Smart Money Happy Hour with Rachel Cruze and George Kamel

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Pull up a chair to the happy hour you wish your friends were having. Mix two money experts with some hot takes and a splash of nostalgia, and you get Rachel Cruze and George Kamel talking unfiltered about what’s going on in the world, pop culture, and how to afford a life you love. read less
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Can You Answer This Money Trivia?
4d ago
Can You Answer This Money Trivia?
💵 Create a free budget! Sign up for EveryDollar today. If “financial literacy” is as foreign to you as our obsession with avocado toast, that could cost you a lot more than an embarrassing moment at brunch. Join Rachel and George for a breakdown of all the financial terms you need to know. But don’t worry, they’ll be attempting some random trivia of their own. Next Steps ·      💰 It’s never too late to learn about personal finance! Learn more about any financial topic at ramsey solutions dot com. ·      📱 Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram. Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. An Offer From Today's Sponsor  This episode is sponsored by DeleteMe. 🔒 Remove your personal information from the web and get 20% off your DeleteMe plan now . Today’s Happy Hour Special:🍸 Margarita Mocktail Recipe: Sugar and Charm Ingredients: ·      1 ounce lime juice ·      1 ounce lemon juice ·     1 ounce simple syrup ·      3 ounces club soda ·      Himalayan pink salt ·      4 ice cubes Instructions: Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add in the lemon juice, lime juice and simple syrup. Shake. Dip the rim of your glass into lime juice and Himalayan pink salt and add ice. Strain the mocktail into the salt-rimmed glass. Optional: Garnish with a lime wheel. Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Are These Status Symbols Timeless or Tired?
May 9 2024
Are These Status Symbols Timeless or Tired?
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!  What do puka shells, water beds and lifted trucks have in common? They’re all status symbols (or were at some point). In this episode, Rachel and George will unpack the most popular and bizarre status symbols from throughout history and around the world. They’ll also reveal which ones are worth pursuing—and how to not break the bank in the process. Next Steps ·      📱 Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it.   Offers From Today's Sponsors This episode is sponsored by DeleteMe. 🔒 Remove your personal information from the web and get 20% off your DeleteMe plan when you go to http://joindeleteme.com/smartmoney.  🙌   Today’s Happy Hour Special 🍸 Chai White Russian Recipe: Cocktailwave.com Ingredients: ·      2 ounces vodka ·      1 ounce coffee liqueur ·      2 bags chai tea ·      1 ounce cream Instructions: Brew a strong cup of chai tea and let it cool. Stir together with vodka and coffee liqueur. Top with cream and stir gently. Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Celebrating Birthdays Without Breaking the Bank
May 2 2024
Celebrating Birthdays Without Breaking the Bank
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!  Cue the confetti! What better way to celebrate Rachel's and George’s birthdays than with some birthday-themed trends and trivia, the birthday freebie list that dreams are made of, and affordable gift ideas. Plus, they’ll give their best tips for throwing a birthday bash on a budget. Next Steps ·      📘 Check out Rachel’s newest book for a sweet way to talk to your kids about the most important gifts in their lives.   ·      💵 Start budgeting today! Go to everydollar.com/smartmoney to get $15 off the premium version of EveryDollar.   ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special 🍸 Paper Plane Recipe: Liquor.com Ingredients: ·      3/4 ounce bourbon ·      3/4 ounce Aperol ·      3/4 ounce Amaro Nonino Quintessentia ·      3/4 ounce lemon juice, freshly squeezed ·      Ice Instructions: Add the bourbon, Aperol, Amaro Nonino and lemon juice into a shaker with ice and shake until well chilled. Strain into a coupe glass.    Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Today Year’s Old: Surprising Money Facts Everyone Should Know
Apr 25 2024
Today Year’s Old: Surprising Money Facts Everyone Should Know
💵 Create a free budget. Sign up for EveryDollar today! You were “today years old” when . . . you learned about catch-up contributions, HSA benefits and the scam of genuine leather. Today we’re spilling all the tea on money (and life) lessons we learned too early, too late or right on time. Next Steps 📗 Order George Kamel’s new book, Breaking Free From Broke. https://store.ramseysolutions.com   📱 Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram. Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it.    Today’s Happy Hour Special ☕️ The BEST Espresso Martini Mocktail  Recipe: Entirely Elizabeth  Ingredients: -       4 ounces cold brew concentrate -       2 ounces heavy whipping cream -       2 ounces simple syrup -       1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract -       1 pinch of salt -       1 tablespoon cocoa powder -       2 coffee beans -       Ice   Instructions: Add cold brew concentrate, heavy whipping cream, simple syrup, vanilla extract and salt to a cocktail mixer and shake with ice. Coat the rim of a glass with simple syrup and cocoa powder. Pour coffee mixture into the glass. Garnish with coffee beans on top.   Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership   Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Frugal Fails that Might Actually Ruin You
Apr 18 2024
Frugal Fails that Might Actually Ruin You
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget! We love a heroic attempt to save money! Until it backfires. (Let’s be real: We’ve all botched at least one DIY project.) Join Rachel and George for a relatable recap of the internet’s best frugal fails and find out where penny pinching might cost you more in the long run! Next Steps ·      🔎 Get help from a financial advisor to avoid those sneaky loopholes that will leave you broke. ➡️ Don’t miss out on the tax deductions you qualify for—get help from a pro. ·      💵 Start budgeting today! Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar.   ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special: 🍸 Dirty Shirley Recipe: New York Times Cooking Ingredients: ·      2 ounces vodka ·      1 ounce grenadine ·      8 ounces Sprite ·      1 maraschino cherry ·      Ice Instructions: Fill a glass with ice. Add vodka and grenadine. Top with Sprite and garnish with a maraschino cherry. Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
When Is Dipping into Your Savings Justified?
Apr 4 2024
When Is Dipping into Your Savings Justified?
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today - Create a free Budget! Stash, stash, spend! In this episode, Rachel and George are breaking down America’s current attitude about saving money. Plus, they’ll decide which popular explanations for dipping into savings are justified—and their answers might surprise you. Next Steps ·      🔎 Get help from a financial advisor to avoid those sneaky loopholes that will leave you broke. ·       ➡️ Don't miss out on the tax deductions you qualify for—get help from a pro. ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special 🍸 Blackberry Paloma Mocktail  Recipe: Moody Mixologist Ingredients: ·      4 fresh blackberries ·      5 dashes smoked chili bitters ·      1/2 ounce lime juice ·      6 ounces grapefruit soda ·      1 ounce butterfly pea tea (room temperature) ·      Ice Instructions: Prepare butterfly pea tea according to package instructions and let cool. Muddle three blackberries in the bottom of a glass. Add bitters and lime juice. Muddle again. Top with ice and grapefruit soda. Add butterfly pea tea and garnish with the remaining blackberry. Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
“Harmless” Purchases That Drain Your Bank Account
Mar 28 2024
“Harmless” Purchases That Drain Your Bank Account
💵 Create a free budget! Sign up for EveryDollar today.  Life is hard, but it’s nothing a “little treat” can’t fix . . . right? Get Rachel and George’s take on the true cost of those seemingly innocent serotonin splurges. Plus, we’re keeping our hosts honest about the treats they secretly love to indulge in! Next Steps ·      🔎 Get help from a financial advisor to avoid those sneaky loopholes that will leave you broke. ·      ➡️ Don't miss out on the tax deductions you qualify for—get help from a pro. ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special 🍸 Mudslide Ingredients: ·      2 ounces vodka ·      1 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream ·      1 ounce Kahlúa ·      1 1/2 ounces heavy cream ·      Chocolate syrup Instructions: In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the vodka, Bailey’s, Kahlúa and heavy cream. Shake until well chilled. Decorate the inside of your favorite cocktail glass with a drizzle of chocolate syrup. Strain the shaker into the decorated glass and enjoy! Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Settling Money Debates in Our Comments Section
Mar 14 2024
Settling Money Debates in Our Comments Section
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!  What do Smart Money Happy Hour viewers really think about cutting up credit cards, the Baby Steps, and combining finances with their spouse? Tune in to find out! This week, George and Rachel react to your comments and raise their glasses to all the keyboard critics, trolls and BFFs who keep things lively in the comments section.   Next Steps ·      🎥 Check out the popular video where we explain our most hated financial advice.   ·      ➡️ Need a plan for your money? Check out Financial Peace University.   ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special: 🍸Gold Rush Recipe by: Difford’s Guide Ingredients: ·      2 ounces bourbon whiskey ·      3/4 ounce lemon juice ·      3/4 ounce honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water) ·      3 drops saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)   Directions: Serve in an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with lemon wedge. Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass. Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Baby Steps Millionaires Try the “Of Course” Trend
Feb 22 2024
Baby Steps Millionaires Try the “Of Course” Trend
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!  It’s Smart Money Happy Hour, of course we’re going to take a crack at a fun social media trend and use it to talk about money! This week, Rachel and George put an #OfCourse! twist on things Baby Steps Millionaires do to reach that $1 million milestone and keep building wealth. Shout out to the following creators for their #OfCourse! takes: @kaycegbrown, @dom.domination, @kellymann, @__QueenSie__ and @emyxbudgetsahm. Next Steps ·      🎥 Want to do a deeper dive on the Baby Steps? Check out the How to Start Becoming a Millionaire in 2024 episode. ·      📗Spark conversations with your kids about contentment with Rachel’s kids book, I’m Glad for What I Have. ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special: 🍸Roseberry Mule Mocktail Recipe by: Tasty   Ingredients: ·      1 handful blackberries ·      1 sprig fresh rosemary ·      1 tablespoon agave nectar or honey ·      1 bottle ginger beer, to taste ·      1 ounce lime juice ·      Ice   Instructions: 1.    In a cocktail shaker or a tall glass, muddle blackberries and rosemary. 2.    Add sweetener and ice, shake until well combined. (If you do not have a cocktail shaker, simply pour back and forth between two glasses until combined.) 3.    Strain mixture over ice and add ginger beer and a squeeze of lime to taste. 4.    Garnish with blackberries and a sprig of rosemary. Listen to more from Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Why Short-Term Rentals Are No Vacation
Feb 15 2024
Why Short-Term Rentals Are No Vacation
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!  Room service or extra room? Live like you’ve got a maid or live like a local? Rachel and George weigh in on the pros and cons of staying in a short-term rental (versus a hotel). And if you’re thinking about investing, they’ve got smart money advice for that too.   Next Steps ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special: 🍸Limelight Recipe by: Queen Bee Mixology   ·      2 ounces Brother’s Bond bourbon ·      1/2 ounce lime juice ·      3/4 ounce simple syrup ·      3/4 ounce pineapple juice ·      3 dashes orange bitters ·      1 ounce Campari ·      Sprinkle of cinnamon Instructions: ·      Add all ingredients, except Campari and cinnamon, to a cocktail shaker, top with ice, and shake until chilled. ·      Add 1 ounce of Campari to cocktail glass, add fresh ice, and strain cocktail shaker contents over top. ·      Sprinkle the top with cinnamon and enjoy!   Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
The Price of Love Just Went Up
Feb 8 2024
The Price of Love Just Went Up
💵 Sign up for EveryDollar today. Create a free budget!    You can’t buy love . . . but don’t tell that to the guy who spends $499 a month on dating apps! Today, George and Rachel break down the cost of dating and what the average American relationship will cost you over a lifetime. The bottom line: Whether you’re married or single, love is expensive—budget accordingly.   Next Steps ·      💡 Need some budget-friendly date ideas? Check out 45 Cheap Date Ideas You’ll Actually Want to Go On.   ·      💵 Start budgeting today! Go to www.everydollar.com/smartmoney to get started. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. ·      📱Submit a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George! Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Today’s Happy Hour Special: 🍸 Sparkling Raspberry Floats Recipe by: RICARDO Ingredients: ·      2 cups raspberry sorbet ·      4 dessert cups, placed in the freezer for one hour or more ·      Edible gold leaf glitter ·      2 cups (500 ml) ginger ale Instructions: Place a scoop of raspberry sorbet at the bottom of each dessert or martini glass. Sprinkle with gold leaf glitter. Pour ginger ale in small glasses and serve alongside sorbet. Let each person pour soda over sorbet.   Listen to More From Ramsey Network 🎙️ The Ramsey Show   🧠 The Dr. John Delony Show 💡 The Rachel Cruze Show 💸 The Ramsey Show Highlights 💰 George Kamel 💼 The Ken Coleman Show 📈 EntreLeadership Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy
Is Casual Culture Bad For Your Bank Account?
Feb 1 2024
Is Casual Culture Bad For Your Bank Account?
Why are wealthy people dressing like they have no money while broke people are trying to dress like they live at the Biltmore? In this episode, George and Rachel break down the latest fashion trends, how they affect your bank account, and why we tend to want what we don’t have.   In this episode: ·     Why trendy things will never be worth what you pay for them, like the Stanley tumbler in cosmo pink ·     Money advice that will always be in style: Spend wisely and don’t go into debt for anything (especially clothes!) ·     George and Rachel reveal their worst fashion moments (Carhartt overalls are mentioned—and not by George) Resources:   ·     Want to make real progress with your money? Get tickets to Total Money Makeover Weekend today. ·     Get your finances organized, make a plan, build your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to www.everydollar.com/smart to get started today. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. ·     Do you have a Guilty As Charged question for Rachel and George? Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. ·     Learn more about your ad choices: https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices ·     Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/company/policies/privacy-policy   This Week’s Happy Hour Special: Maple Manhattan Recipe by Flour Child Ingredients: ·     1 jigger bourbon ·     1/2 ounce sweet vermouth ·     1 tablespoon maple syrup ·     2–3 dashes angostura bitters ·     1–2 Luxardo cherries   Instructions: 1.    Add one scoop of fresh ice to a cocktail shaker. 2.    Pour in all ingredients. 3.    Shake for about 20 seconds and then strain into a cocktail or coupe glass. 4.    Garnish with a Luxardo cherry.
Habits Wasting Your Time (and Money) in 2024
Jan 25 2024
Habits Wasting Your Time (and Money) in 2024
It’s out with the old and in with the new! George and Rachel are sounding off on the bad habits you need to quit in 2024—like not having an emergency fund, impulse buying, and forgetting your blinker—and sharing some smart money habits to build instead. Plus, get the $1.32 mocktail that earned a 10 out of 10.   In this episode: ·      Rachel’s “add it to the cart” habit to help you spend less money ·      The habit George loves that lets you earn 3–5% more money ·      Habit-change motivation from the great philosopher Miley Cyrus: “Ain’t about how fast I get there . . . it’s the climb.” Resources:   ·      What to make real progress with your money? Get tickets to Total Money Makeover Weekend today. ·      Get George’s new book, Breaking Free From Broke, and get three months free of the premium version of EveryDollar. ·      Get your finances organized, make a plan, build your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to www.everydollar.com/smart to get started today. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. ·      Do you have a Guilty As Charged question for Rachel and George? Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. ·   Help us make the show better! Please fill out the quick survey. https://bit.ly/3U2zLeP ·      Learn more about your ad choices: https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices ·      Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/company/policies/privacy-policy   This Week’s Happy Hour Special: Mojito Mocktail Recipe by Culinary Hill Ingredients: ·      10 fresh mint leaves plus more for garnish (see note 1) ·      1/2 lime cut into 4 wedges, divided ·      2 tablespoons granulated sugar or to taste (see note 2) ·      1 cup ice cubes ·      1/2 cup club soda (see note 3) Instructions: 1.    In a medium sturdy glass add mint leaves and 1 lime wedge. Use a muddler to crush the mint and lime, releasing the mint oils and lime juice. 2.    Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain the mixture. 3.    Fill the glass almost to the top with ice. Add club soda and more sugar to taste if desired. Garnish with mint leaves and remaining lime wedge. Notes: 1.    Mint: Mojitos are typically made with spearmint, not peppermint. 2.    Sugar: Or substitute agave, honey, or simple syrup and add it to taste. However, the grittiness of granulated sugar adds texture and is part of the charm of a mojito. 3.    Club soda: Or choose sparkling water or a clear soda such as Sprite of 7UP. 4.    Yield: This recipe makes 1 mojito mocktail.
The Low-Key Financial Mistake We Can All Make
Jan 18 2024
The Low-Key Financial Mistake We Can All Make
Some things we’ve just gotten used to—like $4 coffee, the F-bomb on TV, and your cousin Fred oversharing on Facebook. But has our nothing-shocks-us society also desensitized us to the effects of living in debt? George and Rachel weigh in. Join them for a New York twist on a classic cocktail and smart money tips to ditch debt and build wealth.   In this episode: Things we should find shocking, like a $500 car payment and retiring with a mortgage Sputnik, “Carmageddon” and the gateway drug to debt: the credit score The antidote to overspending (so you can enjoy what you have now while you work for the things you want later) Resources:   What to make real progress with your money? Get tickets to Total Money Makeover Weekend today. Get George’s new book, Breaking Free From Broke. Get your finances organized, make a plan, build your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to www.everydollar.com/smart to get started today. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. Do you have a Guilty As Charged question for Rachel and George? Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. Learn more about your ad choices: https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/company/policies/privacy-policy   This Week’s Happy Hour Special: New York Sour Ingredients: 2 ounces bourbon 1 ounce lemon juice 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1 egg white 2 dashes angostura bitters 1/2 ounce claret wine Instructions: Add the bourbon, lemon juice, simple syrup and egg white into a shaker with ice. Shake it vigorously until it's chilled. Then strain the mixture into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Slowly pour the claret wine over the back of a bar spoon so the wine floats on top of the drink. Voilà! Sip your sour in New York style.
What Today’s Teens Are Buying (vs. Us 20 Years Ago)
Jan 11 2024
What Today’s Teens Are Buying (vs. Us 20 Years Ago)
Do you shop like the cool kids? Join Rachel and George for a breakdown on the brands and stores American teens loved in 2023 and the cash app they used to pay for it all. (Caution: This episode contains high levels of nostalgia. Side effects may include sudden reminiscing and an overwhelming urge to say, “Back in my day . . .”) In this episode: ·   What the average teen spends $200 a month on ·     Rachel explains physical cash to teenagers and why it’s better than digital ·     The biggest money trap teens are falling for and how to help your kids avoid them Resources:   ·     Get your finances organized, make a plan, build your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to www.everydollar.com/smartmoney to get started today. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. ·     Do you have a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George? Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. ·     Learn more about your ad choices: https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices ·     Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/company/policies/privacy-policy   This Week’s Happy Hour Special: Spicy Pineapple Ginger Mocktail Recipe by Ramona Cruz-Peters at FabEveryday Ingredients: ·     Ice, for shaker and for glass ·     3 ounces pineapple juice, plus more for rimming ·     1 ounce agave nectar ·     1/2 teaspoon chili powder ·     Ginger beer, chilled (for top off) ·     Tajin seasoning, for rimming ·     Small pineapple wedge, for garnish (optional) ·     Whole Thai chili pepper or thinly sliced jalapeno, for garnish (optional)   Instructions: Add 3 ounces pineapple juice, agave nectar, and chili powder to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Cover and shake until the ingredients are well mixed and chilled. Place additional pineapple juice on a small saucer or plate. Place the Tajin seasoning on a separate small plate. Dip the rim of a rocks glass in the pineapple juice, followed by the Tajin to coat the rim. Pour ice into the glass, then pour the pineapple mixture over the ice. Top off with ginger beer. If desired, garnish with a small wedge of pineapple and a chili pepper (or a few slices of jalapeno).
How to Start Becoming a Millionaire in 2024
Jan 4 2024
How to Start Becoming a Millionaire in 2024
Think you’ll never make it to $1 million? Think again! This week, George and Rachel break down the proven path to this iconic financial milestone and bust some myths about the lifestyles that everyday millionaires (like themselves) actually live. Listen in to learn how you can get one step closer to millionaire status in 2024! In this episode: ·     One of the most epic moments in 1990s game show history ·     The top five (surprisingly normal) careers of millionaires in the U.S. ·     The exact steps both Rachel and George took to become net-worth millionaires Resources:   ·     Get your finances organized, make a plan, build your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to www.everydollar.com/smartmoney to get started today. Use code SMARTMONEY to get a free two-week trial and $15 off your premium membership to EveryDollar. ·     Do you have a Guilty as Charged question for Rachel and George? Send a DM to @rachelcruze or @georgekamel on Instagram! Be sure to type “GUILTY?” at the top of your message so we don’t miss it. ·     Preorder George’s new book, Breaking Free From Broke, today! ·     Learn more about your ad choices: https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices ·     Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy: https://www.ramseysolutions.com/company/policies/privacy-policy This Week’s Happy Hour Special: Kir Royale Ingredients: ·     4 ounces champagne ·     1 ounce of crème de cassis ·     3 raspberries   Instructions: Add the crème de cassis to a champagne flute and then top with the champagne. Skewer the raspberries on a toothpick to garnish (or keep it simple and just drop them in your glass). Enjoy! 🥂