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Money Mondays: How The Dow Affects You Now

The stock market has started off 2018 with a bang! Why do we continue to see a strong bull market?

 There is no question the markets are off to a phenomenal start in the first week of the New Year. 752 more words

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Money Mondays: How To Make Money Moves In 2018

With 2017 almost over, what should we be focusing on in 2018? 

Amid all of the holiday cheer, it is smart to take some time at the end of the year to take stock of your financial wellbeing, and review things like your retirement accounts, and your insurance needs. 750 more words

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Money Mondays: What You Should Know About Bitcoin

Why is bitcoin in the news right now? 

There has been a surge in interest in bitcoin, especially over the past year, because the value of the digital currency has surged. 597 more words

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Money Mondays: Don't Get Got During The Holiday Season

WE ARE TALKING ABOUT WAYS WE CAN PROTECT OURSELVES DURING THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON. WHY IS THIS SO IMPORTANT?

It’s the first holiday retail season in the wake of the massive Equifax breach, and it is more important than ever to be vigilant when we are shopping for friends and family. 789 more words

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Chicagoan Mellody Hobson’s Commitment to After School Matters

After School Matters– the program that was the pride and joy of the late first lady of the city of Chicago Maggie Daley–continues to shine bright. 953 more words

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Money Mondays: How Amazon Just Made Groceries A 'Whole' Lot Cheaper

Last week Amazon completed its purchase with Whole Foods. Why is this such a big deal?

 This deal is going to shake up the grocery industry. 817 more words

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Money Mondays: Why You Should Never Borrow From Your 401K

What do we need to know right now about 401(k) loans?

 We have seen a significant rise in 401(k) loans in recent years. Loans against retirement accounts have been taking the place of home equity loans because fewer Americans have home equity in the wake of the housing market collapse in 2008. 682 more words

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