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Money Talks: Emergency Fund

Your emergency fund is our topic today. How large should YOUR fund be, where should you keep your emergency fund, what IS a financial emergency and what isn’t. In addition, Ryder takes your personal finance questions. 


Calls:

  • working with a CPA
  • credit profiling
  • do you need a credit score


Further information:

https://www.bigpictureloans.com/blog/what-is-financial-emergency-what-is-not

https://www.bigpictureloans.com/blog/get-money-fast-financial-emergency

https://due.com/blog/what-is-considered-a-financial-emergency/

https://www.forbes.com/advisor/banking/best-places-to-keep-your-emergency-fund/

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9/14/2021

Money Talks: Workforce Wednesdays

Workforce Wednesdays is a program from the Education Department of MPB. Dr. Tara Wren, Director of Education and Jasmine Harvey, Student Engagement Specialist are with us today to explain the initiative and let us know how anyone in Mississippi can participate. https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/ https://education.mpbonline.org/Participants in Workforce Wednesday get information about workforce development including mentoring programs, apprenticeships, work-based learning and soft skills. With the pandemic these networking get togethers are virtual so anyone can participate.Workforce Wednesday occurs every third Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. It’s a service of the Education Department of Mississippi Public Broadcasting.Project SEARCH Mississippi: An MDRS Workforce InitiativeSeptember 15, 202111:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Project SEARCH connects high school seniors with disabilities to employers waiting to hire them after they graduate.Learn more about this program and how your school or employer can get involved.Videos:Confessions of a Word Nerd - February 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ji1YBYS_kuA&ab_channel=MPBEducationHow to Improve Your Personal Brand on Zoom- March 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XIjElyuzsGk&t=14s&ab_channel=MPBEducationPlease Wear Pants to Work – April2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ctLxbZ0dsc4&t=1664s&ab_channel=MPBEducationCustomer Service Still Matters – May 2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ut-NhDPV--I&ab_channel=MPBEducationGetting Back to Work in Mississippi – June2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H4PXQbos m8k&ab_channel=MPBEducationAmerican Graduate Path to the Future – July 2021 https://youtu.be/F_qdZeMrsNkCustomer Service Employment Academy – August 2021 https://youtu.be/-FQNTx1XtXkPastWorkforce Wednesdays with blog summaries:Lunch and Learn with CN Railroadhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/lunch-and-learn-workforce-wednesday-with-cn-railroad/MS Coding Academy featured at Workforce Wednesdayhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/workforce-wednesday-with-ms-coding-academy/Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann speaks at MPB's Workforce Wednesday Luncheonhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/secretary-of-state-delbert-hosemann-speaks-at-mpbs-workforce-wednesday-luncheon/Counselor's Workforce https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/counselors-workforce-luncheon/Military OneSource Offers Myriad Services to Service Members and https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/military-onesource-offers-myriad-services-to-service-members-and-civilians/Why Hiring a Veteran is a Plus for Employershttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/why-hiring-a-veteran-is-a-plus-for-employers/Murphy Shares Lessons on Mentoring at Workforce Wednesday Eventhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/murphy-shares-lessons-on-mentoring-at-workforce-wednesday-event/Commissioner Cecil Brown shares state’s problems, solutions during Workforce Wednesday Luncheonhttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/commissioner-cecil-brown-shares-states-problems-solutions-during-workforce-wednesday-luncheon/Apprenticeship is a workforce development solution benefiting individuals and employers https://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/apprenticeship-is-a-workforce-development-solution-benefiting-individuals-and-employers/Waller talks opportunity, career coaches and strengthening Mississippi's workforcehttps://gettingtowork.mpbonline.org/blogs/community-events/waller-talks-opportunity-career-coaches-and-strengthening-mississippis-workforce/