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Podcast 39: Get Financially Naked, Manisha Thakor

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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).

Tom Dziubek speaks with Manisha Thakor about her latest book. You can visit Manisha Thakor’s website and follow her on Twitter.

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
[15:55] End

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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.

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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 Financial Samurai

Nice Podcast Tom & Flexo! Flexo, I’ve always wondered, is that your real voice when you say “I’m Flexo” in all your intros? :)

Manisha, I’m impressed you asked your husband to marry you 4 times! That could be a good chapter!

BTW, why did you leave Sands Capital? Seems like they are gathering assets no?

Best, Sam

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avatar Luke Landes ♦127,373 (Platinum)

That is, in fact, my real voice. But not my real name. Yet.

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avatar Financial Samurai

Cool. Sounds quite professional!

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