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Financial Survival Skills for Your College Bound Kid
Every summer, a new crop of students graduate from high school, and their parents get ready to release them into the wild. Many of these students are planning to continue their schooling, so their par...
7/2/13 at 9:19 AM Tear Down Attitudes of Entitlement 1/29/13 at 10:11 AM
For Better or Worse, Children Learn Financial Skills from Parents 6/5/12 at 6:36 AM
Miami's Fenton named NCHC commissioner; 2013 NHL Entry Draft wrap; A farewell from Rink and Run
Miami of Ohio senior associate athletic director Josh Fenton has been named commissioner of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. The league has a news release here. The 2013 NHL Entry Draft had...
7/1/13 at 6:42 AM Bylsma named 2014 U.S. Olympic coach; Avery Peterson of Grand Rapids ready for NHL Entry Draft 6/30/13 at 7:01 AM
LeBlanc and the ESPYs; a video look at Minnesota all-time best prep players 6/29/13 at 6:47 AM
He Did It
by Jen Woyke I'm not a writer. I'm a historian, a reader - if you will. As a history teacher, I loved to focus on the "story" behind the events. Yes, dates and time are important; you should know that...
6/12/13 at 5:37 AM Decorative Duct Tape? 6/9/12 at 7:00 AM
To Be Gracious 5/31/12 at 6:30 AM
Teaching Kids about Money
I have posted several times how I feel it is important to start teaching kids about money. Here is a recent blog post I saw about teaching kids about money....
5/29/13 at 6:20 PM Junior Achievement Volunteering 2/5/13 at 9:01 PM
Money Toys at Toys R Us 12/6/12 at 8:54 PM
Inflation: Retirement's Silent Killer
I have written two articles recently geared toward retiring successfully. The first was about the benefits of retiring debt-free, meaning why its important to eliminate credit card debts, mortgages an...
4/4/13 at 10:13 AM How to plan for medical costs in retirement 3/29/13 at 9:02 AM
How to rebuild credit after bankruptcy 3/26/13 at 1:20 PM
Organize Your Socks And Underwear
I realize that not everyone has an organized sock and underwear drawer. I realize that most people just throw them in a drawer and call it good. Sometimes not even matching the pairs of socks.......
3/20/13 at 2:10 PM Macaroni And Cheese 4/25/11 at 4:15 PM
Week In Review Recipes From 365 Clever Cookbooks 1/29/11 at 9:02 AM
Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover
Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It's a perfect way to celebrate St...
3/14/13 at 12:58 PM Register now for Bea Ojakangas "Artisan Rhubarb Jams, Preserves and Condiments" 5/24/12 at 3:47 PM
Corned Beef And Cabbage, Lighter Style but Not Light on Flavor 3/13/12 at 5:24 AM
Real Oilfield Wives and more new blogs!
It's been awhile since I've given you my recommendations for new blogs to check out here on Areavoices. But three new blogs have crossed my path and I felt compelled to share them. The first is calle...
3/13/13 at 3:01 PM A Big Birthday for a Big Guy...A Very Big Guy! - Areavoices Digest #60 1/18/12 at 4:08 PM
Are you proud of your blog? 11/8/11 at 2:46 PM
Ask the Dietitian: What is the best pre-workout meal?
Q: What is the best pre-workout meal? A: The answer is different from person-to-person and depends on what the workout entails. That being said, here are some general guidelines: What to include in ...
1/29/13 at 9:43 AM Healthy New Year’s Resolutions You'll Actually Keep 12/27/12 at 9:06 AM
Roast Those Pumpkin Seeds! 10/24/12 at 12:38 PM
Back in the saddle
It's been a few days since I've focused on my life as an endurance athlete - mainly because I've had a couple of travel days and a few days at a work conference in the Twin Cities. Still, the ending ...
1/27/13 at 11:46 AM Rest and recovery 1/14/13 at 5:23 PM
Time slipped past 1/11/13 at 1:55 PM
Black Beans and Rice Chili
Everyone loves a bowl of hot chili on a cold day. And add a little bit of rice to the mix and you have a meal that hardly needs any accompaniment. Here's a recipe from Zatarain's for Black Beans and ...
1/26/13 at 3:15 PM Scrambled Eggs, Bacon and Tomato Panini 1/14/13 at 1:54 PM
Ham and Cheese Casserole 1/2/13 at 1:13 PM
Education should be encouraged, not denied
8:10 on a Wednesday morning in a lecture hall, waiting for the first class of the day to start. It is one of the introductory classes which provides students studying English with an insight to lite...
10/25/12 at 7:36 AM Round Lake, Minnesota: An example of where the job growth should be 10/12/12 at 5:41 AM
Flensburg Point System Reform: A necessity for travel in Germany? 4/26/12 at 2:55 AM
Take a dip with the dolphin in October skies
Without the moon to brighten the evening sky, mid-October's a fine time for a dip with the celestial dolphin. All you need are your eyes to see one of the most delightful of the 88 constellations: D...
10/14/12 at 10:00 AM
SSA benefits to adopted children / employed children & benefits
Two questions about children and Social Security benefits arrived today. Here they are: Q: Can my adopted child receive Social Security survivor benefits from my deceased spouse? A: Perhaps. Did you...
8/8/12 at 1:11 PM If receiving SSA as a spouse, should I work to become insured? 7/27/12 at 8:38 AM
Will my spouse’s earnings lower my Social Security benefits? 6/22/12 at 12:27 PM
Summer salad easy to tote to Independence Day picnics.
If you've been to a Twins baseball game at Target Field on a Sunday afternoon, you may have satisfied your hunger pangs with a refreshing healthful salad from the Roots for the Home Team Garden Goodie...
7/2/12 at 9:34 AM Flatbread: All-Purpose, All Delicious 3/18/12 at 2:13 PM
Breakfast Cookies get a vegan makeover 11/13/11 at 1:13 PM