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About Pete the Planner®

Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He's a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host of the popular radio show and podcast, The Pete the Planner Show. Pete is considered one of the foremost experts on financial wellness in the world, but he's just as likely to talk your ear off about bass fishing.

Ep. 324: Using a Roth to buy a house

This week Pete and Damian explore alternative uses for a Roth IRA. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the…

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Ep. 323: What should we do with this inheritance?

Pete and Damian help a guy deal with a $60,000 inheritance. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host…

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Ep. 322: One of the two topics married couples argue about the most

Pete and Damian answer questions around money and relationships. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten books, and is the host of the…

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Ep. 321: Don’t buy the house

Pete and Damian tackle two emails in which the solution is to not buy the house. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of ten…

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Ep. 320: Stock market update

Pete and Damian give you an update on what the market is doing and why you should care. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author…

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Ep. 319: I’ll pay for college if you get good grades

An emailer wants to know if his self-created “merit” based college funding idea makes sense for his sons. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author…

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Ep. 318: Children with special needs and ABLE accounts

Pete and Damian discuss ABLE plans and how they can help families with children with special needs. Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author of…

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Ep. 317: Wiping out all student loan debt and starting over

Pete and Damian discuss the proposals to wipe out student loan debt. Are they realistic? Are they fair? Pete the Planner®Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is an award-winning financial mind and a former comedian. He’s a USA TODAY columnist, author…

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