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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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Oct 11, 2021

Halloween is fast approaching. For many, that marks the beginning of the end-of-year holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas and other December celebrations, and New Year’s Eve. Kansas State University family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss (kish) retailers want us to be thinking about the holidays....


Jul 19, 2021

Studies show many Americans don’t have enough emergency savings to cover expenses for three months. However, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many are more aware of just how crucial an emergency fund can be. Building an emergency fund has always been an essential step toward achieving financial security....


Apr 19, 2021

The K-State Research and Extension family resource management team is launching a series of free webinars to help participants sharpen their financial skills. Three family resource management team members, Cindy Williams, Gary Fike and Monica Thayer discuss how this series can help people boost their money...


Apr 5, 2021

April is National Financial Literacy Month. According to K-State Research and Extension family resource management specialist Elizabeth Kiss, (kish) establishing a budget and a plan to meet immediate, intermediate and long-term financial goals can help us gain better control of our finances.

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Feb 15, 2021

According to the U.S. Financial Capability Survey, about 52% of Kansans have a rainy day fund that could cover expenses for three months. However, that leaves a lot of Kansans who need to set up an emergency fund or increase their existing fund. K-State Research and Extension resource management specialist Elizabeth...