The Joy Cardin Show

The Joy Cardin Show

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Financial Advice For Parents And Grandparents

Join us for On Your Money! Financial planner Kevin McKinley has information for parents and grandparents, including about the cost of raising a child. He also has advice on paying for college without going broke and helping adult children get on their feet.

Financial Advice For Parents And Grandparents

Week In Review: Ed Garvey's Death, Deportation Rules, And Transgender Bathroom Use

Emotions ran high at Republican Congressional Town Halls, the Trump Administration rescinded President Obama's rule on transgender students' bathroom use, and progressive activist Ed Garvey died this week. We dig into these issues and more with two guests of differing political perspectives on the Week in Review.

Week In Review: Ed Garvey's Death, Deportation Rules, And Transgender Bathroom Use

Before A Key Vote, A Look At The Future Of The Democratic Party

In one of its first big decisions since the November election, the Democratic National Committee will choose its next leader this weekend in Atlanta. Our guest looks at the current state of the party, its leading candidates and the potential directions the DNC may take.

Before A Key Vote, A Look At The Future Of The Democratic Party

Looking Back At WPR's First Hundred Years

2017 marks Wisconsin Public Radio's 100th birthday! We talk with WPR's unofficial historian about how it came to be, including the programs and personalities, and welcome your favorite memories of WPR.

Revival Of Movie Musicals?

The musical film "La La Land" swept the Golden Globe Awards and is battling for the 2017 Oscars Best Picture trophy. Join us as our guest discusses "La La Land's" front-runner status and explain whether this means movie musicals will have a major comeback.

The Future Of Accountability Reporting

It's the goal of journalists to hold people and institutions responsible for their actions and words. We explore the practice of accountability journalism and learn how it can help inform the public and inspire change. We also look at what's next for the field during a time when low confidence in news organizations and concerns about fake news play a role.

How To Get - And Stay - Organized

While people may want perfection, especially when it comes to organizing their homes or work spaces, it isn't something they need. That's according to our guest professional organizer, who explains what it means to be 'organized enough.' She also offers advice about developing tips to stay clutter-free.

Why We Don't Take Vacation Days, And How To Fix That In 2017

More than half of American workers left vacation time on the table in 2015, to the tune of 658 million unused days. Why aren't we using our vacation time? This hour, a guest makes the case that something needs to change, and shares tips to ensure you take your hard-earned vacation days in 2017.

Why We Don't Take Vacation Days, And How To Fix That In 2017

Superintendent's Race, Deportation Plan And EPA's Future

Join us for reaction to the results of Wisconsin's spring primary election for state superintendent of public instruction. Then, we look at a new Department of Homeland Security plan to deport undocumented immigrants. Finally, our guests weigh in on the future of environmental regulation under new EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt.

Superintendent's Race, Deportation Plan And EPA's Future

The Nature Fix

Many of us enjoy a nice walk on the beach or a hike in the woods. But why? We speak with our guest about the science behind nature's positive effects on the brain and how to overcome the challenge of finding and making time for nature.

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