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.

Mountain Money - December 23, 2013

Dec 23, 2013

The first guest is Matt Mitton, chair of the Business Department at Jones Waldo, who specializes in estate planning. Then, James Stevenson, co-owner of Cooper's Cabin, a concierge service for property owners. He explains his "new kind of concierge". Finally, Chuck Lamb, from Park City Meat and Provisions, says they are more than just meat but fish, gourmet foods and a deli.

Mountain Money - December 16, 2013

Dec 16, 2013

Today's guest line up starts with Rob Kaplan, Former vice chairman at Goldman Sachs, professor and Senior Dean at Harvard Business School and author of "What You're Really Meant To Do". Then, Bill Brunson. Bill tells us tax saving tips for the end of the year, IRS auctions and the clearinghouse on line. To finish the hour, Sarah Baldwin, co-owner of Park City Sports Ski and Snowboard Rentals, which is now open on Lower Main by the Town Lift.

Larry Warren and Doug Wells return to the airwaves this Monday with another episode of Mountain Money:

Matthew Hart is a veteran writer and journalist, and author of seven books, including the award-winning Diamond. We'll discuss his newest book Gold: The Race for the World's Most Seductive Metal.

Vanessa Di Palma Wright is the owner of Farasha Boutique, a fashion business only seen previously as pop-up boutiques. Farasha opened its first-ever permanent Utah location on Park City’s Main Street.

Mountain Money - December 2, 2013

Dec 3, 2013

Today's guests are Bill Barnes, federal government relations for Intermountain Healthcare, Bryn Carey, President of Ski Butlers, founded in Park City and Kate Bjordahl, owner of Powder Paws Veterinary Clinic.

Larry Warren welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin to the show. They first speak with author Junheng Li, "Tiger Woman On Wall Street". Then, Gheen Hillman from Cafe Zuppa, in Park City. Finally, Patty Conner, Director of the Office of Consumer Health Services and the state run Avenue H small business Health Insurance.

The first guest in the studio is Matt Slonaker, Executive Director for Utah Health Policy Project.  UHPP is a non profit organization, whose vision is for an efficient and timely manner with sustainable financing. Then, Mark Blocker, Managing Partner of National Affinity Services. Mark has been advising small businesses about what to do with their health insurance. Finally, Bill Brunson, Media Relations Officer for the IRS, warning us about the sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers.

Mountain Money - November 11, 2013

Nov 11, 2013

Today's show starts with guest, Jacki Zehner, President of The Jacquelyn and Gregory Zehner Foundation and CEO of Women Moving Millions, who dedicates her resources towards the advancement of women and girls. Then Sonia Thomas, President and Founder of Olanova, sustainable fashion with a purpose, by helping women in need become self-reliant. Finally, Linda Wells, entrepreneur and venture capitalist at Tugboat Ventures.

In the first half of the show, Devin Thorpe, President of Mountain West Capitol Network is in the studio, while Kurt Gentry, Vice President of Digital Area Radiate Media is on the phone. Every year Mountain West recognized Radiate Media as Utah's number one fastest growing business. In the second half, Ido Leffler, co-author of "Get Big Fast and Do More Good: Start Your Business, Make It Huge and Change the World".

Doug Wells is joined by guest host Ted McAlear to talk with Erica Ariel Fox, author of "Winning from Within: A Breakthrough Method for Learning, Living, and Lasting Change." Then, Susan McTiernan, associate dean for the graduate program in the Quinnipiac University School of Business. Finally, Krizten Zueger and Alicia Moran discuss a Fresh Day Cafe that just opened inside Rite Aid. 

Host Doug Wells, joined by guest host Barry Hanover, talk with Orly Lobel, author of "Talent Wants to be Free: Why We Should Learn to Love Leaks, Raids, and Free Riding." Next, Tom Karren, CEO of Mokimobility, an expert in mobile app operations. Finally, Susan McTiernan, associate dean for graduate programs in the Quinnipiac University School of Business, on what Janet Yellen's nomination to replace Ben Bernanke as head of the Federal Reserve means to women. 

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