Family holiday traditions that don’t focus on tons of presents

Taylor Pittman •
Huffington Post
Family Holiday Traditions That Don’t Focus On Tons Of Presents

The end-of-year holidays revolve around the spirit of giving, and many parents are shaking up what it means to “give” to their kids.  Earlier this year, actress Mila Kunis echoed many parents’ sentiments about holiday gift-giving. In October, she clarified her comment that she was adopting a new Christmas tradition that involved “no presents for the

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How to make a financially savvy car purchase

Wintrust
Cheerful young woman receiving the keys of her new car at car dealership.

Buying a car can be daunting. There are so many options: make, model, price range, must-have features, things you can compromise on, and of course, getting the best deal. Whether you’re looking to buy new or used, we have some tips for you on budgeting and making a financially savvy car purchase. Choose wisely Choose

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A must-read for moms: Five financial tips

Judith Ward •
Forbes

Women face a number of gender-specific risks when it comes to money. According to U.S. Census Bureau research, women earn roughly 80 cents on the dollar compared with men. In addition to the disparity in our paychecks, there is a far more significant lifetime earnings gap that is most prevalent with women who take time

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