Category Archives: Kids

Ep. 152: Kendall has a child with special needs and wants to plan for the future

M$D: April 29, 2047 Meet Kendall. Kendall’s main concerns, in her words:  We have a daughter with autism that we’re anticipating needing to care for the rest of our lives. Waiting for the state to set up ABLE account for…

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Ep. 147: Youth Sports

This week on PTPTV, I talk youth sports with Travis Dorsch. He’s got quite the title, are you ready? Dr. Travis Dorsch: Former Professional Football Player, Assistant Professor, Founding Director of the Families in Sport Lab in the Department of Family, Consumer, and Human…

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Ep. 146: Cindy, recently divorced, is looking for a financial fresh start

M$D: June 10, 2036 Meet Cindy. Cindy’s main concerns, in her words:  My husband and I are separated and the divorce will be final in a couple of months. He no longer lives in the house, so it’s just my…

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Ep. 97: Fred went from a DINK to a dad of twins

M$D: 12/19/2039 Meet Fred Age: 28 Fred’s main concerns, in her words: My wife and I went from DINKs (Dual Income No Kids) to a single income with twins in February this year. We are both 28 years old with just under $80K net…

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Ep. 92: Fatherhood

A special episode for all you fathers out there. On this episode I’m talking to my good friend and MC, Mr. Kinetik (you know him as the featured artist on all episodes). Mr. Kinetik and I discuss the role of fatherhood and how it shapes our finances.

Ep. 88: Investing with your kids

Investing with your kids isn’t a topic that’s often covered, but I think it’s vital. My 7 year old daughter owns stock, and it’s taught her so much about how money functions in our society. Here are my top tips for teaching your kids about money through investing.

Ep. 83: Mikey needs to wakeup

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Meet Mikey
Age: 35
Mikey’s married with 3 kids and he and his wife are buried in debt. They are in over their heads and they need help. Mikey and I have a heart-to-heart about motivation, and we create a plan to get him on the right path.

Ep. 81: Alan is rebuilding after a divorce

M$D: December 4, 2059 Meet Alan Age: 33 Alan’s main concerns, in his own words: Hi, I am a fairly new but avid listener of the podcast. I am divorced, but truth is I am right in the middle of it. So as you can…

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Ep. 77: Danielle is self-employed and worried about creating permanent stability

M$D: September 13, 2033 Meet Danielle Age: 34 Danielle’s main concerns, in her own words: I love my job, and I’m proud of what I’ve accomplished, but I am concerned about several aspects of my future financial stability. (1)Student loan debt. I currently have $70,000 in student loan debt, and am…

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Ep. 75: Maude wants to stay home with the kids, but…

M$D: August 11, 2044 (with a big if) Meet Maude Age: 27 Maude’s main concerns, in her own words: My husband and I have a 6 month old son and just found out we are expecting again (HOORAY!!!). He is a civil engineer…

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