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452: YUMO! Are Any Foods Good For Your Wallet?

8/20/2018
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Yep, Scott's still on vacation today. Last short show until we return! - Rachel Ray (celebrity chef) is under fire for her nutritious pet foods. Is this about nutrition or unfair competition? Follow the money so you're not deceived by clever marketers after your money.

Duration:00:08:50

451: Are You Looking At Money The Right Way?

8/17/2018
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Scott's on vacation this week, but we have a mini show until he returns. - Nathan provides three very important money lessons so you can have more than a middle class mindset.

Duration:00:08:48

450: How Much Sweat Does It Take To Buy Stuff?

8/15/2018
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Scott's on vacation this week, but we have a mini show until he returns. Nobody can remember what this show was about. Probably something to do with money.

Duration:00:08:49

449: 60 Second Retirement Planning

8/13/2018
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Scott's on vacation this week, but we have a mini show until he returns. - Maria and Matt (UK) want to pay off their mortgage and ask for Scott's thoughts on their retirement plan. Using the Rule of 25 you can guestimate how much you need to not outlive your money over 30 years.

Duration:00:08:35

448: How To Turn Your Financial Life Around

8/10/2018
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- Sydney is our second personal finance scholarship winner. She found the key to the fountain of money and shares it. - Michelle shares when brand names DO matter. - Steve asks about his 457 plan and if he can withdraw the money without penalty. - The penny pincher girlfriend asks if her partner should save money in his 401(k). - Will you be prepared to pay $6,000 a month for your aging parents? - Debt Free Mum of 3 shares her August goals.

Duration:00:39:44

447: Are You Losing Money On These Grocery Store Tricks?

8/8/2018
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- Jag is the winner of $1,000 for the personal finance scholarship. Hear how his mother inspired his relationship with money. - Lori asks what her 15-year-old should do with the $2,000 she has saved. - Austin is newly married and asks if his financial plan has any red flags - A teacher quits his job to shop for others full time and is earning $100,000 a year. - Lisa is caring for four grandkids and needs help figuring out how to pay for care. - Red alert warning - a new pump and dump...

Duration:00:39:44

446: How Safe Is Your Job In This Booming Economy?

8/6/2018
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- Bill asks about different auto deposit options at investment companies. - Grant's mom is getting a $35,000 settlement and wants to know the impact on Medicaid. - Jimmy (New Jersey) has 7 more years in the Army National Guard and is deciding on putting the money in a TSP or something else. - Nathanial comments on Scott's take on credit cards vs. debit cards. - How to select a charity and not get ripped off. - Is your employer doing well on the surface? 351 employees of a car dealership...

Duration:00:39:44

445: How Not To Fund a College Education

8/3/2018
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- What you need to avoid at Costco. - Dan asks about using the cash value from whole life insurance to fund college education. - Lucy's husband has a Thrift Savings Plan and asks about if a Roth or regular plan is best. - James wants to know how much to start investing with. - Well Where Did My Money Go is back in the news with more fines. - Scott shares how to get your kids (as young as 4) started learning responsibilities and working in life. - Missy pays off $1.2M in debt over 8...

Duration:00:39:44

444: Are Emergency Funds A Thing Of The Past?

8/1/2018
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- Bruce Williams. 6th greatest radio host of all time. Retired. And he should stay that way. - Anthony (YouTube) asks if he has a regular IRA if he can convert it to a Roth IRA. - AT would like to make some housing upgrades but wonders if the money should be put towards other goals like retirement or an emergency fund. - Home buying mistakes every age group may be making. Have you made it? Scott has.

Duration:00:39:44

443 Are Teenagers Making This Credit Score Mistake?

7/30/2018
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- The views on credit scores are very different among teenagers. Scott shares which ones have it right. - Omid (Camarillo, CA) questions if he should stay with Well Where Did My Money Go or switch to a local credit union. - Jenni has a question about a company charging $50 a month and promises to make you money. - Antonio is 23 years old and deciding on the best way to divide up his income for investing. - What are the best 529 College Savings Plans? - Red alert warning to pay...

Duration:00:39:44

442 How Much Should You Put In Your Emergency Fund Each Paycheck?

7/27/2018
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- Ana (Wellington, FL) asks about filing for bankruptcy to get a fresh start. - Libraries are under attack! Scott shares why these valuable resources should remain and all they have to offer. - Adrian is starting a new job and wants to know how much to put into an emergency fund each month. - Vickie (Laveen, AZ) wants to help herself and her children to earn extra money so they no longer have to struggle. - Business ideas for teenagers. - This company is paying back tens-of-millions...

Duration:00:40:14

441 How To Find Hope In Your Situation

7/25/2018
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- Scott shares some new and creative ways to save money every day. - R2D2 can't find financial help for an hourly fee and asks where to look. - Are you relying on a pension to fund your future? Another warning for failing promises you don't want to count on. - What's going on in your 401(k)? Another major company is being sued for $140M because of mistreating their employees. - Larry (Augusta, ME) had a financial hardship and wonders if he has any hope of retiring. - Is someone in...

Duration:00:39:44

439: How To Handle The People Holding You Back

7/20/2018
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- Find out what happens when you go to a Tony Robbins event. - Jake asks about banking at Walmart and the private bank he uses compared to the big banks. - A new study shows more people are registered for credit card rewards than retirement plans. - Geras is starting college and wonders if picking stocks is the best way to get started investing. - Alan has been getting crushed by his advisor with fees and asks if it's time to switch to something else. - Adrian asks about the best...

Duration:00:39:44

438 Real Artists Don't Starve

7/18/2018
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- Why you don't need a dime to have a vision. - R2D2 asks if there is an issue opening an ira for both me and my wife and maxing out at $11,000 - Karen had a friend die of cancer but who had his financial house in order. She asks what you should do to make things easy on your surviving family once you are gone. - Chrissy has a toddler and is barely living paycheck to paycheck. She asks about a work from home opportunity to become a virtual assistant while she pursues her passion of...

Duration:00:39:44

How To Get Out of a Funk

7/13/2018
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- Scott is on break today but shares some tips on getting out of your funk.

Duration:00:08:54

435 Heidi Has $25,000 In Debt And Asks How Long It Will Take To Pay Off

7/11/2018
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- More tips on identity theft protection from a former con artist. - Laura has an opportunity for a side hustle but wonders if it's a pyramid scam. - Heidi (Brooklyn, NY) is looking for a plan to pay off $25,000 in debt. - From cupcakes to cattle raising - the side hustles of NFL players. - Jessie has a SIMPLE IRA with a company match and needs help with the investment choices. - Katie gets her real estate license. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by visiting...

Duration:00:39:44

434 Solo Asks How To Pay For IVF When It's So Expensive

7/9/2018
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- Catch me if you can! Frank Abignale on protecting yourself from identity theft. - 43 million Americans are making this mistake with their credit cards. Are you one of them? - Beth asks the best place to buy tires. - Morgan has property taxes due and asks how best to save for them. - Solo is looking to start a family and the $15-$30k cost of IVF treatment is a challenge. Scott and Katie weigh in since they had to go through two rounds of IVF. Links mentioned on the show: Please...

Duration:00:39:44

433 The King Is Dead, Long Live Elves

7/6/2018
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- Catwoman pays off $60,000 in debt! - Richard (New Zealand) trades in his BWM for a big pile of money. - Another brilliant mind bites the dust. How it impacts your finances. - Heather wonders about free/cheap things to do this summer. - Benjamin is 16 and asks what the best place to invest is. - Karsten (Lynchburg, Virginia) is heading off to college in the fall and asks about making money while at school. - The job market is out of control. Are you afraid of leaving a cushy job to...

Duration:00:39:44