How to Avoid Lifestyle Creep

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about the lifestyle creep of expenses and how to avoid it. 

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Published: Nov. 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

How Young Adults Can Set Themselves Up For Success

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel give their advice on how young adults can set themselves up for success in the future. 

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Published: Nov. 18, 2020, 10 a.m.

401K Rollovers with Roth and Traditional Funds

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss what you need to know before rolling over a 401K with both Roth and Traditional funds. 

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Published: Nov. 15, 2020, 10 a.m.

Cash Value Life Insurance

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss their thoughts on cash value life insurance and whether it is the right fit for you. 

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Published: Nov. 11, 2020, 10 a.m.

How Do You Save for a Wedding and a House?

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk all things from buying a house, paying off debt, and whether you should use your 401K to do so. 

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Published: Nov. 8, 2020, 10 a.m.

4% Withdrawl Rule

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss how to determine how much you should be planning on saving for retirement and whether the 4% withdrawal rule is still valid. 

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Published: Nov. 4, 2020, 10 a.m.

What to Expect From a Financial Planner

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss what you should expect when you are planning to meet with a financial advisor. 

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Published: Nov. 1, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Legitimize a Business

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel give advice on how to legitimize a business.

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Published: Oct. 28, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Save for Short-Term Goals

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel share their personal strategies for saving for short-term financial goals. 

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Published: Oct. 25, 2020, 10 a.m.

Dollar-Cost Averaging Vs. Lump-Sum Investing

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about the differences between two different investment strategies and what may be best for you depending on your timeline. 

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Published: Oct. 21, 2020, 10 a.m.

Index Funds vs Total Market

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about the differences between investing in a total stock market index fund and an S&P; 500 index fund.

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Published: Oct. 19, 2020, 12:18 p.m.

Financial Planning for Relatives With Special Needs

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss saving and planning for a family member or a loved one with special needs. 

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Published: Oct. 14, 2020, 10 a.m.

Maxing Out a 401K and Early Retirement

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel give their advice on what to do if you are looking to retire early and strategies for avoiding a large tax burden when you are maxing out your 401K. 

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Published: Oct. 11, 2020, 10 a.m.

Should You Pay Off or Close Your Credit Cards Before Applying For a Mortgage?

On this episode on DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss whether you should pay off or close your credit cards before applying for a mortgage. 

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Published: Oct. 8, 2020, 1:27 p.m.

Refinancing Your Mortgage

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss if it is worth it for you to refinance your mortgage. 

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Published: Oct. 5, 2020, 1:47 p.m.

Side Hustle Spotlight

Ashley Struble was let go from her job due to not being able to find child care during the Covid Pandemic. Rather than sit around and stew in frustration she took it upon herself to launch a side hustle which has quickly turned into a nice small business with outstanding returns. In this episode Quint talks to Ashley about exactly what she did and how you too can turn a small idea into a hefty profit.  

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Published: Sept. 30, 2020, 5:49 p.m.

Credit Card vs. Cash

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss the pros and cons of using a credit card vs. paying with cash when making a purchase.

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Published: Sept. 23, 2020, 10 a.m.

What to Consider When Purchasing a New Car

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about their personal approaches to purchasing a new car. 

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Published: Sept. 20, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Make the Most of Extra Income

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss how to make the most of extra income. 

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Published: Sept. 16, 2020, 10 a.m.

Life Insurance for Children

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss ways on how to save money for your children's future. 

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Published: Sept. 14, 2020, 5:09 p.m.

Diversifying Your Portfolio for a Weak Dollar

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about the importance of a well-diversified portfolio. 

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Published: Sept. 9, 2020, 10 a.m.

Caring Financially for Parents

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss caring financially for parents.

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Published: Sept. 6, 2020, 10 a.m.

How Much to Spend on Housing

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss how much of your income you should spend on housing.

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Published: Sept. 2, 2020, 1:35 p.m.

Selling and Re-Entering the Stock Market

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about what to do if you panic sell and how to re-enter the market. 

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Published: Aug. 30, 2020, 10 a.m.

Tax-Advantaged Ways to Pay Student Loans

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss some tax-advantaged ways to pay student loans.

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Published: Aug. 24, 2020, 12:04 p.m.

How to Repair and Build Credit

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss ways to repair and build your credit score. 

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Published: Aug. 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

When to Accrue for Expenses

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel talk about their strategies for accruing for future expenses. 

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Published: Aug. 16, 2020, 10 a.m.

Robo Advisors vs Self Investing

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss the differences of investing with a Robo Advisor or going a Self Directed route. 

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Published: Aug. 12, 2020, 10 a.m.

Should You Leave Your Job to Attend School?

In this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss whether quitting your job to attend school is a good idea. 

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Published: Aug. 9, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Pay Yourself as a Business Owner

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss how to determine your salary as a small business owner and where to set aside for retirement. 

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Published: Aug. 5, 2020, 10 a.m.

Where to Hold Cash for Future Home Purchase

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss where to park your cash for the use of a future home purchase.

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Published: Aug. 3, 2020, 12:56 p.m.

What Has The Pandemic Changed For You?

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss what they've learned throughout this recent pandemic and the importance of being prepared for what could come next. 

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Published: July 29, 2020, 1:26 p.m.

How to Calculate Withholding for Your Paycheck

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss the benefits of reducing the tax withholdings on your paychecks and how to calculate your own withholdings.   

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Published: July 26, 2020, 10 a.m.

Avenues to Create More Margin

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss avenues to create more margin and the importance of defining your own financial goals. 

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Published: July 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

Using Debt to Bridge Gap with Starting a Business

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss how you can use debt in your favor.

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Published: July 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Choose Where to Invest Next

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss ways to use excess cash. 

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Published: July 15, 2020, 10 a.m.

Robo Advisors vs Index Funds

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel go over the differences of investing with a Robo Advisor or in an Index Fund.

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Published: July 12, 2020, 10 a.m.

Betting on Student Loan Forgiveness

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss the possibility of student loan forgiveness in this upcoming election. 

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Published: July 9, 2020, 2:05 p.m.

Is Now a Good Time to Invest?

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss whether now is a good time to invest given the current environment.

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Published: July 5, 2020, 10 a.m.

What is Thematic Investing?

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel go in-depth about the rise of thematic investing.

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Published: July 1, 2020, 10 a.m.

Using a Roth IRA for Home Buying

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss what to consider before pulling out your Roth IRA into a home down payment. 

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Published: June 28, 2020, 10 a.m.

Investing for Wealth Development

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss building wealth outside of retirement accounts. 

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Published: June 24, 2020, 10 a.m.

Where to Begin Your Financial Journey

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel give advice on where to begin your financial journey.

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Published: June 21, 2020, 10 a.m.

What to Start Investing In

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel give blanketed advice on investments and where to start when you are ready. 

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Published: June 17, 2020, 10 a.m.

How Many Investments to Own?

On this episode of DIY Money, Daniel explores how you can achieve diversification with as little as one mutual fund thanks to the low-cost target-date index funds being offered by many brokerages today.

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Published: June 10, 2020, 11 a.m.

Liquidity and Debt Payoff

On this episode of DIY Money, Daniel discusses the benefits of liquidity while paying off debt and why it all comes down to math. 

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Published: June 7, 2020, 11 a.m.

Using a Health Savings Account (HSA)

On this episode of DIY Money, Quint and Daniel break down the benefits of using a health savings account (HSA for short!) in your financial plan.

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Published: June 4, 2020, 10:57 p.m.

Financial Safety Nets

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss what resources and strategies are available to those who have run out of options during these difficult times.

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Published: May 31, 2020, 10 a.m.

Multiple Streams of Income

In today's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the difference between active and passive income and the various ways you can use them to diversify your income. 

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Published: May 27, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Pay Taxes on Gifts

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the tax rules for large gifts of cash and how to use them.

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Published: May 24, 2020, 10 a.m.

IRA vs. Roth IRA

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel explain the differences between and IRA and a Roth IRA and the rules that come with each.

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Published: May 20, 2020, 10 a.m.

Managing Finances in a Second Marriage

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss whether or not to merge finances with a spouse coming from prior marriage with children.

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Published: May 17, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Handle Auto Loans

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss how to pay off car loans and if its a good idea to borrow from a 401(K).

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Published: May 13, 2020, 10 a.m.

Managing Sporadic Income

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss how often they check their budgets and how to manage a budget with sporadic income. 

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Published: May 10, 2020, 10 a.m.

Staying on Course

How do you stay on track after reaching your goals? In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss various strategies they use to stay focused. 

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Published: May 6, 2020, 10 a.m.

How to Diversify on a Budget

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss diversifying portfolios on a budget and managing trading fees abroad. 

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Published: May 3, 2020, 12:41 p.m.

Ways to Save for College

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the different investment strategies available for college.

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Published: April 29, 2020, 10 a.m.

Employee Stock Options

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss how to managing employee stock purchase plans.

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Published: April 26, 2020, 10 p.m.

Mutual Funds vs ETFs

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel go over the differences between Mutual Funds and Exchange-Traded Funds.

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Published: April 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

Taking CARE of Student Loans

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel dive into student loans and the CARES Act.

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Published: April 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

Building Wealth

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel explore different philosophies for buying assets and what to do after maxing out retirement accounts.

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Published: April 15, 2020, 10 a.m.

Should You Defer Your Debt?

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss if its a good idea to defer debt payments during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Published: April 12, 2020, 10 a.m.

Salary vs. Experience

Is it better to stay with a job you enjoy or switch jobs for a pay raise? In this week's episode Quint and Daniel tackle this question about employment and more. 

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Published: April 5, 2020, 10 a.m.

Using Your Stimulus Check

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the best uses for the stimulus check.  

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Published: April 1, 2020, 8:13 p.m.

Adjusting Your Budget in a Crisis

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the way their altering their budgets in response to the COVID-19 epidemic. 

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Published: March 29, 2020, 10 a.m.

How To Save For College

In this week's episode, Quint and Daniel the discuss different ways to save for your children's future while paying down debt. 

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Published: March 25, 2020, 10 a.m.

Home Renovation

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss if you can spend too much on renovating your home. 

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Published: March 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

Retiring Outside of America

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss the pros and cons of investing in retirement accounts for non-US citizens.

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Published: March 18, 2020, 10 a.m.

Special - Covid19

In this week's episode Quint and Daniel take some time to share their thoughts on the coronavirus and the current situation its put the country in. 

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Published: March 15, 2020, 10 a.m.

Early Career Investing

In this weeks episode Quint and Daniel discuss how to start investing early on in a career and how to handle the taxes. 

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Published: March 11, 2020, 10 a.m.

Marriage, Taxes, and Retirement

In this episode Quint and Daniel discuss how your taxes and retirement savings can change when you get married. 

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Published: March 8, 2020, 10 a.m.

Playing the Credit Card Game

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the rewards you can earn from credit cards and if there's such a thing as too many credit card. 

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Published: March 4, 2020, 10 a.m.

Is it a Good Idea to Consolidate Debt?

In this episode Quint and Daniel dive into the viability of debt consolidation.

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Published: March 1, 2020, 10 a.m.

Backdoor Roth IRA

Should you invest in a backdoor Roth after maxing out your Roth IRA? In this week's episode Quint and Daniel discuss this and more. 

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Published: Feb. 26, 2020, 10 a.m.

Choosing a Financial Planner

In this episode Quint and Daniel discuss the different ways Financial Planners are compensated and what to look for when choosing them. 

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Published: Feb. 23, 2020, 10 a.m.

Moving to a New State

In this episode Quint and Daniel discuss their do's and don'ts for moving to a new state. 

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Published: Feb. 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

Separating Business and Personal Finances

In this episode Quint and Daniel draw from their personal experiences to give tips on how to separate business and personal finances.

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Published: Feb. 16, 2020, 10 a.m.

Tackling Real Estate

Is it worth your time and money to invest in real estate? In this episode Daniel and Quint debate the pros and cons of investing in the housing market.

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Published: Feb. 12, 2020, 10 a.m.

Is Whole Life Insurance Worth It?

Is Whole Life an investment strategy? This is a hot topic among many folks these days which Daniel and Quint take head on. 

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Published: Feb. 9, 2020, 10 a.m.

Using Private Savings Accounts

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss Credit Karma's saving account and private label solutions.

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Published: Feb. 5, 2020, 10 a.m.

Balancing Student Loans and Retirement

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how to balance paying off student loans and investing in a 401(k).

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Published: Feb. 2, 2020, 10 a.m.

Prioritizing Credit Card Debt

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer another listener's question concerning paying off credit card debt while paying life's expenses at the same time. 

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Published: Jan. 29, 2020, 10 a.m.

Paying Unpredictable Medical Expenses

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about how you can prepare for unpredictable medical expenses.

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Published: Jan. 26, 2020, 10 a.m.

Money in Marriage

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how you can set up financial goals when newly married. Once you are married, it is no longer your debt, it is OUR debt. 

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Published: Jan. 22, 2020, 10 a.m.

Boomerang Children and Finances

This week’s episode is sponsored by Booknotes, get your 7-day free trial here: https://booknotes.page.link/DIYmoney In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about "boomerang children" (young adults who come back to live at home) and how to help propel them outside of the house.

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Published: Jan. 19, 2020, 10 a.m.

All About Financial Advisors

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how you can know when to employ a financial advisor to enhance your personal finances. 

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Published: Jan. 15, 2020, 10 a.m.

Home Renting or Buying?

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the perks and downfalls of home renting/buying. The decision to rent or buy is always situational!

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Published: Jan. 13, 2020, 12:05 a.m.

Secured vs. Unsecured Loans

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the differences between secured and unsecured loans and talk about taking out loans for your children.

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Published: Jan. 8, 2020, 6:44 p.m.

Saving for Your Parents

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the nuances of saving for your parents and the steps you can take to ensure your own financial goals stay intact during the process. 

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Published: Jan. 6, 2020, 12:32 a.m.

How to Allocate Your Budget

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss ways you can allocate your budget. Rules and general guidelines aren't as simple as they seem!

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Published: Jan. 1, 2020, 9:52 p.m.

Having Multiple Savings Accounts

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss whether or not you should have multiple savings accounts. Whatever works for you, do it, but don't overcomplicate it!

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Published: Dec. 25, 2019, 7:34 p.m.

Should You Put No Money Down?

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about no money down home buying and discuss strategies you can use to get the most bang for your buck.

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Published: Dec. 22, 2019, 9:21 p.m.

Investing Before Paying Down Debt

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss whether or not you should invest before paying down bad debt (credit card/student loans).

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Published: Dec. 15, 2019, 9:23 p.m.

Retirement Funds

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the different retirement funds (Roth IRA/401 K) and explain how to choose which ones you should fund first. 

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Published: Dec. 12, 2019, 2:34 a.m.

Prioritizing Saving Versus Loans

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer a question about student loans and knowing when to pay them off rather than saving. 

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Published: Dec. 9, 2019, 2:42 a.m.

Commissions and Budgets

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how you can make a budget while working for commissions. 

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Published: Dec. 5, 2019, 4:36 a.m.

Psychology and Providing for Your Kids

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the concept of EOC (economic outpatient care) and how you can provide for your kids without making them reliant.

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Published: Dec. 1, 2019, 11:43 p.m.

Building Wealth While Self-Employed

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how you can build wealth while self-employed, specifically in the context of a musical artist. 

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Published: Nov. 27, 2019, 5:50 p.m.

Grocery Budgeting

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how they form their grocery budgets and how financial psychology plays into your budget. 

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Published: Nov. 24, 2019, 11:43 p.m.

Renting vs. Purchasing

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss transitioning from renting to purchasing a home and whether it's a good idea in the first place. 

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Published: Nov. 20, 2019, 3:40 p.m.

Financially Preparing For Death

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer a question concerning how you can financially prepare for you or your spouse's death. 

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Published: Nov. 17, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

Internationally Diversifying Your Portfolio

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer another listener's question, this time concerning portfolio allocation with US and International stocks. 

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Published: Nov. 14, 2019, 1:29 a.m.

How to Compare Work Benefits

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer another listener's questions, this time concerning how to choose between jobs based on its work benefits. 

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Published: Nov. 11, 2019, 1:56 a.m.

Teaching Your Kids the Basics of Money

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss strategies they have used when teaching their kids about money/personal finance.

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Published: Nov. 6, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

Avenues to Building Wealth

In this episode, Quint and Daniel answer a listener's question concerning ways you can build wealth once you have taken care of debt and retirement. 

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Published: Nov. 3, 2019, 8:09 p.m.

Tracking Credit Card Expenses

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how to track expenses when using credit cards given the expense is not taken immediately. 

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Published: Oct. 30, 2019, 6:51 p.m.

Paying Off Loans

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss knowing when and how to pay off certain loans. 

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Published: Oct. 27, 2019, 10:16 p.m.

How to Maximize Multiple Savings Accounts

In this episode, Quint and Daniel make suggestions towards maximizing multiple savings accounts, whether it is an emergency fund or for investing. 

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Published: Oct. 23, 2019, 7:59 p.m.

Maximizing Your Margins

In this episode, Quint and Daniel run through the steps of budgeting, tracking expenses, creating goals, and maximizing margin. 

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Published: Oct. 20, 2019, 4:18 p.m.

Saving for a Rainy Day

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the steps you can take to start creating a "rainy day" fund. 

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Published: Oct. 16, 2019, 6:28 p.m.

How to Handle Student Loans

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss the cost-benefits of taking out student loans and answer a question about paying off student debt.

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Published: Oct. 13, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

How to Create Passive Income

In this episode, Daniel and Quint answer another listener's question, this time concerning ways to create passive income. 

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Published: Oct. 9, 2019, 9:18 p.m.

Day Trading and an Eventual Recession

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about whether or not day trading is a good idea given the chance of a coming recession. 

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Published: Oct. 2, 2019, 6:05 p.m.

5 Steps to Improving Your Personal Finances Pt. 2

In this episode, Quint and Daniel pick up where they left off explaining how to improve your personal finances. 

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Published: Sept. 29, 2019, 4:23 p.m.

5 Steps to Improving Your Personal Finances

In this episode, Quint and Daniel lay out 5 steps that you can take towards creating a better financial life for yourself. 

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Published: Sept. 25, 2019, 5:51 p.m.

Mobile Investing Apps Guide

In this episode, Quint and Daniel dive into mobile investing apps such as Robinhood, Acorns, and Stash. 

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Published: Sept. 22, 2019, 4:06 p.m.

Playing the Housing Market

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about the current housing market conditions and answer a question concerning kid's schooling and ancillary debt.

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Published: Sept. 18, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

How to Handle a Potential Recession

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about what you can do to prepare for the next recession. 

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Published: Sept. 15, 2019, 9:58 p.m.

Home Mortgage and Investing

In this episode, Quint and Daniel talk about paying off a mortgage while investing or saving.

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Published: Sept. 11, 2019, 3:21 p.m.

Ways to Give Without Breaking Your Budget

In this episode, Quint and Daniel share their personal experiences with giving and discuss ways you can give without breaking your budget.

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Published: Sept. 8, 2019, 4:24 p.m.

How to Handle an Emergency Fund

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss how to navigate the online space to find the right place to hold your emergency fund. 

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Published: Sept. 4, 2019, 9:38 p.m.

Paying Down Debt

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss ways to start paying down credit card and long term debts. Paying down debts can be your first step towards responsible and consistent personal finance habits. 

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Published: Sept. 1, 2019, 4:38 p.m.

Giving to Charity

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss giving money to charities, churches, or to those in need and go into depth about certain tax deductions that you are entitled to. 

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Published: Aug. 29, 2019, 10:49 p.m.

Tax Havens and Retirement Savings

Quint and Daniel answer another listener's question, this time concerning tax havens for small business owners. 

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Published: Aug. 25, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

How to Maintain Separate Finances

Quint and Daniel discuss how to maintain separate finances with a significant other - or if you should in the first place. 

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Published: Aug. 21, 2019, 4:01 p.m.

Knowing When to Save or Invest

Quint's back, and in this episode, him and Daniel discuss how to save and invest money at the same time. 

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Published: Aug. 18, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Vacationing on a Budget

Daniel's in the studio while Quint calls in from vacation to answer another listener's question concerning tips and tricks on how to vacation on a budget. 

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Published: Aug. 14, 2019, 6:04 p.m.

Own It! Being Cheap

Quint calls in from vacation to talk with Daniel about friendships and relationships when you're scared about looking cheap.

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Published: Aug. 11, 2019, 8:03 p.m.

How to Handle Debt

Daniel's on vacation, so Quint tackles a listener's question concerning debt by himself on this episode. 

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Published: Aug. 7, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

How to Develop a Budget

Quint and Daniel sit down and discuss ways that you can start and maintain a budget.

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Published: Aug. 4, 2019, 6:13 p.m.

Mortgages and Relationships

Quint and Daniel answer another listener question concerning everything to do with home mortgages. Be sure to submit your question to podcast@diymoney.org for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card!

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Published: July 31, 2019, 3:11 p.m.

Having Fun Frugally

Quint and Daniel discuss ways to have fun with friends or your significant other while keeping your financial status in mind. 

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Published: July 29, 2019, 4:24 a.m.

The Nuances of Investment Accounts

Quint and Daniel answer a question regarding Roth and Traditional IRA's, and they discuss the nuances associated with opening an investment account.

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Published: July 24, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

How Much Insurance Should You Have?

Quint and Daniel discuss insurance policy decisions and how you should go about "breaking up" with your wealth advisor.

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Published: July 19, 2019, 4:03 p.m.

Budgeting Life's Expenses

Quint and Daniel answer another listener's question. This time, they discuss how they allocate their money and budget for expenses. 

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Published: July 16, 2019, 2:39 p.m.

Is Debt Ever "Good"?

Quint and Daniel sit down and discuss the question of "Is Debt Ever Good?"

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Published: July 6, 2019, 5 p.m.

Valuing a Business

In this episode, Quint and Daniel discuss appraising a new business and specifically address the nuances of the process when family is involved. 

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Published: July 2, 2019, 5:16 p.m.

How to Start Investing

There are many ways to start investing, but the first step involves learning and asking questions. 

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Published: June 28, 2019, 1:05 p.m.

Disciplined Budgeting - It Never Ends

Daniel and Quint sit down and answer another listener's question regarding budgeting. Make sure to submit your question for a chance to win a $25 Amazon E-Card.

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Published: June 24, 2019, 5:14 p.m.

Don’t be Dumb with Large Purchases

This week’s listener question comes from Matt who asks ‘what’s the best way to save for a car or other large purchases’.

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Published: June 16, 2019, 6 p.m.

Financial Goals for Each Decade of Your Life

Daniel and Quint walks listeners through a decade by decade playbook regarding various financial goals. How are you doing when it comes to your financial road map?

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Published: June 14, 2019, 6 p.m.

$25.00 for your question!!

We want to engage with you and we're going to give you an incentive to make it happen. Send us your audio question and if we use your clip on air we'll send you a $25.00 Amazon e-gift card. No strings attached! The easiest $25.00 you'll ever make. Instructions on how to do so are in this podcast!

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Published: June 11, 2019, 3:05 p.m.

Real Estate Purchase for Small Business Owners

Quint walks listeners through a real estate purchase he recently completed which gives a good look into a strategy that can be used by small business owners to unlock additional value.

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Published: June 8, 2019, 6 p.m.

Side Hustle - Part 2 Interview with Amazon Legend Matt Carlett

A few years ago Matt Carlett needed to make some extra money. The writing was on the wall that his kids were growing up fast and his job did not give him the opportunity he wanted to spend with his children. He took matters into his own hands and begun exploring the world of retail arbitrage. Fast forward a few years and Matt is now one of the largest Amazon merch sellers. You're gonna love his story.

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Published: June 3, 2019, 5:37 p.m.

Side Hustle - Part 1 Interview with Amazon Legend Matt Carlett

A few years ago Matt Carlett needed to make some extra money. The writing was on the wall that his kids were growing up fast and his job did not give him the opportunity he wanted to spend with his children. He took matters into his own hands and begun exploring the world of retail arbitrage. Fast forward a few years and Matt is now one of the largest Amazon merch sellers. You're gonna love his story. 

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Published: May 25, 2019, 6 p.m.

Credit Cards Rewards are Enticing Can you Handle it?

Whether it's a free flight or the coveted Companion Pass, credit card promotions are all the rage, but are they right for all?

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Published: May 22, 2019, 10:09 p.m.

Saving for Children with Special Needs

In this podcast Daniel and Quint discuss the niche market of savings for children with Special Needs. There are some tricky nuances to understand.

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Published: May 17, 2019, 6:53 p.m.

Dave Ramsey's Debt Snowball - Yea or Nay

Dave Ramsey has popularized a method of debt repayment called the Debt Snowball. In this podcast Daniel and Quint discuss this in depth and give their thoughts.

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Published: May 10, 2019, 5:11 p.m.

Mistakes - Making Lemonade Out of the Lemons

In this podcast Daniel and Quint revisit some of their past financial mistakes and break down some of the positive lessons learned.

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Published: May 8, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Own It! Relationship and Money

This week Daniel and Quint take a look at money and relationships. If you're not owning your partner's financial position you're already a step behind. 

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Published: May 6, 2019, 6:26 p.m.

Money Mistakes

Despite our best efforts we will make mistakes when it comes to money. Over the years Quint and Daniel have seen them all and in this podcast discuss some of the common and most damaging money mistakes. 

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Published: April 30, 2019, 6:14 p.m.

Like a Roth to a Flame

Have you ever wondered what exactly a Roth IRA is? Is this a strategy you should be using? In this week's DIY Money, Quint and Daniel discuss all the particulars regarding this unique savings strategy. 

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Published: April 24, 2019, 12:25 a.m.

Cut or Create - You Must Make Margin

In this hard hitting episode, Quint and Daniel look at the only way to make financial progress. Once you've established the budget and have discipline in your daily financial practice, you must either cut or create margin in order to make progress! What are you waiting for?

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Published: April 20, 2019, 3:40 p.m.

401k BootCamp

One of the best retirement savings options is your company retirement plan. Whether it's a 401k, 403b, or 457, the best place to start saving is before the money ever hits your bank account. This week Daniel and Quint take us into the world of 401k savings and the nuances surrounding the plans.

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Published: April 17, 2019, 10:47 a.m.

Piggy Bank of Benjamins

If you have children odds are you've wondered about saving for their future. There is no shortage of options from a 529 plan, ESA or a custodial account. In this episode Quint and Daniel discuss the pros and cons of saving for children. With a unique perspective on what's out there the information discussed may shock you. 

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Published: April 11, 2019, 1:53 p.m.

Screw the Joneses

Let's face it, it's not easy to say no to the next shiny thing. Whether it's FaceBook or Instagram the great life of others is around every corner. We all know that keeping up with the Joneses can be a terrible financial plan so why do we do it and how can we stop? This week we discuss in depth some important life lessons when it comes to the Joneses and the critical importance of delayed gratification. 

Self-Improvement
Published: April 4, 2019, 11:52 a.m.

Why Even Have a Budget

While we realize you may be getting sick of the subject matter, Quint and Daniel take one last stab at the topic and importance of budgeting. In this episode they take a look at just why someone would even have a budget. When it comes to debt reduction and setting future financial goals is there any other way? 

Self-Improvement
Published: March 27, 2019, 3:43 p.m.

Top 5 Budgeting Mistakes

Quint & Daniel conclude this series in budgeting as they visit some of the common mistakes people make when developing a budget. 

Self-Improvement
Published: March 22, 2019, 10:13 a.m.

From Monitoring to Managing - How to go from tracking your expenses to actually developing a budget.

In this week's DIY Money Quint and Daniel pick up after week 1 when they discussed the first step to developing a budget, tracking your expenses. Once you've started tracking those expenses the next step is to properly categorize and systematize your spending plan. 

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Published: March 16, 2019, 2:14 p.m.

Marriage & Money

In this episode Daniel and Quint discuss one of the most important topics, marriage and money. Unfortunately when it comes to finances most fall short which leads to frustration, bitterness and sometimes even divorce. In this practical guide Quint discusses just how important it is to identify the family CFO and discusses the critical rolls each person must play in order to achieve success. 

Self-Improvement
Published: March 13, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

DIY Money - What's an Index Fund

Index funds are now the most popular investment vehicle on the planet. Yet, most people aren't really a ware of what they are. In this week's DIY Money, Quint and Daniel break down just what an Index fund is so you no longer have to pretend. Special thanks to www.BendSound.com for the background music on our intro. 

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Published: March 9, 2019, 4 p.m.

Welcome to DIY Money!

In this very first DIY Money podcast Quint and Daniel tackle two of the most importance steps towards financial success. How does one actual start a budget? What if a couple has good income but at the end of the month there just isn't anything left? Welcome to the new journey that is DIY Money!

Self-Improvement
Published: March 1, 2019, 9:42 p.m.

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