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Take KARE of Your Money: Housing market, Target teacher discounts, MN quality of life

The team is taking a look at the topics of the day that impact your wallet.

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn — Our Take KARE of Your Money crew is looking into the latest topics that tap into your wallet. 

Home buying tips

It's so hard to get a home right now, that some buyers have simply given up – thanks to low inventory, high demand, and increasing competition.

Don't know when to jump back in?

One real estate expert says consider looking again when winter comes, because there's typically less competition.

RELATED: Lumber prices drop, but home prices remain high

Target teacher discounts

Target is bringing back its teacher discount program.

Educators who sign up for Target Circle will get a one-time coupon for 15% off school supplies. 

K-12 teachers, professors, homeschool and daycare teachers, as well as those at early childhood learning centers are all eligible. 

MORE: Target brings back teacher discount program for fourth year

Minnesota quality of life ranks high

How about this...Minnesota is one of the best places to live!

We ranked fourth on CNBC's list of America's most welcoming states, scoring points for having a world class healthcare system, inclusive laws and good air quality.

And, if you're wondering, Vermont took the top spot.