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Sept. 1, 2015
| BloodCenter of Wisconsin Thanks Donors with Complimentary Gas Card
Donors asked to save the day for patients leading up to Labor Day weekendAs the Labor Day holiday approaches, BloodCenter of Wisconsin is asking the community to save the day for patients in need by donating blood. As a small token of thanks for their life-saving gift, everyone who attempts to do...
Posted by michellepilak at 12:59 p.m. | Talkbacks
Aug. 24, 2015
| BloodCenter Announces Big League Blood Drive
Tractor accident survivor plans to send "thank yous" to all donorsMilwaukee, Wis. - August 24, 2015 - The family of Jason Pansier, the 37-year-old Brown County man who received a remarkable 250 units of blood after being critically injured in a tractor rollover on July 8, is partnering ...
Posted by michellepilak at 4:32 p.m. | Talkbacks
July 22, 2015
| Enhance Your Next Outdoor Adventure With Your Smartphone
Venturing into the wonderful world outdoors is a space where anyone can get reacquainted with nature. It is a great time to leave your phones behind and indulge in all our planet has to offer. With advancements in technology however, it is almost impossible to head out into the wild...
Posted by Enconio at 9:15 a.m. | Talkbacks
| Grooming and Shaving Stubble
If you have scruffy face hair that ruin your look, here are some tips to enhance your facial look. Some of us may think that growing a beard will always give you a scruffy face and not good-looking. But actually, grooming the stu...
Posted by Enconio at 9:06 a.m. | Talkbacks
July 18, 2015
| Expressing Yourself through Writing
Most people overlook the therapeutic value of writing. It is a great resource and can be used by almost anyone. The act of writing down your thoughts can bring comfort and satisfaction unlike any other activity. And you don’t have to come up with profound, organized and amazing literary pie...
Posted by Enconio at 7:55 a.m. | Talkbacks
May 14, 2015
| Moving Out Finally!
Moving OutThere comes a moment in (hopefully) every young person's life where they get the glorious task of moving out of their parent's house. Leaving home might be an exciting experience, as it should be, but it can also be frightening and eye opening. Naturally, whether you're moving at 18 or...
Posted by SamuelClemens at 12:49 p.m. | Talkbacks
May 13, 2015
| Cant Get No Sales Satisfaction
I just got a new car. What a terrible experience. I was looking for something cheaper since I only commute two miles. Plus, I realized that I'm just not a car guy. A few years ago I got the car I always wanted and then was like, "ehhh". Not the big deal I had thought. Now I ...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:32 p.m. | Talkbacks
April 7, 2015
| Home Sweet Home
HOME SWEET HOME. By Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Our 15 year-old couches are torn and smell of "recycled" baby formula that lives deep in the cushions. Yes, these couches perfectly match the finger print smudged walls and stained carpets, but my wife and I decided it was time fo...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:45 p.m. | Talkbacks
March 6, 2015
| Couch Potato Investing
PORCH CHAT - Reflections from the Front PorchCouch Potato InvestingBy Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®Urban Dictionary defines a couch potato as a lazy person who does nothing but sit on the couch and watch television. I really like the synonym they list -- a sofa spud. Encouraging someone t...
Posted by FrontPorch at 1:28 p.m. | Talkbacks
Jan. 30, 2015
| Frankenberry Three Xbox Four Sixty
PORCH CHAT - Reflections from the Front PorchFrankenberry Three Xbox Four SixtyBy Michael Franks, CFP®, CRPC®I am a fan of the comedic stylings of Frank Caliendo. He is a master impressionist who rose to fame with his dead-on imitations of George W. Bush, Robin Williams and of course, sp...
Posted by FrontPorch at 2:56 p.m. | Talkbacks