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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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Dec 26, 2018

Staying healthy could be as easy as getting an air filtration system for your home.  But it will also save money on your utility bills.  Architect Merlin Malin of Stantec takes his experience converting an old train engine station to a state-of-the-art energy efficient building for the Utah Transit Authority and explains how homeowners can do the same things.

Find out what Merlin tells host Heather Kelly is the FIRST thing to do to keep air from leaking out of doors, windows, and up chimney flues on this episode of Money Making Sense.

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.

 

Dec 20, 2018

Do you need a Holographic Will, A Formal Will or a Trust?  Certified Public Accountant, member of UACPA, and Attorney Mike Blackburn of Blackburn & Stoll, LLC explains the differences.  He also tells host Heather Kelly, you need to leave more than $11,000,000.00 before the dreaded "Death Tax" kicks in.

Find how to save money on Estate Taxes, avoid Probate, and even put strings on your money after you're dead.  But, Mike says the cost to do all that may not be worth 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.

Dec 19, 2018

Do you need a Holographic Will, A Formal Will or a Trust?  Certified Public Accountant, member of UACPA, and Attorney Mike Blackburn of Blackburn & Stoll, LLC explains the differences.  He also tells host Heather Kelly, you need to leave more than $11,000,000.00 before the dreaded "Death Tax" kicks in.

Find how to save money on Estate Taxes, avoid Probate, and even put strings on your money after you're dead.  But, Mike says the cost to do all that may not be worth 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.

 

Dec 12, 2018

Why don't zebras get ulcers?  That question is answered by Dr. Catherine Sanderson, professor at Amherst College.  Part of it is linked to how we view happiness.  How much money above meeting our basic needs really will bring added joy to your life?

Dr. Sanderson gives the two best tips people should follow to let their income bring the most satisfaction to their lives.  And she talks about making "The Positive Shift" in all areas of life.

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.

Dec 5, 2018

Do you want more control over your credit rating?  You can get it with an Ultra FICO score.  Steve Smith, the CEO of Finicity explains how people with lower credit scores or very little credit history can get a boost with this new system.

And find out how you can decide whether the credit bureaus can have access to your information or not.

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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