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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

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Aug 15, 2017

According to a study by Harris Poll for the National Endowment for Financial Education, two in five Americans who have combined finances admit to lying to their partner or hiding information about money matters. The study found that about 46 percent of men and 38 percent of women have committed an act of financial deception. Kansas State University associate professor of personal financial planning, Sonya Britt, says that money is a common area for arguments in relationships. However, she says discussing finances early in a relationship can help avoid problems later.

Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.

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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.