Should We Tell Our Kids How Much We Make?How honest do we need to be with our kids when it comes to our money? It's a question debated by Minnesota families every day.
Target Reports 4Q Loss On Canada PulloutTarget Corp. reported a loss in its fourth quarter, dragged down by costs to end its money-losing foray in Canada. But the discount retailer recorded strong sales as shoppers bought more clothing and other items over the holiday period.
Financial Dieting Can Help You Plan For RetirementWhen you think dieting, do you think finances? If you want to lose weight you need to change your habits. The same can be said when it comes to saving for retirement. The stricter your financial diet is now; the better off you'll be 20 or 30 years from now.
4 Things To Know About Ways To Save On CableSometimes 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.
How To Max Out Your Social SecurityHow does getting more money sound? Laurence Kotlikoff, Philip Moeller and Paul Solomon have three tips for getting the most out of your social security.
Dayton: 'I Can Live With' Cuts To Agency Budgets Over PayGov. Mark Dayton says he "can live with" a GOP move to modestly trim budgets of a few state agencies in response to raises he granted department commissioners.
Minn. Resumes Accepting Turbo Tax ReturnsMinnesotans will once again be able to file electronic tax returns with Turbo Tax as of 3 p.m. Saturday, according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue. The parent company of Turbo Tax, Intuit, had temporarily suspended e-filing in all states after concern of fraud arose when two Minnesota users reported that someone had already filed under their name.
Dayton Praises State Lottery Despite Lawmakers ConcernAs lawmakers are trying to make changes to the state’s lottery, Gov. Mark Dayton is celebrating it. At a news conference Friday morning, the Governor said the lottery has generated $2.4 billion for public projects since its inception 25 years ago.
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.
Financial Adviser Talks Tips For 2015A common resolution this time of year is to deal better with money. Whether it's spending less on lattes, saving simply saving, sticking to financial responsibility can be tricky. To get advice on that, WCCO Sunday Morning spoke with financial adviser Nicole Middendorf.
Franken Trounced McFadden In Senate Money RaceWhen it came to candidate money in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race, it wasn't even close.
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.
Good Question: Can You Borrow Too Much Money For Your Education?A new report out by the Project for Student Debt finds 70 percent of Minnesota college students graduate with some sort of student debt. On average, they owe $30,894, which puts Minnesota as the 5th highest in the country for student debt.
Give To The Max Day Donations Will Help One Mpls. Nonprofit Give BackIt's what many Minnesotans love to do, make charitable donations. For the sixth year in a row, ‘Give to the Max Day’ is allowing us to give in a 24-hour online frenzy.
Twin Cities Archdiocese Shaving $5M Off BudgetAfter a year filled with scrutiny and scandal, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis says cuts are coming. The archdiocese will cut more than $5 million, or about 20 percent from its budget.