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Podcast 152: LearnVest

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan J Busch talks with Ainslie Simmonds, Chief Marketing Officer of LearnVest.

They discuss the free and paid features of LearnVest, how people are using the service and what sets it apart from other methods of financial planning.

Table of contents

Consumerism Commentary Podcast[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:34] Interview with Ainslie Simmonds
[00:45] Overview of LearnVest
[01:02] Why focus on women as an audience?
[02:05] LearnVest’s free educational products
[03:51] Connecting accounts and budgeting
[05:23] What LearnVest users like and want more of
[07:24] Different options for paid planning services
[08:18] Courses: a more involved boot camp
[08:47] How does working at LearnVest affect employees?
[10:15] LearnVest vs. investment firms
[12:11] High-quality content from classically trained journalists
[13:11] Future plans for
[14:32] End

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Updated April 13, 2016 and originally published March 18, 2012.

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Luke Landes 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 Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar 1 Anonymous

This podcast should be #153 (and fixed in itunes). looking forward to listening when will be able to download..

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avatar 2 Luke Landes

Art, this week’s is #152. Last week’s number was mislabeled #152 as it should have been #151. The feed was fixed earlier today and depending on how long it takes iTunes to catch up, there might be a delay. The podcasts are all available to listen to from the website in the mean time.

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avatar 3 Anonymous

Thanks. Itunes can be slow to update sometimes. Downloaded local copy to listen to.

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