Chris Hogan chops the fat at the grocery store- and cashes in

Retire Inspired’s Chris Hogan had a taste for expensive food at the grocery store- and it was was thinning out his bank account. But when he saw the true cost of his weekly habit he quickly hit the brakes and kept the change. 

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Getting it right the second time around with the Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew

After 148 rejections in the first funding round, Kathryn Minshew co-founder and CEO of the Muse took note of what she did wrong and upped her game when she went looking for new financing. Minshew scored close to $30 million thanks to the new approach. 

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Dr. Robi Ludwig learns that magical thinking won't pay her bills

Psychotherapist Dr. Robi Ludwig was living a jet-set life, hosting her own reality tv television show and appearing regularly on the Today Show. But one day she got a phone call from a bill collector- that was literally a wake-up call and it changed her life. 

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Lynnette Khalfani-Cox played hide and seek from her debt

Money expert Lynnette Khalfani-Cox admits she was “young and dumb” when she owed money and could not pay it back. Instead of facing her reality- she hoped if she ignored it, it would go away. It did not. 

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Growing up with dad Tony Robbins taught Josh Robbins the value of the intentional and unapologetic splurge.

Growing up with dad Tony Robbins taught Josh Robbins the value of the intentional and unapologetic splurge.  Josh Robbins shares the no-regrets story of his 11-year old self blowing a huge sum of money on one of the most memorable days of his life. 

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Stacking Benjamins' Joe Saul-Sehy pays the price for wearing plastic shoes

 

The host of popular "The Stacking Benjamins Podcast" and "Money in the Mornings" fesses up to having been a cheapskate fashion victim early in his career- and how learning to dress better, literally made him wealthier. 

 

 

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Lauren Smith Brody says no to the offer she thought she always wanted

Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester turned down a high prestige offer when she realized saying yes would make her feel like a fraud. Then, a surprise turn of events proved the decision was the right one. 

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Acting like a financial grownup didn't play out for millennial money expert Stefanie O'Connell

Stefanie O’Connell had stars in her eyes but no cash in her bank account.. So she pivoted her passion for drama into a more profitable profession. 

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Babies and bringing home the Bacon with Kickass Single Mom Emma Johnson

Emma Johnson, Author of The Kickass Single Mom: Be Financially Independent, Discover Your Sexiest Self and Raise Fabulous Happy Children and the force behind the Wealthy Single Mommy website shares the dramatic story of how a tragic accident led to the end of her marriage.

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How Ben & Jerry's ice cream inspired MSNBC's JJ Ramberg's entrepreneurial ventures

MSNBC Your Business host JJ Ramberg didn’t just love Ben & Jerry’s ice cream growing up. She loved their mission. That led not only to her career interviewing entrepreneurs on television but to her own socially responsible ventures including Goodshop and The Startup Club. 

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Gen FKD's David Grasso shares how to play defense with your money

Millennial financial literacy advocate David Grasso, of Gen FKD and Bold Business shares the story of his Cuban immigrant mother and how at age 9 she found herself in charge of the family finances after an unexpected accidental death in the family. 

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Bold CEO Carrie Sheffield blows a huge inheritance but comes back stronger and wiser

Bold CEO Carrie Sheffield inherited a small fortune. But when she tried to invest it wisely, advice from a well-meaning relative  wreaked havoc on her financial ambitions- and nearly caused her to drop out of school. 

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NBC Today show Financial Editor Jean Chatzky on how much to charge for your work

Pricing is one of the biggest challenges in business - especially when it has to do with figuring out what you yourself are worth. Jean shares her strategy as well as how to manage the emotional side of money management. 

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How ABC News Rebecca Jarvis became the financial grownup friend we all want and need

Rebecca Jarvis, ABC News Chief Business, Technology and Economics Correspondent, and Host and Managing editor of the “No Limits with Rebecca Jarvis”  learned her financial lessons early. But the truth about the value of that education really came to light when she learned what was going on with a dear friend.  You will learn why you want Rebecca, and friends like her, on your team. 

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The investing secret Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary's mom kept from him

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary shares a story about his mother and a secret he learned about after she passed away. The Entrepreneur, who is also behind O’Shares and O’Leary Ventures  reveals in the story how his mothers choices informed his investing style, which is heavily focused on dividends. 

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Author David Bach fesses up to a life-changing money mistake

Even the best money experts can make money mistakes. For nine-time New York Times best-selling author David Bach, it happened in college. It is not that surprising that he got buried in credit card debt. That happens to a lot of students who get tempted by the easy credit available. But after paying off his debt, David went back and did it again! 

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