Dan interviews a New Jersey teacher and his wife who are getting their financial lives in order. They discuss tackling debt, sharing money management duties, working multiple jobs, and, of course, being stuck with a bad 403(b).
David Martin, Vice President, Client Analytics and Research, Fidelity Investments, discusses the 2017 Higher Education Faculty Study.
Micah Hauptman is the financial services counsel at the Consumer Federation of America. Micah and his organization are fighting to save the Department of Labor’s Conflict of Interest Rule (a.k.a. the fiduciary standard) which is under assault by the Trump administration.
Email comments to: EBSA.FiduciaryRuleExamination@dol.gov. Include RIN 1210-AB79 in the subject line of the message.
We discuss the latest NY Times 403(b) article When Teachers Face the Task of Fixing Their Retirement Accounts. We also speak with Connecticut state representative Matthew Lesser (D) who is trying to improve 403(b) plans in the state.
Christina and Matt, two New York educators who live in Connecticut, discuss past investing mistakes, steps they are taking to save better, and they have questions about saving for college.
Misty Mountain IPA by Back East Brewery of Bloomfield, CT
Hurricane Kitty by Keegan Ales of Kingston, NY
Saturday Morning Cartoons Breakfast Cereal Milk Stout by Brew Rebellion of San Bernardino, CA
Double White by Marble Brewery of Albuquerque, NM
In episode 18, Ed Mills, a.k.a. "The Millionaire Educator" described how he and his teacher wife socked away more than $100,000 in 2015. In this episode, Ed describes how he and his family did what many dream of doing.