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  • 00:22

    5 Things for you to know about Taxes and Investments

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    Join host, Barbie O'Connor, for this week's MoneySmarts4U show about the 5 things you need to know about taxes and investments.  Learn about taxes on income and dividends, capital gains and losses, estimated taxes, and taxes on withdrawals from retirement plans, annuities, and 529 plans. 


    Email Barbie with your questions at barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show. Listen to it on iTunes.  Like us on Facebook.  

  • 00:31

    Dan JohnnyIrish O'Connor Climbs In The Sports Cage

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    Join The Sports Cage Monday April 6th at 10pm central standard time with your host Debo and Dustin Hill. Join the show Monday when we talk about upcoming local MMA events, area promotions and chat with our special guest from St Charles MMA Dan "JohnnyIrish" O'Connor. OConnor recently signed w/ Shamrock FC follow him on Twitter @stlninja. The first fighter to sign in the strawweight division w/ ShamrockFC. The Sports Cage Monday April 6th you never know who might check into The Sports Cage. Be sure to get all your MMA information from www.knucklejunkies.com Listen to The Sports Cage Monday and Wednesday 10pm cst on www.blogtalkradio.com/thesportscage Saturday 10pm cst with Debo and Producer Cam more MMA when we focus on local MMA. The Sports Cage broadcast links can also be found at MMA Madhouse and The Global Combat Network. thanks to Skippy Cohen and Carl Mortensen for following The Sports Cage.


    The Sports Cage guest line #: The Sports Cage 10-1030pm. #TSC  Hotline # 646-721-9822


    The Sports Cage Sponsors: St Louis Tattoo Company and Scrap Soldier Clothing & Fight Gear “ Worn By Champioms for A Reason”


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    Follow “The Sports Cage” on- Facebook facebook.com/thesportscage , InstaGram: sportscage247 & Twitter @debo88mma & sports_fixx

  • 00:22

    Five Basic Things You Need To Know About Investments

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    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4U show where the basics of investments are discussed.  The features of stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs, and investment objectives and what they mean will be discussed. 


    Email your questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Buy the book on Amazon.  Check out the website at www.moneysmarts4u.com.  Subscribe to the show. Click here and listen on iTunes. Like us on Facebook. 


     

  • 00:16

    5 Things to Do Before You Get College Acceptances

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    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4U show about the 5 Things to Do Before You Get College Acceptances.  Besides celebrating your teen's success so far in life, Barbie will go over how to determine the priorities and needs of your student before saying yes to one school over another.  In addition, she wil help you figure out the actual expenses for attending each college under consideration.  Barbie will walk you through how to determining how much money you have available to pay for college as well as what any financial aid offers will mean to your student.  In addition, if you find your student isn't really ready yet, Barbie will share alternative ideas to traditional four year college with you.  


    For more MoneySmarts4u, buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Like us on Facebook.  Listen in on Itunes.  Email any questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Check out the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com. 

  • 00:24

    5 Things to Consider Before you Have a Baby

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    In this week's MoneySmarts4U show, host, Barbie O'Connor, covers the financial considerations of having your first child.  How many children can you afford, do you know your rights to parental leave, are you and your partner on the same page regarding parental teamwork, costs of fertility treatments and adoption, the lifetime cost of your child, tax breaks you can take for child care, and evaluating whether to fund your retirement or save money for your child's college expenses are all discussed in this show. 


    For more MoneySmarts4u, buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Like us on Facebook.  Listen in on Itunes.  Email any questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Check out the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com. 

  • 00:25

    5 Things to know before you get a new pet

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    Does your three year old want a puppy?  Are you longing for some unconditional love from a furry friend? Join host, Barbie O'Connor, for this MoneySmarts4U show, about the 5 things you need to know before you add a new pet to your household. Pet owner responsibilities, vaccinations, spaying and neutering, costs of pet ownership, and ending your relationship with your pet will all be part of this broadcast.  


    For more from MoneySmarts4U, go to the website.  Subscribe to the Show. Like us on Facebook.  Buy the book on Amazon. Listen on Itunes. Email questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com  

  • 00:24

    7 Things To Know Before You Buy a House

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    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this MoneySmarts4u show about the 7 things you need to know before you buy a house.  What other costs are involved with buying a house besides the commission?  What is the single most important thing you need to remember about buying real estate?  What negotiating techniques can help you buy at the perfect price for the market?  What are deed restrictions? How to get a mortgage you can afford?  These and other real estate related topics will be covered in this week's show. 


    Any topics you'd like to hear about in future shows, please email Barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  For more information, go to the website. Buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Listen in on itunes. 

  • 00:24

    5 Steps to the Wedding of Your Dreams that You can Afford

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    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4u show about planning your dream wedding while staying within a pricetag you can afford.  During the show, Barbie will go over what you want to remember about your wedding, paying for the wedding, whether you need a wedding planner and how to work with one, and creating a wedding expense plan that meets your needs and your honeymoon and reentry to your old and new lives. 


    Want more MoneySmarts4U, then buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Go to the website.  Send questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Share this link with friends.  

  • 00:25

    7 things I know about Women and Money

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    Women and Money is the topic of this week's MoneySmarts4u show with host Barbie O'Connor.  After years of working with women, serving as a mentor and advisor to women who managed their own money, Barbie shares her observations dedicated to empower women everywhere to be confident in their own abilities practiced each day of their lives regardless of where they live and who they are. On this show, she reminds women that they can do math, that they end up with more money than men, but keep letting men manage it for them, that they can successfully build their investment portfolios like they build their wardrobes, that they get better long-term investment results than men, and that sharing financial responsibilities within a family results in greater success for each generation involved. 


    Any questions or comments, please email barbie@moneysmarts4u.com. Buy the book on Amazon. Go to the website for more information. Subscribe to the show. Forward the link to today's show to friends and family. 

  • 00:16

    5 Things to Know Before you Say "I Do"

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    In the spirit of the February theme of the financial side of Love and Romance, host of the MoneySmarts4u show, Barbie O'Connor, will cover topics such as talking about money with your beloved BEFORE you tie the knot, why a prenuptial agreement is a good thing to discuss, prepare and execute, how to live together before marriage, the importance of getting to know your beloved's famiy and friends before the big day, and breaking an engagement and cancelling your wedding if you change your mind. 


    If you have any thoughts or questions for Barbie, please email her at barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Need more info on money and marriage, buy the book on Amazon.  Check out the website at www.moneysmarts4u.com. LIke us on Facebook. Subscribe to the show.   

  • 00:17

    5 ways to save money shopping for your Valentine

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    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's Moneysmarts4u show about the 5 ways to save money when shopping for your Valentine.  Are Diamonds really a girl's best friend?  What is the best day to send those beautiful roses to your beloved?  Do you really want to share your intimate dinner for two with hundreds of others?  Are you thinking of proposing on Cupid's Day?  What do you need to know before you buy that bling that is forever?  


    Love and romance and its side effects are the themes for February.  Join us next week to hear about living together, prenups and things to think about before you tie the knot.  Later in the month, planning the wedding of your dreams that you can afford  and buying a house will be part of the show, so join us each Wednesday of this month for the show. 


    Email your questions and thoughts to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Buy the book on Amazon.  Like us on Facebook.  Subscribe to the show. Go to the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com, for more.