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Money Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life

Money Girl provides short and friendly business, personal finance, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction. From the creators of Grammar Girl at QuickandDirtyTips.com.

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BONUS: Introducing "When to Jump"

Check out this bonus episode from our new podcast, When to Jump! Learn more at www.whentojump.com/podcast

30mins

10 Nov 2017

Rank #1

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257 MG 5 Clever Ways to Save More Money

Tips to keep more money so you can use it wisely

9mins

27 Nov 2013

Rank #2

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550 - 8 Tactics to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

While escaping the cycle of living paycheck-to-paycheck isn’t easy, it’s possible to get ahead by changing your mindset, examining your lifestyle, and creating new habits. Once you free up even a small amount of discretionary income each month, it’s possible to build a better financial life with more security and less stress. And tune in for bonus tips from The Penny Hoarder on saving money on your power bills this summer. More at The Penny Hoarder: https://bit.ly/2tAnPnJ Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/8-tactics-to-stop-living-paycheck-to-paycheck Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

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27 Jun 2018

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568 - A 6-Step Guide to Managing Your Student Loans

In this excerpt from Laura's new book, "Debt-Free Blueprint: How to Get Out of Debt and Build a Financial Life You Love," you'll get solid tips to manage student loans wisely and use lesser-known strategies to make education debt much more affordable. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/a-6-step-guide-to-managing-your-student-loans Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

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14 Nov 2018

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463 MG How to Spend Less on Clothes (and Build a Better Wardrobe)

Want a great wardrobe but don't want to spend a fortune building it? Laura gives men and women 8 smart tips to spend less on clothes and build a better wardrobe at the same time. You’ll learn how to create a wardrobe strategy, know what’s a good deal, find deeper discounts, and understand how to care for what you buy the right way so it lasts longer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2bIvRo3

16mins

24 Aug 2016

Rank #5

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479 MG Money-Saving Hacks to Beat the System

Laura interviews David Pogue, author of the new book, Pogue’s Basics: Money – Essential Tips and Shortcuts (That No One Bothers to Tell You) About Beating the System. You'll take away easy ways to outsmart retailers, leverage savings programs, and keep more of your hard-earned money, no matter how much or little you have. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2i8iVJb

21mins

4 Jan 2017

Rank #6

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574 - 10 Horrible Habits That Keep You from Growing Rich

Are these 10 counterproductive behaviors sabotaging your financial future? To do more with your money, you have to acknowledge (and lose) your bad habits. TRANSCRIPT: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/10-horrible-habits-that-keep-you-from-growing-rich | Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts JOIN THE CONVERSATION: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT | Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

19mins

1 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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540 - Tricks to Travel More With Less Money and Time

If you love the idea of traveling, but don't think you have enough money or time to get away, it’s time to reframe your mindset about chasing adventure. Whether you can only get away for long weekends or take extended tours, find out the tricks experienced travelers use to see the world on a budget. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/tricks-to-travel-more-with-less-money-and-time Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

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18 Apr 2018

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576 - Pay Off Debt or Save? Your Step-by-Step Guide for Making Smart Money Decisions

Not sure whether to save, pay off debt, or invest for retirement? Use this 5-step guide to make smart money decisions. It will help you leverage your financial resources, reduce stress, and build wealth as quickly as possible.Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/loans/pay-off-debt-or-save-your-5-step-guide-for-making-smart-money-decisionsCheck out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows:www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcastsFOLLOW MONEY GIRLFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

26mins

16 Jan 2019

Rank #9

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608 - 5 Ways to Cut Household Expenses and Save Money

Stop leaving money on the table and save on items you're already buying. Here are five clever ways to spend less without making big sacrifices. This episode includes a clip from Money Girl's guest appearance on the first episode of The Save Space podcast where Laura and host Kelly Sutton chat about about a variety of tips, including managing your household expenses. Read the transcript at https://quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/cut-household-expenses Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

30mins

24 Sep 2019

Rank #10

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200 MG Strategies to Build Wealth on a Budget

Learn how to become rich by slowly growing your wealth over time. Get four strategies to build your personal fortune and create financial security even if you're on a budget.

8mins

2 Apr 2014

Rank #11

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538 - 7 Micro Habits That Create Financial Success

Find out what a micro habit is and how to use them to improve your financial life. They require minimal time, effort, and motivation, but can build up to huge, significant results when you make them part of your routine. Read the transcript at https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-finance/saving-spending/7-micro-habits-that-create-financial-success Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

18mins

27 Aug 2019

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365 MG 7 Investment Rules to Make Money

Money Girl reveals 7 critical investing rules to make your money grow safely, and have a happy financial future.

9mins

6 Aug 2014

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412 MG Financial Q&A: Money Management Tips for Families

Answers to family finance questions including how to save for college, whether couples should combine accounts, and co-signing loans. Plus a bonus Q&A about using credit cards with the newest technology. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1hjU7dY

14mins

5 Aug 2015

Rank #14

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373 MG 5 Decisions Millennials Must Make to Grow Rich

Discover how to overcome common financial challenges and grow rich by making 5 important decisions. Get the Money Girl book at http://MoneyGirlBook.com. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/ZWPqhY

12mins

27 May 2015

Rank #15

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558 - Your Guide to Getting a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC)

If you're a homeowner you might wonder if it's a good idea to dip into your equity using a HELOC. What's a HELOC? How do you get one? And should you use one to pay off a primary mortgage faster? A list of pros and cons to consider. Read the transcript at Check out all the Quick and Dirty Tips shows: www.quickanddirtytips.com/podcasts FOLLOW MONEY GIRL Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT Twitter: https://twitter.com/LauraAdams

21mins

29 Aug 2018

Rank #16

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426 MG 7 Credit Score Traps You Should Avoid

Don't let common credit pitfalls hurt your financial life! Laura answer reader questions and covers 7 credit traps that could upset your personal finances if you’re not looking out for them. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1WV1whw

16mins

11 Nov 2015

Rank #17

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394 MG Creating a Backdoor Roth IRA

If you make too much to be eligible to contribute to a Roth IRA, Money Girl explains how to create a backdoor Roth IRA - and whether this is a smart move for your situation and financial needs. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1CbobOB

11mins

25 Mar 2015

Rank #18

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376 MG How to Make More Money

Money Girl reveals ways to make more money that doesn’t involve getting a second or third job—or even going back to school for an advanced degree. Listen on for 5 tips and plenty of useful info. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/102YeBO

8mins

29 Oct 2014

Rank #19