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322: How to Manage Your Money, with Jill Schlesinger

By Dave Stachowiak

Jill Schlesigner: Jill on Money Jill Schlesinger is the Emmy-nominated Business Analyst for CBS News. Jill appears on CBS radio and television stations nationwide covering the economy, markets, investing, and anything else with a dollar sign. She is the host of the Jill on Money podcast and of the nationally syndicated radio show, Jill on Money, which airs in over 95 markets. Key Points First Three Financial Steps: Pay off consumer debt Create emergency fund of 6-12 months of living expenses Maximize retirement contributions You only need a financial advisor once you’ve achieved the first three financial steps. Life insurance is a cornerstone of a family’s financial security. Think about if your death would result in financial hardship for someone else. 90% of people should buy term life insurance. Make sure your advisor is held to the fiduciary standard. Put a freeze on your credit file for each of the credit bureaus. Resources Mentioned Marilyn Pittman letsmakeaplan.org napfa.org - National Association of Personal Financial Advisors lifehappens.org Haven Life equifaxsecurity2017.com annualcreditreport.com The Little Book of Common Sense Investing: The Only Way to Guarantee Your Fair Share of Stock Market Returns by John Bogle* Betterment Jill on Money podcast Activate Your Free Coaching for Leaders Membership Get immediate access to my free, 10-day audio course, 10 Ways to Empower the People You Lead. Give me 10 minutes a day for 10 days to get the most immediate, practical actions to become a better leader. Join at CoachingforLeaders.com. Related Episodes CFL145: Improve Your Writing With Practical Typography CFL245: How to Engage With Humor CFL310: How to Reduce Drama With Kids

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