In this episode of The Minimalists Podcast, Joshua & Ryan discuss debt, credit scores, credit cards, investments, and much more, and they answer the following questions:
- Should you keep credit cards or cancel them after you pay them off?
- Should you invest money while you’re paying off debt or put all the money toward paying off the debt?
- Should you use federal income-based repayment programs if you have student-loan debt?
- How do you form a financial team with your partner who thinks some debt is okay?
Mentioned in This Episode
- App: Every Dollar
- App: Mint
- Book: Entre Leadership
- Book: Everything That Remains
- Book: Essential
- Book: Live A Meaningful Life
- Book: Total Money Makeover
- Class: How to Write Better
- Essay: Financial Freedom
- Essay: Need, Want, Like
- Essay: Retirement Planning
- Film: The Big Short
- Guidance: Mentors
- Investments: Betterment
- Meetup: Minimalist.org
- Own: Minimalism Film
- Recommendation: Money Podcast
- Recommendation: Retire Inspired Book
- Recommendation: Retire Inspired Podcast
- Recommendation: The Dave Ramsey Show
- Tour: Minimalism Film
- Watch: Minimalism Film
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