Remember the phrase 30-and-out? That was what people said when they’d sign up to work for the same company for their entire working lives. Since the days of single-job employment, working thirty years has become a standard idea. But why? Kiersten and Julien Saunders are the brains behind the new book Cashing Out, where they throw 30 years to the curb. Instead, they advocate focusing on 15 years. We’ll dive into that, saving more effectively for your goals, the FIRE movement, and more, in a wide-ranging conversation with this dynamic duo (they also are the team behind the popular rich & REGULAR blog, podcast, and more.
In our headlines segment, credit company Transunion is out with a new study asking the question, “How are you holding up during this era of massive inflation?” Charlie Wise from the company joins us to talk credit and some worrisome trends that you should hear so that you can avoid overstepping your credit lines.
Of course, we’ll also share an UGLY TikTok minute about life insurance, ask you a tough postal service trivia question from Doug, and more.
…just another Monday at the Stacking Benjamins show! Enjoy!
- Charlie Wise, SVP, and head of global research and consulting at TransUnion joined us to discuss their latest research: Rising Inflation Impacting Non-Prime Borrowers Most, Though Many Consumers Proving to be Resilient under Challenging Circumstances (TransUnion)
Our TikTok Minute
Julien and Kiersten Saunders
- In 1920, the Post Office decided one item could no longer be sent via post. What piece of precious cargo was that?
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- AJ has a question about exit strategies for rental real estate.
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Written by: Brooke Miller
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