Who doesn’t love a vacation? If you’re thinking about the smartest way to use your travel funds, you may have heard of timeshares as a savvy vacation home alternative. But what’s a timeshare exactly? And does investing in a timeshare really make fiscal sense? Let’s take a look. What is a timeshare? A timeshare is
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
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.,
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
The connectivity aspect of our era made room for the seamless and near-instant use of sensitive and customer-specific data, which previously took days to utilize in manual systems. Despite the thrill of the advancement, the presence of sensitive data transfers managed to create new forms of criminal activities, such as identity theft and database breaches.
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