On today’s episode of the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Tom Dziubek speaks with blogger Brian Scheur who created the website My Next Buck. Every Friday, My Next Buck features a financial foul-up or mistake. Some of these personal stories are drawn from Brian’s own experiences while others feature other personal finance writers presenting their own stories. Tom Dziubek and Brian Scheur discuss the development of My Next Buck and a number of the popular financial foul-ups.
Production Number: S02E11
Segment Numbers: 51
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[00:00] Introduction from Flexo
[00:31] Interview with Brian Scheur of My Next Buck
– [00:41] How Brian began writing about personal finance
– [02:10] Brian’s previous gambling problem
– [03:25] My Next Buck
– [04:58] Foul-up #1: Insurance money from a car accident
– [10:50] Foul-Up #2: Weight-loss supplements
– [13:58] Foul-Up #3: Overdue library books
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Updated January 16, 2010 and originally published January 3, 2010. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.