So we thought we’d try this thing where we do show notes with our episodes. We’re not really sure where this will go yet, however it’s always worth trying. Plus, if we have polls going forward, we’ll direct you here (potentially) so that you can just get to the polls easily.
Haven’t downloaded episode 11, entitled “Money is Funny (At Least Something Is)”? You should click on one of the links below to download this episode now. We’re also available on Pocket Casts in addition to those below.
We mentioned a few resources that you might find use to help yourself out with money in the podcast. Samantha specifically brought up the online programs Mint and Digit. Mint and Digit are neither a sponsor of Tim nor Samantha individually, nor EIFTU as a show. That said, we wanted to share a bit about them.
Mint is a money management and budgeting tool that both Tim and Samantha talked up during the show. It connects to most bank accounts, loan providers, and credit card accounts to allow you a single-source system to view all your financial information. They also recently introduced a bill pay system which, when used in conjunction with Mint’s budgeting tools, can help keep your budget on track. You can find out more about Mint at mint.com.
Digit is a savings account…kind of. See, it acts like a savings account in that you can take your money and save it in your Digit account. Just like a savings account, you can get to your money whenever you want to transfer it back to your regular account. That said, unlike a typical savings account, Digit is hands off. Digit analyzes your spending in your regular bank account to determine how much you can afford to save, then automatically deducts a small amount from your account for you. And instead of interest, you get savings bonuses every three months ($.05 on $100…so .05% for those looking to compare rates). You can find out more about Digit at digit.co.