Mountain Money

Mondays, 9-10 AM

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.

KPCW General Manager Renai Bodley Miller hosts the program along with financial expert Doug Wells and lawyer Roger Goldman. The program is produced by Robert Hendricks.

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On this episode of Mountain Money - on our special Martin Luther King Program -Roger visits with Professor Darrick Hamilton from Ohio State.  He is the Executive Director of the Kirwin institute for the study of race and ethnicity.

 Janica Horner, owner and LeAnne Brandenburg Senior Event Manager visit with Roger and Alison about the  River Bottoms Ranch which  is a wedding event space located in Midway, just 20 minutes outside of Park City,

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Utah Properties adds Red Ledges Community to their list of represented developments 

First guest on the program is Micah Solomon – author –“ Ignore Your Customers and They Will Go Away” In the book, Solomon provides a practical step-by-step guide to crafting a customer service culture and customer experience that drives brand loyalty and increases the bottom line.

Global  Grill is a new restaurant in Heber City.  Owner Rick Marino explains the concept and talks about the unusual menu.

Lucky Ones is expanding.  Katie Holyfield tells of a new location and a Coffee Camper.

 Park City entrepreneur Kevin Williams visits with Doug and Roger about his experiences with Amazon, eCommerce issues, Counterfeiting, China, and his appearance on Shark Tank.

This morning on the program Roger and Doug visit with Richard Snow Author of  Disney’s Land  -- Walt Disney and the Invention of the Amusement Park That Changed the World. Those who knew Walt Disney often described him as an uncomplicated man of conventional 20th-century sensibilities: a lover of model trains, farm animals, lunch-wagon food, hard work, evening belts of scotch and endless Chesterfield cigarettes.

The first guest on the program is Amity Shales, author of Great Society – A New History.  In Great Society, Amity Shlaes shows that in fact there was scant difference between two presidents we consider opposites: Johnson and Nixon. Just as technocratic military planning by “the Best and the Brightest” made failure in Vietnam inevitable, so planning by a team of the domestic best and brightest guaranteed fiasco at home. At once history and biography, Great Society sketches moving portraits of the characters in this transformative period, from U.S.

The second  guest on the program is Margaret O’Mara,  author of “The Code” Silicon Valley And The Remaking Of America.  O'Mara has produced the definitive history of Silicon Valley for our time, the story of mavericks and visionaries, but also of powerful institutions creating the framework for innovation, from the Pentagon to Stanford University.

Katherine Eban is the  author of  “Bottle of Lies." From an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-threatening dangers on a global scale-- The Jungle for pharmaceuticals Many have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important public-health developments of the twenty-first century. Today, almost 90 percent of our pharmaceutical market is comprised of generics, the majority of which are manufactured overseas.

Renai has an update on the Vail earnings report that was released recently.

Jon Allen owner of J. W. Allen and Sons Toys visits with Renai and Alison about his toy store that was established in 2004 at 1675 Redstone Center Drive.

Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Assistant Professor of African American Studies at Princeton, is the author of Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership The book uncovers how exploitative real estate practices continued well after housing discrimination was banned.

 

Roger and Allison visit with Erik C. Owen who is a licensed massage therapist. With more than two decades of experience, Erik focuses on general well-being and stimulates the natural healing powers each body possesses in order to fight off chronic pain and dysfunction to bring the body back into balance. Erik’s phone number is 317-748-5538. 

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