S4-18: How Do Roth IRAs Work, Pensions & ESG Investing

On this week’s episode of Finance Explained, Meghan, also known as the Family Finance Mom, discussed a variety of personal finance topics. She explained why private equity firms are investing in accounting firms, suggesting that market conditions and regulatory compliance have created opportunities. She also discussed the decision between staying in a job with a…

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S4-17: Long-Term Care Insurance & Investing for Kids

On this week’s episode of Finance Explained, Meghan discussed personal finance and economic news, addressing concerns about long-term care insurance and options to consider when investing for kids. Meghan also discussed tcurrent market conditions and the upcoming Fed meeting. Finally, she discussed the topic of pre-paying for funerals and the associated costs. Listen below for…

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S4-16: Is Commercial Real Estate in Trouble & the Magnificent Seven

On this week’s episode of Finance Explained, Meghan discussed retirement account consolidation, the discontinuation of the popular budgeting tool Mint, the current state of the housing market, the potential impacts of high vacancy rates in commercial real estate on the broader economy, and the Magnificent Seven’s current dominance of the stock market. Listen below for…

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S4-15: JetBlue Blocked by Antitrust Laws, Soft Landings and Savings Rates

This week on Finance Explained, Meghan discussed the implications of antitrust law in the context of the blocked JetBlue and Spirit merger. Meghan also mentioned the possibility of the companies appealing the decision and predicted an increase in corporate merger activity due to economic conditions. She also discussed the implications of a ‘soft landing’ versus…

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S4-13: Allowance for Kids and December Fed Meeting

Meghan announced this was her last live Q&A session for 2023, first addressing President Biden’s latest round of student loan forgiveness. She also shared her views on allowance for children and the costs associated with car ownership. Additionally, Meghan discussed tokenization in finance and the anticipation surrounding the Federal Reserve’s decision on monetary policy at…

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S4-12: Economy in 2024 and How to Prepare for a Job Loss

Join 1,000s of Family Finance Moms who get free weekly updates! YES! SIGN ME UP! On this week’s episode of Finance Explained, Meghan covered strategies to prepare for potential impending layoffs in 2024, emphasizing the importance of having a budget, an emergency fund, and understanding state rules and regulations regarding unemployment benefits. She also addressed…

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S4-11: Teaching Kids the Value of Money & Budgeting Resources

On this week’s episode of Finance Explained, Meghan discussed the financial pressures during the holiday season, emphasizing the importance of tracking spending and creating a personalized budget. She also recommended finance and investing books for young couples and stressed the importance of teaching children about the value of money. Meghan highlighted the need for teenagers to…

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