money http://kcur.org en Wining And Dining, For Charity http://kcur.org/post/wining-and-dining-charity <p></p><p>How much would you pay for a charity wine tasting? $50? What about $50,000? Depending on the event, it can be a pricey prospect.</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 55410 at http://kcur.org Wining And Dining, For Charity Cash Money Crew: Managing And Investing A Financial Windfall http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-managing-and-investing-financial-windfall <p>Many of us fantasize about receiving a large sum of money unexpectedly. This is the very fantasy that sends people to the grocery store for lottery tickets.</p><p>But it's not <em>just</em> a fantasy. Situations do arise when people who are not necessarily experienced in dealing with money find themselves on the receiving end of a financial windfall.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:05:12 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 54504 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Managing And Investing A Financial Windfall Parents, Teens & Money http://kcur.org/post/parents-teens-money <p>Every parent these days hears it from their children: “I want a new smartphone” or “We have to get a new tablet—I’ll just die without one.” But how do you teach kids to value how expensive it is to keep up with the Joneses?</p><p>On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, psychologist Wes Crenshaw joins us to talk about teen entitlement and how you can help your kids learn the value of money. We discuss how to explain the difference between needs and wants and how to get your teen thinking on the same page as you when it comes to the next upgrade.</p> Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 54387 at http://kcur.org Parents, Teens & Money The Minimum Wage Debate And The Legacy Of E. Grey Dimond http://kcur.org/post/minimum-wage-debate-and-legacy-e-grey-dimond <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Working two jobs, for a total of 60 hours a week, at federal minimum wage, you would bring home roughly $22,600 a year. That’s almost one thousand dollars under the federal poverty level for a family of four.</span></p><p>On today's Central Standard, Brian Ellison talks with two economists who have differing views on minimum wage. How much does raising minimum wage hurt businesses, but how much could it improve the lives of those working at minimum wage?</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:37:42 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 46400 at http://kcur.org The Minimum Wage Debate And The Legacy Of E. Grey Dimond Holiday Budgeting http://kcur.org/post/holiday-budgeting <p>You don't have to be a Scrooge this Christmas to keep away those post-holiday credit card blues.</p><p></p><p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 20:38:16 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton, Bill Anderson & Jeffrey Harvey 28776 at http://kcur.org Holiday Budgeting What America Owes In Student Loans http://kcur.org/post/what-america-owes-student-loans <em>See our earlier entries in this series: <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/03/14/148460268/what-america-sells-to-the-world" target="_blank">What America Sells To The World</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/03/20/149015363/what-america-does-for-work" target="_blank">What America Does For Work</a>,<em> <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/04/05/149997097/what-americans-buy">What America Buys</a> and <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2012/04/13/150441259/what-america-pays-in-taxes">What America Pays in Taxes</a></em></em><p>Americans now owe more on stu Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:28:00 +0000 editor 16420 at http://kcur.org What America Owes In Student Loans What Do You Owe In Taxes? Depends Who's Counting http://kcur.org/post/what-do-you-owe-taxes-depends-whos-counting In 2012, the federal tax return deadline is Tuesday, April 17 — so if you haven't already filed your income tax return, you have about one week left to shop around for different options to finish your taxes, or request an extension.<p>If you're wondering if you're better off filing your federal and state income tax returns through an online tax preparation service, a standard CPA (certified public accountant), or a more elaborate tax specialty firm, you may want to read an article over at Bloomberg Businessweek called "<a href="http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-04-05/adventures-in-tax- Mon, 09 Apr 2012 07:36:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 15661 at http://kcur.org What Do You Owe In Taxes? Depends Who's Counting