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Money Making Sense

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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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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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Makes sense it’s won an award

By Andrew Hull - Dec 08 2017
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This is an award winning podcast for a reason. Heather gives excellent advice on finances.

Yes please!

By Spuds Magee - Nov 20 2017
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This podcast is just what I needed to get my budget - and life - back on track!

iTunes Ratings

14 Ratings
Average Ratings
13
0
1
0
0

Makes sense it’s won an award

By Andrew Hull - Dec 08 2017
Read more
This is an award winning podcast for a reason. Heather gives excellent advice on finances.

Yes please!

By Spuds Magee - Nov 20 2017
Read more
This podcast is just what I needed to get my budget - and life - back on track!
Cover image of Money Making Sense

Money Making Sense

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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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Rank #1: Tell your money where to go, don't wonder where it went

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Retirement is all about your cash flow.  Jason Parker of Parker Financial and Sound Retirement Radio, has a formula to make sure you've saved enough for 'the golden years.'  But, he says money isn't the most important item to have in order to gain wealth.

Hint:  It's all about your relationships.

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.

Aug 14 2019
24 mins
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Rank #2: How can women feel safe and financially secure?

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The average age for an American widow is 56.  Once their main income stream is gone, they live in fear of becoming "bag-ladies."  Chief Financial Officer for Utah Communications Authority, Patsy Halladay, and CEO of UACPA, Susan Speirs teach women what they need to know.

Find out how the conversation between spouses surrounding money needs to be WHY and now HOW MUCH in this episode. 

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.

Aug 07 2019
13 mins
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Rank #3: How will Equifax reimburse you for their data breach?

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You have until January 22, 2020 to apply for the settlement Equifax is offering for their data breach in 2017. They have two options available, but which is right for you?

KSL TV's Dan Spindle discusses your choices with host Heather Kelly. And find out why a credit freeze might be the best option of all.

*****UPDATE*****  Equifax now says they don't have enough money to pay everyone who is opting for the $125.00.  Of the $700,000,000 fund, only $31,000,000 was set aside to pay individuals $125.  They now say the payout will be much less and are recommending opting for the 10-years of credit monitoring instead.

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.

Jul 31 2019
23 mins
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Rank #4: Your FICO score could affect your ability to get a job

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Increasing your FICO score is as easy as paying off your entire credit card balance each and every month.  Just paying the minimum amount due won't lower your interest rates.

And CFO for Utah Communication Authority, Patsy Halladay, and Utah Association of CPAs CEO, Susan Speirs, explains why a potential employer could be looking into your credit history.  They also delve into teaching your kids good financial principles.

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.

Jul 29 2019
15 mins
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Rank #5: What does it cost to feed a horde?

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New research finds employees produce better quality of work when they are fed vs getting more money.  But what does it cost to feed employees on a regular basis?  KSL Newsroom Assistant Camille Gehring is in charge of feeding the masses and gives some insight.

Find out how you can help your employers feed you if it's in their budget.  And what's the most expensive item workers take for granted?

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.

Jul 24 2019
19 mins
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Rank #6: Where is the best place to own a home?

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The cost of owning a home doesn't stop once you've paid the mortgage.  Property taxes, closing costs when signing the mortgage papers and insuring your home are just a few of the factors used to determine the best place to own a home.

The Vice President of Financial Education, AJ Smith, at Smart Asset breaks down where you should go to get the best bang for your buck. 

TIP:  If you're handing over more than $634 dollars a year on home insurance, you could be overpaying.

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.

Jul 17 2019
20 mins
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Rank #7: Does the person making the household financial decisions know the basics?

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Eighty-six percent of women in households are making the money  decisions for families.  But, new research finds most of them don't understand the basics of their finances.

Chief Financial Officer for Utah Communications Authority, Patsy Halladay, and CEO of UACPA, Susan Speirs teach women what they need to know.  Including how to NOT become emotionally charged when discussing money with their significant other.

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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.

Jul 15 2019
17 mins
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Rank #8: Which state is best for Millennials?

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Millennials are responsible for 21-percent of all consumer spending in the United States.  But, Jill Gonzalez of WalletHub says they aren't as financially well off as their parents were.  

Find out where the best and worst states are for largest generation in the workplace to live.  And why millennials are economically worse off than the generation before.

Jul 14 2019
15 mins
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Rank #9: Saving money in emergencies while traveling

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You're on a road trip and you blow a tire, or an axle, or something worse.  Do you know how not to be taken to the cleaners during a travel emergency?  Expert saver, Billy Holden, has information you'll want to know before your next trip.

And even though our society is going cashless, having cash on you can save you 10-percent, or more, if you have a problem on the road.  And don't forget to use any connections you may have if you run into trouble.

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.

Jun 19 2019
19 mins
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Rank #10: Telemundo star Ricardo Velderrain on Narcos: Mexico

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Are Mexican actors paid better than those in America?  How do they  work in the U.S. under current immigration laws? Telemundo star Ricardo Velderrain joins host Heather Kelly to discuss differences in pay, union dues*, and what it's like to play a real life drug lord who kills people.

Ricardo is also the newest cast member on Netflix's "Narcos: Mexico" and Selma Hayek's series "Monarca."

*SAG/AFTRA union dues in the U.S. are $217 per year

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.

Jun 12 2019
12 mins
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