Coon Rapids Finance & Money

3 Vintage Valuables That Might Be Hiding in Your Home

3 Vintage Valuables That Might Be Hiding in Your Home

XiXinXing / Shutterstock.comWith 30 years of reselling under my belt, I’m the go-to guy when friends need a quick appraisal. And over the years I’ve noticed a recurring phenomenon: The vintage items most people consider valuable usually...

Retirement Motivations: Planning for the Next Chapter

Retirement Motivations: Planning for the Next Chapter

Sergey Nivens / Shutterstock.comSome people stumble into retirement. Others make the decision inspired by something negative that has happened: death, malaise with work, or confronting a serious illness. And, many feel in full control of the decision and leap...

7 Siri Commands Every iPhone User Should Know

7 Siri Commands Every iPhone User Should Know

sdx15 / Shutterstock.comApple’s voice assistant Siri responds to a bevy of commands that can be both silly and practical. It can look up “bevy” for you, for instance — and it’s quick with a quip if you ask something playful. Many...

8 Chains Offering Ice Cream Deals and Freebies This Month

8 Chains Offering Ice Cream Deals and Freebies This Month

PR Image Factory / Shutterstock.comWhat’s better than ice cream? FREE ice cream, of course. Everyone screams for ice cream deals! July is National Ice Cream Month, first designated by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, including National Ice Cream Day on...

How I Made Homemade Ice Cream That’s Better Than Store-Bought

How I Made Homemade Ice Cream That’s Better Than Store-Bought

PR Image Factory / Shutterstock.comHappy National Ice Cream Month! I know, it sounds like another celebration made up by an industry — but Congress and President Ronald Reagan declared it in 1984. So, this is the officially government-sanctioned...

Expert Gardeners Share How to Plant a Victory Garden on a Budget

Expert Gardeners Share How to Plant a Victory Garden on a Budget

PeopleImages.com - Yuri A / Shutterstock.comBackyard gardens are sprouting up all over the country. Many people are worried about the price of groceries, which has led to lots of them digging in and learning about growing their own food. Potting soil is a hot...

Feeling Lazy? 6 Ways to Make Money Without Lifting a Finger

Feeling Lazy? 6 Ways to Make Money Without Lifting a Finger

ALPA PROD / Shutterstock.comAdvertising Disclosure: When you buy something by clicking links on our site, we may earn a small commission, but it never affects the products or services we recommend. Let’s face it, we’ve all dreamed of making money...