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Podcast 2: Recession-Proof Your Relationship and Mint’s New Features

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In today’s podcast, Tom Dziubek talks with Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil about ensuring your marriage or relationship survives the recession. Tom also talks with Aaron Patzer, CEO of Mint, about the new financial advisory features released to beta testers.

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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:41] Interview with Dr. Bonnie Eaker-Weil about how to recession-proof your relationship
[03:12] — Keeping money talks under 10 minutes
[06:41] — The childhood development of financial belief sets
[09:00] — Marital stress issues on the rise since the October market collapse
[12:23] — When new couples should start talking money
[16:14] — Dr. Bonnie wrap-up
[17:16] Interview with Aaron Patzer, CEO of Mint.com
[18:30] — Security at Mint.com
[22:31] — Mint.com vs. Quicken
[24:20] — New financial features at Mint.com
[27:55] — Instructions on how to get a new feature beta account via Consumerism Commentary
[28:15] — How Mint.com makes money from affiliates
[30:42] — Aaron Patzer wrap-up
[31:25] End

If you have suggestions for the next edition of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, or reactions to these interviews, feel free to leave a comment here or email your thoughts to podcast at this domain name.

Updated December 22, 2011 and originally published May 3, 2009. 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.

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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 .

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avatar Rassah

Please ask Tom to adjust his microphone. In the first and this podcast, while the phone guests were quite loud, I could barely hear him.

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