Welcome to Common Cents on the Prairie

We started our podcast with one goal– to help you do more with your money, regardless of your financial situation.

Whether you’re a young professional just getting started or a long-time business owner looking to retire, we’re here to help you simplify the sometimes complex topic of money. Stream all episodes below or wherever you get your podcasts!

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S1 E10
November 12, 2020
16 Mins

Is Value Investing Broken?

The FAANG stocks (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) have been leading the stock market after COVID-19. While they might seem like a sure thing, Adam and guest Matt Adamson discuss how you should view them over the long term.
S1 E9
October 9, 2020
14 Mins

8 Steps to Managing Your Money Better

Budgeting, investing, and saving can be a lot to think about, especially when you have no clue how to get started.
S1 E8
September 2, 2020
21 Mins

Small Business Success with Jodi Schwan

We love seeing entrepreneurs' dreams come true and being a part of their journeys. Adam sits down with Jodi Schwan, founder and owner of SiouxFalls.Business, to discuss money habits, investing, and the success of her small business.
S1 E7
August 6, 2020
22 Mins

Estate Planning 101

Adam and FNB's Legal Manager, Joe Dylla, break down the basics of estate planning. Learn to navigate your way through wills, trusts, and powers of attorney so you can prevent some possible family feuds in the future.
S1 E6
July 7, 2020
12 Mins

Warren Buffett’s Billion-Dollar Secrets

Each year, reporters ask Warren Buffett the same question: How should we be investing our money? The response might surprise you. Adam breaks it down and offers practices you can use in your own investing!
S1 E5
May 22, 2020
12 Mins

So, You Want To Be A Millionaire?

So, you want to be a millionaire, huh? Well, lucky for you, Adam is breaking down how you can save $1 million by the time you’re 65. Whether you’re in your 20s, 30s, or 40s, learn how much you need to save each month and what you’ll need to do to reach that goal!
S1 E4
April 22, 2020
15 Mins

Money and Marriage

You’ve probably heard that money is the number one cause of divorce. On this episode Adam and his wife, Diane, discuss this topic and offer some steps you can take to manage money in your marriage.
S1 E3
March 3, 2020
12 Mins

7 Ways to Accomplish Your Financial Resolutions

Was your New Year’s resolution to get in better financial shape for 2020? If you’re like 80% of resolution-makers, you’ve probably abandoned that resolution. Adam has seven steps you can take to get back on track.
S1 E2
February 5, 2020
6 Mins

Putting Yourself First

Adam talks about why you should prioritize saving for your retirement over paying for your kids’ college. Doesn’t sound right, does it? Learn why you should be investing in yourself before worrying about others (your kids).
S1 E1
January 9, 2020
10 Mins

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Have you ever heard the expression, “Keeping up with the Joneses?” In our first episode of Common Cents on the Prairie, Chief Wealth Management Officer Adam Cox, dives into who the Joneses are and talks about some facts that just may surprise you.
S2 E10
September 9, 2021
23 Mins

How We Money: Money and Marriage Pt. 2

Ever wonder how other people handle their money? Us, too! We’re launching a new series on Common Cents on the Prairie called, “How We Money.” We’ll explore how other people deal with their personal finances, set goals, what they struggle with, and what they’ve gotten right. This first episode, we dive into a financial Q&A […]
S2 E9
August 9, 2021
42 Mins

How Your Behavior Impacts Your Investing

So, you’re just getting into the finance game. You do your own trading on your apps. You’re always watching the markets, looking for the next big thing. It might seem like you’ve found a way to make your own money, with no need for paying an advisor. But when it comes to maximizing your returns, […]
S2 E8
July 13, 2021
24 Mins

Should I Buy A Home Right Now?

Waiving inspections? Paying with cash? Offering way more than asking price? The housing market is getting crazier by the day. So if you’re thinking about buying a home right now, there are a few things to consider. In this episode, Adam is joined by FNBSF Mortgage Manager, Ryan Dean, and Danielle Konechne, a broker with […]
S2 E7
June 7, 2021
50 Mins

How to Become the Best Investor

Cryptocurrencies? Meme investing? Gambling? A lot has changed a lot over the last year making it even more confusing on what investors should do. Adam and Paul Lehman, Head of Bank Trust Group at Dimensional Fund Advisors, talk about how you can best navigate through all the noise.
S2 E6
May 19, 2021
37 Mins

Do I Have the Wrong Type of Life Insurance?

Life insurance is one of the most important decisions we can make financially, but it can be hard to understand. Adam is joined by Jeff Zander, CEO of Zander Insurance (the only insurance company recommended by Dave Ramsey), to discuss the differences between cash value and term life insurance, and also how you can pick […]
S2 E5
April 14, 2021
43 Mins

Kids and Money

Have you talked to your kids about money? If you haven’t yet, you’ll love this episode. If you have, we probably have some new tips for you. Adam is joined by Nathan Dungan, Founder and President of Save Share Spend, a firm with a mission of helping families develop healthy money habits. Together they’re discussing […]
S2 E4
March 12, 2021
42 Mins

Not All Financial Advisors Are Created Equal

When you're choosing the person in charge of your finances, you'll want to make sure you ask the right questions.
S2 E3
February 16, 2021
23 Mins

Small Changes, Big Results

In this episode, Adam and FNB's Wealth Advisory Manager, Don Rahn, talk about effective money goals that can actually help make a difference this year.
S2 E2
January 13, 2021
34 Mins

The Psychology of Money

Is personal finance more personal than finance? In this episode, learn more about the behavioral side of money as Adam chats with Morgan Housel, the author of "The Psychology of Money."
S2 E1
December 9, 2020
30 Mins

Financial Therapy

Dive into a financial therapy session and learn how to understand your money better. This episode, Adam is joined by financial therapist Derek Hagen talk financial health, behavior, and money mindfulness.
S3 E1
October 13, 2021
26 Mins

The Secret to Becoming a Millionaire

When people hear the word “millionaire,” they think of luxury cars, designer clothes, big houses, and yachts. In reality, your next-door neighbor could be a millionaire. If you play your cards right, you could be too. On this episode, Adam sits down with Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw, coauthor of The Next Millionaire Next Door. In their discussion, […]
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