Tag Archives: #PersonalFinance

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22. Answering Your Questions

We have been at this podcast for a while now, and are constantly bringing you new topics that relate to your personal finances. 

With that, comes a lot of listener questions; we are sure that there are lots of people who are questioning the same things. We encourage you to send in your questions and comments to podcast@tech-money.com 

In this episode, Malcolm Ethridge answers some of the most common and timely questions he has been asked over the first season of Tech Money. Malcolm aims to provide answers from both the industry and personal level.

Malcolm discusses: 

  • Approaching your children with conversations about money
  • Tools and publications that will allow you to stay up to date on what is happening in the financial world
  • How he stays organized and meets his goals
  • Financial advice from reflecting on his own decisions
  • What is to come in the future 
  • And more


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15. Trends in Personal Finance Brought on by the COVID-19 Pandemic with Liz Weston

The COVID-19 Pandemic has had a lot of impacts on how people interact with their money. 

Will these changes stick around forever?

In this episode, Malcolm Ethridge is joined with Liz Weston, personal finance expert and senior writer for NerdWallet, as they talk about some of the major influences the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the personal finance landscape. Malcolm and Liz discuss the ways in which financial behaviors have either been changed or created, and whether they will stick around after the pandemic is over.

Liz discusses: 

  • The enhanced child tax credit, whether it will stick around and how you should plan with it
  • How people’s relationships with life insurance has been impacted by the pandemic
  • Changes in the way people are handling retirement over the last 18 months
  • Money shame and how it has influenced decision making throughout the pandemic
  • And more


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About Our Guest:

Liz is an award-winning personal finance columnist and author of several books about money, including the best-seller “Your Credit Score.” At NerdWallet, Liz helps provide clarity for all of life’s financial decisions. Liz’s weekly syndicated Q&A column, which appears in the Los Angeles Times and other papers, gives straight, clear answers to the money problems Americans face.

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Episode 6 – Key Tax Considerations for Americans Working Abroad – with Katrina Haynes

When given an assignment to work abroad, thinking about taxes and where you owe them can be the last thing on your mind.

In this episode, Malcolm is joined by Katrina Haynes, international tax expert and founder of Haynes and Associates, as they take a deep dive into understanding what happens with taxes when you are working away from your home country. They take a look at various scenarios on how taxation might occur.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • The difference between an expatriate and foreign national  
  • The 2 Key exclusions to paying income taxes twice  
  • How banking in a foreign country is tracked
  • What happens with your Social Security and 401(k) when you are abroad  
  • And more!

Tune into this episode for advice and hear real life scenarios on ways to handle your taxation abroad.

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Katrina Haynes | Haynes and Associates 

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Episode 2- Is Now The Time For Crypto? – with Sampson Williams

Everyone is saying now is the time to buy cryptocurrency. Is it something you should invest in?

In this episode, Malcolm is joined by Samson Williams, a professor and world renowned speaker on FinTech, Blockchain, and cryptocurrency. The pair dive into how crypto actually works, how to buy it, and all of the nerdy details in between. Samson also teaches Malcolm about the “religion” that is Bitcoin, and the dangers of getting caught up in the hype.

In this episode, you will learn about:

  • How Bitcoin works
  • The benefits and detriments of cryptocurrency
  • How cryptocurrency can influence the real world
  • The role of money within society
  • And more!

Listen to this episode to discover some of the ways that cryptocurrency and blockchain technology as a whole will influence the way we live and interact with money in the future.

Resources: MalcomEthridge.com | Malcolm Ethridge | Manage Your Damn Money | Samson Williams | SamsonWilliams.com