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Minnesota Nets Extra $650M In Health Care SavingsState officials say they've saved nearly $650 million by tweaking its subsidized health care programs.
Study: Roughly Half Of Americans Not Saving EnoughA new survey reveals many Americans aren't doing a good job when it comes to saving their income. According to <a href="http://www.bankrate.com/" target="_blank">Bankrate.com</a>, roughly half of all Americans save 5 percent or less of their incomes.
New For 2014: The Best Apps For Holiday Shopping DealsUse your smartphone to truly maximize your holiday shopping. From coupon finders to shopping lists, these apps have everything you need to get the best savings.
'2 Broke Girls' Guide To Living On A Budget"2 Broke Girls" returns for its fifth season, and the girls have a few tips on how to live just like them.
Good Question: How Much Should We Be Saving? A new study finds we're not saving nearly as much as we should or could. Interest.com looked at typical household spending in the Twin Cities and subtracted it from the area’s media after-tax income.
Good Question: How Can You Get The Best Financial Aid Package?Seven in 10 college seniors have some sort of student debt. With the cost of a four-year college averaging between $22,000 and $30,000 a year, loans are the only way for most families to afford it.
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.
Did Walgreens Fix Pricing Problems After 'CCO Story?There are noticeable changes at Minnesota's largest drugstore chain after WCCO uncovered pricing problems at stores across the Twin Cities but some customers are now questioning Walgreens in-store savings program.
Good Question: What Is The Best Way To Save For College?According to Fidelity’s annual College Savings Indicator study, about 69 percent of families say they've already started saving for college, up from 58 percent back in 2007. That’s a good thing, because Campus Consultants, Inc. estimates the average college tuition for public school 20 years from now to be close to $50,000 a year. For private school, it could be $85,000 a year.
Low Or No Cost Health Care Options For People With Low IncomesSeveral health coverage and care options are now available for individuals and families in lower income brackets.
Good Question: Should We Force People To Save For Retirement?In a time where individual choice rules the way Americans save for retirement, Americans are making a lot of bad choices.