Category Archives: Kids

Ep. 204: Kira

This week, we met Kira. Kira’s main concerns, in her own words: “My situation is a little unusual. My plan is to sell our house in the next year and move to Nashville, where my daughter lives. We plan to…

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Ep. 201: Frank is changing his mindset and taking control of his financial life.

This week, we met Frank. Frank’s main concerns, in his own words: “I’m in about $22,000 worth of debt between personal and credit card loans. My wife and I are expecting baby number two very soon and I need to…

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Conversations about money and college will be some of the most difficult, and important conversations a parent and their child have.

Originally seen in USA Today and The Indianapolis Star Just as millions of first-year college students matriculate for the first time, millions of parents stand ready to transition into a new stage of parental support and guidance. While teaching please…

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Ep. 192: Olivia is trying to pay off her past and fund her future.

Meet, Olivia. Olivia’s main concerns, in her own words: “I wasn’t a credit wizard in my early 20’s and early 30’s. It took a lot of hard knocks to show me the light. Now I have seen said light, and…

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Ep. 191: Wendy is funding a Midwest present, preparing for a West Coast future.

Meet Wendy. Wendy’s main concerns, in her own words:  If we were to stay in the Midwest in our current jobs, I wouldn’t be worried about our financial future at all. However, my husband, who is active duty military, is…

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Ep. 186: Autumn, a mom working to keep her family financially on track.

Meet Autumn. Autumn’s main concerns, in her own words: We have roughly $1500-1700/mo in extra income and we would like to know how we should allocate this money. We have ideas of contributing more to my HSA, start ROTH’s, contribute…

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Ep. 183: Red, a state worker & wanna be salesman.

Meet Red. Red’s main concerns, in his own words: My wife and I are in our mid 30’s. We have one child who is 8 y.o, of which we recently found out has Type 1 Diabetes. I work for the…

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Ep. 181: Brielle has a lot of moving pieces & is ready to put them into place.

Meet Brielle. Brielle’s main concerns, in her own words: My biggest hurdle is balancing it all. We have a two and four year old that we will send to day care and preschool and starting in Sept. My children both have…

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Ep. 179: Tina, a single mother ready to get back on track & contributing to her future.

Meet Tina. Tina’s main concerns, in her own words: I am a single mother of a 4 year old. I owned a home but after a legal case I sold my home via short sale in 2015 after owing since 2000…

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