Keeping your car in tip-top shape can save hundreds of dollars each year. Triple A spokesperson Rolayne Fairclough joins host Heather Kelly to discuss great tips on saving money. https://calstate.aaa.com/?zip=84088&devicecd=PC&referer=www.aaa.com
Just because you're spending money on a trip, doesn't mean you have to be fleeced; why planning meals and hotel stops ahead of time saves money. And what to do if your car breaks down in the middle of no-where.
Costumes, Sci-Fi, and Celebrities .... oh my! Deseret News Reporter McKenzie Romero http://www.deseretnews.com joins host Heather Kelly to discuss the Salt Lake Comic Con. http://www.saltlakecomiccon.com
If you spent a fortune in the past on gettin into the sci-fi spirit, learn how to spend less for next year's event. And hear how the SLC Fanboys get through their favorite geek event of the year. https://www.facebook.com/SLCFanboys/?fref=ts
Planning ahead and buying tickets early will save you when you want a 'close encounter' with your favorite comic character.
Staying healthy may cost you some money. Dr. Taylor Krick http://www.wealignutah.com joins host Heather Kelly to discuss how to save money in health care expenses with proper education, nutrition and exercise. You may still have to open your pocket book, but it won't be as much as going to a doctor's office trying to recover from illness or injury.
Some pets may eat you out of house home, but they may also cost a fortune in vet bills. Dr. Susan McDonad, Veterinarian with Holladay Veterinary Hospital http://www.holladayveterinaryhospital.com/ talks about the costs associated with owning a pet; from office visits and vaccines to treating cancer. She'll also discuss whether pet insurance is a scam or a necessity and where are safe places to find a new pet. And what about the price of that pet-food?
How do you know what investments ar best for you? When should you be aggressive and when should you be more reserved when allocating your income toward retirement savings? Financial advisor Larry Gray joins host Heather Kelly to discuss the issues surrounding saving for retirement.
Does your financial advisor have your best interest at heart? And are reverse mortgages a scam? Tune in to find out if you are ready to retire, or if you are behind the 8-ball with your investments.
What FICO score do you need to get a lower interest rate on your mortgage? How quickly can you raise your credit rating? Senior Mortgage Specialist Cari Kimball Meabon http://www.loansbycari.com with Guild Mortgage explains in understandable terms what you need in order to qualify for mortgage.
She'll reveal tips on how to increase your credit rating and why that's important. And a few other mortgage tidbits along the way. Do you need to open 10-lines of credit to build your FICO score? And what is a FICO score anyway?
Changing your spending habits can cause anxiety. But, host Heather Kelly and Zions Bank Financial Literacy Manager Don Milne http://www.zionsbank.com explains how going cash only will not only reduce your debt ... but help you spend less, save more and pay off your bills faster.
And, they discuss how to make those big ticket purchase items without feeling the pinch. Should you dive in, cut up all the cards, and use cash only from Day 1? Or is it better to gradually change paying for various accounts with cash?