Money Talks: WIN Jobs Centers
The WIN Job Center and their employment experts are resources that provide job placement assistance, job and skill training, priority services for veterans, career counseling and referral to many other valuable services. Guests:Daphne James and Robert Freeman http://mdes.ms.gov/win-job-centers/
Money Talks: Secondhand Wardrobe
It's National Second Hand Wardrobe Week February 9th - 15th!Guests from various types of stores -Thrift: Michelle Hatfield, Community Relations Director for The Salvation Army - Jackson https://salvationarmyalm.org/jackson/family-store-salvation-army/Consignment: Parker Wilkinson, Store Manager for Repeat Street, Jackson https://www.repeatstreet.net/Pawn: Monique Worthy, Store Manager for Plato's Closet, Ridgeland https://www.platoscloset.com/location/ridgeland-ms/Our hosts also talked about the exchange of clothes through Classified Ads such as Facebook Marketplace or eBay.
Money Talks: Credit Reports and New FICO Score
Did you know your credit score will change this summer because of new metrics? Money Talks experts will explain what a FICO credit score is, how to obtain and understand your credit report, and take your personal finance questions.·To order, visit annualcreditreport.com, call 1-877-322-8228. Or complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281.·UPDATE: Starting in 2020, everyone in the U.S. can get 6 free credit reports per year through 2026 by visiting the Equifax website or by calling 1-866-349-5191. That’s in addition to the one free Equifax report (plus your Experian and TransUnion reports) you can get at AnnualCreditReport.com.Facts discussed in the show can be found:https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reportshttps://www.finra.org/investors/personal-finance/how-your-credit-score-impacts-your-financial-futureCalls and emails:taxescredit scorebalance transferscredit repairstudent loans
Money Talks: February Open Topic
We covered a lot of material on this broadcast!Where does $100,000 in retirement savings last the longest?Mississippi https://money.yahoo.com/retirement-savings-states-165907606.htmlPowerball and Mega Millions lottery tickets go on sale Thursday, February 20th 2020 in Mississippi.https://www.mslotteryhome.com/We did an episode about the lottery in Mississippi (link to come)and an episode about winning the lottery (link to come)Our recent show about getting your taxes done early (link to come)What TO BUY in February:tvs and electronicfurniture and applianceswinter apparel and geartax softwarejewelrychocolate and other valentine's merchandise including flowersWhat NOT TO BUY in February:spring clothestraditional valentine giftsgym membershipstravel - exception cruisesluggage