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Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we'll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market.

Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we'll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market.
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Jackson, MS

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Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we'll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market.

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English

Contact:

6014326364


Episodes

Money Talks: Millennial Money Advice

11/6/2018
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Millennials are earning $10,000 less than their parents' generation did at the same age. The average student debt for a millennial is double that of the previous generation. Ryder Taff gives advice and takes questions about millennials and their money plus other personal finance questions.

Duration:00:48:56

Money Talks: Healthcare.gov

10/30/2018
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Get Covered Mississippi! representatives, Michael and Lottie Minor, were guests on Money Talks. The Navigators for http://healthcare.gov explained how to sign up beginning November 1st, 2018. http://www.getcoveredms.org/ Marketplace Application Checklist 2018 https://marketplace.cms.gov/outreach-and-education/marketplace-application-checklist.pdf MS Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assisters by County...

Duration:00:50:40

Money Talks: Pet Costs

10/23/2018
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We love our pets but they cost a lot! Here's some idea of the costs associated with our furry friends. For those who have lottery fever: our August 29th, 2017 gave some advice on how to handle your windfall http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/money-talks/2017/08/29/money-talks-lottery-advice/

Duration:00:29:10

Money Talks: Cruising

10/16/2018
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Travel Consultant, Kathy Young from McGehee Cruise and Vacation, gives us tips about getting our money's worth from a cruise. http://mcgeheecruise.com/

Duration:00:50:37

Money Talks: Complete 2 Compete

10/9/2018
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Stephanie Bullock Project Coordinator for Complete 2 Compete,explains about the state wide initiative designed to help Mississippi adults, who have earned college credit but do not have a degree, better their lives by completing a degree program. Complete 2 Compete website: http://www.msc2c.org/ phone number: (833) C2C - 4EDU or (833) 222 - 4338

Duration:00:51:12

Money Talks: Credit Score

10/2/2018
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Lenders often use credit scores to help decide if they will extend credit to consumers. We talk about what does and doesn't affect your credit score. 10 Credit Score Myths and Truths Behind Them was our guide for this show. https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/credit/10-credit-score-myths-and-the-truths-behind-them/ss-BBMDIAM The 3 credit reporting agencies each have websites with consumer information about credit...

Duration:00:50:33

Money Talks: Social Security September

9/25/2018
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District Manager, Shawn Mercer answers questions about Social Security.https://www.ssa.gov/

Duration:00:51:21

Money Talks: Inheritance and bequeaths

9/18/2018
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Here are some suggestions to consider when you inherit or leave financial assets. Inheritance: Passing along assets

Duration:00:50:50

Money Talks: Cutting Cell Phone Costs

9/11/2018
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Tips on how you could cut your cell phone costs.

Duration:00:50:40

Money Talks: Broker Tips

9/4/2018
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What services does YOUR broker provide? What IS a broker? (What is ticker tape?) Kiplinger has a list of The Most-Overlooked Broker Perks https://www.kiplinger.com/slideshow/investing/T038-S002-most-overlooked-broker-perks/index.html

Duration:00:49:29

Money Talks: Student Loans

8/28/2018
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Our guest, Matt Ribe from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, talks about Student Loans. This show will benefit those with debt, those who have family with debt, those who might marry someone with debt, and anyone with kids who may incur debt in the future. National Foundation for Credit Couseling https://www.nfcc.org/ Special NFCC website for Student Loans https://www.studentloanhelp.org/ Chartered Financial Analysts: https://www.cfainstitute.org/

Duration:00:50:56

Money Talks: USDA Rural Development

8/21/2018
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Our guests are from the US Department of Agriculture, Rural Development division - committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America. State Director, John Rounsaville and Housing Programs Director Johnny Jones provided information about the loans and grants availalbe to Mississippiand and the services and projects they impliment to serve Mississippi. https://www.rd.usda.gov/ms

Duration:00:50:44

Money Talks: Prescription Costs

8/14/2018
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With our guest Robert Dozier, Executive Director of the Mississippi Independent Pharmacist Association, we’ll be suggesting different methods to save money on prescription medications. Some of our tips may just be a change in the way you pay for your prescriptions other methods require you to speak with your doctor and pharmacist to determine what is right for you. Tips gathered from Consumer Reports May 2018 Issue concerns prescription drug prices....

Duration:00:50:35

Money Talks: 50 Good Personal Finance Habits

8/7/2018
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We've got personal finance habits everyone should follow to work toward good financial health This broadcast goes through a list from Time, online, that has 50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow http://time.com/money/collection-post/4023439/personal-finance-habits/ Our hosts discuss some of them and their importance. Previous broadcasts discussing persoanl finance...

Duration:00:50:42

Money Talks: Lyft

7/31/2018
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Communications Manager for the ride hailing company Lyft was our guest on Money Talks. Lyft provides employment to independent contractors and convienient rides within a designated area. https://www.lyft.com/

Duration:00:51:11

Money Talks: Governor's Job Fair

7/24/2018
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Our guest, Adam Todd, Governor's Job Fair Director gives tips and dates for Job Fairs in Mississippi. Governor's Job Fair Network of Mississippi: http://www.jobfairs.ms.gov/Pages/home.aspx Listen to a previous Money Talks: Win Jobs Center http://www.mpbonline.org/blogs/money-talks/2018/05/01/money-talks-win-jobs-centers/ More employment information and assistance at the Mississippi Department of Employment Security http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/

Duration:00:51:05

Money Talks: Caregivers as Money Managers

7/17/2018
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Our financial experts give their input concerning managing a loved one's money. Additional information: https://www.aarp.org/caregiving/financial-legal/info-2017/managing-someone-elses-money.html?intcmp=AE-CAR-LEG-R2-C1

Duration:00:50:41

Money Talks: Retirement Mistakes

7/11/2018
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Our host, Kevin Farrell, and our financial expert, Ryder Taff, take personal finance calls and discuss : Fourteen Retirement Mistakes You Will Regret Forever from Kiplinger dot com https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/retirement/14-retirement-mistakes-you-will-regret-forever/ss-AAySerT?li=BBnbfcN

Duration:00:50:40

Money Talks: Debt and Credit Counseling

7/3/2018
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Our guest Bruce McClary, with National Foundation for Credit Counseling answers questions about credit scores and debt Their website has information about buying a home, make a budgets, and an online financial self-assessment tool: https://www.nfcc.org/

Duration:00:50:45

Money Talks: Insurance

6/26/2018
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Guest Jason Hargraves from InsuranceQuotes.com talks about auto and home insurance. What determines your rates? What discounts are available? What can you do to lower your rates? How much coverage should you obtain? https://www.insurancequotes.com/

Duration:00:50:42