cash money crew http://kcur.org en To Buy Or To Rent? http://kcur.org/post/buy-or-rent <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>With the foliage at its finest, "For Sale" signs are popping up in front of houses all over town. Home ownership is a staple of the American Dream but in reality renting may make more sense.</p><p>On Monday's&nbsp;<a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, the Cash Money Crew explores the age old question of whether to rent or buy.</p><p><strong>Guests:&nbsp;</strong></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:50:30 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 57401 at http://kcur.org To Buy Or To Rent? Cash Money Crew: Paying for College http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-paying-college <p>Graduating seniors of 2014 will, on average, be <a href="http://blogs.wsj.com/numbersguy/congatulations-to-class-of-2014-the-most-indebted-ever-1368/">the most indebted graduating class ever</a>. This debt carries with it real consequences. For the first time having a college education makes someone&nbsp;less likely to have a home mortgage&nbsp;by age 30. Mon, 19 May 2014 22:41:05 +0000 Gina Kaufmann & Matthew Long-Middleton 55998 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Paying for College 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 When Cupid Strikes Again: Financial Planning For A Second Marriage http://kcur.org/post/when-cupid-strikes-again-financial-planning-second-marriage <p>According to the <a href="http://www.smartstepfamilies.com/view/statistics">U.S. Bureau of the Census</a>, about 75 percent of those who divorce will eventually remarry. So how do you prepare financially for a second or even third marriage?</p><p>On today's <em>Central Standard, </em>the Cash Money Crew will help navigate those difficult but necessary conversations two people need to have before they get married, again.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:01:00 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 52754 at http://kcur.org How To Prepare For Tax Season And Retirement http://kcur.org/post/how-prepare-tax-season-and-retirement <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Tax season is upon us, so it's time to rummage through those shoe boxes of old receipts, dig up W-2 forms and file your 2013 return. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Cash Money Crew is here to guide you through the process, including changes to be aware of and tips for a smoother tax return season in 2014. Later, we discuss the changing realities of retirement and how to prepare for it.</span></p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 22:00:42 +0000 Susan B. Wilson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 51421 at http://kcur.org How To Prepare For Tax Season And Retirement Cash Money Crew: Identity Theft And Managing Your Credit Score http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-identity-theft-and-managing-your-credit-score <p>Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. The Cash Money Crew is here to discuss what you should do in case your identity is stolen. Also, the Crew will cover how to manage your credit whether it's good, bad or even nonexistent.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guests:&nbsp;</strong></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:12:37 +0000 Susan B. Wilson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Kate Baxendale 50325 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Budgeting For 2014 http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-budgeting-2014 <p>Whether or not you make a resolution for 2014, you've got to plan out your financial and estate matters for the upcoming year.</p><p>On Monday's Central Standard, Bill Anderson talks with the Cash Money Crew about how to set a realistic financial goal, one suited to you income and your needs. They also dive into the exciting and important world of year-end tax planning.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 19:47:50 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 48546 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Launching A Small Business http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-launching-small-business <p>Have you considered taking that passion or that one great idea and turning it into a living? Starting a small business is one of the riskiest things you can do. &nbsp;Over 627,000 new small businesses were created last year, but only about half of those make it past the 5-year mark. So, why do people continue to take the plunge</p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 22:19:19 +0000 Bill Anderson, Matthew Long-Middleton & Ross Stinemetz 42366 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Launching A Small Business Cash Money Crew: Interest Rates And How They Affect You http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-interest-rates-and-how-they-affect-you <p>When people say interest rates are at historic lows what does that even mean and more importantly what are the implications for our daily lives and in the long term?&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Cash Money Crew with&nbsp;</span><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Alex </span>Petrovic</strong>, of&nbsp;Petrovic<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> services; <strong>David Jackson</strong>, from Waddell &amp; Reed; and <strong>​Lucas Bucl</strong> of KHC Wealth Managment, help us make sense of these questions and address how you can save when traditional instruments of savings are i Tue, 23 Jul 2013 23:16:52 +0000 Bill Anderson & Matthew Long-Middleton 40729 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Interest Rates And How They Affect You The Cash Money Crew On How To Handle Kids Moving Back Home http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-how-handle-kids-moving-back-home <p>The recession and recovery have been hard on many.&nbsp; But, among those most effected are those between 20-24, with an unemployment rate of 13.1 percent- <a href="http://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/cpseea10.htm">&nbsp;almost twice the national average</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>With these challenges to financial independence many young adults are returning to their parents for financial and housing assistance.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 17 May 2013 12:51:17 +0000 Bill Anderson & Matthew Long-Middleton 36904 at http://kcur.org The Cash Money Crew On How To Handle Kids Moving Back Home Cash Money Crew: Tax Preparation http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-tax-preparation <p>Taxes are due in one week and that may have most of your attention, but now is also the perfect opportunity to begin planning your tax preparation and behavior for next year.&nbsp; Our Cash Money Crew with <strong>Alex Petrovic</strong>,<strong> </strong>of <a href="http://www.petrovicfs.com/">Petrovic Financial Services</a>; <strong>Sandi Weaver, </strong>of <a href="http://www.financial-security-adv.com/">Financial Security Advisors</a> and <strong>Julie Welch</strong>, of <a href="http://www.mwbpc.com/">Meara, Welch Browne</a>; help you navigate the complicated and ever changing world of Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:42:23 +0000 Bill Anderson & Matthew Long-Middleton 34757 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew: Tax Preparation Cash Money Crew - Estate Planning http://kcur.org/post/cash-money-crew-estate-planning <p></p><div>So are you planning to die? Are you ready for when you end up in the great beyond? &nbsp;More to the point, what about your assets that don’t make the trip with you?</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Today on Central Standard, we’re talking about the not exactly uplifting, but nevertheless important topic of estate planning. Our <strong>Cash Money Crew</strong> is here and … you may not believe this ... but it’s not such a downer, really! &nbsp;Financial planners will tell you that some good decisions now, now while you’re in the prime of life, can have an impact down the road: You can feel secure, live more comfortably now and through your retirement, and have an impact beyond your earthly years.<br><p></p></div><div> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Brian Ellison & Matthew Long-Middleton 33749 at http://kcur.org Cash Money Crew - Estate Planning Financial Behavior http://kcur.org/post/financial-behavior-0 <p>Paying bills, making purchases and balancing a checkbook all seem like straight forward actions with money. But a person's behavior toward money and wealth and how they integrate it into their lives is a psychological and sociological issue as well.</p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 18:05:04 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 32201 at http://kcur.org Financial Behavior 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 Financial Planning For Non-Traditional Couples http://kcur.org/post/financial-planning-non-traditional-couples <p>When you are part of a <strong>non-traditional couple, understanding your financial options is crucial</strong>.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 18:48:19 +0000 Jabulani Leffall, Laurie Arbore & Danie Alexander 27381 at http://kcur.org Financial Planning For Non-Traditional Couples Financial Advice: 10 Commandments of Financial Planning http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-10-commandments-financial-planning <p>Our<strong> CASH MONEY CLIQUE</strong> is back for this Monday’s <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank"><em>Central Standard</em></a>. They're going to offer 10 (simple) guidelines that might help straighten out your personal finances.</p><p>Joining us will be members of the<a href="http://www.fpakc.org/home_blank_1.aspx?spid=110450&amp;ptype=HOME" target="_blank">&nbsp;<strong>Financial Planning Association of Greater KC</strong></a>, including <a href="http://www.steppandrothwell.com/workstaffke.htm" target="_blank"><strong>Ken Eaton</strong></a> of Stepp &amp; Rothwell, <a href="http://makinglifecount.com/pages/index.htm" target="_blank"><strong>Lucas Bucl</strong></a> of KHC Wealth Management and<a href="http://www.financial-security-adv.com/index.php/about-us/our-owner.html" target="_blank"> <strong>Sandi Weaver</strong></a> of Financial Security Advisors.</p><p> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 04:57:12 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 25598 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: 10 Commandments of Financial Planning Financial Advice: Senior Scams http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-senior-scams <p><strong>Please excuse the technical difficulties during this program.</strong></p><p>Americans 65 and older are a top target for scammers. Right now, Kansas City investigators are <a href="http://www.kansascity.com/2012/09/07/3803114/scammers-focus-on-elderly-victims.html" target="_blank">reportedly looking into a $350,000 sting, and the number of reports are going up</a>.</p><p>On this Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, our <strong>CASH MONEY CLIQUE </strong>is back to talk about protecting seniors from becoming victims of money scams. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 24159 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Senior Scams Financial Advice: Thirty Days Until Retirement http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-thirty-days-until-retirement <p>It’s estimated that half of America's middle-class workers will be poor or near poor come retirement. Many will find themselves living a $5 a day food budget.</p><p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:27:15 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 23006 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Thirty Days Until Retirement Financial Advice: Kids And Money http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-kids-and-money <p>There comes a time when every parents needs to sit their kid down for <em>the talk. </em>Because your kids have questions like -- &quot;How much money do you make?&quot; &quot;Is this a recession?&quot; &quot;Are we poor?&quot; On this Monday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>a look at how best to teach your kids about money and saving.</p><p> Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:14:09 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 21094 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Kids And Money Financial Advice: Marriage http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-marriage <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>First comes love, then comes marriage &ndash; but when comes that first conversation about your finances? In this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, professional Financial Advisors stop by with advice for advice for newlyweds hoping to create a solid financial foundation to their marriage, and then, what to do if things don&#39;t go as planned.</p><p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:12:40 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 19946 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Marriage Financial Advice: Graduates http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-graduates <p>This Monday on<strong> <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a></strong>, we ask recent grads to put down their diplomas and take a look at their bank statements. We&#39;ll be joined by our Cash Money Clique of Financial Advisors with tips for recent grads who may know enough to be Doctors and Biology Teachers, but need a quick course in paying off those loans.</p><p> Mon, 21 May 2012 01:09:46 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 18009 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Graduates Financial Advice vs. Infotainment http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-vs-infotainment <p>Staying more frugal than foolish is increasingly complicated. Sources for financial advice no longer come from a few trusted sources, and in the realm of the 24-hour news cycle, there are more and more venues for amateur advice. On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/central-standard"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, our <strong>CA$H MONEY CLIQUE</strong>&nbsp;discusses where to turn.</p><p> Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:07:58 +0000 Charlie Upchurch, Jabulani Leffall & Tomeka Weatherspoon 16636 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice vs. Infotainment Financial Advice: Investing In The New Normal http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-investing-new-normal <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, we discuss investing strategies.</p><p> Mon, 19 Mar 2012 17:59:25 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 14349 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Investing In The New Normal Planning For Retirement In The New Normal http://kcur.org/post/planning-retirement-new-normal <p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, we discuss retirement planning strategies for the new normal.</p><p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 13240 at http://kcur.org Planning For Retirement In The New Normal Financial Advice: Post-Holiday Financial Blues http://kcur.org/post/financial-advice-post-holiday-financial-blues <p>After all the presents are exchanged in December, there&rsquo;s always one more in the mail waiting for you in January -- your credit card bill. On Monday&rsquo;s <em><a href="http://www.kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong>Central Standard</strong></a>, </em>hear some strategies that work for managing your holiday debt.</p> Mon, 23 Jan 2012 19:59:14 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 11189 at http://kcur.org Financial Advice: Post-Holiday Financial Blues