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Money Girl

Quick and Dirty Tips

Laura Adams provides short and friendly personal finance, small business, real estate, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction.

Location:

New York, NY

Description:

Laura Adams provides short and friendly personal finance, small business, real estate, and investing tips to help you live a richer life. Whether you're just starting out or are already a savvy investor, Money Girl's advice will point you in the right direction.

Twitter:

@lauraadams

Language:

English

Contact:

c/o Macmillan Publishers, LLC 18 West 18th St., 7th Floor New York, NY 10011


Episodes
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Understanding Bitcoin–It’s History, Halving, and Controversy

4/24/2024
Laura explains Bitcoin's history, an upcoming event known as a halving, and why the cryptocurrency is controversial. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:13:02

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Investing by Lump Sum versus Dollar Cost Averaging (DCA)

4/17/2024
Laura answers a listener’s question about investing a lump sum or using a dollar-cost averaging (DCA) strategy. Find out what DCA is and its pros and cons. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:09:05

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4 Strategies to Earn More Interest on Savings

4/10/2024
4 Strategies to Earn More Interest on Savings Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:18:44

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10 Rules for Successful Investing You Should Know

4/3/2024
Laura reviews ten critical investing rules to build wealth and achieve your financial goals. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:14:33

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How Asset Location Cuts Taxes and Saves Money

3/27/2024
Learn about asset location, how it can help you minimize taxes, and how to find the optimal strategy for you. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:11:44

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Tips for Using a Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) to Save Money

3/20/2024
Find out how HRAs work, are different from other medical savings options, and how to use one to dramatically cut the cost of healthcare and save more money. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:18:18

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Traditional or Roth IRA–Which is Better?

3/13/2024
Understand the differences between a traditional and Roth IRA, the updated rules, who qualifies to use them, and which is better for your financial situation and goals. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:24:06

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7 Strategies to Pay Off Credit Card Debt

3/6/2024
Laura answers a listener's question about the best way to pay off credit cards. You'll learn the seven best strategies to reduce card balances and quickly become debt-free. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:25:19

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10 Ways to Cut Car Insurance Premiums

2/28/2024
Clever ways to reduce the cost of auto insurance without jeopardizing your financial security. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:23:18

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How to Stay Safe from Zombie Debt

2/21/2024
Discover what zombie debt is, tips to stay safe from terrifying zombie collectors, the statute of limitations on debt, and four ways to handle an old debt. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:16:22

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What is a Self-Directed IRA (SDIRA)?

2/14/2024
Find out how a self-directed IRA differs from a regular one, who can benefit from using one, and other types of self-directed accounts you might consider. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:15:53

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Tips for Budgeting with Unpredictable Expenses and Income

2/7/2024
Helpful tips and tricks to plan for budget challenges related to unforeseen expenses. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:16:46

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Earning Passive Income with Private Real Estate Investing

1/31/2024
Laura interviews Denise Piazza, CPA from One Street Capital, about earning passive income through private real estate investing. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:36:41

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4 Common HSA Mistakes and How to Correct Them

1/24/2024
Laura answers a listener’s question about correcting a common HSA mistake and discusses resolving other confusing account issues that frequently occur. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:17:28

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Sole Proprietorship vs. LLC – Pros and Cons for Your Small Business

1/17/2024
Laura explains the differences between having a sole proprietorship and an LLC and which option may be best as you launch and grow your business venture. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:14:41

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7 Pros and Cons of Investing in a 401(k) Retirement Plan

1/10/2024
Understand the pros and cons of using a 401(k) when you have an employer or work for yourself so you have plenty of money when you’re ready to kick back and enjoy retirement. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:18:21

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Rules for Using a Health Savings Account (HSA) as a Couple

1/3/2024
Whether you’re married or have a domestic partner, Laura clarifies the IRS rules for opening, contributing, and spending your HSA. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:16:36

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13 Things You Must Do for More Financial Success in 2024

12/27/2023
Laura reviews 13 critical things you can do to achieve financial success. Use this checklist to adopt better habits that move you closer to your money goals. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:21:55

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7 Smart Ways to Invest Extra Money

12/20/2023
Laura answers a best friend’s question about what to do with her extra money and how to invest it. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:19:47

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What's the Difference Between a 401(k) and Solo 401(k)?

12/13/2023
Understand how a regular and solo 401(k) compare, who can have them, and ways to maximize their tax-advantaged benefits. Money Girl is hosted by Laura Adams. A transcript is available at Simplecast. Have a money question? Send an email to money@quickanddirtytips.com or leave a voicemail at 302-365-0308. Find Money Girl on Facebook and Twitter, or subscribe to the newsletter for more personal finance tips. Money Girl is a part of Quick and Dirty Tips. Links: https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/ https://www.quickanddirtytips.com/money-girl-newsletter https://www.facebook.com/MoneyGirlQDT https://twitter.com/LauraAdams https://lauradadams.com/

Duration:00:16:10