How New Tax Laws Affect You With H&R Block  

Even if you haven’t seen any changes to your paycheck, the new tax laws could affect you. Heather Fuller from H&R Block helped us separate myth from fact when it comes to the new tax laws.

Spring Baby Gear  

Spring is near my friends and that means out with the old, in with the new!  The same rings true for products. Now is the time when we start seeing the latest and greatest hit store shelves, even in the baby world. Katie Blozis from Bump Club and Beyond Twin Cities stopped by with new spring Baby Gear.

Trading with Online Trading Academy Minneapolis  

If you don't already invest in the stock market, it can seem intimidating to dive in. Kevin Young from Online Trading Academy Minneapolis stopped by to tell us how easy it can be to invest in the stock market and see some great results.

Super Saver: Spruce Up Your Home  

President's Day weekend is known for their big sales -- a lot of which have ended. But if you missed out our Super Saver says there are still big deals to be had, especially if you want to spruce up your home. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson shares her picks to save big on everything from furniture to towels and even tile.

Super Saver Date Deals  

If you’re tired of the whole dinner and movie date, our Super Saver Kelli Hanson found unique date night ideas with a deal!

Travel Hacks with the Thrifty Traveler  

Jared Kamrowski is the man behind Thrifty Traveler, a website dedicated in finding the best deals on airfare. Jared is based in the Twin Cities and features a flight leaving from the MSP airport every day. He stops by the studio with travel hacks to help save you cash.

As Seen On TV  

As Seen On TV products are big business and with a new year, comes a new list of things to try. Emily Engberg put some of them to the test and shares her thoughts.

Super Bowl Entertaining Tips   Back To Top

Lifestyle expert, Lisa Adams shared her favorite Super Bowl entertaining tips guaranteed to tackle the big game with a touchdown-worthy party.

1/24 Super Saver   Back To Top

Whether or not your team is playing in the Super Bowl, it's still a good reason to throw a party!  Our Super Saver rounded up a few great spots that will do all the work for you - so you can just worry about having fun!

Author of "Beyond Grit" and the Minnesota Vikings   Back To Top

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant. She also works with the Minnesota Vikings. She shares what kind of mindset you need to have to pull off something like the "Minnesota Miracle" and how those lessons could be applied to your life too. 

Super Saver: Best Budgeting Blogs   Back To Top

If budgeting and really saving some cash is at the top of your list this year, our Super Saver has found some resources you're gonna want to jot down. Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson found a few of the best budgeting blogs online.

Myths About Divorce   Back To Top

There is a lot of information out there about divorce and you might think you would know what to do if you were ever facing that decision. You might even think you know enough to give advice.  Many times what you might think - might, in fact, be wrong.  From the law firm, Terzich and Ort, Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort debunk some of the myths.

SuperSaver: January Deals   Back To Top

If one of your New Year Resolutions was to get ripped, good news, gym memberships are cheaper in January. Gyms are waiving fees and giving you all the free trials just to get you in the door.  More obvious, but something else on sale this month is coats!

Household Hacks   Back To Top

Nickie Carrigan is a busy mom and owns her own business. You’ve seen her on Twin Cities Live teaching Steve and Elizabeth how to do push-ups with the correct form but today she shares some of her favorite household hacks.

Mindset Makeover   Back To Top

Chances are, you're hearing a lot of people talk about their New Year's Resolutions, their goals, intentions, their word of the year in 2018, you name. A recent study says only 39% of people in their 20's achieve their resolution goals each year. And the older you are - the worse it gets. Only 14% of people in their fifties meet their resolution goals. Life Coach Barb Churchill says you can accomplish any goal with the right mindset.

Super Saver: Advice on Returns   Back To Top

If you had to pull out your acting hat again when opening grandma's gift this year -- you know the "Oh, I've always wanted this chicken oven mitt" response, then you're ready to make those returns.  Our Super Saver, TCL’s Kelli Hanson, stopped by to help us understand and navigate those lengthy return policies for your holiday gifts.

Holiday Entertaining   Back To Top

Lifestyle expert Lisa Adams shares her favorite tips and tricks for festive entertaining without the stress.

Divorce and Privacy with Terzich and Ort   Back To Top

Celebrities often go to great lengths to hide the details of their divorces, but your own private details can be made public when you're going through a divorce too. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort stopped by the studio to talk about what you can do to keep those details between you and your ex. 

Removing Tough Stains   Back To Top

The holidays are a fun and festive time everyone, but nothing is worse than spilling something on your best outfit. From wine spills to coffee mishaps, Kat Clobes from Saint Croix Cleaners shared “Do's and Don'ts” on removing tough stains.

Give a Gift That Keeps Giving Back   Back To Top

Although the says of savings bonds are done, there are ways for you to continue to make money off of the money you already have. Bill Wagner from Hiway Federal Credit Union shares some options for your own money, along with ideas for gifting money.

Gift for Tween Girls   Back To Top

If you've got boys -- video games pretty much have you covered for Christmas presents right? But girls, they have so many different tastes. And tween girls, they can be really hard to buy for.  It's why mom of three girls and owner of tween fashion subscription service Prink Style is taking the guesswork out of a shopping for girls. She stopped by with great gift ideas for tweens!

Mom & Baby Holiday Gift Guide   Back To Top

The website, Nameberry, recently released the most popular baby names for 2017. Topping the list for boy -- Atticus, Asher and Jack. Representing the girls -- number one is Olivia, then Cora and Amelia.

Discussion of Harassment, Inappropriate Behavior and More in the Media   Back To Top

After allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior against Matt Lauer and Minnesota icon Garrison Keillor, we invited in broadcasters Colleen Lindstrom from myTalk 107.1 and media personality Roshini Rajkumar to discuss what this means for women going forward. 

Suburb Specific Gift Basket Ideas   Back To Top

The team at Tiger Oak Media, who publish magazines highlighting communities around the Twin Cities, stopped by gift ideas for those who hold their loyalty to a specific part of the metro.

LearningRX: Connor’s Story   Back To Top

Here on Twin Cities Live we've shown you how the LearningRx brain training program works. We've introduced you to families and kids who say the brain games changed everything.  But there are still skeptics out there. And Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson found one -- a dad from Delano who didn't believe the program would ever help his son, until he saw the results for himself.

Holidays and Divorce   Back To Top

The holidays are stressful enough as it is, but adding a divorce to the mix can make it that much worse. But a little pre-planning can go a long way. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich and Ort join us to share their advice. 

Super Saver: Gifts that Give Back   Back To Top

When it comes to buying Christmas gifts – a lot of people have already started. And typically our Super Saver would swoop in with a coupon or a promo code. But not this week! Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson is here with gifts that give back, so you can feel good about the money you're spending.

Super Saver: What to Buy in November   Back To Top

Halloween came and went and that means it's time to start thinking about Christmas. Yes, we skipped a holiday in there, and so are retailers. Right now they're gearing up for those big shopping days -- Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  That means if they haven't already, your favorite stores are going to start slashing prices. 
But our TCL Super Saver says there are things you should definitely buy this month, and products you need to wait on.

Last Minute Halloween Costume and Makeup Ideas   Back To Top

Halloween is a lot of fun for the kids and the big kids, but getting inviting to a last minute celebration can be frightening. No fear!  Emily Engberg and makeup artist Julie Martin have come up with some fun things you can do last minute. They chose three ideas and put the looks together with things that can be easily found at your own home or for one quick trip to the drug store.

Colleges and Universities of Minnesota State   Back To Top

The week of October 23rd 2017 is a big one for folks looking to apply for colleges and universities here in Minnesota. Colleges and Universities of Minnesota State are waiting the application fees. The goal is to offset some of the stresses with fees. It’s a great way for traditional and non-traditional students to get involved in applying for school.