Bonus Episode: Pre-New Year’s financial resolutions plus getting a lower credit card rate with guest co-host Stefanie O’Connell

Special guest co-host millennial personal finance author, speaker and entrepreneur Stefanie O’Connell joins Bobbi to talk smart financial moves to make before the New Year. Bobbi and Stefanie also take a listener question on how to lower the interest rate on a credit card before a big purchase. 

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Taking your small business from startup to grownup with The Boreland Group CEO Jennefer Witter

Boreland Group Founder and CEO Jennefer Witter learned early on that the best way to get clients was to offer extreme value. But to stay in business, and continue to serve the clients, the author of the Little Book of Big PR also learned when to put the brakes on the discounts. 

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So Money’s Farnoosh Torabi doubled her salary and tells us how we can too (encore)

Farnoosh Torabi was underpaid and overworked as a young journalist. But a key piece of information put her on the road- albeit a rocky road- to doubling her pay.  

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Sparks fly and blow the budget for Real Life on a Budget’s Jessi Fearon

Jessi Fearon lives her Real Life on a Budget- but getting her husband in line when he saw a great sale on Fireworks was still a challenge. Plus her tips on how she got her book buying obsession under control!

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Shredding expense account salads with The Bankers Wife author Cristina Alger

Novelist Cristina Alger wrote her first book, The Darlings as a side hustle while working 120 hours a week. When she ditched the day job to write full time, Cristina also walked away from the pricey perks.  But the author of The Bankers Wife, quickly found herself with the time to create better benefits for herself and her family.  

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Christie Brinkley, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar and Inspired Money's Andrew Wang

 Investment advisor Andy Wang, host of the Inspired Money podcast, stepped out of his comfort zone, tried something that scared him, and connected with new clients and friends including celebrities like Christie Brinkley. 

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A tough lesson about paper trails with Young, Fun, and Financially Free author Leanna Haakons

Leanna Haakons trusted a friend to sell her car so she could use the proceeds for tuition. But when she handed over the keys, he hit the road leaving her without the cash to pay for school. 

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Wealth coach Deborah Owens gets taken for a ride with her finances

Deborah Owens, aka America’s Wealth Coach  and creator of WealthyU literally drove down the value of her car,  and actually owed money at the end of her lease. She admits she didn’t even know the difference between owning and leasing a car. 

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Whatever Lola wants Lola has to ask for with Melanie Lockert

When Melanie Lockert and her partner launched the Lola Retreat in 2017, profits were at the bottom of their list. So low they did not even try to get sponsors until just a few weeks before the event. What happened then was shocking. Plus a money tip for the luxury lover.

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Mis-adventures in real estate with NY Times correspondent and author John Schwartz

John Schwartz, NY Times correspondent and author of the new book “This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order” shares the story of his first home purchase, how it brought him to the brink of bankruptcy, and why he flosses every day. 

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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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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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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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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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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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