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Tax Time Allows For Perfect "Money Moment"

Posted on March 25, 2014 at 8:46 AM

If you are like most people, taxes are probably a somewhat annoying chore. The beauty of tax time is that allows you take a look at the whole financial picture and re-assess your goals. It's a perfect "money moment."


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Thank an inspector – National Weights and Measures Week

Posted on March 06, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Weights and Measures Week is celebrated on March 1-7 each year to commemorate John Adams signing the first United States weights and measures law on March 2, 1799. Here in Minnesota, the Commerce Department’s Weights and Measures Division became the state’s first consumer protection agency in 1885. 


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National Consumer Protection Week, March 2-8 2014

Posted on March 03, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Consumer Protection is our number one priority here at the Department of Commerce. In honor of National Consumer Protection Week, we are reminding you of all the ways we can help you make the most out of your money. A stable and secure financial future starts with one smart decision at a time.


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Start saving with energy efficiency and conservation

Posted on February 26, 2014 at 4:45 PM

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America Saves Week is a great opportunity to identify the big and small ways to save for your long-term goals.


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2014 America Saves Week Photo Twitter Challenge

Posted on February 24, 2014 at 7:13 AM

What does saving look like to you?


Going to the library instead of buying books? Enjoying a homemade PB&J sandwich instead of grabbing lunch on the run? Or maybe it’s barely visible and your paycheck automatically directs a set amount to a savings or a retirement account.  


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The Top 5 things you Need to Know about Money

Posted on January 23, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Money matters can be a complicated, emotional subject. You may know that you need to get your finances in order but don’t know where to start.    


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