Imagine fleeing your hometown with nothing but the hope and will to survive. Or risking your life to gather information needed to incriminate some of the worst players in history. We are declaring this week “history week” here at Stacking Benjamins and we’re delivering quite the suite of guests for you! Today, Retired U.S. Army Major General Mari Eder joins us to share stories of some brave women of World War II and the impact they had on their communities. What does this have to do with money? Today’s stories have a much larger scope than money, but bravery, persistence, focus, willpower, and more, in the face of long odds, will all be discussed on today’s episode.
During our headline, we talk about tapping your home equity for cash. Nothing has ever gone wrong with the housing market before, right? Sure, leverage can be used to your advantage but not at the detriment to the rest of your financial plan. Joe and OG give us their opinions and you know they are going to be candid! Speaking of leverage, our TikTok video is a hilarious example of this.
We’ll also throw out the Haven Life line and answer a caller’s question about retirement contributions. And since it’s history week here, Doug will include some history related trivia.
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Our TikTok Minute
Mari K. Eder, Retired U.S. Army Major General
Big thanks to Major General Mari K. Eder for joining us today. To learn more about Mari, visit her website. Grab a copy of her book The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line here.
- The first underground railway opened on this date in 1870 in a European city that got bombed heavily during WWII. What was the city?
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- Anonymous is already maxing out some retirement contributions and wants to know if she can also contribute to a 403b.
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- Billy B joined us to talk about the importance of finding good footing and surrounding yourself with good mentors after he was sentenced to prison. Listen here.
Written by: Brooke Miller
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