Calculating the financial burden caused by divorce, Catching waves in the Great Lakes

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A person catching a wave
A person surfing in Lake Superior near Duluth in January. Photo courtesy of John Hatcher

We learn about the economic hardship divorce causes for many women. And we find out why some brave surfers are catching waves in the Great Lakes this winter.

Featured in this Show

  • The financial hardship of divorce

    New research out of UW-Madison shows that divorced mothers are uniquely vulnerable to financial constraints after ending a marriage, with over 44% unable to support themselves and their children above the poverty line. We talk with the author of the study about the economics of divorce.

  • Surfing Lake Michigan

    Surfing season is in full swing around Lake Michigan this fall and winter. We talk with the owner of Wisconsin’s first surf shop about what to expect when riding the Great Lakes waves.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Trisha Chanda Guest
  • Mike Miller Guest

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