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Necessity of A College Degree, Investments As Gifts For Children & Young Adults And Eat Be...

Recent studies take a deeper look at the current and future financial standing of millennials. In this week's On Your Money, financial planner Kevin McKinley explains why things are more challenging for the millennial generation than previous ones, the necessity of a college degree and tips for young adults. He also discusses ways to begin investing, use investments as a gift and how you can have a healthier diet without hurting your pockets.

Necessity of A College Degree, Investments As Gifts For Children & Young Adults And Eat Be...

Should Betsy DeVos Be Confirmed As Education Secretary?

President-elect Donald Trump's pick to be education secretary is scheduled to be grilled by a Senate committee on Tuesday. Our first guest explains why he says Betsy DeVos deserves the support of education reformers. Our second guest describes why she says DeVos is waging war on public schools.

Should Betsy DeVos Be Confirmed As Education Secretary?

Exploring Care Options For People With Dementia

When a family decides it's time to move a person with dementia into community care, it can be a significant change. We explore dementia care communities with a gerontology expert, plus discuss the value of embracing a loved one with dementia's reality. We also look at how caregivers can cope with feelings of stress and guilt.

Exploring Care Options For People With Dementia

Author Looks Back On A Lifetime Of Smoking, Addiction And Quitting

After years of smoking cigarettes, one writer was finally able to kick the habit...but, as it often it with smoking, it was anything but easy. And, it wasn't just the physical withdrawal symptoms. This hour, our guest reflects on a lifetime of smoking, addiction, and all of the emotional messiness along the way.

Author Looks Back On A Lifetime Of Smoking, Addiction And Quitting

A Take On How State Democrats Can Be Successful Again

According to our guest, Wisconsin Democrats will not experience success again unless they make some serious strategical changes. We discuss five issues he says are key to address and how they may be confronted.

A Take On How State Democrats Can Be Successful Again

State Capitol Report: A Look At Gov. Walker's Proposed Tuition Cut

Gov. Scott Walker is calling for a tuition cut at University of Wisconsin System schools that would be covered by taxpayer dollars. In the State Capitol Report, our guest looks at what Walker had to say in his State of the State address and how lawmakers and university officials are reacting to his announcement.

State Capitol Report: A Look At Gov. Walker's Proposed Tuition Cut

National Day of Action For Immigrants

Just one week before President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, immigration advocates are standing united and taking action against his administration's plans for deportations and criminalization. We speak with Milwaukee Representative JoCasta Zamarripa about the reasoning and hopes behind the National Day of Action and the future of Latinos and immigrants under Trump's Presidency.

10 Financial Resolutions For 2017

Make 2017 the year to get your personal finances in shape! In this week's On Your Money, our guest discusses 10 financial resolutions for the new year, including adding 20 points to your credit score, focusing on physical health and finding a new job.

Week in Review: State of the State, Trump's Press Conference, And Confirmation Hearings

Governor Walker called the state of state 'strong,' President Obama delivered his farewell address in Chicago, and President-Elect Donald Trump gave his first press conference since July 2016. Join us for the Week in Review as we talk with two guests of differing political perspectives as we discuss the latest state and political news.

Week in Review: State of the State, Trump's Press Conference, And Confirmation Hearings

Petri And Kind Weigh In On Issues Facing The 115th Congress

Repealing and replacing Obamacare, reforming the tax code, updating America's roads, bridges and airports and building a southern border wall are some of the issues to be taken up by Congress this year. We talk with former Republican U.S. Representative Tom Petri and Democratic Congressman Ron Kind about the priorities that lay ahead and how lawmakers may work with President-elect Donald Trump.

Petri And Kind Weigh In On Issues Facing The 115th Congress

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