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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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...

Mountain Money - October 17, 2016

Oct 17, 2016

On the October 17 th 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,...

Mountain Money - October 10, 2016

Oct 10, 2016

Larry and Doug’s first guest is John Esposito, CEO of High West Distillery which was sold Oct. 5 to Constellation Brands. , Guest number two is Paul Wozniak,of Park City Angels which funds startup companies, like High West. The third guests are Vanessa Di Palma Wright of Farasha Boutique and Mardi Lovell of Panache talking about “Fall into Fashion”, an effort to get shoppers on Main Street in the off season.

Mountain Money - October 3, 2016

Oct 3, 2016

Doug and Larry’s first guest is Arun Sundararajan , the author of “The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-based Capitalism.” Then the guys from Pando Labs in Park City discuss the results of their first session of code camp, in which participants with no experience learn to write computer code. Then final Troy D’Ambrosio discusses the Lassonde Institute, a new center at the University of Utah Business School where students live, work and learn under one roof.

Mountain Money - September 26, 2016

Sep 26, 2016

Doug and Larry’s first guest, Bart Raeymaekers, PhD, Associate Professor University of Utah, Department of Mechanical Engineering talks about the Utah Manufacturing Extension Partnership to help local companies spur innovation and prevent Utah jobs from being moved off shore. The second guest is Whitney Kozlowski, whose Beau Collective is a concierge approach to fitness, happy hours and life in general. Then Traci Prothro, owner of Prothro Gallery talks about the gallery business and her new...

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