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Paychecks & Balances | Personal Finance & Career Advice for Millennials

Looking for a down-to-earth approach to personal finance and career advice? This funformative podcast will help you get it together financially and professionally without boring you to sleep. Join Rich & Marcus for upbeat discussions on work and money with a millennial spin. New episodes out every Tuesday. Got personal finance or career advice questions/topics you'd like us to cover? Email us at info@paychecksandbalances.com!
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May 31, 2016
This week we discuss why it's important (and beneficial) to keep your income profile updated on your credit card(s). In the market for a new credit card? We also discuss the pros/cons and "how to" not only search for a new credit card but also how to pick the credit card that best fits your specific need. Lastly, staying on the subject of debt management this week, we share our 5 favorites from @MyFabFinance of MyFabFinance.com’s 12 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Be Doing If You’re Broke. Announcements: Looking for more career development and debt freedom tips? Join our email list at PaychecksandBalances.com/email for exclusive content including show updates, digital giveaways, and more. We don’t spam. We just keeps it real. Yes, keeps. LIKE us on Facebook.com/PaychecksandBalances or follow us on Twitter @PayBalances! Have an anonymous question? Drop a question at ask.fm/PayBalances. Our only request: Please be respectful.
May 26, 2016
Today's question: You guys give great info and I just enjoy listening to you while at work. Please keep up the great work...young professionals need you. Now on to the question...I'm looking to transition to another division within my company (getting back in the lab space) and a hiring manager for a position I'm interested in agreed to an informal meeting with me to discuss the role. Even through it's informal, are all of the rules still the same for my part? Also, is it okay to bring/ discuss my resume? I don't want it to seem like I'm trying to go around the online application/ hiring system that is in place but since I'll have the hiring manager's ear I want to make it memorable. Got questions you'd like us to answer on the show? Email us at info at paychecksandbalances dot com! Announcements: Looking for more career development and debt freedom tips? Join our email list at PaychecksandBalances.com/email for exclusive content including show updates, digital giveaways, and more. We don’t spam. We just keeps it real. Yes, keeps. LIKE us on Facebook.com/PaychecksandBalances or follow us on Twitter @PayBalances! Have an anonymous question? Drop a question at ask.fm/PayBalances. Our only request: Please be respectful.
May 24, 2016
"The Millennials shall inherit the Earth." – Ancient Internet Proverb In 2015, Millennials passed Baby Boomers as the largest generation. So, what now? Are we too young to start our Millennial-Life Crisis? What does a Millennial’s “pursuit of happiness” and the new “American Dream” look like through the eyes of Millennials? Ranging in age from 18-34, many of us are, or will soon be, confronting these questions for the first time. This week, we discuss three tips to help avoid the Millennial Crisis and instead, turn your questions into answers. Give it a listen and share your thoughts in the comments or email us for a chance to hear our response to your question(s) on an upcoming show. Announcements: Looking for more career development and debt freedom tips? Join our email list at PaychecksandBalances.com/email for exclusive content including show updates, digital giveaways, and more. We don’t spam. We just keeps it real. Yes, keeps. LIKE us on Facebook.com/PaychecksandBalances or follow us on Twitter @PayBalances! Have an anonymous question? Drop a question at ask.fm/PayBalances. Our only request: Please be respectful.
May 17, 2016

This week we follow-up on a success story from a listener's following of our advice form PB8: Credit Roulette. On the career management and job front we discuss the following quote:

What do you think? Is it your job's responsibility to make you happy? Can you really check off the boxes of good money, work life balance, and job satisfaction or do you have to sacrifice one for the other? If yes, how did you succeed at manage to land a rewarding career that aligns with your personal happiness? Lastly, we provide some tips for finding jobs in a new career field when you're not positive about the exact job titles to search.

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May 9, 2016

PAYMENTS? Credit card, PAYMENTS? WE TALKING CREDIT CARDS PAYMENTS??? That's right friends. We talking credit card payments. This week we also address two listener questions from our Twitter account:

  1.  RT @mmhmmgirl @PayBalances: what's the quickest way to get a lowered interest rate?
  2. RT @itsa_toristory @PayBalances: what should I be looking for when getting my first credit card?

#PayBal Episode 8 covers:

Have more questions about the best debt payment plan? We recommend you use this FREE BankRate calculator to find even more ways to save on your credit cards and identify the best debt repayment strategy for your budget or contact us with your specific career or debt management question for a future PaychecksAndBalances Q&A.

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Looking for more career development and debt freedom tips? Join our email list at PaychecksandBalances.com/email for exclusive content including show updates, digital giveaways, and more. We don’t spam. We just keeps it real. Yes, keeps.

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Have an anonymous question? Drop a question at ask.fm/PayBalances. Our only request: Please be respectful.

May 3, 2016

On a quick note, Rich discusses the benefits of keeping yourcredit card information up-to-date (income, address, etc.).However, this week's main topics? Career moves you can make in your20s to win in your 30s. Already in your 30s? Ok, still applies! Weshare our own experiences and lessons learned from the5Best Career Moves to Make in Your 30s. Topics cover but are byno means limited to: 1) How to Boost Your Leadership Skills; 2) TheImportance of Networking and Coworker Relationships; 3) WhyYour Relationship with Your Ex-Boss Is Still Important at Your NewJob; 4) Public Image and Personal Branding (Be sure to check outour previousepisode on the importance of branding and mentoring here); and5) How Public Speaking Can Set You Apart from Your Peers. Also,need additional tips to improve your public speaking? We have an episode for that.

Announcements:

Looking for more career development and debt freedom tips? Joinour email list at PaychecksandBalances.com/email for exclusive contentincluding show updates, digital giveaways, and more. We don’t spam.We just keeps it real. Yes, keeps.

LIKE us on Facebook.com/PaychecksandBalances or follow us onTwitter @PayBalances!

Have an anonymous question? Drop a question at ask.fm/PayBalances.Our only request: Please be respectful.

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