November 21, 2020

Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

WASHINGTON — LaTonya Story is every retailer’s worst fear. With the viral pandemic re-surging through the country and the economy under threat, Story has decided […]
November 21, 2020

6 tips for navigating the holidays if you took a financial hit this year

  It’s safe to say that this year has been a wild ride and there’s a good chance that your finances have taken a hit […]
November 21, 2020

5 unusual year-end tax strategies for investors

Taxpayers have any number of deductions and credits that they can take to reduce their tax burden, but those looking to get a break for […]
November 21, 2020

Formula for buying your life insurance

Life insurance applications for Americans have jumped in 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic has made us more aware of our own mortality. No one has […]
November 21, 2020

At last, a year when farmers don't have to store soybeans

U.S. farmers sold freshly harvested soybeans directly off their combines for a profit as prices rose to a four-year high this autumn, a welcome change […]
November 21, 2020

Retailers in Minnesota, around U.S., prepare for Black Friday with a bit of gray

Even though promotions at many stores began weeks ago, Black Friday is still the retail industry’s official start of the holiday season. During a year […]
November 21, 2020

Downtown Minneapolis becomes a buyer's market as condo listings outpace sales

Buyers have outnumbered sellers in much of the Twin Cities this year with a pair of notable outliers: Downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul, where there […]
November 21, 2020

Schafer: Why Dollar General's store in downtown Minneapolis could be a good thing

Dollar General might have taken the place of Walmart as a retailer thought to both serve its customers well yet make communities worse. For those […]
November 21, 2020

Biz Buzz: Curbside options abound

The curbside pickup is from 1-7 p.m. People just need to drive up with their order between those hours and it will be delivered curbside. […]
November 20, 2020

WomenVenture CEO started in one kind of crisis and is about to leave after another

Elaine Wyatt signed on as chief executive of WomenVenture in 2013 to orchestrate a financial turnaround. Now, she’s about to a conclude a productive run […]