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

  • Aug. 30, 2017

  • Program 207: Alternative Investments - Dr. Patrick Lach from Eastern Illinois University School of Business addresses different the pros and cons of investments such as real estate, gold and silver, hedge funds, franchising and collectibles. Dr. Lach will run through the information you need to consider before putting your money into this type of investment.

  • Sept. 6, 2017

  • Program 208: Housing Choices for Later in Life - Kathy Sweedler from the University of Illinois Extension talks about what questions you should be asking yourself and family members regarding your later in life housing goals. Not everyone can or wants to stay in their home, Kathy will provide us some with ideas for how to research and finance a home for later life.