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Co-hosts Sean Pyles and Liz Weston answer all your real-world money questions and cover topics important to your finances.

Have a money question? It’s easy to turn to the Nerds: Text or call us at 901-730-6373. Or you can email us at [email protected].

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Listen to the latest episode: Is Identity Theft Protection Worth It?

Can identity theft protection services really protect us from identity theft? No, but they can serve as an (expensive) early warning signal. Most people should first consider some free ways to reduce the chances of becoming a victim, such as credit freezes and monitoring a credit score. Read more…

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Previous episodes

Is Bitcoin Safe?

People who invest in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies need to be ready for a wild ride. Values can soar and plunge, plus there’s no guarantee you’ll get your money back. Cryptocurrency is more of a gamble than an investment, and shouldn’t be more than a small portion of your overall portfolio. Read more…

I Got Laid Off. What Should I Do With My Retirement Fund?

Getting your retirement account squared away is just one of the many tasks facing the newly unemployed, but it’s an important one. Rolling the money into an IRA could be the best choice, particularly if your former employer isn’t allowing the new “coronavirus hardship withdrawals.” Read more…

Where Have All the 0% Offers Gone?

It used to be easy for people with good credit scores to get 0% balance transfer offers. As lenders pull back, those with credit card debt may need alternative plans to deal with their balances. Read more…

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