Minot Public Library
Fire Science Online (fire and forestry job assistance and education)
* Provides a wide range of data related to population, migration, labor, wages, prices, agriculture, and various other key topics about the United States from colonial times through 1970.
Excel Easy- Free lessons on Excel.
How Secure Is My Password- Test to see if you are using strong passwords.
Mouse Tutorial- A resource for beginners on using the mouse.
Tech Boomers - Free online training courses for any website you can think of, including Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, Youtube, and many, many others as well as lessons on protecting your privacy online and additional safe internet practices.
Typing.com- Free typing lessons for beginners.
Chegg - textbook rentals
Federal Government Links
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (full text)
North Dakota State Government Links
Local Government Links
GrantSpace - Proposal Writing Boot Camp (Does cost a fee)
GrantSpace - Proposal Writing Workship (Does cost a fee)
Federal Register- Information on current and past laws passed by the United States Congress.
Find a Law Firm- A search engine for law firms.
Legal Dictionary- Provided by law.com
Legal Services of North Dakota- a non-profit organization, providing legal assistance in a variety of matters to low income and elderly North Dakotans.
North Dakota Attorney General- Information about state legal news and procudes, as well as applications for state licenses
North Dakota Legal Research- Get information on court cases in North Dakota.
North Dakota Legislative Branch- View the North Dakota State Constitution and Century Code.
North Dakota Self-Help Legal Center View and download templates for legal forms in North Dakota.
Ward County Forms and Application Portal- Several county related legal forms.
Federal Depository Library Program (List of FDLP locations by state)
USA - Excellent tool for looking at coverage areas of school districts and area codes in each state in addition to statistical information
Please visit our main Digital Resources section that includes access to the Value Line database, one of the most trusted sources for stock and investing information.
Many of these trading sites have apps that allow you to trade on a variety of mobile devices. Search the names below in your device's app store to find out if the broker you're looking at has one. The cost of trading varies from site to site. Invest at your own risk.
Robinhood - TRADING THROUGH DOWNLOADED APP ONLY
Credit ratings (S&P Capital IQ) - Credit ratings show the financial stability and risk in a particular investment. The better the rating (AAA is the best, D is the worst), the better the quality of the investment is. To view credit ratings on S&P Capital IQ, sign up on their site for free.
Dividend history (NASDAQ Dividend History) - See how long and how frequent your investment has paid out dividends.
Dividend information (Dividend.com) - Stock dividend yields, payouts, and years in a row of growth.
Dividend lists (Wall Street News Network) - Category lists for dividends such was what stocks paid out in a certain month of the year.
Investing basics (Money Chimp) - Basics of investing and economics. Includes a glossary of useful terms.
Investing definitions (Investopedia) - Provides definitions on any investing term you can think of.
Personal Finance (The Simple Dollar) - In addition to information on the basics of investing, this site includes sections on the basics of credit cards, banking, insurance, and a variety of useful articles.
Google - By typing in a stock's symbol and the word "stock" into the search bar, you'll get basic charts and info. If using the Google Chrome web browser, typing the stock symbol and "stock" into the address bar (sometimes pressing the space bar and then backspace after "stock" will need to be done too) will bring up the current price quote.
These types of sites and mobile apps will help you learn how to trade without having to risk actual money. Great for first-time investors or those wanting to test a new trading strategy.
FinViz - Allows users to create dummy portfolios in addition to offering a wide variety of filters to narrow their investing search and the ability to create wishlists.
Stock Market Simulator - Google Play Store
Stock Wars - Apple App Store
Seeking Alpha - View user-generated investing and finance articles, get involved in conversations about specific articles and stocks, and create wishlists.
FinViz - Allows users to view stock charts, use a wide variety of filters to narrow their investing search, create wishlists, and create dummy portfolios to test investing strategies.
Stock Charts - Create charts based on a variety of data.
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