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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鈥檚 going on in the world, pop culture, and how to afford a life you love.

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It鈥檚 about to get awkward! 馃槵 Whether you think it鈥檚 time to confront your aging parents about their iffy money habits or you鈥檙e fighting the good fight against splitting the check evenly at dinner, Rachel and George are here to offer their advice for getting through life鈥檚 most cringeworthy money convos.聽聽 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽George admits to charging this close family member rent聽 路聽聽聽聽聽How to handle people who assume they鈥檙e getting the friends and family discount 路聽聽聽聽聽How to get out of a group gift situation that you didn鈥檛 sign up for 聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to everydollar.com/smart to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 The Tom Hanks (aka Diet Cokagne) 路聽聽聽聽聽1 can (12 ounces) Diet Coke 路聽聽聽聽聽Champagne Add ice to your favorite highball glass. Pour in about one third of the Diet Coke. Top with the champagne of your choice until the glass is full. Now be brave and take a sip!
There鈥檚 genius鈥撯揳nd then there鈥檚 evil genius. Rachel and George go head-to-head on some of today鈥檚 ethically questionable penny-pinching hacks to help us all find the line between smart spending and just acting shady. 馃 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The streaming platform that George and Rachel temporarily shared a password for 路聽聽聽聽聽How techies tap Google Voice for extra cyber security . . . and shopping discounts 馃泹 路聽聽聽聽聽The money-saving dating game everybody has an opinion about Helpful Resources:聽聽 聽路聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Go to everydollar.com/smart to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Blackberry Mojito Mocktail 路聽聽聽聽聽2/3 cup blackberries 路聽聽聽聽聽1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 路聽聽聽聽聽1 cup berry flavored sparkling water 路聽聽聽聽聽Fresh mint 路聽聽聽聽聽Lime slices Muddle blackberries and mint in the bottom of your cocktail glass and add lime juice. Fill the glass with ice, then pour the berry flavored sparkling water over the top. Garnish with lime slices or extra mint. Sip and enjoy!
You鈥檝e heard of pin the tail on the donkey, but are you familiar with pin the dollar on the bride? Join Rachel and George on a journey to learn about money traditions around the world鈥撯揻rom the West African sou-sou to an unexpected German spending obsession that not even the pandemic could shake! 聽 In This Episode: 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Communal savings, questionable British accents, and 鈥渢he dollar dance鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽The global money custom that George鈥檚 ancestors may have invented 路聽聽聽聽聽聽The OG GoFundMe and other heartwarming ways different cultures give back 聽 Helpful Resources:鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽聽聽 聽 Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices聽聽 Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy聽聽 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special: 锘縎azerac 聽 Ingredients: 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce absinthe 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 sugar cube 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 1/2 ounces rye whiskey 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce Peychaud鈥檚 bitters 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce Angostura bitters 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 1/2 ounces cognac 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 lemon peel 聽 Pour a small amount of absinthe in a chilled glass, swirl it around to coat the glass, discard the remaining liquid, then set aside the glass. In a cocktail mixer, muddle the sugar cube with Peychaud鈥檚 and Angostura bitters. Add rye and cognac to the cocktail mixer with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into the prepared glass, twist the lemon peel over drink鈥檚 surface to release the oils, garnish with the lemon peel and enjoy!
Biden鈥檚 not feeling the junk fees and neither are we! Turns out Americans are being nickeled and dimed to the tune of $24 billion a year, which begs the question颅颅鈥撯搘hat are we going to do about all the junk fees? 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Why companies have you paying junk fees instead of raising their prices 路聽聽聽聽聽The quaint way Rachel used to pay for her fav fashions at Hollister 路聽聽聽聽聽A creepy $5 Airbnb fee you should look for before you book your next getaway 馃懟 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Painkiller 馃彎馃嵐 2 ounces rum 1 ounce cream of coconut 1 ounce orange juice 4 ounces pineapple juice 聽 You know the drill, people! Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all the ingredients. Wave the shaker in the air like you just don鈥檛 care and strain into a highball glass. Sip out of a bendy straw.
We鈥檙e covering the ins and outs of social media influencing鈥攊s it a realistic side hustle? Listen to hear Rachel and George cover popular internet lingo and find out how likely you are to make it as a successful influencer. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽ShamWow, OxiClean and other founding fathers of modern influencer culture 路聽聽聽聽聽聽The multiple 鈥渢iers鈥 of influencing and how much money each one makes on average 路聽聽聽聽聽聽A few of Rachel鈥檚 favorite follows, including Babs and bougie Utah moms 聽 Helpful Resources:鈥 路聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽聽聽 聽 Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices聽聽 Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy聽聽 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:鈥疌lassic Cosmo 聽 Ingredients: 路聽聽聽聽聽聽2 ounces vodka 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce Cointreau orange liqueur 路聽聽聽聽聽聽3/4 ounce cranberry juice 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce lime juice 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Lime to garnish 聽 Pour vodka, liqueur and juice over ice in a cocktail mixer. Shake to chill, then strain liquid into a stemmed glass. Garnish with fresh lime and enjoy!
Technology, personal finance, jury duty鈥擱achel and George cover some hard-hitting topics as they answer the internet鈥檚 most popular 鈥淗ow to get out of . . .鈥 questions (and also share a few thoughts on the Wendy鈥檚 franchise). You don鈥檛 want to miss this one! 聽 In This Episode:鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽George discusses fanny packs and his time in the Arabic Baptist Church. 路聽聽聽聽聽聽You鈥檒l hear top Google searches and some financial limericks written by ChatGPT. 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Rachel compares her husband, Winston, to a mysterious 90s sitcom character. 聽 Helpful Resources:鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices聽聽 Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy聽聽 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special: The Hurricane 聽 Ingredients: 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 ounce light rum 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 1/2 ounces dark rum 路聽聽聽聽聽聽3 ounces passion fruit juice 路聽聽聽聽聽聽3 ounces orange juice 路聽聽聽聽聽聽1 tablespoon grenadine 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Orange slice and maraschino cherry to garnish 聽 Add rums, juices and grenadine to a shaker filled with ice. Shake to combine, then pour into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry for extra color and enjoy!
Goooo sports! It鈥檚 almost time for the big matchup between the Eagles and the Chiefs鈥撯搊r as George likes to think of it: cheesesteaks vs. BBQ. Whether you鈥檙e a football fan or a Rihanna stan, we鈥檙e breaking down how this all-American tradition is bound to give you (and maybe your budget) some sticker shock. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The minimum amount you need for a solo trip to the big game IRL 馃 路聽聽聽聽聽Rachel and George brainstorm some ballin鈥 nonmonetary bets (#savethebudget) 路聽聽聽聽聽Three money-saving tips you need if you got volunteered to host the party on Sunday聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Mango Michelada 路聽聽聽聽聽1 bottle Corona Light beer 路聽聽聽聽聽1/2 fresh lime, juiced 路聽聽聽聽聽3/4 cup mango juice 路聽聽聽聽聽1 tablespoon ancho chili powder 路聽聽聽聽聽Hot sauce (optional) 聽 Pour ancho chili powder on a small plate. Rub a lime wedge around the rim of your favorite glass, then press the rim into the chili powder until the rim is fully coated. Partially fill the glass with ice. Add lime juice, mango juice and a few drops of hot sauce if desired. Stir to combine, then top with Corona beer. (Have beer left over? Serve it on the side!)
Rachel and George are here to unpack Prince Harry鈥檚 tell-all memoir, Spare. Find out if Meghan is really to blame for all the drama, whether or not Harry is a fan of The Crown, and what multimillion-dollar celebrity book deals have to do with you. 聽 In This Episode:鈥犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅犅 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Spare or Snare鈥擱achel quizzes George on Prince Harry trivia 路聽聽聽聽聽聽The magic dollar amount Rachel and George would charge to spill their tea 路聽聽聽聽聽聽How to avoid major regret when making money decisions involving family 聽 Helpful Resources:鈥犅 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7014625/cf367876c335 路聽聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy聽聽 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 Paloma Hermosa 聽 1 egg white 1 1/2 ounces white tequila 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice 1/2 ounce agave nectar 1 lime wedge 聽 In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add the egg white. Give it a good shake until the egg white turns into froth, then add in tequila, St-Germain elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice and agave nectar. Pour the cocktail into chilled glass with ice, garnish with fresh lime, and enjoy!
Some things鈥撯揳nd people鈥撯揳re just better together! (Tomdaya, anyone? 馃槏) Rachel and George ask what defines a power couple and why unity is such a key ingredient in building wealth. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽An Urban Dictionary definition that actually feels spot on 馃幆 路聽聽聽聽聽What a sourdough starter and a Tamagotchi have in common 路聽聽聽聽聽The rise of the 鈥渄inkwad鈥濃攁nd no, that鈥檚 not an insult 馃懓鈥嶁檧锔忦煇娥煠碘嶁檪锔 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Cherry Limeade Mocktail 馃崚 6 ounces Sparkling Ice庐 (black cherry) 1 ounce lime juice Sonic-style ice 聽 Swing by Sonic and get a 10-pound bag of fancy ice for $3.50. When you get home, fill a highball glass with your newly acquired ice. Pour in black cherry Sparkling Ice庐. Top with lime juice and enjoy!
A red and blue debate in this episode? No thanks. Pink? Absolutely! 馃挄 Rachel Cruze and George Kamel discuss the pink tax and investigate other gender-related price differences in everyday products. 聽 In This Episode:鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Why women are spending $40K more than men by age 30 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Male versus female price comparisons (including haircuts, deodorant, razors and more!) 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Rachel and George propose new taxes they think would be fairer than the pink tax 聽 Helpful Resources:鈥 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy聽聽 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 The Pink Se帽orita Margarita 4 ounces tequila 4 ounces grapefruit juice 1 ounce simple syrup Splash of cranberry juice Fresh mint for garnish 聽 Pour your go-to tequila, grapefruit juice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice. Give it a good shake, then strain it over ice in a rocks glass. Add a splash of cranberry juice until it鈥檚 your preferred shade of pink. Garnish with fresh mint and enjoy! 馃嵐
Last year鈥檚 iconic pop culture moments don鈥檛 just jiggle, jiggle鈥撯搕hey fold! From Harry Styles鈥 world tour to Inventing Anna to the Depp-Heard trial, Rachel and George break down the money moves behind 2022鈥檚 major trends and memories.聽 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The forbidden show George had to sneak-watch at Grandma鈥檚 house 路聽聽聽聽聽Rachel and George name the official song of Smart Money Happy Hour karaoke 路聽聽聽聽聽The $13 BILLION loan that rocked the internet Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 The OG Daiquiri 2 ounces light rum 1/2 ounce Demerara sugar syrup 1 ounce lime juice 聽 Fill your favorite cocktail shaker with ice. Add rum, Demerara syrup and lime juice. Shake with gusto, then strain into a vintage glass and enjoy the classic Cuban vibes. 馃彎馃嚚馃嚭
Maybe you can slap a price tag on happiness! 馃 Rachel and George crunch the numbers on actual budgets from people making the 鈥渋deal鈥 salary according to science to see if we are miserable because of our mindset or our money. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The six-figure salary number research says we need for peak happiness聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Pearl snap shirts, chunky statement necklaces and other 2010s fashion confessions from Rachel and George聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The real reason George bought a king-size bed Helpful Resources:聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Classic Jack and Coke聽 路聽聽聽聽聽2 ounces Jack Daniels 路聽聽聽聽聽4 ounces Coca-Cola 聽 Pour Jack Daniels over ice in your favorite glass. Top with Coca-Cola. Now relax and take a load off鈥搘e know that was a strenuous one to make. 馃槈
Is Ticketmaster the reason for the teardrops on your guitar? Rachel Cruze and George Kamel reveal why concert tickets are so expensive and how you can see your favorite artists without busting your budget. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Rachel reveals what she would pay to see 鈥橬 Sync 路聽聽聽聽聽How JOMO can help you save money 路聽聽聽聽聽Why George is afraid of being canceled by the air fryer community 聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Boulevardier 路聽聽聽聽聽1 1/4 ounce bourbon (or rye) 路聽聽聽聽聽1 ounce Campari 路聽聽聽聽聽1 ounce sweet vermouth 路聽聽聽聽聽Dash of bitters 路聽聽聽聽聽Orange twist (for garnish) 聽 Pour bourbon, Campari, sweet vermouth and bitters into a mixing glass and add ice. Stir until chilled. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice. If you鈥檙e feeling fancy, garnish with an orange twist.
Are Mariah Carey鈥檚 鈥淎ll I Want for Christmas Is You鈥 royalties enough to crown her Little Miss Queen of Christmas? Rachel and George check out the competition and decide for themselves who the real winner is. 馃懜馃巹馃挵 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽A candid comparison of the iconic divas out here making major Christmas cash 路聽聽聽聽聽The Dolly Parton merch that left Rachel and George speechless 路聽聽聽聽聽The unlikely starlet that made Rachel鈥檚 prayer list Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7014625/cf367876c335 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Peppermint Martini 馃嵏 聽 1 ounce peppermint schnapps 1/2 ounce vodka 1 1/2 ounces cr猫me de cacao 1 1/2 ounces heavy cream Peppermint candies (optional) 聽 Want the freshest happy hour breath of your life? Rim your glass with peppermint! 馃憠 Finely crush a handful of peppermint candies and spread evenly on a plate. Wet the rim of a martini glass with water. Set the glass top-down on the crushed candy and rotate until fully coated. 聽 Now for the drink! Add peppermint schnapps, vodka, cr猫me de cacao and heavy cream to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until frosty. Strain into your candy-rimmed glass and go find some mistletoe. 馃槈
Can you hear the wedding bells? Whether you鈥檙e getting married, in a bridal party, or still wondering why you didn鈥檛 get a plus one 馃, Rachel Cruze and George Kamel talk all things weddings and how to celebrate big without going broke.聽 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽A hard-hitting testimony from a bachelorette partygoer on required dress code聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Why prematrimonial expenses cost more than a high-end jet ski 路聽聽聽聽聽How George won an all-expenses-paid wedding (and which animal named Cowboy made a guest appearance) 聽 Helpful Resources:聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 Trader Joe's Blanc de Blancs Brut鈥 $6.99/bottle Rachel鈥檚 tips for popping champagne:聽 1.聽聽聽聽Wipe down the bottle with a towel (it gets slippery when you chill it). 2.聽聽聽聽Loosen the wire cage and foil wrapped around the bottle neck and over the cork.聽 3.聽聽聽聽Tilt the bottle at a 45-degree angle so the cork won鈥檛 hit you in the face when it pops. 4.聽聽聽聽Using your other hand, grip the cork with your palm, wrap your fingers around the neck of the bottle, and twist the bottle (not the cork). Keep on twisting until you hear that聽fssszz. Then remove the cage and cork and pour that bubbly!
Christmas movies are gifts that keep on . . . giving us money lessons? 馃馃巹馃挵 Rachel and George break down the hidden financial wisdom in all your favorites, from It鈥檚 a Wonderful Life to Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn鈥檚 Four Christmases. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Rachel鈥檚 best Mr. Narwhal impression (鈥淏yyyye, Buddy . . .鈥 馃憢馃徏) 路聽聽聽聽聽The Christmas classic George completely missed out on as a child 路聽聽聽聽聽The wild celeb generosity stories getting us in a giving mood Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 Vanilla Chai White Russian (From Half-Baked Harvest) 路聽聽聽聽聽2 ounces vodka 路聽聽聽聽聽1 1/2 ounces Kahlua 路聽聽聽聽聽2 ounces vanilla chai syrup (see recipe below) 路聽聽聽聽聽1鈥2 ounces heavy cream 路聽聽聽聽聽1 cinnamon stick (for garnish) 聽 Fill a glass with ice. Add vodka, Kahlua and vanilla chai syrup. Give it a gentle stir. Add the heavy cream. Give it one more gentle stir. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and enjoy your cup of Christmas cheer! 聽 Vanilla Chai Syrup 路聽聽聽聽聽4 chai tea bags 路聽聽聽聽聽1/3 cup honey 路聽聽聽聽聽1 teaspoon vanilla extract 路聽聽聽聽聽1 cup water 聽 Bring water to a boil. Remove from heat, add tea bags, and let steep for 10 minutes. Pull those tea bags out and pour in the honey. Bring the new honey-tea mixture to a boil on high heat for 3鈥5 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in vanilla and let it cool.
Whether you know what the 鈥渃lementine controversy鈥澛爄s or not, there are still plenty of money lessons to learn from Netflix鈥檚 reality megahit Love Is Blind! 馃槏 Listen in as Rachel and George serve up a candid play-by-play of the show鈥檚 best money moments.聽 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Love Is Blind鈥檚 most outrageous money confessions and conversations 路聽聽聽聽聽The number one Love Is Blind cast member Rachel is dying to invite to happy hour 路聽聽聽聽聽The only reason Rachel and George would ever recommend a prenup Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 A Classic Glass of Red Wine 馃嵎聽 路聽聽聽聽聽5 ounces Epicuro Aglianico (Italian Red Blend, Available at Trader Joe鈥檚) Pour and serve鈥撯損referably into a replica of Love Is Blind鈥檚 famous gold glasses! 鉂わ笍
Cringey family convos with a side of dry turkey? 馃樀鈥嶐煉 No thanks! Rachel and George invite Dr. John Delony to happy hour so we can all learn to ask better (and safer) questions this holiday season. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽George鈥檚 delicious Middle Eastern alternative to sweet potato casserole 路聽聽聽聽聽Actual questions you can use to start fun, friendly conversations with family 路聽聽聽聽聽Why those infamous Black Friday deals may be better than ever this year 聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 The 鈥淣ot Terrible鈥 Sparkling Rosemary Grapefruit Mocktail 路聽聽聽聽聽4 ounces grapefruit juice 路聽聽聽聽聽2 ounces sparkling water 路聽聽聽聽聽1 sprig rosemary 路聽聽聽聽聽Grapefruit wedge Muddle fresh rosemary in the bottom of a tall glass. (Bonus: Pause for some aromatherapy!) Fill glass with ice. Pour in grapefruit juice and sparkling water. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.
Join as Rachel Cruze and George Kamel host Smart Money Happy Hour LIVE for the first time ever! From the SMART Conference stage in Dallas, Texas, find out which common (and costly) money mistakes get the best of us and our favorite celebs. 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽A rousing game of Put a Finger Down with the audience 路聽聽聽聽聽The seven-figure secret Ryan Reynolds kept from his wife 路聽聽聽聽聽George鈥檚 not-so-guilty pleasure and why Rachel鈥檚 probably a better human being 聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today!聽 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 Paloma Mocktail: 1/4 cup grapefruit juice Juice from half a lime 1/2 cup Topo Chico (or other sparkling water) Optional: 1 ounce tequila Steps for Paloma Mocktail:聽 1. Pour the grapefruit juice, lime juice and Topo Chico over ice. 2. Stir about 20 seconds, top with a lime wedge, and enjoy!
Vinyl, skin care and tequila, oh my! Rachel and George spill their thoughts on celeb products, cool kid brands and how to swap FOMO for JOMO (the joy of missing out). 聽 In This Episode:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽The iconic first CDs Rachel and George bought with their own money 路聽聽聽聽聽A casual battle of celebrity tequilas 路聽聽聽聽聽The brilliant question Rachel asks herself to stop a spending spiral 聽 Helpful Resources:聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Be entered to win a $100 Visa gift card when you take our listener survey! Click here to let us know what you think.聽聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽聽Get your finances organized, make a plan, build up your confidence, and kick money stress out of your life for good with the EveryDollar budgeting app. Click here to get started today! 路聽聽聽聽聽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 鈥淕UILTY?鈥 at the top of your message so we don鈥檛 miss it.聽聽 路聽聽聽聽聽Learn more about your ad choices. https://www.megaphone.fm/adchoices 路聽聽聽聽聽Ramsey Solutions Privacy Policy 聽 This Week鈥檚 Happy Hour Special:聽 聽 El Diablo 路聽聽聽聽聽1 1/2 ounces tequila 路聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce cr猫me de cassis 路聽聽聽聽聽1/2 ounce lime juice 路聽聽聽聽聽3 ounces ginger beer Fill a shaker with ice. Add tequila, cr猫me de cassis and lime juice. Do a little dance until sufficiently mixed. Strain over fresh ice and top with ginger beer.
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Mar 27th
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ID24480115

Love this episode!!! Interesting discussion on money hacks we may or may not use. Thank you, Rachel and George鈥攜our humor and friendship are always a pleasure to listen to!

Mar 22nd
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Jon Wallace

Make this show an hour pleeaasseee!

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