JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-A show devoted to answering your personal financial questions and covering current events in personal finance. Giving people a new perspective on their money!

May 20, 2012  
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Highlights of today's show:

  • A lot of different topics covered on today's show
  • The "I graduated from college . . . now what?" teleseminar turned out great
  • How exercise is a great metaphor for our finances
  • Columbus Dispatch series on errors in credit reports
  • Joint and Separate money management

First the “I just graduated from college . . . now what?” teleseminar was a big success. Thanks to all of you who helped out. If you missed it you can check out the replay here. I plan on doing more of these in the future.

I have talked about this before, but isn’t exercising a great metaphor for our finances? It does not matter if you are getting on a budget, paying off debt, saving for retirement, or starting a business, whenever you start to make change in your life there will always be some growing pains, just like exercising. I found this out the hard way this past week when I went for a run and soon realized that I had nothing in my legs.

Next, my hometown paper The Columbus Dispatch recently ran a series titled Credit Scars which was about errors in credit reports and how they impact the victims. It was a fascinating series that I recommend you check out. I am not a big fan of the credit score but everybody needs to check their credit report at least once a year for validity. You can do so for free at annualcreditreport.com In addition my friend Steve Stewart at moneyplansos.com just did a podcast on what you can do to prevent identify theft which goes hand in hand with the series.

Finally, we covered an interesting blog series that Emily is doing over at evolingpf.com titled Joint and Separate Money series. In the series she goes over some studies that she has found on couples and how they manage money. It is pretty interesting. You know I am a big proponent of having joint accounts and so far the research has backed up my opinion.

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