According to the National Fire Protection Association there is an average of 8,800 home fires caused by gas grills yearly. Many of these fires and the resulting insurance claims can be avoided. Before you grill this Fourth of July, review basic safety tips (.pdf).
June 28 is Insurance Awareness Day, which reminds us that things can go wrong: accidents happen and the unexpected is just that – unexpected. This obscure holiday is the perfect time to review your existing coverage and make any necessary changes.
As busy schools days make way for long (and sometimes lazy) summer days, parents can help their school-aged children put that free time to good use by learning the fundamentals of financial literacy.
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), which aims to bring light to an important but often difficult topic.
Nationwide, con artists steal billions of dollars from seniors every year. The good news is that there are proactive steps you can take to protect your finances from fraud.
Finals are over and you’ve moved out of the dorms and into an apartment for the summer. But before you start unpacking, consider what would happen if your belongings were stolen or damaged.
April showers brings… Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week? That’s right, folks, April 13 – 17 is when the National Weather Service, in conjunction with various State and local agencies, join forces to help Minnesotans prepare for a severe weather event. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has more information about what is in store for this week.
As part of Financial Capability Month, the Minnesota Financial Literacy Work Group is here to help. The Minnesota Department of Education and Office of Higher Education want to help future college students know their options for financial aid.
It's tax time and a good reminder to make sure your money is in order. It might be hard to imagine that you could lose track of your money, but there are occasions where your assets might not follow you.
Perhaps you've moved within the last year and didn't update your address with your mutual fund company. Maybe you forgot to cash that last paycheck from your former employer in your haste to begin your new career. It happens more often than you may think.
April is once again Financial Capability Month in Minnesota and that means an annual opportunity to evaluate your financial life. Where to start? The Minnesota Financial Literacy Work Group is here to help – for each day in April we will be sharing our tips to guide you along the way. Follow along on Twitter: #FinCapMN