You listen to KISW because you like things smart and uncomplicated. At BECU, I help people reach their financial goals. I have more than 20 years in financial services and have worked at BECU since 2000. I obtained my business degree from the University of Iowa and an MBA from Seattle University. I serve on several local non-profit boards, including the Washington Asset Building Coalition, Parkview Services, and the Washington Homeownership Resource Center, My favorite band: U2!
Caller Brian got killed in his 401k last year and wants to know if he should stick with it. BECU is having a financial convention at the museum of flight. Rev wants to know what to do with his potential Wheel of Fortune winnings. Caller Mike wants advice for refinancing his loans.
Caller Christine is a new house owner with her husband and wants to know how to claim it on her taxes to lower her tax bill. A texter wants to know if its worth to go into debt to further their education.Caller Steve is trying to figure out why his credit score took a 100 point hit after buying a home with a loan. Caller Brett wonders where to put his extra money from his rental properties to avoid additional taxes.
Caller John has a $3,500 a month pension and wants to know the best way to save for his retirement. A texter wants to know good tricks to manage holiday spending.
Caller Dan is expecting a child next year and wants to know the best way to start a college fund for his child. Caller Rick is looking into buying his first house and wants to know what the best first step is. Caller Heather took out a loan to buy a car for way more than it was worth and wants to know if she can do anything to get her money back.
Todd Pietzsch from BECU joins us live in studio. Caller Mike wants to know if theres a better way to use there money than investing in a 401k. A texter wants to know how good their credit has to be to buy a home. Caller Jay has bad credit due to medical bills and wants to know what to do.
Caller Joe has a mortage and wants to know if he should refinance. Caller Mike has bad credit and wants to know if he can get better than a 25% interest rate.
Caller Sarah is looking for a new job and wants to know how to pay her taxes for the job. Caller Steve just bought a house and wants to know if he should refinance his house. Caller Doug wants to know how to pay taxes as an Uber driver.
Caller Shawn’s wife lost her job and wants to know what he can do. Caller Scotty wants to know if moving to Portland will kick him out of BECU. Rev asked about buying a house.
BECU’s Todd Pietszch in studio to talk about money. A 27 year old caller asks about how much money he should put into his 401K. We get a text about whether or not a couple should start a record label.