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Find out what it takes to build a farm-to-table system, planning for long-term care, workplaces for unemployed professionals, and investment strategies in a challenging economy.

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Making Sense New England - June 2010
With homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure in a bad housing market, mortgage fraudsters are finding plenty of unsuspecting victims. Find out how to avoid a real estate scams. Newlyweds and money, timeshares and being a successful older worker are also featured.

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Making Sense New England - June 2010
Could you afford to retire tomorrow? A Wolfeboro, NH, couple shares their strategy for retiring with money to spare, living simply, foreclosure mediation and keeping neighborhoods stable are also featured.

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Making Sense New England - May 2010
Saving money may not be top-of-mind for a lot of young people, but the NH Jump$tart Coalition works to improve the personal financial literacy of young adults. Meet a Windham, NH, teen who’s working hard for his dollars. Also featured, Staycations, Teaching Kids to Save, Avoiding Investment Fraud, Job Hunting Strategies, and Dig it! Gardening on the Cheap.

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Making Sense New England - April 2010
ReStores & Affordable Home Improvement, Looking For a Job, Growing a Business in Tight Times, Matched Savings Plans, and the Economic Importance of Nonprofits.

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Making Sense New England - march 2010
Local Fishermen Catch On To Community Supported Fisheries, Job Retraining for Boomers, Investor Savvy Assistance from AARP, and Business Etiquette with Peter Post.

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Making Sense New England - February 2010
This episode looks at smart remodeling, buying more on your grocery budget and reducing the stress of unemployment.

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Making Sense New England - January 2010
Protecting your investments from swindlers, following a dream of starting a business, obtaining small business loans, and staying warm with help from a home energy assistance program are featured in this program.

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Making $ense New England - November 2009
Learn how colleges in Vermont are working together to help students and their families cope. Also, a Maine couple struggles with their “green” investment, retraining NH mill workers, a look at how to avoid investment scams, and "Common Security Clubs” from the Institute for Policy Studies.

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Making $ense New England - November 2009
A “frugal zealot” from Maine offering advice, a job club established in Vermont, residents of a NH manufactured home neighborhood taking action to save their homes – these are among the ways our New England neighbors are making it through tough economic times.

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Making $ense New England - April 2009
Featured stories cover time banks that exchange services instead of money; SCORE, a community-based, volunteer organization of small business owners who counsel other business owners on how to make a small business successful; mortgage deferments; and eating well on a budget.

     
 

Short Clips from Making $ense

Inside the Vermont Economy: Growth, Fear, & Flight   Inside the Vermont Economy
Part of “Crunch Time,” a vermonttiger.com symposium held at the Burlington Hilton on May 25th, 2010. Panelists include: Bruce Lisman, Michael Gardner, & Glenn Eno. Moderator: Mary Alice McKenzie.
NEEP Spring 2010 Economic Outlook   NEEP Spring 2010 Economic Outlook
The New England Economic Partnership hosted a conference on the critical issues confronting the economy.
How to Detect and Avoid Investment Fraud   How to Detect and Avoid Investment Fraud
Bill Carrigan, CFE is a securities examiner with Vermont’s Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care Administration (BISHCA). He spoke with M$NE correspondent, Bridget Barry Caswell about how to detect and avoid investment fraud schemes.
Gardening How-to's   Gardening How-to's
National Gardening Association’s Charlie Nardozzi created these brief, but focused, how-to videos to show you how to perform basic gardening tasks easily and accurately.
Come to Your Senses (WSBP)   Come to Your Senses (WSBP)
A lecture about meeting successful Women’s Small Business Program graduates and enjoying great food. For anyone who’s ever thought about starting or owning a business, or just wants to explore their own potential, there’s no better way to get started.
The Importance of Nonprofits   Robert Egger Interview (extended)
Robert Egger, a nonprofit expert and founder of DC Central Kitchen, a job training and meal distribution nonprofit, talks about the important role nonprofits play in the US economy. Extended for the web.
Watch the independent banking and small businesses segment   Independent Banking and Small Businesses
We talk with Bill Gilson of Monadnock Community Bank about how to go about obtaining a loan.
Watch the common security clubs segment   Common Security Clubs
Host Jennifer Rooks finds about "Common Security Clubs” from the Institute for Policy Studies.
NEEP Fall 2009 Economic Outlook   Tricks of the Trade: Outsmarting Investment Fraud
A 60-minute documentary on preventing investment fraud, developed by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, in partnership with AARP.
NEEP Fall 2009 Economic Outlook   NEEP Fall 2009 Economic Outlook
The New England Economic Partnership hosted a conference on the critical issues confronting the economy.
Outlook on Money   Outlook on Money
The Outlook on Money series is designed to help people of all ages and income levels better manage their finances. This special project was launched in part through generous grants from Citizens Bank Foundation and the Center for Public Responsibility and Corporate Citizenship.