Shoppers Keep It Local On 'Small Business Saturday'Managing a local business runs in the family for Angela Lessman. "I was around it my whole childhood," Lessman said. "I grew up in a store. My parents had a store for consignment for artists in Door County, Wisconsin."
With Consumer Loyalty Programs, Who's The Real Winner? These days, not as many people carry cash in their wallets, but there's something many of us seem to be accumulating in its place. We’re talking about those rewards cards.
Survey: Parents Giving Children Even More For AllowanceA new survey says the average allowance amount is going up. According to the survey by American Express, parents are paying their kids about $35 a week. That's gone up $8 from last year.
4 Things To Know From July 10, 2015From a historic day in South Carolina to albums being released a bit earlier in the United States to prevent piracy, here are the four stories to know for Friday, July 10.
Best Credit Cards For TravelersHere is a look at five of the best credit cards for travelers, all with outstanding perks and excellent reviews from consumers.
Good Question: Should Couples Have Separate Bank Accounts?One of the biggest things couples fight about is money. A recent study by Harris Interactive for the American Institute of CPAs found the three biggest money-related arguments: wants vs. needs, unexpected expenses and insufficient savings. So that had us wondering: Should men and women have separate bank accounts? According to Nicole Middendorf, financial analyst and CEO of Prosperwell Financial, the answer is usually ‘yes.’ “Because, otherwise, I tend to find people fight too much,” she said. “We are generally so busy in our lives that we don’t take the time to communicate, especially about something that’s not fun to communicate about.”
Behind-The-Scenes Look At Basilica RenovationsAs the Basilica of Saint Mary gets close to its 100th anniversary, it's undergoing some makeovers.
Support Independent Stores With Small Business SaturdayFirst, it started with Black Friday. Then, there was Cyber Monday. Now, there's also Small Business Saturday.
More Historic Sites Given Preservation GrantsThirteen sites in the Twin Cities metro area have now been awarded preservation grants of at least $20,000, and an addition 12 will receive some funding for their own restoration projects.
Basilica Wins Preservation GrantThe Basilica of St. Mary beat out 24 other local landmarks to win a $100,000 grant through Partners in Preservation.
Onion Dome: A Historic Site That Needs Restoration $This weekend, you have a chance to take a peek inside some historic places across the Twin Cities as part of Partners in Preservation's grant contest. One of the 25 finalists is the Hennepin Center for the Arts.
Cemetery In The Heart Of The City Needs Renovation HelpThere are 25 historic sites around the Twin Cities vying for a chance to win big money for preservation purposes.