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...

Budgeting For a Move

Budgeting For a Move
Buying a home is expensive enough, but its usually the hidden costs that you don’t plan for that get you.  President and CEO of SPIRE Credit Union has a simple acronym that can help you to plan a budget for your move. P – Patience A – Assistance C – Calendar C – Costs K – Keep Protected

Get Moving!

Get Moving!
Sitting and worrying about things do not get the job done. And, in fact, it can make things worse.  Dr. Karin Ryan from Nystrom & Associates explains how adding some bilateral movement to your life can help relieve the stress. Bilateral movement, or using moving both sides of your body, gets both sides of your brain activated and uses...

Be Less Judge-y

Be Less Judge-y
It’s easy to see something on social media or hear a bit of gossip and think you know the whole story.  The fact is, there’s usually more to it and it would be better if we were all a little less judge-y.  Author, Professional Speaker, and Personal Coach James Robilotta explains why that happens and what we should do instead.

OARR: Observe vs. Absorb, Respond vs. React

OARR: Observe vs. Absorb, Respond vs. React
Back to school means something very different this year and based on what parents, students and teachers experienced in the last 18 months, we want to give you some fresh tips that will have a larger impact than the latest styles in backpacks. Life Coach Barbara Churchill created a tool to help deal with difficult situations and is seeing...

Gut Brain Connection

Gut Brain Connection
You know how getting anxious or nervous can actually upset your stomach?  There is a real connection happening there.  Dr. Karin Ryan from Nystrom & Associates explains the connection with your gut and your brain.

Be a Better Man

Be a Better Man
We talk a lot about mental health because many people deal with it.  However, men probably don’t talk about it as much as they should.  Author, professional speaker, and personal coach, James Robilotta, tells us why he thinks that and what should be done instead. Find James on social media as James T. Robo and listen to his podcast,...

Confirmation Bias

Confirmation Bias
When you believe something to be true, it’s easy to look for the information that confirms this belief and pass right by the ones that dispute it.  That is what is called “confirmation bias” and it can be a real problem for a lot of reasons.  Dr. Karin Ryan from Nystrom & Associates explains what this is and why we should change.

The Pleasure Is All Yours

The Pleasure Is All Yours
Licensed Holistic Psychologist, relationship therapist, author, and public speaker Dr. Rachel Allyn wrote a book called, The Pleasure is All Yours: Reclaim Your Body’s Bliss and Reignite Your Passion for Life.  Dr. Allyn joins us to help us deal with this important topic that most don’t know how to talk about. Through August 31, 2021,...