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My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Ashley Abramson •
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My husband and I paid off $10,000 of credit card debt in 3 months by making 2 changes to our lifestyle

Accumulating credit card debt has a snowball effect: It’s easy to keep swiping and not realize how much you’re charging on credit cards, and how quickly little purchases can result in major interest charges. In my family’s case, mindless purchases and frequent minor emergencies resulted in $30,000 in debt over the course of three years.

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How to maximize your FDIC insurance coverage

Wintrust
Happy African American insurance agent and couple going through savings plans.

This story and image was originally published in the September 2019 issue of Highland Park Neighbors. It has been republished with permission. If you’ve ever heard a TV or radio commercial promoting a bank, chances are it ended with a phrase about the bank being FDIC insured. Since this message comes at the end of

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Roundtable: Cybersecurity threats for businesses

Wintrust
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Cybercrime is projected to cost businesses $2 trillion in 2019, so cybersecurity continues to be top of mind for businesses. With hacking, malware, social engineering, and other breaches on the upswing, Wintrust recently invited dozens of area business leaders to a seminar about cybersecurity threats for businesses. The three presenters were: Tom Wojcinski, director, risk

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