Experts agree teaching children about money early is the best way to prepare them to make informed financial decisions as adults, but few schools have financial literacy programs, and parents don’t often talk to their kids about money. Patrick Burke, CPA, attorney and managing partner at the law firm Burke & Schindler, has published a new book to help children understand economics.
Recent gains in manufacturing are helping power the U.S. economy, with the area of the country once referred to as the rust belt now starting to take on a new shine. Dr. Julie Heath, director of The Economics Center at the University of Cincinnati, and investment advisor Chris DeSimio join us to discuss the manufacturing sector and how it is driving the current economy, and affecting the financial markets.
This year, Cincinnati will be one of a record 125 cities worldwide – from Beijing to Lisbon - competing in the 48 Hour Film Project. On the weekend of May 16 - 18, filmmakers from all over the Cincinnati area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world. Kat Steele, executive director of the Cincinnati Film Festival and producer of the Cincinnati 48 Hour Film Project, Jen Day from team "Fish in Glass Box" and Daniel Perrea from team "Rockline Films" join us to explain the whirlwind process that is creating a film, from writing and casting to filming and editing, in a single weekend.
Garrison Keillor has a new book out, The Keillor Reader, which brings together the full range of his work: monologs from A Prairie Home Companion, stories from The New Yorker and The Atlantic, excerpts from novels, newspaper columns. With an extensive introduction and head-notes, photographs, and memorabilia, The Keillor Reader also presents pieces never before published. We talk with Garrison Keillor about his experiences and writing. He will be in town on May 8 for a book signing at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, for information click here.