225 episodes

Millennial Money

Wondery Education
0 Podcast Rating Add
Episodic

Do you feel it? The tide is changing and that’s a good thing. You want more – you want to invest in companies focused on sustainability, doing good for the planet, companies that you believe in. Sustainable investing is the wave of the future and investing expert Sarah Bengtsson will show you how you can invest sustainably and build wealth at the same time.

Meet Sarah

Sarah is an investor and educator who teaches people how to build generational wealth that is sustainable both for themselves, and the planet.

Investing has never been more accessible than it is today, and even though the definition of sustainability is highly debatable, it gets easier when you start with asking yourself, “What do I actually care about?”.

Sarah has an MSc in Economics from Lund University and several years of experience working in the wealth management industry in both Sweden and Switzerland.

What You’ll Learn

  • What does it mean to invest sustainably
  • How to get started investing sustainably
  • Trends that are emerging in sustainable investing
  • What is an ESG rating and how do you find them
  • Money lessons to build sustainable wealth

Links

Episode Sponsors

Make it the year you finally cross life insurance off your list, and get protection for your loved ones. Go to Policygenius.com and get started. You could save 50% or more by comparing quotes and start the new year with one less thing to worry about.

Literati Kids is a subscription book club for kids ages 0 – 12 that sends 5 beautiful children’s books to your door each hand-picked by experts. Go to http://www.literati.com/mymoney for TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OFF your FIRST TWO ORDERS and pick your kid’s book club gift today.

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more

In Chris Manske’s new book, The Prepared Investor, he says “There’s a typical Wall Street response to any and all crises…keep your diversified portfolios in place, and someday, maybe years from now, investments will return to where they once were. This type of wait-it-out mentality implies there is no way at all to prepare.” So, the follow-up question is, how do you become a prepared investor ready for any storm that comes your way? Stay tuned and you’ll learn this answer and more in this must listen to the episode.

Meet Chris

Over his long investing career, Christopher Manske has helped many financial insiders including Wall Street analysts, retiring investment advisors, and federal judges. A United States Military Academy graduate, Manske has been praised, published, or quoted in The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News & World Report, Forbes, and more. As a successful money manager and frequent media guest, his thoughts can be seen online at Yahoo! Finance, MSN.com, CEO World, and Strategic Finance. Manske was a keynote speaker for the AARP and has worked with leaders at companies such as Microsoft, Exxon, IBM, and many more.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to become a prepared investor
  • Why the investing world has told you to just hold on for years
  • The different types of crises and how to know which one you’re in
  • How to financially prepare for an upcoming crisis
  • The best money steps Chris thinks you need to take

Links

Episode Sponsors

Make it the year you finally cross life insurance off your list, and get protection for your loved ones. Go to Policygenius.com and get started. You could save 50% or more by comparing quotes and start the new year with one less thing to worry about.

Literati Kids is a subscription book club for kids ages 0 – 12 that sends 5 beautiful children’s books to your door each hand-picked by experts. Go to http://www.literati.com/mymoney for TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT OFF your FIRST TWO ORDERS and pick your kids’ book club gift today.

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more

Raise your hand if you like snooping on other people as much as I do. There’s something about having a behind the scenes look at people’s lives that is exciting, and when it comes to investing, who wouldn’t want to know how other’s invest their money. Brian Portnoy, behavior finance expert and co-editor of the book How I Invest My Money, will take us on a little snooping adventure in this episode to look at how others invest their money.

About Brian

Our guest on the podcast today is author Brian Portnoy, CFA, P.hD. Brian has written two books on the field of behavioral finance, The Investor’s Paradox, and The Geometry of Wealth. He’s also the editor of a forthcoming book of essays about how financial experts invest their own money called How I Invest My Money.

Brian is the founder of Shaping Wealth, a financial-wellness platform that works with individuals and organizations to make better money decisions. For more than two decades, Brian has worked in the hedge fund and mutual fund industries as a portfolio manager and educator. He was also our colleague at Morningstar in the early 2000s. He’s a CFA charter holder and earned his doctorate at the University of Chicago.

What You’ll Learn

  • Find out how other financial experts spend, save, and invest their money
  • Learn about the power of your money story
  • Find ideas to use for your money journey
  • Hear how Brian turned his childhood money experience into a successful career

Links

Episode Sponsor

Make it the year you finally cross life insurance off your list, and get protection for your loved ones. Go to Policygenius.com and get started. You could save 50% or more by comparing quotes and start the new year with one less thing to worry about.

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more
Jan 05, 2021

Stop Making Other People Rich | Ryan Sterling

0 Episode Rating

Have you ever stopped to think about the money decisions you make and whether they are making you rich or other people rich? That is an eye-opening question, and to be honest, you’re probably in the same boat as most everyone else. You are a consumer and not an owner. So how do you make that very important shift? In this episode, Ryan Sterling, author of the book You’re Making Other People Rich, stops by for a chat that will redefine how you look at your money.

Meet Ryan

Ryan Sterling is the founder of Future You Wealth, a successful wealth manager and sought after wealth coach, TEDx speaker, and published author of “You’re Making Other People Rich”. As a financial advisor, he challenges and inspires people to live life on their terms by taking accountability and action over their wealth.

Ryan has personally worked with thousands of people to help go from being a consumer of “stuff” to an owner of capital and life on their terms.

What You’ll Learn

  • The biggest reason you need to shift from consumer to owner
  • How to begin to become an owner
  • Smart money moves to make right now
  • How much of your money situation is a choice
  • Ways to embrace abundance in your daily life
  • Insider’s secrets from Ryan’s book, You’re Making Other People Rich

Links

Episode Sponsors

Make it the year you finally cross life insurance off your list, and get protection for your loved ones. Go to Policygenius.com and get started. You could save 50% or more by comparing quotes and start the new year with one less thing to worry about.

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more
Jan 01, 2021

Set Your Money Intentions For 2021

0 Episode Rating

It’s the first day of the new year. Not just any year, the year after 2020. I mean, has there ever been a more anticipated new year? So, my friend, what is that you want in this new year in all areas of your life? If we talk specifically about money, what are your money intentions for 2021? What are you leaving behind, and what are you ready to embrace in this brand spanking new year? Let’s talk about this all in this episode dedicated to you.

What You’ll Learn

  • The differences between resolutions and intentions
  • How to set money intentions for the new year
  • Why you need to throw out your budget and get a vision instead
  • How to incorporate goals into your daily life
  • Ways to create plans that are flexible around your money
  • How to create money systems in the new year

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more

I want you to imagine a life where you are financially savvy and independent, living with purpose and generosity while inspiring others. This year might’ve thrown you a few curveballs but it’s time to release what didn’t work for you and step into a new year cultivating holistic wealth.

Keisha Blair, the author of the book Holistic Wealth, is our guest on this reboot episode and she’s dishing life lessons to help you find purpose, prosperity, and happiness in your life for the new year.

What You’ll Learn

  • What is holistic wealth
  • The 6 laws that govern holistic wealth
  • Kiesha’s story of finding holistic wealth after the tragic death of her husband
  • Actionable steps to bring holistic wealth in your life
  • How to live an abundant life with purpose

Episode Sponsor

Thanks to Splitit for sponsoring this episode. Split your payments and live big. Go to Splitit.com today.

Go to headspace.com/mymoney for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

Go behind the scenes of the podcast and sign up for our free monthly emails.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

 

See more
Dec 25, 2020

Top 10 Money Must-Have Books From This Show

0 Episode Rating

It wouldn’t be right to end the year without a top 10 list, so this episode is dedicated to my list of the top 10 money books and authors that have been featured on this show. Everything from career to investing to side hustling and more. Sit back and enjoy a mashup of some great sound bites from my top 10 authors and then head to the show notes for a massive roundup of authors.

By the end of this episode, you’ll have what you need to build a stellar money book library and all the tips to help you end the year right.

Books Mentioned & More

Career/Negotiation

Investing

Managing Your Money & Life

Episode Sponsors

Thanks to Splitit for sponsoring this episode. Split your payments and live big. Go to Splitit.com today.

Go to headspace.com/mymoney for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

See more

This year has been unlike any we’ve known before and when it comes to earning money, freelancing has taken over the world. In fact, according to a recent statistic, 12% of the U.S. workforce started freelancing since COVID and in total there are about 57 million freelance workers in the U.S. 

Here’s what you need to know about freelancing…managing your money from taxes to savings and everything in between can be tough. In this episode, Lilac Bar David, Co-

Founder and CEO of Lili, the all-in-one banking app designed just for freelancers, is sharing tips and tricks you need to know as a freelancer to manage your money easily and effectively.

Meet Lilac

Lilac Bar David is Co-Founder and CEO of Lili, the all-in-one banking app designed for freelance workers. She is an experienced chief executive with over 10 years in the fintech space and a demonstrated history of founding, managing, and leading operations at multiple finance companies. Prior to Lili, Lilac founded Pepper, the first and only challenger bank in Israel, and was its CEO for over three years. Lilac also served as EVP of Business Development for Leumi Card (now known as Max) at Bank Leumi, where she forged strategic partnerships and established a program for early-stage fintech startups. Lilac received her bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting and her MBA from Tel Aviv University. She is based in New York.

What You’ll Learn

  • The pain points every freelancer faces when it comes to money
  • How to think about money as a freelancer
  • Typical money mistakes freelancers and entrepreneurs make
  • How Lili is helping freelancers manage their money with ease
  • Why you need to set up money buckets

Links

Episode Sponsors

Thanks to Firstleaf for sponsoring this episode. Join today and you’ll get 6 bottles of wine for $29.95 and free shipping! Just go to TRY Firstleaf.com/mymoney.

Thanks to Splitit for sponsoring this episode. Split your payments and live big. Go to Splitit.com today.

Go to headspace.com/mymoney for a FREE ONE-MONTH TRIAL with access to Headspace’s full library of meditations for every situation.

SUBSCRIBE & SHARE

Want to be the first to know when new episodes are released? Click here to subscribe in iTunes! IT’S FREE!

👉 Sign up for my weekly LET’S TALK MONEY email newsletter.

Ask Shannah

Have an Ask Shannah question, submit it here

Get Social

 

See more

Let’s be real, most people don’t like talking about sex or politics, and money is the biggest taboo topic of them all. The Millennial Money podcast flips the script on the “old school” approach to money. Relatable, inspiring, and a little bit gritty, host and award-winning Certified Financial Planner Shannah Compton Game helps listeners uncover their money story to see past the numbers to unlock the lives they want to live. Each week Millennial Money creates a safe space by talking with special guests from around the world discussing money wellness, entrepreneurship, traveling like a boss, and what makes millennials tick. By sharing stories from different perspectives and walks of life, listeners discover what works for them and leave their money worries at the door.