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In the early years of your adult life, debt can add up quickly. From paying back student loans to buying a car to purchasing a home, expenses may add up…
The Top 4 Reasons to Make a Will
More than half of American adults don’t have a will, says a survey by legal website RocketLawyer.com. Are you among them? Although creating a will can raise sensitive end-of-life questions, it can…
Social Media Marketing for your rental
Being a landlord comes with many benefits, especially when you have responsible tenants. It is ideal to lease to someone who consistently pays rent on-time, takes care of the property and…
Landlord Retirement
The retirement age seems to be getting older every year, and for many, it’s not by choice. Many people dream of the day when they can leave the workplace for good and devote…
It’s Not Too Late to Save for College: How to Get Started
Time flies when you’re a parent. One day you’re bringing a baby to day care and the next, you’re picking up a young child from preschool and listening to how…
SLIDESHOW: 5 Expenses Millennials Don’t Have
If you’re over 30, you probably remember the days of huge cell phones with spotty reception. Or waiting for the newspaper to be delivered every morning. You might recall catching…
Saving Your Life: A Guide to Keep Track of Essential Information
Keeping personal records organized and up-to-date can be challenging. It’s not easy to compile vital information, records and resources in a clear and accessible document or file. This guide can help you…
5 Last-Minute Tax Tips
It’s almost here again: April 15, otherwise known as Tax Day. If you’ve put off filing till the last minute, consider the following steps to help you minimize tax stress…
QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your ‘Money Movies?’
It’s been said that money makes the world go ’round. We believe that money makes for many great movie moments. In modern society, money is often seen as either a…
Money Smart Week Chicago Offers Free Financial Courses April 5-12
It’s that time of year—time to brush up on your financial smarts. And lucky for you, Money Smart Week—a national campaign that was created in Chicago by the Federal Reserve…