It’s time for a Friday Flight! These episodes are all about 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 continue to make smart money moves. In this episode we cover some relevant and helpful stories like: scoring a massive Airbnb discount, learning economic theory from Theme Park Tycoon, video game bans, the sports betting boom, buy now pay later consumers are falling behind, leveraging crypto to buy more crypto, subscriptions that are bad for your wallet and your diet, and what to do with sky high home equity levels.
- Remember, it’s fine if you want to speculate a little bit with some crypto or single stocks, but just don’t borrow on top of an already volatile asset for consumption!
- And similarly- we’re fine with you tapping some equity in your home during a refinance, but we’d recommend you only use that money for investing. After all, your house isn’t the “best” investment out there.
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