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Something On My Mind | Personal Finance


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Jul 26, 2021

This episode discusses the debate if couples should have separate bank accounts and budgets. The data shows that those who have unified personal finances methods tend to have lower divorce rates.

We also cover the latest updates on the Child Tax Credits (CTO) that have been paying out early for 2021.

CTO calculator:

https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/taxes/july-child-tax-credit-payment-less-than-expected-calculate-your-total-here/#:~:text=Qualifying%20parents%20can%20get%20money,qualified%20child%20dependents%20you%20claim.

The roundtable discusses if companies need to spend money using actors and musicians when it doesn't prompt people to buy the products. 

The story of the week discusses if the COVID vaccination lotteries are incentivising people to get shots.