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“I have about $30,000 in student loans and the lowest interest rate on one of the loans is 3.4%. I’m wondering if I should consider refinancing? One company can offer variable interest rates as low as 2.24% APR. Is it worth it?”

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Charisse Conanan Johnson

Financial Wellness Expert
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“For those who have a brand and who can influence others around them, there is a business to be made out of that. That’s what I learned coming out of starting a business, which was powerful too, and led me to the Charisse Says platform, which is what I do now.”

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Jenny Blake

Author of "Pivot"
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“I’m one of those millennials that can’t stay put and will never be happy…And we’re all going to be asking and answering “what’s next?” much more frequently. Instead of calling it a midlife or quarter life crisis, we’ve got to reframe the conversation and that this is a skill set and it’s one that we can get better at.”

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“A doctor inappropriately charged me so I’m disputing the charge. But now the doctor’s office put the bill into collection and it’s showing up on my credit report. What recourse do I have? Prior to this my credit was perfect.”

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Nicole Feliciano

"Mom Boss" Author
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“I like the idea of balance. I have given up a lot of things, but the two things that I’ve clung to are a career that I love and a family core that’s solid…Is it perfect every day? No, absolutely not. But I do believe women can have both.”

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Bari Tessler

Financial Therapist
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“I work on a practical, emotional, psychological and spiritual level with money. I break it down into three phases. Money is emotional for many people and I need to give people tools to help them understand the cocktail of emotions that comes up…”

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Ask Farnoosh

Farnoosh Torabi
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“After doing some investigating I see that robo-advisors are not FDIC insured. Should I be concerned about this? Are human financial advisors FDIC insured?”

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Rachel Mansfield

Food Blogger and Social Media Consultant
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“I basically lost my job because of my Instagram and blog. My employer felt that it was a conflict of interest and it wasn’t going to work if I wanted to continue to have that and work there. So I walked out of the meeting.. and I was like, “What just happened? What am I doing?”

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Al Ko

General Manager of Mint
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“Being at Mint has empowered me. Frankly, I’ve been a user since day one when it was a startup. But my philosophy has been a long standing one and it’s quite simple…stay out of debt, give 10% to charity and then save 20% of my money.”

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Ask Farnoosh

Farnoosh Torabi
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“I’ve never really created a budget or tracked my expenses but this show has inspired me to be more on top of my finances. Which budgeting apps would you recommend and are they safe to use with my personal account information?”