Pat Harlow is a Land Records Specialist with the DNR.
Nine in 10 Americans admit to feeling financial stress, according to a new survey conducted by the Certified Financial Planner Board.
And half of all respondents said this stress gets in the way of making smart money decisions. Continue reading
Utility executive Nick Khouri will be Michigan’s next state treasurer. But Khouri also comes to the job with a lengthy state government resume – including time as a deputy treasurer.
The USDA is set to provide 1.2 billion dollars over five years to the Regional Conservation Partnership Program in order to improve water quality and wildlife habitats in the Great Lakes basin.
It may seem like Michigan’s economy is improving for some, but experts say most residents of the state are not feeling the improvement.
In the eyes of a traditional high school senior, the new year means it’s time to apply to their favorite schools… but what they may not know is it’s also time to apply for financial aid to keep them there.
The MEDC has distributed more than one million dollars in grants to five Michigan communities through leftover funds and other grants that failed to materialize in recent years. Continue reading
Reports of counterfeit money are coming out of the central Michigan area, and police are asking for the public’s help.
Michigan has launched a new effort to help residents save money, now, so retiring later won’t be as difficult.
MBS International Airport has plans to upgrade its master and layout plans through a grant awarded to MBS this week.
The road to retirement is short for some, longer for others, but for all, there is a tool to help figure out when that day will be for us.
New job opportunities are in store for residents in Gaylord. Continue reading
Money is something many people wish they had more of.
During the last week of February, several financial groups are teaming up to educate people on how they can save money through the annual initiative, America Saves Week. Continue reading
Funding and enrollment issues surrounding the Saginaw School District are beginning to resemble the closure of Buena Vista, last year.
Parents, students and faculty of Saginaw High, Ruben Daniels and Heavenrich Elementary will know their fate on Saturday.
Yesterday, the board was expected to vote on the closure of all three schools located on Saginaw’s east side.
M-Live reported this morning that the vote for the original proposal to close the schools was delayed, 6-1, until Saturday.
Saginaw Superintendent Carlton Jenkins and his administration originally proposed a restructure of the district. It would include the school closures, moving students and making cuts.
Recently, the Michigan Department of Education was unable to approve Saginaw Public School’s 2013-14 Deficit Elimination Plan.
According to a letter sent to Saginaw from the department, the state is concerned the district is not making significant changes in its operations to mitigate increases in its current deficit.
In addition, the letter said that Saginaw will be given until Monday, February 10, to come up with a viable Deficit Elimination Plan.
If a viable plan is not approved, the state will withhold the district’s February state-aid payment of just under $5 million.