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Financial Rock Star with Scott Alan Turner is THE show to give you SIMPLE and ACTIONABLE advice on how to get out of debt, save money, build wealth, and retire early. The down-to-earth discussion about money is entertaining and inspiring whether you are earning your first dollar or are wondering where to stash a pile of cash. To be a part of the show and get your personal finance questions answered, head over to www.goaskscott.com. Scott became debt free at age 35 (no mortgage!) and has 15 years of personal financial knowledge. Now he wants to help you through his blogs, scopes, and podcast. If you like the podcast, please subscribe and leave a review.

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Episodes

296: From Socialist to Capitalist

8/21/2017
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On today's show: Steve was an 18-year-old working in a tourist information center. With an in-depth knowledge of Irish history, he was asked to lead a walking tour of French tourists. Hear how he turned this opportunity into his dream job. - Kelly's husband borrowed $150,000 from his retirement to fund a friend's business. Twelve years later the friend owe's him $200,000. What should be done? - A simple tip to increase your credit score. - Mario is 40-years-old and asks if he should cash...

Duration: 00:40:12


295: Investing in Whiskey

8/18/2017
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On today's show: Scott shares why an opportunity fund can be an important part of your financial plan. And it should be fun! - Katie shares a story on how it never hurts to ask. - Kelly and her husband are in their 40's. They are working their plan but realize they are missing out on free money while paying down their house. - An amazing hack to get FREE TV. - O.J. is going to jail and asks how to prepare for being out of commission for a few months. - Quote of the day from Maeve...

Duration: 00:40:12


294: 40 Shades of Green

8/16/2017
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On today's show: Scott and Katie are just back from their trip to Ireland. They share some of their stories about traveling and how they apply to everyday life. - Kristie (Seattle, WA) shares a resource on passive investing. - Another millennial who's giving millennials a bad name. - Deborah (Pittsburg, PA) asks how to tactfully ask friends and family contribute to her 5-month-old's college savings instead of giving them more toys. - Amanda has a husband who's not down with budgeting...

Duration: 00:40:12


293: Rich Dad, Poor Mom

8/14/2017
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Topics: What impact did your parents have on your spending and saving habits? One of our scholarship applicants shares a story of divorced parents with polar opposite money habits and how those habits impacted their life. - Jessica (Westhampton, MA) is running multiple businesses and concerned about how to make ends meet. - Yet another reason to not buy gold. - Walt (Colorado) watched a news piece on 401(k)s and asks how to prepare for the worst. - Is your financial situation making...

Duration: 00:40:12


292: You Can Avoid These Money Traps

8/11/2017
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Topics: If you're not careful there are several money traps you can fall into. Hear what they are and how to avoid them. - Life Enthusiast (Bay Area, CA) asks for feedback on his financial situation and paying off a house to become debt free. - Scott answers the call to make a handyman call to a rental house. - Travel tips for going to a foreign country. - A simpler way for you to break bad money habits so you can save more. - Vickie asks for a comparison between the budgeting tools...

Duration: 00:40:12


291: Are Flowers An Investment Or An Expense?

8/9/2017
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Topics: Do you really know the difference between an expense and an investment? Find out if your brain is fooling you instead spending more than you want to. - Paul is looking for recommendations on where to buy quality diamonds online. - Katie gives some resume tips on updating your resume (and making sure it's good). - Kristina is an ER vet and has a warning about ordering pet medications online. - Yes, stock picking should scare you. - What does the projected cost of the new Apple...

Duration: 00:40:12


290: How To Choose Between A Roth vs. Traditional 401(k)

8/7/2017
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Topics: If you have to choose between a Roth 401(k) and a Traditional 401(k), which one should you pick? The results from a new research study are in and the answer will surprise you. - A listener takes action and meets with an advisor. - Why good budgets are selfish budgets. - Katie's side business wins a $150,000 grant! - How to hack your credit score. - In his own words - Chris Peach and his wife paid off $52,000 in 7 months. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by...

Duration: 00:40:12


289: The Stealthy Killer of Budgets and Money Goals

8/4/2017
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Topics: Scott explores why people have a hard time doing what they know they should be doing, but still don't do. - How to discover if someone shares the same money values as you do (before you get hitched). - Shanna saved $300 in our savings challenge. - Three financial tips for new college graduates. - Scott gets pre-approved for $275,000 in business loans. Time to throw a party! - Wall Street wants you to borrow against your investments. Why this is a terrible idea. - Carlos...

Duration: 00:40:12


288: Why We Want Things We Don't Need

8/2/2017
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Topics: Can buying one new piece of clothing cause financial ruin? Hear the story of how It did for one person. - D. (India) is 49 years old and asks for feedback on his financial plan so he can provide for his autistic daughter after he passes away. - What to look for in private student loans. - Linda (Arizona) is in retirement, living on social security, and stuck not knowing what to do. - Everyone needs to know the most important words when dining out with friends. - How your...

Duration: 00:40:12


287: Saving BIG While Starting small.

7/31/2017
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Topics: Hear the story of a homeless cocaine addict who became a millionaire. The secret sauce of building wealth isn't a secret. - Dancer Jordan gives an update on his Canadian tour. He has a weird paycheck situation and asks how to budget for it. - Seven of Nine got a newsletter saying ETFs would not be stable in the future. Could this be true? - Another tale of employees making uninformed savings decisions that cost them plenty. - What is it like to work for minimum wage? Links...

Duration: 00:40:12


286: Want To Buy A Lamborghini For Cheap?

7/28/2017
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Topics: The fake math behind leasing an expensive car. How to avoid the deception and becoming a victim of all flash and no cash. - Adrienne is in deep credit card debt and asks for help. - Nuno has a question on asset allocation for couples. - Yelp for Banks - Big banks are looking to silent consumer complaints. But they are doing it for you of course! - Robots might be taking your job over soon. - Why you should switch to a credit union. Links mentioned on the show: Please share...

Duration: 00:40:12


285: #YODO What You Need To Understand About Money

7/26/2017
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Topics: What is YODO and what do you need to know about it? - A new perk for business travelers. - Peggy makes $41,000 and is a financial pinch being a single mom with three kids and a mortgage. She asks for guidance on getting out of debt. - Laura (Texas) has an employer retirement plan with Vanguard and has been asked to switch. She thinks she might lose her job and wonders if she should wait it out. - My Fearless Forecast - You're going to lose money if you listen to the financial...

Duration: 00:40:12


284 Morning X: Relax Like Roger

7/24/2017
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Topics: What you can learn from winning a Wimbledon tennis title. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by texting http://GetFR.com to 3 people.

Duration: 00:06:09


283: Do Cat or Dog Owners Make More Money?

7/24/2017
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Topics: Marketplace did a study comparing people with money and those without. What are the different characteristics of people between income levels? - Sears is a sinking ship. What lesson can every generation learn from their failure? - Nate is a 27-years-old chef and is looking for guidance on where to start investing. - Supermodel Laura (Maryland) has a new job with no employer match in her 401(k). She asks if it's better to do a Roth instead. - Manuel (Florida) is picking up a...

Duration: 00:40:12


282: There Is No Spoon

7/21/2017
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Topics: Financial independence is 20% knowledge, 80% behavior. Your brain can trick you into poor decisions. Watch out for these deceptions to keep more of your hard earned money. - Ingmar lost $220,000 - the bulk of his savings - in a pump and dump scam. Could you be next? - Pastors sue Coca-Cola in what could be the dumbest lawsuit in history. - Ric (San Antonio, TX) asks for a financial check-up on his retirement savings. - Laria (Melbourne, Australia) asks If everyone invests in...

Duration: 00:40:12


281: We're All Winners Now!

7/19/2017
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Topics: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Department of Labor are fighting for working families. They won a couple battles. Now the losers are suddenly working in your best interest. Or are they? - Amber's husband has three more semesters left to finish a master's degree. They just realized the degree won't increase his salary that much. She asks if he should drop out and cut their losses. - Extreme Couponer Dolores does a July checkup - are you on tax track? - Are you Wells...

Duration: 00:40:12


280 Morning X: The Rock In The Road

7/18/2017
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Topics: Every obstacle presents an opportunity to improve your condition. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by texting http://GetFR.com to 3 people.

Duration: 00:06:08


279: The High Cost of TV

7/17/2017
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Topics: Marketplace did a study comparing people with money and those without. What are the different characteristics of people between income levels? - Ann (Lehighton, PA) is six years from retirement and has no retirement savings. - The best places to retire (again). - Cruising the high seas? You might be cursing the high seas after you hear what cruise lines are doing. - One athlete is moving to another state to save $8.7M in taxes. Could you do the same? - Chester is in some high...

Duration: 00:40:12


278: Today Is A Good Day To Die

7/14/2017
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Topics: A listener gets married and Scott shares the first money moves he should make. - Jamie asks how to keep herself accountable. - Katie discusses how to get rid of a bad contractor. - Darwuin asks how best to max out his retirement accounts. - Floyd Mayweather can't pay his taxes. How soon before he's broke? - Life is about eating donuts. Links mentioned on the show: Please share the show by texting http://GetFR.com to 3 people.

Duration: 00:40:12


277: 179% Richer Than Average

7/12/2017
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Topics: Maybe you have decided to buy into the get rich slowly savings philosophy. But is there a way to supercharge your savings and be better than average? - Chell (New York) is 40 making $40k and asks how to finance her dreams of opening a business on an island and providing free education to children. - Amazon is winning - at your expense. Find out how. - Kevin has two young boys and is interested in opening custodial accounts for them. He asks what type of account he should...

Duration: 00:40:12

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