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Money Talks: A Year of Money Talks

It’s time to review all the topics we’ve covered on Money Talks in the past 12 months. If you’ve missed any episodes, we’ll give you the flavor of some of the episodes so you can find the ones that interest you on our podcast. 


Last Spring, we talked a lot about current events each week. We had guests from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, we talked about fraud and the Cares Act and the Economic Impact Payments.

We had a guest from Edmunds dot com talk about new car buying. A guest from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling. The executive director of Mississippi Food Network.


Nancy remarked on the information that MDES gave us so often and so willingly for the first of three shows on 04/07/20.

Kevin like the car buying show on 04/28/20 and fraud show on 04/14/20 that we were able to share with our listners.

Producer, Liz, like the MS Food Network information from 06/02/20.


In the Summer and Fall we had less Open Topics shows and more personal finance broadcasts. We recapped those organization providing pandemic financial assistance.

We discussed different types of investment professionals, day trading, money saving tips, credit cards, the S and P 500, and mindful spending.

We had guests discuss Social Security, home buying, flexible jobs, the Census, MDES, bankruptcy. Our Mississippi Treasurer talked about his agency.


Nancy talked about the finanical videos she and her husband made during 2020. Also the Real Estate Investment broadcast on 11/17/20

Kevin remarked on the helpfulness of Shawn Mercer from Social Security on 07/07/20 and our Mississippi Treasurer on 09/15/20.

Liz, enjoyed the money mindfulness broadcast on 10/27/20.



From the holidays to now, Money Talks covered: CDs, cutting expenses, the baby steps of investing, stock fragments, GameStop, free goods and services, and minimum wage. Our guests helped us talk about real estate investment, community foundations, more Social Security, financial education available from the Extension Service, more MDES, and student loans.


Nancy talked about the listener driven inspiration for our minimum wage broadcast on 03/16/21.

Kevin liked the investing baby steps from 01/19/21 and cutting expenses show on 11/24/20 for "starter" shows for listeners.

Liz like learning about the education opportunities from the Extension Service on 12/22/20.



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4/13/2021

Money Talks: MS Home Corp

If you are a renter or a landlord, you'll particularly want to listen today’s Money Talks. Our guest is the Executive Director for Mississippi Home Corporation. Scott Spivey talks about the agency and the grants available to Mississippians who can’t pay rent during this pandemic. He discusses programs for first time home buyers and rehabilitation assistance. Our expert hosts are also available to answer personal finance questions. https://www.mshomecorp.com/ https://www.newper.com/RAMP – the rental assistance program. It’s for those impacted by COVID-19 - renters and landlordswww.ms-ramp.comIf you need assistance or wish to speak to a representative, call 601-533-8401 (local) or 1-888-725-0063 (toll-free)**Harrison County received its own funds for rental assistance. If you are a resident of Harrison county and wish to apply, you must call the Open Doors Homeless Coalition at 228-604-8011.Trailers too!The Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 (ESG-COVID) program created by the CARES Act funds is designed to prevent and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).Individuals and families who have been laid off or have current income under 50% of area median income (AMI) and individuals who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance are eligible to receive funds. https://ms-ramp.com/esg/Twitter: https://twitter.com/MSHomeCorp https://twitter.com/NewPerMS https://twitter.com/MPBOnlineFirst time homebuyers assistanceYouth Drawing CompetitionPartnerships with developersIn the news:COVIF-19 funeral assistance from FEMA https://www.fema.gov/disasters/coronavirus/economic/funeral-assistanceCOBRA subsidy during pandemic https://www.natlawreview.com/article/new-covid-relief-act-provides-cobra-premium-subsidies-and-increased-exclusionCalls:annuitymortgage assistancePPP loans through your bank