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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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You Guys Rock!!!!

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

STOCKS!

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

iTunes Ratings

557 Ratings
Average Ratings
466
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18

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!

By DogonSiereht - Aug 29 2019
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Love the show! I have a will!
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Motley Fool Answers

Latest release on Jan 28, 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: How Do You Compare to the Average Holiday Shopper?

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We're joined by the Katherine Cullen of the National Retail Federation to talk about holiday shopping trends, spending, and more.

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Dec 10 2019

42mins

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Rank #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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

22mins

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Rank #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 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 #10: 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 #11: 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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  • Download Netsuite's FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool.
  • Thanks to Brave for supporting our channel. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at brave.com/FOOL.

Dec 03 2019

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

40mins

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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

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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

34mins

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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

30mins

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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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Jeepers! It's the January Mailbag!

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Motley Fool Wealth Financial Advisor Sean Gates joins us for our first mailbag of 2020. We'll be answering your questions about how much to pay for financial planning advice, asset allocation as retirement approaches, improving your company's 401k options, and more.

Jan 28 2020

43mins

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Marie Kondo Your Money

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It’s our annual clean-up-your-financial-stuff-and-get-organized episode. This year we have the help of Dayana Yochim from HerMoney with tips and tricks for tidying up your accounts, portfolio, documents, and life in general.

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Jan 21 2020

46mins

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Make Work Work for You in 2020

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The Motley Fool's VP of People Insights, Kara Chambers, joins us to talk about what makes us feel fulfilled at work and shares hacks to improve your job situation in 2020. Also! We're hiring at The Motley Fool! Learn more at https://careers.fool.com

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Jan 14 2020

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Five-Minute Money Maximizers for a Richer 2020

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Having more money in the future can be as easy as taking a handful of simple steps today that can be done in only a few minutes. We’re also going to find out what tools Fools use to stay on track with their spending and investing goals and look back on the wellness trends of the last decade.

Jan 07 2020

36mins

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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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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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How Do You Compare to the Average Holiday Shopper?

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We're joined by the Katherine Cullen of the National Retail Federation to talk about holiday shopping trends, spending, and more.

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Dec 10 2019

42mins

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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.

Sponsored links:

  • Download Netsuite's FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool.
  • Thanks to Brave for supporting our channel. Change your browser experience today by switching to Brave at brave.com/FOOL.

Dec 03 2019

42mins

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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

35mins

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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

51mins

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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

38mins

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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

49mins

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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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  • Thanks Zapier. zapier.com/fool for a free 14-day trial. And get the money you need to run your small business.
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Oct 15 2019

37mins

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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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  • Go to Grammarly.com/fool to get 20% off your Grammarly premium account today.
  • Download their FREE guide, “Seven Key Strategies to Grow your Profits” today at NetSuite.com/fool

Oct 08 2019

46mins

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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

52mins

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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

50mins

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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

44mins

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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!