June 12, 2021

IRS sends 36M letters about monthly Child Tax Credit payments beginning soon

More than 36 million families are receiving letters from the Internal Revenue Service about receiving monthly Child Tax Credit payments from July through December. The […]
June 12, 2021

A lonely retirement could shorten your life — so make friends

Building up a robust social network should be as much of aretirement-planning goalas building up a robust 401(k). “Social networks are incredibly important and become […]
June 12, 2021

The cost of caregiving: When financial and emotional stress compound

As the baby boomers advance in age, their adult children are often stepping in to help with caregiving duties — and that comes with costs. […]
June 12, 2021

Is a new house a key to happiness? Stoics have something to say about that

We have all read about the current real estate feeding frenzy. Homes that received no buyer interest are suddenly generating multiple offers because of low […]
June 12, 2021

Minnesota manufacturers jump on electric power bandwagon

It’s not just the auto industry turning electric. Minnesota manufacturers of consumer products and industrial vehicles are converting them to electric power, away from gas […]
June 12, 2021

Schafer: Making a lot of money and being rich are not the same thing

No one needs advice from a lawyer or tax accountant if they don’t want to pay any federal income taxes. Just don’t have any taxable […]
June 12, 2021

More EV charging stations on the horizon for Minnesota

Once a week, Rodrigo Duran takes his 2019 Tesla Model 3 out for a recharge. During the 30 to 40 minutes it takes to charge […]
June 12, 2021

More are waiting to claim Social Security

For the typical worker and household, the most important financial decision later in life is when to start claiming Social Security benefits. In essence, claiming […]
June 12, 2021

St. Anthony: How a doctor and friends built Minnesota's most valuable cannabis company

Dr. Kyle Kingsley, founder and chief executive of Goodness Growth Holdings, may be Minnesota’s most prominent advocate of regulated cannabis for medical and recreational use. […]
June 11, 2021

Bills that could force Big Tech breakups unveiled in House

WASHINGTON — A group of House lawmakers put forward a sweeping legislative package Friday that could curb the market power of Big Tech companies and […]