Did your family automatically save when you were growing up? Joe’s family didn’t. How were you raised? If your family didn’t talk about money, don’t worry, because we’ll give you TONS of great ideas to start your family on the savings path. Today we’ll talk about the envelope system and others that have worked for our panelists…. speaking of….today we have a GREAT group of contributors, including Sandy Waters, from the Seven Figures podcast, and Deacon Hayes, from The Well Kept Wallet blog and podcast.
We’ll also answer a wrong number that luckily ended up on mom’s voicemail from Tyler, and also take a letter from Chris….great times on this show!
Also, in our special guest spot, we’ll talk about Hoot! This is a banking app and awesome debit card all mixed into one. We’re excited to be ahead of the game on their launch. Want to save some money on the launch? Here’s the link.
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Follow Sandy on Twitter: @sandywaters98
Check our Sandy’s podcast: RochesterBuzz.com
Connect with Deacon: @deaconhayes
Check out Deacon’s site: WellKeptWallet.com
Drop a line on Twitter: @LenPenzo
Check out Len’s blog: LenPenzo.com
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Have some questions? Tweet them at: @hootbank
- Around $2 billion is lost from estates every year in the USA because the families didn’t have an estate plan. What percentage of this goes to attorneys?
<31:58> Mom’s voicemail
Prepare your kids for a world of money based on plastic. Track their spending, help them learn about interest and appreciation, even shut off their card if necessary. Learn about pre-paid debit cards and financial tools to prepare kids for the financial jungle.
- Tyler has about $35,000 left on his student loans. Should he use a HELOC (a home equity line of credit) to pay off the rest of his amount?
<37:41> Letters From the Mailbag
- Chris is looking for some recommendations on estate planning attorneys. Any recommendations on our part?
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