Money http://aspenpublicradio.org en Mountain Edition - February 20th, 2014 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/mountain-edition-february-20th-2014 <p>The Thompson Divide prompted conflicting statements by environmental groups and Garfield County this week. Avalanche danger has been sketchy lately because of certain unusual factors.&nbsp; And if a snow slide happens inside a ski area, turns out the resort isn’t to blame. A Basalt advisor wins an award for her work with female investors. We say goodbye to a member of the Aspen Public Radio family, lost too soon.&nbsp; And, we’ll wrap up our coverage of Aspen area athletes going to the Winter Olympics in Sochi.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:40:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher & Rob St. Mary 14561 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Mountain Edition - February 20th, 2014 Money Savvy Women http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/money-savvy-women <p>Women control just over one half of all wealth in the United States. By the end of this decade it projected women will control two thirds of this country’s wealth.&nbsp; This shift will likely reshape the financial industry as women increasingly seek financial advisors who understand their attitudes toward money.&nbsp; Men and women see money differently. Aspen Public Radio's Roger Adams explains.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Men will be more about making a rate of return; women are more on the relationship side.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Danielle Howard has spent 21 years in the financial industry and now owns Wealth By Design, a small financial firm in Basalt.&nbsp; She is one of a growing number of money advisors who are focusing on women clients and recognizing how women approach the subjects of investment, income and financial security.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:27:21 +0000 Roger Adams 14488 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Money Savvy Women