Comparison Olympics

Comparison Olympics
Many of us make a habit of comparing ourselves to others.  Not only is this unhealthy, it usually actually hurts us in the long run.  Author, Speaker, and Coach James Robilotta has advice on ways to improve your life and stop the habit. Click here to purchase his book, Leading Imperfectly. Where do we compare ourselves to others? ...

Divorce During COVID-19

Divorce During COVID-19
All of this together time might not be a good thing for all married couples.  In fact, there is speculation that this is what may have lead to Kelly Clarkson’s decision to file for divorce from her husband of seven years, Brandon Blackstock. Jodi Terzich and Shannon Ort of the law firm Terzich and Ort explain how divorce can still happen...

Navigating the Issues of Racism

Navigating the Issues of Racism
The events of the last few weeks have called into question all kinds of issues with regards to racism and society.  Kelli McLoud-Schingen, President and Founder of KMS Intercultural Consulting, talks with us about how we can take action. Click here to watch Kelli’s TEDx talk. Some of Kelli’s favorite resources include: ...

Being an Ally

Being an Ally
Given the current state of our country, James Robilotta believes now - more than ever – it’s important to reflect and also take action to spread more awareness.  James is author of Leading Imperfectly, Professional Speaker, Personal Coach, and an entrepreneur.  He joins us to explain what it means to him being a white ally in social...

Mathnasium

Mathnasium
The typical “summer slide” is always a challenge where kids typically forget months worth of material and have to spend weeks re-learning it in the fall.  This year could be even worse with the distance learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Boby Tarnowski and Andy Ahlschlager from Mathnasium say that is where they can...

The COVID-19 Slide

The COVID-19 Slide
You may have heard of what teachers call the “summer slide.” That’s where kids lose some of the reading and math skills they learned over the summer time.  Educators are now predicting that students will lose as much as 30% of their reading skills when they return to school in the fall due to what they are calling “The COVID-19...

What You Need to Know to Donate

What You Need to Know to Donate
The recent events in the Twin Cities has created a shortage of suppies in certain areas of Minneapolis and St. Paul.  The communities have stepped up with donations of everything from food to medical supplies.  Lindsay Guentzel has some advice on how to help.

The Canopy Group

The Canopy Group
The COVID-19 crisis has made a lot of people take a look at their finances.  Paul Borchert from The Canopy Group has some tips on how to save some money in the world of insurance. To contact The Canopy Group to find out if they can help save you some money on your home or auto insurance, click here.

Galit Breen

Galit Breen
Galit Breen is the author of Kindness Wins,  a guide that teaches our kids how to be kind online says there are two ways to look at screen time - active and passive and there's one we should encourage. She chatted with TCL Reporter Kelli Hanson via Skype.

Personal Finances

Personal Finances
Personal finance is a big enough stressor.  Now you have to put the circumstances of the pandemic on top of that and it can be overwhelming.  Elizabeth chatted with Dan Stoltz, the President and CEO of SPIRE Credit Union.  He gave us a list of Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to your finances. SPIRE is a full-service financial...

Rewrite Your Quarantine Story

Rewrite Your Quarantine Story
If you’ve been feeling a bit unmotivated, uninspired, and even discouraged during this time of COVID chaos, its time to get unstuck!  Author, speaker, and coach, James Robilotta has tips to help you rewrite your quarantine story. James’ Tips: Patterns are for Quilts Presence over Presents Stop “Shoulding” on Yourself ...

Money Decisions During a Pandemic

Money Decisions During a Pandemic
A national best-selling author, Youtube personality, and speaker, Anthony ONeal’s goal is to encourage young adults to make smart money decisions.  According to CNN Bussiness around 30 million Americans have filed for unemployment since mid March.  Yet, 4 million college students will graduate this year looking to enter the workforce. ...

Multiply Your Money

If your financial situation is causing you some anxiety, Sarah Von Bargen of the Yes and Yes blog has a plan.  All you need to set aside is one hour of your time to create an action plan that will multiply your money. Use up your gift cards Cas in your credit card miles or points Make sure your emergency fund is in a high-interest...

MoneyTalks: Rachel Cruze

MoneyTalks: Rachel Cruze
We want to provide you with valuable information regarding your finances during this uncertain times.  Rachel Cruze is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and speaker.  She is passionate about helping others become smart with their money.  Rachel offers some advice. Click here to connect with Rachel and learn more financial...

Taking on Different Roles

Taking on Different Roles
A lot is being asked of all of us right now. But if you work and have kids, you are now expected to work from home and become your kids’ teacher and parent – all at the same time.  Life coach Barbara Churchill says don’t expect to do it all perfectly. Barbara Churchill is a leadership and confidence coach and is offering TCL viewers...

MoneyTalks with a Personal Finance Expert

MoneyTalks with a Personal Finance Expert
Chris Hogan is a best selling author, a personal finance expert, host of The Chris Hogan Show, and is a personality of Dave Ramsey Solutions.  Chris joins us to answer your personal finance questions and how to create wealth. Click here to start your free 14 day trial of Financial Peace University for free.  

Prioritize Your Mental Wellbeing

Prioritize Your Mental Wellbeing
As we all face new daily schedules and new stressors, it’s important to prioritize you mental wellbeing.  Success Coach Roshini Rajkumar explains how to find those pockets of positivity. Check Your Mindset – your inner narrative matters Suggested Resources: Oprah & Deepak Chopra 21-Day Meditation Experience Calm App ...

Virtual Happy Hours

Virtual Happy Hours
Meeting your friends and co-workers for happy hour has definitely changed.  With bars and restaurants closed, happy hour is looking a little different.  Producer Lisa Adams shares tips for making your virtual happy hour a successful happy hour. Local breweries are still making your favorite beverages that you can pick up. Unmapped...