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Let's be real, most people don't like to talk about sex or politics and definitely not about money. Host and Certified Financial Planner Shannah Compton Game delivers practical easy to understand and totally relatable money advice to life in a way that will make you actually want to talk about money. Millennial Money podcast features guest experts and stories from other people doing cool things in in the world like musicians, chefs, authors, actors, entrepreneurs and so many more. This top-rated

Latest Episodes

Ask Shannah -What Are The Downsides To Extreme Personal Finance

'm dedicating today's podcast episode to an Ask Shannah question that came in a couple of weeks ago from Tabitha and Robert: "Hey Shannah, I'm reading a lot of articles that talk about the extreme side of personal finance and I find myself falling prey to the stereotypes that I'm not succeeding in my finances unless I'm 100% debt-free and that just seems impossible to me. I read all these articles about people who are retiring by 40 and paying off massive amounts of debt, but I'm not sure that's

27 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Ask Shannah -What Are The Downsides To Extreme Personal Finance

Best Of Reboot - Are Your Fees Eating Your 401(k) With Chris Costello

ow that we're well past tax-time, I wanted to reboot an episode that will help you give your 401(k) a little love. It's quite possible that fees may be eating your 401(k) returns and you aren't even aware of it. There is a lot of confusion out there about how 401(k)s even work, let alone that some funds may be costing you a bundle. Let's demystify some of that! On This Podcast Episode: I'm rebooting one of our top episodes and chatting with a podcast guest that's always a favorite, Chris Costell

47 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Best Of Reboot - Are Your Fees Eating Your 401(k) With Chris Costello

Smart Money Tips For Every Generation + Ask Shannah - How Do I Find a Financial Planner

e have such a broad audience on this podcast, which is something I'm proud of. We've got listeners of all ages looking for some money wisdom. One thing that is universal, no matter what decade you find yourself in, is the desire to make smart money moves along the way. Who's with me? On This Podcast Episode: Have you ever wondered what you should be doing with your money, or focusing on, now that you're in your 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's? Truth is, many of these smart money tips work for just abo

31 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Smart Money Tips For Every Generation + Ask Shannah - How Do I Find a Financial Planner

Ask Shannah - How Much Should I Have Invested At Certain Ages + Should I Make Weekly Credit Card Payments

he Ask Shannah questions are piling up so today I'm tackling two questions that I feel will resonate with you. On This Podcast Episode: Question #1 - How Much Should I Have Invested (and saved) At Certain Ages - while there are some common goals that are often suggested by personal finance experts, there isn't a hard-fast number for how much you should have invested and saved. Even if you haven't started yet, now is as good of a time as any. However, in the episode, I'm going to offer some commo

30 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Ask Shannah - How Much Should I Have Invested At Certain Ages + Should I Make Weekly Credit Card Payments

Turning Purpose Into Profit With Melyssa Griffin + Ask Shannah

e've all heard of those people who launch online businesses and make a million dollars, and yet it all still seems a bit unbelievable. Almost on accident, Melyssa Griffin transformed her once website design job into a multi-million dollar online business teaching others how to transform their own business...but at the end of the day, she felt a bit purposeless. Something I think we all can relate to, no matter our career. On This Podcast Episode: If you're thinking this whole making money online

46 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Turning Purpose Into Profit With Melyssa Griffin + Ask Shannah

The Valentine's Day Escape Plan

e all know that Valentine's Day is a made up, Hallmark holiday that forces us to spend more money than we intended or should spend. It's also a holiday that says this one day a year you have to be in love, and of course, spend more money. So not true! On This Podcast Episode: Valentine's Day is the third largest consumer holiday of the year, as we spend over $19 Billion in the name of Cupid. The average person will spend $143.56 for their Valentine. Instead of spending money on stuff you or your

23 MIN2018 MAY 7
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The Valentine's Day Escape Plan

The Super Easy 3 Ingredient Budget

here's a lot of mystery around budgeting but it's really a super simple process of keeping track of your income and more importantly, your expenses. Whether you hate to budget or are looking for a new system, the super easy three ingredient budget is a good place to start. On This Podcast Episode: Focusing on simplicity, learn super easy ways to create a three ingredient budget in a matter of minutes that you can keep track of without all the stress.Ingredient 1 - What's the cash you're working

22 MIN2018 MAY 7
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The Super Easy 3 Ingredient Budget

Is Pet Insurance Really Worth The Hype

'll admit it - I have doggie fever - like really bad. Being a financial planner I'm always trying to figure out the true cost of owning a pet and whether or not that makes sense for us financially. Pet Insurance is one of those topics that I don't know a lot about but, just like any other insurance, seems like a worthwhile investment to make. So I went straight to my friend Jennifer Fitzgerald at Policygenius to find out what I need to know about pet insurance. On This Podcast Episode: Jennifer

28 MIN2018 MAY 7
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Is Pet Insurance Really Worth The Hype

How You Earn, Save, And Spend Your Money - Alanna Okun

hat does how you earn, save and spend your money say about your overall relationship with money - a lot actually. Some of us spend more money to "look the part" in our careers and some of us can get away with comfy pants and ripped sweatshirts (although I urge you to never go to work this way). What writer Alanna Okun has found in her series, How Do You Shop on Racked is that our uniqueness to spending and saving money is also the tie that binds us all together. On This Podcast Episode: We're ge

25 MIN2018 MAY 7
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How You Earn, Save, And Spend Your Money - Alanna Okun

File Your Taxes For Free- MyFreeTaxes

ax time will be here before you know it...like in a few short weeks. Don't panic though because there are so many great resources to help you out and save you time and money, like MyFreeTaxes. If you make under $66,000, you can file a free Federal and State tax return in a matter of minutes. If that doesn't help the stress melt away, I don't know what will. On This Podcast Episode: I'm chatting all things MyFreeTaxes with Laura Scherler, United Way's Director of Financial Stability and Success.

20 MIN2018 MAY 7
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File Your Taxes For Free- MyFreeTaxes

Latest Episodes

Ask Shannah -What Are The Downsides To Extreme Personal Finance

'm dedicating today's podcast episode to an Ask Shannah question that came in a couple of weeks ago from Tabitha and Robert: "Hey Shannah, I'm reading a lot of articles that talk about the extreme side of personal finance and I find myself falling prey to the stereotypes that I'm not succeeding in my finances unless I'm 100% debt-free and that just seems impossible to me. I read all these articles about people who are retiring by 40 and paying off massive amounts of debt, but I'm not sure that's

27 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Ask Shannah -What Are The Downsides To Extreme Personal Finance

Best Of Reboot - Are Your Fees Eating Your 401(k) With Chris Costello

ow that we're well past tax-time, I wanted to reboot an episode that will help you give your 401(k) a little love. It's quite possible that fees may be eating your 401(k) returns and you aren't even aware of it. There is a lot of confusion out there about how 401(k)s even work, let alone that some funds may be costing you a bundle. Let's demystify some of that! On This Podcast Episode: I'm rebooting one of our top episodes and chatting with a podcast guest that's always a favorite, Chris Costell

47 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Best Of Reboot - Are Your Fees Eating Your 401(k) With Chris Costello

Smart Money Tips For Every Generation + Ask Shannah - How Do I Find a Financial Planner

e have such a broad audience on this podcast, which is something I'm proud of. We've got listeners of all ages looking for some money wisdom. One thing that is universal, no matter what decade you find yourself in, is the desire to make smart money moves along the way. Who's with me? On This Podcast Episode: Have you ever wondered what you should be doing with your money, or focusing on, now that you're in your 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's? Truth is, many of these smart money tips work for just abo

31 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Smart Money Tips For Every Generation + Ask Shannah - How Do I Find a Financial Planner

Ask Shannah - How Much Should I Have Invested At Certain Ages + Should I Make Weekly Credit Card Payments

he Ask Shannah questions are piling up so today I'm tackling two questions that I feel will resonate with you. On This Podcast Episode: Question #1 - How Much Should I Have Invested (and saved) At Certain Ages - while there are some common goals that are often suggested by personal finance experts, there isn't a hard-fast number for how much you should have invested and saved. Even if you haven't started yet, now is as good of a time as any. However, in the episode, I'm going to offer some commo

30 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Ask Shannah - How Much Should I Have Invested At Certain Ages + Should I Make Weekly Credit Card Payments

Turning Purpose Into Profit With Melyssa Griffin + Ask Shannah

e've all heard of those people who launch online businesses and make a million dollars, and yet it all still seems a bit unbelievable. Almost on accident, Melyssa Griffin transformed her once website design job into a multi-million dollar online business teaching others how to transform their own business...but at the end of the day, she felt a bit purposeless. Something I think we all can relate to, no matter our career. On This Podcast Episode: If you're thinking this whole making money online

46 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Turning Purpose Into Profit With Melyssa Griffin + Ask Shannah

The Valentine's Day Escape Plan

e all know that Valentine's Day is a made up, Hallmark holiday that forces us to spend more money than we intended or should spend. It's also a holiday that says this one day a year you have to be in love, and of course, spend more money. So not true! On This Podcast Episode: Valentine's Day is the third largest consumer holiday of the year, as we spend over $19 Billion in the name of Cupid. The average person will spend $143.56 for their Valentine. Instead of spending money on stuff you or your

23 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
The Valentine's Day Escape Plan

The Super Easy 3 Ingredient Budget

here's a lot of mystery around budgeting but it's really a super simple process of keeping track of your income and more importantly, your expenses. Whether you hate to budget or are looking for a new system, the super easy three ingredient budget is a good place to start. On This Podcast Episode: Focusing on simplicity, learn super easy ways to create a three ingredient budget in a matter of minutes that you can keep track of without all the stress.Ingredient 1 - What's the cash you're working

22 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
The Super Easy 3 Ingredient Budget

Is Pet Insurance Really Worth The Hype

'll admit it - I have doggie fever - like really bad. Being a financial planner I'm always trying to figure out the true cost of owning a pet and whether or not that makes sense for us financially. Pet Insurance is one of those topics that I don't know a lot about but, just like any other insurance, seems like a worthwhile investment to make. So I went straight to my friend Jennifer Fitzgerald at Policygenius to find out what I need to know about pet insurance. On This Podcast Episode: Jennifer

28 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
Is Pet Insurance Really Worth The Hype

How You Earn, Save, And Spend Your Money - Alanna Okun

hat does how you earn, save and spend your money say about your overall relationship with money - a lot actually. Some of us spend more money to "look the part" in our careers and some of us can get away with comfy pants and ripped sweatshirts (although I urge you to never go to work this way). What writer Alanna Okun has found in her series, How Do You Shop on Racked is that our uniqueness to spending and saving money is also the tie that binds us all together. On This Podcast Episode: We're ge

25 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
How You Earn, Save, And Spend Your Money - Alanna Okun

File Your Taxes For Free- MyFreeTaxes

ax time will be here before you know it...like in a few short weeks. Don't panic though because there are so many great resources to help you out and save you time and money, like MyFreeTaxes. If you make under $66,000, you can file a free Federal and State tax return in a matter of minutes. If that doesn't help the stress melt away, I don't know what will. On This Podcast Episode: I'm chatting all things MyFreeTaxes with Laura Scherler, United Way's Director of Financial Stability and Success.

20 MIN2018 MAY 7
Comments
File Your Taxes For Free- MyFreeTaxes