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Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.

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Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.

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STOCKS!

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Motley Fool Answers

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Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.

Investing Mailbag with Jason Moser

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Jason Moser joins us to answer your investing-related questions like buying your first stock, comparing ETFs and mutual fund performance, moving to cash, and his favorite investing books.

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May 01 2018

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What's the Deal With China?

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The potential for a Trade War with China continues to dominate the headlines. With the help of Scott Kennedy of the Center for Strategic and International Studies we'll talk about what it means for us as consumers and investors.

Apr 24 2018

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How to Become Financially Independent by Your 30s

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With the help of Jonathan Mendonsa and Brad Barrett, the guys behind the popular ChooseFI website and podcast, we’re going to learn more about the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement and how you can gain financial independence to create the life you want.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool. Go to www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 off your first job post.

Oct 09 2018

47mins

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5 Common Myths About Paying for College

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With the help of financial advisors from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org, we’re going to debunk the most common myths about applying for student aid and paying for college. We’ll also talk about the point when investment returns outweigh your contributions to your retirement stash and what you should do about it.

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Apr 10 2018

47mins

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Thunderdome of Stocks

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We’re pitting the most recent graduates of The Motley Fool’s Investor Development Program against each other in a stock pitching battle. Four stocks enter. You vote for the winner.

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Oct 22 2019

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It’s Not Too Late to Put Your Financial Life in Order

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New York Times reporter John Schwartz joins us to talk about his book, “This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order,” and Bro shares 5 investing lessons from the fall of General Electric.

May 08 2018

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Share the Love of Investing

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We learn from two Motley Fool members on how they are sharing the love of investing with their kids—and how you can do it, too.

Thanks to Away for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code fool to get $20 off a suitcase!

Aug 21 2018

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July Mailbag: Advice for College Students, Basics of Buybacks, Dividend Stocks

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We’re tackling your investing questions with the help of Motley Fool Analysts Jason Moser and Abi Malin including whether you should sell your winners, how to learn more about financial statements, voting versus non-voting shares, and more.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Go to www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 off your first job post.

Jul 31 2018

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When the Stuff You Own Starts to Own You

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This week we’re all about stuff: Why so many of us have too much of it, how harmful it can be, and what you can do to get rid of it (or help a love one).

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Sep 11 2018

32mins

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February Mailbag of Love

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This month we’ll answer your questions about financial planning tools, investing in peer-to-peer lending, annuities, Social Security divorce benefits, and more. What was that ridiculous url Bro said again? www.calcxml.com/calculators/retirement-planning?xkm=606.

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Feb 27 2018

42mins

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Advice for Selling a House

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In the next in our series on major money events, Ross Anderson of Motley Fool Wealth Management shares his advice and personal experience when it comes to selling a house.

Sponsor link: $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool

May 14 2019

46mins

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Foolish Guide to Buying a Home

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Home sweet home or a money-pit nightmare? Ross Anderson, a planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, joins us for the third installment of our series that tackles major life events -- this time to help you navigate how to (or whether to) buy that sweet little house you've been dreaming of.

Apr 09 2019

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October Mailbag of Investing Goodies

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Instead of candy, we’re going to fill your pillowcase with your investing-related answers to your questions, such as how much should you allocate across market caps, how much is too much Apple or Netflix, what is Berkshire without Buffett, and much more.

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Oct 30 2018

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September Mailbag: Inheriting Stocks, Dividends, Inverse ETFs, and More

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We're joined this month by Sean Gates from Motley Fool Wealth Management who will help us answer your questions about tax issues related to inheriting stocks and dividends, shorting the market with inverse ETFs, and much more.

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Sep 25 2018

42mins

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How to Be Happier and Have Less Stress and Anxiety

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Whether you’re experiencing stress over money, your job, relationships, or politics, Pete Shalek, the Founder of Joyable, joins us to talk about ways to reduce your anxiety and be a happier person. We’ll also talk about people increasingly cashing out their 401(k)s early and play a game of Would You Rather. Thanks to Audible for supporting our podcast.

Get a free audiobook with a free 30-day trial at audible.com/FOOL or text FOOL to 500-500.

Feb 06 2018

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Deconstructing the 4% Rule

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Bro interviews financial-planning expert Wade Pfau about the assumptions underlying the 4% safe withdrawal rate in retirement, and whether they’re still valid. And Alison discusses whether an elite college degree is worth the price.

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Mar 19 2019

41mins

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How High Will Cannabis Stocks Go?

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Get it? Weed jokes! With the help of Motley Fool Canada Analyst, David Kretzmann, we’re going to dig deep into the investing thesis of the burgeoning cannabis industry.

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Nov 06 2018

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How Much Do You Need to Retire?

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Most Americans have only a vague idea of how much they should be saving. Jeanne Thompson, Head of Workplace Solutions Thought Leadership at Fidelity Investments, explains the company’s age-based savings guidelines, the cost of health care in retirement, and how retirement planning can present more challenges for women.

Aug 20 2019

41mins

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Alternative Investing for your IRA

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You can’t invest in Beanie Babies, but you can invest in more than just stocks and bonds in your IRA. Eric Satz of AltoIRA joins us to discuss alternative investing options for your retirement accounts.

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Apr 23 2019

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Global Investing Trends You May Be Overlooking

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Motley Fool Australia's Scott Phillips joins us with a global perspective on some of the trends driving opportunities for investors right now. We'll also talk about the big takeaways from Warren Buffett's annual letter to shareholders and get an insider's guide for traveling to Australia.

Mar 06 2018

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What's the Deal with Venture Capital?

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Ollen Douglass, the head of Motley Fool Ventures, joins us to explain the world of venture capital and Bro delivers his end of year financial checklist.

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Dec 03 2019

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November Mailbag with a Side of Stuffing

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This month we’re answering your questions about the wash-sale rule, Finnish tax law (yes, seriously), evaluating ETFs, and more.

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Nov 26 2019

42mins

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A Westerner’s Guide to China

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We’re joined by Motley Fool Analyst Ben Ra to discuss how China’s history influences its mindset on capitalism and business.

Thanks to Audible for supporting The Motley Fool Podcasts. For a limited time, get 3 months of Audible for $6.95 a month at audible.com/FOOL or text FOOL to 500500.

Nov 19 2019

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Spreading Like FIRE

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The ChooseFI Guys are back to talk about their new book and a documentary about the growing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement.

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  • Netsuite: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool.
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Nov 12 2019

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A Proper English Brexit

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This week we’re joined by Sam Robson from Motley Fool UK to explain the ongoing drama as the UK negotiates to leave the EU. We ask the embarrassing questions so you don’t have to.

Nov 05 2019

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October Mailbag

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We're answering your questions around the scariest of subjects: Taxes! The kiddie tax, tax implications of retiring overseas, do you really have to pay taxes on every little dividend, and more. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to SAOffer.Fool.com

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Oct 29 2019

51mins

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Thunderdome of Stocks

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We’re pitting the most recent graduates of The Motley Fool’s Investor Development Program against each other in a stock pitching battle. Four stocks enter. You vote for the winner.

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Oct 22 2019

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How Couples Can Make it Work

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We're joined by Jennifer Petriglieri, author of Couples That Work, to discuss her research on how dual-career couples can successfully navigate the tough transitions in life and ultimately thrive together.

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Oct 15 2019

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Gaming, ESports, and Kids These Days

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Jason Moser is back as we talk about investing in gaming companies and esports (and come to the realization that we, too, are gamers). To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com

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Oct 08 2019

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Make the Most of Your 403(b)

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Dan Otter and Scott Dauenhauer of 403bwise.org explain how to navigate the shark-infested waters of retirement plans for teachers and other non-profit employees. And Alison relays her lessons from the WeWork IPO debacle. (To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com.) 

Oct 01 2019

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September Mailbag

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Get on the bus, kiddos! We're going to combat the summer slide with our biggest mailbag yet.  We're answering your questions about selling grandpa's stocks, stop-loss orders, retiring on $1.5 million, and more.

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Sep 24 2019

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How Are Americans Really Coping with College Costs?

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We're joined by Caitlin Zaloom, NYU professor and author of Indebted: How Families Make College Work at Any Cost. Her research explores the financial and moral conflicts Americans face when paying for college.

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  • Download Netsuite's FREE guide, "Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits" today at NetSuite.com/fool
  • Get the money you need to run your small business. Go to Kabbage.com to get started. Credit lines subject to review and change. Individual requests for capital are separate installment loans issued by Celtic Bank, Member FDIC.

Sep 17 2019

42mins

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The Battle of the Streaming Stars

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With the help of Motley Fool analyst Jason Moser, we're going to look at the state of video streaming including new offerings from Disney, Apple, and more. Does increased competition signal the decline of Netflix?

Sep 10 2019

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The Most Common Financial Mistakes

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Josh Strange, CFP, joins us to talk about the most frequent foibles he encounters as a financial advisor. Also, why paying $800,000 to cast a hex on the SEC never pays off, and how a frugal carpenter has sent 33 kids to college.

Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool

Sep 03 2019

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August Mailbag

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Abi Malin, Motley Fool Analyst, joins us to answer your questions including how to separate the wheat from the chaff on your watchlist, owning a home versus renting, the deal with dividends, and more.

Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool

Aug 27 2019

42mins

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How Much Do You Need to Retire?

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Most Americans have only a vague idea of how much they should be saving. Jeanne Thompson, Head of Workplace Solutions Thought Leadership at Fidelity Investments, explains the company’s age-based savings guidelines, the cost of health care in retirement, and how retirement planning can present more challenges for women.

Aug 20 2019

41mins

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FoolFest 2019 Day 2 - Investing Boogaloo

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Let’s head back for Day 2 of FoolFest where we’re going to sit in on a session of Foolish Analysts sharing their top stock recommendations.

Sponsor Link: $50 off your first job post. Linkedin.com/fool

Aug 13 2019

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FoolFest 2019 - Making Sense of the Market

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We’re sneaking you into FoolFest 2019 so you can learn investing insights from Motley Fool analyst alongside hundreds of your closest investing friends you haven’t met yet.

Sponsor Link: Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool

Aug 06 2019

36mins

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Reindeer in July Mailbag

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It’s the July Mailbag where we answer your questions about dividends, deciphering your ROTH/traditional 401k components, buying on margin, how to find a financial planner, and more.

Sponsor link: Thanks to DataSiteOne from Merrill Corporation for supporting our show. To learn more and sign up for a free demo, go to merrillcorp.com/fool.

Jul 30 2019

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5 Financial Statistics that Scared the Heck Out of Us

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Fool.com contributor Maurie Backman joins us to share the scariest financial statistics she’s encountered.

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Jul 23 2019

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