As featured in The Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, and more!
     

Podcast 111: The Money Coach, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox

This article was written by in Podcast. 2 comments.


Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek talks to Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, also known as The Money Coach. Lynnette discusses many topics including how to set financial boundaries with friends and family, written and unwritten rules about credit and also tips on how to teach children the value of money.

Consumerism Commentary Podcast #111
The Money Coach, Lynnette Khalfani-Cox: S05E07 / 135

DownloadRSSiTunes

Table of contents

[00:00] Introduction from Tom Dziubek
[00:34] Interview with Lynnette Khalfani-Cox
[00:48] Financial boundaries with friends and family
[02:09] How less assertive people can establish boundaries
[07:49] The three basic rules of credit
[10:40] The five unwritten rules of credit
[11:25] 1. You must play by their rules to win
[11:47] 2. The playing field is more level than you think
[12:30] 3. Every transaction counts
[15:04] 4. The credit industry prefers to work without you
[19:56] 5. The rules always change
[20:14] Tips for people who are in a lot of debt
[24:08] Making children aware of the value of money
[26:00] Offering money choices to kids
[28:07] How money choices for kids can be fun
[33:01] End

We always welcome feedback from listeners. If you have any comments for this episode or for any other, or if you have suggestions for future episodes, please leave us comments here or email us at podcast at this domain name.

Theme music by Mindcube.

Published or updated June 5, 2011. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

Email Email Print Print
avatar
Points: ♦127,373
Rank: Platinum
About the author

Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

avatar wylerassociate ♦906 (Dime)

this was a good podcast interview. I especially liked when lynette discussed the basic & unwritten rules of credit as well as offering tips on making kids aware of money when they are very young.

Reply to this comment

avatar Credit Repair M Ruiz

She’s so right about credit disputes, no matter HOW much evidence and proof you send to the credit bureaus, they do not “evaluate” your dispute other then to determine what 3 digit code to reduce your dispute to. In other words the data furnisher will only receive, for example “032″ for your entire dispute. The system is broken, and someone has to fight to fix this.

Reply to this comment

Leave a Comment

Connect with Facebook

Note: Use your name or a unique handle, not the name of a website or business. No deep links or business URLs are allowed. Spam, including promotional linking to a company website, will be deleted. By submitting your comment you are agreeing to these terms and conditions.

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Previous post:

Next post: