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 with your money. In this episode we explain some relevant and helpful stories like: more potential student loan forgiveness on the horizon, egg fights in the aisles, cutting food waste, the high risk of single stock investing, doubling down on a down market, Disney in real life, & non-competes might be on the road to defeat.

  • Frugal or Cheap – Let us know in the comments: are we being frugal or cheap by not dropping $160 to go to the My Princess Dance?!
  • Groceries – Leanne Brown had some fantastic tips on how to keep your grocery budget in check. Her free cookbook is incredibly helpful and nerdy as she breaks down the cost- not only to the price per meal, but the price per serving as well!
  • Investing – And of course we touched on investing during this episode- listen back to how we invest our money with brokerage houses like Fidelity, M1 Finance, and Vanguard.
    • If you’re not already investing in tax advantaged accounts, listen to why we think you should start with the beautiful Roth IRA.
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