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 Dr. Fratkin at bfratkin@kpcw.org.

Ways to Connect

  Today’s edition of Mountain Money features a conversation with Mike Kerby, Vice President of the Park City office of Big D Construction, which just opened an office in town. During the second half of the show, Larry Warren and Doug Wells talk to Ted McAleer, Managing Director of Pando Labs and entrepreneur Wesley Smith.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Bruce Tulgan, author of  Bridging the Soft Skills Gap: How to Teach the Missing Basics to Today’s Young Talent. Managers at every level in every industry are asking: "What's the matter with kids today?” Since 1993, generational workforce expert Bruce Tulgan and his team at RainmakerThinking, Inc., have been studying the newest new young workforce. The second guest is Meryl Van Der Merwe   talking about Jaffles.  Guests in the third segment of the program were Paola and Paula Bello of Bodega on Main, Tapas and Wine Bar.

  Larry and Tim’s first guest is Michael O’Malley, Marketing Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. The second guest on the program is Danny Chesley, owner of The Electric Chair Barbershop at 352 Main  Street in Park City.  Guest number three is Daniel Pence, General Manager and owner of Del Mar a Lago, a new Peruvian restaurant in the Bonanza Plaza.

Mountain Money - December 21, 2015

Dec 21, 2015

Larry and Steve’s first guest is Billee Howard, author of We-Commerce: How to Create, Collaborate, and Succeed in the Sharing Economy. Today, the most successful businesses and entrepreneurs thrive through connectivity, socialization, and sharing. It is an age of WE-Commerce, an economy centered on the power of “we” instead of “me,” focused on the needs of the many over the few. In The second segment of the program, Bill Brunson, Media Relations IRS has last minute tax advice to reduce or defer taxes this year.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest on the program is Lee Marshall of Magic Space Entertainment. MagicSpace has been producing and presenting national tours, Broadway shows and concerts worldwide for over 30 years. Consistently one of the top promoters in North America, MagicSpace Entertainment typically produces and presents more than 250 events in 75 cities per year. The second guest on the program is Michelle Powel of Spruce Organizing. Spruce Organizing has been operating in Park City since 2008.

  Edward Brown, author of The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had. Edward G. Brown is an efficiency and workflow consultant and co-founder of Cohen Brown Management Group.  Research shows that on average we check our cell phones 150 times a day and the average employee sends and receives over 100 emails a day. The average office worker is interrupted every three minutes and it can take them 23 minutes just to get back to where they left off and one of the top Interruptions in the workplace is technology.

Hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells’s first guest is Bill Adams of Mastering Leadership. The company is based in Salt Lake City. Leadership programs tend to be superficial short term Band-Aids covering only a piece of the picture. However, more than 66,000 leaders are claiming breakthrough results from using the Universal Model of Leadership. For the first time ever, a fully comprehensive map is available and becoming accessible to the masses.

  Doug and Larry's first guest is Tobie Stanger who is senior editor for  Consumer  Reports.  Seniors and their families lose billions of dollars each year to fraud. Financial elder abuse is rising fast.  Estimates of the crime’s frequency vary. A 2010 survey of seniors by the nonprofit Investor Protection Trust projected that 1 in 5 seniors had been taken advantage of financially.  In the second segment, Dana and Mark Gaunt of Vacation Lockers talk about Vacation Lockers.

  Larry and Doug’s first guest is Roger Lowenstein, author of America's Bank: The Epic Struggle to Create the Federal Reserve. A tour de force of historical reportage, America’s Bank illuminates the tumultuous era and remarkable personalities that spurred the unlikely birth of America’s modern central bank, the Federal Reserve. Today, the Fed is the bedrock of the financial landscape, yet the fight to create it was so protracted and divisive that it seems a small miracle that it was ever established.

       In his provocative book, author Harry Frankfurt, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of On Bullshit presents a compelling and unsettling response to those who believe that the goal of social justice should be economic equality or less inequality.

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