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Ep. 034: Stacking Benjamins: Earn, Save, and Spend Money With a Plan

The biggest asset purchase or sale you’ll make in life could be your own home. For advice on how to do it right, "Better Off" turns to Stephen Gasque.

Articles by Jill Schlesinger

By Jill Schlesinger, CFP®
  |  Published: August 24, 2017

I’ve been in the podcasting world for a few years now, and one thing I’ve discovered is that the podcasting world really is like a small fraternity/sorority where hosts form bonds and even appear on each other’s shows.

We’re no different. This week we’re doing it again with Joe Saul-Sehy, host of the “Stacking Benjamins” podcast.

I’ve been a guest on Joe’s podcast, so I figured it was time to return the favor. Just like me, Joe has a background in finance. He was a financial advisor for 16 years and represented American Express and Ameriprise in the media. He was also the “Money Man” at Detroit television WXYZ-TV.

Stacking Benjamins

Once he got the bug from listening to others, Joe decided he wanted to host his own podcast and now, just four short years later, it’s his full-time job.

  • What is it about Joe’s background and approach that has resonated with listeners?
  • Why don’t people want to talk about money?
  • What has Joe excited about where we are in the financial world?

Those questions and many others made for a very fun interview. You can find out more about Joe’s show on his Twitter page.

This article was originally published on Jill Schlesinger’s LinkedIn.

The opinions stated on the Better Off podcast are those of the host, Jill Schlesinger, and her guests, and not those of Betterment or its employees. Any third party links provided are offered as a matter of convenience and are not intended to imply that Betterment endorses, or is affiliated with the owners of or any information contained on those sites, unless expressly stated otherwise. Listen to a preview and subscribe to “Better Off” here.

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