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Raquel Smith, Financial Aid Advisor for UNLV (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall. Kate Marshall was first elected State Treasurer in 2006 and
re-elected to second term in 2010. She originally ran on a platform she called the “Marshall Plan,” which included seven main points she would emphasize during her tenure. The basic tenets were simple: Improve and implement programs that save taxpayer dollars; reduce spending by becoming more efficient; and identify innovative methods for increasing economic development in our state. By the conclusion of her first term, six of these covenants had been met, with the seventh being achieved with the creation of the state’s first private equity investment fund during the 2011 Legislative Session.
A crowning achievement of her term as State Treasurer is the successful sponsorship and passage of Senate Bill 75 during the 2011 Legislative Session, which created the Nevada Capital Investment Corporation and the Silver State Opportunity Fund. The goal of the $50 million Silver State Opportunity Fund is to capitalize on investment opportunities in Nevada in order to increase funding for Nevada’s K-12 schools, while at the same time spurring economic development and job growth. A minimum of 70% of investments must be made in businesses located in Nevada, looking to expand in Nevada, or in businesses wishing to relocate in Nevada. Earnings from the fund go to Nevada’s K-12 schools. To date, commitments have been made to three private equity funds, which have located offices in Nevada.
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Raquel Smith, Financial Aid Advisor for UNLV (University of Nevada Las Vegas)
Raquel will discuss things you need to know about getting financial aid at a large university.
Leisa Peterson, MBA, CFP® is the founder of WealthClinic, a global community that helps people improve their relationship with money through online interactive workshops and retreats.
Leisa’s a pioneer in the field of financial mindfulness. If you’ve never heard that term before, it’s because it’s radically new...which hints at how leading edge Leisa’s WealthClinic programs are. Because Leisa does something no one else ever thought of before: she combines mindfulness practices with finance.
We may think mindfulness and finance are two completely opposite worlds, but Leisa discovered they’re actually linked tightly together.
Before founding WealthClinic, Leisa spent 22 years in executive roles for some of the largest financial institutions in the United States. At the same time, she spent 15 years meditating andteaching others how to use mindfulness in their day-to-day activities.
For years, she witnessed rational clients, loved ones, and herself doing crazy things around money. Which made her wonder, “Why do we do such things?” And “Why can’t we stop it?”
Today's Guests Include:
Steve George, Chief of Staff for Nevada State Treasurer Kate Marshall.
Nevada College Kick Start Program Launched Statewide - More than 35,000 kindergarten students will have a college savings plan! Steve discusses what it is and how families can leverage it to pay for their child's college.
Genny La Morgan, owner of the Green Woman's Store
Prosperity Expert & Wealth Catalyst, Meriflor Toneatto, is the Best-selling Author of Money, Manifestation & Miracles: 8 Principles for Transforming Women’s Relationship with Money. She knows personally the courage it takes to make the leap from a successful 6-figure corporate career to follow a deeper calling and start your own business.
Her company, Power With Soul, helps high-achieving women entrepreneurs and professionals across the globe transform their relationship with money so they can the experience financial freedom, fulfillment and success they desire.
Tracie Forbes, the Penny Pinchin' Mom, is a stay at home mom to three young children; ages 4, 6 and 8 in Raymore, Missouri. In November 2007, she and her husband decided to eliminate their debt and made many changes in their lifestyle to do just that. In 27 months, they eradicated over $37,000 in debt through both budgeting and learning how to live a frugal life. She now shares her knowledge in order to help you stretch your hard-earned dollars so you can live the life you want.
Romy Taormina is Nausea Relief Chief and Co-Founder of Psi Health Solutions, Inc., as well as the mom of two boys, and wife of 17 years. Romy suffered from terrible morning sickness during her pregnancies and found nausea relief from acupressure wrist bands. However, she found existing products on the market to be drab and uncomfortable. After giving birth to her sons and wanting something more for others who suffer from nausea, she hatched the idea for Psi Bands, fashionable and functional acupressure wrist bands for the relief of nausea due to morning sickness, motion sickness, anesthesia and chemotherapy. You have seen her on Shark Tank and she has won numerous awards including the Huggies Inspired Invention.
Paula Jackson co-created and co-developed, Large Vision Business Network Mixer (LVBNM Mega Mixer Expo). Now in its 7th year, LVBNM Mega Mixer Expo is a monthly mixer/expo that offers to small businesses an educational outreach program.
Harry Jacobs is widely regarded as one of the experts in the field of credit, credit repair and credit
restoration. He is the host of The Credit Show on KDWN (am 720) and frequent guest on KTNV (ABC 13), KSNV (NBC 3), KVVU (Fox5).
Kat Bellucci, Your Money Gal, gives a few extra money tips.
As reported on NPR by Joseph Shapiro,
"In Augusta, Ga., a judge sentenced Tom Barrett to 12 months after he stole a can of beer worth less than $2.
In Ionia, Mich., 19-year-old Kyle Dewitt caught a fish out of season; then a judge sentenced him to three days in jail.
In Grand Rapids, Mich., Stephen Papa, a homeless Iraq War veteran, spent 22 days in jail, not for what he calls his "embarrassing behavior" after he got drunk with friends and climbed into an abandoned building, but because he had only $25 the day he went to court....people sometimes go to jail when they fall behind paying these fees.
Read the rest of Joseph Shapiro's story...
Alexes Harris is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Sociology at the University of Washington. Her degrees in the field of Sociology are from the University of Washington (B.A., 1997) and the University of California, Los Angeles (M.A., 1999; Ph.D., 2002). Her research and teaching areas include the juvenile and criminal justice systems. She is currently researching the process and consequences of Legal Financial Obligations assessed to individuals convicted of felonies in Washington State and the process of "re-entry" post conviction. Her research has been published in Law and Society Review, The Journal of Contemporary Ethnography, Race and Social Problems and is forthcoming in the American Journal of Sociology.
Wendy Cassera hosts this show that deals with finances and money for Entrepreneurs, Business Owners, Individuals, and Mostly YOU. Words like Finances, Money, IRS, Taxes and Financial Statements shouldn't create fear. These things should be used to strengthen and grow your business and your life. Besides ... where were you when it stopped being fun? Let's bring the fun back together.
Wendy Cassera is an accountant and tax expert with over 25 years experience. I help those struggling with their finances to find simple, easy to use ways to manage and understand their finances and make more money.
This Success Place is about you succeeding. So ... come to where the fun is ... hear tips about taxes, short cuts to bookkeeping, jokes, quotes, and even some really great guest speakers that can help you with your life, your business, and your Success ... whatever that means to YOU.
Tax season is fast approaching and many have already spent their refund before they've actually filed. Today let's talk tax and how to save money. Adryann and I will discuss helpful tips and tools to filing tax and saving your hard earned money. There's always more to learn when it comes to your earnings. Avoid the pitfalls of the itchy hand. Join us for our next episode of Real Talk with Tammie!
With Special Guest Mr. Ashley Jones CPA (Rodriguez, Trueba & Co. PA) www.rtc-cpa.com
and Tamika Byrd CPA
In this episode we will explore a common problem the world over. How many feel like victims? How many feel that someone has complete power over them? Why would someone feel that another person controls their life? What can we do to overthrow this awful sense of feeling like a victim? Is it possible we make ourselves victims; if so how can we stop this self punishment? Tune in and let's chat!
It's so clear that the way we think directly impacts our lives. Join us as we share insights that help us understand God, change our conciousness and our concepts about who we really are.
Kimberly, Psychic Medium, will continue the discussion on manifesting STUFF. This time the topic is about money. Where is the best focus and the practical exercises to attract money in your life. Many of us have done this with getting hired and/or starting a business. Sometimes money arrives unexpectantly --- Yay!!! Spiritually speaking - Energetically speaking - how does the Universe - God -- work on our behalf when it comes to money? Kimberly will take caller questions during the 'Ask a Question' segment. She may even have a guest Psychic to answer a few. Join the fun!!! Learn more about Kimberly at www.kimberlysSpiritualSessions.com.
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