Shark Tank’s Barbara Corcoran on why you should spend money before you have it

Entrepreneur and Investor Barbara Corcoran explains why she believes spending money in a deliberate way even before you earn it is a smart business strategy, and shares the story of her first really big investment. And yes, she committed to it before she had the money. 

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The Craisins incident and how to get paid in actual currency with DivaMom’s CEO Lyss Stern

Entrepreneur Lyss Stern, CEO of networking and event planning company DivaMoms and author of two best-selling books explains how she dealt with a major company that approached her to work with them, and offered to pay her in Craisins. Lyss also shares her secret to controlling costs, and still saying yes, when she is out with her kids and they want to have some for treats like ice cream. 

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How to get paid more with #Influencer author Brittany Hennessy

Influencer author Brittany Hennessy shares her strategies for getting large raises even when companies push back. Her book, Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand In the Age of Social Media, focuses on strategies for content creators to monetize influence. 

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Learning how to buy a car like a Financial Grownup with PT Money

Philip Taylor, aka PT Money was too cool to do any research, or any real negotiation when buying his first car. But the crushing payments, and having to call his dad for help quickly brought him back to reality. 

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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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Getting it right the second time around with The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew (encore)

After 148 rejections in the first funding round, Kathryn Minshew 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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Writing a check for problems to go away with CBS' Jill Schlesinger

Award-winning CBS Business News Analyst, and radio and podcast host Jill Schlesinger talks about how she literally bribed her ex-husband. to go away, after just one year of marriage. She also shares her best tip for organizing and tracking spending. 

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Don't Order Lobster at the diner with "Employee of the Month's" Catie Lazarus

Comedian Catie Lazarus does not just host Employee of the Month, she also runs the business that supports it. Being the boss means setting realistic expectations for her team, and dealing with those who aren’t on board with her mission. 

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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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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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So Money's Farnoosh Torabi doubled her salary and tells us how we can too

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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