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Writing a Check for Problems to Go Away With CBS’ Jill Schlesinger


Writing a Check for Problems to Go Away With CBS’ Jill Schlesinger

Award-winning CBS Business News Analyst, and radio and podcast host Jill Schlesinger CFP® talks about how she literally paid off her ex-husband to go away, after just one year of marriage. She also shares her best tip for organizing and tracking spending.

In Jill’s money story you will learn:

  • The negotiation that went on during her divorce
  • The advice her father gave  her and the significance of his perspective
  • The financial- and other- costs of marrying the wrong person

In Jill’s money lesson you will learn:

  • The value of using money and financial resources to move on, even when it is not a fair payment
  • How Jill’s background as a trader gave her perspective on cutting her losses in bad situations.
  • How to apply Jill’s lessons to different situations in life, from stocks, to high living expenses

In Jill’s money tip you will learn:

  • Her advice to cut transportation and commuting costs
  • Don’t sweat the small stuff but pay attention to the big stuff like life insurance
  • Keep your finances simple, for example charge on just one credit card
  • About the book Jill is writing “Dumb Things Smart People Do with Their Money” including a sneak peak!

Related: Jean Chatzky on How Much to Charge for Your Work

In My Take you will learn:

  • Ways to apply Jill’s philosophy of cutting your losses, including stocks, business partnerships and consumer goods
  • How to know what to insure
  • Specifically how I just was able to get a 44% price cut on my annual home insurance
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