Your money questions, answered.

Hosts Sean Pyles and Dayana Yochim answer all your real-world money questions — from little-known credit card hacks to investing how-tos and more. All in 15 mins or less. So you can get smart, then get back to doing you. 

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Listen to the latest episode: “Should I Refinance My Student Loans?”

Refinancing student loans might save you money — if you’re a good candidate. But that’s not the only way to help manage your student debt. In this episode Dayana and Sean get to the bottom of when student loan refinancing is a good idea, so you can see if it’s right for you. Read more…

Previous episodes

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“My Prescription Costs Are Wrecking My Budget. What Can I Do?”

Having Type 1 diabetes can be expensive. Just ask Paloma Kemak, aka Glitter Glucose on Instagram, who pays over $1,000 a month for her insulin. Dayana and Sean talk with her about her experience living with diabetes and offer tips to help manage the costs. Read more…

“What’s the best way to rack up travel rewards quickly?”

You can rack up travel credit card points quickly — if you know the right tips. In this episode, Sean and Dayana give you the inside scoop so you can earn points and miles fast to fund a vacation on credit card rewards. Read more…

“Am I saving enough for retirement?”

Here’s how to know if you’re saving enough for retirement — and what to do if you’re behind, or haven’t even gotten started yet. Dayana and Sean explain easy steps to help you set aside a pot of gold to spend in your golden years. Read more…


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