Friday Flight: EV Breakthroughs, Early Retirement Downsides, and Pricey Dumbbells – Episode 261

October 2, 2020

It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about the week’s news and the effects of Covid-19 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 the high costs of exercise equipment, bans on new gasoline vehicles, electric vehicle technology breakthroughs, Google paying off student loans, and filling out the FAFSA ASAP. After all of that we discuss the effects of Prime Day and then we have an entire conversation on early retirement- how we feel about financial independence, the impact of retirement on the brain, and then what to do as you work towards retirement including some savings goals.

  • If you’re having a tough time finding exercise equipment, check Play It Again Sports– you can check inventory online!
  • Filling out the FAFSA early is more important this year than ever to ensure you get the financial aid you qualify for.

And as we’ve ramped up the podcast with an additional Friday episode every week, we could really use your help to spread the word- let friends and family know about How to Money! Hit the share button, subscribe if you’re not already a regular, and give us a quick review in Apple Podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Help us to spread the word to get more people doing smart things with their money in these difficult times!

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