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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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Money Mondays: Why You Could Be Underpaying Your Taxes

Why do we need to talk about taxes right now? 

I know that taxes are a favorite topic to avoid, but as the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. 698 more words

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Money Mondays: Why Homeownership Is More Important Now Than Ever Before

Why we are talking about the housing recovery. 

The broader housing market has been on fire lately. We have seen housing prices in cities across the country rise very rapidly, and in many cases, this trend has made housing unaffordable. 495 more words

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Money Mondays: How's The Economy?

So, how’s the economy doing these days? 

Our latest peek at the state of the U.S. economy came out on Friday, and Commerce Department numbers show the economy expanded at a rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of the year. 651 more words

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