How to Master Your Wealth, Gangsta Style!

Gangsta Finance

Don’t manage your money like an old white dude. Manage your money like a gansta! Learn how via our rap video and new book, Mastering Mint.

An Interview with Mark Deal of Foreign Investor Resource Group

Mark Deal

We interview Mark Deal who founded a company that connects overseas investors with Americans who want to start businesses and create new jobs.

Where to Put Your Money First

Bank

Which of your financial obligations should you meet first, loans, investing, credit cards? Learn where to best allocate your money.

When To Invest and When to Just Save

"Wealth can only be accumulated by the earnings of industry and the savings of frugality." —John Tyler

At LMM we bang the drum loudly in favor of investing over saving. But are there times when it’s better to just save? We’ll find out today.

Uninvested: Understanding the Pitfalls of Wall St

Uninvested: Understanding the Pitfalls of Wall St.

Today we interview Bobby Monks and Justin Jaffy about their book, Uninvested and understanding the pitfalls of Wall Street.

Financial Lessons Learned From The Game of Monopoly

Monopoly top hat

Did you play Monopoly with your family when you were a kid? If you did, you probably learned some valuable financial lessons, even if you tipped the board when you lost. Personal finance isn’t a game but there are lessons to be learned from the game of Monopoly.

Understanding Economic Bubbles

Economic Bubbles

 There are a lot of personal finance terms that are thrown around that many of us don’t really understand so when we hear them, we just nod and smile. But LMM is all about education so we’re going to devote this episode to understanding financial bubbles.

Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning with Tyler

Tyler White: Military Attorney

We receive a lot of questions on these topics so we brought in an expert. Today we discuss wills, trusts, and estate planning with Tyler.

To Roth or Not to Roth? That is the Question

"To Roth or not to Roth"

In this episode we answer another listener question about whether he should invest in a Traditional 401k, a Roth 401k, or both.

The Case Against Active Trading

"If you are not willing to own a stock for 10 years, don't even think about owning it for 10 minutes." —Warren Buffett

Active trading is buying securities and holding them for a short time before selling. We put the practice on trial and make a case against it.

How to Research Stocks with Patrick Kenneally

Patrick Kenneally

Interested in purchasing individual stocks? Listener Patrick Kenneally teaches us how to research stocks.

You Can’t Time The Market – But Can You?

timing-the-market

If you know personal finance you know the term timing the market. Is market timing is a good strategy or impossible to do?

Do You Need a Financial Advisor?

Man in a suit and carrying a briefcase

Investing can be confusing, especially if you are a beginner. Bulls and bears, buy or hold, investing even has its own language! But is investing something anyone can DIY or do you need a financial advisor? 

Getting Schooled On Bonds

"Bonds should come with a warning label." —Warren Buffett

A few months ago we did an introduction to bonds episode. We wanted to get a little deeper into the topic and a listener, Eric, agreed to help us out.

A Beginners Guide to Simple Investing

simple investing

There are many different aspects to personal finance but the one that is most intimidating is investing. By the time you finish reading Investing for Beginners, you will have all of the knowledge you need to start investing.

Estate Planning: A Primer on Why It’s Essential to Your Financial Health

"But in this world nothing can be said to be certain except death and taxes." —Ben Franklin

Have some money or a family? Then you need estate planning. I’ll give you a primer to familiarize you with what it involves.

Econ 101: Inflation and the Economy

Econ 101: Inflation and the Economy

Our listener Eric has made an appearance in the past to school us on bonds. Today he’s back to teach us about inflation.

How Stocks, Bonds, and Funds Work: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

The New York Stock Exchange

We’ll discuss a boring subject, how stocks, bonds, and funds work but make it less boring by using Arrested Development to illustrate our points!

Recession Fire Drill: $250 Trillion World Debt Edition

next-recession

No one can predict when a recession will happen but October was warning of things to come. A recession fire drill if you will. When we understand what a recession is, we can take steps to protect ourselves from the fallout.

What Is An Index Fund And Why It’s A Great Way To Invest

what-is-an-index-fund

Do you have money in an index fund? Do you even really know what an index is? I’ll explain what an index is so you can better understand your investments.

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