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Marriage Kids and Money

Marriage Kids and Money

Author: Andy Hill

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Are you looking to improve your family's financial wellness and create a life of true wealth and happiness?

The Marriage, Kids and Money Podcast is dedicated to helping you do just that. Each week, Andy Hill interviews millionaire parents, couples who have reached financial independence, and financial industry experts like Chris Hogan, Paula Pant, JL Collins and Rachel Cruze (the daughter of Dave Ramsey).

These interviews are meant to provide you with easy-to-understand information and actionable takeaways you can use to give your family the life they deserve.

With over 200 episodes and counting, Marriage, Kids and Money has been nominated as “Best Podcast of the Year” and been awarded “Best Family Finance Blog” by Plutus. Show topics include everything from how to pay off your mortgage early to how to help your kids become future millionaires (who are generous).

Join the family wealth-building conversation by listening to this 5-star rated family empowering podcast today!
264 Episodes
Today, we’re talking about being a stay-at-home mom versus a working mom. This can be an incredibly difficult decision for mothers after they have children. Do I stay at home or do I continue working? Cat Alford, Author of "Moms Got Money", is here to help and she's going to shed some light on why it doesn’t always need to be such a black or white decision. RESOURCES Catherine Alford (Website): Moms Got Money (Book):    
Will you be receiving money from the Child Tax Credit in 2021? Based on our income this year, we will be receiving the tax credit and could be upwards of $500 per month starting in July. Once again, Nicole and I completely disagree with what to do with this new money. We debate how we should use it and options for other families to figure out their plans for the stimulus money. SHOW RESOURCES Advance Child Tax Credit Payments in 2021 (IRS): Child Tax Credit 2021 (USA Today): Voicemail: Instagram:
Stephen and his new wife have $215,000 of student loan debt and they don't know what to do next. They are considering Income-Based Repayment (IBR) but aren't sure if that is the right thing to do. Financial expert Anthony ONeal joins me to help answer Stephen's question. We discuss all things student loans including what IBR is, how student loan refinancing fits in and Anthony's take on student loan forgiveness. RESOURCES Anthony ONeal (Website): Destroy Your Student Loan Debt (Book): Refinance Student Loans (SoFi): HTTP://  
As a small business owner, negative reviews can be devastating. They can deal a major blow to your confidence and, in some cases, to your bottom line. We invited two small business owners to the show to discuss this very topic. Wendy Hill Manson, Airbnb Superhost, and David Manson, Co-Founder of Blackrocks Brewery, discuss the impact of negative reviews on their businesses and how to deal with them. SHOW RESOURCES Blackrocks Brewery: Hewitt Onion Tower (Airbnb): Voicemail: Instagram:  
After doing this show for the last 5 years, I’ve heard from a lot of people that say they feel like a complete financial disaster. They are making good money, but they are disappointed with what they have to show for it. Our guest today has dedicated his life to fixing financial lives just like this and helping to transform them into millionaires. Peter Dunn a.k.a. Pete the Planner® is the CEO and Founder of Your Money Line, a corporate financial wellness solution, and Hey Money, a direct-to-consumer solution that connects people to friendly financial experts. EPISODE RESOURCES Pete the Planner (Website): Pete the Planner (YouTube): Hey Money: Your Money Line:  
It's the age-old question ... Can money buy happiness? Joe Saul-Sehy, Host of the Award-Winning Stacking Benjamins Podcast, joins us to help answer this question. There may not be a right answer, but the three of us explore it anyway. What do you think? SHOW RESOURCES Stacking Benjamins Podcast: Voicemail: Instagram:
Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) has grown in popularity lately. But does it pay well to do good? I speak with Personal Capital's Brendan Erne about what Socially Responsible Investing is and why investors are flocking to it.  Also, I have a conversation with Andrew Behar from As You Sow about how we can all hold corporations accountable in creating a better tomorrow for our families and our society.   SPONSOR NOTICE Advisory services are offered for a fee by Personal Capital Advisors Corporation (“PCAC”), a registered investment adviser with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training. Investing involves risk. Past performance is not indicative of future returns. You may lose money. PCAC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Personal Capital Corporation (“PCC”), an Empower company. PCC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Empower Holdings, LLC. © 2020 Personal Capital Corporation. All rights reserved.
At what point do we stop climbing the corporate ladder? For the last couple of years, Nicole has jumped back into the corporate world. She's doing a great job (per usual) and there is talk of a promotion and a raise. At this point in her life, she's not sure if she wants it. We discuss this situation together and talk about the costs of taking the promotion and climbing the corporate ladder. SHOW RESOURCES Cauliflower Pizza at Costco (DELISH): Voicemail: Instagram:  
Author Jennifer Barrett wants women to earn more and worry less. As our nation grows with more and more female breadwinners, Jennifer is on a mission to ensure women are creating the most successful future possible. In our interview, she shares helpful tips for women who want to make more, invest more, and have the freedom to make the decisions that work best for them and their families. EPISODE RESOURCES Personal Capital (Sponsor):  HTTP://  Think Like a Breadwinner (Book): Jennifer Barrett (Website): Instagram:  
Some folks say keeping score in relationships is a bad idea. We disagree. Nicole and I discuss how keeping score in our marriage helps us keep our sanity and helps each other feel loved. We discuss how this scorekeeping has changed throughout our marriage and why it may be a helpful relationship tactic for other couples. SHOW RESOURCES 5 Love Languages (Book): Voicemail: Instagram:  
Samantha and her husband are trying to decide between a 15-year mortgage and a 30-year mortgage. Scott Trench and Mindy Jensen, co-hosts of the wildly popular BiggerPockets Money Podcast and the authors of the new book, "First Time Home Buyer", join to help answer her question.  Also, we hear from Abby Feuer from DonorsChoose about the state of teaching in America and how we can all help.   
Is it better to be an employee or an entrepreneur? Nicole has been an employee her entire adult life and Andy is diving into year 2 of being a small business owner. They dive into the pros and cons of being an employee and the same for entrepreneurship. SHOW RESOURCES 5 Love Languages (Book): Voicemail: Instagram:
Tiffany Aliche (aka "The Budgetnista") shares how she went from being an unemployed pre-school teacher to an 8-figure business leader. And the entire process happened within 10 years' time! The Budgetnista's story is so inspiring. You won't want to miss this one.  EPISODE RESOURCES Personal Capital (Sponsor):  Corporate Wellness (Contact):  Get Good With Money (Book): The Budgetnista (Website): Instagram: MARRIAGE KIDS AND MONEY: This award-winning blog, podcast and YouTube channel are dedicated to helping young families build wealth and thrive. Each week, Andy Hill interviews personal finance experts, families who've achieved financial independence and debt-free young parents. Blog: Podcast:  Facebook Group: Coaching:
Love is in the air! But do opposites attract? Nicole and I talk about our larger-than-normal tax refund and we both have VERY different views on what to do with the money. We over-analyze our differences with money and ponder about other differences and opposites in relationships. Can these types of differences work in relationships over the long term? We hash and out and decide.  Show Resources: Voicemail: Instagram: 
Have you heard of The One Thing, but don't know what it is? Geoff Woods, the host of The One Thing Podcast, shares how we can conquer our goals and have more time dedicated to the people and things we love. We can do this by answering one simple question. Find out what it is today! EPISODE RESOURCES The One Thing (Book): The One Thing (Website): Instagram:  ABOUT GEOFF WOODS Geoff Woods is the Co-Founder and President of ProduKtive, the company behind The ONE Thing and the host of The ONE Thing podcast which is in the top 5% of all podcasts in the world. After hearing the Jim Rohn quote that "you are the average of the 5 people you spend the most time with" Geoff set out on a mission to surround himself with high-level CEOs and successful entrepreneurs. Fast forward, Geoff went from employee to entrepreneur, launching a company with the co-authors of the best-selling book The ONE Thing. Geoff has been featured in and is on a mission to help people better invest their time and achieve extraordinary results.
Are you getting started with the Dave Ramsey Baby Steps? After completing all 7 Baby Steps, Nicole and I have some pros and cons to share from our experience. We hope our thoughts help you on your journey to financial freedom and beyond! DAVE RAMSEY RESOURCES Total Money Makeover (Book):  Financial Peace University (Course): HTTP://  Dave Ramsey Baby Steps: MARRIAGE KIDS AND MONEY: This award-winning blog, podcast and YouTube channel are dedicated to helping young families build wealth and thrive. Each week, Andy Hill interviews personal finance experts, families who've achieved financial independence and debt-free young parents. On Fridays, Nicole Hill leads a podcast called "Bread & Wine" where the couple debates money issues while having a glass of wine. Blog: Podcast: Facebook Group: Coaching: DISCLAIMER This show may contain affiliate links or links from our advertisers where we earn a commission, direct payment or products. Opinions are the creators alone, and this content has not been provided by, reviewed, approved or endorsed by any advertiser. Information shared on this channel is for entertainment purposes only and should not be considered as professional advice. Marriage Kids and Money ( is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to
Paying off your mortgage early is an idea that I absolutely love! But I know it's not for everyone ... I decided to look at the disadvantages of paying off your mortgage so people can see both sides of the argument and make the best decision for them. Also, we hear from Juan from Michigan whose simple term life insurance policy changed the course of his family's life. 
Are you considering the FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement? This is a big decision to make especially if you're in a committed relationship. It's not just your decision ... it affects both of you. Andy shares how he learned this the hard way and how he and Nicole are now pursuing a version of Slow FI ... enjoying your life and your work today instead of the traditional FIRE path.
Are you having more marriage fights lately? Kim and Penn Holderness, of Holderness Family Productions, join us to discuss their new book "Everybody Fights: So Why Not Get Better at It?". After more than a decade of being married and working together, Kim and Penn share how they embrace the marriage fights and the tactics they use to resolve them. I'm lucky to have Nicole join me for the interview today too!
Wondering how your marriage roles lately? Is it okay to change from your current station in marriage? Perhaps you're ready to go back to work instead of being a stay-at-home parent or you're ready to take on more of the domestic duties. Andy and Nicole discuss how their roles have changed throughout their 10-year marriage. They share the pros and cons of working full-time and being a stay-at-home parent full-time. What is your current role in marriage? Are you ready for a change?
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