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HerMoney Podcast Bonus Mailbag #35: Launching Financial Grown-Ups

Kathryn Tuggle  |  March 25, 2022

As winter slowly thaws and we see flowers starting to poke their heads out of the beds we’ll quickly be headed into spring’s graduation season, when so many young adults in our lives will be taking their first steps into adulthood. They’ll be starting college or launching their careers, maybe taking a gap year, or even headed out for a study abroad experience. 

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But no matter what next big steps they’re taking, we, the people who love them, parent them, and dote on them, want to make sure they’re set up for success. We want to make sure that, no matter where this life takes them, they have the tools to establish a bright and secure future for themselves… and we know a big piece of that puzzle involves money. 

But what does it really take to launch a “financial grownup?” Well, you, our amazing listeners, submitted some questions on that topic, and we knew just who to call to answer them. In this episode, we sit down with Bobbi Rebell, CFP and author of the new book, Launching Financial Grownups: Live Your Richest Life by Helping Your (Almost) Adult Kids Become Everyday Money Smart.” Bobbi is also a financial literacy advocate and host of the “Money Tips for Financial Grownups” podcast. Her new book is a call to action for all of us who are looking to inspire young adults to become financially responsible and independent in our rapidly changing and increasingly competitive economy.

Listen in as Jean and Bobbi tackle questions on: 

  • How to teach your kids to be good with money when you aren’t great yourself
  • How to advise a young person on their career path (and what may or may not be lucrative) 
  • What to say to an adult child who needs financial help when you need to save for retirement 
  • How to teach your kids to budget when they’ve never known life when money was tight 
  • How to get your college-aged daughter to prioritize her money when she has zero interest in the topic 

If you have a question for Jean to tackle on an upcoming episode, please drop us a line at, and we’ll pick it right up. Thanks so much for tuning in! 

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