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March 12, 2018
Jeff Bangerter talks with KMAX about March Madness. While your co-workers are busy building their brackets and cheering on their teams, you can use this time to up your financial game, the Final Four money lessons that March Madness can teach us:
February 12, 2018
If your budget is in the red and you’re feeling blue, you better skip that fancy dinner for two! Jeff Bangerter shares with KMAX some simple ideas to show our loved ones how much we care without breaking the bank.
DIY Date Night (save $100)
Skip Gifts (save $25-$50)
Make it a Competition (save $80)
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January 16, 2018
Jeff spoke with KMAX about 5 things you should have in your holiday debt, hangover kit.
Planner to Stay on Track
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- Movies for Frugal Fun
- Gloves to start a Snowball Effect
- Cell Phone to call for a Lower Interest Rate
- Holiday Card as a Reminder to Save for Next Year
December 11, 2017
Jeff shares with Good Day on how much you should tip in every situation. Tips to to tipping; your hairstylist to your housekeeper... your daycare provider to your dog walker... these people make our lives easier all year round!
Click here for a general tipping guide.
Click here for a holiday tipping guide.
November 15, 2017
There’s more to do than plan your New Year’s party - the final months of the year are an important time to take a good look at your finances. Financial professional Jeff Bangerter talked with KXTV about five smart money moves to make before December 31st that will help your finances in 2018 and beyond!
1. Prep For Tax Season
2. Reduce Your Tax Bill
3. Set Your 2018 Financial Plan
4. Convert to a Roth IRA
5. Check Your Insurance
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November 13, 2017
Jeff Bangerter talks with KMAX about how to make the most of your donation when you’re giving back on a budget.
The holidays put us in a giving mood, and that includes donating to charity. Last year, Americans gave a record $390 million! It’s not huge gifts from the wealthy; it’s smaller donations from individuals and families.
- Choose Wisely
- Find New Uses
- Create a Paper Trail
- Put in the Hours
October 11, 2017
Jeff Bangerter talks with KMAX about better ideas for grads struggling under the weight of student loans:
1. Start Studying
Click here to for a student loan guide from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
2. Don’t Miss Payments
3. Attack the Debt
4. Think Long-Term
September 12, 2017
Jeff Bangerter speaks with Good Day Sacramento (KMAX) about 4 quick ways to detox your spending and reboot your budget.
- Take a Fiscal Fast
- Note Every Nickel
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- Go All Cash
- Purge Your Place
August 8, 2017
Jeff Bangerter speaks with Good Day Sacramento (KMAX) about 5 common money mistakes students are making. You may have passed math and science, but did you get an ‘A’ in personal finance?
- Drowning in Debt
- Paying Penalties
- Spoiling Your Score
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- Falling for Fraud
- Tuning Out Tuition
August 9, 2017
Jeff Bangerter talks with News 10 (KXTV) about how to save when shopping for back to school. Every kid wants to sport the latest supplies while walking the halls in style. :
Set a Budget
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- Scope out the Supply List
- Get the Kids Involved
- Follow Your Favorite Stores
- Avoid Penalties
July 11, 2017
Tune in to watch Jeff Bangerter talk with Good Day Sacramento, on how to be careful when you book your summer fun! From fake vacation deals to bogus concert tickets, scammers are out in full force.
Top 4 Summer Scams
- Summer Travel Scams
- Summer Job Scams
- Home Improvement Scams
- Concert Ticket Scams
If you need to file a complaint with the Better Business Bureau click here to get started.
June 13, 2017
Jeff Bangerter explains how parents can provide an education with that first paycheck: For teenagers, a summer job is the first taste of financial freedom. But parents have a job, too: teaching those teens financial responsibility.
1. Everyday Expenses
2. Long-Term Savings
3. Very Long-Term Savings
4. Gift of Giving
Click here for a teen budget worksheet
May 16, 2017
Jeff Bangerter explains why more of 70% of college grads have student loan debt looming, and the average balance is $37,000 and getting a tassel doesn’t have to be a financial hassle.
Money mistakes the Class of 2017 should avoid:
Mistake #1 - Defaulting on Your Loan
Mistake #2 - Not Having a Budget - Click here for a budget worksheet
Mistake #3 - Ignoring Your Retirement
Mistake #4 - No Money in the Bank
May 10, 2017
Watch Jeff Bangerter on May 10th in the 6am hour - From childcare to college to cell phone bills, moms pay a steep price for their bundles of joy. And that’s one of the reasons we set aside one day every year to say thank you to Mom. This Mother’s Day, financial professional Jeff Bangerter talked with Good Day Sacramento to break down the price tag of a mother’s love!
Children: Extracurricular Activities
Teens: Car Insurance
Young Adults: Cell Phones
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Jeffrey Bangerter talked with Sacramento's News 10 about Black Friday mistakes.
Financially Happy Couples
Jeffrey Bangerter talked with Sacramento's Channel 31 Good Day Sacramento about Financially Happy Couples.
Jeffrey Bangerter was asked by Sacramento's Channel 10 News to help a struggling family with their finances.
Jeffrey Bangerter met with Sacramento's Good Day Sacramento Channel 31 to talk about your Fiscal Health.
File Taxes Early
Jeffrey Bangerter of Bangerter Financial Services, Inc. met with Sacramento's News 10 to talk about the benefits of filing taxes early.
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