Looking for the perfect budget? Maybe the key isn’t counting every penny or finding the perfect spreadsheet. Elle Martinez, author of the new book Couple Money, believes that whether you’re single or married the answer might lie in communication, and we’ll tackle how to have money dates and stop fighting about money on today’s show.
In our headlines segment, we share a story about comedian Tracy Morgan. Apparently Walmart, who paid him $90M after a severe accident in 2015, wants more proof about his injury. We’ll discuss disability coverage and more from that fallout. Then we throw out the Haven Life line to Susan, who asks about taking out a student loan for her son so he can establish credit. We’ll also answer a letter from Julian about Roth IRAs, help Doug bring down the trivia, and sprinkle in some pick up lines along the way.
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- Walmart insurer demands Tracy Morgan turn over medical records and income statements and testify over car crash settlement in which the comedian received ‘$90 million’ WITHOUT ever being deposed (DailyMail)
<16:15> Elle Martinez: Money Dates
- What percentage of people responding to a 2011 poll admitted to lying to their partners about their finances?
<41:27> Haven Life Line
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- Susan asks about using a small student loan to establish credit history for a child.
<48:22> A Letter From the Mailbag
- Julian asks about whether to invest his Roth IRA all at once or to set up automatic trades.
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