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Host Jill Schlesinger, CFP®, tackles sometimes uncomfortable and even controversial money and investing issues, without the financial jargon, to get to the heart of what’s important for anyone to know. Jill takes listener phone calls and interviews informative and entertaining guests each week to uncover surprising insights and provide actionable information so you can make the most of your money. Have a question? Email us at askjill at jillonmoney dot com.
 
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Nothing like planning for retirement as a young couple with half a million dollars in outstanding student loan debt. You know what's even crazier? I'm kind of okay with it! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about…
 
With many industries decimated by the pandemic, scores of people have been left scrambling to find health insurance coverage. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch…
 
When your workplace retirement plan offers both a pre-tax and a Roth option, which one should you be using? Sometimes it's a no-brainer. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoic…
 
This weekend we’re joined by Brent Weiss, co-founder and Head of Planning at Facet Wealth. Facet Wealth is a financial service firm that believes in achieving your financial goals with a dedicated CFP® at an affordable price. How many times have we all said “I can’t wait to retire?” But for many of us, when we really think about taking that next bi…
 
This weekend we’re joined by Brent Weiss, co-founder and Head of Planning at Facet Wealth. Facet Wealth is a financial service firm that believes in achieving your financial goals with a dedicated CFP® at an affordable price. How many times have we all said “I can’t wait to retire?” But for many of us, when we really think about taking that next bi…
 
Is paying an advisor a one percent fee worth it? Unfortunately this isn't a yes or no answer. A variety of factors must first be considered. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc…
 
I'm all for snatching up a good real estate deal if presented with the opportunity, but not if it means twisting and turning like a pretzel to make it happen. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choic…
 
$1,400 checks, tax credits and suspended evictions, I joined CBS This Morning to explain some of the key proposed benefits in the latest stimulus package. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. …
 
Although I may not be crazy about early retirement, I'm all about doing whatever you can to reach financial independence and the flexibility that comes with it. Because once you have that, the options are endless. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodm…
 
When it comes to owning company stock, it's important to consider it as one aspect of your overall portfolio, which means there should be a limit as to how much you own. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about yo…
 
It seems every few years or so we're due for a bit of bitcoin bootcamp! So this weekend we're joined once again by Dan Roberts, senior writer at Yahoo Finance and a total crypto geek who has been covering the wild ride from the beginning. Bitcoin (BTC) started 2020 at $7,200. It ended the year at nearly $30,000, up 296%. The surge continued full-st…
 
It seems every few years or so we're due for a bit of bitcoin bootcamp! So this weekend we're joined once again by Dan Roberts, senior writer at Yahoo Finance and a total crypto geek who has been covering the wild ride from the beginning. Bitcoin (BTC) started 2020 at $7,200. It ended the year at nearly $30,000, up 296%. The surge continued full-st…
 
A lot of people seem to believe there's some serious inflation on the horizon. If that's true, should you be making any adjustments to your portfolio? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visi…
 
Here we go, the latest example of why market timing does not work. If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times, stick to your game plan! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podc…
 
I know it seems like a no brainer to have all your assets in Roth money by the time you retire, but there are some factors you have to consider before making any conversions. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more abo…
 
The very common question of should I use a chunk of money to pay down the mortgage or would I be better off investing in the S&P 500? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.…
 
26 years old, about $300,000 saved, and prepping to close on your first investment property. Not too shabby, right? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Adding kids to the mix can certainly shake things up a bit and cause you to re-evaluate your priorities when it comes to saving money, even if it's only temporary. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad …
 
No time like the present to start thinking about that side hustle you've always dreamed about. If a global pandemic doesn't get you motivated, I'm not sure what will. And if you are raking in some extra cash on the side, there will be tax consequences! That's why we're happy to bring you another episode that's sponsored by H&R Block. As you're gett…
 
It's funny, last spring I didn't hear anybody complaining about the bond portion of their portfolios. Yet now we're starting to hear from people looking for better options than bonds. Things that make you go hmmm. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodm…
 
It seems any time there's a crazy story like GameStop or Bitcoin is surging to new record highs, people start looking for ways to make a quick buck. Be careful, folks. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your…
 
Young couple, check. Toddler, check. Living in an insanely expensive city, check. New mortgage, check. Adequate emergency reserve, doh! What should the financial priority be? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more abo…
 
It seems like just about everybody has an old workplace retirement plan floating around out there. What should you do with it? Roll it over or leave as is? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices.…
 
Whether you make tons of money, or not a ton, everybody is capable of having some financial missteps along the way, and Aunt Jill is here to help calm the nerves :) Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad…
 
It's Super Bowl Sunday, and if your plan is to order a few pizza pies for the game, finish listening to this podcast first, as we're joined by Ilir Sela, founder and CEO of Slice. Since 2010, Slice, the easiest way to order pizza online, has been all about connecting hungry customers with the great pizza restaurants around them. Today, more people …
 
After a tumultuous 2020, the IRS will open tax filing season on Friday, February 12th, a few weeks later than years in the past. The deadline to file and pay any tax owed reverts to April 15th, after last year’s COVID-19 related extension. To celebrate the upcoming opening of tax season, this weekend we're bringing you the second of three tax-relat…
 
If you asked me a while back about investing in bitcoin, I probably would've said no way! But now, a few years later, my thought process has changed, and I'm now okay with it being a small portion of your overall portfolio. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by …
 
I'm all for helping people out with the stimulus checks, but I also think the distribution needs to be more targeted, and I know some of you feel the same way. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choi…
 
Saving for retirement is not always as straightforward as it seems, especially when dealing with individuals who aren't yet citizens. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.…
 
Here we go, another question about how the retirement plan is looking. And yes, this caller has a nice amount of money saved, so I don't wanna hear from the haters that we only talk to rich people. The Jill on Money show does not discriminate, money or no money, we'll chat with anybody. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating…
 
I'm almost always on board with a Roth conversion, but if it's going to push you into a much higher tax bracket, and eat up your liquidity, then maybe it's not the best strategy. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more…
 
When the worlds of finance and tech collide, my man, Jeff Bakalar, is my go to source! (And I'm his go to source, which is why he had me on his CNET show earlier in the week to help explain the concept of short selling. You can check it out here.) You've heard Jeff on the pod before, but in case you've forgotten, Jeff is the editor-at-large at CNET…
 
When the worlds of finance and tech collide, my man, Jeff Bakalar, is my go to source! (And I'm his go to source, which is why he had me on his CNET show earlier in the week to help explain the concept of short selling. You can check it out here.) You've heard Jeff on the pod before, but in case you've forgotten, Jeff is the editor-at-large at CNET…
 
Do I need to pay my current advisor, or is this something I can do on my own? This is definitely becoming one of the more popular questions we receive. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
How is GameStop's skyrocketing stock and a subreddit connected? Here’s my appearance on KMOX radio in St. Louis about how the internet took on Wall Street and why none of this is about video games at all. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.j…
 
You're looking to buy a house and wondering if you should keep your current rental property, which is cashflow positive, or sell it and use the proceeds on the new house. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about y…
 
I'm all about putting 20 percent down when getting ready to buy a house, but what about putting way more down? Good idea? Bad idea? Neither? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastc…
 
One of the biggest concerns about retirement is whether or not you're going to outlive your money. Things only get more complicated when you mix in a spouse with long-term health care needs. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com…
 
It's getting harder and harder to justify paying an advisor a hefty fee, especially if all they're doing is asset management. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adch…
 
You guys know I'm not crazy about early retirement, but when it's a matter of life and death, I may be a bit more forgiving :) Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adc…
 
This weekend we're bringing you the first of three tax-related episodes that will run between now and late February. Each episode will be sponsored by H&R Block. As you're getting ready to file your taxes, remember that H&R Block has all your tax needs covered. Their experts have an average of 10 years’ experience. They’ve seen it all and can help …
 
So you have an S&P 500 fund in your workplace retirement plan and you're wondering why the returns don't seem to be doing as well as what you're seeing elsewhere. Hmmm, I have a pretty good guess. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodm…
 
Paying for college is no joke. There are right ways and wrong ways of going about it, and raiding your retirement savings is not one of the right ways. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Vis…
 
Here's the deal, I'm all for making a career change, and maybe even doing a little traveling in between gigs, but you've got to make sure you have a plan in place, especially when we're still dealing with a global pandemic. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by …
 
Nothing like a friendly debate between sisters over whether it's better to save for retirement using pre-tax or Roth contributions. Yours truly is happy to play the role of the judge! Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn…
 
Am I doing everything possible to be on track for retirement? Easily one of the most common questions we get, but answering them never gets old, as every situation is different. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more …
 
Unless you're one of the lucky ones and have all your money in a Roth IRA and/or brokerage accounts, you'll eventually be forced to take distributions from your tax-deferred accounts. Is there a wrong way or right way to do it? Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is…
 
The start of a new year is the perfect time to take a look at your retirement plan and see if there's any adjustments you should be making. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastch…
 
Paying down debt is a beautiful thing, especially when it means you've now got a bunch of extra money and are wondering what to do with it. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastch…
 
You guys know my love of liquidity, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy a good question about paying down the mortgage or instead using that money to invest. Have a money question? Email me here. Please leave us a rating or review in Apple Podcasts. "Jill on Money" theme music is by Joel Goodman, www.joelgoodman.com. Learn more about your ad choice…
 
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