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Making sense out of your money Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly doesn’t like to use dirty words like "budget" and "frugal." Instead, she focuses on how to find financial peace by better allocating your paychecks and analyzing the impact of simple family decisions. Each episode approaches the topic of personal finance from both a cost-savings and revenue-generating perspective. Covered topics include: vacationing on a budget, accumulating retirement savings on a limited income, optimizing your 401k and insurance plans, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning a pet, maximizing value when de-cluttering and selling personal property. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line. Money Making Sense is a 2017 Podcast Awards Nominee.

Making sense out of your money Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly doesn’t like to use dirty words like "budget" and "frugal." Instead, she focuses on how to find financial peace by better allocating your paychecks and analyzing the impact of simple family decisions. Each episode approaches the topic of personal finance from both a cost-savings and revenue-generating perspective. Covered topics include: vacationing on a budget, accumulating retirement savings on a limited income, optimizing your 401k and insurance plans, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning a pet, maximizing value when de-cluttering and selling personal property. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line. Money Making Sense is a 2017 Podcast Awards Nominee.
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Salt Lake City, UT

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Making sense out of your money Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly doesn’t like to use dirty words like "budget" and "frugal." Instead, she focuses on how to find financial peace by better allocating your paychecks and analyzing the impact of simple family decisions. Each episode approaches the topic of personal finance from both a cost-savings and revenue-generating perspective. Covered topics include: vacationing on a budget, accumulating retirement savings on a limited income, optimizing your 401k and insurance plans, reducing household expenses, the financial impact of owning a pet, maximizing value when de-cluttering and selling personal property. Money Making Sense will give you practical ideas on how to improve your bottom line. Money Making Sense is a 2017 Podcast Awards Nominee.

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801-575-6397


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Tax Tip #5, Why it's Not Too Late to Invest in Your Retirement on the 2017 Tax Return

2/19/2018
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Is your retirement nest egg underfunded? It's not too late to contribute more money to your 401k or an IRA and write it off on your taxes for 2017. Certified Public Accountant MK Mortensen of Grant Thornton https://www.grantthornton.com/ explains. And he answers the question 'is there a limit as to how much you can contribute?' Go to http://www.uacpa.org to find the accountant whose right for you. Money Making Sense is part of KSL NewsRadio. You can follow the show on twitter...

Duration:00:13:14

Tax Tip #7, Your Tax Refund Could Be Delayed

2/16/2018
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The deadline for filing your taxes this year is April 17th. But that's not why your tax refund could be delayed. Certified Public Accountant Jodie Hewitson of Tanner LLC https://tannerco.com/ talks about a new law which requires the IRS to hold refunds. Also find out why the deadline moved from April 15 to the 17th on this episode of Money Making Sense. Go to http://www.uacpa.org to find the accountant whose right for you. Money Making Sense is part of KSL NewsRadio. You can follow the show...

Duration:00:08:31

Tax Tip #3, How Long Before the New Tax Law Will Affect Your Return?

2/14/2018
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A new tax law was enacted in December of 2017. How will it affect you in 2017? Is it better or worse for people who file as single or married? These are just a few of the questions Certified Public Accountant Brandon Allfrey of Squire and Company, PC https://www.squire.com/ answers in this episode of Money Making Sense. Discover what happens to the standard deduction and what that does to itemize on your tax return. Go to http://www.uacpa.org to find the accountant whose right for you. Money...

Duration:00:11:10

Tax Tip #2, How to Keep Your Social Security Number Safe

2/12/2018
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The hack of Equifax of last year exposed nearly every American to the potential of having their identity stolen. So, what does this mean for tax filers this year? Certified Public Accountant Robert Cole, Lead Managing Director at CBIZ https://www.cbiz.com talks to host Heather Kelly about what the IRS is doing to protect taxpayers. Find out when the best time to file your taxes is and what to do if you received an Identity Protection PIN number. Go to http://www.uacpa.org to find the...

Duration:00:08:24

Tax Tip #1, Why Using a CPA Will Save You Money

2/9/2018
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Many people go to a 'tax preparer' to get their taxes done. But, those big box stores may not have trained accountants with the knowledge to get all the credits and deductions you are due. Certified Public Accountant Becky Schreyer of Stayner Bates P.C. https://www.stayner.com/ explains why going to a professional will save you money. Even if you normally fill-out your taxes on your own, there may be some triggers in the new tax law could warrant having a CPA help with your taxes. Go to...

Duration:00:12:41

Are tax incentives for movie companies good or bad?

2/7/2018
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Host Heather Kelly is joined by Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild for Utah, Billy Holden. Billy discusses why communities should embrace the tax breaks which bring movie and television production companies to their state. Billy says local businesses can benefit when Hollywood shows up. Find out why on this episode of Money Making Sense.

Duration:00:13:03

You have 1,000,000,000,000 in credit card debt

1/31/2018
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For the first time in history, the United States will top One-Trillion dollars in credit card debt, alone. Analyst Jill Gonzalez of https://wallethub.com explains how rising interest rates and forgetting the lessons of 2008 have put us on the path of unsustainability. Find out what you can do to start reducing debt and not acquiring more in this episode of Money Making Sense. https://www.facebook.com/MoneyMakingSense/

Duration:00:19:01

Sundance: Virtual Reality Dinner Party (VIDEO)

1/24/2018
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Dinner Party, a virtual reality experience premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, is an experiment in how VR can be used to tell narrative stories. Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly interviews Telexist founders Erik Donley and Sam Gezari, two of the creative minds behind the project, which was developed at the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Lab. Set in 1961, Dinner Party tells the story of Betty and Barney Hill, an interracial couple who seek hypnosis to recover memories of...

Duration:00:10:17

"Akicita" details the #NoDAPL fight

1/21/2018
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Akicita: the Battle of Standing Rock is a documentary film premiering at the Sundance Film Festival. It documents the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, which culminated in a standoff pitting Native Americans and those who support them against the federal government of the United States. Director Cody Lucich and water protector Nataanii Means join Heather to talk about their work on this project, the first (and only) Indian narrative of the uprising that became known as...

Duration:00:12:02

Sundance: Pick of the Litter

1/21/2018
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Creating a service animal is an expensive endeavor, but it's also a heartwarming one, and a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival follows the journey of several guide dogs from whelping to placement in service. Heather Kelly talks with the filmmakers behind "Pick of the Litter," Dana Nachman and Don Hardy, as well as Janet Gearman and her guide dog, Poppet.

Duration:00:03:06

Sundance: Hal Ashby tribute premieres at festival

1/21/2018
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HAL is a documentary at the Sundance Film Festival that pays tribute to the late Hal Ashby, director of classic films including Harold and Maude, a quirky tale about a May - December romance between a young boy and a senior woman. Director Amy Scott explains why she chose the subject and what it was like to direct a film about one of her favorite icons.

Duration:00:08:49

Sundance film examines impact of climate change

1/21/2018
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The tiny island nation of Kiribati could soon become non-existent. It is shrinking because of rising ocean levels, a side-effect of climate change. The country's president is the subject of a Sundance Film Festival documentary, Anote's Ark, which looks at whether Kiribati's citizens are destined to become the world's first environmental refugees. Anote Tong and director Matthieu Rytz join Heather Kelly on Money Making Sense.

Duration:00:12:24

Sundance: interview with Carlos Morenos Jr.

1/21/2018
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Carlos Morenos Jr., a voice actor with roles in Disney and Pixar's smash hit, Coco, is at the Sundance Film Festival to promote his new Legacy app. After you die, the app shares videos you pre-record with the people you love so you don't miss out on their big events later on. Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly talks about the app and Morenos's next big projects.

Duration:00:10:57

Sundance: interview with David Kallaway

1/21/2018
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David Kallaway, known for his roles in Hidden Figures, The Magnificent Seven, Sunset Beach and more, stops by the Music Lodge at the Sundance Film Festival to chat with Money Making Sense host Heather Kelly.

Duration:00:08:50

Sundance: rising star Emily Robinson

1/21/2018
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19-year-old Emily Robinson, probably best known for her role as Rose on Amazon's Transparent, is at the Sundance Film Festival in two films: Eighth Grade and Private Lives. She's energetic, engaging and excited to chat about what's next for her with Money Making Sense's Heather Kelly.

Duration:00:11:43

Sundance: This Is Home

1/21/2018
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Host Heather Kelly talks with Alexandra Shiva, director of the Sundance documentary film "This Is Home," which follows Syrian refugees as they try to adjust to life in Baltimore, then cope with the realities of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The financial implications are also interesting, and in true Money Making Sense style, Heather takes a closer look at the finance end of things.

Duration:00:10:58

Will you be at the SAG Awards?

1/19/2018
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I'm joined by the local Vice President of the Screen Actors Guild for Utah, Billy Holden. He is a producer, actor, writer and director and talks about various projects filmed here in Utah. http://www.billyholden.com/ Mr. Holden is also in Utah for the Sundance Film Festival and to host a live stream viewing of the 2018 SAG Awards at local movies house Brewvies. Find out why host Heather Kelly intends to interrogate him. https://www.facebook.com/MoneyMakingSense/

Duration:00:11:00

This is your wallet on chemo, part 2

1/17/2018
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"Drug companies are spending time on things which make money, not that work." That's according to filmmaker Jeff Witzeman. He followed his wife with a camera through Stage 3 bladder cancer. She came through on the other side, cancer free (in 30-days) with all her organs, and none of the side-effects which chemotherapy and radiation would have inflicted on her body. http://cancercanbekilled.com/ The Federal Drug Administration doesn't investigate natural cures because there is nothing to...

Duration:00:16:17

This is your wallet on chemo Part 1

1/16/2018
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Cancer in America is a 100-Billion dollar a year industry. And the cost for chemotherapy drugs continues to rise. Filmmaker Jeff Witzeman takes us on a journey to discover a natural way to kill cancer, at a lower price and with none of the devastating side-effects of chemo and radiation. http://cancercanbekilled.com/ Jeff is a panelist at Sundance Film Festival 2018. His documentary can already be seen on-line through Amazon.

Duration:00:20:36

[VIDEO] Can a 10,000 year old potato stop world hunger? - Part III

1/10/2018
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A new found potato species is over 10,000 years old. Archaeologist Lisbeth Lauderback of the Natural History Museum found this indigenous tiny tuber in the Four Corners area of Utah and it might be the answer to feeding the world. Find out how Lisbeth and botanist Bruce Pavlik of Red Butte Gardens cultivated this ancient potato which, while very small, is highly nutritious. Packing twice the protein, zinc and manganese, and three times the calcium and iron as other more well known...

Duration:00:12:04

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