Money Talks focuses on personal finance as it applies to Mississippians. In any given week, we’ll talk about anything from preparing your taxes to saving for college or investing in the stock market. Chris Burford, financial education specialist for Consumer Credit Counseling and Nancy Lottridge-Anderson, Assistant Professor of Finance at Mississippi College, President of New Perspectives, Inc. and author of Tough Talk for Tough Times, join Kevin Farrell in the studio to answer your personal finance questions about family budgeting, retirement savings, Social Security, investments, debt management and more. Email the show at anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org. Money Talks airs Tuesday mornings at 9 on MPB Think Radio.
On Money Talks we’re discussing 21st century wedding trends and the bills they generate. It's not just you, weddings are more expensive, extravagant. What are some expenses that didn’t exist for weddings 20 years ago? What are some ways to have your cake and eat it to, but less expensively?Read More
Creating a budget and sticking to it can help you save and reach your short- and long-term financial goals. What do you need know to budget? What are the differences between fixed and flexible expenses? How do I start to make a budget? What if you blow your budget the first month?Read More
Relationships & money. It’s direly important to the success of a long-term relationship, but something people rarely discuss with others. Should you keep your money separate? Share everything in a joint account? Divide the money (and debt) in to mine, yours, and ours? Also, when and how do you approach the topic with your significant other?Read More
One of the biggest adjustments in anyone’s life is when they’re fresh in to the world of adulthood. Among those challenges for new adults is managing their finances; especially when leaving for college away from home. When do you start preparing your children for financial independence?Read More
This morning we’ll discuss some of the “do’s and dont’s” of home buying. What myths have you always heard about buying a home? We’ll discuss dangers that first-time buyers should look to avoid. And, are you always getting a bargain when wading into the foreclosure market?Read More