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The Dough Roller Money Podcast helps people make the most of their money. Through interviews, news, tips and resources, the show helps you take your finances to the next level. Whether you are just starting out, under a mountain of debt, or nearing retirement, the Dough Roller Podcast can help you achieve your financial goals. And remember, the best thing money can buy is financial freedom.

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The Dough Roller Money Podcast helps people make the most of their money. Through interviews, news, tips and resources, the show helps you take your finances to the next level. Whether you are just starting out, under a mountain of debt, or nearing retirement, the Dough Roller Podcast can help you achieve your financial goals. And remember, the best thing money can buy is financial freedom.

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Simple and Great

By Sleepless in Stonybrook - Oct 08 2019
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Rob covers a lot of topics from basic to advanced in an easy to listen to format

Great Podcast

By Nbe4u - May 22 2019
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Thank you so much for providing such a well rounded podcast on realistic finances.

iTunes Ratings

569 Ratings
Average Ratings
511
30
7
10
11

Simple and Great

By Sleepless in Stonybrook - Oct 08 2019
Read more
Rob covers a lot of topics from basic to advanced in an easy to listen to format

Great Podcast

By Nbe4u - May 22 2019
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Thank you so much for providing such a well rounded podcast on realistic finances.
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The Dough Roller Money Podcast

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The Dough Roller Money Podcast helps people make the most of their money. Through interviews, news, tips and resources, the show helps you take your finances to the next level. Whether you are just starting out, under a mountain of debt, or nearing retirement, the Dough Roller Podcast can help you achieve your financial goals. And remember, the best thing money can buy is financial freedom.

Rank #1: DR 024: How to Invest Like Warren Buffett [Interview withLarry Swedroe]

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This is the seventeenth day in our 31-Day Money Challenge. Over 31 days we’ll publish 31 podcasts, each designed to help you move closer to financial freedom. Yesterday we looked at why it’s important to invest like a business owner. In today’s podcast, we interview Larry Swedroe, author of Think, Act, and Invest Like Warren […]

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Jan 17 2014

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Rank #2: DR 217: How to Become a Millionaire the Hard Way

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In my weekly Forbes column, I published an article on how to become a millionaire in under 20 years. There’s no mystery to it. Save a reasonable amount of money each month (maxing out a 401k will get the job done) and invest it wisely in low cost index funds. Done and done. And then […]

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Jul 13 2016

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Rank #3: DR 296--The 7 Levels of Financial Freedom

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We examine the 7 levels of financial freedom.

Apr 02 2018

34mins

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Rank #4: DR 090: Roth vs. Traditional IRA or 401k: The Math Behind This Important Decision

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It’s without a doubt the most frequent question I receive from readers of this blog. People want to know whether they should put their retirement savings in a Roth vs traditional IRA or 401k. I’ve written a lot about these retirement options. If you are new to retirement accounts, I’d suggest you start by reading […]

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Jul 22 2014

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Rank #5: Betterment vs. Wealthfront

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Two of the biggest robo advisors are Betterment and WealthFront.  At first glance they may appear to be virtually identical.  Both create diversified portfolios with similar low cost ETFs.  Both rebalance your portfolio, reinvest your dividends, and offer tax loss harvesting.  Both have slick, easy to use websites. But there are some significant differences between […]

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Jan 15 2015

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Rank #6: DR 040: How Best to Use a Backdoor Roth IRA

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Even if you exceed the income limits for contribution to a Roth IRA, you may still be able to take advantage of this excellent additional retirement account option. You can work through what’s called a “backdoor Roth,” which basically means that you convert traditional IRA contributions into a Roth IRA. The process gets a little […]

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Feb 21 2014

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Rank #7: DR 198: The 3 Ingredients to Building Lasting Wealth

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Building wealth isn’t rocket science. Sure it can be hard to spend less than you make. And investing can be a bit overwhelming at first. But the math behind wealth is really simple. It only has three ingredients. And that’s true whether you’re Warren Buffett or a school teacher. It doesn’t matter how much you […]

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Nov 30 2015

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Rank #8: DR 130: The #1 Way to Save Money Is . . .

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The many ways to save money are limited only by our imagination. That’s why I asked the readers of the Dough Roller Newsletter their #1 money saving tip. In past weeks they have given some great replies to other questions: What is your favorite book about money? Where do you keep your emergency fund? What […]

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Nov 22 2014

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Rank #9: DR 195: Maxing Out Retirement Accounts

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Everywhere you look, experts are telling you to contribute to your retirement accounts. Whether it’s advice from newspapers, blogs, financial planners, or friends, any advice that is worth taking must include planning for retirement. Why? Because it’s that important! Over time, setting aside a small portion of your monthly income can mean the difference between living a comfortable retirement and […]

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Nov 04 2015

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Rank #10: DR 039: Mutual Funds vs. ETFs–Does it Really Matter?

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Following the conclusion of my 31-Day Money Challenge, I’ve had several people email me about the difference between mutual funds and ETFs (exchange traded funds). A quick review of opinions online may lead some to think ETFs are better than mutual funds. There is a lot of information suggesting, for example, that ETFs are less […]

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Feb 19 2014

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Rank #11: DR 084: Where To Invest When You’ve Maxed Out Contributions To Retirement Accounts

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It’s a good problem to have. You’ve maxed out your 401k and IRA contributions for the year and you still have some more cash to invest. What are your options? That’s the situation a reader named Harout recently emailed me about: I am a little obsessed with your podcasts. I listen to about one a […]

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Jul 07 2014

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Rank #12: DR 100: 100 Ways to Improve Your Finances (Most in Under 10 Minutes)

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To commemorate the 100th episode of the Dough Roller podcast, I pulled together 100 ways to improve your finances. Let’s get started. 1. Balance your checkbook: Balancing a checkbook helps you focus on where you’ve spent your money and it ensures your bank hasn’t made any mistakes. With the help of budgeting tools such as […]

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Aug 22 2014

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Rank #13: 5 Reasons Never to Pay Off a Mortgage Early (and 1 Reason You Must)

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Whether to pay off a mortgage early is an important decision. For some it’s a question of whether to allocate some extra cash each month to the mortgage. For others it’s a question of whether to pay off the home loan all at once. The lump sum approach often becomes an option from an inheritance […]

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Mar 27 2015

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Rank #14: DR 053: Should You Lease or Buy a Car?

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Recently, a reader named John wrote in asking about leasing vs. buying a car. Here is John’s question: I was wondering what your input is in regard to buying vehicles? For example, I’m in the process right now of selling a vehicle for a good buck. Would you suggest reinvesting this money in a used […]

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Apr 14 2014

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Rank #15: DR 082: How Much Should You Be Saving for Retirement?

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Exactly how much should you be saving for retirement? It seems that everybody has an opinion on this deceptively simple question. Actually, it is simple to answer, so long as you understand the implications of your choices. To address this question, we are going to look at the standard rules of thumb on retirement savings. […]

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Jul 01 2014

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Rank #16: DR 171: How to Retire at 40 – Interview With Chris of Eat the Financial Elephant

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Since launching the podcast in 2013, I’ve had the chance to interview folks about early retirement. It started with Mr. Money Mustache, who retired at the ripe old age of 30. Then we had Todd Tresidder on the show, a former hedge fund manager who retired at 35. More recently, we talked to Jason of […]

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Apr 14 2015

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Rank #17: DR 230: 11 Surprising Facts about Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

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Health Savings Accounts offer a tax advantaged way to pay for medical expenses. They only apply with high deductible health insurance plans. But if you have one, they can be used for everything from emergencies to retirement. We explain how in this episode.

Dec 01 2016

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Rank #18: DR 165: Financial Freedom Calculator - How Much Should You Save?

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How much should you be saving? It’s a question that we ask a lot, and there are a number of rules of thumb. One answer is based on the 50/20/30 budgeting system. Popularized by Senator Elizabeth Warren, this rule of thumb suggests we should be saving 20% of our income. Any general guideline, however, has […]

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Mar 02 2015

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Rank #19: DR 236: How to Build Wealth on Any Income

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In part one of our series on how to build wealth on any income, we look at the importance of the net worth statement. We explore how our monthly budget affects our net worth, and the importance of compounding.

Jan 02 2017

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Rank #20: DR 068: The 50-20-30 Budget

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How can the numbers 50, 20, and 30 help you manage your finances? Today, we’re going to talk about the 50-20-30 rule of budgeting. A company called LearnVest popularized this rule of budgeting recently, but it’s been around long before them. I’ve seen many financial experts write about it, as well. The bottom line is […]

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May 23 2014

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Podcast 323: Debt Consolidation Quiz

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Debt sucks--true or false? You may be surprised to hear our answer to this first quiz question and you may find yourself pleasantly surprised at how fun a quiz could be. You'll likely take away valuable information and maybe even change your perspective on debt.

Dec 30 2019

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Podcast 322: What Can An Investment Advisor Do For You? Interview with Steve Utkus at Vanguard

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Investment advice is everywhere. Some advice you'll find for free but if you're looking for professional advice, tailored to your financial situation and goals, you may have to pay for it. Is it worth investing in? We talk to Vanguard's Steve Utkus about assessing the value of advice.

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https://www.doughroller.net/investing/hire-investment-advisor-manage-investments/

Oct 24 2019

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Podcast 321: Interview with Chris Mamula, Author of Choose FI

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Think Retiring Early is Just for the Wealthy? Think Again. Chris Mamula, author of Choose FI, achieved financial independence at a young age with a middle class salary. Here's his story.

Oct 10 2019

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Podcast 320: Sequence of Returns

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Stay calm and don't run from a bear. The same holds true in a bear market. In fact, the next serious market crash could be the best thing to happen to your investment portfolio.

Sep 26 2019

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DR Podcast 319: FIRE Math

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In this episode we're going to talk about the simple math behind the FIRE movement (Financial Independence, Retire Early). How do you even start to think about how much money you'll need when you're ready to retire? The good thing is, it's easier to figure out than you might think. Plus, Rob talks about his new book, which is now available on pre-order.

Sep 09 2019

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DR 318: Home Documents You Should keep

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In this episode, Rob discusses the process of buying a home (he just bought one!) But how should he (and you) keep track of important documents? Rob created a shared spreadsheet that you can use to keep track of everything important related to his home.

Jul 29 2019

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DR 317: The Latte Factor Revisited

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In this episode, Rob gets theoretical: How much control do we actually have over our financial situation? Rob tackles the issue, and dives into the Latte Factor - the idea that if you stop buying your cup of coffee at Starbucks you'll end up with a million dollars in 40 years. Is that true, or does it rest on unrealistic assumptions?

Jul 08 2019

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DR 316: My Cash Back Rewards Strategy

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In this episode, Rob talks about his plan to generate a million dollars in wealth through cash back rewards. He tries to strike a balance between maximizing cash rewards while maintaining simplicity by using just one credit card.

He walks us through which cards he's using, discusses Ebates, and shares his wisdom on earning cash back.

Jun 18 2019

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DR 315: Investment Fees - Do They Matter?

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In this episode, Rob talks about investment fees and whether they really matter. Are fees important, or are the returns what we should be focusing on? Rob also takes a detour to discuss the Secure Act - a piece of legislation that would make changes to retirement accounts. Find out how it would affect you if it passes.

Jun 05 2019

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DR 314: How to Leave Your Expensive Investment Advisor

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In this podcast, Rob takes a deep dive into what you get when you pay high advisory fees. He compares the Fidelity Freedom 2050 target retirement fund with the similar Vanguard 2050 retirement fund. He ends off with three questions to ask yourself before you leave an expensive managed investment fund:

  • Is my advisor’s strategy truly adding value to my portfolio?
  • Am I comfortable having all my money in just three or four funds? 
  • How will I handle it when my portfolio underperforms? 

May 16 2019

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DR 313: Health Savings Accounts

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In this episode, Rob talks about Health Savings Accounts. He calls them "one of the best tax-advantaged accounts" you could have - he tells us why he has one and why you should too. Oh, and if you want to watch it on Youtube, the the podcast has a video new format - check it out!

Apr 29 2019

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DR 312: Balance Transfer Credit Cards

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In this episode, Rob discusses Balance Transfer Credit Cards. What are they, what aren't they. How to use them, how not to use them. Trick, traps. And everything else you should think about when you consider applying for a balance transfer credit card. He also answers some listener questions about the latest Flywheel episode and more.

Apr 04 2019

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DR 311: The Flywheel

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In this episode, Rob answers listener questions about REIT funds and the Smart Beta. He also discusses the Flywheel, which describes investing as difficult to get started but easy thereafter. It’s a fun episode - enjoy!

Mar 21 2019

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DR 310: Listener Q&A

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In this episode Rob discusses four questions from readers focusing on investing for retirement. Oh, and his book is hitting the shelves soon - be sure to check it out!

Mar 07 2019

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DR 309: The Progress Principle

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In this episode, Rob discusses The Progress Principle, coined by Teresa Amabile and Steven Kramer, and gives advice on how to apply it to your financial life. From tracking your net worth to using the debt snowball to rid yourself of debt, Rob gives you the tools you need to progress in your financial life.

Feb 07 2019

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DR 308: Stock Vs Bond Allocation

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In this episode, Rob dives deep into best practices for asset allocation. Hint: There's no one right answer - everyone will have a strategy that works best for their own personal needs. But use the tools Rob gives you to figure out your own stocks vs. bonds allocation.

Jan 17 2019

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DR 307: Mental Models

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Dec 19 2018

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DR 306: YNAB and eMoney

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In this episode, Rob discussed a couple of financial tools he finds useful that can help you with budgeting, retirement planning, and much much more. One of the tools you might be familiar with, the other maybe not. As always, he hopes this episode will help you in your quest for financial freedom.

Nov 26 2018

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DR Podcast 305: Surviving A Bad Market

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The markets declined recently. We all lost money, on paper. We all started to worry. and we questioned everything. In this episode, Rob talks about the psychology of facing a downturn in the stock market.

Nov 11 2018

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DR Podcast 304: The FIRE Movement

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In this episode, Rob asks what's more important within the FIRE movement - the FI (Financial Independence) or the RE (Retiring Early). He also discusses the future of the movement in the face of the next bear market.

Oct 28 2018

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iTunes Ratings

569 Ratings
Average Ratings
511
30
7
10
11

Simple and Great

By Sleepless in Stonybrook - Oct 08 2019
Read more
Rob covers a lot of topics from basic to advanced in an easy to listen to format

Great Podcast

By Nbe4u - May 22 2019
Read more
Thank you so much for providing such a well rounded podcast on realistic finances.