Home loans and credit monitoring
Although many people use "credit report" and "credit score" interchangeably, the two are not the same.
Financial tools
In the best of worlds, people never stop improving their ability to make smart financial choices. It's a lifelong endeavor, with the financial decisions people face changing as they age and circumstances shift.
Peggy Olive
Four financial strategies can help people use their money to balance their needs with enjoyment of their lives, UW-Extension senior outreach specialist Peggy Olive said in an Aug. 5, 2015, talk at the Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs.
Making financial decisions about health insurance can be difficult for people who are unable to understand what's included in their coverage plans.
Voter ID tarot
Wisconsinites are hearing some familiar arguments lately about a pending change in the state's election law, with proponents saying it will streamline the democratic process in Wisconsin and others saying it will undermine low-income and minority voters. No, this change is not about Wisconsin's voter ID law.
As the groundwater education specialist for the Center for Watershed Science and Education at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Kevin Masarik gets a lot of questions from Wisconsin residents about their well water and how to go about testing its safety. Here are a few basic questions I regularly encounter.
Monster soup
For those Wisconsinites who use a well, here are nine tips for making sure their drinking water is as safe as possible.
Private well
Recent news about water quality in Wisconsin and elsewhere naturally may have people wondering about the quality of what's coming out of their faucets at home.
Although nearly 900,000 Wisconsin households rely on private wells for drinking water, its quality is not a matter of certainty.
Jars of pickled peppers
Canning is a practice sealed into Wisconsin's soul — the state has a "pickle bill" on the law books after all.