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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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Nov 21, 2022

With the gift-giving season drawing nearer, mental, physical and financial stress may be increasing – especially considering the cost of almost everything is higher than last year. Kansas State University family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss (kish) says focusing on what makes the holidays special for...


Oct 17, 2022

Rising prices seem to be hitting us everywhere we look – in the grocery store, at the pump and even at our favorite restaurants. And, there may not be much relief in sight. A recent report showed inflation is increasing faster than the average wages of American workers. As a result, the average household will pay...


Aug 22, 2022

The average American checks their credit score – the number that reflects their creditworthiness – around four times a year. A credit score, based on information in a credit report, is typically used to determine whether they are approved for loans, credit cards or even renting an apartment. According to a survey...


Apr 11, 2022

The cost of everything seems to be going up. So how do you deal with increased prices? A K-State Research and Extension family resource management specialist says strategic budgeting, planning, and cutting costs where possible can help reduce the financial impact of higher prices. Elizabeth Kiss (kish) also suggests...


Mar 14, 2022

Whether it’s called a scam, con, fraud or theft, people taking advantage of others financially continues to be a major problem. K-State Research and Extension agent for the Southwind District, Barbara Stockebrand, says it can happen anytime to anyone and that technology has opened the door for people with bad...