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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.

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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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

361: Which Debts Should Ann Focus On First?

1/19/2018
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On today's show: There are two types of insurance that can make or break a financial plan, and very few people have them. Are you covered? - Ann is about to be debt free and asks for some final advice on tackling her remaining debts. - GIselle (Miami, FL) is juggling a lot of debts and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and needs some guidance on what to do. - Anonymous has a company matched 401(k) to 6% and wonders why they keep bothering him to increase the contribution to 10%. - Justin asks why...

Duration: 00:40:18


360: Ric Is Researching Paying Off His House Early

1/17/2018
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On today's show: Ric (San Antonio, TX) has heard both sides of the argument of paying off your house early or investing, and wonders which is best. - DJ (Cali) asks about the taxation of crypto currency. - MoneyWoman Abby shares the true cost of fast food. - Ty (Colorado) just graduated college and is almost debt free. He asks how to get start his adult life with a strong financial outlook. - Please ignore the following terrible advice from certain mortgage lenders. - Rob's wife has...

Duration: 00:40:18


359: Can Icheb Back Out Of An Insurance Contract He Just Signed?

1/15/2018
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On today's show: Icheb gets asked by a friend to attend an retirement planning meeting and gets pitched on a whole life policy. What does he need to know before making a decision? - Melissa (Takoma, WA) and her husband are 24, and working on their plan for FIRE. She asks for some tips on where to allocate their resources to hit their 8-10 year plan. - DJ asks how to put money away for his daughter that can't be touched and she can't blow. - Nicole purchased a parka from Iceland and now...

Duration: 00:40:18


358: Stardate 47634.44 The Trouble with Tribbles

1/12/2018
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On today's show: A look back at the bold psychic predictions of the past few years of the financial pied pipers. Their advice COST customers an average of $60,315.91. Be warned. - Chad points out a no minimum fund from Schwab to roll a 401(k) into. - Sharon saves $285 on a medical bill just by asking. - Luke wants to verify that simple index investing is superior to 'good growth stock mutual funds pushed by the financial pied pipers. - The great 2015 robo experiment has come to an...

Duration: 00:40:18


357: What Goal Should J. Focus On First?

1/10/2018
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On today's show: Jar Jar Binks (anonymous, parts uknown) is 25, earns $33,000/year and is trying to figure out how best to divide up his income. - Dave (Bismarck, ND) parents must take required minimum distributions (RMDs) but don't need the money. He asks what their options are. - 2018 is going to bring a wave of impressive investing returns you need to be aware of. - Tara is trying to demolish her debts while still having a life and get out of living paycheck-to-paycheck. - The word of...

Duration: 00:39:44


356: How To Get Started In Real Estate

1/8/2018
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On today's show: Have you heard of job insurance? It's time to seriously think about getting some to protect your greatest asset. - Tax savings tip if you have young kids in private school. - The Magnificent Yappi has another bold prediction come true. Send him your money! - Jennifer wants a book recommendation about getting started in real estate. - Tabasum has $8,400 in debt and can barely make the minimum payments to get out of debt. - Nicole (Atlanta, GA) had her employer switch...

Duration: 00:39:44


355: Charity Is Scared Of Forever Living Paycheck To Paycheck

1/5/2018
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On today's show: Charity is 48 and has $90,000 in student loan debt while making $15 an hour. She is desperate for some help to get out of debt and stop living paycheck to paycheck. - Daryl's daughter is 22 and has $500 in an old 401(k). He asks what's the best thing to do with the account. - Chad asks about the new Grove service for financial advice. - How an animal hospital is beating the competition and what you can learn for your own small business. - From waiting tables to growing...

Duration: 00:40:18


354: Ric Asks How To Budget For Unexpected Expenses

1/3/2018
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On today's show: Ric is looking for the best budgeting tool and how to plan for unexpected expenses. - Shirley (Galveston, TX) asks if there are additional benefits available beyond Social Security and disability benefits. - Gandolf (New York) gets dividends from a brokerage account and asks what he can do with them. - Scott (Parts Unknown) wants to know if it's better to contribute to a 457 or 401(k) if you're considering early retirement. - Bateaux and his wife paid off $100,000 and...

Duration: 00:39:44


353: When Should You Drop Collision Insurance?

1/1/2018
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On today's show: Kevin chimes in on the new tax reforms and says Scott would be a good messenger for the white house. - Dr J. asks at what point should you not get comprehensive and collision insurance on a car? - Neimole (Papua New Guinea) asks about the difference between interest bearing accounts and buying shares. - Hammer Time calls Scott out for buying cryptocurrency after advising against it. - Use Credit Karma's tool to track down your unclaimed cash. Links mentioned on the...

Duration: 00:40:18


352: Best (Worst) of SAT: Tracy Needs Extra Income Because Her Husband Is Unpredictable

12/29/2017
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We're off on holiday this week. But we got the intern to sift through the archives to pick some episodes that were slightly above average. Here is the original show description: Topics: Topics: How do you decide if something is a good purchase? - How to save money on a brand new car by custom ordering it. - Jared (St. Louis, MO) asks about getting engaged. - Tracy needs extra income because her husband is unpredictable. - Justin (Chippewa falls, WI) has some blow money he wants to use...

Duration: 00:32:40


351: Best (Worst) of SAT: Justin Considers Where To Put Emergency Funds

12/27/2017
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We're off on holiday this week. But we got the intern to sift through the archives to pick some episodes that were slightly above average. Here is the original show description: Topics: 8 Travel Hacks for Any Budget. - Is Groupon safe? - Warning on investment roll overs. - C. (Honolulu, HA) asks how to save taxes on a home sale. - Justin (Chippewa Falls, WI) asks about putting emergency savings in a money market fund. - Jeff (Tokyo, Japan) asks what is the best asset allocation. -...

Duration: 00:30:51


350: The Year In Review And A Look Ahead

12/25/2017
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I checked my wall calendar. It does label December 25th as Christmas. Just a quick note of thanks from the team because I have no idea why you would want to listen to me today.

Duration: 00:10:52


349: Grace Is Having A Hard Time Saving Money

12/22/2017
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On today's show: Scott explores more not-so-secrets of millionaires to build wealthy habits to get you to your own $1 million net worth. - The myths of fake math and inflated returns. - Chioma has $120k in student loans and is trying to buy a condo to reduce her rent expenses but can't qualify for a loan. - Jeremy (Tennessee) asks about his options in his 401(k) plan and deciding on what's best. - Grace and her husband are stuck in the paycheck-to-paycheck cycle and looking to get...

Duration: 00:40:18


348: How Should Chris Setup His 401(k)?

12/20/2017
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On today's show: Last, last minute gift shopping ideas both for the holidays and for future gift giving events. - Shelley has a SEP IRA at work and is trying to decide between a Roth or Traditional IRA contribution. - Chris is 25 and just starting work. He asks about how to set up his 401(k). - Are you saving if you're part of the gig economy? - Jemima has credit card debt and student loans but is also trying to pay for her daughter's tuition. - Today's money hack is the importance of...

Duration: 00:40:18


347: Should Steve Buy Bitcoin?

12/18/2017
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On today's show: The latest on the cryptocurrency mania. Should you get in? Is it a bubble? An investment? A fast track to riches? Scott separates fact from fiction. - Allyssya is going through a trial separation and trying to figure out how to get out of debt on her income. - Sara (Plano, TX) is scared she will run out of money now that her grace period has ended for her student loans. - Hailee is starting college early while she's in high school and worries about figuring out how to pay...

Duration: 00:39:44


346: Last Minute Spending And Saving Tips

12/15/2017
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On today's show: Stasha (North Conway, NH) is trying to avoid breaking the budget and going into debt this holiday season. - Shelby asks how to save up for the big things she wants. - Troi's husband owns a business with his brother and are trying to figure out an exit strategy for retirement. - Manny asks how did you go about determining your ratio of retirement savings versus traditional brokerage accounts or savings if you want to retire early? - Katie (El Paso, TX) and her husband...

Duration: 00:40:18


345: Seeds of Inspiration

12/13/2017
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On today's show: Life changing events can come from anywhere. What do you need to look out for to make sure you don't miss out on opportunity. - Lisa has $182,000 invested with a robo-advisor and asks if it's better to move the money to a discount broker. - Steve has a money saving tip on where to go to college for free. - Zayd has $54,000 in debt and is trying to figure out how to save, pay off debt, and go back to school at the same time. - Tiffany (Omaha, NE) is a single mom and...

Duration: 00:40:18


344: Kibble Burger 2018 Psychic Predictions

12/11/2017
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On today's show: How college students can optimize their schedule and prepare for the workforce at the same time. - Katie has a money saving travel tip for parents of small kids. - Cameron is 17 and is concerned about how to pay for college. - Charlotte is deciding on when to start collecting social security. - Joshua (Mahomet, IL) wants to start a drone business but needs money to get it going. - How much downpayment are people putting on homes? - Kibble Burger's new guessing issue is...

Duration: 00:40:18


343: Eccentric Millionaire Will Sell You His Secrets

12/8/2017
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On today's show: Slim Sham James is at it again. Young and old alike are going to be losing money over this Piece of Something (POS) you need to be aware of. - Charlie asks where to get back episodes for his employees to listen to. - More year end tax planning tips for 2017. - Lisa used to be a virtual assistant but now wants to move into getting paid to speak and asks how she could do it. - Tom and his wife have $160,000 in retirement savings and ask how to grow the money over the...

Duration: 00:39:44


342: What Are You Worth?

12/6/2017
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On today's show: The importance of tracking your net worth and what it can reveal about your life. - Janet is ready to pay off her last debt and become debt free but has a question on dealing with a debt in collections. - R.S. argues how a new car or truck may save you money over a used car. - A quick update on the new tax bill. - Carlos (Italy) is getting started investing but has limited choices based on his country of residence. - JP (Atlanta, GA) is struggling to pay off debt. -...

Duration: 00:40:18

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