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Money on the Brain

Money on the Brain

By Dave Kinzer
We'll discuss how to save, spend, and handle your money, in ten-minute chunks.

Getting out of debt, saving for retirement, buying a house- How do you do all that? Tune in, we'll talk about it.
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15. Why You Don't Have To Buy Expensive Christmas Gifts For Your Kids

Money on the Brain

15. Why You Don't Have To Buy Expensive Christmas Gifts For Your Kids

Money on the Brain

30. Interview With a Side Gig Expert
Need to earn some extra money? Learn from a Master of Side Gigs! 
August 17, 2021
29. Scam-Proof Your Assets Book Review
Not sure how to protect yourself from scams and scammers? After reading Garrett Sutton's book, you'll know! 
July 17, 2021
28. Plan Ahead For Major Expenses With A Home Inventory List
Listen to learn why you need a home inventory list!
June 29, 2021
27. What To Do If You're Buying A Car At The Worst Time In History
Listen for some tips on how to buy a car right now, during the massive shortage of new and used cars.
June 13, 2021
26. Should You Buy Bitcoin?
Should you invest in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? It might not be such a good idea!
May 27, 2021
25. Should You Use Robinhood?
The Robinhood app for investing and trading is easy and convenient. Should you use it?
May 11, 2021
24. A Great Way to Save for College
Not sure how to save for your kid(s) college education? Listen to find out why you should consider using a 529 plan.
April 22, 2021
23. Are Discount Cell Phone Providers Worth It?
The most popular cell phone providers are sometimes called, "The Big Four". I'm talking about T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon. They're the biggest because they're the best, right? Not necessarily. Listen to hear my experience with two discount carriers, and why most discount carriers are just as good as "The Big Four".
April 5, 2021
22. Should You File Your Own Taxes?
It's almost time to file your taxes. Should you do it yourself, or hire someone to do it for you? I go over the pros and cons of each.
March 22, 2021
21. Why You Should Grow a Garden
You can't save any money with a garden can you? Or can you? Find out how much produce a small garden can produce, and how much money it can save you every year. 
March 8, 2021
20. "Rich Dad Poor Dad" Book Review
"Rich Dad Poor Dad" is one of the most popular personal finance books of all time. Should you read it? Listen for a book review. To take a look at the book at Amazon, click HERE. (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)
February 22, 2021
19. Should You Use Personal Capital?
Should you use Personal Capital to keep track of your finances. Listen for my review. If you want to give Personal Capital a try, click on the link. You and I will both receive a $20 Amazon gift card once you link an account to Personal Capital:
February 9, 2021
18. Christmas is Coming- What's Your Plan?
Christmas might be a long way away, but if you start saving for gifts right now, you won't have to go into debt when December rolls around. Listen to learn what a sinking fund is, and how it can save you money.
January 21, 2021
17. How to Make a Financial New Year's Resolution That Works
Making a New Year's resolution to improve your finances? Great! Unfortunately, studies say the vast majority of New Year's resolutions fail by March. Listen to learn how to make a financial resolution you can keep.
December 31, 2020
16. Christmas Gift Ideas For Kids That Are Fun And Affordable
Struggling to find fun, unique, and affordable Christmas gifts for your kids? I've got you covered. To look at pictures and read product descriptions of each item, click on the links below. They'll take you to each product's Amazon page. (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.) Dino Fossil Dig Kit: Color Your Own Pillowcase: 365 Science Experiments Book:
December 11, 2020
15. Why You Don't Have To Buy Expensive Christmas Gifts For Your Kids
A lot of parents guilt-trip themselves into buying costly Christmas gifts because, well, they deserve them, right? Listen to find out why you don't have to buy expensive Christmas gifts for your children.
November 28, 2020
14. How To Protect Your Money From Scams: Interview With Garrett Sutton
Listen in as I talk with Garrett Sutton about how to prevent crooks from stealing your money via scams. Sutton is an attorney, speaker, and bestselling author of several books in Robert Kiyosaki’s Rich Dad’s Advisors series. We discuss his latest book: "Scam-Proof Your Assets". To take a closer look at his book, click HERE.  (As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.)
November 13, 2020
13. More Companies Offering Free Deals and Great Discounts During COVID-19
Several companies are helping out consumers who are looking to save money during the pandemic. Listen to see how to get free products and great deals from companies like Amazon, Sam's Club, North Face, Reebok, and more!
October 31, 2020
12. Should You Pay Your Mortgage Off Early?
Thirty-year mortgage rates are at an all-time low. Should you invest your extra money or pay off your mortgage early?
October 17, 2020
11. Sell Your Stuff On eBay to Make Money
Learn why you should use eBay to make some extra money. Sell your valuables, common items, and even your junk!
October 4, 2020
10. How Much Money Can You Save By Cooking At Home?
Think you can't save much money by cooking at home? Think again! Learn how much money you'll save by eating at home instead of going out to eat, and get some great recipes as well.
September 19, 2020
9. How to Save One Million Dollars for Retirement
Depressed because you need one million dollars to retire? Don't be! Accumulating one million dollars is totally doable. Listen to learn how to save one million dollars for retirement.
September 8, 2020
8. This Should Be Your #1 Financial Priority
To sleep better at night, make sure you've taken care of this financial step. It's a need, not a want.
August 22, 2020
7. Do Your Own Home Maintenance and Learn How to Negotiate to Save Money
Two great ways to save money involve doing your own home maintenance and negotiating lower prices for products and services. Neither is as difficult as you might think!
August 8, 2020
6. Earn Gift Cards For Shopping With Fetch Rewards
Hate grocery shopping? Me too. What if you could earn free gift cards just for shopping for groceries? Listen to my in-depth review of the Fetch Rewards app to learn how.
July 25, 2020
5. Don't Risk Your Retirement By Making This Mistake
Many employees of large companies are risking the security of their retirement by making this mistake. Don't make the same mistake!
July 11, 2020
4. Why You Should Support Local Businesses After COVID-19
Business owners everywhere suffered greatly during COVID-19. Businesses closed, people lost their jobs, and communities struggled. Here's how you can help.
June 27, 2020
3. Use Camels to Save Money at Amazon
Spending too much money online? Learn how to get good deals at Amazon.
June 14, 2020
2. Free COVID-19 Deals
Since the COVID-19 crisis has messed up everybody's lives, we all need some good news. How about some free stuff too? Listen to learn where to get free oil changes, audiobooks, and more!
May 31, 2020
1. Your Financial Adventure/What You Should Do With Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check
Part one: What's your financial adventure like? Smooth and peaceful? Frightening? Exciting? Maybe a little too exciting? We'll discuss the ideal financial adventure for all of us.  Part two: So you're getting a stimulus check- great! Not sure what to do with it? I'll tell you the smartest thing you could do with the money.
May 16, 2020