Strategy For The Financially Struggling

Nov 16, 2015

Many people in our state are financially struggling. We're talking to a financial coach who helps low and moderate income Vermonters. From tackling identity theft, to planning for big purchases, to building up good credit - we'll talk about strategies, advice, and support that can help Vermonters find greater economic security.

Liz Scharf works as a financial coach for Capstone Community Action, a non-profit working in Washington, Orange, and Lamoille Counties to help people gain stability and financial independence. We're talking to her and to one of her clients.

Also on the program, an update on Montreal's dump of billions of gallons of raw sewage into the St. Lawrence River from McGill civil engineering professor Ronald Gehr.

And VPR Classical's Timeline explores Bach's "Well-Tempered Clavier" and the history of musical tuning.

Broadcast live on Mon., Nov. 16, 2015 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.