How do you score a better credit score? Balance your budget? Upgrade your financial picture in 2018? Farnoosh Torabi, host of the award winning So Money podcast and Chase Slate brand ambassador, stops by the basement to share her best ideas for making 2018 your best year yet.
In our headlines segment we’ll revisit the tax law changes. In February employers will begin using new payroll tax withholding schedules, so there’s a good chance you’ll see more money in your paycheck.
Of course, we’ll also throw out the Haven Life line, share some amazing trivia from Doug, who’s headed out on a polar bear swim, and more.
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- How much did Elvis Presley pay to purchase his iconic house in Memphis, called Graceland?
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- Greg’s goal is to bring in $200k each year in pre-tax dollars. He has various dollars rentals…can we find any kinks in the plan he gave us?
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- Scott wants to know what are the plans of people who are going to retire early when drastic life changes happen.
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What are the best ways to kick of 2018? Budgets, investments, emergency savings? It’s our first top 5 episode of the year, tune in and find out!
To clear up some misinformation given, a payment has to be 30 days late before it shows up on your credit report as a late payment. If it’s ‘”six hours” late, the company can charge you a late payment fee, but it will not show up on your credit report. On a side note, I wish there had been more info and practical advice on raising your credit score in this episode.