The Best Personal Finance Content for Middle Incomes

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AI and the Future of Jobs

Even if we take the most optimistic prediction, that’s huge. Fourteen percent job loss would have massive ramifications on the economy, the stock market, the housing market, and every facet of our lives. Heck, even half of the most optimistic prediction would be an enormous game-changer.

But could this really be possible? Or is everyone panicking about what will essentially be a shift in the types of jobs that people hold — reminiscent of our shift from farm to factory, and from factory to office — but not an actual net job loss?

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How Our Mental Health Affects Our Finances

We chat about her history with mental illness, how that’s impacted her financial life, what sparked her desire to help those feeling suicidal over their debt, and how money can be the most important (and useless) thing in the world.

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Super Frugal Teacher

A myth about the people going after financial independence is that they’re all dudes in high paying tech jobs.

Penny defies all those stereotypes. Her and her husband are teachers on the path to financial independence. It’s almost as far from high paid tech bro as you can get! They live simply and cheaply after getting their finances off on the wrong foot. Literally. Penny had a problem buying designer shoes.

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Tuition Reimbursement

Ogechi Igbokwe understands how student loan debt can wreak havoc on our lives. How it robs us of our peace of mind and the ability to pursue our goals like buy a house, travel, get married or start a family.

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Wanna Swim in Cash?

And along comes this exciting concept, where if you put a bunch of money in, and you could talk other people into joining you, that everybody could make a lot of money. And it was all cash, and it was all fast, and it was all fun, and very optimistic and exciting.

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Save Money on Dental – With or Without Insurance

Here’s the thing: Teeth can be really, really expensive – really expensive and most dental is not covered by typical health insurance. Some emergency dental might be covered by your regular health insurance, but majority of dental work is something that you are going to have to self-fund or will be partially covered by your health insurance. And what’s even more frustrating is the cost of dental procedures can be totally opaque.

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The Basics of Tax Planning

Megan is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and the Director of Financial Planning at Motley Fool Wealth Management. She’s a tax guru and is here to teach us some basics of tax planning!

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