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Minutes with Mike Podcast

Minnesota's Economy Podcast | June 11, 2014

Summary: Toby Madden, Regional Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, joins Commissioner Rothman in discussing Minnesota's economy and talk about how important financial education is to healthy and productive life.

Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Mike Rothman and Kevin Lindsey

Entrepreneurship Among Minorities and New Immigrants Podcast | April 18, 2014

Entrepreneurship Among Minorities and New Immigrants with Kevin Lindsey (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Summary: Kevin Lindsey, Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Human Rights, joins Commissioner Rothman in discussing partnerships to make sure all Minnesotans are empowered to build wealth and make sound financial decisions for their families and their future.

Duration: 19 minutes, 28 seconds

Pictured from Left to Right: Commissioner Mike Rothman and Kevin Lindsey.


Higher Education Financial Matters Podcast | April 07, 2014

Financial Matters in Higher Education with Larry Pogemiller (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Summary: Larry Pogemiller, Commissioner of Minnesota Office of Higher Education, joins Commissioner Rothman in discussing how higher education is a big "money moment" that has one of the biggest impacts on our financial well-being.

Duration: 12 minutes, 10 seconds

Pictured Left to Right: Commissioner Pogemiller and Commissioner Rothman. 


Tax Time Podcast | March 25, 2014

Tax Talk with Tracy Fischman, Accountability Minnesota (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Summary: Many Minnesotans might dread tax time, but filing taxes can be a valuable, once-a-year opportunity, to evaluate finances and start saving. Tracy Fischman, Executive Director at Accountability Minnesota, joins Commissioner Rothman in offering advice to Minnesotans on how to use tax season to get on the right financial path.

Duration: 10 minutes, 19 seconds

Pictured Left to Right: Tracy Fischman and Commissioner Rothman. 


Personal Finance Podcast | Jan. 23, 2014

Top 5 Things You Should Know about Personal Finance (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Summary: Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, talks with Darryl Dahlheimer, Lutheran Social Services Financial Counseling Program Director, about five things everyone should know and do to protect their finances and gain control and confidence about money.

Duration: 27 minutes, 13 seconds

Pictured Left to Right: Commissioner Rothman and Darryl Dahlheimer.


Energy Tips Podcast | Nov. 15, 2013 

LED holiday lights: An energy- and money-saving tradition (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Presenter: Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothmann

Duration: 3 minutes, 39 seconds 


National Save for Retirement Week Podcast 

Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman, talks with Nathan Dungan, founder and president of Share Save Spend about retirement during National Save for Retirement Week, a national event that encourages saving in the workplace and community and promote the benefits of getting start today.

National Save for Retire Week Podcast - Week of October 21, 2013  (.mp3) | Podcast Transcript (.pdf)

Duration: 12 minutes, 23 seconds 

Pictured Left to Right: Nathan Dungan and Commissioner Rothman.