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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: 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

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