If you are getting ready to take a cruise, or you’ve taken one and forgot to pack some items, Louise Kurzeka from AAA Travel Store
is here to help! When packing think strategically, she says and gives us her top product picks to pack before setting sail.
Social Media like Twitter and Instagram, even emails, are a big part of people’s lives these days. But there are certain rules and expectations that should be followed. A Minnesota public relations firm, Goff Public, put together a book called, The Anne E. Answers Guide to Communications Etiquette in the Digital Age. Chief Operating Officer of Goff Public, Jennifer Hellman, explains some of the rules of the digital age.
Linked In is a professional networking site. The site should be used by business professionals and job seekers to connect with people you have met through business and education. The biggest mistake by people using Linked In: connecting with people they have never met and having incomplete profiles.
Facebook is a social networking site to be used by anyone who wants to connect and share with friends. You should only connect with people who are friends in the real world. The biggest mistake by people using Facebook: over-sharing.
Twitter is a micro massaging site. Anyone can use Twitter but the people who should be using it are reporters, elected officials, and celebrities. You can connect – or “follow” – anyone. The biggest mistake may by people on Twitter is not making your tweets interactive. Twitter is all about conversations!
There are some people in this world that are just tough to get along with in everybody’s life. The author of The Happy Hour Effect, Kristen Brown, has ways to help us learn how to deal with these difficult people.
Now-a-days, going through a divorce can be even trickier with social media. While it can be a great way to share photos and stay connected to friends and families, but you might have to be a little careful with it when going through a divorce.
Vice Chairman of TCF Bank, Tom Jasper, says there are three big financial concerns that can be tough to deal with. Tom has some advice on preventing identity theft, saving money, and getting a mortgage.
In 1957, new moms were complaining about loss of sleep, chronic tiredness or exhaustion, extensive confinement to the home and the resulting curtailment of their social contacts. Add to that, giving up the satisfaction and the income of outside employment, additional washing and ironing, and the guilt at not being a better mother. These are still common complaints of moms today.
A lot is changing in today’s world. Land lines are disappearing and payphones are practically non-existent for example. Parents have to decide when their kids should have cell phones – and who should pay for them. That is just one of the decisions being made as the kids get older that will cost them money. Author and blogger of 401k Kid, Tracie Shroyer thinks she has the answers.
When a couple splits and announces that they are separated, that usually means they are headed for divorce. Anne Tressler, from Tressler Law, explains if a legal separation is necessary in the state of Minnesota.
It’s the most romantic day of the year but does it also give you anxiety? Our advice guru, Carla Barnhill, is here to help you get some of the issues resolved that keep you from fully enjoying the day.
Tracie Shroyer, author of Investing in your 401(K) Kid, made it her goal to have her kids understand money and set them up for financial success. She shares her five steps for teaching your kids about money.
You may have heard about the 52 Week Money Challenge. Our Super Saver, Carrie Rocha says you should be doing that challenge in just the opposite order! Start by saving the highest dollar amount the first week and then reduce the amount as you go. Carrie explains how to get financially fit for 2014.
Our resident psychic and medium, Jodi Livon, wants to give you some guidance and inspiration in the New Year. She has picked out a few audience members for a rapid reading.
If you ever got stranded in your car this winter, are you prepared? AAA Travel Store’s
Louise Kurzeka is here with her must haves to survive in extreme winter weather.
Family schedules can be busy, but volunteer work could be a great way to spend time together. Parenting expert Jenny Hanlon
has some ways that your kids can volunteer that match their interests and don't have to feel like added work.
Less than half of the population even make New Years resolutions – and more than half that did make them have already failed. Kristen Brown, author of The Happy Hour Effect has some secrets to making your resolutions a success.
Winter weather is known for contributing to dry, itchy skin and the sub zero temps we just experienced didn’t help with that one bit! Dr. Jaime Davis from Uptown Dermatology
has some effective over the counter remedies.
It use to be, when a woman got pregnant when she had to tell her husband she just blurted the news out to him. Now-a-days, people are coming up with a lot more creative ways to reveal their pregnancies and ways to reveal the gender. Party Planner, Kelly Anderson shows us some of the more creative ways.
Your wedding day is usually one of the happiest days of your life. Going through a divorce is the complete opposite. But how you deal with the split can make a big difference. Legal analyst from Tressler Law, Anne Tressler, explains ways to handle it for the best outcome.
When you are at a gathering do you notice that some people are just not “present” and rather, are plugged into their iphone, or ipad, or another techy device? We’ve called in our advice guru, Carla Barnhill, to not only help you become present in 2014 but how you can get others to unplug too!
All the presents are opened and the gift wrapping is thrown away. Now it’s time to take a really good look at what you got. More than likely, there are a few things that you might need to take back. Our Super Saver, Carrie Rocha is here with what you can expect when you head back to return them – and what might be worth picking up while you’re there.
It’s time to get all those holiday gifts wrapped and under the tree. Sara O’Kern from the Container Store
is here with ways to get your package wrapped so it looks like a professional did it – including how to make a bow yourself.
Psychic and medium Jodi Livon is a fan favorite on Twin Cities Live. When she gives audience members a reading on the show, Jodi doesn’t have a whole lot of time to get into it. Her actual readings can last up to an hour.
Twin Cities Live intern, Kayla, started modeling when she was just a kid – along with her twin sister Alison. While shopping with their mom, the girls got noticed. Since being discovered they have done several ads, some runway shows, and have been featured in magazines.
Our cookbook lover, Elizabeth, chose some of her favorite cookbooks and paired them up with additional gift ideas that would be perfect for giving at the holidays.
Whenever there are kids involved, getting a divorce is even tougher to deal with. Dealing with kids and custody can be tough so we brought in legal analyst, Ann Tressler from Tressler Law
to help us understand how that all works in Minnesota.
If the man in your life needs ideas for what to get you for Christmas, La Vie Boutique
in Woodbury is the place to send them. They’ve got something for everyone there.
Traveling by airplanes has enough annoying things about it. Not enough leg room, small seats and all their delays are just a few of them. When you make the effort to avoid one of the headaches by packing in a carry-on to avoid checking your bag just to be told it’s too big once you get there, is enough to put anyone over the edge.
One of the hardest things in Hollywood, it seems, is to stay married. This may be the reason that many stars have prenuptial agreements. Anne Tressler, a legal analyst from Tressler Law
, is here to discuss how common pre-nups are and what that means for working after divorce.
Tech Producer Christian Unser and his panel of kid testers have been checking out toys all week to let you know if they are worth picking up for the holiday season. The newest NERF toys was put to the test.
Tech Producer, Christian Unser, and his pint-sized panel put some childhood toys to the test.