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Don’t let your debt haunt you forever

Wintrust

In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible to go through life without acquiring some sort of debt. Whether you’re dealing with a mortgage, a car loan, credit cards or student loans, at some point you’re going to have to pay up. Here are a few quick tips that can help you escape debt burdens,

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Small business guide to SBA loans

Joe Sweeney •
The Simple Dollar

Like so many government endeavors, the Small Business Administration (SBA) can be both incredibly helpful and terribly confusing. Here’s how to use it effectively to help your small business. There are many organizations that can help you structure and finance your business, understand permitting, laws and regulations in your state or local municipality, provide guidance on

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6 critical questions to ask before investing in a stock

president, AIF®, Ltd., Charles C. Scott, and Pelleton Capital Management •
Kiplinger

Someone much wiser than me once said that if you don’t know where you’re going, any path will get you there. This couldn’t be truer than when it comes to investing. And often it will be a lot more dangerous. So there’s never a bad time to become wiser about your investing process. If you

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Wealth-building secrets of the millionaires next door

the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance •
Kiplinger

We all know somebody like Mitch, your mass-transit-riding, brown-bagging coworker who has toiled in accounting for as long as you can remember. Did you know he owns a vacation house at the beach? Or the McGillicuddy family, who live down the street in a house just like yours. Would you believe they didn’t have to

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