Happy Brown Ambition Wednesday!
On today's show...
We take some of your burning credit card questions and reveal the little known truth about those free credit scores that so many sites and credit cards offer these days.
As promised, here's the MagnifyMoney guide to getting your free credit score >
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On today's show, we talk about the sneaky little secret Mandi has been keeping. She's a cash hoarder! And it's finally time to start thinking beyond the basic savings account and 401(k) and exploring other ways to invest, which we'll cover on today's show.
Also, we take questions from two listeners. One wants to know if Acorns is really a good app for investing and another wants to know if she should remove herself as an authorized user on her husband's credit card.
Note: Sorry in advance for the spotty audio. We use Skype and the company experienced serious service issues the night we recorded.
Watching the latest sexual harassment bombshell unfold, this time in the face of media mogul Harvey Weinstein, has been another opportunity to reflect on the enormous courage it takes to speak up and speak out against harassment.
We also cover Jemele Hill's recent suspension* by ESPN and the Dove Ad that is stirring up controversy.
Today's questions both pertain to the murky world of secured credit cards.
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One more episode till 100!!!!
*Correction: Hill was suspended not fired. Sorry for the mistake.
Our hearts are with the victims of the senseless attack in Las Vegas, as well as our fellow Americans in Puerto Rico still struggling in the wake of hurricane Maria.
We talk a bit about these tragedies on today's show and wanted to point out some ways you can help if you're feeling so moved:
GoFundMe has a dedicated page for Las Vegas shooting-related fundraisers: https://www.gofundme.com/raise-funds/las-vegas-shooting
You can also show solidarity like the hundreds who stood in line for hours to donate blood this week by signing up to donate blood wherever you live: http://www.redcross.org/give-blood