Skip to site content
The Show

The Economy, “Free” credit reports, and Improving Your 401k

In today’s show we cover the following:

** The Economy**

The White House lowers ’08 economic forecast (click here for more information)

October foreclosure filings up 94% over last year (click here for more information)

I did not want you to think that I was only pulling out the bad news… I did want to give you a little ray of hope with this article:
Q3 economic growth fastest in four years, revision shows (click here for more information)

** “Free” credit reports **

Many of you have probably figured this out. It appears that the credit reporting companies have figured out how to squeeze a ton of profit out of consumers for something that is suppose to be “Free”.
“Free” Credit reports sometimes aren’t free by Byron Acohido and Jon Swartz of USA Today (click here for more information)

** Improving Your 401k **

7 Ways to Lobby for a Better 401(k) according to (click here for more information)

** Misc. **

It probably bothers a few of my listeners that I close out today’s show with something that is not really related to personal finance… this is why I put it at the end of the show. For those that are interested I talk in today’s show about the link between myself and the passing of Gatorade’s inventor.

Read about Dr. Robert Cade (the inventor of Gatorade) and his life-time of accomplishments

Enjoy the Show?



Where You Can Watch and Listen:

Subscribe on these platforms or wherever you listen to podcasts for new episodes every Friday, live streams every Tuesday at 10am CT, and new highlight clips throughout the week.

Related Content

Free Resources

Financial Order of Operations®: Maximize Your Army of Dollar Bills!

Here are the 9 steps you’ve been waiting for Building wealth is simple when you know what to do and…

View Resource

Wealth Multiplier By Age

How much to save every month to become a millionaire.

View Resource

Car Buying Checklist

Here’s how to buy a dependable car that won’t break the bank.

View Resource


How To Invest for Retirement the Right Way

, , ,

Read More

Average 401(k) Balance For a 30 Year Old (2024 Edition)

, ,

Read More

Why Are Credit Card Interest Rates So High?

, ,

Read More

Financial FAQs

Courses & Tools

How about more sense and more money?

Check for blindspots and shift into the financial fast-lane. Join a community of like minded Financial Mutants as we accelerate our wealth building process and have fun while doing it.

Millionaire Mission (Brian’s Book)

Buy Now

Know Your Number Course

Buy Now

The Money Guy Net Worth Tool

Buy Now

Recent Episodes

It's like finding some change in the couch cushions.

Watch or listen every week to learn and apply financial strategies to grow your wealth and live your best life.

Budgeting vs. Cash Flow Management: What’s the Difference?

Watch Now
maxresdefault 1

1 in 3 Young Adults Are Making This Housing Decision (Is It a Mistake?)

Watch Now
maxresdefault 1

Financial Advisors React to UNHINGED Money Advice on TikTok

Watch Now