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  Today on Money Girl I will be discussing how to keep clear of those nasty investment scams. Listener Gen-Gen writes in: Love your podcast. I was wondering about 801k's... whether they are for real or not. Supposedly, it is the governments super secret way to save for retirement at...
- June 04, 2008
First, a disclaimer: Although I am an attorney, the legal information in this podcast is not intended to be a substitute for seeking personalized legal advice from an attorney licensed to practice in your jurisdiction. Further, I do not intend to create an attorney-client relationship with any...
- May 31, 2008
I'm your host, Make-it-Green Girl, and today we'll talk about a few of the places you can save gas, thereby saving yourself money, and saving the earth pounds of air pollutants. In America, the automobile has become the ultimate symbol of our most cherished values; individualism and freedom. You...
- May 31, 2008
Sometimes people contact me and ask me to cover a topic in an area where I’m not fully confident. On more than one occasion I’ve been asked to provide tips for flying with kids. I have not yet taken my children on an airplane, so I had to contact some moms with more experience. I’...
- May 24, 2008
Today's topic, “whose” was written by Bonnie Trenga. First, for those of you who didn't listen all the way to the end of last week's show and were outraged that I used the words irregardless and cogitate; it was a joke; although apparently some of you didn't think it...
- May 23, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. Just over one year ago I discovered something unexpected. My daughter has a moderate speech delay. I never expected this because neither my husband nor I had speech delays as children and...
- May 17, 2008
Today's topic is graduation. I can't believe it's already May. Graduation season is around the corner, which means my inbox will soon be full of complaints about the phrase "graduated college." And those complainers are right to be annoyed. For example, Becky from...
- May 16, 2008
  THE RECOMMENDED AP STYLE HAS CHANGED. Please see the updated 2014 article on more than versus over. Today's topic, more than versus over, was written by Bonnie Trenga. And now, on to our word choices. Erin is a copy editor at a financial company and says writers she works with are...
- May 09, 2008
Today on “Money Girl” I will be discussing the importance of asset allocation and how it alone can shape your financial future. Do you want to start investing but don’t know where to start? Are you already investing but think that your portfolio has too much volatility? A...
- May 07, 2008
Long Sentences My dad has a memorable poster in his bathroom: a diagram of a ridiculously long sentence by Marcel Proust. It’s from his masterpiece, "À la recherche du temps perdu (Remembrance of Things Past," also translated as "In Search of Lost Time"), and it starts...
- April 25, 2008
Today’s episode is my last episode of Money Girl’s Quick and Dirty Tips for a Richer Life. I want to thank you all for listening and for all your enthusiasm, encouragement, e-mails, and comments – they’ve really meant a lot to me! I hope that you’ve found the episodes...
- April 23, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. I’ve been receiving quite a bit of e-mail recently asking me about aggressive behaviors. Some of you are concerned because your children are behaving inappropriately toward classmates...
- April 19, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. I’m happy to report that I’m living in an illness-free house this week. We have suffered through more sicknesses this year than ever before. One of the biggest challenges of...
- April 12, 2008
Hey there! You’re listening to the Mighty Mommy with some quick and dirty tips for practical parenting. Our families are often great resources when it comes to helping out with our children. Recently a listener asked me to talk about those relatives who insist on using their own methods...
- April 05, 2008
Today's topic is part II of the series on numbers: percentages and decimal points. Percent Versus Percentage First let's get our terminology right. In some cases percent and percentage can be interchangeable (1), but the easiest way to choose the right word for the right...
- April 04, 2008

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