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This Week: April 21st, 2015

On this week’s show I subjected Joy to a surprise financial quiz, and she was a good sport about it. We also discussed why it’s better to save money than spend it on anything that doesn’t give you happiness. Finally, we talked about the best type of mortgage and why you should (or should not) lease your next car.

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Remember to tune in to next week’s membership drive show, when we’ll be offering our most popular On Your Money Mini Money Booklet “Covering Long Term Care Costs” to those who pledge at ANY dollar amount.

That's all for now. Send your questions and comments to [email protected], contact me directly at [email protected], or use our online contact form. Until next time...

Spend less, have more!

Kevin McKinley

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March 17th, 2015

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