I went shopping at ALDI grocery store in Superior Wisconsin for the first time. It's been open for just a few days. I'll have more on the overall experience tomorrow. If you are unfamiliar with ALDI, it's a discount grocery store offering generic brand products that they guarantee are just as good as name brand. When it comes to these Savoritz, I'd actually have to agree!
As a child, one of the highlights of our road trips was stopping at a cafe or truck stop. But, with today's prices with food and gas, that is somewhat of a luxury. So, how do you feed your family and still have money to stop at the World's Largest Ball of Twine exhibit? Here's some tips for you to consider, hopefully they'll be helpful!
The Minnesota Legislature has just passed a bill to help correct the state's huge deficit. The bill includes a $2.83 per pack tax on cigarettes, along with a one time floor stock tax on cigarettes. This is an increase of $1.60 per pack of smokes.
Your utility bill is one of those few bills that can change drastically from one month to another. With living in the Northland, we know this first hand. In the summer time in our house, or bill can range usually between $100-$160 a month. In the winter, it can reach nearly $500 a month. The nice thing is that most utility companies offer budget billing.
The state of Minnesota got unexpected news withe this $876 million state surplus. However it looks like all Minnesota residents won't be receiving a check anytime soon.
Although they predict the state will end the two-year budget cycle with a surplus, the state's economic gurus are not dancing in the streets...