All posts by Pete the Planner®

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. 378: The Greatest Segment in the History of Our Show?!

Have a question? Get some expert answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com On this episode of the Pete the Planner Show, Pete and Damian, use 3/4 of the show to tell and answer ONE question and cover the greatest segment in the history of…

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Ep. 377: Pressing Reset on Our Financial Sensibilities

Have a question? Get some expert answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com On this episode of the Pete the Planner Show, Peter and VP of Advice, Damian, answer a question, Pete gets personal, and the economic recession and COVID-19 pandemic are not over as…

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Ep. 376: Shoring Up Finances In The Economic Downturn

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com People are feeling the pain all over. Peter and Damian discuss stories of the current reality onset by the strange mix of the economic recession and COVID-19 pandemic. Don’t forget! HEY MONEY is your…

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Ep. 375: The Hottest Topic Under the Sun: Student Loans?

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Today is alllllll about Student Loans. Peter and Damian throw words back and forth to hand out critical information on the sad realities of student loans! Don’t forget! HEY MONEY is your new secret…

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Ep. 373: Stability Is More Valuable Than You Think

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Today we are digging all the way into the mailbag! Pete and Damian respond to listener questions about credit card debt, 529 accounts, and talk financial stability! Don’t forget! HEY MONEY is your new secret weapon for…

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Ep. 372: The Million-Dollar Question With Damian Dunn

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Today we’re talking about tax debt, stock splits, and The Million-Dollar Question! Pete and Damian are back with their usual hijinks talking about the latest money news and listener questions! Don’t forget! HEY MONEY is your new…

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Ep. 371: Talking Retirement with Gold-Star Gayle!

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Jump into the conversation with us! Gold-Star Gayle, from Austin, TX is back to share the wisdoms!  Don’t forget! HEY MONEY is your new secret weapon for advice in your personal finances. No time to listen?…

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Ep. 370: We Love the Advice Here; Can You Help Us?

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Do you wonder about your credit score? So many of us do. Do you know about these options to get back on track? Pete and Damian get into their thoughtful moods to provide some expert suggestions…

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Ep. 367: Questions with Kristen: “Queen of the Desert!”

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com We’ve got a special, special treat for your ear canals today: Pete is joined by The Queen of the Desert herself, our very own financial expert, Kristen! Listen for a special offer code!…

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Ep. 366: How Can You Tell If You’re Financially Stable?

Have a question? Get answers. Email us: askpete@petetheplanner.com Let’s walk through some of the factors of what it means to be “financially stable.” Pete and Damian have worked hard on this new formula. You’ve gotta hear this. Listen for a special offer…

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