In the season finale, I talk about how my finances and money management mindset changed this year, from paying down credit card debt to buying a new car, and what money moves I’ll be making in 2021. Don’t forget to subscribe, leave a 5-star review, and follow me on Twitter and Instagram @megumismisson to get … Continued
What exactly does a financial advisor do? When do you need one? How do you find a good one? Rob Carrigg – a Certified Financial Planner, founder of Carrigg Wealth Advisors, and named one of New Hampshire’s top financial advisors by publications such as Forbes – joins this episode to answers all of those questions … Continued
The Millennial Money Woman joins this episode to share her budgeting guidelines, how she makes budgeting fun (wine is involved), and how to save for both retirement and recreation. As a Certified Financial Planner with a Master’s in Personal Financial Planning, she also knows that becoming a millionaire is not as impossible as it sounds. … Continued
Where should I put my savings for a future home? How much should I have saved for retirement? What’s an emergency fund? In this episode, I go over the guidelines we can use to make sure we’re financially prepared for emergencies, can plan ahead for expenses like vacations, and get the retirement we deserve.
From slavery, segregation, and the 2008 financial crisis to today, guest Mike Oneal explains why the racial wealth gap is “genocidal” and how reparations would benefit all Americans. With a Master’s in African American Studies and Journalism and work experience ranging from the military to Wall Street, Mike brings his personal and professional experience to … Continued
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
Labor attorney, political science professor, and author Laura Fleming joins this episode to talk about the gender pay gap and answer the ultimate question: Can women really have it all? We discuss the history of the pay gap, what currently affects it, and how biology and nature vs. nurture play a role in the important … Continued
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
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
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
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.