The official MoneySmarts podcast is here to guide college students through the various topics of financial wellness, from holiday spending to the reality of home ownership, so they are smart with their money while they're in school—and don't have to move back in with their parents after!
Episode 1 – A study has suggested your credit score can play a big role in your success with online dating. In the reboot episode of the IU MoneySmarts podcast, Phil and Spencer get to the bottom of these surprising results.
Episode 2 – Sports Illustrated estimates 80% of NFL players go broke in the first three years of their retirement. In this episode of the IU MoneySmarts podcast, Phil and Spencer consider why this is.
Episode 3 – The new generation of students has new ideas about savings and home ownership than their parents did before them. Phil and Spencer talk about this changing idea of the "American Dream." Also: Phil has some advice following the Equifax hack.
Episode 4 – When something happens to your finances, do you attribute it to something you did or to something beyond your control? Morgan joins Phil and Spencer to discuss the locus of control. Other conversation topics include juice box pouches and Phil seeing Spencer dancing.
Episode 5 – A new study suggests millennials most often regret bank fees and impulse buys. Phil and Spencer discuss this and more in the latest IU MoneySmarts podcast.
Episode 6 – Many college students would love to have a pet in their house or apartment, but is it a responsible choice? Phil and Spencer are joined by IU Assistant Director of Financial Literacy to discuss the hidden costs of pet ownership.
Episode 7 – Phil and Spencer introduce the Office of Financial Literacy's new program and tackle recent messages.
Episode 8 – Phil and Spencer end 2017 with a conversation about spending over the holidays. Other topics include burglary and Y2K.
Episode 9 – Dr. Stephen Wintermeyer, IUPUI's Director of Campus Health Services, calls in to share with Phil and Spencer the essential information students need to understand health insurance.