Let’s Talk Money


What’s this? A financial advice show that’s actually informative and entertaining? Yep. It happens weekdays from Noon til 1 on 102.3.Jim Place, CFP® & Jayme O’Donnell, MBA offer advice with a huge dollop of common sense. A fixture on Middays since 1996, Let’s Talk Money helps you enhance your portfolio.

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From Roth IRA’s and 401K’s to future business trends and practical advice on how to save your money the right way, Jayme and Jim have the answer to your financial questions every weekday.They keep a sharp eye on the markets, explore emerging business trends, and bring in experts from various fields of business to discuss the ever changing world of business and how it affects you.From the latest news on Wall Street to the small business entrepreneur, Jim and Jayme cover all the bases, helping to make your lunch break one of the most profitable parts of your day.

Jim Placeis the principal and founder of Evergreen Advisors, LLC., a financial planning firm. Jim’s expertise in conceptual financial planning includes estate planning, tax strategies, risk management, investment selection, and retirement planning. A Certified Financial Planner® practitioner and Investment Advisor Representative.

Jim is a well-known local and national speaker on a myriad of financial topics. He has been active in the financial community of Chattanooga since 1982. He has also spoken before many national associations and corporations, educating and motivating people with his straightforward and humorous style.He has taught courses on financial planning at both the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, as well as Chattanooga State Technical Community College.

Jim Placecompleted two years of engineering at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He graduated from Utah State in 1972 with a degree in political science. Jim is a former chairman of the board of St. Nicholas School, a local elementary school that is known for its implementation of teaching techniques in the Chattanooga area. Also, as a former college football coach at the University of Tennessee, UCLA and the University of Northern Illinois, Mr. Place has been active in the development of various athletic programs in the surrounding area.

Jayme O’Donnell holds a MBA with a double major in Personal Financial Planning and Risk Management from Georgia State University. Jayme also holds a Master of Accounting degree with a concentration in Taxation and a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Finance from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.She is a native Chattanoogan and a graduate of the Baylor School.

Jayme is an owner of Evergreen Advisors, a financial planning firm. She has been with the firm since August of 2006.Jayme is co-host of Let’s Talk Money on Chattanooga’s WGOW 102.3 every weekday from noon until 1:00pm.


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