The Minnesota Department of Commerce says that health insurer Anthem, Inc. has reported that the social security numbers of more than 200,000 Minnesotans and the personal information of another 100,000 have been compromised.
With almost $5 trillion in assets, 401(k) plans now account for nearly one-fifth of all retirement assets, but many of us have no idea how much it costs to fund those accounts. So, how much do we pay in 401K fees? Good Question.
General Mills launched the cheerios brand back in 1941 as Cheeri Oats. The name was changed a few years later to what it is today, Cheerios. Seventy four years later, it is still the bestselling brand of ready-to-eat cereal on American breakfast tables.
House Republicans are reigniting a debate over the minimum wage with a move to exempt some servers, bartenders and other tipped workers from future hikes. Legislators passed a law last year bumping the state’s minimum wage up to $9.50 hourly by 2016.
People who like to go organic will soon have more options at Target. Target said it’s planning to double its offering of organic and sustainable products this year from a little more than 100 to more than 200.
Sometimes your checkbook probably wonders if there’s really ever a “good” deal when it comes to your cable, internet or phone bill. Whether you like to bundle your cable, internet, and phone or buy them separately, getting the best deal can be a challenge.
Rent prices around the country are spiking, but renters in the Twin Cities saw a slight drop last month, according to a new report by the real estate website Zillow.
The terror group that carried out the deadly attack at a shopping mall in Kenya is calling for a similar attack on a western mall, specifically mentioning the Mall of America, among others.
Takata, the Japanese company accused of making faulty airbags that blinded a woman in Minnesota, is facing a $14,000 fine for each day it didn’t cooperate in a U.S. government investigation.
On Thursday, Walmart announced it’s giving raises to 500,000 of its lowest-paid workers. Starting in April, employees will make $9 per hour, which is $1.75 more per hour than the federal minimum wage.
Frank Vascellaro and Chris Shaffer are not letting the cold get to them on the final Goin’ to the Lake stop this winter. Even in the cold, it’s clear to see that Alexandria is a great place to visit. The town’s slogan is “Easy to get to, hard to leave.”
Target is testing a new way to reward its customers. It’s in the form of a mobile app that keeps track of how much money you spend.
Hold Your Horses has been providing equine therapy to children for 8 years, but now they have just weeks to find a new home.
After years of waiting, the Federal Aviation Administration is finally proposing news rules for the safe operation of unmanned aircraft systems, otherwise known as drones. The long anticipated regulations are an attempt to balance flight safety with a rapidly blossoming industry.
An international chocolate war is hitting home for a local business in the Twin Cities. A lawsuit between Hershey Chocolate and British importers has put a stop to imported English Cadbury chocolate.
Visit St. Paul, the city’s tourism agency, has launched a new visitor’s guide and video showcasing what the city has to offer.
Monday marks Presidents Day, and while many people will still be going to work, a number of offices such as the U.S. Post Office are closed for the federal holiday. Some schools are also closed.
MNsure is making a final push to sign up Minnesotans for health care before Sunday’s enrollment deadline. More than 60,000 Minnesotans still don’t have coverage. This year, there’s a tax penalty for people who don’t get insurance under the new federal health care law.
On this Valentine’s Day, millions of people will receive flowers from their sweetheart. It’s a traditional way to show your love on this holiday, and WCCO wanted in on the love fest.
On Valentine’s Day, Jason DeRusha turned his attention to chocolate. More so. That’s because one of the top 10 chocolatiers in North America is right here in St. Paul.
Two nationally-renowned St. Paul law schools — located just three mile apart — will soon become one. William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law are planning to transform into Mitchell|Hamline School of Law. The school will be located largely on William Mitchell’s campus on Summit Avenue.
After a rocky rollout last year, MNsure says things are running smoother in the final three days left to sign up for health insurance. Open enrollment period ends on Sunday.
Cyber crimes cost businesses $13 million a year and also hurt consumers by stealing their personal information. That’s why President Barack Obama — along with top executives, law enforcement and privacy experts — is trying to increase privacy guards to protect companies against hackers.
For Valentine’s Day, many people say “I love you” by sending out flowers and Feb. 12 is the usually the busiest day of the year for many flower shops. Thirty designers at Bachman’s in south Minneapolis will create more than 8,000 arrangements for the holiday. Many are made with a specific person in mind.
The Wisconsin Assembly is poised to vote on a bill that would allow grocery stores to hand out sample mini-shots of liquor.
Crews are breaking ground on the Mall of America expansion on March 18, 2014. Here are some renderings of what you can expect to see there soon.
Target just announced their hottest toys for the 2013 holiday season. Here are some of the best-selling items.
The Minnesota State Fair has announced a line-up of almost 50 new food items to debut at 2013’s Great Minnesota Get-Together.
Following months of anticipation, Target and Neiman Marcus unveiled their unprecedented holiday collection. The collection, which features 24 of America’s preeminent designers — all members of the Council of Fashion Designers of America — will be available Dec. 1 at all Target and Neiman Marcus stores, as well as online at Target.com and NeimanMarcus.com.
WCCO’s Esme Murphy went shopping at five popular stores for the same five makeup products and found price differences as great as 50 percent. See the price changes for yourself!
It’s the hottest thing since Botox and there are dozens of “eyelash bars” sprouting up around town. Take a look at some before and after images of some treatments to enhance your eyelashes.
The Minneapolis Farmers Market runs down Nicollet Mall from 5th Street to 10th Street. It starts at 6 a.m. and goes till 6 p.m. every Thursday. The market has a plethora of shopping options: locally […]