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First Aired - 09/09/2010 04:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn & Andrew teach you how to be financially responsible while traveling abroad. Tune in to hear about currency exchange, ATM fees, tipping customs & other valuable pieces of advice for the jetsetter. Also on the show, a listener submitted story about a homeless man and kittens. Submit your story next week for a chance to win free wine! This episode was sponsored by Roberta's & Bushwick Block Party: Sunday @ Roberta's!

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Roberta's, Bushwick Block Party, Flash Talks Cash, Joann Flash Fleming, Andrew Newman, Heritage Radio Network, cash in points from credit cards and get an airline ticket!, 1 point is equivalent to one penny, travel points, be smart about how you use your points, caller question:, what do i do if my wife makes three times as much as me?, pro rating bills, a lot of women make more money than men these days, currency is devalued in Argentina, everything you buy is 25% cheaper there, currency exchange, the Euro is falling!, don't only base your trip on a plane ticket, always consider the currency exchange!, travelers checks, don't use them, carry American currency with you, cash out some before you go there, banks here won't give you a good exchange rate but you'll need some money once you get there, change over $100 first before you get on the plane, finding best conversion rates,

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First Aired - 08/26/2010 04:30PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Flash Talks Cash Joanne breaks down the lexicon of money-related vocabulary piece by piece, word by word. In a primer for newbies of the financial world Flash takes you through every phrase you've heard millions of times, but may or may not understand. Whats the difference between a Roth IRA and an IRA, and who the heck is this Roth character? Tune in to find out. This episode was sponsored by Hearst Ranch: purveyors of free-range, all-natural, grass-fed and grass-finished beef.

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Flash Talks Cash, Joann Flash Fleming, Andrew Newman, Heritage Radio Network, Financees, foreign language of financial talk, checking and savings account, what's the difference?, CD account, you can't access money until the term is over, illiquid, mutual funds are a collection of stocks, more diverse and usually safer than buying one stock, money market account, FDIC, if your bank goes out of business the federal government will secure your deposits, microeconomics, macroeconomics, 401K, pension plan, you contribute to it, your employer matches your contribution, this money is not subject to income tax, pretax, you pay tax on it when you take it out, put away 3% a week on your pay, IRA, individual retirement account, roth IRA, you pay tax up front, it grows tax free, Joann thinks you should defer defer defer, simple plan, muni bonds, municipalities can default, triple tax free bonds, New York City term,
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financees, New York is the finance capital of the world, gross pay vs net pay, what you make vs you take home, salary before taxes, net pay is what you take home, if the child defaults your credit is at risk, unsecured debt, hedging, derivatives, insuring against a possible loss, Dow Jones, NASDAQ, S&P, email question: city and town costs are deductible, closing fee, mortgage interest, real estate taxes, title service charges, lenders life insurance, attorneys fees, Creative Accountant Segment, story matic cards, last weeks words: slow poke, principal & equipment malfunction, 250 words or less!, Mahalia Cohen, story about a slow poke boss, unfair situation where the decent hard worker got thrown to the wolves, moving costs are deductible while you're looking for a new job!, next weeks words: plumber, writer of bad poetry and medicine isn't working, include a financial component!,

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First Aired - 08/19/2010 05:00PM Download MP3 (Full Episode)
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This week on Flash Talks Cash Joanne and Andrew tackle the often intimidating challenge of tracking your expenses, both for the IRS and for yourself. While "hiring somebody" is obviously the easiest route, the financially challenged often can't afford that luxury, and therefore need the help of cost efficient, ie free, financial gurus like Flash. Tune in for tips on looking back at and making sense of your expense trail, and how to develop good habits that make your costs work for you in the future. This episode was sponsored by Hearst Ranch.

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Flash Talks Cash, Joann Flash Fleming, Andrew Newman, Hearst Ranch, Heritage Radio Network, tracking expenses, Andrew says to hire somebody, forgive yourself if you're bad at keeping books, forgive yourself!, bookeeping, receipts and expenses, file your tax return ever year!, they will welcome you back if you forget one year, if you can't handle bookkeeping you should handle an accountant!, if you don't file you have to explain why you didn't, substitute for returns, they prepare your return and slam you, keep your receipts!, use a credit card or debit card, try keeping a spreadsheet, if you're not computer savvy than keep a book!, don't let the IRS tell you what you made last year, envelope method, getting an extension enables procrastinators, if you are behind you will have to estimate your income,

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