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The Payoff

The Payoff

Mic shows you how to save money, get wealthy, and hack your financial life in this series hosted by Chris Duffy and Antonia Cereijido. Every week, our team brings you financial news you can use, industry insights, and simple explainers on how current events are affecting your wallet. Tune in every other Wednesday – available anywhere you get your podcasts.

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Credit Cards: Overcoming Fear & Finding the Right Card for You

The Payoff

Learning to love credit cards with Erin Lowry (The Broke Millennial) and finding the RIGHT credit card with Matt Schultz, head analyst for

35 Min

Sep 6, 2017

Freelancing: Side Hustles, Uber Driving & Being Your Own Boss

The Payoff

These days more people are choosing non-traditional work, so we've got the secrets to make freelancing easier and more lucrative.

43 Min

Aug 23, 2017

Housing Hacks: Renting, Buying & Everything Else

The Payoff

Searching for housing can be exhausting, so we've got expert advice and awesome tips to make it easier and SAVE YOU MONEY.

36 Min

Aug 9, 2017

33 min
Jul 12, 2017

We're back with an extra-special episode, and it's a doozy! Someone reached out to us with a financial SOS, and we answered the call.

2 min
Jun 14, 2017

We're taking a couple weeks off, but first here's a preview of what's coming later this summer! Next episode we're going to save someone's financial life, and THEN we're going to solve your money mysteries in the world of ...

39 min
May 31, 2017

With more ways than ever to buy the things you want and need, shopping can seem overwhelming, but we’ve got the inside scoop on how to start SAVING money when you SPEND money. First up, we have the results of a blind taste test party conducted by...

39 min
May 17, 2017

Most millennials have some mistrust of the stock market due to the 2008 financial crisis. But in this episode it’s time for all of us to GET OVER that fear. First though we we get the results of our recent “OH NO!” listener survey, plus Antonia and...

38 min
May 3, 2017

If you think a company has wronged you, what do you do? We've got five great tips on how to make your voice heard and help you fight for YOUR money! Then we've got the godfather of consumer rights on the show, co-author of the Dodd-Frank co...

38 min
Apr 20, 2017

We're back with an update on Antonia's tax mystery, and Chris has pro tips for making travel a breeze. Then we get the complete inside scoop on navigating frustrating money mazes from Lauren Lyons Cole of the Consumer Reports Money Team. Fina...

31 min
Apr 5, 2017

It’s a very special tax-time Payoff, and co-host Antonia Cerejeido has her own tax MYSTERY she’s trying to solve. Also we talk to certified public accountant David A. Isaacs and get his...

39 min
Mar 22, 2017

We're all about understanding student loans in this episode! We confront our own loan confusion and get expert advice from Heather Jarvis, a lawyer and student loan consultant who who offers student debt training and...

43 min
Mar 8, 2017

You asked, and we answered! The #1 most-requested topic since the start of this show has been budgets: how to make a good one and how to stick to it. In this episode, we talk about our own budget successes and failures, then we get the real deal from...

35 min
Feb 22, 2017

We dive VERY deep into personal finance this week, as our hosts Chris and Antonia let your hear how money works in their love lives, plus we find out what it takes to convince banks you're attractive by upping your credit score. We also talk with...

29 min
Feb 8, 2017

Our second episode is all about work, jobs and getting the paycheck you deserve! We help demystify salary negotiation and talk through the importance of the Labor Department's monthly jobs report. Plus, we chat about the meaning of company culture...

28 min
Jan 26, 2017

Welcome to the Payoff, a brand-new podcast from Mic! We're here to help you learn about the world of money, so that you can earn, save and just HAVE more of it. This episode we answer the question "what does it actually mean to invest?" ...

1 min
Jan 24, 2017

Coming soon from Mic - The Payoff podcast. Each episode we’re going to explore the best way for you to learn more about money, and get better at saving it, keeping it, and earning more of it. Full episodes every other week, starting January 26th.

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