Mountain Money

Woodward Park City's First Fridays

Jun 7, 2021

On July 2, Woodward Park City introduces First Fridays. The monthly event takes place on the first Friday of July, August and September, features music from Mountain Town Music, and participation from local food and beverage partners, local business and vendors and much more. First Fridays are open and free to the public, vendors and local business.   


President Joe Biden is expected to raise long-term capital-gains tax for the wealthiest Americans to 43.4%. Blake Christian, partner at the accounting firm Holthouse Carlin & Van Tright joined Mountain Money this morning to talk about the potential of a tax increase and steps business owners and all of us can take this year in case the increase happens.


Make It, Don't Fake It

Jun 7, 2021

At what point do the actions associated with “faking it to make it” result in lies, and to what extent do those lies ultimately hurt our chances of “making it?”  

  On Thursday May 6, the Bloomberg market wrap up noted that the Dow closed at a record high and that economists were predicting one-million new jobs for Friday’s new job report.  They missed.  By a lot.  

  There appears to be a disconnect between the latest jobs report and discussion on current government benefits.  Over the next two weeks we will be diving into this topic by chatting with two experts with very different perspectives.  This week we welcome back Professor Marshall Steinbaum of the University of Utah. 


Corporate Political Activity

May 17, 2021

The interaction between corporations and governments is certainly not new. Historically it appears that corporate political activity tended to align closely with specific economic interests tied to the corporation’s business activity.  That certainly seems to be changing. 

Vacation Rental Trends in Park City

May 11, 2021

  Over the past year new trends developed in the Park City vacation rental market. People are visiting Park City not just to vacation but as a place to work from home. 


Utah Q1 Mergers and Aquisitions

May 11, 2021

Craig Primo is a Managing Director at Keystone Capital Markets.  He has over 20 years of experience advising business owners in merger, acquisition and capital raise transactions.

Understanding America’s health crisis requires a focus not only on its health institutions but on the underlying economic conditions affecting health and access to medical care in this country. Author Brian Alexander surgically examines these issues by focusing on a single hospital in Ohio in his new book The Hospital: Life, Death and Dying in a Small American Town.  

Dr. Timothy Dukes and Michael Landers, join Mountain Money to reveal how the art of presence can enhance your creativity, productivity, and engagement—ensuring that you enter any situation with confidence and a newfound awareness.  The authors provide a guide in their new book Present Company: Cultivating Cultures of High Performance in Teams and Organizations 

Author Ioan Grillo joins Mountain Money to discuss his new book Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels.  The book shares startling connections between guns and the global drug trade, revealing them to be key accessories in our epidemics of addiction.

Mountain Money - April 26, 2021

Apr 26, 2021

(1:05) Senior reporter for ProPublica Alec MacGillis joins Mountain Money to talk about his new book focusing on how our lives are intertwined with a single corporation and its role in America’s regional inequality: Fulfillment: Winning and Losing in One-Click America.

Mountain Money - April 19, 2021

Apr 19, 2021

This morning, (1:11) Author Bonnie Marcus joined Mountain Money to talk about her new book that looks at this issue Not Done Yet! How Women Over 50 Regain Their Confidence and Claim Workplace Power. Marcus will discuss how to find your power, own your path, and tap into the deep experience that only age can bring.

Mountain Money - April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021

This morning, certified financial planner and author (1:55) Cindy Couyoumjian joined Mountain Money us to talk about her new book Redefining Financial Literacy: Unlocking the Hidden Forces of Your Financial Future.  The book provides a unique macro perspective of what she calls ''the hidden forces behind your money.''

Mountain Money - April 5, 2021

Apr 5, 2021

This morning, cofounders of the Remote Leadership Institute, (1:44) Kevin Eikenberry and Wayne Turmel, joined Mountain Money to talk about the book The Long Distance Teammate: Stay Engaged and Connected While Working Anywhere. The book provides a roadmap for individuals, allowing them to take ownership of their own engagement to their work and relieving the stress and frustrations that can come from remote working arrangements.