Wednesdays at 7 p.m.

Additional Air Times:

  • Fridays at 6:30 p.m.
  • Mondays at 12:30 p.m.

Money in Your Pocket is a personal finance show covering all manner of topics from how to start savings and planning for retirement, to buying a car and using credit wisely.

Aimed at people who aren’t financial professionals, Money in Your Pocket will have experts on to provide easy to understand overviews on issues that we all need to be better at. Each program will include quick tips that the viewers will be able to act on immediately to save pennies to thousands of dollars.

Money in Your Pocket is designed to cover personal finance topics including:

  • Credit Cards Dos and Don’ts
  • Savings…How to Start and How to Keep Going.
  • Retirement Planning
  • Buying a Car or Large Purchases
  • How and Why pick a Financial Advisor
  • How to Really Save and Pay for College
  • How to Get Out and Stay Out of Debt
  • Over Spending
  • Tax Planning for Everyone
  • Retirement for Those Who Put it Off
  • Estate Planning
  • Insurance
  • Wills and Inheritance
  • Top 10 Biggest Financial Mistakes You Can Make
  • Home Buying 101

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Season 2 Re-Airings

  • April 26, 2017

  • Program 204: Avoiding Scams and Fraud - Julie Vahling from A.A.R.P. will join us this week to talk about the many methods out there that can take our money and steal our identity, creating a financial mess no one wants to encounter. Well learn the best ways to protect ourselves and others from con artists and internet hackers.

  • May 3, 2017

  • Program 205: Credit Cards - Kathy Sweedler from the University of Illinois Extension tells about how to navigate the credit card market. When shopping for a credit card, what kinds of features and benefits should you look for and what do terms like APR, grace period, and secured and unsecured really mean.