Money/Biz

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My Nontraditional Path

Growing up on a farm helped me to understand that, more than a daughter or a granddaughter, I was a

  • 03/24/2020
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Film Fatales

Cinema has always called me, but it took many years for me to listen. My grandpa had a Polaroid and

  • 03/24/2020
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Female Founders on the Rise

In the last 40 years, women entrepreneurs have increased in number from 5 to 42 percent of small business owners.

  • 02/24/2020
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A Blueprint to Thrive

“The vitality of our region, and the strength of our rural economy, depends on everyone being able to contribute, and it starts before birth. We need to ensure all our kids — our Indigenous children, our seventh-generation immigrant children, and our first-generation immigrant children — get the best possible start to life.’’ — Southwest Initiative Foundation President Diana Anderson

  • 02/24/2020
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Q&A With Ruth Hayden

All women today — unlike 30 years ago — will say they know how to do money. But one-third at best are doing it. We need to take a leap to do something — not perfect, not monumental, but a start. We need to keep asking ourselves, what can we do today to get what we need?

  • 02/24/2020
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Equity Solutions & Quiz

In a related story we look at some of the statewide issues and policy suggestions stemming from the Minnesota Equity

  • 02/24/2020
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Financial Trauma

What I want our communities to talk about: how generational trauma affects our financial wellbeing. We can learn and unlearn traumatic events that might be affecting us today, unconsciously sabotaging our own wellbeing.

  • 02/24/2020
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The Economic Impact of Immigration

Beltrami County in northern Minnesota came under scrutiny in January when it voted to refuse refugee resettlement there — even

  • 02/24/2020
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Fair Shake

When customers walk into the Richfield Liquor Store at the Shops at Lyndale, they expect to see the usual racks of

  • 01/26/2020
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Action = Dining Out

In 2015, a local publication photographed an entirely male — and almost all white — line-up for the cover of

  • 01/26/2020