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Money Talks: MS Home Corp Encore

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 landlords

www.ms-ramp.com     If 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.

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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/


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First time homebuyers assistance

Youth Drawing Competition

Partnerships with developers


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  • annuity
  • mortgage assistance
  • PPP loans through your bank


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Money Talks: Vocabulary

We throw around financial terms on Money Talks. Maybe you’re familiar with them or maybe you’re not. We’ll talk today about some vocabulary that’s good to know. We also answer questions that relate to your personal finances.In the news:streamingtwitterTerms:APRBlue Book ValueCOBRADRIPescrowJoint tenancy with right of survivorship verses tenancy in commonLiabilityLoadNonmarital agreementTerm life insurance verses whole life insuranceAn official website of the United States government is consumer finance.gov. It’s part of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Click on their Consumer Education tab to learn more about money topics. https://www.consumerfinance.gov/According to Merriam Webster.com, the term “check” which refers to something that is used for verifying accuracy, authenticity, correctness began as a detachable stub – like a claim check. “Check” was first applied to the detachable stub in the early 18th century and then to the bank draft—the written order directing a bank to pay money as instructed. https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/financial-word-origins/capitalFrom Merriam Webster.com :The term as applied to the stock market derives from the actual use of blue chips in another type of game of stakes—poker. This quote from an 1874 edition of The San Francisco Chronicle nicely connects the two:If times are good and the market flourishing, the game may be played with ‘blue chips,’ as a gambler would say, the very high-priced stocks being the favorites.Blue chips in poker have the highest value, with red and white chips as lower denominations.