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Bleav in Ms. Money Moves

Are you trying to get your financial sh*t together, but don't know where to begin? Maybe you're sick of getting abstract financial advice from old men. You’re definitely tired of getting yelled at for buying iced coffee or avocado toast. Host Megumi Smisson is, too. Join her as she starts making money moves to get simple, fun, and actually applicable tips that will make managing your money less scary and less confusing!

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Side Hustle & Flow

Whether you’re already part of the gig economy or are thinking about starting a side gig, don’t forget that money management is an important part of your side hustle! From taxes to business checking accounts, we go over the key things to keep in mind so we can focus on making money instead of stressing … Continued

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‘Tis the Season of Spending

It’s almost time for the holidays! The holiday season means giving and gifting, which…sometimes means overspending. My goal is to avoid the overspending part this year, so join me in being smart(er) about holiday shopping. We’ll go over budgeting, the different ways that costs can add up, and ways to save money while still being … Continued

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Investing & Financial Education with Beanstox CEO, Connor O’Brien

Connor O’Brien, President & CEO of automated investing app Beanstox (co-founded by Kevin O’Leary aka Mr. Wonderful of Shark Tank) joins this episode to talk about investing and the importance of financial education. We discuss how a lack of financial education affects us, various barriers to investing, and why investing and setting financial goals should … Continued

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Vote For Your Money

Did you know that the election affects you financially? Whether you have a lot of money or not, who you vote for influences your taxes, job security, retirement account, and even how much you pay for products. Learn why it’s important for every one of us to vote, and go to vote.org and Megumi’s Twitter … Continued

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What’s Your Credit Score?

When three numbers can affect everything from where you live to where you’ll work or how expensive a loan will be, it’s important to know everything about it! We dive into all things credit score in this episode: its history, the different scoring models, what affects your score, and why good credit is so important.

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Tackling Debt

The one thing that nobody wants but a large majority of us have? Debt. Today, we discuss different approaches to paying off debt, whether it’s student loans or credit cards, and the pros and cons of the snowball and avalanche methods. We also touch on specific tools to tackle credit card debt – including negotiating … Continued

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Host Info

Megumi Smisson

Originally from Tokyo, Japan, Megumi Smisson is a current Angeleno who has previously lived in New York and San Francisco. After graduating from New York University, she worked in entertainment marketing before pursuing a career as an actor. After getting some TV, commercial, and hosting experience under her belt along with years of waiting tables, Megumi returned to the corporate world as an international marketing professional. Throughout her multicultural upbringing, corporate experience, and creative endeavors, Megumi has learned above all else the importance of financial knowledge for anyone all across the world.