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Vol. 2, No. 15: February 25, 2010
This week is officially “America Saves Week”. The good news is that more people are paying off credit card debt than last year. More...

Vol. 2, No. 14: February 11, 2010
The President of the American Federation of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, in a speech delivered in Washington, says she will urge her members to accept student achievement as an integral – not only – part of teacher evaluation. More...

Vol. 2, No. 13: January 28, 2010
We hear a lot these days about Gross National Product. How about measuring your National Happiness. More...

Vol. 2, No. 11: November 11, 2009
Many of you know that I’ve been an advocate of education reform even before Getting Your Money’s Worth. In fact, my show, GYMW, was an outcome of my advocacy position on education equality. More...

September 23, 2009
New York, NY – September 22, 2009 – Getting Your Money’s Worth, 60 seconds of value by Judith West is aired on 1010WINS which saw its market share jump 11% in August. More...

August 25, 2009
WE HAD TO FOLLOW UP ON OUR BLAST OF YESTERDAY WHEN WE SAW MORE OF OUR GUESTS IN THE NEW YORK TIMES BUSINESS SECTION ON MONDAY, AUG. 24. More...

August 24, 2009
GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH HAD A "RED LETTER" WEEKEND WITH FIVE OF OUR PREVIOUS GUESTS AND ORGANIZATIONS FEATURED IN MAJOR NEW YORK NEWSPAPERS. More...

Vol. 2, No. 9: August 17, 2009
I recently interviewed Catherine Kaputa, author of THE FEMALE BRAND. Kaputa argues: Men in the business world don’t leave their gender at the door, so why should women. More...

Vol. 2, No. 8: June 22, 2009
GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH: On Getting Your Money’s Worth we highlight financial responsibility. So how to cope in these tough times – go to our website.... More...

Vol. 2, No. 7: May 14, 2009
RECENTLY ON GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH: Negotiating is in style. View Jennifer Barrett, author, THE SMART COOKIES GUIDE TO MAKING MORE DOUGH, discussing some of the book’s tips with host Judith West. More...

Vol. 2, No. 6: April 29, 2009
RECENTLY ON GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH: Watch Belinda Chang, Wine Sommelier at MOMA, the Museum of Modern Art, a fine dining experience in New York City. Their Bar Room has BYOB Sunday nights even offering the glassware to fit your wine choice. More...

Vol. 2, No. 5: March 19, 2009
Former New York Mayor Ed Koch makes peace and looks ahead in a recent interview with the NEW YORK TIMES. He said at age eighty-four, "despite a long life in politics, I'm not settling any scores. I absolutely have no grudges. That's over. It's not that I love those people, I don't. But it takes too much energy to think about those that injured you." More...

Vol. 2, No. 4: February 26, 2009
Kenneth Chang in his NEW YORK TIMES food article combined science with folk lore. His Mom added a dash of sugar to the vegetables insisting that they tasted and looked better. Chang asked bio chemists to answer some kitchen folk lore. More...

Vol. 2, No. 3: February 5, 2009
Brigadier General Anthony Tata, twenty-seven years in the Armed Services and leader of a large combat formation, keeps on going back. His book, Sudden Threat, a military thriller, is dedicated to three soldiers who were killed in combat; three American heroes. And the General, himself a hero, contributes profits from his book to the USO Wounded Warriors Program. View the General on Getting Your Money’s Worth. More...

Vol. 2, No. 2: January 22, 2009
There’s an old saying: inside every sixty-year-old is a thirty-year-old asking what happened? What happened is that countless meetings, functions, days and nights went by. They’ve been forgotten. “Good,” says Melinda Best in the NEW YORK TIMES HEALTH JOURNAL. More...

Vol. 2, No. 1: January 7, 2009
Everyone seems to complain about the schools. Yet, there is a specific change that only parents can bring about, writes David Akst in THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. Insist that your children fully apply themselves and commit to doing their part. More...

Vol. 1, No. 14: December 18, 2008
Are you finding it hard to spend extra money without feeling guilty? We’re all feeling poorer, but according to Ron Lieber of the NEW YORK TIMES, we should remember that the majority of us are still working. More...

Vol. 1, No. 13: December 4, 2008
Marilyn Carlson, chairman of Carlson Hospitality Brands of hotels and restaurants, in a personal letter to her family wrote, “We are emerging from a period of American Business where obsessive desire for gain led many to act against the common good.” More...

Vol. 1, No. 12: November 20, 2008
With stocks swinging wildly, it’s easy to panic. The word “panic” comes from the Greek God Pan who startled people with loud outbursts in frightening places. More...

Vol. 1, No. 11: November 5, 2008
GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH was crafted from a philosophy of belief in the American Dream and the values associated with that belief. More...

Vol. 1, No. 10: October 20, 2008
In these stressful times, it is good to retell the ancient story of King Solomon who had everything except happiness. More...

Vol. 1, No. 9: October 2, 2008
To my family, friends and fans. Help Getting Your Money’s Worth grow. We are trying to get our own Channel on YouTube. Though we have shows on YouTube, we have not yet met qualifications for our own Channel. Help us by subscribing to Getting Your Money’s Worth with Judith West when you go on YouTube to watch our shows. Thanks for your continued support. More...

Vol. 1, No. 8: September 18, 2008
GETTING YOUR MONEY’S WORTH is going global. Soon we will be on TV in Eastern and Western Europe as well as in Scandinavian countries. European viewers want New Stories, New Faces, and Real Stories. We have joined forces with Global Broadcasting and Syndication to offer “TV Reborn”. More...

Vol. 1, No. 7: September 3, 2008
Now that summer’s over and the kids are back in school, catch your breath, relax, and enjoy a good book: UNRAVELING by Lynn Biederman. (www.lynnbiederman.com ) Save some time for listening and visiting Getting Your Money’s Worth on 1010 WINS and on the web. More...

Vol. 1, No. 6: August 14, 2008
Thank you for you generous comments after listening to my daughter, Lynn Biederman, and me discuss her book, UNRAVELLING, on the Joey Reynolds Show. For more about mothers/daughters, visit Lynn’s website: www.lynnbiederman.com. Beijing is in the news and so is Getting Your Money’s Worth on 1010 WINS at 12:33 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. More...

Vol. 1, No. 5: July 31, 2008
Random House has just released my daughter Lynn Biederman’s first book: UNRAVELING. It’s a book for mothers and daughters. Hear us both on the Joey Reynolds Show. You can access by going to my website: www.gettingyourmoneysworthnyc.com . And, buy the book from Amazon.com. You’ll Get Your Money’s Worth. More...

Vol. 1, No. 4: July 11, 2008
Hope you had a great Fourth of July! Here are some tips from my 10/10 WINS radio spots airing at 12:33 a.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays. More...

Vol. 1, No. 3: June 19, 2008
Thanks for watching my show. Getting Your Money’s Worth focuses on value. More...

Vol. 1, No. 2: June 5, 2008
Thanks to all my friends and family who have commented so graciously to me on this newsletter. I’m meeting wonderful people on my show and I hope that you will listen to the interviews on my website and let me know what you think. More...