Why Didn't They Teach Me This In School - Money and life management

By Cary Siegel

This podcast focuses on learning how to effectively manage both your money and your life. Importantly, it is done simply with real-life memorable examples rather than theory, numbers and lecture. It is built off of Cary Siegel's best selling books "Why didn't they teach me this in school? 99 personal money management principles to live by” and “Why didn’t they teach me this in school too? 99 life management principles to live by”. The goal is to motivate you to take control of both your finances and your life.

  1. 1.
    74 - Plan and prioritize your "to-do's”
    5:34
  2. 2.
    73 - Be proactive and don't procrastinate
    5:37
  3. 3.
    72 - Persistence and perseverance gets you very far in life
    5:14
  4. 4.
    71 - Be positive and passionate about everything you do
    6:48
  5. 5.
    70 - Moving forward with "life management"
    8:41
  6. 6.
    69 - Some good legal advice
    7:39
  7. 7.
    68 - Choosing the best accountant
    4:17
  8. 8.
    67 - Big wedding vs. house downpayment?
    4:22
  1. 9.
    Episode 66 - Life insurance:: what makes sense for you?
    5:24
  2. 10.
    65 - Health insurance is a "must"
    3:53
  3. 11.
    64 - Renter's insurance - don't forget to get it
    4:28
  4. 12.
    63 - Smart advice on home and automobile insurance
    5:29
  5. 13.
    62 - Diversify with ETFs and mutual funds
    7:40
  6. 14.
    61 - Don't invest in just a few stocks or play "hunches" and "tips"
    6:01
  7. 15.
    60 - Don't strikeout looking for the financial home run
    3:44
  8. 16.
    59 - Don't fall for "get rich quick" schemes
    7:54
  9. 17.
    58 - Manage your own money
    4:51
  10. 18.
    57 - Mortgage advice: How do I get the best interest rate, length and terms?
    7:08
  11. 19.
    56 - Mortgage advice: how much should your down payment and monthly payment be?
    4:55
  12. 20.
    55 - Buying a house: the most important factors to consider
    9:48
  13. 21.
    54 - Buying a house: buy less house than you can afford
    5:10
  14. 22.
    53 - Renting: managing your security deposit
    4:56
  15. 23.
    52 - Renting: how much should I budget?
    7:09
  16. 24.
    51 - Rent don't buy...until you are settled
    6:25
  17. 25.
    50 - Spend now to save later
    5:56
  18. 26.
    49 - Interview with my son, college student Luke Siegel
    15:04
  19. 27.
    48 - Negotiate everything
    9:17
  20. 28.
    47 - Purchase last year's model on high-ticket items
    4:52
  21. 29.
    46 - A fool proof car buying strategy
    6:10
  22. 30.
    45 - Check every bill and receipt you get
    6:29
  23. 31.
    44 - Pay all your bills on time every single month
    6:57
  24. 32.
    43- Know what your monthly bills are, and take action when they are increased
    5:36
  25. 33.
    42 - Money management interview: David Calzi, Managing partner Ernst & Young
    13:40
  26. 34.
    41 - Money management interview Part 2: Tara & Ken Blumberg, married couple - focus on Tara
    11:03
  27. 35.
    40 - Money management Interview Part 1: Ken & Tara Blumberg, married couple - focus on Ken
    12:09
  28. 36.
    39 - Money management interview: Howie Schweibel, retail business owner
    8:35
  29. 37.
    38 - Money management interview: Aaron Siegel, Financial services entrepreneur
    11:51
  30. 38.
    37 - Money management interview: Linda Bart, Educator
    8:03
  31. 39.
    36 - Money management interview: Richard Byrne, Chairman and CEO
    19:04
  32. 40.
    35 - Money management interview: Paul Aberasturi, Chief Financial Officer
    8:52
  33. 41.
    34 - Drop "unhealthy" spending habits
    3:06
  34. 42.
    33 - Before you buy an expensive luxury, stop and make sure you really want it
    3:55
  35. 43.
    32 - Determine what everyday products and services are important to you
    3:56
  36. 44.
    31 - Stay away from "small bargains" that really aren't
    4:54
  37. 45.
    30 - Stay away from "great deals" that really aren't
    6:56
  38. 46.
    29 - Don't underestimate the cost of ownership
    4:33
  39. 47.
    28 - Prioritize your wants and needs
    5:11
  40. 48.
    27 - Don't try to keep up with the Joneses; they're going bankrupt
    4:59
  41. 49.
    26 - Have a saving vs. a spending mindset
    2:50
  42. 50.
    25 - Coupons make $ense
    4:47

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