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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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It’s always a pleasure listening to y’all and your guest. Very delightful!!

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You Guys Rock!!!!

By Freaky Frogster - Dec 21 2019
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It’s always a pleasure listening to y’all and your guest. Very delightful!!

STOCKS!

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Motley Fool Answers

Latest release on Aug 11, 2020

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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.

Rank #1: Mailbag Episode Decades in the Making

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It’s a big investing-a-palooza as we finish the year with a mailbag of your STOCKS!-focused questions with help from The Motley Fool’s Chief Investment Officer, Andy Cross.

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Dec 31 2019

48mins

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Rank #2: Five Years of Answers: The Highs, Lows, and Everything In-Between

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It's our 5th Anniversary Episode! We're joined by former Answerer and now personal finance expert at HerMoney, Dayana Yochim, to talk about the money trends that defined the last five years.

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Dec 17 2019

42mins

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Rank #3: Happier at Work in 2018: Land the Job of Your Dreams

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One way to be happier (and healthier, and wealthier) is to get a better job. With the help of The Motley Fool’s team of ace recruiters, we’re going to discuss how to stand out from the crowd and get a shiny new job.

Thanks to Harry’s for supporting The Motley Fool. Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Jan 23 2018

36mins

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Rank #4: Wealthier in 2018: 7 Things to Do in Under 15 Minutes

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Bro shares seven things that you can do in 15 minutes or less to be wealthier in 2018 and beyond. We’ll also take a look back at how the market did in 2017 and what the experts say you should expect in 2018.

Jan 09 2018

33mins

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Rank #5: How I Achieved an 814 Credit Score

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We’re joined by a Motley Fool analyst who will share his story of how he went from a lousy credit score to a stellar one. We’ll also answer your question about when to tell if you’re over-concentrated in a sector and play a round of “Can I throw it out already?!”

Apr 11 2017

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Rank #6: 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.

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

Mar 19 2019

41mins

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Rank #7: Culture Crusher or Crushed by Culture?

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There is plenty of evidence showing the link between a strong company culture and stock performance. But what if a great culture goes bad? Bryan Hinmon, Chief Investment Officer of Motley Fool Asset Management discusses the red flags of a corporate culture on the decline.

Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Get the FREE guide, “Crushing the Five Barriers to Growth”, at NetSuite.com/FOOL.

Dec 11 2018

31mins

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Rank #8: 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

50mins

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Rank #9: January Mailbag: Timing the Market, Time in the Market, and First-Time Dads

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This month we're answering your questions about tricks for timing the market (spoiler: there aren't any), allocation advice if you're coming up on retirement, and how you shouldn't feel guilty about putting your retirement over your kid's college fund.

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Jan 29 2019

48mins

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Rank #10: Marshaling All Your Resources for Retirement

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Bro interviews Larry Swedroe, co-author of “Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement.” And Alison challenges Bro and Rick to guess the prices of the weirdest products at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show.

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

Jan 15 2019

54mins

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Rank #11: You Should Ask for a Raise – Yes, You

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With the economy humming along and the employment rate so low, we’re joined in the studio by Lee Burbage and Kara Chambers of The Motley Fool’s People Team with their advice on how and why you should ask for a raise.

Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Jul 17 2018

42mins

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Rank #12: 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.

Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool

May 01 2018

41mins

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Rank #13: 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

46mins

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Rank #14: Know When to Fold 'em: Foolish Selling Principles for Long-term Investors

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Motley Fool’s Chief Investing Officer, Andy Cross, and the advisor on Motley Fool’s Total Income service, Ron Gross, share their Foolish take on when to sell a stock. Filmed in front of a live FoolFest audience.

Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Aug 14 2018

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Rank #15: 5 More Reasons to Sell a Stock – It’s Not Me, It’s You

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We’re back with 5 more reasons to break up with an investment thanks to the help of Motley Fool Analyst Jason Moser. We’ll also answer your question about selling stocks to buy a new house and learn 3 money lessons from Elizabeth Taylor. Thanks to Harry’s for supporting the show.

Get your Free Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Nov 14 2017

40mins

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Rank #16: What’s the Big Deal with Bitcoin?

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Everywhere we turn people are talking about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Maybe it’s because Bitcoin has increased in value by over 400% this year alone. So what is a cryptocurrency anyway? How does it work? And are we missing the boat by not investing it in?

Nov 21 2017

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Rank #17: Foolish Guide to Having Kids

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We assume you already know how to make a baby (special hugs!), but do you know how to support one financially? For the second in our series that tackles major life events, Dan Messeca, a planner with Motley Fool Wealth Management, offers up advice on the money moves you should make and pitfalls to avoid when having kids.

Mar 12 2019

44mins

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Rank #18: FoolFest: 25 Years of Foolishness with Tom and David

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It’s time to take our annual trip out to FoolFest where you can listen in to the best parts of the conference without leaving the comforts of home. To celebrate our 25th anniversary of The Motley Fool, it’s an all-founder episode with Tom and David Gardner.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 credit toward your first job post.

Jul 24 2018

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Rank #19: More Organized in 2018: Advice from Extreme Cleaning Expert Matt Paxton

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Here's to being more organized in 2018 with advice from Matt Paxton, extreme cleaning expert from A&E's show Hoarders! We'll also answer your question about figuring out how much money you'll need in retirement.

Jan 02 2018

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Rank #20: Foolish Guide to Getting Married

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For the first in our series tackling major life events, Sean Gates from Motley Fool Wealth Management offers advice on managing your money and mistakes to avoid when getting married.

Thanks Audible! Get Power Moves by Adam Grant for free when you sign up for a free Audible trial at Audible.com/foolpower or text foolpower to 500 500.

Feb 12 2019

41mins

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7 Investing Sins

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Financial Planning Fool Amanda Kish joins us to discuss the things you should not do if you want to be a successful investor.

Aug 11 2020

35mins

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Mastering Money With the Budgetnista

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Tiffany Aliche explains how she went from being unemployed and in debt, to founding a multimillion-dollar business – all while providing life-changing financial education.

Aug 04 2020

41mins

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July Mailbag with Jason Moser

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Jason Moser joins us to answer your questions about trimming your winners, muni bond taxes, a War on Amazon basket of stocks, modern portfolio theory, and more.

Jul 28 2020

50mins

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Hacks, Scams, and ID Theft (Oh My!)

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Dan Kline joins us to talk about the recent Twitter hack, TikTok privacy concerns, and scams amidst the coronavirus pandemic.

Jul 21 2020

36mins

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They Learn It By Watching You, All Right?!

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Fool.com contributor, Brian Feroldi, joins us on how to teach kids of all ages about money and investing including conversation starters, key concepts, and more.

Jul 14 2020

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5 Ways the Pandemic Is Imperiling Retirement

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Bro explains why retirement planning will become even more challenging. And Alison reveals three lessons related the unveiling of the Fool’s new logo, including one from the best-performing stock of the past 25 years.

Jul 07 2020

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June Mailbag: Market Timing, Target Date Funds, and School Loans

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Ross Anderson of Motley Fool Wealth Management joins us to answer your questions of rollovers, RMDs, Roths, REITs, and things that don’t begin with R (such as the value of hiring a financial advisor).

Jun 30 2020

45mins

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The Rise of the Robinhood Trader

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Millions of people are opening their first brokerage account and giving day trading a try on sites like Robinhood. Motley Fool Contributing Analyst Matt Frankel joins us to talk about why now, how this will likely end, and whether it’s actually a good thing.

Jun 23 2020

36mins

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All About ESG Investing

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We’re joined by Motley Fool analyst Alyce Lomax to discuss how to evaluate companies based on their dedication to environmental, social, and corporate governance best practices.

Jun 16 2020

33mins

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Understanding the Black/White Wealth Gap in America

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Dr. Trevon Logan, from the Department of Economics at The Ohio State University, joins us to talk about reasons behind the wealth gap between black and white families in America.

Jun 09 2020

39mins

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Getting Real With Real Estate

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The real estate market is bigger than the stock market, yet most people don't invest in it. Fool real estate expert Matt Argersinger of Millionacres.com (a Motley Fool company) joins us to explain how the typical, non-tycoon person can begin to build their property empire... or at least earn attractive returns with tax benefits. Also, Alison discusses the future of where we'll work.

Jun 02 2020

37mins

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May [We All Stay Healthy] Mailbag

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Motley Fool Contributor Dan Caplinger joins us to answer your questions about the backdoor Roth IRA, navigating the new RMD rules, tax gain harvesting and more.

May 26 2020

48mins

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College After Coronavirus

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How has the college experience changed and what could it look like going forward? Bro explains how, for the near term, it will be more solo and less solo cups. However, In the long run, we might see much-needed disruption in higher education (for the better).

May 19 2020

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Which Companies Won’t Survive the Pandemic

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With the help of Motley Fool Contributor Dan Kline, we’ll talk about which companies are least likely to survive the financial fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. 

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May 12 2020

38mins

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Moms Deserve a Little Financial Self Care

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This week we're joined by Chelsea Brennan, founder of the Smart Money Mamas blog, on how handling your money can be the ultimate form of self care and bro delivers the highlights from the Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting.

May 05 2020

35mins

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April Mailbag: Backdoor Roth, Dividend Aristocrats, and How to Write a Song

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This month we’re answering your questions about the wash sale rule, preferred stock, retirement accounts for the self-employed, and more with the help of Motley Fool Contributor Asit Sharma.

Apr 28 2020

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Financial Help: Where to Get It. How to Give it.

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Dann Albright from The Ascent joins us to share the many places you can receive or give financial relief during the coronavirus crisis.  Learn more at mot.ly/covidhelp

Apr 21 2020

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5 Common Investor Questions [Mostly] Answered

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Motley Fool contributor Brian Feroldi joins us to talk about the most common questions he’s hearing from individual investors amidst the financial fallout of COVID-19. Have we hit the bottom of the market? Should I buy airline stocks?... and more.

Apr 14 2020

41mins

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Why You Should Care About the CARES Act

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Bro outlines eight provisions of the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Security Act that may fortify your finances for the coming year.

Apr 07 2020

33mins

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March On Mailbag

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We're social distancing but still dispensing answers to your questions about investing and keeping your financial goals on track amidst record volatility.

Mar 31 2020

51mins

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iTunes Ratings

557 Ratings
Average Ratings
466
41
23
9
18

You Guys Rock!!!!

By Freaky Frogster - Dec 21 2019
Read more
It’s always a pleasure listening to y’all and your guest. Very delightful!!

STOCKS!

By DogonSiereht - Aug 29 2019
Read more
Love the show! I have a will!