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Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
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Man of 1,000 voices
Jerrold "Jerry" Joseph McDonald
John Patrick "Pat" Sargent
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
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All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
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Pine to Palm
October 8, 2015
Building a fraud-free family
A generation ago, most families didn’t think about financial fraud. Today, it can come in many forms – over the phone, through the mail and increasingly, online. It’s an equal opportunity crime that affects consumers of all ages. For the 15th straight year, the Federal Trade...
October 8, 2015 - 5:25am
October 1, 2015
What’s up with new payment cards?
If you’ve received a replacement for your credit or debit cards in the mail lately, take a closer look. That little gold chip on the front is going to make it tougher for thieves to steal your data. By year-end 2015, Visa estimates that 63 percent of cards in American wallets...
October 1, 2015 - 5:25am
September 17, 2015
Tax credits for college costs
Are you looking for ways to minimize the costs of higher education? The average cost of tuition and fees for a four-year college education can range from about $40,000 for in-state students at a public college to nearly $135,000 at a private one, according to College Board data. Fortunately,...
September 17, 2015 - 5:30am
September 10, 2015
Toothfairy the teacher?
When those first baby teeth start wobbling, you and the Tooth Fairy can combine forces to teach your kids about money. Visa’s latest annual Tooth Fairy survey indicates that the average price of a lost tooth is $3.19 in 2015. This is the fourth consecutive year that young...
September 10, 2015 - 5:30am
September 3, 2015
Juggling kid costs and retirement
It costs parents an average of $245,340 to raise a child from birth to age 18. That figure from the U.S. Agriculture Department is just one reason why prospective parents are advised to consider parallel financial planning for child-based expenses and retirement. The key is...
September 3, 2015 - 5:30am
August 20, 2015
Getting your home ready to sell
As the economy improves, today’s sellers are facing a very different environment than they were before the housing market stumbled in 2006. Today’s housing market features new procedures and standards, not the least of which are continuing borrowing hurdles for prospective...
August 20, 2015 - 5:35am
August 13, 2015
Small businesses beware: Not reporting vendor info bad
Most individuals receive an IRS Form 1099 – Miscellaneous Income (1099s) early each calendar year as part of their annual tax return documentation. They hold the document for their tax return preparation and then file it away without giving it another thought. If you are a small-business...
August 13, 2015 - 5:35am
July 24, 2015
Summer savings made easy
It’s expected to be a hotter summer this year, but don’t confine your money-saving efforts to the thermostat. The warm months can be the best time to focus on cutting year-round energy costs. Free of snow, ice and wind, it’s easier to spot problems, do repairs and budget...
July 24, 2015 - 5:40am
July 9, 2015
Summer vacay? Go cheap
If you, your partner or your family want – or need – to get out of town right now, how do you improvise a great last-minute trip without breaking the bank? Planning is essential. Embrace travel as a hobby – look for tricks, techniques and current online resources to keep...
July 9, 2015 - 5:35am
June 4, 2015
Saying ‘I do’ on a budget
Should a dream wedding mean delaying a down payment on a home? That’s a trade-off many couples make these days. The Knot, a wedding planning and publishing company, recently released its Real Weddings Study of average wedding costs for 2014, announcing a national average price...
June 4, 2015 - 5:15am
May 14, 2015
For the new college grad
A young adult’s first months out of college are about personal freedom and finding one’s path as an adult. Building solid money habits is a big part of that. Most grads are managing money alone for the first time – finding work, places to live and if they’re in the majority,...
May 14, 2015 - 5:25am
April 30, 2015
Managing money in step-families
Roughly 1,300 new stepfamilies are created every day, and 41 percent of all Americans have at least one step relative,. These blended families have an opportunity to launch new relationships and traditions, but they often face pitfalls where finances are concerned. Many remarrying...
April 30, 2015 - 5:30am
April 16, 2015
Resetting retirement post-divorce
Retirement planning can face derailment after a divorce. Married, two-income couples have the advantage of splitting living expenses and pooling all their investment assets, including retirement accounts. Once the marriage is over, costs for separate households may limit the ability...
April 16, 2015 - 5:30am
April 9, 2015
Affording Fido: costs for new pets
Premium food, state-of-the-art veterinary care and creature comforts most humans would envy are now a regular part of life for many American pets. That’s why prospective pet owners should consider financial planning before bringing home a dog, cat or other breed of animal. For...
April 9, 2015 - 5:30am
March 26, 2015
Debt and deceased: How to go on financially
If your loved one died leaving significant debt behind, would you know what to do? It’s a worrisome question for everyone. Young or old, based on particular debt circumstances or geographic location, death with debt can provide significant problems for surviving family members. Depending...
March 26, 2015 - 5:20am