We’re kicking off the week by answering listener questions! And if you have a question that you’d like for us to answer on the show, we’d love for you to submit your own via HowToMoney.com/ask , send us your voice memo. Regardless of how random or bizarre you might think it is, we want to hear it!
- We’ve already purchased investment properties together- should we get a prenup before getting married?
- Should I skip Money Gear #1 in order to go ahead and get my 401k company match?
- Where can my teenager find the best interest rates on a savings account?
- Is Mainvest a good option if I want to invest in local small businesses?
- Are Treasuries a good option for short-term investing- for money I’ll need to pay for medical school?
- Prenups – We cover this topic fully in blog post: Should I get a prenup? And if you’re looking to create a prenuptial agreement on the cheap, check out RocketLawyer. But if you don’t know where to even start, Hello Prenup would be a great place to start.
- Money Gears – We referenced our 7 Money Gears during this episode. It’s important to know what your next financial moves should be before you take action!
- And here are some ways that you can start saving more money this week.
- Investing – Here’s a quick look at the differences between Roth and Traditional IRA’s (Pssst… Roth’s work out better for most folks in the long haul)
- Nothing like a good number crunching session to remind you (or open your eyes for the first time!) of the power of compounding returns!
- Head to TreasuryDirect.gov and snag some I bonds- they’re still paying a solid rate!
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