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The Mural Building: Bernie’s Book Bank

Wintrust

Our current mural celebrates the importance of literacy—especially financial literacy—and highlights a great local organization working to encourage reading and education: Bernie’s Book Bank.  Bernie’s Book Bank facilitates the collection, processing and redistribution of new and gently used children’s books to increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland. The organization

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Financial advice from the Founding Fathers

the editors of Kiplinger's Personal Finance and , •
Kiplinger

Benjamin Franklin famously coined the phrase, “A penny saved is a penny earned.” That’s a good start. To prosper even more, consider what other founders of the United States of America had to say on the subject of personal finance. We present timeless personal finance wisdom from the Founding Fathers (and a Founding Mother), echoing

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Personal finance wisdom from the Year of the Rooster

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •
Kiplinger

According to the Western calendar, Jan. 28 marks the beginning of the Chinese New Year — also known as “Spring Festival” — the longest and most important celebration for Chinese families across the globe.  Because the Chinese calendar is lunisolar, meaning it is based on both lunar and solar cycles, it is celebrated on a

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