Mountain Money

Mondays, 9-10 AM

KPCW's Mountain Money covers the unique challenges of working in the mountains by providing small-business news, real estate, estate planning and personal finance information.

Former Money magazine contributor and KPCW General Manager Larry Warren hosts the program along with financial expert Doug Wells. The program is produced by Dr. Beth Fratkin.

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To inquiry about appearing on the show, or for information on a past interview, contact Larry Warren at larry@kpcw.org.

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Mountain Money - January 9, 2017

Jan 9, 2017

 This edition's Mountain Money guests include Certified Financial Planner Bill Mullen of Park City, talking about his new book "The Tax Ticking Time Bomb--How to Recognize and Manage Tax Traps in Retirement."  Then Eddie Rubio, owner and developer of The Office Co-working space at Kimball Junction talks about his new shared office project at Kimball Juntion.  Then the director of Utah's Division of Consumer Protection, Daniel O'Bannon talks about "imposter phone scams" involving illegal telemarketing.

Mountain Money - December 19, 2016

Dec 19, 2016

Alex Butwinski  hosted with Larry Warren for this edition of Mountain Money, speaking with bankruptcy attorney Chuck Tatelbaum, who reviewed the national companies which declared bankruptcy in 2016. Then two Aussies, Will Young and Damian Roche of Campos Coffee talked about bringing their coffee chain to the U.S., opening its first store at Park City Mountain’s resort base. And Laura Kappus talked about her Urban Renewal Boutique in Prospector.

Mountain Money - December 12, 2016

Dec 12, 2016

Doug and Larry's guests include Keith Woodwell, Director of the Utah Division of Securities.  Then the founder of Utah-based outdoor clothing maker KUHL, Kevin Boyle and KUHL store manager Joleen Willardsen join in, followed by Katie Wright of the Park City Community Foundation to talk about charitable giving and Donald Trump tax policy.

Today on Mountain Money, Larry and Doug visit with Tobie Stanger, the Senior Money Editor of Consumer Reports Magazine. She wrote the January cover story, “The New Retirement – Rules, tools and attitudes you need now, whether you’re in your 20’s, 40’s or 60’s.”  The second guest is Jude Robinson who is a serial entrepreneur who consults with individuals who want to start their own business.  Guest number three is Jon Weisberg the founder and editor of Senior Skiing dot com.

Christmas spirit, new local spirits and brands highlight Mountain Money.  Doug and Larry talk with branding expert Bruce Turkel about his new book "All About Them."  Then Rob Sargent of Alpine Distilling, a new Park City start up craft distiller, talked about his first spirits to come on the market in the next few weeks.  Then Christie Dilloway talked about her Christmas decorating business, "Deck the Hall."

The first guest on the program is  Sara Roberts, author of Nimble, Focused, Feisty – Organizational Cultures That Win in the New Era and How to Create Them.  Sara is a leading authority on organizational transformation, culture and building purpose led companies.  Guest number two is Clint Betts of “Start Up Santa.”  And the final guest on the program is Ed Lewis, founder of Snocru in Park City.

Larry and Doug’s first guest is Nick Sergeant, CEO of Snowsports Industries America.  SIA is the trade association representing winter sports related companies.  The second guest on the program is Jonathan Badger, owner Lee’s Markets. Lee’s Markets recently took over ownership of the former Day’s Market in Heber City.  

Mountain Money - October 31, 2016

Oct 31, 2016

On this week’s Mountain Money, Larry and Doug speak with Clay Christensen with the Harvard Business School. Guest number two is Natalie Gochnour, Associate Dean of the Eccles School of Business.  She is talking about the Utah Inland Port.  The final guest on the program is Cady Wolf of Naughty Donuts. 

Mountain Money - October 24, 2016

Oct 24, 2016

On the October 24, 2016 edition of Mountain Money, Renai Bodley and Steve Joyce fill in for hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells.  First on deck are the men behind Vessel Kitchen, the new restaurant in Kimball Junction that opened in August and has been an overnight sensation.   Then Ryan Starks, Executive Director of the Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce talks about efforts to bring tourists to the valley through the “Golf Heber Valley” campaign.  He also addresses the city’s controversial attempt to re-zone using a form base code.  Then Jim Robson, Senior Economist at the Utah Department of

Mountain Money - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On the October 17th edition of Mountain Money, co-hosts Doug Wells and Craig Kipp talk to Consumer Reports Electronics Editor Jerry Beilinson about protecting your privacy online.  Then, do you like Uber?  How about Uber-type service for  lawn-care and snow removal?  Tech entrepreneur Andrew Motter is in the studio to discuss the service available in Park City.  And finally, many people know Park City local Kirsten Fox as the headmistress of the Fox School of Wine.  Now she has a new business, UpLift Gift, that was inspired in part by her experience as a cancer patient.  UpLift Gift combine

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