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Money Feels

English, Finance, 5 seasons, 52 episodes, 1 day 21 hours 21 minutes
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Money Feels is the new alternative to the personal finance community. We're here to drop the shame, guilt, and judgement so you can learn how to heal your relationship with money alongside your internet besties, hosts, and unfiltered experts — Bridget and Alyssa
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51: The Motherhood Tax

Is motherhood the biggest financial risk you&apos;ll ever take? There are many invisible costs that come with being a mom, but the motherhood penalty is one you shouldn&apos;t ignore. Let&apos;s discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following?What is the motherhood tax/motherhood penalty?How does it impact women?Your career progression, salary and long-term wealthHiring biases in mothers versus fathers or child-free folksWhat is the comparison to fathers?What policies, like equal paid parental leave, have shown to be effective in reducing the impact of the motherhood tax? How can governments and organizations implement these policies?<
22/02/202453 minutes 29 seconds
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50: The Cost of Dying

Thinking about death isn&apos;t exactly a cheery topic. For most, it feels best to avoid and worry about it later. But, what happens if later never comes? Let&apos;s discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:Why should we talk about death?Dealing with the discomfortDeath dinnersEstate planning - what do you need?Digital assetsWho is involved in your death?Taxes you pay when you dieFuneral/burial costsDiscussing MAIDResources:We’re Making a Terrible Mistake on MAID and Mental Illness<a href=
15/02/202448 minutes 59 seconds
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49: Going Back to School In Your 30s

What would life look like if you wanted to change careers and return to school? Alyssa talks about the cost, her experience in this pursuit, and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:The financial commitment and time managementBalancing financial goals with career aspirationsPersonal and family considerations&apos;Starting over&apos; and personal growthOvercoming the fear of failure and outside opinionsThe concept of being &apos;too late&apos;Investing in yourselfResources:Alyssa&apos;s Income Poll Results<a
08/02/202446 minutes 42 seconds
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48: The Cost of Pet Ownership

Bridget adopted a new dog! Between this and her two cats, we wanted to chat about how much pet ownership actually costs. Let&apos;s discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:Categorizing expensesThe value of pets in our life How much do pets cost?How much do you need to get a new dog?Pet insurance — is it worth it?Do you need an emergency fund for your pet?The cost of pet care and pet classesIs having a pet a luxury?Should you plan for how much you can afford?Resources:Zak George - Dog Trainer<a href='https://
01/02/202447 minutes 20 seconds
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47: Being Neurodivergent in a Neurotypical World

What is money like for those of us who aren&apos;t neurotypical? We bring in Ellyce Fulmore, author of Keeping Finance Personal, to discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:Ellyce&apos;s storyOur personal experiences with being neurotypical or neurodivergentGetting diagnosed — is it worthwhile?How money trauma manifests differently in people from diverse backgroundsDopamine and THE Dopamenu!How intersecting identities like gender, sexuality, and neurodiversity impact one&apos;s financial experiences and decision-makingStrategies to help manage or mitigate impulse spending if you have ADHDResources:<a href='https
25/01/202447 minutes 31 seconds
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46: Supporting Elderly Parents

How do you manage to financially support your parents in adulthood? Are there boundaries you can set, and where do you even start? Let&apos;s discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:Being a millennial with boomer parents and role reversalHow do you talk to your parents about their money?Prompts to open the conversationThe inability to prepare when you are your parents&apos; retirement planStatistics about giving to parentsCultural differencesThe shame and guilt parents face in asking for helpFeelings of frustration and resentmentHow to decide what to giveSetting boundaries and deciding what you give and how</
18/01/202447 minutes 57 seconds
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45: Slow and Steady Money

Welcome back to a new season, a new year, and a new approach to your finances! Let&apos;s discuss this and more in this week&apos;s episode of Money Feels! We&apos;re your hosts, Alyssa and Bridget. Welcome to the podcast, where we talk through our money trauma and create a better understanding of building a healthy relationship with finance.In today&apos;s episode, we discuss the following:Life updatesOur personal financial goalsThe value in slow: decisions, spending, growthStaying hopeful during a difficult financial periodThanks for listening to our first episode of a new season! If you want bonus episodes and more, you can join our Patreon! Until then, follow us on Instagram @mixedupmoney, @bridgiecasey and <a href='http://instagram.com/moneyfeelspodc
11/01/202450 minutes 20 seconds