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Personal Finance Tips and Tricks

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Get personal finance tips designed to help you make smart decisions about money and lay the groundwork for your financial future.

No matter where you are in your financial life, personal finance experts Jane Barratt and Amanda Clayman can help you get a handle on your finances and lay the groundwork for your financial future. Each video, they offer a new tip, designed to help you make smart decisions about your money. They discuss the financial considerations around going back to school, making sure you and your partner are financially compatible, retiring, having a child, paying off loans, and taking care of your pets. They also explain basic economic terms such as economic cycles, what the sharing economy is, and how to manage your asset to cash ratio.


  • Welcome to the series
July 2016
  • Little green lies
  • The new frugality
  • You're having a baby
  • How to get financially naked
  • How to budget for animal care
August 2016
  • Prepare for back to school
  • Education savings plans
  • The sharing economy
  • How to avoid hidden fees
September 2016
  • Get value from financial advisors
  • Socially conscious investing
  • Debt repayment fast track
  • How to rethink retirement
  • Money management styles
October 2016
  • How to make financial plans that stick
  • Tips for first-time savings goals
  • Take control of your financial data
  • Ride financial ups and downs
November 2016
  • What to do with a windfall
  • Postgraduation decisions
  • All about loans
  • How to talk to kids about money
December 2016
  • Asset rich and cash poor?
  • Financial tips for enaged couples
  • Global traveler money tips
  • How to understand economic cycles
January 2017
  • Put your money where your heart is
  • How to start investing
  • Make a budget that works
  • Create a virtual portfolio
  • Separating the money: Breakups and divorce
February 2017
  • Prepare for tax return time
  • Retail therapy and other bad habits
  • Create multiple income streams
  • Money myths busted
March 2017
  • How much tax do you really pay?
  • Money-toxic friends
  • How to live on a fixed income
  • Letting go of your family money story
April 2017
  • Protect what's yours
  • Work/life balance
  • How to ask for a raise
  • Fiscally responsible festivities
May 2017
  • Improving your credit score
  • Options when you're out of options
  • How to prepare for retirement
  • Budgeting blind spots
  • Buying or renting a house
June 2017
  • Working with professionals
  • Letting go of money mistakes
  • 401(k) and IRA
  • Young risk
  • Lifelong money learning
  • Conclusion of the series

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Amanda Clayman and Jane Barratt

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