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The Prosperity Podcast

505 EpisodesProduced by Kim D. H. Butler and Spencer ShawWebsite

Take control of your money. Join Kim D. H. Butler, best-selling financial author, and Spencer Shaw, as they use their prosperity mindset to utilize wealth-building tactics. Learn about the 7 Principles of Prosperity and how to make your money work as hard as you do.The Prosperity Podcast is the pers… read more


3 Mistakes Around Financial Miscalculations - Episode 143


In this episode Kim Butler and No B.S. Money Guy Todd Strobel sit down and talk about another financial myth that even affects some financial advisors. Kim and Todd share the 3 mistakes people make around the calculations of finances.

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Show Notes:

00:00 Introduction

00:30 Today’s topic is addressing the Financial Myth - Finding Miscalculations

02:09 The 3 mistakes people make around the calculations of finances

02:34 Mistake #1 - Trying to Make Financial Calculations with a Traditional Calculator

03:39 Look for additional calculator functions that provide future value, present value, time, rate and payment

07:17  Mistake #2 - Time Value of Money

07:42 Anytime you have dollars doing anything greater than one day's work you have a time value issue

09:14 Time value of money is essentially applying an interest rate to your calculation

10:43 For more information on how this works look at the ebook: Busting the Interest Rate Lies

10:51 Mistake #3 - Misunderstanding and Misstating Timeframes

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