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A wealth manager to millionaires says parents who leave their kids money often miss the most important step

Tanza Loudenback •
Business Insider
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Michael Farrell, a wealth manager to millionaires, believes there’s much more to inheritance than handing over money. Farrell is managing director of a wealth management firm whose typical client is worth at least $10 million. “We tend to work with a lot of first-generation wealth creators. They have a bit of a blue-collar mentality about their

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What to know about year-end charitable giving

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year end charitable giving

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and giving. And, while gifting presents to loved ones is a hallmark of the holidays, charitable giving is also at its highest during this time of year. According to research by Nonprofit Source, nearly one-third of annual giving occurs in December, with 10% of all giving coming

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Here’s how much money you need to save every month to put your kid through 4 years of college

Tanza Loudenback •
Business Insider
Here's how much money you need to save every month to put your kid through 4 years of college

College is a huge financial investment, but most families believe the high price is justified. According to the Sallie Mae report “How America Pays For College 2019,” a survey conducted in partnership with research-company Ipsos found that seven in 10 parents and students say the cost of college today is either appropriately priced, a bargain, or

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Spending the holiday season in Chicago? Here’s what to do

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Chicago Holidays

The city seems to sparkle a bit more around this time of year. As Chicago’s Bank®, we’ve put together a list of “must-do’s” for anyone who finds themselves in the city this holiday season. There are so many seasonal traditions that make this area unique. Let’s go! 24th Annual Christkindlmarket   This is a classic

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