Master Your Finances

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Handling your finances can be stressful, but that doesn’t need to be the case! Sunday’s at 9 a.m. on 107.7 the Bronc, Kurtis Baker, CFP®, AIF® will teach you how to Master Your Finances. Kurt is a certified financial planner professional with Certified Wealth Management & Investment.

Every Sunday morning, Kurt will bring some clarity to the fast-paced and dynamic financial world.  Throughout the show Kurt will explain terms and phrases, point out trends, and discuss current government regulations that will have an impact on your personal wealth and financial management, enabling you to make more informed decisions regarding your personal or small business finances the next time you talk to your financial advisor. Subscribe to the podcast here.

Master Your Finances is underwritten by Certified Wealth Management & Investment, LLC. Certified Wealth Management & Investment is an independent registered investment advisory service specializing in personal and small business financial planning.

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Meet The Host and Producer

Kurt - 2016(Host) Kurtis Baker is a Certified Financial Planner™ and  an Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ professional with Certified Wealth Management & Investment, LLC an independent Registered Investment Advisory firm. He is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a BS in Marine Engineering. He has been in the financial services industry since 1983 with extensive experience in financial planning, insurance & mortgages. He focuses his practice on comprehensive financial planning for families and business owners.

Steven Stein Photo(Producer) Steven Stein is a Radio, TV, Film major with a concentration in Radio and a Graphic Design minor. He is the “shibby judge” for The Real Shibby Shack. From progressive rock, metal, classical, jazz, and hip-hop, He has an open ear to all types of music. He loves doing voice acting and making people laugh. With his second year at The Bronc, he is somewhat grateful for the experience… Just a little bit. “Question everything, curiosity may have killed the cat, but you have 8 more lives to die again.”

 

Kurt Baker met with Patrick Ryan (Featuring his son Liam)
Kurt Baker met with Patrick Ryan (Featuring his son Liam)
Kurt Baker met with Mark Sorrento
Kurt Baker met with Mark Sorrento
Kurt Baker met with Amanda Reese and Scott Hafetz (featuring Producer Haley Vassiljev)
Kurt Baker met with Amanda Reese and Scott Hafetz (featuring Producer Haley Vassiljev)
Kurt Baker met with Craig Talerico
Kurt Baker met with Craig Talerico
Kurt Baker met with Thomas Adams
Kurt Baker met with Thomas Adams
Kurt Baker met with David Neufeld.
Kurt Baker met with David Neufeld.
Kurt Baker met with Jeffrey Barnhart
Kurt Baker met with Jeffrey Barnhart
Kurt Baker met with Wanda Ellett from Your Career is Calling
Kurt Baker met with Wanda Ellett from Your Career is Calling
Kurt Baker met with April Sette
Kurt Baker met with April Sette
Kurt Baker met with Salvatore Levatino
Kurt Baker met with Salvatore Levatino
Kurtis Baker with Kevin Wortham
Kurtis Baker with Kevin Wortham
Master Your Finances Getting Into The Holiday Spirit
Master Your Finances Getting Into The Holiday Spirit
Kurt Baker met with Tom Callahan from Archer Law Office, LLC
Kurt Baker met with Tom Callahan from Archer Law Office, LLC
Kurt Baker met with Tarry Truitt at United Way of Greater Mercer County
Kurt Baker met with Tarry Truitt at United Way of Greater Mercer County

Audio Archives

 

July 9th 2017

The Future of Advertising! – July 9th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Bruce Mishkin. He is the President of Pinpoint Marketing & Design, which is headquartered in Yorktown Heights, NY! Find out how to be the ahead of the pack by advancing your presence online!

June 25th 2017

Saving Lives in the east coast!– June 25th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Mark Schoenberger! He is the Vice President of PowerSurvey Company, which is headquartered in Kearny, NJ! Find out about the proactive company protecting you from electrical hazards in New York City and abroad!

June 18th 2017

SERVing Mental Health Communities! – June 18th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Regina Widdows! She is the president and CEO of SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.,  Which is headquartered in Ewing, NJ! Find out the truth about accommodated living for mental health patients, the care they are provided at each living establishment, and their story of integrating into society.

June 11th 2017

Assisted Living and You!– June 11th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Mitch Katchen! He is the president of FPA Katchen and Katchen Financial Group, Which is headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ! Find out about how to prepare for assisted care for your loved ones for long-term care

June 4th, 2017

Entrepreneur of the stars!– June 4th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Greg Olsen! He is the president of GHO Ventures, Which is headquartered in Princeton, NJ! Learn the story of Greg as he talks you through his own risk taking ventures of business leadership, and how he became part of a once in a lifetime opportunity to go to space and live in the International Space Station!

April 23rd, 2017

What’s a reverse mortage????– April 16th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Richard Eakins! He is a loan officer with 1st Constitution Bank, which is headquartered in Cranbury, NJ! They discuss reverse mortgages, what they are, how to get one, why you would WANT one, and do you qualify!

April 9th, 2017

Know how to prevent, detect, and investigate FRAUD!– April 9nd, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Christopher M. Arunkumar! Christopher is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Fraud Examiner! His slogan is, ‘Pay little now, or pay MORE later!’. They discuss fraud detection, investigation, but most importantly….PREVENTION!

April 2nd, 2017

Better serve YOUR employees!– April 2nd, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Wayne Pinkstone. Wayne is a partner at Fox Rothschild, LLP. They discuss the need to stay up to date with how to run your business and benefit employees. Additionally, they discuss future changes for YOUR employees, such as minimum wage changes, and a possible ‘sick leave’ law.

March 26, 2017

Do you have assets overseas? Learn about international tax!– March 26th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Kimberlee Phelan, CPA, MBA, and partner at Withum, Smith and Brown. Kimberlee provides tips for anyone with a foreign bank account. They discuss many areas of international tax including some of the possible changes that may occur under the current administration.

March 19th, 2017

She came a long way, and is now on TOP!– March 19th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Dr. Jianping Wang, the President of Mercer County Community College. They discuss her amazing journey as a young girl in China, coming to America, and single-handedly worked her way up a male dominated society.

March 12th, 2017

College Students & Financial Literacy!– March 12th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Andrew Morris! They discuss the finances of college students and tips on how to save!

March 5th, 2017

How to run a successful business!– March 5th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Michelle Morris! This week they talk about owning a business and how to be successful!

February 19th, 2017

It’s a tough world out there for a student!– February 19th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Dennis Hicks! Dennis is a Student Affairs professional at North Shore Community College. He and Kurt discuss the financial aspects of being a college student, loans, and MUCH more!

February 12th, 2017

Do you qualify for this AMAZING tax credit??– February 12th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Tarry Truitt! She is the Director of Community Impact Programs at United Way or Greater Mercer County here in New Jersey! They talk about EVERYTHING taxes during the show! Don’t miss out on that tax credit! Listen to this episode to learn about tax credits that YOU may qualify for!

January 15th, 2017

MAE! A Non-profit that helps the homeless by a means of mental healing and outward acceptance!– January 8th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Naomi Saint Germain! She is the General Manager of The Courtyard Marriot in Boston, MA, as well as on the fundraising committee for MAE!

January 8th, 2017

Mastering your finances in the new year!– January 8th, 2017- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Ray Disch for the first new edition of Master Your Finances this year! Learn about some marketing trends and www.sourlandspirits.com!

December 18th, 2016

How to manage your money!– December 18th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Nancy Shobin! She is the owner of Professional Paperwork Services, LLC. They discuss money managing and the best ways, (and some of the worst ways), to do it!

December 4th, 2016

Mind OUR business so you can mind YOURS better!– December 4th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Kevin Wortham! Learn more about Minding Our Business and how to better mind YOURS!

November 27th, 2016

Here to help YOUR loved ones have the best experience!– November 27th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Rick Burke from Berkshire Hathaway Fox & Roach Realtors. Rick took us through the process and details he goes through to help find the best retirement options for your loved ones!

November 13th, 2016

Hope is NOT a business plan!– November 13th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Salvatore (Sal) Levatino! He is a business coach within ActionCOACH network. In this episode they discuss the 5 ways to build massive profit within your business! Who doesn’t like profit?!

October 30th, 2016

It’s never too early to buy life insurance! Learn why!– October 30th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Dave Saltzman of Dave Saltzman Insurance in Princeton, NJ! They go over disability insurance, life insurance, and even long term care insurance. Are you in the market for insurance? Listen to this episode before you buy!

October 23rd, 2016

Are you looking to merge? Here’s how!– October 23rd, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Jim Bartolomei! He is the Principal-in-charge of the Mid-Atlantic region of HBK CPAs & Consultants!

October 16th, 2016

Bank with us!– October 16th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by The CEO of First Bank, Patrick Ryan! During this episode, they discuss the benefits of a community bank as well as other information about community banking that you might not have known otherwise!

October 9th, 2016

You, TOO, can serve!– October 9th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Rider University’s own Xany Whitmoore! Xany is the Coordinator of Community Service in the Office of Service Learning! In this episode she spoke about community service, service learning, and just how easy it is to get involved and volunteer!

October 2nd, 2016

Outback steakhouse! Come on down!– October 2nd, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Anthony Ciampi! He is the Manager of Outback Steakhouse in Lawrenceville, NJ. During this episode he lets us in on some details of the Outback culture, as well as how things work in their location!

September 25th, 2016

Mental Health is important everywhere!– September 25th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Benjamin M. Evans, DD,DNP, RN, APN, PHMCNS-BC, from the New Jersey State Nurses Association. They talk about the impact that financial stress has on mental health and a persons productivity in the workplace.

September 11th, 2016

Why should I know that? You’re a college student that’s why!– September 11th, 2016- Our host, Kurtis Baker, is joined by Rider University’s own Assistant Director of Housing Operations. They discuss the importance of financial literacy in college students as well as many things that college students should learn and try to make a habit in order to save and have a better financial future.

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Office: (609) 896-5369
Request: (877) 900-1077
Fax: (609) 219-4724
E-mail: thebronc@rider.edu

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