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Our Favorite Personal Finance Resources
- Our Recommended Personal Finance Tools (updated monthly)
- Break the Paycheck-to-Paycheck Cycle
- Digit – Struggling to save money? Sign-up for Digit at paybal.co/digit to automate your way to saving hundreds or more! Digit analyzes your spending and automatically saves the perfect amount every day. Still not convinced? Read why Rich loves Digit here.
- Marcus Garrett GoBankingRates feature: Use Mint to Budget for the Win with These Four Overlooked Life Hacks
- Debt and Money Management Calculators
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Personal Finance Advice
Our listeners wanted real personal finance profiles from relatable individuals that live and work in the real world. From financial basics to expert advice, we’ll go beyond viral headlines with step-by-step guides that highlight how individuals from a variety of backgrounds, age, and work experiences reach financial independence.
Tired of reading unrelatable personal finance profiles on people who borrowed a small $100,000 loan from their parents, inherited their wealth, or lived at home while paying off thousands of dollars in debt in 48-hours all while buying HGTV homes on full-time professional video game player budgets? We hear you loud and clear!
See all of these features in our Personal Finance section.
Subject Matter Experts in Personal Finance
Listeners want to know what the experts have to say about their personal finances. We created a simple #AskPB submissions box to send all your career and money questions. We will research the answer or find the subject matter expert who knows.
View all #AskPB Q&A in our AskPB section. You might also be interested in the following P&B feature series:
- Paychecks & Balances Subject Matter Experts and Guests
- Ask A Certified Financial Planner (CFP)
- April is National #FinancialLiteracyMonth
- October is #FinancialPlanningMonth
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- NerdWallet: African American Financial Gurus to Follow
- BlackEnterprise: 8 Money Experts to Follow to Upgrade Your Finances
- GoBankingRates: 15 Money Podcasts That Are Perfect for Your Commute
- XoNecole: 12 Must Listen Podcasts For Women Trying To Glow Up
- The PennyHoarder: 11 Podcasts for Anyone Who Wants to Get Smarter About Money
How Do I Define My Own Financial Goals?
The first step to reaching your financial goal is to start. As with any journey, it is easier to get lost if you are unclear about where you are going. Therefore, we made it easy for you. We read and reviewed the Action Items that Will Make You Rich from the best 15 Personal Finance and Investment books recommended by the experts.
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