Info

Motley Fool Answers

Saving, spending, planning — you've got money questions and we've got answers. Every week host Alison Southwick and personal finance expert Robert Brokamp challenge the conventional wisdom on life's biggest financial issues to reveal what you really need to know to make smart money moves. Send your questions to answers@fool.com.
RSS Feed
2019
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2014
December


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: Page 3
Sep 4, 2018

Caring for an aging loved one is no easy feat. We’re joined by AARP’s Amy Goyer, who will share her remarkable first-hand experience as well as her advice for managing the challenges you’ll face as a caregiver.

www.linkedin.com/fool

Aug 28, 2018

We’re joined by Ross Anderson to help us tackle your questions about investing in collectibles and silver, whether a VUL is a good substitute for a 529, and when to tell if higher fund fees are worth it.

Sponsored link: http://www.molekule.com code fool

Aug 21, 2018

We learn from two Motley Fool members on how they are sharing the love of investing with their kids—and how you can do it, too.

Thanks to Away for supporting The Motley Fool. Go to awaytravel.com/fool and use the promo code fool to get $20 off a suitcase!

Aug 14, 2018

Motley Fool’s Chief Investing Officer, Andy Cross, and the advisor on Motley Fool’s Total Income service, Ron Gross, share their Foolish take on when to sell a stock. Filmed in front of a live FoolFest audience.

Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Aug 7, 2018

 

The Ascent’s Austin Smith is back to share advice on how to get the best mortgage for you. We’ll also cover the growing menace of robocalls and Bro introduces us to another Philanthropist Next Door.

Thanks Handy for your support. To get your first 3-hour cleaning for $39 when you sign up for a plan, visit Handy.com/fool and use promo code fool

Jul 31, 2018

We’re tackling your investing questions with the help of Motley Fool Analysts Jason Moser and Abi Malin including whether you should sell your winners, how to learn more about financial statements, voting versus non-voting shares, and more.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Go to www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 off your first job post.

Jul 24, 2018

It’s time to take our annual trip out to FoolFest where you can listen in to the best parts of the conference without leaving the comforts of home. To celebrate our 25th anniversary of The Motley Fool, it’s an all-founder episode with Tom and David Gardner.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 credit toward your first job post.

Jul 17, 2018

With the economy humming along and the employment rate so low, we’re joined in the studio by Lee Burbage and Kara Chambers of The Motley Fool’s People Team with their advice on how and why you should ask for a raise.

Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

Jul 10, 2018

The head of The Motley Fool's new personal finance site, The Ascent, joins us to talk about three credit card trends. Alison is going to debunk the myth of the wunderkind tech entrepreneur and Bro will introduce us to an inspiring philanthropist next door.

Jul 3, 2018

To celebrate the 4th of July here in the US, Bro cannot tell a lie as he shares money lessons from the life of George Washington. He'll also share a tale of financial independence of a couple who retired 27 years ago at age 38. The Motley Fool's interns share their summer recommendations.

Jun 26, 2018

With the help of Motley Fool Wealth Management financial planner Sean Gates, we'll answer your questions about health insurance for early retirees, avoiding transaction fees, finding a fair fee-only advisor, and whether you should prioritize paying off your mortgage.

The information in this podcast is intended for educational purposes only and is not intended as personal financial advice

Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool.

Jun 19, 2018

This week, we're exploring why there's room for optimism in the stock market, even if you're an awfulizer like Bro. We're also going to light the campfire of science in order to roast the famous marshmallow test.

Jun 12, 2018

Whether you’re a new dad, a dad of teenagers, or empty nester, we’ve got financial advice for whatever stage of Fatherdom you are in. For everyone else, enjoy our Father’s Day Gift Guide—because his nagging was actually hinting this whole time.

Thanks to Blooom and Casper for supporting the show. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool. Sponsored link: www.casper.com/fool code fool.

Jun 5, 2018

Special treat! Today we are joined by three of our podcast listeners -- people just like you! They'll share stories of their own financial journeys and some things they learned along the way. Plus, a mostly true and entirely Foolish walk down memory lane.

Thanks to LinkedIn for supporting The Motley Fool.  Go to https://www.linkedin.com/fool and get a $50 credit toward your first job post.

May 29, 2018

Naima Barnes joins us to answer your questions about long term care insurance, getting the best deal on a car loan, health savings accounts, calculating your savings rate and more.

May 22, 2018

Chances are you’re saving for retirement with the help of a 401k or 403b. Sadly, many plans are mediocre to horrible. We’re here to help you figure out if you’ve got one of the good ones—and what to do if you don’t.

Thanks to Harry’s for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get your Trial Set – go to Harrys.com/fool

May 15, 2018

Beth Kobliner joins us to talk about how common parental instincts aren’t always right when it comes to teaching kids about money.

Thanks to Molekule and HelloFresh for supporting the show. Get $75 off your first order at http://www.molekule.com code fool. Go to HelloFresh.com/MF30 and use the code MF30 to get $30 off your first week of deliveries.

May 8, 2018

New York Times reporter John Schwartz joins us to talk about his book, “This Is the Year I Put My Financial Life in Order,” and Bro shares 5 investing lessons from the fall of General Electric.

May 1, 2018

Jason Moser joins us to answer your investing-related questions like buying your first stock, comparing ETFs and mutual fund performance, moving to cash, and his favorite investing books.

Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool

Apr 24, 2018

The potential for a Trade War with China continues to dominate the headlines. With the help of Scott Kennedy of the Center for Strategic and International Studies we'll talk about what it means for us as consumers and investors.

Apr 17, 2018

Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix and Google (ahem, Alphabet) have had a heckuva ride lately. We’ll talk to Motley Fool Analyst, Matt Argersinger about the Zuckerberg Capitol Hill hearings and other recent events that have weighed on these tech giants.

Thanks to Blooom for supporting Motley Fool Answers. Get a month free with blooom401k.com/fool and code fool.

Apr 10, 2018

With the help of financial advisors from TheCollegeFundingCoach.org, we’re going to debunk the most common myths about applying for student aid and paying for college. We’ll also talk about the point when investment returns outweigh your contributions to your retirement stash and what you should do about it.

Slack: Where work happens. Go to slack.com to learn more.

Apr 3, 2018

Celebrating the best, and sometimes less-than-best, in investing and personal finance. This year we’re recognizing the Foolish Stock of the Year, Unsung CEO, Best Cryptocurrency To Go Broke With and more! With special guests: Motley Fool Analysts Tim Hanson, Aaron Bush and Matt Argersinger.

Mar 27, 2018

We’ll answer your questions about the benefits of after-tax 401(k), the Backdoor IRA, i-savings bonds, and if Bro really meant it when he said you should treat a pension like a bond.

Thanks to LegalZoom for supporting Motley Fool. Get special savings by going to legalzoom.com use code Fool at checkout

Mar 20, 2018

Author Alan Pell Crawford joins us to talk about his book, “How Not to Get Rich: The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain.” We’ll also learn a few lessons from the downfall of Theranos and its relentlessly deceptive founder.

Sponsored links:

1 « Previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Next » 10