Report: Most Americans Not Prepared For $1K Unexpected Expense We've heard this one before, and it continues to appear to be true: many Americans are not financially prepared for an emergency.
Early Retirees Say You, Too, Can Quit Working EarlyFor some, retiring early sounds like a fantasy, especially when recent studies suggest many people don't think they'll ever be able stop working. However, some Minnesotans who left the workplace long before the age of 65 told us it's possible if you stick to a plan.
More Americans Dismissing Notions Of Retirement, Study FindsIncreasing numbers of Americans are expecting to work well past the traditional retirement age, and in some cases they are dismissing the idea of retirement altogether. But health and a variety of other factors often get in the way of those expectations.
Minnesotans To Meet: 'Wealth Care' Expert Bradley JohnstonYou see a personal trainer for the best results in working out, and you see a doctor to keep your health in top-top shape. The Johnston Group thinks you need to use that philosophy when it comes to your money. Bradley Johnston calls it "wealth care," and left some big name firms to do it on his own, with a personal touch.
How Do We Know When To Spend Or When To Save?Making a big-ticket buy will make anyone nervous. From a house to a car, one question is usually top of mind: can I afford it? Three families told WCCO what they hoped to buy, and a financial adviser crunched the numbers.
College Affordability: Know Your Federal Student Loan Repayment OptionsMore than 70 percent of undergraduate college students take out student loans to help with college costs. The U.S. Department of Education offers several different repayment plans to ease the burden of loan payments for new graduates as they work to establish their careers.
Tax Tips For RetireesWith careful planning, you may find yourself paying the IRS much less than you have in years past.
5 Tax-Deductible Items You May Have MissedWho doesn't want to save a little (or a lot of) extra money at tax time? Claiming all the deductions for which you are eligible can significantly reduce your tax bill.
Best E-Filing Programs For Tax ReturnsForget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.
Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?