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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: “Does Black Friday Live Up to the Hype?”

Black Friday might seem like the best time to get the biggest deals of the holiday shopping season. But is the shopping extravaganza all it’s made out to be? The answer: Sometimes. In this episode we give you the tips to get the best holiday shopping deals, including when and where to shop. Read more…

Previous episodes

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“Which Accounts Can Make Me the Most Money?”

You can make money just by putting your cash into the right account. Which account to choose depends on a few factors, though. In this episode, Sean talks with investing Nerd Arielle O’Shea about the best ways to make money off of cash you have sitting in a bank account. Read more…

“How Much House Can I Afford?”

Think you’re finally ready to buy a home? Here’s how to know how much house you can afford with your budget, what you might need for a down payment, and how to think about the emotional aspect of homebuying.  Read more…

“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…


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