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: MCM furniture paying dividends, sweating to save some money, federal tax credits to help you install solar, scammers targeting utilities, UNstable coins, crypto crashing, Robinhood jacking up fees, Carvana sticking it to 2,500 employees, the shifting labor market, & buy now pay later companies leading millennials into billions of debt.
- Saving more – As inflation remains high, here are seven ways that you can save more money this week.
- Check out Glen’s blog if you’d like a deep dive into how he’s cutting back on his electricity bill every month.
- Saving money on groceries
- Scam – If you ever are the victim a fraud or a scam, let the Federal Trade Commission know by heading to ReportFraud.ftc.gov or file a complaint with the BBB’s scam tracker.
- 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.
- Credit Card Tool – Looking for the right credit card for you? Then check out our new credit card tool that’ll help you to easily filter through all the cards based on your preferred airline, whether or not they have an annual fee, or simply by the cash back offer! Just toggle the sliders and you’ll know which card to consider.
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