Sep 27, 2015

Do You Really Need AWD in the Snow?

Consumer Reports

Why NFL Players Are So Likely to Declare Bankruptcy

Dangerous bird with dagger beak

Striking quickly with their sharp bills, these pterodacytyl-like monsters have no natural predators and can even cause serious injury to humans. Great blue heron chicks are often aggressive toward each other and some are pushed out of the nest.--Seattle Audubon Society.

Vacuums That Make a Clean Sweep

Vacuum Reviews

The 10 Commandments of Salary Negotiation

The 10 Commandments of Salary Negotiation

Here’s What It Cost Me to Be in a Sorority for 4 Years

Wedding Venue Fined $305K For Taking Deposits For Events It Couldn’t Possibly Host


5 Great TV Deals in All Screen Sizes

 Consumer Reports

The Best Reason Not To Wait To Take Social Security

When Friends Push Financial Fraud

Consumer Reports

Why It’s Better to Live Near Trader Joe’s Rather Than Whole Foods

3 Ways You Can Help Protect Against Elder Scams


Sep 21, 2015

Be careful of hotel room real estate seminars!

In the past, there have been Wisconsin consumers sorry they attended get-rich-quick real estate seminars in hotels. Two things to keep in mind: out-of-town businesses that operate in hotels eventually leave town.  And if real estate deals are so profitable  why aren't these experts taking their own advice rather than trying to sell it to you?

Why You Can’t Trust the Advice You Get from Social Security

Oh deer!

Sometimes you see a lot of deer along the Rock River in Janesville. If you are very lucky, you will see them swimming. If you have hostas, they will visit your backyard and leave you with nubs. Or deer may suddenly appear at your backyard cook out, and then gallop off. I've seen groups of them come up from the river at the western edge of Lustig park, jump the fence at the Wisconsin School for the Blind and then race around residential areas in the middle of the street. The ones you will see in this video were filmed at Lustig before they jumped the fence.

Police: Robbery Suspect Told Pizza Restaurant Worker He Was “Having A Bad Day”


Yes, Owners Of Recalled Volkswagens Can File Deceptive Marketing Complaints With The FTC


Is Running Your Own Business Worth the Hassle?


How to Protect Yourself From Scams on Craigslist


50.4% of employees expect to work for a different company just 1 year from now. Find out why

[New Report] The greatness gap: The state of employee disengagement

The Fed Left Interest Rates Alone. Here’s What it Means for You

Apple CarPlay Turns Your Auto Into an iPhone on Wheels


Car battery thefts from hybrid cars, especially Prius' on the rise in San Francisco

Four ways to spot a student loan scam

" I created a fake business and bought it an amazing online reputation"


Sep 13, 2015

Desert so hostile that man has yet to set foot on it

The beautiful Sand Barrens of the Lower Wisconsin River with its cactus and lizards are called the Wisconsin Desert, but the hostile desert Glen Loyd takes us to this week seems devoid of life.

Don’t Pay A Telemarketer $500 Up Front For A Discount Travel Club Membership


10 Things Never to Say in a Work Email

For-Profit Colleges Lead The Way On Loan Defaults


Salmonella Outbreak In Minnesota Linked To At Least 17 Chipotle Restaurants


Spotting the Signs of Food Poisoning

Consumer Reports

State AGs And Former RadioShack Reach Unredeemed Gift Card Settlement

Another reason not to buy gift cards! My advice is never every buy gift cards!

Sony: You Actually Shouldn’t Use Waterproof Xperia Phones Underwater


Turns out that some MRIs can hurt you. Especially if you have 17 of them

 Consumer Health Choices

2 Ways to Turn Your Phone Into a Pro-Quality Camera

Yahoo Tech

Sep 7, 2015

Is it a new census form -- or a scam?

Walleye, Northern Pike and Family Fun

My Weekly Janesville Gazette Video
Just up river from my Studio in Janesville is the It's a Keeper Bait Shop, a fun place if you're hankering to catch a fish or hungry. Children are welcome and appreciated.

Trump University Was A Scam, Say Former Students

NY Ethics Board Drops Trump Complaint About Attorney General

ABC News

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

2015 Best & Worst Fuel Economy

 Consumer Reports

8 Car Repair Mistakes That Can Cost You

8 Car Repair Mistakes That Can Cost You 

Man Masquerading As Walmart Employee Walks Out The Door With Four Big Screen TVs


13 Windows 10 Bugs Microsoft Needs to Fix Right Now/David Pogue

Yahoo Tech

Consumer Interest In electronic Wearables Fading Fast


Almost None of the Women in the Ashley Madison Database Ever Used the Site [Updated]


Meijer investigated in Wisconsin for pricing too low

Fake Boss Wire Transfer Scammers Have Now Stolen $1.2 Billion From Companies


Why you shouldn't let your gas tank drop below 1/4 tank

Clark Howard