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Dealing with the costs of college

7:17 AM, Nov 6, 2013

The soaring cost of college impacts the decisions of many families.

Holiday shoppers to be lured by big sales

4:50 AM, Nov 3, 2013

November and December are always critical months for retailers, but this year shoppers should expect even more hustle and bustle.

Survey compares Twin Cities grocery and eyewear stores

4:48 PM, Oct 30, 2013

The non-profit consumer advice organization, checkbook.org, is back at it and in its quarterly magazine takes a closer look at the price of groceries and eyewear.

Mismanaging credit in college

6:46 AM, Oct 30, 2013

Recent college grads are about to get a wake-up call. The six month grace period for paying off student loans is about up.

Layaway options save money for holiday shoppers

8:42 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Credit cards dethroned cash and layaway was nearly laid to rest, but it's still around and can be a cost-saving option during the holidays.

Insurance protection during open enrollment

6:01 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Most Americans don't have enough life insurance. Many Americans have no life insurance at all.

Breaking down the debt ceiling deadline

6:06 AM, Oct 15, 2013

A deal is said to be in the works to end the government shutdown and head off a debt ceiling crisis, at least until early this winter.

Flu season costs reach billions of dollars annually

8:37 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Flu season is upon us and the bug can take a bite out of business, to the tune of billions of dollars.

Understanding your open enrollment

6:11 AM, Oct 9, 2013

While open enrollment season is closing in, the knowledge gap is widening among workers which could make electing benefits even more difficult this fall.

5 deals to look for during October bargain hunting

6:18 AM, Oct 2, 2013

Between back to school and Christmas shopping, fall bargain shopping can take a toll on your checkbook.

So what happens after the government shuts down?

6:05 AM, Oct 2, 2013

The price tag for the ongoing government shutdown is coming to light and the numbers are staggering. 

Twin Cities' financial planners to offer free advice

9:28 PM, Sep 30, 2013

Financial planners said there's just very few who follow through in keeping track of your money.