2014

2014 KSL Studio 5 TV Clips

Featuring USU Extension Educators


Clean Up Your Credit Score

January 29, 2014


Make this the year you resolve to clean up your credit score.

Financial educator Amanda Christensen sorts the facts from fables when it comes to improving your credit score. 

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How To Teach Kids About Money

January 31, 2014


Kids learn a lot about money and how to spend it. But are they the best messages?

Home Economist Teresa Hunsaker says parents need to lead the way on teaching kids more about money.

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Grocery Store Money Wasters

March 3, 2014


Save money at the grocery store without cutting coupons!

When you purchase standard grocery store staples, like cheese for example, do you reach for the grated cheese rather than the block that you have to grate yourself? Teresa Hunsaker, a Consumer Educator with the USU Extension, shares her picks for better, budget friendly bets!

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Clean Up Hidden Germs

March 25, 2014


There are plenty of hidden germs lurking around your home, you most likely haven't thought about!

Teresa Hunsaker, with the Utah State Extension shares ways to clean up germ hot spots in a snap!

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Creative Uses for Magic Erasers

April 24, 2014


Everyone is familiar with the iconic figure, Mr. Clean. Now, we're taking one of the most popular Mr. Clean products and seeing it in a whole new light!

Teresa Hunsaker with the Utah State Extension shares 10 creative ways the magic eraser really can work like magic!

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Yard Care 101

May 14, 2014


Excited to get your yard in tip-top shape before the HOT summer hits?

Horticulturist, Jerry Goodspeed answers the top five most asked gardening questions.

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Germs at the Gym

May 19, 2014

A recent study found TONS of gym surfaces tested positive for contamination. Some at extreme levels!

Teresa Hunsaker with the Utah State Extension says the top offenders aren't the usual places.

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Camping Hints

June 18, 2014

We know for lots of you summer would not be complete without the family camping trip.

We asked Teresa Hunsaker to share a few hints to that will ensure everyone, from first timers to avid outdoor enthusiasts....are all happy campers.

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Yard Care Q&A

June 20, 2014

With summer in full swing, you're probably noticing some problem spots in your yard.

Horticulturist Jerry Goodspeed answers people's yard care questions every day at the USU Extension Office. He shares some solutions to his top asked questions this time of year.

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Top Yard Care Questions

August 13, 2014

veryone's yard takes a beating by end of summer. So now is the best time to give your yard some extra attention.

Horticulturist Jerry Goodspeed with the USU Extension answers your yard care questions.

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Canning 101

August 22, 2014

The best way to enjoy summer all year long is with home-canned produce. Whether you are canning for the first time or have years of experience, there is always something new to learn!

Teresa Hunsaker, consumer educator with the Utah State Extension answers popular canning questions.

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Yard Care for Fall

September 17, 2014

Don't neglect your yard this fall.

Jerry Goodspeed with the USU Extension says now is the time to prep your yard for the rest of the year.

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When to Use Cash, Credit or Debit

October 7, 2014

Do you know which card to play? With so many ways to pay for purchases it can be hard to know when to use what form of payment.

Amanda Christensen has done the research for us and shares what is best for which occasion.

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Wood Care 101

October 23, 2014

With the holidays ahead it's time to get your home shining for all those house guests and parties.

Teresa Hunsaker, a consumer educator with the USU Extension Office, shares the secrets to taking care of all of the wood in your home.

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Habits of the Wealthy

October 29, 2014

One way to improve your financial reality is to take note of what wealthy people do.

Financial educator Amanda Christensen shares a list of 10 habits wealthy people work into their lives that can pay off for you. 

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Thanksgiving Day Checklist

November 25, 2014

Here is a cook's Thanksgiving Day checklist so your best laid plans aren't derailed with food fails.

Teresa Hunsaker shows how to fine tune your preparations and keep everything on track.

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Holiday Helpline

December 18, 2014

Let Studio 5 pull off successful holiday festivities.

Teresa Hunsaker answers all your holiday questions in the kitchen.

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How to Avoid Last Minute Shopping Gimmicks

December 19, 2014

Just a few shopping days left before Christmas, and many of you will be buying last minute gifts!

Amanda Christensen, a professor with the USU Extension Office shares advice to help you get the most out of your last minute shopping.

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