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Empire Editorial: Be smart with your PFD - don't just spend, save

...make a donation to your favorite nonprofit.It's also never too late to squirrel away a little extra money for that rainy day fund. The brakes on your car will always go out at the least convenient time.And for parents, even those still with newborns...
Glory Hole to host Empty Bowls fundraiser

...with the Juneau Community Foundation: The Friends of the Glory Hole Fund. That fund is slated to be used as a "rainy day" fund and Lovishchuck is hoping to raise $100,000 in the next seven to nine years.Empty Bowls has been the Glory Hole's...
Polls open for Juneau municipal election

...deferred maintenance on public buildings, parks and trails - and pay $5 million into the city's budget reserve, or "rainy day fund."Ten million dollars from the sales tax extension would go toward retiring bond debt if both propositions pass...
City panel narrows tax allocation list

...left over from last year's budget was placed into a rainy-day fund.Assembly Member Randy Wanamaker said he wanted to determine how much is in the rainy-day fund already, for which City Manager Kim Kiefer requested...
MacKinnon is right secure the monies to repay the city. If that does not work, we can issue municipal bonds or use money from our rainy-day fund. There are many options. The point is our Assembly needs to move forward and assure the University of Alaska and...
Texas governor's actions don't always match his rhetoric

...billion from the "so-called stimulus" so Texas could close a big budget gap in 2009 and keep intact the precious rainy-day fund, which is expected to contain $9.4 billion in 2013. Trouble with that was it diverted about $3.8 billion in...
City budget on track for 2011 fiscal year

...2013-2014 budget could be achieved without a draw on the "rainy day" fund. Swope said when he drafts a budget it is balanced...cuts. He said if the Assembly gives direction to use rainy day funds over cuts, that's their prerogative. "When I look...
Lawmakers to push budget amendment

...first. Otherwise we stagnate, and stagnation is bad for Alaska." State budget shortfalls are typically covered by a rainy day fund called the Constitutional Budget Reserve, which is now worth $2.13 billion. This year, revenue streamed in from...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...greedy Alaskans into agreeing to let lawmakers to use the permanent fund earnings for their original intent, as a rainy-day fund to cover deficits when our revenues decline. Mackie's plan has not been thoroughly discussed yet, and there are...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...socking some money away for the Rainy Day Fund, the committee voted to give a...policy, the Assembly created the Rainy Day Fund to cover unexpected revenue shortfalls...that placing too much money in the Rainy Day Fund would be a disservice to taxpayers...


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