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Money Making Sense

Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly doesn’t like to use dirty words like "budget" and "frugal." Instead, she focuses on how to find financial peace by better allocating your paychecks and analyzing the impact of simple family decisions. Each episode approaches the topic of personal finance from both a cost-savings and revenue-generating perspective. Covered topics include: vacationing on a budget, accumulating retirement savings on a limited income, optimizing your 401k and insurance plans, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning a pet, maximizing value when de-cluttering and selling personal property. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line. Money Making Sense is a 2017 Podcast Awards Nominee.
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Jan 22, 2018

Akicita: the Battle of Standing Rock is a documentary film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. It documents the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which culminated in a standoff pitting Native Americans and those who support them against the federal government of the United States. Director Cody Lucich and water protector Nataanii Means join Heather to talk about their work on this project, the first (and only) Indian narrative of the uprising that became known as #NoDAPL. 

Jan 21, 2018

Creating a service animal is an expensive endeavor, but it's also a heartwarming one, and a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival follows the journey of several guide dogs from whelping to placement in service. Heather Kelly talks with the filmmakers behind "Pick of the Litter," Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, as well as Janet Gearman and her guide dog, Poppet. 

Jan 21, 2018

HAL is a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival that pays tribute to the late Hal Ashby, director of classic films including Harold and Maude, a quirky tale about a May - December romance between a young boy and a senior woman. Director Amy Scott explains why she chose the subject and what it was like to direct a film about one of her favorite icons.

Jan 21, 2018

The tiny island nation of Kiribati could soon become non-existent. It is shrinking because of rising ocean levels, a side-effect of climate change.

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The country's president is the subject of a Sundance Film Festival documentary, Anote's Ark, which looks at whether Kiribati's citizens are destined to become the world's first environmental refugees. President Anote Tong and director Matthieu Rytz join Heather Kelly on Money Making Sense.

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Jan 21, 2018

Carlos Moreno, Jr., a voice actor with roles in Disney and Pixar's smash hit, Coco, is at the Sundance Film Festival to promote his new Legacy app.

After you die, the app shares videos you pre-record with the people you love so you don't miss out on their big events later on. Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly talks about the app and Moreno's next big projects.

And his new film at Sundance Film Festival cost $200 a to make and 9-hours to film.

 

Jan 21, 2018

Actor David Kallaway debuts the movie 'Blaze' at the Sundance Film Festival, it's directed by Ethan Hawke.   http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6443294/fullcredits

Kallaway is known for his roles in Hidden Figures, The Magnificent Seven, Sunset Beach and more, stops by the Music Lodge at Sundance to chat with Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly.

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Jan 21, 2018

19-year-old Emily Robinson, probably best known for her role as Rose on Amazon's Transparent, is at the Sundance Film Festival in two films: 'Eighth Grade'  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7014006/?ref_=nv_sr_1

and 'Private Life.'  http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5536610/

She's energetic, engaging and excited to chat about what's next for her with Money Making Sense's Heather Kelly.

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Jan 21, 2018

Host Heather Kelly talks with Alexandra Shiva, director of the Sundance documentary film "This Is Home," which follows Syrian refugees as they try to adjust to life in Baltimore, then cope with the realities of President Donald Trump's travel ban.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt7689946/

The financial implications are also interesting, and in true Money Making Sense style, Heather takes a closer look at the finance end of things. 

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Jan 19, 2018

I'm joined by the local Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild for Utah, Billy Holden.  He is a producer, actor, writer and director and talks about various projects filmed here in Utah.  

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Mr. Holden is also in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival and to host a live stream viewing of the 2018 SAG Awards at local movies house Brewvies.  Find out why host Heather Kelly intends to interrogate him.

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Jan 17, 2018

"Drug companies are spending time on things which make money, not that work."  That's according to filmmaker Jeff Witzeman.  He followed his wife with a camera through Stage 3 bladder cancer.  She came through on the other side, cancer free (in 30-days) with all her organs, and none of the side-effects which chemotherapy and radiation would have inflicted on her  body.  http://cancercanbekilled.com/ 

The Federal Drug Administration doesn't investigate natural cures because there is nothing to patent or make a profit. Germany, Sweden, and several other European countries use naturopathic medicine to heal cancer patients; Jeff says that happens at a third of the cost and with no side-effects.

How do you know what is legitimate and what isn't?  And what choices do children have in America when it comes to Leukemia or Lymphoma?

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Jeff is a panelist at the Indie Film Showcase at Sundance Film Festival in 2018. He'll be appearing alongside E! founder Larry Namer, Australian filmmaker David Raynor, filmmaker Sue Vicory, and eco-entrepreneur Allison Melody. Their panel, scheduled for Sunday, January 21 at Bodega Tapas and Wine on Main Street in Park City, will be moderated by I Entertainment News's Monica Morrison. 

Before making his first film, Jeff was an actor, writer and musician, appearing in shows like Frazier and Webster and even a Miller Genuine Draft Super Bowl commercial. 

 

 

 

 

Jan 16, 2018

Cancer in America is a 100-Billion dollar a year industry and the cost of chemotherapy drugs continues to rise. Filmmaker Jeff Witzeman was inspired to look into cancer treatment and the health industry after his wife, who was urged to have an organ removed as well as chemo and radiation, was able to beat cancer naturally in Germany in just 30 days. The result was his documentary, "Cancer Can Be Killed," streaming now on Amazon Prime, iTunes, GooglePlay, vimeo and VHX.tv. 

Jeff is a panelist at the Indie Film Showcase at Sundance Film Festival in 2018. He'll be appearing alongside E! founder Larry Namer, Australian filmmaker David Raynor, filmmaker Sue Vicory, and eco-entrepreneur Allison Melody. Their panel, scheduled for Sunday, January 21 at Bodega Tapas and Wine on Main Street in Park City, will be moderated by I Entertainment News's Monica Morrison. 

Before making his first film, Jeff was an actor, writer and musician, appearing in shows like Frazier and Webster and even a Miller Genuine Draft Super Bowl commercial. 

Jan 10, 2018

A new found potato species is over 10,000 years old.  Archaeologist Lisbeth Lauderback of the Natural History Museum found this indigenous tiny tuber in the Four Corners area of Utah and it might be the answer to feeding the world.

4 Corners Potato

Find out how Lisbeth and botanist Bruce Pavlik of Red Butte Gardens cultivated this ancient potato which, while very small, is highly nutritious.   Packing twice the protein, zinc and manganese, and three times the calcium and iron as other more well known potatoes.

http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.20/scientific-research-escalante-valley-how-an-ancient-potato-helped-indigenous-people-survive-climate-shifts:

And when can you start growing this little wonder potato in your backyard?

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Jan 10, 2018

A new found potato species is over 10,000 years old.  Archaeologist Lisbeth Lauderback of the Natural History Museum found this indigenous tiny tuber in the Four Corners area of Utah and it might be the answer to feeding the world.

4 Corners Potato

Find out how Lisbeth and botanist Bruce Pavlik of Red Butte Gardens cultivated this ancient potato which, while very small, is highly nutritious.   Packing twice the protein, zinc and manganese, and three times the calcium and iron as other more well known potatoes.

http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.20/scientific-research-escalante-valley-how-an-ancient-potato-helped-indigenous-people-survive-climate-shifts:

And when can you start growing this little wonder potato in your backyard?

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Jan 10, 2018

A new found potato species is over 10,000 years old.  Archaeologist Lisbeth Lauderback of the Natural History Museum found this indigenous tiny tuber in the Four Corners area of Utah and it might be the answer to feeding the world.

4 Corners Potato

Find out how Lisbeth and botanist Bruce Pavlik of Red Butte Gardens cultivated this ancient potato which, while very small, is highly nutritious.   Packing twice the protein, zinc and manganese, and three times the calcium and iron as other more well known potatoes.

http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.20/scientific-research-escalante-valley-how-an-ancient-potato-helped-indigenous-people-survive-climate-shifts:

And when can you start growing this little wonder potato in your backyard?

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Jan 10, 2018

A new found potato species is over 10,000 years old.  Archaeologist Lisbeth Lauderback of the Natural History Museum found this indigenous tiny tuber in the Four Corners area of Utah and it might be the answer to feeding the world.

4 Corners Potato

Find out how Lisbeth and botanist Bruce Pavlik of Red Butte Gardens cultivated this ancient potato which, while very small, is highly nutritious.   Packing twice the protein, zinc and manganese, and three times the calcium and iron as other more well known potatoes.

http://www.hcn.org/issues/49.20/scientific-research-escalante-valley-how-an-ancient-potato-helped-indigenous-people-survive-climate-shifts:

And when can you start growing this little wonder potato in your backyard?

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Jan 3, 2018

How do you stop the adrenaline flowing when one person spends too much money and the other won't spend anything at all?  

This week host Heather Kelly revisits one of her favorite interviews with relationship expert Dr Matt Townsend.  He explains how people can talk about money without fleeing or fighting.

http://www.matttownsend.com.  

Do you have Safety, Trust, Appreciation, Respect, Validation, Encouragement, and Dedication in your relationship?  If not, the fights over money will escalate.  AND, discover why your arguments aren't actually about the money.

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