Mountain Money

Mondays, 9-10 AM

Mountain Money Hosts

KPCW's Mountain Money covers the unique challenges of working in a mountain town by providing small business news, real estate, estate planning, and personal finance information.  The show also features new businesses in town, while also checking in with local favorites. 

The program is produced by Alison Kuhlow, who also co-hosts along with financial expert Doug Wells and lawyer Roger Goldman. 



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To inquire about appearing on the show, or for information on a past interview, contact Alison Kuhlow at alison@kpcw.org. 

Ways to Connect

Alpen + Hyde

Aug 2, 2021

Expect to escape from all the virtues and vices Park City at Alpen + Hyde Massage.  Located on Main Street in the Treasure Mountain Inn, Park City’s newest spa encourages residents and visitors alike with Ashleigh Brilliant’s quote “Sometimes the most urgent and vital thing you can do is rest.”  

 

Jet Fuel Shortages

Aug 2, 2021

Last Tuesday the airline industry asked federal regulators for help to increase jet fuel supplies at the Reno-Taho International Airport.  This was a day after American Airlines announced it might have to add stops to certain flights because of fuel delivery delays. 

 

The Day Tomorrow Said No

Aug 2, 2021

Conversations about the future of work tend to focus on banalities — self-driving, robotized memes — deliberately ignoring the fact that too many people are being left behind.  Future of Work thought leader Bill Jensen changes the conversation in his latest book, THE DAY TOMORROW SAID NO:  The Discovery That Forever Changed The Future And How We Work

Bill Jensen is founder of The Jensen Group and a leading speaker and consultant around the Future of Work. 

  

Aviation Industry – Pilot Shortage

Jul 26, 2021

This month, consumer spending on airlines briefly exceeded 2019 levels on a weekly basis for the first time since the pandemic began.  While this is good news, the airline industry is facing a larger problem as it begins to recover from the impacts of the pandemic.  The aviation industry is facing a pilot shortage. 

 

The Entrepreneur’s Paradox

Jul 26, 2021

If you Google “number of small businesses that fail” your results will be all over the map. Some articles say 75%, other blog posts say 80%, some sites even gloat that 90% of startup businesses fail within the first year. Whatever the true statistic is for startup business failure, it’s a numbing figure that isn’t a real confidence booster for the startup entrepreneur. 

 

Update on Current Financial Markets

Jul 26, 2021

After a major plunge last Monday, the stock market saw positive sessions for the remainder of the week.  Jason Ware, with Albion Financial, joins us this morning to walk us through what triggered the changes seen last week. 

  

YOTELPAD Park City

Jul 20, 2021

YOTELPAD is a new hotel development that is located just below the Grand Summit at Canyons Village.  YOTELPAD is a concept that brings together modern design, efficient interior space planning, technology, extensive amenities and affordability at the base of the mountain. YOTELPAD Park City opened last wint

Take More Vacations

Jul 20, 2021

The founder of Scott’s Cheap Flights and author of Take More Vacations: How to Search Better, Book Cheaper and Travel the World joins Mountain Money to explain why we’re searching for airfare all wrong.  Scott will share the strategies that have saved his two million newsletter subscribers a collective $500 million on airfare, and presents a bold new approach for how to see the world while n

Tax Evasion and Upcoming IRS Efforts

Jul 20, 2021

Scott Michel and Mark Matthews with Caplin & Drysdale Attorneys discuss the types of legal tax strategies long used by the wealthy that are likely to come under new scrutiny if President Biden’s tax plan moves forward.   

  

Child Tax Credit

Jul 13, 2021

The child tax credit has long offered American families a needed tax break, but it’s never looked quite like this. Beginning July 15, American families will receive bank deposits or checks of up to $300 per child each month. While most families won’t need to take any action to get their payments, some will. Plus, to avoid being caught unawares next April, parents should recognize that these advance payments will affect the amount of credit available come tax time. 

Love People Use Things

Jul 12, 2021

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus, known as The Minimalists, join Mountain Money to talk about their new book Love People Use Things - because the opposite never works.  The book allows readers to reevaluate and heal the seven essential relationships in our lives: stuff, truth, self, money, values, creativity, and people.   

  

  Author and Kellogg School of Management Professor Victoria Medvec shares unique and proprietary negotiation strategies as she talks about her new book NEGOTIATE WITHOUT FEAR: Strategies and Tools to Maximize Your Outcomes.  

Effective Online Learning for Employees

Jun 28, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing how Americans work and learn-including companies that rely on outside trainings to improve their workforce’s capabilities. With live, instructor-led training no longer an option for companies, whatever online training replaces must be engaging and effecting.  

Lauren Etter tells the fascinating story of the rise and fall of Juul and how it became tied to the big tobacco its founders ostensibly hated in her new book “The Devil’s Playbook:  Big Tobacco, Juul and the Addiction of a New Generation.”  Mountain Money is lucky to have Ms. Etter with us this morning.   

  

Over time, evidence has grown showing that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people face significant economic disparities compared with cisgender heterosexual people. Joining Mountain Money to help us understand this issue more is Bianca D.M. Wilson, Ph.D., the Rabbi Zacky Senior Scholar of Public Policy at the Williams Institute at UCLA.  

  

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