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310: Beware the Trojan Horse

9/22/2017
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On today's show: Beware of various credit freeze products being pushed by the credit bureaus. - Bela Oxmyx (Grafton, WI) has two kids in elementary school and asks if he should have a credit freeze put on them. - Sky (Los Angeles, CA) has mom that is 66 who's only asset is her home. She asks how the family can work a deal to give mom money to live on while letting her age in place. - A free browser tool you can use to keep companies from collecting information about you. Links mentioned...

Duration: 00:40:12


309: The Immortals

9/20/2017
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On today's show: Windbag Turner couldn't finish his points on staying young and fancy free in a previous show, so we continue on in part two of how to stay young forever. - Francis (Upstate, NY) has some feedback to share on her experience with credit freezes. - Do you know about all the extra benefits your bank offers? - Star Lord (Colorado, Earth) asks where to park money for six years while saving up for a house. - Tayyab inquires about my investing results in an attempt to make his...

Duration: 00:40:12


308: Mythbusting Identity Theft

9/18/2017
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On today's show: Scott from New York asks for more updates on the Equifax credit hack. What's real, what's fake, and are people trying to cash in on your money with fear based advertising? - Emily (Philly Cheese Steak, PA) is a millennial and asks for advice on making smart money moves to get started. - Can you get a deal on a vehicle if you pay for it with a credit card? - Dr. J has an extended warranty for his truck which has paid for itself and asks if he should renew it when the term...

Duration: 00:40:12


307: Youth Serum

9/15/2017
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On today's show: What is one thing that can help you keep your sanity and your amazing good looks? - Jan (Georgia) is 59-years-old making $10/hour. She says she has nothing to show for her life and asks what can she do now. - Brennan (China) is 25 and living abroad. He has a follow-up question on what to invest in if you have a high risk tolerance. - Aaron is going back to school and will have low income for the next couple years. He asks how to save taxes now by converting his tax...

Duration: 00:40:12


306: Frozen

9/13/2017
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On today's show: Don't fall for all the financial pied pipers telling you to buy credit monitoring. Scott lets you know how to protect your identity from the Equifax security breach. - Nuno is selecting an investment account and needs help understanding the beneficiary options. - Jim (Pennsylvania) is struggling to make extra income while he and his wife deal with upcoming bills. - Will calls out Scott on growth vs. value stocks. - Kelly (Wisconsin) and her husband have some stock...

Duration: 00:40:12


305: The Rise of Autumn

9/11/2017
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On today's show: Adulting is hard. Especially after you've lived high on the hog for a while. Hear Autumn's story of trying to figure it out. - Bill (St. Petersburg, FL) has a large amount of home equity and asks about selling the home to be debt free or hanging on to it. - Don (San Antonio, TX) asks why people don't get out of the stock market when it starts going down. - Walt (Denver, CO) asks for clarification on if working prior to full retirement age reduced social security...

Duration: 00:40:12


304: Paris Hilton, Blockchain Expert

9/8/2017
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On today's show: Throw common sense away! It's time to get our investing advice from celebrities. - Tyrone (San Francisco, CA) is getting some financial gifts to purchase a home and wonders if the gift givers will be hit with Federal gift taxes. - Jimmy (Phoenix, AZ) has an offer for a lump sum payment of his $21k pension and asks if he should take it. - Cell phone savings with Consumer Cellular - Ric (San Antonio, TX) asks if moving funds from a 529 plan to a Roth IRA makes sense to...

Duration: 00:40:12


303: Money Savings of The Future - Today!

9/6/2017
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On today's show: Tax hacks revisited to save you money in the future. - Troy (Philippines) has three whole life insurance policies and asks if he can change them to term life. - Diane (Ontario, Canada) is 52-years-young and asks about downsizing and moving into a mobile home in a trailer park to pay off debt and start saving. - Travel Hack - How to fly to Europe or Asia for less. - Seth (Birmingham, Alabama) is a recent graduate who is looking for feedback on his savings strategy of...

Duration: 00:40:12


302: Wealth At Any Age

9/4/2017
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On today's show: Sure, Colonel Sanders built a fried chicken empire starting at age 65. But what can a 90 year old learn from a 20 year old about success? What can a 20 year old learn from a 90 year old about success? - Akorem (anonymous) is running the math between a 15 year and 30 year mortgage and wonders which is better financially. - (Not A) Sharp dressed man - where can you get a good-looking, cheap suit? - Martin's friend has started Forex trading and Martin wonder's if it's too...

Duration: 00:40:12


301: Starbucks Money Lessons

9/1/2017
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On today's show: Hana thought her parents were crazy when they told her to get a job. Working at Starbucks at age seventeen opened her eyes to the struggles of other people. - Beth (Auburn Hills, MI) has an option to purchase company stock at a 15% discount and asks if it's worth it. - Jennifer (Hotlanta, GA) is earning some side income and asks how to pay estimated quarterly taxes, and what can be deducted as a business expense. - Rakal (SoCal) is considering moving to the country of...

Duration: 00:40:12


300: I'll Die In Debt

8/30/2017
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On today's show: Seventeen year old Steve has parents with split financial personalities. He's carving his own path. - Beth (Auburn Hills, MI) was gifted some stock and wants to sell it and asks how to figure out the taxes she would pay considering she doesn't know how much the stock was purchased for. - Mike contributed money to a Roth IRA and based on his estimated taxes this year asks if it would have been better to do a Traditional IRA, and if so can what can he do. - Bob (Garden...

Duration: 00:40:14


299: Stone Age Patience

8/28/2017
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On today's show: A 50,000 ton rock structure built 5,200 years ago has a lot to say about its builders. - How to survive a jerk at work. - Annis is trying to break out of the paycheck-to-paycheck mode but her plan isn't working. - Thor (Oslo, Norway) is 47-years-old, has $50,000 in debt and a $850,000 mortgage balance and asks how he should attack his debts. - Linnis shares her financial journey as an encouragement to anyone who is struggling. - Obi Wan asks what a proxy vote is and...

Duration: 00:40:14


298: The Babysitter Was Shot Dead

8/25/2017
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On today's show: Under extreme circumstances people will do extreme things to improve their lives. How a babysitter getting shot by a stray bullet changed the course of one family's life. - Paul has some follow up comments on his diamond shopping expedition. What is Katie's diamond worth after owning it for 13 years? - Zach (Pennsylvania) is a 23-year-old starting his financial journey and asks for feedback on his plan. - Lal (Michigan) is considering switching financial advisors...

Duration: 00:40:14


297: Hedge Fun

8/23/2017
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On today's show: How Steve hid in the bushes to help him land his dream job. - Cammie (Heber Springs, AS) has a six-month-old and asks where the best place is to save extra money for him. - Jesse (Colorado) wants to get started in rental properties and asks about liability protection and tax efficiency. - What is a Certified Credit Repair Expert? - Sarah has a question on Amazon Prime and if it's worth it to get for the discounts. - Ric (San Antonio, TX) asks about the process from...

Duration: 00:40:12


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...

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

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