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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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Apr 24, 2019

Memorabilia is big business.  How do you know if the item you buy on Amazon or Ebay is authentic?  Steve Grad from "Pawn Stars" joins guest host Andy Farnsworth to discuss the things to look for before you shell out money for that 'one of a kind' item.

Grad has 15 years of authentication experience and worked with all the top auction houses in the world.  He is also an autograph expert with Pawn Stars on the History Channel.

You can hear the entire interview with Steve Grad on the Fan Effect podcast with host Andy Farnsworth.  

You can follow this show on Twitter and on Facebook.  And to see what Heather Kelly 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.

Apr 17, 2019

Does having a Costco or Sam's Club membership really give you the most for your money?  Andy Farnsworth, host of Fan Effect, sits down with host Heather Kelly for this discussion:  Bulk vs Grocery Stores.

Andy has to feed a family of 8 and Heather is only shopping for herself.  What items does Andy say he will never buy in bulk?  And how does he stop himself from tossing things into the grocery cart his family doesn't really need?

You can follow this show on Twitter 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.

 

Apr 12, 2019

Are you saving money to send your child to college?  What if you're child decides not to go?  Richard Ellis, the Senior Director of Compliance, of My529 says this plan will let you transfer the funds to someone else, including yourself.

You can also use money from a 529 plan for kids in Kindergarten through 12th grades, not just for higher learning.  You can open a 529 in other states, and you can use the money for international schools.

You can follow this show on Twitter 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.

 

 

 

Apr 10, 2019

If you don't have a checking account or don't qualify for a credit card, it's very hard to make it in our ever increasing cashless society.  Stephen Harkey of Vivi Pay has a solution.

Find out how FinTech companies (Financial Tech apps) are helping the estimated 8.5% of the population who are struggling to pay for items when they can't use cash.

You can follow this show on Twitter 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.

Apr 3, 2019

It sounds romantic, the homes look so cute, but 'living tiny' isn't all it's cracked up to be.  Jenna Spesard and her then boyfriend, built her 150 square foot home by themselves in 2013.  

Find out why she still lives the lifestyle today, what she would change, and what people need to know before they embark on their own "Tiny House Giant Journey."

You can follow this show on Twitter 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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