the pros and cons of stocks and the best ways to own them to build wealth safely. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/investing/investing-stocks-guide https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 648 - 8 Essential Rules for Surviving Financial Hardship

    648 - 8 Essential Rules for Surviving Financial Hardship

    19/08/2020 Duration: 18min

    If you're struggling with a financial crisis, follow these eight rules to manage money wisely, stretch your resources, and bounce back as quickly as possible. Acting as quickly as possible will help you understand solutions, limit the damage, and feel more hopeful about your future. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/8-rules-financial-hardship https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 647 - How to Use a 529 Plan to Manage Education Expenses

    647 - How to Use a 529 Plan to Manage Education Expenses

    12/08/2020 Duration: 17min

    Whether schools and colleges open up virtually or in-person in 2020, the cost of education is expensive. Laura explains how to use a 529 savings plan to make your money go further. You'll get tips for choosing the right plan, managing it wisely, and boosting your contributions. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/529-plan-education-expenses https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 646 - Guide to Managing Medical Benefits When You Leave or Start a Job

    646 - Guide to Managing Medical Benefits When You Leave or Start a Job

    05/08/2020 Duration: 22min

    Whether leaving a job is cause for tears or celebration, knowing your rights and options for medical benefits is critical. Laura answers questions about how to handle benefits during work transitions and gives tips for getting the most for your money. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/managing-medical-benefits-leave-start-job https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 528 - 14 Tips to Kill Impulse Buying and Save Money

    528 - 14 Tips to Kill Impulse Buying and Save Money

    29/07/2020 Duration: 19min

    Instead of caving to impulse shopping, use these 14 tips and tricks to resist bad spending habits so you can save more money.  Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/stop-impulse-buying https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams  

  • 645 - Your 2020 Guide to Saving Money with an HSA

    645 - Your 2020 Guide to Saving Money with an HSA

    21/07/2020 Duration: 24min

    A health savings account (HSA) is a wise way to cut taxes and save for the future. This complete guide will help you start an HSA and use it to your financial advantage. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/2020-hsa-guide https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 644 - 7 Big Insurance Mistakes to Avoid During the COVID Crisis

    644 - 7 Big Insurance Mistakes to Avoid During the COVID Crisis

    15/07/2020 Duration: 16min

    There's never been a more important time to protect your health, life, property, and business. Avoid these seven critical insurance slipups to reduce your financial risk during the pandemic. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/insurance/covid-mistakes https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 643 - Wise Tips to Manage FOMO During the Pandemic

    643 - Wise Tips to Manage FOMO During the Pandemic

    08/07/2020 Duration: 20min

    Is FOMO (fear of missing out) causing you to take more risks—financial and otherwise—during the pandemic? Laura interviews Patrick McGinnis, who coined the term, about its root causes and wise ways to manage FOMO. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/tips-manage-fomo https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 642 - 5 Legal Documents You Need During a Pandemic

    642 - 5 Legal Documents You Need During a Pandemic

    30/06/2020 Duration: 14min

    If you get COVID-19 or experience another unexpected tragedy, these crucial documents can help you and your family manage money and make essential decisions with more clarity and less stress. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/5-legal-documents-pandemic https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 641 - Fifteen Retirement Account Rules You May Not Know

    641 - Fifteen Retirement Account Rules You May Not Know

    24/06/2020 Duration: 15min

    Get familiar with 15 key IRA rules, including what’s new for 2020 related to coronavirus-related hardships. You’ll feel confident about using this retirement account no matter if you’re employed, self-employed, or unemployed.

  • 546 - When to Cancel a Credit Card? 10 Dos and Don’ts to Follow

    546 - When to Cancel a Credit Card? 10 Dos and Don’ts to Follow

    17/06/2020 Duration: 19min

    If you've been thinking about canceling a credit card, it’s critical to understand how it will affect your entire financial life. Laura covers 10 dos and don’ts for when to cancel a credit card that will help you minimize credit damage and improve your finances. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/credit/cancel-credit-card https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 640 - New Rules and 8 Tips for Getting PPP Loan Forgiveness

    640 - New Rules and 8 Tips for Getting PPP Loan Forgiveness

    10/06/2020 Duration: 20min

    Find out how to get a Paycheck Protection Program loan, document your expenses, and apply for loan forgiveness to keep your business operating despite the coronavirus challenges. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/ppp-loan-forgiveness https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

  • 639 - 5 Things to Know About the Home Office Tax Deduction and Coronavirus

    639 - 5 Things to Know About the Home Office Tax Deduction and Coronavirus

    03/06/2020 Duration: 15min

    If you're working from home more due to the COVID-19 crisis, you've probably had additional expenses. Laura answers questions about who qualifies for the home office tax deduction and how to claim this valuable tax break. Read the transcript. Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows. Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates. Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/taxes/home-office-tax-deduction-coronavirus https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/subscribe https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

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