Advice

Vacation Rental Services  

Vacations are fun but planning them isn't. For example, where are you going to stay? Don't book that hotel room just yet, just stay at a stranger's house. Travel planner and founder of Allé, Irina Vishnevskaya has advice on making the most out of rental services like Airbnb.

Understanding Your Credit Score  

In the results of a survey by NerdWallet, nearly half of Americans didn't know that a bad credit score can limit cell phone service options. Understanding your credit score and how to improve is more of a journey than a quick snapshot. Bill Wagner from Hiway Federal Credit Union debunks credit score myths and offers advice on keeping your score intact. 

Then & Now: Divorce Law  

Attorneys Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort, from Terzich and Ort, explains how things have changed in the courts minds when it comes to the law of divorce. 

Home Improvements Worth Making Now  

You want to get your home fixed up when it's time to sell, but then you don't get to enjoy those improvements! Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group share what they think is worth doing right now, even if you aren't planning to sell for years to come.

Editing with Instagram  

If you're only using the built-in filters to make your Instagram pictures pop, you aren't taking advantage of everything the photo app has to offer! TCL producer and photographer Christian Unser shows us how to use all of those tools to make your pictures look even better!

Dos and Don'ts of Texting  

Texting is everywhere these days, but sometimes you should just pick up the phone instead. Presence engineer and corporate coach Roshini Rajkumar shares her dos and don'ts of texting.

What to Wear: Family Photos  

Family photos should be memories you cherish for years and years, instead they often tend to be stressful. What to wear, how to wear it, where to take the picture, where to hang it! Professional Stylist Wendy Witherspoon says don’t match, instead coordinate! She stopped by with tips to make photo day stress free and full of personality.

Tips for Valleyfair Back To Top

Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson found out how to make the most of your day at Valleyfair – starting the moment you enter the parking lot.

Summertime Goals   Back To Top

Summer is filled with pool days, BBQ’s and cabin trips, it's a fun time of year but it can also be very busy. Come September, how often do you find yourself saying, summer flew by! Bestselling author, Kristen Brown has made it her mission to help others maximize their time she has action steps you can take to make this summer your most productive one yet.

Hot Wedding Trends   Back To Top

The Editor of Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Weddings, Emily Howald Sefton, shares four hot wedding trends for summer 2017!

Behave Your Best: Proactive Toddler Program   Back To Top

Any parent will tell you that being a mom or dad is wonderful and fulfilling. But there will be hard days because, well, parenting is tough!

Fun Household Hacks   Back To Top

We all have things around our house that we tend to toss when we're done with them. But some of these items can be used in new ways. Reporter Emily Engberg has some interesting new uses for a handful of items that may surprise you.

Avoiding the Summer Slump with LearningRX   Back To Top

Kids are just days away from throwing the books and papers in the air and running out of the school building at the final bell.
That only happens in the movies, we know, but here’s what is very real: Parents rejoicing that they get a break from homework help for a few months. On the flip side, there's also the worry that their child won't catch up. TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson introduces us to a mom who no longer worries about the summer slump thanks to a LearningRx, she says changed her son's life.

Dealing with Custody Changes   Back To Top

A couple in Maryland lost custody of their children after posting a series of "pranking" videos on YouTube. Jodi and Shannon from Terzich & Ort stop by to talk about what needs to happen in Minnesota to change a custody agreement.
 

Travel Gift Ideas   Back To Top

Whether you know of a college graduate or looking for a last minute Mother's Day gift, the AAA Minneapolis Travel Store has plenty of ideas. Linda Snyder stops by with options, including a clutch bag that will charge your cell phone. 

Why You Want To Get Bumped From Your Flight   Back To Top

Former 5 Eyewitness News reporter Mark Albert is now the Editor-in-Chief of The Voyage Report. He stopped by the studio to tell us why you WANT to get bumped from your next flight.

Toxic Relationships   Back To Top

Unfollowing someone on Instagram or defriending a buddy on Facebook happens all the time. 
But "defriending" someone is not as easy in real life situations. Life and business strategist Jasna Burza has tips on three types of friends you may need to break up with.

Red-Hot North American Travel Destinations   Back To Top

Whether you like planning your own vacation or want someone to coordinate the logistics for you, the team at AAA Minneapolis can help you select the summer vacation you won't forget. Travel Expert Renata Faeth shares three destinations in North America worth the visit.

Dealing with Seasonal Allergies   Back To Top

Coughing, sneezing, sniffling... oh yes, the signs of spring are here!  Millions of people across the U.S. are beginning to suffer from seasonal allergies! Dr. Ryan Dick from Entira Family Clinics shares his tips and what you can do you experience relief!

Unique Kid Birthday Parties   Back To Top

Twin Cities Live is celebrating 9 years on air this month! Our show premiered on April 21st, 2008 and we didn’t want to limit the party to just one day, so we’re celebrating all month long!

Best Birthday Freebies in the Twin Cities   Back To Top

TCL's Local Guy About Town, Mike Marcotte, hunted for the best birthday freebies you can get in the Twin Cities!

Marriage Issues That Are Also Divorce Issues   Back To Top

Jodi and Shannon from Terzich & Ort stop by to talk about how issues that come up during divorce proceedings are the same issues that come up during marriages. And it's easier to deal with them during a marriage than during a divorce.

Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals   Back To Top

TCL Producer and fitness coach, Brittany Larson explains how you can start following through on your goals!

Dealing with Custody and Moving   Back To Top

Actress Scarlett Johansson is going through a divorce with her soon-to-be-ex-husband who was born in France. He wants the kids with him there and she wants the kids to stay with her in the states. Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort from Terzich and Ort stopped by to explain how this would be handled in Minnesota.

Avoid Mistakes When Refinancing Your Mortgage   Back To Top

With uncertainty on where mortgage interest rates will go, Americans are coming out in full force to refinance. We enlisted the help of Bill Wagner from Hiway Federal Credit Union to talk through options, including common mistakes homeowners make with financing their home. 

Lucky Rapid Readings   Back To Top

Our Happy Medium Jodi Livon says if you’ve ever said “I feel lucky today,” you may be on to something. That’s because that feeling means you’re in line with your intuition. Jodi stopped by to give a few lucky audience members their very own reading. 

How to Save Big on Travel   Back To Top

Former 5 Eyewitness News reporter Mark Albert is now the Editor-in-Chief of The Voyage Report. He caught up with Steve and Elizabeth via Skype to share some great Spring Break travel deals and advice.

How to Hygge   Back To Top

Everybody’s talking about ‘Hygge.’ It’s the Danish concept of coziness that’s become a world-wide trend Bradley Traynor from myTalk 107.1 stopped by to teach us how to Hygge.

Tax Advice from H&R Block   Back To Top

With the April 18 tax filing deadline just weeks away, millions of Americans still need to file their tax returns. Whether they’re still trying to decide how to file their taxes, double- and triple-checking their returns to make sure they didn’t miss a penny or simply procrastinating, here are the three things taxpayers need to know before April 18.

Packing for Spring Break   Back To Top

Linda Snyder from AAA Minneapolis shows us some products that will help save you space in your suitcase when packing for your spring break destination.