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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Mountain Money - July 28, 2014

Jul 28, 2014

Alex Butwinski sat in for Doug Wells on this episode of KPCW's Mountain Money. This episode features a conversation with Joan O'Brien from utahnewspaperproject.org about the ongoing situation at The Salt Lake Tribune. Mickey Grames, Programs Manager for  The Utah Microenterprise Fund joined the show to talk their programs, which are expanding. Lisa Schneider and Scott Loomis then joined the show to talk about the Homeownership 101 workshop coming up on July 30th.

Larry and Doug began this episode of Mountain Money with a conversation on toxic work environments with Dr. Merideth Ferguson, an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at Utah State University. The show wrapped up on a much lighter note with John Keahey, author of Hidden Tuscany: Discovering Art, Culture, And Memories in a Well-Known Region's Unknown Places.

This episode of Mountain Money has a little something for every one, beginning with a segment with author Karan Girotra talking about his book The Risk Driven Business Model. Dave Elvenholl joined the show to talk about Park City Pet Resort and Jared and Trish McMillen helped wrap things up with details about their new gallery location.

Doug & Larry started off today's show with a conversation about Utah's new Outdoor Recreation Office and it's director, Brad Peterson. Tracy Larson, Vice President of Program Development at Bank of American Fork then joined the show to talk about Elder Financial Abuse. Dylan (Sands) and Shelby (Kushma) of Publik Coffee Roasters then joined the show to talk about their business as well as their new Park City area location.

Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome David Bradford, ex-CEO of Fusion-io and Hirevue, author of Up Your Game: 6 Timeless Principles for Networking Your Way to the Top. Cheleste Devereraux of Lunch Box also dropped by to talk about the services offered at the salon. Larry and John finished up the show with a conversation with Vicki Varela, managing director of Utah Office of Tourism.

Mountain Money - June 23, 2014

Jun 23, 2014

Larry Warren and guest host John Wells have a very busy hour with several guests, starting with Kurt Repanshek, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of National Parks Traveler. Then, Rick Lindquist, president of Zane Benefits is in the studio to discuss self-insured medical reimbursement plans. Finally, Jennifer Jackenthal, Director of PCCAPS, along with contest winners PJ Dowling and Skylar Jackenthal.

Today, Larry welcomes guest host Alex Butwinski. Their first guest is Scott Shaefer, co author of "Roadside MBA" and U of U professor. Next in the studio is Steve Roney, Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Utah Properties, who talks about the newly formed real estate brokerage network.Finally, Kris Getzie, Volvo, a vacation rental consultancy firm.

Mountain Money - June 9, 2014

Jun 9, 2014

Dan Ward is the first interview, author of "F.I.R.E.: How Fast , Inexpensive, Restrained, and Elegant Methods Ignite Innovation". Noted blogger, Dan provides readers with a blueprint for creating successful projects using methods of rapid innovation. Then, in the studio, Lindsey Mangone, Executive Director of The Center for Entrepreneurship. The Innovation in Action Institute provides students a one week entrepreneur course. Finally, Wills Mahoney, Co-Founder of Plowz & Mowz, an on demand lawn mowing app.

Mountain Money - June 2, 2014

Jun 2, 2014

Larry and Doug talk with Jane Hyun, co-author of Flex: The New Playbook for Managing Across Differences. "Flex" offers a proactive strategy for managers to navigate and leverage diversity effectively. Then, Park City local, Stacey Conklin, owner of Stacey's Grocery Service, taking a personalized, elevated and cost-saving approach to the grocery concierge business.

On this show, Larry and Doug talk to Keith Ferrazzi, author of "Never Eat Alone, Expanded and Updated". Keith has been named a "Global leader of Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum. Then, in the studio is Mary Christa Smith, organizer of a seminar on May 21, called "The Energetics of Prosperity: Aligning Work, Passion and Purpose". This seminar is at Treasure Mountain Inn, beginning at 6pm.

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