Today’s guest on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast is Manisha Thakor, author of Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey, a book that is designed to help couples improve their communication about financial matters. Manisha Thakor is a passionate advocate for women and financial independence, and has experience in the financial industry as an analyst and portfolio manager. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Production Number: S02E13
Segment Number: 54
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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:30] Interview with Manisha Thakor
– [00:44] Why people haven’t been heeding financial advice
– [01:40] Manisha’s background and inspiration
– [02:35] Do women need more assistance than men?
– [03:12] Getting financially naked
– [04:58] How to discuss money with your partner
– [06:44] Planning for retirement
– [09:46] The costs of raising a child
– [10:51] Manisha’s experience getting financially naked
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Updated February 10, 2011 and originally published January 17, 2010. 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.