Posts by KT

111: Black Friday (People are Funny About Money: Part 1)

In this episode KT discusses: ·     Black Friday ·     The origins of this Shopping Holiday ·     Why it’s so important to retailer’s bottom line Key Takeaways: ·     Holiday spending could top $700B this year ·     Black Friday Shopping is down 4% year to year ·     You might find some of the best deals BEFORE Thanksgiving Quote: “(Black Friday) is really the…

Net Worth ≠ Self-Worth

In this episode KT discusses: Dealing with debt How money shaming is like fat-shaming The difference between net worth and self-worth Key Takeaways: 10% of Americans have a negative net worth Don’t measure yourself against the “rich & famous” Reconsider your online shopping and car buying habits   Quote: “The problem with money shaming, like…

108 – AARP: To Join or Not To Join?

  In this episode KT discusses:   What is AARP? What AARP offers The “real cost” of your membership   Key Takeaways: AARP doesn’t only target retirees AARP values your data Make sure a membership makes sense for you.   Quote: “If (AARP is) really a non-profit, they got to be making some money doing…

107 – The Debt Clock is Ticking

In this episode KT discusses:   Our national debt How the debt ceiling works Why our national debt is so high   Key Takeaways: The US Government’s debt is $22 Trillion and growing Tax breaks help contribute to the debt Social Security benefits make up a small chunk of the debt   Quote: “You can’t…