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Interviews:
Dr. Mark Banschick - MD, Psychiatrist; Author, THE INTELLIGENT DIVORCE
Most important rule during a divorce, according to Dr. Mark Banschick, is take a deep breath, realize that life isn't fair, but you're going to have a life ahead and protect the innocence of your children. Author of THE INTELLIGENT DIVORCE, Banschick advises parents considering divorce to keep animosity behind closed doors observing inter-generational boundaries. More good advice from Banschick is available on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Families, Kids, Relationships
Joel D. Block - Ph.D.; Award-Winning Psycholgist; Author, NAKED INTIMACY: HOW TO INCREASE TRUE OPENNESS IN YOUR RELATIONSHIP
Divorce is stressful and economically difficult. But, divorce in a troubled economy, even more so. Dr. Joel Block, psychologist and author, while in no way lobbying for divorce, offers tips for harmony and peace while living together during contemplation. Above all else, focus on the kids. Repeat over and over: "trouble btween Mom and Dad is NOT your fault". Block explains how to set up a Code of Behavior for living together on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West. Such openness might actuallyl foster the relationship.
Themes: Relationships
Dr. Lawrence Birnbach - Psychoanalist; Author, HOW TO KNOW IF IT'S TIME TO GO
Birnbach and Hyman, husband and wife team, developed a ten step reality test for marriage. Should you stay? Should you keep trying? How about the kids? When is enough, enough? And, finally, what can I do to make my marriage better? Few married couples have not thought about these questions. Many do decide that the good outweighs the bad. Yet, for others, this option is not available. Birnbach, while not advocating divorce, talks to Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth, about the ten steps to decision making -- when the choice comes down to staying in an unhappy marriage versus divorce.
Themes: Relationships, Communication, Life Choices
Amber Soletti - Co-Founder, OnSpeedDating.com
New York City is the "singles capital of the world". Amber Soletti, co-founder of OnSpeedDating, wants to move singles from behind the computer to face-to-face contact with at least 20 potential dates. You could "Play with Fire", "Date a Cougar", or meet a "Tatooed Single". She explains how to Judith West on Getting Your Money's Worth.
Themes: Relationships
Randy Perskin - Attorney, Divorce Consultant
Divorce isn't happy and, if possible, best avoided. Best advice: spend enough time with your potential mate to get beyond the initial physical attraction. Get to know the person you're going to spend the rest of your life with. But if it comes to divorce, you should know your rights, obligations and understand how to best navigate the process. Divorce lawyer, consultant Randy Perskin offers some suggestions on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Legal, Relationships
Diane Kirschner - Ph.D.; Author, LOVE IN 90 DAYS
There are forty-one million single males in the United States! Why can't you find one? Dr. Diana Kirschner has a strategy that's like a "boot camp" for love. "No", to dating one person at a time. "Yes", to on-line dating. Is it possible to find Love in 90 Days? Dr. Kirschner explains how on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Relationships
Marianne J. Legato - M.D., F.A.C.P., P.C.
Do you think men hear differently? Do you think women don't give up? Well, "Right on both counts", says Dr. Marianne Legato, professor of medicine at Columbia University and author of WHY MEN NEVER REMEMBER AND WOMEN NEVER FORGET. Hear her tips for turning men into better listeners and women into focused-on-topic speakers on Getting Your Money's Worth with Judith West.
Themes: Relationships
Christina Eckert - Author, WINNING AGAINST THE WACKOS IN YOUR LIFE: HOW TO SPOT THEM AND STOP THEM IN THEIR TRACKS
Are there Wackos in your life? Christina Eckert talks about how to spot Wackos and what to do to cope with them in your family or in the workplace. She authored WINNING AGAINST THE WACKOS.
Themes: Life Balance, Relationships, Quality of Life
Commentaries:
"Nothing Replaces Face-to-Face"
I don't know if you noticed, but of late, more and more emails have those smiley faces showing up in the message....
Themes: Communication, Relationships
"Secrets to a Happily Married Man"
February is the month for lovers. So this is a wife's "to do" list for her husband....
Themes: Relationships
"Little White Lies"
The NEW YORK TIMES says there are lies, damned lies and lies you tell your spouse....
Themes: Relationships, Communication
 60 Seconds on Value: "Internet Marriages"
Nell Merlino in her book, stepping out of line, writes about the new system of searching for love. There's catholicssingles.com, jdate.com, amigos.com and golfmates.com, among others....
Themes: Relationships
 60 Seconds on Value: "What Money Can Teach Us about Love"
Economist and New York Times columnist Ben Stein uses economics to write about lessons in love. High-quality bonds consistently yield better returns than junk. And, so it is with high-quality love....
Themes: Finance, Relationships
 60 Seconds on Value: "The Importance of Listening"
Gail Collins in the New York Times writes about listening. She tells this story: Once upon a time, there was a woman searching for a man ready to commit....
Themes: Communicating, Relationships
 60 Seconds on Value: "Who's Your Friend?"
New York Times writes of a secret society of 30 million. That's the population of the world of social networking. What does friend mean when the connection is accidental on myspace or facebook?...
Themes: Relationships, Social Networking
 60 Seconds on Value: "Develop Your People Skills"
How are your people skills? Success in life is based on more than IQ writes Dan Golman in Emotional Intelligence. What's the best way to learn and relate better to other people?...
Themes: Communicating, Relationships
 60 Seconds on Value: "The Importance of Hugging"
Jack Mitchell and family run the most successful, independent retail stores. In Hug Your Customer Mitchell describes calling customers to make sure they're satisfied....
Themes: Consumers, Relationships, Small Business



More about "Getting Your Money's Worth"

As the title of the show, "Getting your Money's Worth" implies, the show concerns itself with gaining value as a consumer of education, health services or, indeed, as a tax payer. Everyday consumer spending will be included. The dialogue may not present solutions, but certainly will present alternatives in an entertaining and colorful way with experts in their respective fields.

Ms. West, a former educator, is president of Westco, her own privately held company. Westco designs and manufactures fixtures for such blue chip companies as Disney, Universal Studios, the NBC Experience Store and many others. Business people, authors and journalists, educators, politicians and actors will be interviewed in 15-minute segments with civility and dignity. "I don't care what your politics are, if you have a point of view and have a story to tell that is timely, you'll get a chance to freely air your opinion," says the attractive New Yorker.

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