Are You a Spendthrift or a Skinflint? – Episode 171


Best selling author Kim Butler and co-host No B.S. Money Guy Todd Strobel talk about a recent article and quiz from AARP magazine. Todd asks Kim the quiz questions to see if she is a spendthrift or a skinflint.

Tune in to find out how to take control of your finances today. Do you have a question you would like answered on the show? Please send it to us at and we may answer it in an upcoming episode.


Links in this Episode:

Kim’s book and audiobook – Financial Planning has FAILED

AARP article Do You Have Cheap Genes

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Show Notes:

00:00 Introduction

00:30 Today’s topic: AARP Quiz – Are You a Spendthrift or a Skinflint?

02:05 Todd asking Kim the quiz questions

07:20 Results to Kim’s quiz questions

08:04 Having a saving account gives you freedom to spend money on the things that are important to you

10:42 Freedom allows you to make decisions based on what you want not what you can and cannot afford

13:18 Finances are the #1 stress in individual lives and the media is the #1 incorrect source of incorrect information about finances

14:14 People deserve to have the whole truth about their financial decisions and that lessens stress

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