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For this FINAL Payoff episode we’re talking career changes: whether you lost your job or you decided to leave, everyone could use help navigating this troubling time. First up, our hosts go through the four crucial steps that everyone should ta
Time to change it up — enough with WORK. What about PLAY? Taking a break and relaxing can be challenging because it costs money AND you have to take time off — not to mention planning a trip or even just a night out involves so many decisions!
This week we help you get healthy without spending your whole paycheck. First up are simple tricks from Mic's Payoff reporters to avoid paying too much for healthy food at the grocery store, and THEN we talk to wellness expert, cookbook author,
Protecting your financial identity is always important, but never more so than right now! We tell you what to do in the wake of the massive data breach at credit bureau Equifax (first step: go to right now to see
We’re changing gears on this episode: Instead of talking about how to GET more money, we’re focusing on giving it away. With the recent disasters across the U.S., a lot of us are wondering how to best help those affected, and donating money to
You may think of credit cards as dangerous and something that should generally be avoided, but they can be a super helpful financial tool when used smartly and in moderation. On this episode we’ve got a pair of experts to help us do just that:
It’s time to talk FREELANCING and the GIG ECONOMY. We break down full-time freelancing, side hustles and everything in between, as our hosts go through all the tips and special tricks they’ve learned to get the most from nontraditional work. Th
Searching for housing can be exhausting. From finding your first apartment to wondering if you can (or should) buy a house, figuring out the right place to live often feels pretty terrible. To help you feel better we have two housing experts on
We're back with an extra-special episode, and it's a doozy. Someone reached out to us with a money SOS, and we answered the call! Comedian and actor Gary Richardson's financial life is a mystifying disaster, so our hosts Chris and Antonia dive
We're taking a couple weeks off, but first here's a preview of what's coming later this summer! Next episode we're going to save someone's financial life, and THEN we're going to solve all your money mysteries in the areas of housing, freelanci
With more ways than ever to buy the things you want and need, shopping can seem overwhelming, but we’ve got the inside scoop on how to start SAVING money when you SPEND money. First up, we have the results of a blind taste test party conducted
Most millennials have some mistrust of the stock market due to the 2008 financial crisis. But in this episode it’s time for all of us to GET OVER that fear. First though we get the results of our recent “OH NO!” listener survey, plus Antonia an
If you think a company has wronged you, what do you do? We've got five great tips on how to make your voice heard and help you fight for YOUR money! Then we've got the godfather of consumer rights on the show, co-author of the Dodd-Frank cons
We're back with an update on Antonia's tax mystery, and Chris has pro tips for making travel a breeze. Then we get the complete inside scoop on navigating frustrating money mazes from Lauren Lyons Cole of the Consumer Reports Money Team. Finall
It’s a very special tax-time Payoff, and co-host Antonia Cereijido has her own tax MYSTERY she’s trying to solve. Also we talk to certified public accountant David A. Isaacs and get his answers to ALL the tax questions you may have been afraid
We're all about understanding student loans in this episode! We confront our own loan confusion and get expert advice from Heather Jarvis, a lawyer and student loan consultant who who offers student debt training and advice. Then we hear how th
You asked, and we answered! The #1 most-requested topic since the start of this show has been budgets: how to make a good one and how to stick to it. In this episode, we talk about our own budget successes and failures, then we get the real dea
We dive VERY deep into personal finance this week, as our hosts Chris and Antonia let your hear how money works in their love lives, plus we find out what it takes to convince banks you're attractive by upping your credit score. We also talk wi
Our second episode is all about work, jobs and getting the paycheck you deserve! We help demystify salary negotiation and talk through the importance of the Labor Department's monthly jobs report. Plus, we chat about the meaning of company cult
Welcome to The Payoff, a brand-new podcast from Mic! We're here to help you learn about the world of money, so you can earn, save and just HAVE more of it. This episode we answer the question "What does it actually mean to invest?" and get tips
Coming soon from Mic - The Payoff podcast. Each episode we’re going to explore the best way for you to learn more about money, plus get better at saving it, keeping it, and earning more of it. Full episodes every other week, starting January 26
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