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Eating well during the holidays

The holidays offer many opportunities to enjoy special, once-a-year foods and treats. But if you’re trying to maintain a healthy weight, navigating the calorie-laden season can pose a challenge.


2014 Wisconsin farm income review

In this first in a series of podcasts produced in concert with the Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum, Bruce Jones talks about how Wisconsin farmers fared economically in 2014.

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Buying or using gift cards? Read the fine print

For many consumers, gift cards offer a simple, convenient solution for holiday gift giving. But shoppers need to stay on their toes when purchasing and using gift cards, says J. Michael Collins, University of Wisconsin-Extension family and consumer economics specialist and director of the UW-Madison Center for Financial Security.