Ep 123: Is Your Bank A Friend Or Frenemy? - Jean Chatzky - Making money make sense

Ep 123: Is Your Bank A Friend Or Frenemy?

This week’s big question: Do you trust your bank? Since 2008, the answer for many Americans has been…not so much. We’re diving into all your feels around our country’s banking system with UPenn’s Lisa Servon, author of “The Unbanking of America: How the New Middle Class Survives.” We discuss her take on banks large and small and why more Americans continue to flee traditional ones for both credit unions and fintech alternatives. In Mailbag, we answer your questions on catch-up strategies for retirement savings and whether buying your first (or second) home in your 20s is a viable investment strategy. And we wrap with a little econ talk. The US economy kicked into high gear this spring, but will it last? Stay tuned….

Catch up on what you missed:

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  • It’s college application season for thousands of high school seniors across the country — and the ones who love them. Whether you’re up against the deadline this year — or see it coming around the corner — it’s never too early to start strategizing. We sat down with independent university admissions counselor and founder and […]

    September 12, 2018

    Ep 126: Your Survival Guide For College App Season

  • We have that back-to-school spirit over here and it inspired us to do a Bonus Mailbag! Here’s what’s on the syllabus: Ideas outside of retirement for investing “for fun,” the perks of making additional mortgage payments (but also whether you should? Think ROI!), 529 alternatives, why someone might put her home in a trust and […]

    September 7, 2018

    Bonus Mailbag #11

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