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Take time to check your free credit report

Tue, 27 Jan 2015

The information in your credit report can affect your life in important ways. It can influence your interest rate for credit cards and loans; affect your monthly insurance payments; your ability to get a mortgage or rent an apartment; and maybe even apply for a job.

Healthy screen use for families with toddlers

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

In most American households, screens now outnumber family members. Smartphones, tablets, laptops and televisions are part of everyday life for many families and children. With screen media playing a bigger role in our lives, how can parents know how much, and what kind of screen time, is healthy for their young children?

Healthy habits can save you money

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

We know that not smoking, being active and making healthy food choices are good for our bodies. But what about our wallets? Research shows that healthy habits can also save money. Gayle Coleman, nutrition education specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, offers 10 tips for increasing your health--and wealth--in 2015.

2014 a big year for Wisconsin dairies

Fri, 16 Jan 2015

Mark Stephenson talks about how Wisconsin’s dairies fared in 2014.

Make changes to Healthcare.gov insurance plans by Feb. 15

Wed, 14 Jan 2015

People who bought health insurance in 2014 on the Health Insurance Marketplace at Healthcare.gov can make changes to their plans until Feb. 15.

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