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Ally and Cheddar have teamed up to create Your Cheddar episodes about saving and spending strategies and career advice from experts that know what they’re doing. Cheddar is a live, Post-Cable Network focused on covering the most innovative products, technologies and services transforming our lives.

October 30, 2019

Laughing Man Coffee CEO and Co-founder, David Stengard, shares how he and Hugh Jackman started a coffee company that supports coffee farming communities. Plus, learn how millennials shop thrift store trends.

October 23, 2019

Elliot Kahan, Managing Director of Investor Relations at Ally, discusses corporate sustainability and the keys to a strong business strategy that considers people, the planet and profits.

October 16, 2019

Are you interested in a side gig? "The Side Gig Central" Podcast host, Elena Ciccotelli, talks how to juggle a side job in this gig economy. Plus, learn the benefits of mutual mentoring.

October 9, 2019

Alex Hicks, CEO of RedManta, discusses how he transitioned from Roblox Intern and gamer to a developer and successful entrepreneur. Also, national best-selling author, Anthony O’Neal shares ways to pay for college with cash.

October 2, 2019

Mark Manzo, President of Insurance at Ally, provides tips on the car-buying process and finding the best option for you.

September 25, 2019

Jason Feifer, editor in chief of "Entrepreneur Magazine," discusses how he and his co-host analyze conversations about money management. Also, learn how a new law mandates that financial education be integrated into New Jersey middle schools.

September 18, 2019

Learn tips on establishing self-confidence in the workplace with Ally’s Application Development Manager, Meryl Balcome and Human Resources Director, Amber Lucas.

September 11, 2019

Find out why it’s important for workers to differentiate their personal brand in today’s economy and learn how to find a budget that fits your needs.

September 4, 2019

New York Times best-selling author, Rachel Cruze, discusses ways to save during your next shopping trip. Caitlin Boston, financial literacy advocate, joins the show to share how she paid off her student loan debt.

August 28, 2019

Dr. Daren Martin, CEO and founder of Global Company Culture Association, discusses how companies can implement successful vacation policies. Also, find out how one CEO turned her passion into a million-dollar business.

August 21, 2019

Buying a car soon? Find out why pre-owned vehicles have become popular among consumers. And, learn about the hottest cars in today’s market.

August 14, 2019

Learn how to shift the power dynamic in your favor during job negotiations and find out why the rising generation of entrepreneurs respond differently to failure.

August 7, 2019

Find out why it’s important to diversify your income and learn how student loan debt can affect your major life milestones.

July 31, 2019

Caroline Starnes, Director of Digital Transformation at Ally, shares her personal experience with flipping homes. And, a Houston couple starring in HGTV's new show "Going for Sold" explains what young couples look for in a new home.

July 24, 2019

Discover how Sports 1 Marketing CEO, David Meltzer, blended spirituality into his business in order to regain his success. Plus, Richard Lorenzen gives tips on turning side gigs into successful businesses.

July 17, 2019

Are you getting married soon? Certified Financial Planner, Brittney Castro, discusses what you and your partner should know about your finances before tying the knot.

July 10, 2019

Learn what to expect from the rising generation of workers from Decoding Gen Z author, Mark Beal. Also, Jake Rivas, Jake of All Trades podcast creator talks teaching millennials about financial planning.

July 3, 2019

Hear how Dan Lok, founder and chairman of closers.com, went from being a poor immigrant to multi-millionaire. Plus, Neil Irwin, author of How to Win in a Winner-Take-All World and senior economics correspondent at The New York Times, breaks down what it takes to succeed in the modern economy.

June 26, 2019

Jules Pieri, CEO of The Grommet, shares how she helps entrepreneurs bring their ideas to reality. And you can get tips on saving money when living on a low-income salary.

June 19, 2019

Are you a recent graduate? Learn how Ally helps graduates manage their money, balance financial goals and prioritize career development after graduation.

June 12, 2019

Hear Bola Sokunbi, founder and author of Clever Girl Finance, discuss the importance of helping women gain financial literacy. Also, Ted Rossman, analyst at Bankrate.com shares the negative impacts of canceling your credit card.

June 5, 2019

Learn how Shark Tank’s Kevin Harrington used his entrepreneurial formula to gain success. Plus, Joaine Demer, co-founder of thekrazycouponlady.com, talks couponing in 2019.

May 29, 2019

Have you ever wondered how Gen Z will differ from other generations? Listen to Millie Arora, managing partner at ReD Associates, share how the next generation thinks about personal finance. And Ben Ricciardi, CEO and founder of Times 10, shares why it's important for entrepreneurs to embrace failure.

May 22, 2019

Learn how millennial women are changing the egg freezing industry with financial solutions to help with cost. Plus, meet Erik Finman, a 20-year-old Bitcoin Millionaire.

May 15, 2019

Happy Anniversary Ally Bank! Hear Di Morais, Ally’s President of Consumer & Commercial Banking Products discuss how Ally Bank celebrated their 10th anniversary. And get a few tips on financial literacy from NFL linebacker, Brandon Copeland.

May 8, 2019

Find out how a working mom uses her blog to bring the realities of working and parenting to life. And hear how millennials can work towards financial independence.

May 1, 2019

Learn how one luxury bridal company is modernizing the industry. Plus, get tips for managing your finances when you’re first starting out.

April 24, 2019

Hear from Stefan McVeigh, Director at Ally Invest Advisors, and personal finance guru MJ Harris about ways you can stretch, spend and maximize your tax refund.

April 17, 2019

Get advice from Chanel Reynolds, founder of Get Your Sh*t Together, on how to organize your finances for an emergency. Plus, explore the potential benefits of aligning your money and values.

April 10, 2019

Find out how Megan Markle and the new royal baby could be affected by U.S. tax laws. And hear entrepreneur Robert Kiyosaki talk about deciphering what’s fake when it comes to finance.

April 3, 2019

Get tips for pitching your company to potential investors from Judy Robinett, author of Crack the Funding Code. Plus, explore the gender pay gap.

March 27, 2019

Hear from Chanteya Lawrence, Senior Director of Direct Lending at Ally Financial, about how philanthropy and giving back can help improve workplace culture.

March 20, 2019

Get tips on how to be a great manager from Julie Zhuo, author of The Making of a Manager. Plus, find out how student loans can affect the economy.

March 13, 2019

Find out how social media could be ruining your bank account and learn how karma relates to financial success.

March 6, 2019

Explore the cost of dating with Erin Lowry, author of Broke Millennial. Plus, learn how breaking the rules of business could lead to success.

February 27, 2019

Get the breakdown of how much it costs to have and raise a child and then, find out how investing in yourself can help grow your wealth.

February 20, 2019

Hear about the impact of representation in the financial industry. Plus, get tips on how to better communicate with your partner about money.

February 13, 2019

Listen to Jennifer Brockington, Senior Director Consumer Marketing at Ally and Anomaly’s Damien Reid talk about why it’s important to do research before choosing a bank.

February 6, 2019

Learn how to “Marie Kondo” your finances from Money reporter Julie Glum. Plus, listen to a popular blogger break down her influencer income.

January 30, 2019

Gwen Gollmer, Executive Director of Benefits at Ally Financial, talks about the importance of benefits and company culture for prospective employees.

January 23, 2019

Find out what it means to get a postnup during your marriage and weigh the pros and cons of pet insurance.

January 16, 2019

Gaby Dunn, author of Bad With Money, talks about the importance of financial literacy. Plus, get advice about investing in a 401(k).

January 9, 2019

Learn the secret rules that rich people live by to become financially successful and get tips for increasing your credit score.

January 2, 2019

Find out what a 30-day money cleanse looks like. Plus, learn strategic ways you can invest your money in 2019.

December 19, 2018

Find out how rapper Big Sean is teaming up with Ally to give back to the youth of Detroit. Plus, get tips for investing during a volatile market.

December 12, 2018

Learn why a millennial money expert returned her engagement ring. And explore four different strategies for saving.

December 5, 2018

Ally Bank’s Senior Director of Offshore Operations, Monique Tubbs, talks about her experience as a college athlete and how it’s shaped her view on money. Plus, get tips to help you stay financially fit.

November 28, 2018

Hear from Ally’s Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Jack Howard, on the importance of providing opportunities for upward economic mobility. Plus, learn about other ways to give back during the holiday season.

November 21, 2018

Find out some tips to help you score cheap holiday travel and learn a few ways to help organize your workload.

November 14, 2018

Get tips from author Tony Steuer to help yourself be financially ready in the event of a natural disaster. Plus, explore the costs of owning a dog.

November 7, 2018

Learn ways to help scale your business and hear from Margot Gilman, Chief Money Editor at Consumer Reports, about the biggest sales ploys retailers use on holiday shoppers.

October 31, 2018

Learn about the new UltraFICO credit score. Ways to budget for the holidays, so you don’t overspend on gifts.

October 24, 2018

Get career advice from the co-founders of Betches Media. And find out when to start the conversation about college with your children.

October 17, 2018

What to bring an idea to life? Listen to Emily Shallal, Senior Director of Product Innovation at Ally Bank, talk steps to entrepreneurship. Plus, learn what Ally is doing to support small businesses.

October 10, 2018

How to make sure your 401(K) plan is everything you need.

October 3, 2018

What we can learn from the housing crisis, ten years later. Plus, find out the most affordable places to live in the U.S. today.

September 26, 2018

David Bach, author of Smart Women Finish Rich, talks about building long-term wealth. Plus, learn what to avoid while investing.

September 19, 2018

Is social media impacting your wallet? Learn more about the link between scrolling and shopping. And hear about how you could actually make money using social media.

September 12, 2018

How to talk to your partner about money before major milestones, like marriage or moving in.

September 5, 2018

Learn how to become a trailblazer and get tips that can help put an end to sleepless nights due to financial stress.

August 29, 2018

Find out how a napkin could help you learn personal finance basics, get life lessons from a leader in the music industry and hear some tips for refinancing your car.

August 22, 2018

Are you in a career rut? Learn some ways to jumpstart your work life. Plus, tips for using social media in a positive way.

August 15, 2018

Explore the future of ridesharing and autonomous cars with Erin Klepaski from Ally Auto and learn some of the pros and cons of leasing.

August 8, 2018

Hear Matt Beecher, the CEO of Student Loan Genius, talk about student loan debt. And learn why women may be downplaying their income.

August 1, 2018

Not sure where to buy your next home? Get a few tips to help you find the perfect one.

July 25, 2018

Learn how prenuptial agreements can help you stay financially secure going into marriage. Plus, get tips on finding your financial bliss.

July 18, 2018

Hear advice from Ann Cummings, CFO of Mortgage at Ally Bank, and Brian Portnoy, author of Geometry of Wealth, on ways to become financially independent.

July 11, 2018

Get tips to help make your resume more appealing to potential employers. Plus, learn tips to help you to stay on budget throughout the summer – even with vacations.

June 27, 2018

Find out how to retrain your brain to save money and what to do if you need to take out a student loan.

June 20, 2018

What famous entrepreneurs can teach us about leadership and how to retire with a million-dollar nest egg.

June 13, 2018

Learn how to set goals and achieve them. Plus, hear expert commentary about the current labor shortage in America.

June 6, 2018

Hear Reggie Willis, Senior Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Ally, talk about the importance of creating a workplace culture of equality.

May 30, 2018

Tips to help protect your reward points from online hackers. Plus, financial advice for video gamers.

May 23, 2018

See how much you should have saved for retirement by the time you’re 35 and tips for getting there.

May 16, 2018

Dig deep into the costs of an average wedding. Plus, learn the benefits of hiring a financial planner – even if you aren’t rich.

May 9, 2018

Tips to help prevent fraud while traveling this summer and how to travel on a budget.

May 2, 2018

Find out if your college choice is a good financial fit and find ways to help boost your emergency savings fund.

April 25, 2018

The differences between digital investing and traditional investing and why millennials want automated investing.

April 18, 2018

Cait Flanders talks about her year without shopping and what it taught her about money management.

April 11, 2018

Tips for navigating the homebuying process – How much to save for a down payment and how to find the right lender.

April 4, 2018

See what SNL’s Kate McKinnon can teach your kids about money.

March 28, 2018

Find out about millennial saving habits and how to use a side hustle to bring in extra income.

March 21, 2018

How to gamify your finances and get more in control of your money, while having fun in the process.

March 14, 2018

Learn the smartest ways to use your tax return and get expert tips for planning a vacation on a budget.

March 7, 2018

Celebrate International Women’s Day and join Ally’s Di Morais, Jenn LaClair and Stephanie Richard for a roundtable about women in leadership.

February 28, 2018

Ways your employer can help you improve your financial and physical health. How saving for a dream vacation might be easier than you think.

February 21, 2018

Tips for securing your finances in a volatile stock market. And how to build a successful business doing what you love.

February 14, 2018

Staying on budget for Valentine’s Day and how to talk openly about money with your honey, before and after marriage.

February 7, 2018

Check out investing tips if you’re a stock market newbie. And getting your documents ready to tackle the tax season.

January 31, 2018

Shed outdated ideas about money and build successful financial habits with advice from financial advisors.

January 24, 2018

Get financial advice from rapper Jay Z. And find out what the difference is between a short-term and emergency savings goal.

January 17, 2018

How you can start investing early in your career by saving as little as $100 per month. Also, ways to dig out of student loan debt.

January 3, 2018

Leaving behind bad financial habits can help you commit to your savings goals in 2018. Tax moves to make in 2018 to help you save money.

December 20, 2017

Smart financial steps to take before 2017 ends that include retirement contributions and investments.

December 13, 2017

More Americans are relying on credit cards to pay for necessities. We have tips to help you plan for expenses and pay down debt.

December 6, 2017

Ally’s Anand Talwar talks about gifting financial security to your loved ones and alternative holiday gift ideas to help you stay on budget.

November 29, 2017

Setting financial and personal goals for 2018 and strategizing your way out of debt.

November 15, 2017

Ally’s Alison Summerville explains how Millennials are creating a greener generation by donating to sustainable charities.

November 8, 2017

Ways to overcome some of the financial issues in your life and tips on cutting down your grocery bill.

November 1, 2017

Face your investing fears with tips from Ally, and how the rise of technology is changing the value of an MBA.

October 25, 2017

Get comfortable talking money with your significant other; Ally’s Mortgage Playbook helps make finding the right mortgage easy.

October 18, 2017

Single parents can avoid common financial mistakes with tips from author of “The Kickass Single Mom” author, Emma Johnson.

October 11, 2017

How to climb your way out of debt by creating a bangin’ budget with Money Peach.

October 4, 2017

Michael Baresich breaks down the future of digital banking.

September 27, 2017

How robo-advisors are making investing effortless and can help you reach your financial goals.

September 20, 2017

Ally’s Andrea Brimmer says researching is the key to financing or leasing a car and other top car buying tips.

September 13, 2017

How to reach your goals with simple steps, and no excuses, to give yourself the gift of success.

September 6, 2017

Tips on how you can financially survive and thrive after graduation. Separating needs from wants to help change bad spending habits.

August 30, 2017

Learn why having good credit is so important to your financial life and how you can grow and maintain a great credit score.

August 16, 2017

Learn how CDs can help you save money. And how comparison shopping can help you cut spending on necessities.

August 9, 2017

Financial planning for the modern family with Ally’s Jacqueline Howard. And how to manage financial documents for blended families.

August 2, 2017

Find out how to turn your passions into a full-time job. And the 4 essential qualities of inspiring leaders.

July 26, 2017

If you’re struggling to pay your student loans, an income-driven repayment plan may be the answer. A few tips when navigating the car buying and leasing experience.

July 19, 2017

How your leadership “type” can both help and hinder your professional and personal success. Find out how to be an effective leader.

July 12, 2017

Dig into real estate and join Ally's Di Morais for a special feature on mortgage lender considerations.

July 6, 2017

Learn about the biggest issues millennials face when managing their finances and ways to change your spending habits.

June 28, 2017

Learn about Robo Investing with Ally's Rich Hagen, as well as other investment advice and strategies.

June 21, 2017

Tips for female breadwinners, creative approaches to grow wealth and the benefits of using credit cards wisely.

June 14, 2017

Get advice on how to handle the financial implications that come with job, home and relationship break-ups.

June 7, 2017

Learn about Ally's Hardest Working Dollar program and how to avoid behavioral money mistakes.

May 31, 2017

Get expert advice on how to get rich and learn about the benefits of automated investing.

May 24, 2017

Home Buying 101, Avoiding Spending Triggers, Tips and Tricks for Saving Money and Perks of a Home Loan

May 17, 2017

2017 College Graduate Job Market, Q1 Housing Market, Roth IRAs, Achieving Greatness and Credit

May 10, 2017

Navigating Finance with Tonya Rapley from Fab Finance and Saving Guidelines

May 3, 2017

Personal Finance Tips for young adults and Financial Know-How to Buying a Home

April 26, 2017

Knowing when it’s the right time to buy a home. And how to focus on your own financial stability and stop comparing yourself to others.

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