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FEC Podcast

The Financial Empowerment Collaborative is excited to begin presenting our radio talk shows here in an audio format. You can subscribe to our podcast feeds by clicking the XML feed button. 

We hope you enjoy these presentations,

Our Shows

October 2012 ~ "Confident Retirement"

September 2012  ~ "Planning Spending"

August 2012 ~ "Planning Spending With SMSU Summer Bridge Students"

July 2012 ~ "Credit" 

June 2012 ~ "Junior Achievement - Bringing Young People Financial Literacy Skills, Entrepreneurship and More..." 

May 2012 ~ "Raising Financially Aware Kids" 

April 2012  ~ "Fraudulent & Counterfeit Checks/Items and Scams"

March 2012  ~ "Financial Exploitation"

February 2012  ~ "Financial Aid For College"

January 2012  ~ "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Information"

December 2011 -- "Don't Miss These Year-end Tax Planning Strategies"

November  10, 2011 -- "Gambling in MN"

October 13, 2011 -- "Medicare in Minnesota 2012"

September 8, 2011 -- "How to Survive and Find Opportunities in These Volatile Markets"

August 18, 2011 -- "Insurance Scores" 

July 12, 2011 -- "Home Buyer Education With Home Stretch"

May 12, 2011 -- "Managing Your Energy Costs"

April 14, 2011 -- "Your Credit Report"

March 17, 2011  -- "Taxes, Estate Planning, IRAs"

February 10, 2011 -- "New Credit Card Laws"

Radio Show January 13, 2011 -- "Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Clinics"

 Radio Show 12-9-2010: "Ways to Manage Your Paycheck More Effectively"

Radio Show 10-14-2010: "Information on Foreclosure & Foreclosure Scams"

Radio Show 9-9-2010: "Long-Term Care Insurance"

Radio Show 7-8-2010:  "Managing Your Prescription Care Costs"
Become a more educated and informed prescription care consumer by asking questions, researching low cost options and more.Several local pharmacies offer $4- $10 per month prescriptions. All area pharmacists are very aware and helpful with medication discount programs - just ask! Low cost generic medication lists are available at the store/pharmacy web sites.

 Radio Show 5-13-2010

 College financial aid helps make college or post-secondary training a reality for you and your children. To learn more listen in as David Vikander, SMSU Director of Financial Aid shares resources and information on this topic.

 Radio Show 4-8-2010

Planning Your Retirement - Learn more about the traditional and Roth Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA) and more with Corey Skogrand, CFP®, ChFC® Senior Financial Advisor CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner from Ameriprise Financial.

New Credit Card Legislation -- What You need To know 02-18-2010

Listen in as Shirley Anderson-Porisch, MS AFC Extension Educator/Professor -- Family Resource Management & Accredited Financial Counselor from the University of Minnesota Extension & Jeanne M Hogarth, Ph.D., Consumer Education & Research, Consumer & Community Affairs, Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC share information on new credit card legislation and how these changes will impact credit cards.