Time for our Friday Flight! These episodes are a sampling of the week’s financial news and the impact on your personal finances. There are a lot of headlines out there, but we distill it down to specific takeaways that will allow you to kick off the weekend informed and help you to get ahead during these trying times. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: wearing used workout clothes, inflation resistant restaurants, dirt cheap groceries, trading down to save more, potentially paused payments, student loans impacting your golden years, happy birthday Social Security, worthless warranties, college student safeguards, TDF allowing you to DIY it within your 401k, actively managed funds kinda coming out ahead, specific EVs that get the new tax credit, & a sweet signup bonus on one of our favorite credit cards.
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- Social security – not typically a topic we discuss but we don’t into back in episode 413.
- Life insurance – Read about how you can choose life insurance that is cheap and easy to buy.
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- Extra cash – And regardless of where you are on the path to financial independence, we believe in the responsible use of credit cards. It’s smart to utilize the additional benefits that credit cards offer- for instance the 60,000 points that come with the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card. That’s $750 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards! This is no joke- I’ve already done this myself which we discussed on a recent episode after I met the initial spending requirements of $4,000 over 3 months!
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