Financial Literacy with SPIRE

Financial Literacy with SPIRE
In 2020 alone, a lack of financial literacy cost Americans 415 billion dollars. Here with us today to help us curb our bad spending habits is Dan Stoltz, CEO and president of SPIRE credit union. To get more information on receiving 100 dollars off a non-SPIRE auto loan refinancing, visit myspire.com.

Mental Health in Kids

Mental Health in Kids
It’s been a long 21 months for all of us and the effects of the pandemic are felt by everyone, including the kids.  Everything changed for them, how they went to school, social activities, sports, etc. TCL reporter Kelli Hanson has seen it in her own kids. She’s heading up a three part series called, Conversations on Kids and Mental...

Saving for Future Generations with Sheletta

Saving for Future Generations with Sheletta
After Sheletta saw how her son Andrew handled his first McDonald's paycheck, she realized she had not taught her son how to save his money. Inspired by the realization, Sheletta decided it's time to teach us how to save our own money. Sheletta is hosting a free "Saving for the Future Generations" Workshop tonight on Youtube from...

How to “Calm Down”

How to “Calm Down”
We all have experienced a moment when saying "calm down" to a friend, partner, or child did the exact opposite. When you say "calm down" or "just relax," you are essentially saying that you need to stop expressing your emotions, leaving the other embarrassed and invalidated. Here to tell us why this happens and how we can take a gentler...

Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris
Dancing with the Stars host, former entertainment reporter, and Hopkins Minnesota native Samantha Harris was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 40. Today she joins us via Zoom, sharing her story of major lifestyle changes and inspiration to become a healthy living advocate. To learn more from the unstoppable optimist, visit...

Divorce & Insurance Coverage

Divorce & Insurance Coverage
This is the time of year for families to decide on insurance coverage.  Open enrollment can be stressful, particularly for divorced parents.  Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort from the Law Office of Terzich & Ort walk us through this sometimes challenging situation.

Breast Cancer Awareness with Allina

Breast Cancer Awareness with Allina
Breast Cancer became the most commonly diagnosed cancer as of 2021, and it accounts for 12% of all new annual cancer cases world wide. Sharing the importance of prevention practice and regular screenings, Dr. Natasha Rueth, Surgical Oncologist from Allina Health Cancer Institute is here today to promote breast health.

SPIRE College Tuition

SPIRE College Tuition
Deciding how to cover college tuition costs can be daunting for both students and parents. CEO of SPIRE Credit Union, Dan Stoltz, joins us today to share his tuition financing advice and breaks down his go to "B.O.O.K. Smart" acronym.

Bet On Yourself

Bet On Yourself
Many adults think they missed their moment to take a risk, make a life switch, or to stand up for what they want.  But there is always time to bet on yourself.  Professional speaker and personal coach, James Robilotta explains why its not too late and how to get started.

Sheletta Talks Divorce

Sheletta Talks Divorce
Sheletta Brundidge is a a broadcaster, Emmy award-winning comedian, and creator of the SHEletta Makes Me Laugh, a podcast network that will definitely make you laugh, cry, and feel all the emotions. She's here today to talk about a tough topic - divorce. Sheletta walks us through her own recent experience with divorce, and let's us know that...

What is Self Care?

What is Self Care?
By now we know the importance of “self care” – but exactly, what does that mean?  Does it mean a day at the spa?  Taking a bath surrounded by candles?  Dr. Karin Ryan from Nystrom & Associates gives us more insight.

Comparing Insurance Companies

Comparing Insurance Companies
Even though you haven’t seen a billboard with their name on it, or a commercial on TV advertising them, doesn’t necessarily mean they aren’t the best fit for you.  The folks at The Canopy Group Representing Auto Owners explains that those unknown companies might be what you want.

Gaslighting

Gaslighting
Back in 1938, a play called Gas Light opened in London and a film version was released in 1944. It was the story of an abusive marriage where the husband made the wife think she was going crazy. One of the ways he did that was by telling her that the gas lights in their apartment were not getting dimmer when, in fact, they were.  The term...

Financial Wellness

Financial Wellness
According to various reports, 78% of adults live paycheck to paycheck, 3 in 5 people don’t keep a budget and 4 in 7 say they can’t manage their finances.  The team at SPIRE Credit Union can help with that.  SPIRE President Dan Stoltz shares some advice. W – Wellness E – Educate L – Long Term L – Life Happens For...

Homeowners Insurance

A lot of folks have been working from home a whole lot more lately, so do you need to update your homeowners insurance to account for the business taking place at home?  The folks at the Canopy Group Representing Auto Owners Insurance fills us in.

Fair Insider:  What to Bring

Fair Insider:  What to Bring
KSTP’s Mike Marcotte knows the Minnesota State Fair inside and out.  Here are things you need to bring with you for the fair – and what you can leave at home. Bring: Back Pack Hand Sanitizer Water Bottle Non-Alcoholic Beverages Your 2020 Admission Tickets Closed Toe Shoes Cash Leave: Alcohol Sunscreen...