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Motley Fool Answers: Fall Into the October Mailbag!

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Motley Fool Answers: Fall Into the October Mailbag!
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. In this week's show, Motley Fool Analyst Jim Mueller joins the team to answer your questions about calculating portfolio returns, why bother with cash or bonds, whether you should take defensive action because of the election, and much more. And if your kid is obsessed with retirement, find out how they could be on TV!
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Motley Fool Answers: Small Caps, Value, International – Oh, My!

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Motley Fool Answers: Small Caps, Value, International – Oh, My!
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. In this week's show, the S&P 500 has trounced smaller, cheaper, and non-U.S. stocks over the past several years. Is this just a typical cycle, or will the trend continue? Senior Advisor Bill Mann joins the team to explain what’s happening and what to do.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Bill Mann


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Motley Fool Answers: 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your 401k

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Motley Fool Answers: 7 Ways to Make the Most of Your 401k
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. In this week's show, the team explains to us how to maximize the returns from your 401k as well as evaluate your options and lobby for a better plan at your workplace.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Motley Fool Answers: The In’s and Out’s of IPOs

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Motley Fool Answers: The In’s and Out’s of IPOs
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. In this week's show, Abi Malin, analyst with The Motley Fool’s Discovery: IPO Trailblazers service, joins the team to explain the IPO process and talk about recent and upcoming IPOs to watch.
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Abi Malin, Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Motley Fool Answers: It’s the September Mailbag!

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Motley Fool Answers: It’s the September Mailbag!
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. In this week's show, Megan Brinsfield from Motley Fool Wealth Management joins the team to talk about Incentive Stock Options, HSAs versus FSAs, tax benefits for working from home, and more.
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Megan Brinsfield


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Motley Fool Answers: What’s Behind the Unemployment Numbers?

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Motley Fool Answers: What’s Behind the Unemployment Numbers?
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. In this week's episode, the team is joined by Dr. Rakesh Kochhar from the Pew Research Center to help us understand how the unemployment rate is calculated, how to dig into the numbers of the monthly Jobs Report, and the impact of COVID-19 on workers in the US.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Dr. Rakesh Kochhar


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Motley Fool Answers: Will You Be Able to Work as Long as You Want?

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Motley Fool Answers: Will You Be Able to Work as Long as You Want?
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. In this week's show, Richard Johnson of the Urban Institute discusses the likelihood that workers over the age of 50 will experience a career disruption, and how to increase the chances that you can work well into your 60s.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp, Richard Johnson


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Motley Fool Answers: What’s Up With Mortgages and Real Estate

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Motley Fool Answers: What’s Up With Mortgages and Real Estate
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. In this week's show, Bankrate’s Jeff Ostrowski joins the team to discuss how residential real estate has fared during the pandemic, the challenges of refinancing, housing affordability, and more.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Motley Fool Answers: A Chat With Bola Sokunbi of Clever Girl Finance

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Motley Fool Answers: A Chat With Bola Sokunbi of Clever Girl Finance
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. In this week's show, Bola Sokunbi, CEO and Founder of Clever Girl Finance, talks about growing up in Nigeria, saving more than $100,000 in three years on a mid-level salary in NYC, and starting her own business after being spurned by investors and banks.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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Motley Fool Answers: August Mailbag with Sean Gates

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Motley Fool Answers: August Mailbag with Sean Gates
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. In this week's show, the team will answer your questions about the backdoor Roth, "investing" in insurance, Risk Parity ETFs, selling stocks to pay off your mortgage, and much more.
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Alison Southwick, Robert Brokamp


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