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Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.
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Mar 31, 2020
We're social distancing but still dispensing answers to your questions about investing and keeping your financial goals on track amidst record volatility.
 
Mar 24, 2020

We’re all reeling from the financial fallout of the covid-19 outbreak and facing the likely threat of a recession. Bro explains what that means and offers his best advice on how to get your financial life in order and tap into emergency sources of money.

Mar 17, 2020

It took over 10 years, but we are officially in bear market territory and likely at the start of a very bumpy ride in the stock market. Motley Fool’s Chief Investing Officer, Andy Cross, joins us to share what it was like during the last two bear markets as well as five Foolish rules he learned for coming out on top.

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Mar 10, 2020

With the help of HerMoney’s Dayana Yochim, we’re going to talk about financial infidelity: What is it, how to prevent it, and what to do if you or your significant other is guilty of it.

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Mar 3, 2020

It was a stressful week in the world and in the markets as countries work to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Motley Fool analyst Bill Mann joins us to share his insight into the top headlines as well as how he’s managing his money amidst the volatility.

Feb 25, 2020
Motley Fool analyst Ron Gross joins us to answer your questions about sky high market valuations, IPO warning signs, starting an investment club and more.
 
Feb 18, 2020
Members of The Motley Fool's recruiting team join us with their best advice for how to make your resume and cover letter stand out, nailing a job interview, and how to negotiate a great offer.
 
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Feb 11, 2020

Last week we looked at how you might compare to the average American. This week we’re looking at how America compares to the rest of the world around issues of debt, college spending, retirement savings, and more.

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Feb 4, 2020
Bro will walk us through the heaps of research to see how you compare to the average American in all things financial: debt, savings, income, and more. Also, which way will your credit score when the new FICO scoring system is in place? Probably up because you're smart and listen to this podcast.
 
Jan 28, 2020
Motley Fool Wealth Financial Advisor Sean Gates joins us for our first mailbag of 2020. We'll be answering your questions about how much to pay for financial planning advice, asset allocation as retirement approaches, improving your company's 401k options, and more.
 
Jan 21, 2020

It’s our annual clean-up-your-financial-stuff-and-get-organized episode. This year we have the help of Dayana Yochim from HerMoney with tips and tricks for tidying up your accounts, portfolio, documents, and life in general.

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Jan 14, 2020

The Motley Fool's VP of People Insights, Kara Chambers, joins us to talk about what makes us feel fulfilled at work and shares hacks to improve your job situation in 2020. Also! We're hiring at The Motley Fool! Learn more at https://careers.fool.com

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Jan 7, 2020

Having more money in the future can be as easy as taking a handful of simple steps today that can be done in only a few minutes. We’re also going to find out what tools Fools use to stay on track with their spending and investing goals and look back on the wellness trends of the last decade.

Dec 31, 2019

It’s a big investing-a-palooza as we finish the year with a mailbag of your STOCKS!-focused questions with help from The Motley Fool’s Chief Investment Officer, Andy Cross.

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Dec 17, 2019

It's our 5th Anniversary Episode! We're joined by former Answerer and now personal finance expert at HerMoney, Dayana Yochim, to talk about the money trends that defined the last five years.

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Dec 10, 2019

We're joined by the Katherine Cullen of the National Retail Federation to talk about holiday shopping trends, spending, and more.

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Dec 3, 2019

Ollen Douglass, the head of Motley Fool Ventures, joins us to explain the world of venture capital and Bro delivers his end of year financial checklist.

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Nov 26, 2019

This month we’re answering your questions about the wash-sale rule, Finnish tax law (yes, seriously), evaluating ETFs, and more.

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Nov 19, 2019

We’re joined by Motley Fool Analyst Ben Ra to discuss how China’s history influences its mindset on capitalism and business.

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Nov 12, 2019

The ChooseFI Guys are back to talk about their new book and a documentary about the growing FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) movement.

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Nov 5, 2019

This week we’re joined by Sam Robson from Motley Fool UK to explain the ongoing drama as the UK negotiates to leave the EU. We ask the embarrassing questions so you don’t have to.

Oct 29, 2019

We're answering your questions around the scariest of subjects: Taxes! The kiddie tax, tax implications of retiring overseas, do you really have to pay taxes on every little dividend, and more. To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to SAOffer.Fool.com

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Oct 22, 2019

We’re pitting the most recent graduates of The Motley Fool’s Investor Development Program against each other in a stock pitching battle. Four stocks enter. You vote for the winner.

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Oct 15, 2019

We're joined by Jennifer Petriglieri, author of Couples That Work, to discuss her research on how dual-career couples can successfully navigate the tough transitions in life and ultimately thrive together.

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Oct 8, 2019

Jason Moser is back as we talk about investing in gaming companies and esports (and come to the realization that we, too, are gamers). To get 50% off our Stock Advisor service, go to http://SAOffer.Fool.com

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