It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s news and the effects of the pandemic on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we are distilling it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to not just weather this health and financial crisis, but to come out on the other side even stronger. In this episode we cover some interesting and helpful stories like: dual purpose Instant Pots, more young folks getting life insurance, internet service provider data caps, apps that cut recurring expenses to save you money, buying a car with a credit card, 0% balance transfer credit cards, net worth figures broken down by age, home renovation projects that offer the best payback, & biking through the winter.
Additional links from this episode:
- If you’re one of the many considering life insurance, then here is an article all about choosing life insurance that is cheap and easy to buy.
- If you’re considering buying a house vs. renting, check out all the reasons your home is *not* a good investment.
- The article on 0% balance transfer cards to help pay down debt if you’re paying interest on some of the $416 billion Americans have on their credit cards.
- If you’re interested in tracking your net worth, then check out Mint or Personal Capital. We dedicated an entire episode to net worth, episode 257
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Great episode! I’m in the process of starting a home remodel now, so this was a great time to find you guys. Thanks for the tips.