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Man in custody after Becker County chase that hit speeds of nearly 120 mph
Search continues for victim after boat collision on Park Rapids lake
Lakers prepare in annual Red White scrimmage
Fergus Falls shuts out Laker tennis
League champions Burnside's win softball tournament title
Second half flurry gives Laker boys first win in 20 games
SOCCER: Last second OT goal lifts Flyers over Laker girls
Park Rapids dancer trains with renowned Rockettes
Miss Wolf Lake Pageant is Aug. 26
Friends & Neighbors
'Brew boys' bring new flavor
State gains 11,300 jobs in July
Bell Bank hires Amundson, promotes Erickson
Waubun Insurance Agency purchased
The Inn at Dunvilla opens
Jennifer Lawrence is ranked world's highest paid-actress for second year
Man of 1,000 voices
Headwaters Center programming resumes Sept. 6 in Armory Square
Medora Musical ticket sales break 100,000
Down to the Nitty Gritty: McEuen talks Dirt Band, Music on the Mountain
Roger W. Gottenborg
Mary Ellen Marks
Thomas Raymond Savageau
Maurice F. "Maury" Gagnier
Barbara (Duncan) Erickson
The truth about Muslims in MN
Docs not selling out for sandwhiches
Give credit to Dayton, Tina Smith, for tour of all 87 counties in Minnesota
Read more, watch less TV: Follow these steps and become an informed voter
All MN students now taking ACTs
Master Gardening Training
'Wise as an old crow' is a true thing
Look close: Don't shoot radio-collared bears
Sad news--more zebra mussels
Electronics now a key part of fishing
September --EMDASH-- Now is the time to...
'Coffee with the Council' set Saturday in DL
DL Jaycees fire up for 2nd annual Rib Fest
Wething celebrates 88 years
Theater for everyone
Pine to Palm
Spending and saving problems different side of the same coin
The January poll hosted on the National Foundation for Credit Counseling website asked consumers if they had a spending problem, savings problem, neither or both. The overwhelming majority, 62 percent, identified themselves as having problems related to both spending and saving. "The...
February 27, 2013 - 11:50am
January 16, 2013
Money Management - Tax filing, payment problems
Tax season is just around the corner.
January 16, 2013 - 10:59am
November 7, 2012
How to live well in retirement on fixed budget
Are you concerned about being able to pay for a secure and happy retirement? The good news is that there are many costs that retirees typically don't face, such as commuting to work, buying a business wardrobe or saving for their children's college tuition. Many other expenses...
November 7, 2012 - 10:37am
October 17, 2012
Tips for the new retirement
A recent study conducted by the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for a Secure Retirement found that 67 percent of middle-income baby boomers are expecting a retirement that is different from the one their parents enjoyed. For one thing, the study found that roughly three-quarters...
October 17, 2012 - 1:34pm
October 10, 2012
Social Security strategies
More than 55 million Americans receive Social Security benefits, and about one-quarter of retirees depend on Social Security as their sole source of income. Social Security payments are clearly essential to many people, which is why it's so important to understand what to expect from...
October 10, 2012 - 12:11pm
August 22, 2012
Saving on college textbooks
Buying college textbooks used to be simple: Professors told you what books to buy. You went to the college bookstore and bought them. At the end of the course, you had the option to sell them back. These days, it's a little different and a lot more expensive - the estimated cost to...
August 22, 2012 - 11:58am
July 25, 2012
Taking from college savings
Tax-advantaged 529 college savings plan assets are expected to balloon to $237 billion by the end of 2015, according to Financial Research Corporation. If you or someone in your family is planning to start college soon, it's likely you are poised to withdraw money from a 529.
July 25, 2012 - 11:50am
July 11, 2012
DIY or hire a contractor?
Do-it-yourself (DIY) home-improvement projects usually start out well. Then, you set something on fire or cause bodily harm with a power tool. So, should you hire a contractor? That depends on you and the project. It's always tempting to attempt home repair or improvement projects...
July 11, 2012 - 11:25am
April 4, 2012
Health care funding options
HRA. FSA. HSA. These "words" may seem like alphabet soup, but they could spell out savings for you when you are paying for health care. HRAs, FSAs and HSAs are some of the most popular health care funding options currently on the market, each offering different alternatives and...
April 4, 2012 - 1:22pm
March 14, 2012
Mastering small biz finances
Small businesses are the backbone of the U.S. economy, but small-business owners often struggle to keep their finances in order while managing the day-to-day operations. Smart financial management plays a critical role in a business' success or failure and it doesn't have to be...
March 14, 2012 - 11:54am
March 7, 2012
Vacationing on a budget
Travel doesn't have to break the bank. There are ways to save while having an adventure and creating memories. Here are some ideas to make travel planning easier and to ensure spending your hard-earned dollars right where you want them. Budget basics What can you afford? And...
March 7, 2012 - 12:56pm
February 29, 2012
Big money lessons for kids
Are you happy with your child's understanding of money? Many people want to ensure their children learn positive values when it comes to money, but they are not sure how to instill them. The Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) offers these five tips for parents who want to teach their...
February 29, 2012 - 4:09pm
February 1, 2012
Bank or Credit Union? You pick
You probably have some of your money in either a bank or a credit union, but banks and credit unions offer different benefits, depending on what you're looking for. Bank basics Modern banks can trace their history back to 14th century Italy. Banks are owned and run by investors...
February 1, 2012 - 1:41pm
January 25, 2012
Make credit cards work for you
If you're like most people, your mailbox is overflowing with credit card offers. Before you shred the next batch, take a look and see what the credit card companies are offering these days. Find the perfect card. Which card is going to be "your" card? That depends. What benefits...
January 25, 2012 - 4:23pm
January 4, 2012
Stretching your retirement
The good news: We're all living longer. The bad news: We're all going to have to come up with a way to pay our living expenses for our longer lives. How do you make sure your retirement income lasts as long as you do? There's a fine line between spending enough, but not too much,...
January 4, 2012 - 11:14am