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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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Nov 28, 2018

With home prices continuing to skyrocket, knowing how much home  you afford a home is critical in this market.  But, how much will fluctuating interest rates affect your buying power? 

Senior Loan Officer, Cari Kimball Meabon, of Guild Mortgage Company will guide you through the loan process and what you need to know BEFORE you start looking for a house to buy.

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.

Nov 21, 2018

A local Utahn just became the first woman president of Four Foods Group, a conglomerate of restaurants.  Shauna Smith explains how she learned the business from the ground up and also requires executives in her business to also roll up their sleeves.

But, it wasn't a walk in the park.  Shauna describes setbacks on the path to owning Kneader's Bakery, Little Caesars Pizza, R&R, Swig & Sweets, and Mo Better brands restaurants all under the Pleasant Grove, Utah based Four Foods Group umbrella.

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.

 

Nov 14, 2018

The earlier you start saving, the better off you'll be at retirement.  But does that mean all is lost if you don't start putting away a 'golden age' fund until you're in your 30's?

Certified Financial Planner Shane Stewart of DMBA has the answers and tips to help you catch up if you're behind in for your retirement years.

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.

Nov 7, 2018

Did you move this year and planning to write off your expenses on your taxes?  Bad news.  The new code for 2018 won't allow you to do that.  Certified Public Accountant and Partner with WSRP, Ian Prescott, has a break down of some of the deductions you're no longer entitled to take.

And, Ian and Heather discuss how sole proprietorships, LLC's, and Partnerships differ from the tax breaks corporations get under the new tax laws pushed through by President Donald Trump.

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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