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Podcast 37: Financial Foul-Ups With Brian Scheur

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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
[18:24] End

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Updated June 20, 2014 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.

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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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Tom and Flexo,

This was a ton of fun to do and i greatly appreciate you highlighting my Friday Financial Foul Up series. Its been educational for so many, including myself, and i hope more people share their experiences in the coming year.

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