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: depositing cash with an online bank, the new tax filing extension, stimmy money in the bank, what you should do with those stimmy funds, waived taxes on forgiven student loans, Promise Homes helping tenants become homeowners, Airbnb taxes, Amazon limiting books to libraries, the streaming password sharing clampdown, small businesses weathering covid, lots of new small businesses launching, and how it’s time to refinance your house!
Additional links from this episode:
- If you haven’t received your stimulus money yet, be sure and check out the get my payment tool on the IRS website.
- We want you to do something smart with your stimmy money and our Money Gears episode will get you pointed in the right direction.
- Here’s that WSJ feature on our favorite Atlanta pizza spot: Glide Pizza
- We talked about how now is a great time to refinance your home- here’s an entire episode dedicated to whether you should refi. Check out your local credit unions since they often have really great rates and products, as well as some online lenders like Rocket Mortgage and Credible.
And as we’ve kicked things off with a bang in 2021, 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!
Best friends out!