Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4U show where the basics of investments are discussed. The features of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and investment objectives and what they mean will be discussed.
Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4U show about the 5 Things to Do Before You Get College Acceptances. Besides celebrating your teen's success so far in life, Barbie will go over how to determine the priorities and needs of your student before saying yes to one school over another. In addition, she wil help you figure out the actual expenses for attending each college under consideration. Barbie will walk you through how to determining how much money you have available to pay for college as well as what any financial aid offers will mean to your student. In addition, if you find your student isn't really ready yet, Barbie will share alternative ideas to traditional four year college with you.
In this week's MoneySmarts4U show, host, Barbie O'Connor, covers the financial considerations of having your first child. How many children can you afford, do you know your rights to parental leave, are you and your partner on the same page regarding parental teamwork, costs of fertility treatments and adoption, the lifetime cost of your child, tax breaks you can take for child care, and evaluating whether to fund your retirement or save money for your child's college expenses are all discussed in this show.
Does your three year old want a puppy? Are you longing for some unconditional love from a furry friend? Join host, Barbie O'Connor, for this MoneySmarts4U show, about the 5 things you need to know before you add a new pet to your household. Pet owner responsibilities, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, costs of pet ownership, and ending your relationship with your pet will all be part of this broadcast.
Join host Barbie O'Connor for this MoneySmarts4u show about the 7 things you need to know before you buy a house. What other costs are involved with buying a house besides the commission? What is the single most important thing you need to remember about buying real estate? What negotiating techniques can help you buy at the perfect price for the market? What are deed restrictions? How to get a mortgage you can afford? These and other real estate related topics will be covered in this week's show.
Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4u show about planning your dream wedding while staying within a pricetag you can afford. During the show, Barbie will go over what you want to remember about your wedding, paying for the wedding, whether you need a wedding planner and how to work with one, and creating a wedding expense plan that meets your needs and your honeymoon and reentry to your old and new lives.
Women and Money is the topic of this week's MoneySmarts4u show with host Barbie O'Connor. After years of working with women, serving as a mentor and advisor to women who managed their own money, Barbie shares her observations dedicated to empower women everywhere to be confident in their own abilities practiced each day of their lives regardless of where they live and who they are.
On this show, she reminds women that they can do math, that they end up with more money than men, but keep letting men manage it for them, that they can successfully build their investment portfolios like they build their wardrobes, that they get better long-term investment results than men, and that sharing financial responsibilities within a family results in greater success for each generation involved.
In the spirit of the February theme of the financial side of Love and Romance, host of the MoneySmarts4u show, Barbie O'Connor, will cover topics such as talking about money with your beloved BEFORE you tie the knot, why a prenuptial agreement is a good thing to discuss, prepare and execute, how to live together before marriage, the importance of getting to know your beloved's famiy and friends before the big day, and breaking an engagement and canceling your wedding if you change your mind.
Join host, Barbie O'Connor, on this MoneySmarts4u show, where your questions will be the stars of the week. Winterizing your car, the best student loan options, saving money and resources at your home, the 1099 form, and personal financial apps to try on your phone will be covered in this week's show.
Join host Barbie O'Connor for this MoneySmarts4U show about working with financial professionals. Learn about financial advisors, investment advisors, Certified Financial Planners, Chartered Life Underwriters, and portfolio managers. Prepare for your first meeting by determining your 3 most important financial goals, getting your paperwork in order, and learning what to expect when you work with these professionals. Learn how to evaluate performance and when to fire these advisors.