How to save money as a wedding guest

Wintrust

Wedding season is here! That might mean you’ve got more than a few weddings your budget didn’t account for. While celebrating the love between friends and family is certainly a happy occasion, the cost of attending weddings – and especially being a member of the wedding party – can add up quickly. According to “USA

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The frugal habits of the super rich

Andrea Browne Taylor •
Kiplinger

Becoming wealthy and staying that way takes a certain level of discipline. Sure, an occasional splurge won’t put you in the poor house, but frequent frivolous spending on things that aren’t necessities can quickly erode hard-earned gains. The frugal habits necessary to achieve financial success and maintain it are often simple lessons learned early on.

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How to gift a 529 college savings account

Alicia Adamczyk •
Lifehacker
Going to school

You don’t have children of your own, but you’d like to help your friends’ kids pay for college. Here’s what you need to know about gifting a 529 account. This is what individual experts have to say generally about an issue that affects each person differently—if you want personalized advice you should see a financial

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Tax rules on 10 different retirement accounts and investments

Founder, WEALTH MANAGER, Wealth Adviser, and Carlos Dias Jr. •
Kiplinger
Colleagues having a meeting.

For a tax-conscious investor, finding tax-efficient investments is the key to successfully saving for retirement. Not everyone thinks about the tax consequences on their investments and trusts that their financial advisers will be knowledgeable before making a recommendation. Often, it is a challenge for advisers to educate themselves on all of the tax laws that

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