Tim’s Top Links – 3/19/19

A quick preview for this week’s Living With Money episode coming out on Thursday:

Financial literacy is a big problem in this country.  What’s one way to ensure this problem gets better over time?  Educate our children on how to properly think about/use money.  This week’s guest has a really interesting program that helps kids learn about money.

Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:

‘If the IRS is Reviewing My Tax Return, How Do I Complete the FAFSA?’ – NJ.com

  • Mullooly Asset Management President & CEO Tom Mullooly answers this important question.  The FAFSA is an extremely important form for parents and children looking to go to college. You don’t want to miss the opportunity.

‘Bracketology’ – John Yeigh – Humble Dollar

  • No not THAT bracketology.  John suggest another type of brackets people should be studying this time of year: the 2017 tax law.  The new changes could be affecting your tax bracket.

‘The 4 Investing Mistakes Women Often Make’ – Ashley Feinstein Gerstley – The Fiscal Femme

  • Ashley succinctly breaks down four common mistakes women make when it comes to investing.  I won’t spoil any of them for you, but you might find yourself relating to a couple.

‘Mike Trout Reportedly Set to Sign Record-Shattering 12 year $430 million Extension’ – Business Insider

  • He wasn’t supposed to be a free agent until the 2020 offseason, but Mike Trout was already being courted by the likes of the Phillies and Yankees.  Well, the Angels put all of that nonsense to rest with this remarkable deal.


061 – Andrew Rose – Compare.com

In Ep. 61, Tim talks with Andrew Rose – CEO and President of Compare.com.  Compare.com allows users to actively compare car insurance policies and find the very best deal.  They talk about pros and cons of choosing a larger firm like Geico/Progressive, or a smaller firm, how firms determine their rates, why men typically pay more for car insurance, and more!  Compare.com empowers you to potentially save loads of money in a matter of minutes.

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