Episodes
In this solo Money Confession episode, Camille shares her biggest money secret - hiding money from her partner for over five years. I share my takeaways from Camilie's confession and some strategies for how she can begin to heal and have a very difficult conversation with her partner. LINKS If you have a money confession you want to share, email me at [email protected]. You can keep it anonymous. Thank you for being a part of our community! We couldn't do it without...
Published 06/13/24
Published 06/13/24
Explore the art of living well with the new podcast Health Hacks with Mark Hyman, MD, an OpenMind Original powered by PAVE Studios. Mark Hyman, M.D., wellness expert, brings you science-backed facts, breaks down myths and misinformation, and provides you with the tools you need to live a longer, healthier life. Join us every Tuesday for his unique perspectives, including information on the latest health trends and their impact on our well-being. Just search for “Health Hacks” — empowering you...
Published 06/12/24
Are you ready to get out of debt? If you’ve ever tried it, you know it’s tricky. You have to work on your relationship with money, be willing to change habits, and look at your money in a whole new light. Our guest, Erin Skye Kelly, wrote her new book, Get the Hell Out of Debt, which is rooted in her story of getting out of over $2.1 million dollars in debt. Her book and this episode are a judgment-free zone jam-packed with tips to revolutionize your relationship with money and devise a plan...
Published 06/11/24
Get this - you are probably paying too much for your car insurance. On this episode, Nicole Beck, Head of Communications at The Zebra, will change how you feel about car insurance and show you real tips to save money right now. In this episode, Nicole shares the four biggest factors that go into what you pay, why having the cheapest policy isn’t always the best, when to shop for new insurance, how to save money right away, and what the heck to do if you’re actually in an accident. You have...
Published 06/06/24
Have you ever felt a great deal of shame after you overspent? The truth is, you're human, and you're going to overspend. The trouble is if overspending starts to interfere with your money goals and the life you want to live. In this solo episode, I'm sharing my top seven tips to stop overspending and start spending with intention. I'll also share an exercise you can put into practice today to help you the next time you want to overspend. LINKS Learn more about my 4-month Money Transformation...
Published 06/05/24
What’s one of the most overlooked pieces to building wealth? No, it’s not making more money. The secret is in understanding your money story. Your money story operates automatically in the background every second of the day, influencing how you spend and save your money. As our guest Kara Stevens, founder of The Frugal Feminista and author of Heal Your Relationship with Money, says, “Often, the money stories that we have held as adults aren’t even our money stories—they are inherited and...
Published 06/04/24
In this vault, Ask Shannah, I'm sharing how to plan financially as a couple with a large age gap. My husband and I have a nine-year age gap, and there are a few things we need to do differently at different stages of life. Money as a couple is stressful enough, but there are a few things to consider when you have a large age gap. I'm sharing a bit from my relationship and other couples I've worked with. LINKS 1:1 Money Coaching with Shannah Wild Business Growth podcast episode The Money...
Published 05/31/24
What do you know about crypto? Illegal? A fad? A scam? Unregulated? The truth is there is still so much to be demystified. As you heard in the intro, our guest Tonya Evans, A law professor at Penn State, author of Digital Money Demystified, and keynote speaker, is sought after for her expertise in intellectual property, new technologies, and crypto, and believes that crypto is an important piece of wealth building, especially for women and women of color. Here’s the thing: this year, crypto...
Published 05/29/24
How do you really save money? The average American has 5-7 accounts, which can be a lot to remember; as our guest Brian Hamilton says, it's a cognitive load that creates financial anxiety. However, when saving money, the secret is working with what you have and creating healthy savings habits. You know how important saving money is, but when it comes down to the actual act of saving, it can be a tricky thing to master. Our guest, Brian Hamilton, is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer...
Published 05/28/24
Do you know what the most searched financial hashtag on TikTok is? It's side hustles. There are over 3 million hashtags about side hustles and many others about financial trends. The truth is, many people are just searching for money advice and unsure who to turn to. But the real question is: Should you be turning to TikTok for financial help? We need to talk about it. In this solo episode, we'll talk about: The eight most searched financial trends on TikTok What advice you should take and...
Published 05/23/24
Have you ever wondered why, despite hurdles like the gender pay gap and career interruptions, women who start investing frequently achieve higher returns than their male counterparts? Today on Everyone's Talkin' Money, I sit down with Jessica Spangler, author of "Invest Like a Girl," to uncover the secrets behind this financial phenomenon. We offer insights into how both women and men can harness their unique strengths to thrive as investors. The journey to financial literacy starts early,...
Published 05/22/24
Have you ever thought, “I’m doing all the “right” things with my money, but I’m still not achieving my goals. What’s going on?” This kind of thinking is very common, and I hear it repeatedly with my money-coaching clients. The truth is we all have some emotional baggage with money. Dr. Bradley Nelson, one of the world’s foremost experts on natural methods of achieving wellness and author of the best-selling book The Emotion Code, is joining us in this episode to talk about releasing trapped...
Published 05/21/24
In this episode, I share my hot take on a recent money confession from a listener: “I used my entire retirement fund, around $15,000, to pay for a 2-month European trip. I don’t have any retirement funds, and I’m in my 30s. I feel like I made a big mistake. I haven’t shared it with anyone until now. Was this the stupidest way to spend my money?" As we break down this money confession, I'll explore my tips and food for thought. LINKS My Favorite Financial Calculators Daily Drop - Credit Card...
Published 05/16/24
In this eye-opening episode, we delve deep into how trauma influences your financial behaviors more than you might realize. Financial traumas, often rooted in experiences like job loss, underpayment, or inherited money beliefs, shape your financial decisions subconsciously. For Afro-Latinas, Black women, and women of color, these traumas are frequently generational and systemic, affecting their financial outlooks profoundly. Featured Guest: Alejandra Rojas, Money Mindset Mentor and Founder of...
Published 05/15/24
Is creating a will and a trust the best money move you can make? I thought you’d never ask. I know it’s never fun to think about death and all the dark stuff, but a will and trust don’t have to feel like you’re watching a horror movie. Patrick Hicks, Head of Legal at Trust and Will, shares why creating a will and a trust might be your best money move this year in this vault episode. It's definitely one of my top money moves to make because it's not enough to just make money, you also need to...
Published 05/14/24
Have you ever thought that life would be so much easier if you knew the secrets to money? You're in luck! There are some tricks and just everyday money advice that I think you really need to know. Now, no one really talks about this stuff, and if they do, it’s brushed over because most assume you already know this stuff or that it isn’t important. We aren't going to do that! In this reboot episode, I’m sharing the top 13 money secrets that no one teaches you, but you should know them to be in...
Published 05/09/24
You know the famous stat that half of all marriages end in divorce? That stat is still true for first marriages, while second and third marriages fail at higher rates. According to statistics from a Forbes article, the average length of a marriage before divorce is eight years. As someone who has been through a divorce, I can tell you it is both emotionally and financially devastating. That’s an understatement. There’s a lot I wish I would’ve known in the process, which is why our guest,...
Published 05/08/24
Do you save for retirement or pay off your student loans? That’s the 64-million-dollar question I’ve been asked repeatedly. The good news is you might not have to choose between the two. Ever heard of the Secure Act 2.0? It was created in 2022, and some pretty cool features were rolled out in 2024, including the provision allowing employers to match retirement contributions in your 401K, 403b, etc., on your behalf when making student loan payments. OK, so what do you need to know? Robert...
Published 05/07/24
In this Ask Shannah episode, I’m covering some of my favorite tips to save money inspired by a question from Brett. This question comes from Brett – "Hi, Shannah, thanks for taking the time to answer my question. I’ve listened to this show since 2016, and even though you’ve changed it up over the years, it’s still one of my favorites. There are a lot of dude money podcasts, but I really like a softer approach and one that feels very non-judgmental. So thank you. I’m in my late 30s and doing...
Published 05/02/24
Enjoy this special presentation of NerdWallet’s Smart Money Podcast, a podcast where NerdWallet’s objective finance journalists answer real-world questions that empower you to make smarter decisions with your money and help your finances thrive. In this special episode, the hosts turn financial blunders into learning opportunities to help you set up for future financial success. Then, they weigh the pros and cons of saving and investing versus paying off debt when a listener comes across an...
Published 05/01/24
How do you reach financial independence when you’re a late starter and don’t have everything figured out in your 20s, 30s, or even your 40s? Bill Yount and Jackie Cummings Koski, hosts of the Catching up to FI podcast, have made it their mission to help you make up for lost time, and they’re sharing their secrets in this episode. Their action steps to reach financial independence as a late starter is all about the kiss method - keep it simple by starting to invest and save money, and stay...
Published 04/30/24
You’ve heard many guests on this show talk about all the different ideas regarding investing. Most of them are in two camps - either day trading or value investing. If you like the idea of living your life, maybe you’re a parent, or you work full-time or run a business and don’t want to be stuck in front of the screen all day, then value investing probably makes sense for you. But what is value investing? That’s a good question that our guest, Kiana Danial, CEO of Invest Diva and an...
Published 04/26/24
Are you struggling to finally break free from debt? In this Money 101 episode, I’m breaking down how to think about debt, strategies to pay it off, and why being completely debt-free should never be the goal. Just a quick note, this episode is not just for newbies. When I was a working financial planner I worked with people of all ages who just couldn’t figure out how to get a handle on debt. So, you are not alone if you’re struggling with debt. According to CNBC, the average American has...
Published 04/24/24
This episode is dedicated to the much-hated and universally loathed budget. As you can tell, I’m not a fan, either. That’s because I believe that budgeting was never appropriately taught to you, so the fact that you hate budgeting isn’t your fault. It’s like a system set up to fail, so if you’ve never felt you could do budgeting correctly, or the numbers never work out, don't worry. In this vault Money 101 episode, I give you permission to ditch your budget and instead learn the power of...
Published 04/22/24