JW’s Financial Coaching Podcast-How money is finite, how July 2011 is unique, and are employee stock purchase programs worth it?

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On today’s podcast we discuss a variety of subjects. First we discuss how our money is finite and that by saying “Yes” to certain things we are also saying “No” to other things that we might want to do. When making a big financial decision we need to take into account what we’re saying “No” to as well as what we are saying “Yes” to.

Next, the month of July is a pretty unique month. Not only do we have a holiday on the 4th, we also have 5 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays for a full 5 weekend month! What does this mean to you and your budget? Potentially a lot of things, but you need to be changing your budget monthly regardless because every month is a new month. To help with budgeting please visit our free financial resources page to download budget spreadsheets.

Finally, many publicly traded companies offer employee stock purchase programs to encourage ownership of company stock. We discuss in depth the pros and cons of the programs and give recommendations on whether or not you should participate in them.

You can subscribe to future Podcasts either through Feedburner or iTunes. Or you may listen to the podcast on the JW’s Financial Coaching Facebook Fan page.

If you have any comments, questions, or ideas for future shows you can send them to me and I will integrate them into a future show. There are two ways to get in touch with me:

1.) Email me at JWFinancialcoaching@gmail.com – Please put “podcast” in the subject line and keep your questions brief so they are readable on air.

2.) Simply fill out the form at the bottom of this page. Please fill out your name, email, where you are from, the subject line, and your question/comment/suggestion and we will read it on air.

You can find prior editions of the podcast at the podcast archive page

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