Today’s episode of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast features Jany Bryant Quinn, author of Making the Most of Your Money Now: The Classic Bestseller Completely Revised for the New Economy. The book will be released this Tuesday, December 29, 2009 and here is a review. Tom Dziubek, Flexo, and Jane Bryant Quinn discuss the author’s revisions since the book’s last update in 1997 and what everyone should know about being financially secure in today’s economy.
Production Number: S02E10
Segment Numbers: 53
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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:36] Interview with Jane Bryant Quinn
— [00:56] Updates from the book’s last edition in 1997
— [03:31] Will saving money stay en vogue?
— [05:05] Tips to help those affected by unemployment
— [08:02] What if you can’t pay your mortgage?
— [10:22] Spending plans and budgets
— [11:08] Starting a home business
— [12:30] Tips for first-time homebuyers
— [14:12] Buying foreclosures
— [16:00] Mortgages to avoid
— [18:51] 15-year vs. 30-year mortgages
— [20:11] How people can benefit from today’s economy
— [23:43] 401(k) plans with limited choices
— [29:35] New year’s resolutions
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Updated May 7, 2014 and originally published December 27, 2009.