Salvation Army Kicks Off Red Kettle CampaignThe Salvation Army kicked off the giving season with its "Rock the Red Kettle" Campaign Saturday. Hundreds of bell ringers set up throughout the Twin Cities Saturday afternoon.
5-Year-Old Forgoes Birthday Gifts For Global AltruismA 5-year-old St. Paul boy named Liam March-Schmalstieg didn't want the typical birthday gifts. Instead, the pre-schooler wanted his party guests to give to an orphanage in Africa. And now the boy's gesture unexpectedly have come full circle.
The Good Life For Less: A Look Back At 2011The economy seemed to be top of mind this year -- jobs, budgets and stock market swings. This blog is all about taking those things into consideration and finding ways for you to continue doing the things that make life more enjoyable -- living the good life without costing you more money.
The Good Life For Less: Creative Ways To Give To CharityWe can already sense that it's the season of giving. But, there are some that can't afford to give as much as they'd like. Never fear, there are other cool ways to help your favorite charity without spending a dime.