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Money Making Sense

Money Making Sense is a 2017 and 2018 Peoples Choice Podcast Awards (#PCA17, #PCA18) finalist. Host Heather Kelly focuses on how to find financial peace by better allocating your paychecks and analyzing the impact of simple family decisions. Episodes approach the topic of personal finance from a cost-savings and revenue-generating perspective. Covered topics include: vacationing on a budget, accumulating retirement savings on a limited income, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning a pet, and how money affects relationships. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line.
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Sep 19, 2018

Talking to our kids about money is hard.  Especially when we don't know much about money ourselves.  Even worse, having the conversation with our parents.

Eric Brotman, CEO of Brotman Financial Group, has three great tips on teaching kids how much $25 can buy.  And, he provides a way for us to approach our parents that won't feel threatening to them.

You can follow this show on Twitter @MoneyMakingSens and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page.

Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here.

 

Sep 14, 2018

Part 3 of the disparity between rural and urban tax payers.  Lt. Governor Spencer Cox talks tariffs and trade wars and how it's affect Utah's agriculture industry with host Heather Kelly.  And how has the loss of income affected support for President Donald Trump in the rural sector?

Find out why Mr. Cox believes President Trump got into office and why God was showing off when he/she created Utah. Which industry brings in more money for the state, tourism or energy exploration? And how about that Medical Marijuana initiative slated for Utah's ballot in November?  The Lt. Governor is being sued over it.

You can follow this show on Twitter @MoneyMakingSens and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page.

Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here.

 

Sep 13, 2018

Utah's coal miners and farmers aren't having the same economic prosperity as those living near the Silicone Slopes.  In Part 2 of Host Heather Kelly's conversation with Lt. Governor Spencer Cox, they discuss why.  

Could the "Rural Summit" taking place in Utah this fall bridge the gap between the have's and the have not's in this new economy? Could telecommunications be the solution?

You can follow this show on Twitter @MoneyMakingSens and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page.

Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here.

Sep 12, 2018

Utah was just named the most diverse economy in the United States.  But it comes with areas of the Beehive State which are still in recession and others which have more jobs available than people to fill them and a housing shortage.

Find out why Utah's Lt. Governor Spencer Cox says 'you have to participate or you will lose out' in Part 1 of our interview, "Why are my tax dollars going to pay for something which doesn't affect me?"

You can follow this show on Twitter @MoneyMakingSens and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page.

Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here.

 

Sep 5, 2018

Infomercials and shopping networks can suck you in and suck your wallet dry.  Finance writer Sam Becker of Stash explains what to look out for so you are tricked into buying something you don't need.

And Sam & Host Heather Kelly discuss ways to train yourself to resist temptation from the psychological tricks used.  You can get more insight from Erin Lowry, the Broke Millennial.

You can follow this show on Twitter @MoneyMakingSens and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather does when she's not talking money, go to her personal Twitter page.

Be sure to email Heather your questions and request topics you'd like her to cover here.

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