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, 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.

Mountain Money - May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

The line up of guests starts with author and Emmy award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan. Bill talks about his new book "Pitch Perfect", where he explains how to get the right message across. Next in the studio is Mark J. Fischer who discusses plans to revamp High Star Ranch. Finally, The Regional Administrator for the Small Business Association, Matt Varilek. The SBA is gearing up for the National Business Week, May 12 - 16.

The hour starts out with author Adam Braun, "The Promise of a Pencil: How An Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change". Adam started an organization "Pencils of Promise" with $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. Then, in the studio, Kelly Miller, Manager of Assemble Park City, offering 30 private offices. Finally, Nanette Bush, Home Finance Lender at Zions Bank. April is the busiest month for online home searches in Utah. She tells what mortgage hunters need to know for the spring home buying season.

Larry and Doug have an in depth conversation with  Dick Cross, author of "60-Minute CEO:Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time". In the second half, Jess Reid, of Jess Reid Real Estate, celebrating 30 years of business in Park City. Also,  Davidene Zimmerman, owner of Davidene Quilt Shop, who offers fabric, products and help to complete your quilt project.

Mountain Money - April 21, 2014

Apr 21, 2014

Larry and Doug have Dave Fiscus in the studio. Dave is the Director, US Commercial Services Utah Offices along with Mark Garfield, SVP, International Banking at Zion Bank. Tim Wheelright is the next guest. He is a member of AmericansForReform. A new report shows the number of Hispanic Entrepreneurs in America has grown exponentially over the past 2 decades. Finally, Chris Bender, owner of Paul Wyatt Designs, building unique and elaborate wine cellars.

Larry introduces Alex Butwinski as today's guest host. They first talk to Adam Grant, author of "Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success". He regularly advises companies about how to get the most out of their employees and how to help their employees get the most out of their job. Then, Joel Clark, President and Cameron Smith, Vice President of Kodiak Cakes, a 100% whole grain and water only flapjack and waffle mix. They now have a line of innovative microwaveable, single-serve muffins called "Minute Muffins".

Doug Wells welcomes guest host John Wells today, to talk to Yukari Iwatani Kane, author of "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs". Mark Baker is a Health Savings Account Specialist for United HealthONE. He goes over the advantages of an HSA. Finally, Eric May, who has recently been appointed as the General Manager of the Blue Boar Inn, in Midway.

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