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: YNAB raising rates, the 401(EXTRA)k, your office beckons, negotiating higher pay, entrepreneurs are happier, cutting a vehicle with e-bikes, senior citizens and crypto holders getting scammed, millennials love DIY investing, active managed funds disappointing performance, Zillow’s implosion, the future of iBuying, & how to go about refinancing your home.
- As promised here’s a stripped down template of our family’s budget in Excel. It may not make sense for some, but I hope it can get most started down the right path! (once you’re in Google Drive, click: File -> download to get the file on your computer)
- Read the many reasons why Joel loves his Radwagon 4.
- Financial advisors aren’t all bad.
- And mortgage rates are still low, here’s how to refinance your home and save a ton! But if you want the TLDR- shop your rates with Credible!
And regardless of where you are on the path to financial independence, we believe in the responsible use of credit cards. It’s smart to utilize the additional benefits that credit cards offer- for instance the $750 welcome offer that comes with the Chase Sapphire Preferred Card. This is no joke- I’ve already done this myself which we discussed on a recent episode after I met the initial spending requirements of $4,000 over 3 months!
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