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: free personal finance books from your truly, more stimulus checks, increased tax credit for kids, unemployment benefits extended, free COBRA and more health care subsidies, booking summer flights now, electric everything and affordable e-bikes, what’s up with NFTs, the rise of non-traditional “investments”, when investing in NFTs make sense for you, checking your credit report for free, and the changing landscape of credit card benefits.
Additional links from this episode:
- Don’t forget that we’re giving away 12 different personal finance books to 4 lucky listeners. Just head over to Apple podcasts or where you listen, leave a solid review, and then email us at HowToMoneyPod@gmail.com by March 17th at noon!
- Some of the well reviewed but affordable e-bikes we mentioned today are Rad Bikes, Propella, and Lectric.
- Check your credit report for free, every week if you want, until April of 2022 at AnnualCreditReport.com
- And some credit cards that offer cell phone protection and insurance as a benefit are the American Express Platinum Card and Ink Business Preferred Credit Card but watch out for those annual fees!
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Best friends out!