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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

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6014326364


Episodes

Money Talks: Can You Catch Up Your Retirement Savings?

1/22/2019
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If you haven't been saving enough for retirement, this show has some ideas to help you catch up. Ryder Taff from New Perspectives http://newper.com and host Java Chatman discuss ways to build up your retirement savings. Retirment Savings (how much do you need) = Time (how long to you have to contribute) x Risk (how aggressive can you afford to be) x Amount (how much can you put in each month) Tax questions? Look on the IRS's website http://irs.gov

Duration:00:49:51

Money Talks: Time for a Financial Check Up?

1/15/2019
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To start your year, we want to help you take a look at your financial status. How do you compare to other Americans? What are your goals for improving? Here's a Make a Budget Wooksheet from https://www.consumer.gov/content/make-budget-worksheet

Duration:00:50:17

Money Talks: Get 2 College

1/8/2019
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Do you or someone you know need help planning, preparing, or paying for education after high school? Our guest for this show is Stephen Brown from Get 2 College. The not for profit organization provides free counseling services and supports high school counselors throughout the state in helping students get to college and be successful there. https://get2college.org/ Mississippi Gulf Coast:715 Cox Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, 228.875.4441, gulfcoast@get2college.org Metro Jackson: 2600...

Duration:00:50:03

Money Talks: Ways To Save $1,000

12/18/2018
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Kevin Farrell and Ryder Taff discuss some cost cutting tips today. Everyone needs a reminder of ways to save some money. Each of these tips could save you $1000 over the coming year. Cut the cord Switch your cell phone plan Rethink your remodel Get a roommate Get a gig with Postmates Get a gig with Uber Get a high-deductible plan Open and fund an HSA Eat at home Buy the store brand Just say no to impulse buys Use Mint Book holiday flights in advance Drive instead of flying

Duration:00:51:35

Money Talks: Money in the News

12/11/2018
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Money Talks "talks" about money in the news: stocks, oil prices, jobs, no cash accepted, bitcoin, year end money decisions.

Duration:00:50:25

Money Talks: Money as a Gift

12/4/2018
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There are lots of ways to give money: cash, gift cards, gelt, collectible currency, stock, tips. We'll discuss what you need to know this Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, end of year season. A listener recomended the Early Learning in Mississippi Collaborative. The Early Collaborative Act of 2013 provides funding to local communities to establish, expand, and support successful early childhood education and development services. ...

Duration:00:51:13

Money Talks: Giving Tuesday

11/27/2018
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Experts Nancy and Ryder from New Perspectives https://www.newper.com/ , and host Kevin discuss why we give, where we give, and what we give to charities. The Annual Report on Charitable Giving by the Secretary of State's office is on their website: http://sos.ms.gov along with links to the American Institue of Philanthropy, Charity Navigator, Guide Star and other websites that can give you information about recognized charities in Mississippi. Ryder mentioned the Mississippi Public Service...

Duration:00:51:56

Money Talks: Black Friday shopping

11/20/2018
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Tips on the best practices for holiday shopping from host Kevin Farrell and answers to your personal finance questions from expert Nancy Lottridge-Anderson. https://www.newper.com/people https://www.consumerreports.org/shopping-retail/top-10-black-friday-shopping-tips/

Duration:00:50:42

Money Talks: How to Avoid Outliving Your Money

11/15/2018
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Financial Adviser, Ryder Taff, takes personal fiance questions and discusses different ways to stretch your retirement funds. https://www.newper.com/people 1. Make a plan 2. Work a Little Longer 3. Is an annuity an option? 4. Traditional pension plan or cash balance plan 5. Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities 6. investing in equities to manage inflation risk 7. Protect Against Long-Term-Care Costs 8. Use your Home Equity:

Duration:00:52:07

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