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: “How Can I Pay Off My Debt Faster?”

Want to pay off your debt fast? You can, with a bit of know-how. In this episode, Sean Pyles and Liz Weston break down how you can find the payoff path that might work best for you and your debt. Read more…

Previous episodes

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“How Do I Buy a Used Car?”

Buying a used car can be confusing. Should you shop around a used car lot, or are the online classified ads a better route? With the help of NerdWallet car-buying whiz Philip Reed, that’s the debate Dayana and Sean settle this episode. Read more…

“How Can My Credit Score Save Me Money?”

Sure, you got a high credit score — but how can you make the most of it? Sean and Dayana talk with NerdWallet all-star Liz Weston to see how you could use your high credit score to save thousands of dollars. Read more…

“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…


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