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Money Talks: Prepare for Emergencies Encore

Money Talks wants to help you today to Prepare Before the Storm. That “storm” might be weather, economic, or family issues. We’ve got some websites and some suggestions.

New Perspectives blog posts:

Financial Resilience And Mutual Aid Saturday, February 20, 2021

On Preparedness Friday, February 19, 2021

In the News:

  • PPP loans expanded
  • Job losses going down
  • Suez Canal ship stuck
  • Non-fungible tokens

Emergencies savings for loss of income, vehicle replacement, medical care

Resilient Budgets

Where to keep funds

Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

Be Prepared For A Financial Emergency


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Money Talks: Vocabulary

We throw around financial terms on Money Talks. Maybe you’re familiar with them or maybe you’re not. We’ll talk today about some vocabulary that’s good to know. We also answer questions that relate to your personal finances.In the news:streamingtwitterTerms:APRBlue Book ValueCOBRADRIPescrowJoint tenancy with right of survivorship verses tenancy in commonLiabilityLoadNonmarital agreementTerm life insurance verses whole life insuranceAn official website of the United States government is consumer It’s part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Click on their Consumer Education tab to learn more about money topics. to Merriam, the term “check” which refers to something that is used for verifying accuracy, authenticity, correctness began as a detachable stub – like a claim check. “Check” was first applied to the detachable stub in the early 18th century and then to the bank draft—the written order directing a bank to pay money as instructed. Merriam :The term as applied to the stock market derives from the actual use of blue chips in another type of game of stakes—poker. This quote from an 1874 edition of The San Francisco Chronicle nicely connects the two:If times are good and the market flourishing, the game may be played with ‘blue chips,’ as a gambler would say, the very high-priced stocks being the favorites.Blue chips in poker have the highest value, with red and white chips as lower denominations.