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Podcast 127: Your Stronger Financial Future

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan talks with Mike Egan, the author of Your Stronger Financial Future.

In the book, Mike details several popular myths about social security, saving, and investments, and then explains the truth about each one, giving the reader solid knowledge and formulas about how much to save for retirement.

Consumerism Commentary Podcast #127
Your Stronger Financial Future: S05E23 / 151

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Table of contents

[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:33] Interview with Mike Egan
[00:47] Misconceptions
[02:37] Social Security isn’t a ponzi scheme
[07:37] Raising the retirement age
[10:11] Contributions to Social Security?
[11:40] Retirement savings
[14:05] Good debt as an investment
[15:48] 7-year mortgages
[17:31] Emergency fund
[23:12] End

We always welcome feedback from listeners. If you have any comments for this episode or for any other, or if you have suggestions for future episodes, please leave us comments here or email us at podcast at this domain name.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar wylerassociate ♦905 (Dime)

good podcast interview although I don’t understand why anyone would take a 7 year mortgage. I’ll stick with the safe 30 year mortgage option.

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