We’re back after a brief absence (!) as Tiffany took an epic adventure to Aussieland. 

On today’s show: 

BUZZWORTHY:

  • Tiffany’s Australia trip wrap-up, including spending time with the founders of the Black Lives Matter movement.
  • Mandi’s half marathon win 
  • Tax reform! The GOP’s new tax reform plan is out. We’ll touch on how it might impact your wallet. To see a full summary of what the tax bill entails check out this MagnifyMoney guide.
  • It’s Open Enrollment season and time for millions to choose a new health plan! Here’s the Obamacare plan comparison tool Tiffany talked about on the show: PolicyGenius

BROWN BREAK: 

  • Tiffany takes a break from American Airlines
  • Mandi boosts Internet banks like Ally, which have the best rates for savings accounts. 

QUESTIONS: 

  • Listener Kai wants to know: Does it matter whether my statement balance or total balance on my credit card? 
  • Listener Vee wants to know: When I’m done saving for emergencies what comes next? 

WINS: 

  • Tiffany’s big Plutus Award win!
  • Mandi’s shoutout to the employee who raised her hand and asked for a performance review off the normal review schedule at her company. 

Check out this episode!