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Pros and cons of using a credit card for back-to-school shopping

Chonce •
Everything Finance

Back-to-school shopping can get expensive fast. On one hand, you think you’re just buying pens, pencils, and notebooks, but everything adds up. Clothes can also be pricey even with the sales and discounts especially if you’re purchasing a whole new fall wardrobe. For parents who wind up spending a few hundred dollars each year during

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Wannabe commercial lenders get taste of real-world banking

Laura Alix •
American Banker

It’s hard to imagine a better classroom than the real world. This fall students in the commercial banking program at Marquette University in Milwaukee will learn about the fundamentals of the business by underwriting and managing a portfolio of small-business loans. Along with Town Bank in suburban Hartland and the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp.,

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Is your child at risk of catching ‘affluenza’?

Timothy Barrett •
Kiplinger
My daughter said she feels sick so she doesn’t want to go to school today

Without exception, the primary concern for my clients with young children is to manage their inheritance so the children still strive for achievement rather than dwell in entitlement. My first question is just what they are doing now to instill those values. I’m often met with a blank stare at first. It’s simply not a

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