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 June 20, 2014 and originally published January 3, 2010.