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399: Best Ways For Teens To Get Started In Their Financial Future

4/18/2018
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- Mimi is a high school math teacher and asks for the best ways for 17-year olds to start their financial future. - Real life car leasing - a story of why the residual value on a lease can come back to bite you. - Dave (Dallas, TX) is funding six 529 plans for grandkids and wonders why Vanguard's website points people to the Nevada plan. Scott went with the Utah plan for it's low costs. - Pet related tax deductions. - Renee (Monroe, OH) asks about the Costco brand of memory foam mattress...

Duration:00:39:44

398: Wheel of Fortune

4/16/2018
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It's our last short show until our glorious host returns! Hear about Scott's 2nd grade teacher who taught elementary school for 47 years! He sat down with her for lunch to find her motivation. Plus, a very important announcement. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by visiting http://ShareTheShow.com https://scottalanturner.com/personal-finance-scholarship/

Duration:00:08:54

397: Luis - Poor in Youth, Rich in Life

4/13/2018
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Scott is away from the studio this week. We recorded a few short segments to keep you motivated until his return. Luis (San Antonio, TX) and his family came from Mexico to find better opportunities in America. Hear the lessons he's learned from growing up poor. He is one of our personal finance scholarship applicants. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by visiting http://ShareTheShow.com https://scottalanturner.com/personal-finance-scholarship/

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396: I Make Sexy Teeth

4/11/2018
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Scott is away from the studio this week. We recorded a few short segments to keep you motivated until his return. Small business owners, entrepreneurs, and yes, even employees working as a cog in the machine, all have to advertise themselves to make more money. Discover some tips you can apply to your own life or business to get ahead of that competitor or person in the cube next to you. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by visiting http://ShareTheShow.com

Duration:00:08:54

395: Staying The Course - Corinne is Debt Free!

4/9/2018
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Scott is away from the studio this week. We recorded a few short segments to keep you motivated until his return. In this flashback to August of 2016 we hear Corinne and her workplace struggles, and find that today she is debt free. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by visiting http://ShareTheShow.com

Duration:00:08:54

394: The Cheapskate's Guide To The Good Life?

4/6/2018
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- The cheapskate's guide to the good life is quite catchy, but the author's of this fine writing article have no clue what being cheap is all about. - How to get medical procedures approved faster when you're dealing with insurance companies. - Shelly thinks there is something wrong with her because she can't stick to her budget. Scott gives some tips to sticking to your plan. - Ric (San Antonio, TX) has a Thrift Savings Plan and is comparing the retirement date funds vs. individual funds...

Duration:00:39:44

393: Millionaire Teachers

4/4/2018
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- Two teachers crack the million dollar mark. Hear how they did it. - Jessica is age 32 and just got married. She and her husband are trying to figure out how to become millionaires in 13 years or less. - A new study showing the true costs of not shopping around for insurance. - Angela's husband wrecked her credit and she asks about getting out of debt. - Kevin has a follow up comment on MoviePass - Should you use a real estate agent to sell your house? Links mentioned on the...

Duration:00:39:44

392: Why Leasing A Car Won't Make You Rich

4/2/2018
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- John gives some statistics on why leasing a car is good for some people. Scott retorts with his own statistics in today's rant. - Rick and his wife are both 60 and wonder if they will hit their retirement savings goal by age 65. - Pari has a follow up question on medical debts and if they impact your credit score. - Tom is age 26 and needs some help with an old 401(k) and a new 401(k). - Did you know about Costco hot dogs? - How to sell your home without a real estate agent. Maybe. -...

Duration:00:39:44

391: The 80-Year Old Millenial

3/30/2018
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- What are people afraid of in the future? A new study about Millennials sheds some light on the stuff keeping us up at night. - Jahmiel has a new job and transferred an old employer's 401(k) to a new 403(b). He asks if he should use retirement funds to pay off credit card debt. - T. is lawyer who doesn't like his job. Katie gives some tips on getting out. - MoviePass is an option to save money on movies. Is it worth the price? - Money saving fashion tips from the unfashionable show...

Duration:00:39:44

390: Why Mike Will Never Be Rich

3/28/2018
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- Mike thinks a $500 a month car payment at age 24 is the way to go. Scott agrees it is if you never want to build wealth. - Karen is in a job she hates and is looking for something that doesn't involve employers. - Pari is 53 and has multiple medical bills she is struggling to pay. She asks about a loan consolidation to pay down the debts. - Renee (Houston, TX) is 31, in a dead end job and would like to get her life back on track. - Cloud asks about the Discover savings account to...

Duration:00:39:44

389: How A Beach House Can Save Your Budget

3/26/2018
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- Cindy (Iowa) has a passion for cooking but is broke. Her husband has to walk 45 minutes to catch the bus to work because they can't afford a car right now. She asks how they can get ahead. - Stephanie (West Australia) is age 23 and makes $700 week. She wonders how to make more. - Ranee is going to retire in 2 years with a pension and SSI and asks how to play for expenses. - Amanda is struggling with being jealous of the things other people buy but she can't. - The fiduciary rule is...

Duration:00:39:44

388: How To Plan For Getting Laid Off

3/23/2018
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- A listener's wife is a school teacher and will not have her contract renewed for the next school year. Scott details how to plan for when you know your income is about to get slashed. - PT (Richmond, CA) just purchased a condo and is planning for a rental property in a few years. He asks about how best to save up. - Pam asks about a Pershing Roth IRA. - More grocery store shenanigans causing you to overpay. - Socks. What else can you produce for $2 and charge $80 for. - Sandra asks...

Duration:00:39:44

387: New Travel Hacks To Save You Money

3/21/2018
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- Scott & Katie go to the travel show and come back with loads of travel tips. New travel hacks to save you money on tours and more! - M1 Finance review. - Susan is concerned about giving over her personal info when signing up for an investing account online. - Greg has an IRA with $8,600 and asks about converting it to a Roth to pay the taxes now. - The jacket that doubles as carry-on baggage, but without the checked bag fee. - George has a comment on avoiding the 10% penalty on...

Duration:00:39:44

386: Dave and His Wife Need Tips for Successful Budgeting

3/19/2018
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- Dave (Ontario, Canada) is getting his wife on board with a budget and has some questions about making it work. Katie and Scott break down what it takes to make budgeting as a couple work. - Ric (San Antonio, TX) asks about my favorite sources for big brain reading. - Laria just read The Four Pillars of Investing and has a couple questions about things that alarmed her. - What advice do a bunch of fat cats sitting around talking about money have? - George has a tip on beating IRA...

Duration:00:39:44

385: What Are The Steps To Financial Independence?

3/16/2018
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- Food hacks that save time and money and are good for you! - Another tale of the importance of planning and wills - this time from a hamburger restaurant owner. - A 401(k) hack to sock away even more money for your financial independence. - Katie is getting her real estate license, find out why. - Lane wants to know the best way to get started towards financial independence. - Deborah has an old computer and asks for budget friendly tips to keep from having to upgrade your hardware...

Duration:00:39:44

384: Are You Living The Life You Can Afford?

3/14/2018
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- Where does your paycheck go and how long does it last? See how your spending compares to others. - Choosing a lifestyle is important, and simple. It all comes down to choosing what you can afford. The big question is what can you afford? - Katie shares how you can use Task Rabbit to find help - and make a little extra money on the side. - Bernetta asks how do you cut the costs on debt and get it paid off without it being so over whelming. - Another pump and dump scam with penny...

Duration:00:39:44

383: How To Pay Zero Taxes On Your Investments

3/12/2018
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- Scott just sold off part of his portfolio for other opportunities and paid next to nothing in taxes. Seeking financial independence? Then you'll want to know about this tax avoidance tip. - A couple of mid-30-year olds have built up a net worth of $2.2M in just over 15 years. Learn their not-so-secrets. - Lily (NYC) is 42 and $20,000 in consumer debt, living paycheck-to-paycheck and trying to raise a child. She asks if she should cash out her 401(k), file bankruptcy, or seek other...

Duration:00:39:44

382: When Should You Setup a Roth IRA?

3/9/2018
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- A majority of people would like to make more money but don't know where to start. Scott gives you the starting point. - Cats that travel and the people who hate them. - Tyler asks about when Roth IRAs need to be setup prior to making contributions. - Wil has a Thrift Savings Plan and will begin getting RMDs in a couple years. He asks about the pros/cons of moving his money elsewhere. - Adam has a pension with some options to select funds from a broker and asks how that might work...

Duration:00:39:44

381: If You Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

3/7/2018
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- Scott lays out his plan for building the next generation of business owners. - Nyota shares her thoughts on financial freedom and luck. - Jeff (Tokyo) wonders about the best way to save for his young kinds retirement. - Costco is rolling out grocery delivery. - Andrea is approached about a virtual assistant job and asks if it's legit. - Brennan is trying to put a little extra towards individual stock investing and asks how to do this and maintain his asset allocation. - One-handed...

Duration:00:39:44

380: Tara Paid Off $200,000 In Student Loans!

3/5/2018
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- Tara (MA) is 37 and just paid her last student loan bill. Hear the incredible story about how she did it (and how you can too). - Andy (College Station, TX) has multiple student loans and asks about the daily interest payments as they apply to the debt avalanche method. - Mike is changing jobs and asks if its better to move his old retirement account into a traditional IRA or Roth IRA. - Financial pied pipers get it right 40% of the time, here's why. - Time for our U.S. listeners to...

Duration:00:39:44

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