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5 retirement basics for women who want to take charge of investing

Max Hechtman, president, Partner, Max Wealth &, Investment Adviser Representative, and Insurance Solutions •
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When it comes to investing, it seems as if men traditionally have run the show. When men worked and more women stayed home to take care of the family, it was the husband’s salary that went into savings, his pension and/or his 401(k), and his Social Security benefits that they would largely rely on someday.


Stop pushing my buttons! Family tensions can prevent forward planning

Cima, Katherine W. Dean, Wells Fargo Private Bank, Family Dynamics, CFP, and National Director •
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Oftentimes it seems family members can push our buttons in ways that no one else can. The fact that we are generally more emotionally reactive to our families than anyone else makes it challenging to function well within our families. The emotion inherent within family relationships creates a dynamic tension between our desire to belong


The countdown is on!

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The new DePaul University Wintrust Arena is in the works! The stadium construction is almost finished with the first home game set for November 11. Wintrust Arena will seat more than 10,000 people and will be the cornerstone of “The Collection at McCormick Square,” located next to McCormick Center. This new home court for DePaul


Rethinking the nonprofit business model

Travis Barker •
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In a recent TED Talk, Pallotta contends that nonprofit business models should leverage the same business model tools and strategies as the for profit industry. The reasoning supporting this conclusion is that NPO’s need to become more competitive to recruit top talent, create competitive advantage, and generate additive values that are wanted by the customers