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Select from the following .mp3 audio files:
- Excerpt from Its Your Money So Take It Personally®, Chapter Three: Ice breaker on how to talk to elders about $.
- Excerpt from It’s Your Money So Take It Personally®, Chapter Three: Parental $ perspective through open talks.
- Excerpts from It’s Your Money So Take It Personally®, Chapter Three: Managing generational assets.
- New year brings changes for your Flexible Spending Account money.
- Reducing the amount of money you spend on prescription drugs.
- The mindset needed to when searching for affordable health insurance.
- The heart of money matters: questions couples should ask each other to get a snapshot of money habits.
- The heart of money matters: credit reports, money pots and choosing the family CFO – how your money life will be.
- The heart of money matters: money issues if children of previous relationships and the kind of saver each of you are
- The heart of money matters – questions couples should ask of each other to get a picture of money habits and plans.
- The heart of money matters – keeping a financial focus as a couple.
- The heart of money matters – helping couples get closer to each other through joint money goals.
- How middle income Americans can avoid living paycheck-to-paycheck.
- How to save money on your water bills.
- Ways to pay for college – look first at federal loans.
- The state of your wallet – how to find a new comfort level/zone with your money.
- Why no refund check should be your goal when it comes to taxes.
- Figuring out how much to withhold from your paycheck – need help?
- Black History Month: Black is beautiful but why being in the black is better and necessary.
- Black History Month: Why women of color can’t afford bad money habits anymore.
- Black History Month: What makes a good financial state of mind and why we must teach our children about money.
- Black History Month: African-American women’s generosity can lead to personal financial problems.
- The importance of having an integrated (rather than trying for a balanced) money mindset.
- Statistics show how the financial future of women is changing.
- For many working women – retirement often means another full time job.
- How a good home inspection can save money on your energy bill.
- The physical and fiscal value of having carbon monoxide detectors in your home.
- March is Women’s History Month. How women can lead the way to a recovery mindset from the recession.
- Reminders on how to stretch your paycheck and get some financial stability.
- Credit card lessons for your college student to better manage plastic.
- Playing the rebate game – is it worth it?
- Rebates – here’s how to get them to pay off.
- Phony tax email is NOT from the IRS – be warned!
- The cost of puppy love – pet owner expenses and how to reduce them.
- The cost of puppy love – pet owner costs when adopting from shelters.
- Transition health insurance as you leave corporate America and become self-employed.
- What you need to do with retirement savings when switching jobs.
- Changing and adjusting to life’s transitions.
- Boomer stress management is good for the bottom line.
- Finding a good financial planner – what to look for and what to ask.
- Baby Boomers have good reason for financial concern; what to do about shoring up retirement money.
- Teaching young children about saving and the importance of sharing (philanthropy).
- Going energy efficient green at home puts more green (money) in your wallet.
- Creating a family financial literacy environment to wealth building.
- Knowing what kind of saver you are – helps with the discipline of creating savings.
- Frequently asked questions: college versus retirement savings; importance of an emergency savings account; loaning money to your adult children; ease of online banking.
- Frequently asked questions: how to payoff mortgage faster; what to do with 401k savings when changing jobs; tips for a happy marriage – financially.
- Frequently asked questions: financial planner necessary for a health financial life; yes, there’s such a thing as ‘good debt’.
- Personal core values are good money values too.
- A basic concept for getting your family in a financially literate state of mind.
- A definition of ‘wealth building’ and why it’s attainable.
- Tips from industry insiders for getting the best value for your gasoline dollars.
- Suggestions on how to maximize every gallon of gas in your car’s tank
- The value of making reading fun for small children: Part 1 – One and five year olds.
- Ways to make reading and asset/fun for children ages 3-5 years old.
- How to figure out if and when you have enough money to retire: It takes discipline: Questions to ask and things to consider.
- How to know if you have enough to retire – if you’ve gone through a divorce.
- Ways to save loose change by changing loose habits.
- Allowances: should they be tied to chores?
- Retirement goal – one million dollars? If you’re 25 now here’s how much you need to save each month to meet that goal.
- The assets of working from home add up.
- Widowhood requires very specific money management decisions.
- Ways single parents can save money.
- The mindset needed by each family member – regardless the age – to build wealth and contribute to charity
- Why African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans are in the midst of a wealth gap.
- Balance your checkbook; integrate family and work demands.
- What you need to know about money in these post-recession times.
- It’s your money so take it personally.
- It’s your money so take it personally. Pt 2
- Finding your passion and the money to afford it. Pt 1 – Personal background that gave me my values.
- Finding your passion and the money to afford it. Pt 2 – Core values about money and life.
- Finding your passion and the money to afford it. Pt – 3 Importance of curiosity and re-invention regarding money.
- Grocery savings. Part 1 – take a list, plan menu and use coupons.
- Grocery savings. Part 2 – loyalty programs, buy generic, grown own veggies.
- The dollar value of a stay-at-home parent’s household work
- Financial mindset for the entire family.
- Traits of wealthy people.
- How what you don’t know can hurt you financially.
- Family businesses. What’s needed to make them successful.
- Term life insurance for Moms, Pt 1: why it’s important, what it can fund and how to compute how much you need.
- Term life insurance for Moms, Pt 2: why many women don’t have it.
- Dancing on the debt ceiling. Pt 1 – what it is.
- Dancing on the debt ceiling. Pt 2 – options available to fix the problem.
- Dancing on the debt ceiling. Pt 3 – what if scenarios and how it could hit everyday Americans’ wallets.
- Stock market meltdown. Part 1 – Warren Buffet’s outlook regarding a “double dip recession; tips on how to weather the storm.
- Stock market meltdown. Part 2 – Why scary times can be profitable times; more tips on how to weather the storm.
- Stock market meltdown. Part 3 – Black Americans wealth building misperceptions; mutual goal for all baby boomers regardless of ethnicity.
- Market gyrations – instead of panic make a strategic plan.
- “Strange Money” – a book that gives definitions about money so kids understand.
- Money and kids: allowances, chores and saving.
- Picturing retirement’s new reality – for young and older workers.
- The history of retirement money. Part 1 – How it began.
- The history of retirement money. Part 2 – The most recent changes.
- The cost of owning a pet. Pt 1 – Consider adopting – it’s cheaper.
- The cost of owning a pet. Pt 2 – Pampering your pet and your wallet.
- Common scams and the red flags to help you avoid them.
- Going on a debt fast and how to do it.
- Teaching a teenager about money. Part 1 – The importance of getting a part-time job.
- Teaching a teenager about money. Part 2 – The importance of having a budget.
- Historical references to help people recover from the recession in a sustainable way.
- Baby boomers and retirement. Pt 1 – Little money saved? You’re not alone.
- Baby boomers and retirement. Pt 2 – What to do and mindset need to catch up on savings needed for retirement
- Baby boomers and retirement. Pt 3: Things to do to shore up a late start saving for retirement.
- Baby boomers and retirement. Pt 4: Things to do to shore up late start savings for retirement – strategy and skills.
- Practical ways for solo or small business owners to save money.
None available for November.
- How to avoid a post-holiday financial hangover. Pt 1 – Who is on your gift giving list? Refine it.
- How to avoid a post-holiday financial hangover. Pt 2 – Shopping early and shopping online.
- How to avoid a post-holiday financial hangover. Pt 3 – Set a budget and stop when you reach your set amount.
- It’s your money so take it personally. The premise.
- It’s your money so take it personally. The protocols.
- It’s your money so take it personally. Getting smarter.
- It’s your money so take it personally. Chapter 1 – The circumstances.
- Its’ your money so take it personally. Chapter 1 – The data gathering.
- It’s your money so take it personally. Chapter 1 – Recession’s silver lining?
- Money missed takes rather than mistakes.
- The rear view mirror philosophy. Pt 1
- The rear view mirror philosophy. Pt 2