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Capitol, floods, veterans, disaster bills end 2013 legislative session
By Don Davis The Minnesota Legislature ended a historic 2013 session seconds before midnight Monday after voting to renovate the state Capitol building, help communities fight floods, give veterans...
5/21/13 at 1:16 AM Loud demonstrations join budget debate in Minnesota Capitol 5/18/13 at 11:52 PM
Budget pieces slowly begin moving toward governor's office 5/17/13 at 8:49 PM
Budget Help Tip of the Week: Saving at the Grocery Store
Before our last grocery excursion, my wife and I were discussing at which market we would spend our hard earned dollars. After much debating we decided there had to be a better (and cheaper) way to sh...
5/8/13 at 10:09 AM Are You Due For a Financial Spring Cleaning? Five Tips for a Fresh Perspective 5/1/13 at 11:41 AM
5 Ways to Beautify Your Outdoor Space for Less 4/2/13 at 11:34 AM
By Jessica Sly Are you in need of some new outfits but are restrained by a strict budget? Too intimidated by all those racks of clothes to even attempt browsing? Good news! There are plenty of ways to...
5/3/13 at 10:08 AM
Selective Recognition and the Greek Financial Crisis
Continuing from the last post, we look at the most recent example of bonafide financial turmoil: Greece. In Wednesday's article, I shared how when it comes to economic or political themes, people are...
8/10/12 at 11:02 AM Hmm, Maybe Canada Really is on Top of the U.S. 7/17/12 at 3:26 PM
Unknown Ordinances: Why Fines Aren't Fine for Budget Use 5/16/12 at 10:33 AM
Fun on a Budget
We all live on tight budgets, but we still need to have some fun. A budget with no fun will be unlivable over time. Think of your budget as a diet. If your diet only consists of carrots and celery, ev...
4/11/12 at 8:13 AM
Gift Giving On A Budget
So you set a budget and now you are having trouble sticking with it. You really want to do Christmas this year without more credit card debt.......I know you do and I do too. Maybe y...
12/19/11 at 9:46 AM Tips On A Family Road Trip In A Small Car 3/2/11 at 11:09 AM
Do You Play The Clean Out The Kitchen Game? 12/29/10 at 11:11 AM
Basic Budget Ideas
I get asked a lot how we make it as a single-income family in this economy and still get to do and have a lot of the same things as a dual-income family. No, its not because my husband makes oogles of...
12/22/10 at 11:34 PM