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Retirees, start a nonprofit to serve a need

<i>Kiplinger's Retirement Report</i>, Susan B. Garland, and Contributing Editor •
Kiplinger
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For retirees who are passionate about a cause, creating a nonprofit to advance it may seem like the perfect solution. In reality, starting a socially minded organization can be as challenging as launching a new business. Like most business entrepreneurs, Ellen Kamp started her nonprofit to fill a gap in the market. In 2006, at

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Fall: the season to donate

Jacob Sensiba •
Saving Advice
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The season of fall brings around new colors and new weather. It also precludes the season of winter, as well as a few significant holidays. During this time of year, we often reflect on the things that we have and the people in our lives. When thinking about what we are thankful for, we often

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Over dinner, Chicago residents connect with homeless

Vikki Ortiz Healy •
Chicago Tribune
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At a trendy restaurant in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood, diners sat at a table near the front window and chatted casually over drinks. To someone looking in from the busy stretch of Broadway, the dinner party looked like any other group of friends grabbing a bite after work. But these unlikely dinner companions — a homeless

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