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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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Now displaying: June, 2018
Jun 29, 2018

In Part 3 of my conversation with Utah Transit Authority spokesperson Carl Arky we discuss when it's better for individuals to drive than take a train or bus. 

Does pollution and bad weather driving conditions weigh more heavily on people than the costs when deciding to take public transportation or not?  Find out what Carl's prediction is for the future.

You can follow the 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.

Jun 28, 2018

In Part 2 of my conversation, Carl Arky, the Utah Transit Authority spokesperson, explains why you have to pay round trip, even if you use the train to grab groceries and go back home. How much does public transportation cost?  Is there a discount pass?

You can follow the 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.

Jun 27, 2018

Do you WANT to use public transportation but trains or buses don't run when you need them to?  Utah Transit Authority spokesperson Carl Arky talks about the costs involved in expanding coverage.

We also talk about changes happening at UTA, if that might reduce costs for people using public transportation and how tax payer dollars affect scheduling.

You can follow the 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.

 

Jun 22, 2018

How do employers get their employees to be more engaged in their jobs?  Rick Beal, Business Manager for Cubes Self Storage has the answer.  

Find out how Rick helped his workers open checking accounts, taught them how to delegate and how the effectiveness of his business improved leaps and bounds as his employees' personal lives improved at the same time.

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.

Jun 21, 2018

In part two of my discussion with Rick Beal, the Business Manager of Cubes Self Storage explains how getting rid of the structured bonuses at his company helped his employees improve their life skills.  It not only helped them get better paying jobs, it improved on his bottom line.

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.

 

Jun 20, 2018

Do you have good employees, but they lack life skills?  Business Manager of Cubes Self Storage, Rick Beal, has the formula to improve an employee's self worth and increase your bottom line by 2.5%.  But it took some trial and error.

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.

Jun 13, 2018

Younger generations are much more likely to share how much money they make.  Is that a good thing or bad?  Student Loan Hero writer, Ben Luthi, has the pros and cons of openly talking about money in the workplace.

Does knowing how much your co-worker earns create jealousy?  Can it eliminate the pay gap between men and women and minorities?

You can follow the 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.

Jun 6, 2018

The co-owner and business manager of Cubes Self Storage, Rick Beal, explains how he is getting more work done, and how it's helping staff members get along better with each other.

Find out why health workers, religious leaders and employers are asking people to put down their smart phones and start engaging with one another in person, not digitally.

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.

 

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