SVB collapse: Wisconsin Bankers Association stresses system is safe
The president and CEO of the Wisconsin Bankers Association said Wisconsin banks are safe. It all comes down to what the banks do with your money.
US health officials propose once-a-year COVID-19 vaccines for most Americans
The proposal comes as boosters have become a hard sell.
DoorDash to cut 1,250 corporate jobs after COVID-19 pandemic hiring surge
Delivery company DoorDash is eliminating more than 1,200 corporate jobs, about 6% of its total workforce, saying it hired too many people when demand for its services increased during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Biden to extend pause on federal student loan payments through June 2023
President Joe Biden's administration will extend a pause on federal student loan payments while the White House fights a legal battle to save his plan to cancel portions of the debt.
Competitive auto market leads to buyer’s remorse
A consumer alert for anyone searching for a used car: a competitive buying market has some feeling buyer’s remorse.
Heating costs up 17%, group predicts, how to save on your energy bill
The average cost of heating a household is set to increase by 17.2% this winter compared to winter last year, according to one forecast. Are you ready for the spike? Is your home?
How Fed interest rate hike will affect you
The Federal Reserve announced its key interest rate will be raised by three-quarters of a point. The margin is small, but the impact is not. Economists expect all of us to feel the effects of this change, from the stock market to the grocery store.
President Biden student loan forgiveness plan cost
President Biden's student loan forgiveness announcement is being welcomed by many who say it will help Americans struggling with debt, but one economist says the plan may not give the country the "most bang for our buck."
Wisconsin governor candidates say gas prices a priority
You have a big choice to make in the August primary for governor of Wisconsin. Those candidates have a lot to say about an issue hitting your wallet – gas prices.
Evers gas price gouging executive order
Gov. Tony Evers issued an executive order declaring that an abnormal economic disruption exists in Wisconsin due to a disruption of energy supplies, which then allows him to trigger a state ban on price gouging of gasoline and diesel.
Milwaukee PrideFest, Polish Fest kick off festival season after COVID
Milwaukee is sometimes called the city of festivals, but COVID-19 canceled many over the last two years. In 2022, most are returning, and VISIT Milwaukee officials say we're getting back to normal.
Wisconsin gas prices $5+, electric, hybrid vehicle interest grows
With prices for regular gas topping $5 per gallon in the Milwaukee area, some are looking for ways to cut down or not use gas at all.
Newburg Fire Department fundraiser, COVID, finances impact turnout
The Newburg Fire Department hosted a big party Sunday afternoon, an event that's been around for decades and keeps the station operating.
Red Power Ranger among 18 arrested in Texas PPP fraud case
An actor from North Texas best known for his role as the Red Power Ranger in the iconic 1990s TV show was among 18 people indicted Thursday in a federal Paycheck Protection Program fraud case.
Parents scramble as baby formula shortage grows
Parents are scouring store shelves in search of baby formula. A recall and supply chain issues have caused shortages nationwide.
Trump administration accused of approving illegal COVID loan worth $700 million
The Trump administration allegedly approved a multi-million dollar CARES Act loan to a trucking company ineligible for the money and involved in a Department of Justice fraud lawsuit.
Dr. Fauci says the ‘US is out of the pandemic phase’
Dr. Anthony Fauci said COVID-19 infections and deaths are at a lower level in the U.S., but people should still get 'intermittently' vaccinated.
Beijing enforces lockdowns, expands COVID-19 mass testing amid outbreak
Residents lined up for throat swabs across Beijing as mass testing was expanded to 11 city districts. Beijing has a total of 92 virus cases since an outbreak was discovered five days ago.
Democratic, Republican Senate bargainers reach $10B COVID agreement
President Joe Biden settled for much less in the package despite warnings that the government was running out of money to keep pace with the continued spread of COVID-19 in the U.S.
CDC drops COVID-19 health warning for cruise ship travelers
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that they will leave it up to vacationers to decide whether they feel safe getting on a ship. The cruise-line industry is happy about the move.