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Areavoices: 7 ways to help your kids become good money managers
family / money
May 22, 2014 - 3:30pm
May 19, 2014
Financial Wellness: Start talk about life insurance
It's a tricky question to answer, even before you throw in the unsettling issue of your own demise: How much life insurance do I need? The answer: It depends. And so much depends on coming up with the right amount, including your finances now (i.e., how much the policy will cost)...
business / columns / money
May 19, 2014 - 5:06pm
May 13, 2014
Grand Forks City Council committee recommends $14,100 salary for members
A Grand Forks City Council committee recommended Monday that council members receive a salary of $14,100, a raise of $8,900. Months ago Council...
May 13, 2014 - 8:55am
May 12, 2014
Financial Wellness: Financial disaster plans also important
Twice the same billboard caught my eye as I drove west on Highway 10. " 'Won't happen to us' is not an emergency plan," the Ad Council message read. It was referring to making plans in case of a natural disaster, to protect your family's personal safety. It's an important message...
business / money
May 12, 2014 - 5:19pm
May 11, 2014
Fewer Students Have Jobs On Graduation Day
Fargo, ND (CNN) - A new poll finds more students may be graduating without having a job lined up. Accenture surveyed about 1,000 recent grads and 1,000 soon-to-be Grads. Only 11% of this year's graduating students said they'd secured a job before graduation. That's down from...
May 11, 2014 - 10:31am
May 9, 2014
Dow ends at record high 16,583.34
NEW YORK - The Dow ended at a record high on Friday, boosted by IBM, while a rebound in high-growth momentum names helped the broader market. Consumer discretionary shares also lifted the market, with the stock of Gap Inc up 3.3 percent at $40.52 after the apparel retailer reported...
business / money
May 9, 2014 - 4:42pm
May 6, 2014
60 year old Richland County Historical Museum could use some restorations
Wahpeton, ND (WDAY TV) - The Richland County Historical Museum could use your help. Limited funding and costly maintenance are causing some setbacks for the museum. This little building houses and restores some of the region's antique treasures. But now pushing 60, the Richland...
family / news
May 6, 2014 - 5:45pm
Your Money: How wealthy families blow their assets
NEW YORK - The basis of modern financial management rests on the promise that you can pass along what's left to future generations. Yet, the likelihood of your money lasting is slim, and studies have pegged the "shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves" failure rate at 90 percent by the third...
business / money
May 6, 2014 - 10:13am
May 5, 2014
Unique theater fundraiser for Middle schooler from Moorhead
Moorhead, MN (WDAY TV) - As Garrett is fighting to recover from surgery after surgery his classmates and community are back here at home trying to show their support in every way they can. One of Garrett's favorite activities is theater. So what better way for his friends to support...
May 5, 2014 - 9:46pm
Marathon Monday event
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Monday marks the beginning of Fargo's marathon week and if you're not running don't worry, there's another way to get involved. It's Marathon Monday! A 24-hour event trying to bring in $200,000 for 30 charities in our community all through online donations. Some...
charity / news
May 5, 2014 - 6:10pm
Cass County puts nearly $2 million into rural flood protection
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Cass County's Flood Sales Tax Committee is pumping nearly $2 million of tax payer money into rural flood protection. The committee approved roughly $1.7 million for funding flood prevention and retention projects, specifically in areas that will not benefit...
May 5, 2014 - 5:52pm
May 4, 2014
Valuations of Grand Forks rental units spike
After years of minimal valuation increases, many rental properties in Grand Forks are seeing a big hike this year. For buildings with 18 or more rental units, valuations increased an average of 18 percent, according to City Assessor John Herz. In past years, the valuations only increased...
May 4, 2014 - 8:21am
May 1, 2014
Wall Street rises, Nasdaq boosted by Internet names
NEW YORK - U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday, shrugging off early losses as the Nasdaq advanced alongside Internet names, which were boosted by strong results from Yelp. Equities had opened mildly lower, with investors finding few reasons to keep chasing gains following a record close...
business / money
May 1, 2014 - 11:24am
April 30, 2014
City of EGF takes action against Boardwalk Enterprises for not paying $510k loan
East Grand Forks Mayor Lynn Stauss says he was unaware Boardwalk Enterprises owes more than $500,000 in loan payments to the city. Boardwalk...
April 30, 2014 - 8:11pm
Dow closes at record-high 16,580.84
NEW YORK - Global equity markets edged higher on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve reinforced investor views that the U.S. economy shows signs of strength despite weak data for the first quarter, while oil prices fell on record-high U.S. inventories. On Wall Street, the Dow industrials...
business / economy / money
April 30, 2014 - 3:27pm