The average American should expect to live about 79 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you’re lucky, you’re going to spend about one-third of that time sleeping. With the remaining time you have, the idea should be to spend as much of it as possible doing what you want to do and as little as possible doing what you have to do.
How do you maximize leisure hours and minimize labor hours? Work smarter, not harder.
With a few simple tips, tricks and habits, you can manage your financial life in minutes a year, and probably do a better job of it than you’re doing now.
That’s what this week’s “Money!” podcast is about. We’re going to turn you into a master of money management: organized, efficient and effective. And we’re going to do it without making your eyes glaze over.
Sit back, relax and listen to this week’s “Money!” podcast:
Don’t listen to podcasts?
A podcast is basically a radio show you can listen to anywhere and anytime, either by downloading it to your smartphone, or by listening online. They’re awesome for learning stuff and being entertained when you’re in the car, doing chores, jogging or, if you’re like me, riding your bicycle.
If you haven’t listened to our podcast yet, give it a try, then subscribe. You’ll be glad you did!
Want more information? Check out these resources:
- 21 Steps to More Leisure — and Less Labor — in Your Life
- 10 Ways to Get Your Financial Life in Order
- The Balance: 4 Steps to Start Organizing Your Finances
- Intuit: Guide to Organizing Your Finances
- Investopedia: 8 Steps To An Organized Financial Life
- The College Investor: How To Completely Organize Your Finances And Your Money Life
- SoFi: How to Organize Your Finances & Keep Them Organized
- Subscribe to the Money Talks News newsletter
- Take our course The Only Retirement Guide You'll Ever Need
- Take our course Money Made Simple
- Miranda Marquit’s website
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