John Ewoldt

Reporter | Consumer news
Phone: 612-673-7633
John Ewoldt searches the Twin Cities and beyond for bargains and strategies to spare consumers time, money and hassles.

Recent content from John Ewoldt

Most Minnesotans lack confidence in their finances

A new Star Tribune Minnesota Poll shows that 51 percent of Minnesotans rate their finances as fair or poor, a figure that hasn’t changed significantly in more than three years.

Updated: March 10, 2013, - 02:34 PM

Paper flurry at tax time? Lots of shredding options

Free or low-cost events help when destroying sensitive documents takes too much time.

Updated: March 09, 2013, - 12:17 AM

Wal-Mart perishable-foods distribution center in Mankato will employ 300

The facility for perishable food will be Wal-Mart’s only one in Minnesota and will open in 2015.

Updated: March 06, 2013, - 09:12 PM

Minnesotans cash in by selling old electronics

The surge in smartphone sales has resellers popping up online and locally, giving consumers another source of cash for cellphones,...

Updated: February 23, 2013, - 05:07 PM

Best Buy makes its online price-match policy permanent

Best Buy is joining Target in making its online price-match policy effective year-round. But the return window is shorter.

Updated: February 22, 2013, - 05:51 AM

Last seconds of Super Bowl are money for Winona firm

WinCraft, a sports merchandise manufacturer will be rushing on Sunday to make championship mementos after the game is over.

Updated: February 02, 2013, - 07:12 AM

Aldi jumps on the organic bandwagon

Aldi's addition of certified organic produce offers price relief but limited selection.

Updated: January 29, 2013, - 10:11 PM

Obituary: Life of Anne Truax paralleled women's movement

During the 30 years she was at the U, she became the head of the Women's Center, helped found the Women's Studies Department and investigated sexual harassment cases.

Updated: January 28, 2013, - 07:38 PM

A dentist who focuses on personal attention

A New Brighton dentist follows up with every patient to make sure they're OK.

Updated: January 26, 2013, - 05:24 PM

Best Buy's coupon offer was too good to be true for very long

Best Buy quickly canceled a coupon offer that was supposed to last a week after deal hunters discovered lucrative loopholes.

Updated: January 23, 2013, - 09:07 PM

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