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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 21, 2016

If Wall Street confuses you, this is the show to pay attention to.  Host Heather Kelly sits down with Fox Business Anchor Adam Shapiro  https://twitter.com/Ajshaps to make sense of how Wall Street affects your money.  

They discus what happened to the Gold Standard and if it's good or bad the U.S. Dollar is no longer tied to silver and gold.  Then they cover whether you should panic every time the Federal Reserve makes an announcement abaout interest rates.  http://www.foxbusiness.com/  And find out whom Adam follows as his financial guru.

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Sep 14, 2016

You will know if you're child is inclined to be a saver or a spender by the age of 7.... and you don't have to give them money to find out.  Financial Literacy Manager of Zion's Bank, Don Milne, gives advice on how to talk to your kids about money. http://www.zionsbank.com  And it can be fun.  

The age to start the conversation with your kids may surprise you.  Don and host Heather Kelly discuss giving children the skills they need as adults to save, spend wisely and give.

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Sep 7, 2016

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.

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Aug 31, 2016

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. 

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Aug 24, 2016

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. 

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Aug 17, 2016

As your pets eat you out of house home, they could also cost a fortune in vet bills.  Dr. Susan McDonald, Veterinarian with Holladay Veterinary Hospital 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? 

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.

 

  

Aug 10, 2016

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.

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Aug 3, 2016

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? 

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Jul 28, 2016

Changing your spending habits can cause anxiety.  But, host Heather Kelly and Zions Bank Financial Literacy Manager Don Milne 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?

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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