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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On this week's edition of Mountain Money, host Larry Warren and guest host John Wells start the show by talking about the Top 10 picks of 2013 with Jeff Barlett, deputy cars editor of Consumer Reports. After talking cars, the hosts talk with Shawn Miele, CEO of Advice Media, a local online publishing and marketing company. Finally, the owners of Lit Salon - Jessie Lanning and Hailey Alysse - come in to talk about their boutique business.

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Mountain Money - March 10, 2014

Mar 10, 2014

Larry and Doug start out with Simon Sinek, author of "Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't".  Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort for the good of those in their care. Clint Probst is next in the studio. He is the Funeral Director and owner of Probst Family Funerals, now in Midway. To wrap up  the hour, Mike Mazzone, Principal Broker/Owner of Park City Realty Group talks about this boutique style, independent real estate brokerage firm.

Larry and Doug first talk to Jonathan Johnson, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Overstock.com., among the top five most visited mass merchandiser websites. David Wintzer and Todd Francis, founders of WEDO, offering gluten alternative "banana flour". WEDO has just days to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, an online funding platform. Finally, Hilary Rieter, founder of the 7K Society, bringing together career-oriented Parkites for casual social and professional networking.

Larry Warren and Doug Wells open with a conversation with Winthrop Smith Jr., author of "Catching Lightening in A Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World". Then, in the studio is Matt Greene, Manager of Rock & Reilly's, themed as a prohibition-era speakeasy, located on Main Street. The Wasatch Tea Company is now open in Snow Creek. Guest, Marci Gorsch has completed several levels of tea training and is in to talk about their high quality loose-leaf organic teas.

Larry Warren welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin who start the hour with a conversation with Former Governor of Utah, Mike Leavitt, author of "Finding Allies, Building Alliances: 8 Elements That Bring - and Keep - People Together". In the second half of the show, Joe Dobrow, author of "Natural Prophets: From Health Foods to Whole Foods - How the Pioneers of the Industry Changed the Way We Eat and Reshaped American Business".

Mountain Money hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome Denise Brosseau on their show to talk about leadership and her book Ready To Be A Thought Leader? They then continue with a local thought leader and filmmaker Patrick Lovell, who recently finished his film Forward 13: Waking up the American Dream, adding his personal perspective on the mortgage crisis. Finally, Plans to redevelop the Bonanza Park district in Park City are on track with the unveiling of The Boneyard Saloon and co-owner Jesse Shetler is in to give us an inside look at the new bar.

Larry and Doug talk to producer, Dan Cogan, from Impact Partners. Their goal is to bring together film makers and film investors. Then, Women In Film President, Cathy Schulman.  Women In Film's purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in film. Finally, Jill Orschel, award winning film maker and Sundance Alumnus, who now lives in Park City.

Mountain Money - January 13, 2014

Jan 13, 2014

Today's guests include Paul Oyer, author of "Everything I Ever Wanted to Know About Economics I Learned From Online Dating". Then, Chris Monroe, owner of the Torchlight Inn, in Old Town, Park City. Finally, Peter Metcalf, CEO of Black Diamond, Inc. Peter has recently been named a Director of the Salt Lake City Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Today's first guest is Katherine Bell, Editor of the Harvard Review Blog Network and author of "The Ideas that Shaped Management in 2013". The next guest is Patty Harte, managing director of Institutional Services for TIAA-CREF, a leading financial services provider. Finally, Kreg Van Stralen, owner of Park City Broiler.

Mountain Money - December 30, 2013

Dec 30, 2013

Larry welcomes guest host, John Wells to the show today. Their first guest is Gary Williams, author of "The Art Of Retirement". Then, Melissa Garland, owner of Tadasana Yoga Studio, which offers Hot Yoga and Power Vinyasa. To finish the hour, Meryl Van Der Merwe, chef at Du Monde Gourmet Kitchen.

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