Mountain Money

Mondays, 9-10 AM

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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. 

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Mountain Money - May 12, 2014

May 12, 2014

The line up of guests starts with author and Emmy award-winning correspondent Bill McGowan. Bill talks about his new book "Pitch Perfect", where he explains how to get the right message across. Next in the studio is Mark J. Fischer who discusses plans to revamp High Star Ranch. Finally, The Regional Administrator for the Small Business Association, Matt Varilek. The SBA is gearing up for the National Business Week, May 12 - 16.

Mountain Money - May 5, 2014

May 5, 2014

The hour starts out with author Adam Braun, "The Promise of a Pencil: How An Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change". Adam started an organization "Pencils of Promise" with $25 that has since built more than 200 schools around the world. Then, in the studio, Kelly Miller, Manager of Assemble Park City, offering 30 private offices. Finally, Nanette Bush, Home Finance Lender at Zions Bank. April is the busiest month for online home searches in Utah. She tells what mortgage hunters need to know for the spring home buying season.

Mountain Money - April 28, 2014

Apr 29, 2014

Larry and Doug have an in depth conversation with  Dick Cross, author of "60-Minute CEO:Mastering Leadership an Hour at a Time". In the second half, Jess Reid, of Jess Reid Real Estate, celebrating 30 years of business in Park City. Also,  Davidene Zimmerman, owner of Davidene Quilt Shop, who offers fabric, products and help to complete your quilt project.

Mountain Money - April 21, 2014

Apr 21, 2014

Larry and Doug have Dave Fiscus in the studio. Dave is the Director, US Commercial Services Utah Offices along with Mark Garfield, SVP, International Banking at Zion Bank. Tim Wheelright is the next guest. He is a member of AmericansForReform. A new report shows the number of Hispanic Entrepreneurs in America has grown exponentially over the past 2 decades. Finally, Chris Bender, owner of Paul Wyatt Designs, building unique and elaborate wine cellars.

Mountain Money - April 14, 2014

Apr 14, 2014

Larry introduces Alex Butwinski as today's guest host. They first talk to Adam Grant, author of "Give and Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success". He regularly advises companies about how to get the most out of their employees and how to help their employees get the most out of their job. Then, Joel Clark, President and Cameron Smith, Vice President of Kodiak Cakes, a 100% whole grain and water only flapjack and waffle mix. They now have a line of innovative microwaveable, single-serve muffins called "Minute Muffins".

Doug Wells welcomes guest host John Wells today, to talk to Yukari Iwatani Kane, author of "Haunted Empire: Apple After Steve Jobs". Mark Baker is a Health Savings Account Specialist for United HealthONE. He goes over the advantages of an HSA. Finally, Eric May, who has recently been appointed as the General Manager of the Blue Boar Inn, in Midway.

Mountain Money - March 31, 2014

Mar 31, 2014

Doug and Larry open this show with Suzanne Mettler, author of "Degrees of Inequality: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream". Since 1980, young adults from low to middle income families are not much more likely to graduate college than four decades ago. In the second half, representatives from the IRS, including Bill Brunson, IRS Media Relations, Tamara Angeloff, IRS Taxpayer Advocate and Virginia Keys, IRS Compliance Officer.

Mountain Money - March 24, 2014

Mar 24, 2014

This week, hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells start their show off by exploring the Banking on Women program from GE Capital with Kathy Ricci, executive director of the Utah Microenterprise Loan Fund. Then Mountain Money showcases a local businesswoman: Judi Durboraw the local marketing director for Freebirds World Burrito, which just opened in Kimball Junction. The show finishes with Donna Milakovic, Vice President at the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Jennifer Lynn Stone, founder of Fandancy and student in the Young Entrepreneur Academy. They'll talk about the YEA!

Mountain Money - March 17, 2014

Mar 17, 2014

On this week's edition of Mountain Money, host Larry Warren and guest host John Wells start the show by talking about the Top 10 picks of 2013 with Jeff Barlett, deputy cars editor of Consumer Reports. After talking cars, the hosts talk with Shawn Miele, CEO of Advice Media, a local online publishing and marketing company. Finally, the owners of Lit Salon - Jessie Lanning and Hailey Alysse - come in to talk about their boutique business.

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Mountain Money - March 10, 2014

Mar 10, 2014

Larry and Doug start out with Simon Sinek, author of "Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't".  Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort for the good of those in their care. Clint Probst is next in the studio. He is the Funeral Director and owner of Probst Family Funerals, now in Midway. To wrap up  the hour, Mike Mazzone, Principal Broker/Owner of Park City Realty Group talks about this boutique style, independent real estate brokerage firm.

Mountain Money - March 3, 2014

Mar 3, 2014

Larry and Doug first talk to Jonathan Johnson, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Overstock.com., among the top five most visited mass merchandiser websites. David Wintzer and Todd Francis, founders of WEDO, offering gluten alternative "banana flour". WEDO has just days to raise $30,000 on Kickstarter, an online funding platform. Finally, Hilary Rieter, founder of the 7K Society, bringing together career-oriented Parkites for casual social and professional networking.

Mountain Money - February 24, 2014

Feb 24, 2014

Larry Warren and Doug Wells open with a conversation with Winthrop Smith Jr., author of "Catching Lightening in A Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World". Then, in the studio is Matt Greene, Manager of Rock & Reilly's, themed as a prohibition-era speakeasy, located on Main Street. The Wasatch Tea Company is now open in Snow Creek. Guest, Marci Gorsch has completed several levels of tea training and is in to talk about their high quality loose-leaf organic teas.

Mountain Money - February 17, 2014

Feb 17, 2014

Larry Warren welcomes guest host Beth Fratkin who start the hour with a conversation with Former Governor of Utah, Mike Leavitt, author of "Finding Allies, Building Alliances: 8 Elements That Bring - and Keep - People Together". In the second half of the show, Joe Dobrow, author of "Natural Prophets: From Health Foods to Whole Foods - How the Pioneers of the Industry Changed the Way We Eat and Reshaped American Business".

Mountain Money - February 3, 2014

Feb 3, 2014

Mountain Money hosts Larry Warren and Doug Wells welcome Denise Brosseau on their show to talk about leadership and her book Ready To Be A Thought Leader? They then continue with a local thought leader and filmmaker Patrick Lovell, who recently finished his film Forward 13: Waking up the American Dream, adding his personal perspective on the mortgage crisis. Finally, Plans to redevelop the Bonanza Park district in Park City are on track with the unveiling of The Boneyard Saloon and co-owner Jesse Shetler is in to give us an inside look at the new bar.

Mountain Money - January 28, 2014

Jan 28, 2014

Larry and Doug talk to producer, Dan Cogan, from Impact Partners. Their goal is to bring together film makers and film investors. Then, Women In Film President, Cathy Schulman.  Women In Film's purpose is to empower, promote and mentor women in film. Finally, Jill Orschel, award winning film maker and Sundance Alumnus, who now lives in Park City.

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