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Hosted by JoAnn "Flash" Fleming & Andrew Newman, Flash Talks Cash is a weekly talk show discussing personal & small business money issues. The show will examine current topics from the financial/tax world and the ways it impacts your wallet. The focus is to help people & small businesses find ways to make money, save money, spend money and what to do with your money when you get it!!

Hosted by JoAnn "Flash" Fleming & Andrew Newman, Flash Talks Cash is a weekly talk show discussing personal & small business money issues. The show will examine current topics from the financial/tax world and the ways it impacts your wallet. The focus is to help people & small businesses find ways to make money, save money, spend money and what to do with your money when you get it!!
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Location:

Brooklyn, NY

Genres:

Business

Description:

Hosted by JoAnn "Flash" Fleming & Andrew Newman, Flash Talks Cash is a weekly talk show discussing personal & small business money issues. The show will examine current topics from the financial/tax world and the ways it impacts your wallet. The focus is to help people & small businesses find ways to make money, save money, spend money and what to do with your money when you get it!!

Language:

English

Contact:

261 Moore St Brooklyn, New York 11206 (718) 497-2128


Episodes

Flash Talks Cash - Episode 101 - Campaign Tax Issues

9/20/2012
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On this week's episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about taxes in the 2012 Presidential Election. Learn where Mitt Romney and Barack Obama stand on tax issues such as mortgage interest deduction and higher taxation of corporations. Hear how banks write-off interest, and the difference between the bond and stock market. Why is there no motivation for banks to loan money to small businesses? Also, learn about the taxes that will go into funding...

Duration: 00:31:31


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 100 - The 100th Episode!

9/13/2012
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Congratulations to JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman! This week marks the 100th episode of Flash Talks Cash, and Flash and Andrew are talking politics and the upcoming election. If Obama gets re-elected, will he deliver on his promises and become a firmer leader? And what should be done about the recent Muslim parody that has caused public outcry in the Middle East? Tune in to hear what Flash and Andrew forsee for the next four years. Hear their thoughts about job creation,...

Duration: 00:30:54


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 99 - Car Purchasing Tips

9/6/2012
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Thinking about buying a new car? On this week's Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming is here to give you some tips so you can drive away having paid a fair price. Joined via the phonelines by Andrew Newman, Flash talks about the culture of car dealerships, and why auto salespeople do not necessarily have the customer's best interest. Hear how you can research fair rates for new automobiles, as well as for your trade-in! Later, tune in to hear Flash and Andrew discuss some truly esoteric...

Duration: 00:31:45


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 98 - A New Career? Whistleblower!

8/23/2012
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On this week's Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about a new career - whistleblowing. Tune in to hear about how some people reported some of the biggest mortgage lenders were defrauding the government. Flash and Andrew also talk about the case of Mike McQueary and the Penn State football scandal. Because McQueary cooperated with the law, can his termination be a reason to file a whistleblower's case? What does the IRS pay out in whistleblowing claims?...

Duration: 00:30:35


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 97 - The Truth About Government Grants

8/16/2012
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On this week's installment of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about the accessibility of government loans. Is there really a way to get free money from the government to start a small business? Hear about the various types of grants that can be accessed through different channels. Grants are available for housing, women entrepreneurs, and education; how can you apply for one? If you do not qualify for a governmental grant, hear about how you can get...

Duration: 00:32:16


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 95 - Buying Your First Home

8/2/2012
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This episode of Flash Talks Cash is for those of you who are looking to buy your first home! JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are joined today by Josh Steinhart, a New York City school teacher and newlywed looking to buy a home in Brooklyn. Tune in to hear about how down payments and closing costs scare potential homeowners away from the real estate market. Flash overviews different mortgage rate options and explains what option is best in this economy. What are the tax benefits of...

Duration: 00:30:48


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 94 - Olympics 2012: At What Price?

7/27/2012
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With the 2012 Summer Olympics starting tomorrow in London, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming is here to analyze the cost of the games on this week's Flash Talks Cash! Co-host Andrew Newman calls in for today's episode, and shares some of his thoughts about the benefit of redistributing television broadcasts, as well as the nature of amateur athletics. How much did it cost to build the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, London? And what percentage of funding comes from the International Olympic Committee?...

Duration: 00:30:56


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 93 - Bright Power

7/19/2012
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This week's episode of Flash Talks Cash sees hosts JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman talking to Andy McNamara, Senior Consultant, VP New Construction and Renewables at Bright Power, a company that provides solar and energy efficiency consulting to property owners and managers. Learn more about alternative energy and LEED standards as Andy describes his work in the field and the political landscape surrounding renewable energy. Find out what has hanged since the energy market was...

Duration: 00:32:11


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 92 - Money Problems Are All in Your Head

7/12/2012
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Are you stressed about money or your spending habits? On this week's episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are here to tell you that all your money problems are in your head. Tune in to hear about how an individual's upbringing can create long-lasting spending and/or saving habits. Hear about how some therapists and employing the help from financial counselors to aid some of their patients. The old saying goes, "Money can't buy you happiness" - and Flash has...

Duration: 00:32:18


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 91 - Need Money? Forget the Banks!

7/5/2012
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On this week's episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about alternative forms of lending and receiving loans. Flash goes over the microlending system created by Muhammad Yunus, a form of non-interest loan that provides small amounts of money to impoverished people looking to start small businesses. The conversation then shifts to the recent phenomenon of crowd-sourcing; venues like Kickstarter provide support for people looking to start creative...

Duration: 00:30:15


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 90 - The Supreme Court Speaks

6/28/2012
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The Supreme Court has decided to completely uphold the health care mandate proposed by President Barack Obama, giving all Americans access to affordable insurance. JoAnn "Flash" Fleming is thrilled, but Andrew isn't completely sold. Tune in to this week's episode to hear a heated discussion on the ruling and effects it will have on Americans and find out some of the lesser discussed aspects of the bill. From freelancers to millionaires, everybody will be effected and this ruling is a...

Duration: 00:30:17


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 89 - Money & Marriage: Can They Get Along?

6/21/2012
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On this episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about money in relationships, specifically in marriage. JoAnn talks about intimacy, and how money can get in the way of forming an intimate bond. When money gets involved in romantic relationships, people try to control their partners. How should you and your partner deal with finances? JoAnn and Andrew lay out several options, including combining money with your spouse, and having monthly meetings to...

Duration: 00:31:41


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 88 - Desperate Housewives' Finances

6/14/2012
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On this week's Flash Talks Cash Andrew Newman joins JoAnn Flash Fleming via the phone to talk about the wage gap. Ever since women entered the workforce in the United States, they have been earning lower wages than men for the same work- and it continues to happen to this day! Join us to hear JoAnn recount some of the history of wage disparity between genders, including the entrance of women in the workforce during World War II and the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Hear about how single mothers...

Duration: 00:30:01


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 87 - Time to Hire an Employee?

6/7/2012
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On this episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are joined by Steve Nutt, a potter and art educator based out of Staten Island. Today, the topic is growing businesses. At what point should a small business expand and hire its first employees? Tune in to hear discussions about working with employees' strengths and weaknesses, and how hiring can potentially be detrimental to your business. JoAnn answers and email question about the federal and state benefits of...

Duration: 00:31:58


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 86 - Financial Reality of Dream Jobs

5/31/2012
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On this week's episode of Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are joined in the studio by Marco Pasanella, author of the new book Uncorked and owner of Pasanella and Son, Vintners. Tune in to hear about how Marco discovered his dream job, his past work as a designer, and how he turned a old fishmonger's building into apartments and wine shop. Also, hear about Marco's book, Uncorked, and what the process of writing a book is like. After six years, Marco finally feels...

Duration: 00:30:05


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 85 - No One Wants to Be Facebook's Friend

5/24/2012
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On this week's Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about the initial public offering of Facebook stock. Hear why Facebook might be in legal trouble for revealing projections, why the stock prices fell after the first few days. Will Facebook stock remain on the NASDAQ? And will the value of the company continue to grow even though GM pulled their advertisements from the site? Late on in the episode, Flash tells us about some avenues to re-sell old...

Duration: 00:31:30


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 84 - College Tuiton Revolution

5/17/2012
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On this week's Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about student debt and alternatives to traditional four-year schools. Hear about a new project out of Stanford University called Coursera which offers online courses from reputable professors- with no tuition! Flash and Andrew discuss the pros and cons of this new schooling system. Other topics include the cost of weddings, and the trendiness of same-sex marriage. Later, we've got a Number Nuts- "Where in...

Duration: 00:28:38


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 83 - Austerity Failings in Europe

5/10/2012
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This week on Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are joined by Jonathan Russo, investor in sustainable businesses and owner of the Organic Wine Journal, and they're talking about austerity versus growth in Europe. Tune in to learn more about what the term "austerity" actually means. Learn why deficit spending is not a sustainable solution to jump starting an economy, and why so many European countries are in such a debt crisis. Later, the discussion moves towards the...

Duration: 00:30:34


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 82 - What is the Cost of Multitasking?

5/3/2012
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This week on Flash Talks Cash, JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman are talking about multitasking. What are some of the risks involved with multitasking? Flash says that multitasking can affect the quality of a person's work, and can also be dangerous. Ever seen someone texting while driving? On the other hand, Andrew believes that multitasking can increase a individual's efficiency, and thinks that technology has made it easier for people to multitask. It's necessary in order to keep up...

Duration: 00:21:09


Flash Talks Cash - Episode 81 - Politics and Student Loans

4/26/2012
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This episode of Flash Talks Cash is all about student loan debt. Tune in to hear JoAnn "Flash" Fleming and Andrew Newman talk about the proposed Student Loan Forgiveness Act, which would cap payment amounts at 10 percent of a borrower's discretionary income, and can provide forgiveness after 10 years. Hear Flash and Andrew's varying opinions on the issue. Should prospective students take debt into more consideration when choosing a school, or does the whole system need some adjustment? Flash...

Duration: 00:31:45

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