Jul 29, 2019
Higher ed rankings czar Kaitlin Pitsker joins the show to discuss Kiplinger’s annual college value rankings. Sandy and Ryan discuss tax holidays and other back-to-school shopping deals. Taxes for married couples and IPO stocks feature in a new edition of Financial Fact or Fiction.
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Jul 22, 2019
Senior editor Eileen Ambrose rejoins the show to tell you the best time to take Social Security in order to maximize your benefits (hint: 96% of you have gotten it wrong). Sandy and Ryan chat about ways to save on keeping cool amid a summer heat wave, and a new edition of Deal or No Deal touches on loyalty programs and...
Jul 15, 2019
In a heavyweight (ok, middleweight) battle, Ryan squares off against Kiplinger.com general manager Robert Long on the merits of using credit vs. debit cards. Sandy and Ryan break down strategies for paying off student loans and delve into their files of off-the-wall PR pitches.
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Jul 8, 2019
Kiplinger’s senior associate editor John Waggoner rejoins the show to discuss his favorite dividend-paying stocks. Ryan and Sandy share the magazine staff’s favorite buys of the summer. A new edition of “Fact or Fiction” focuses on 529 plans and Opportunity Zones.
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Jul 1, 2019
Ryan and Sandy welcome associate editor Pat Mertz-Esswein back to the show for a discussion on why you should consider buying insurance for your pet. The cohosts discuss how you can save money in the face of rising fuel costs, and Sandy explains the nuances of proposed rules surrounding a lucrative tax credit.