What to know about year-end charitable giving

Wintrust
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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Six key tax tips for new parents

Catherine Donaldson-Evans •
Parents
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It goes without saying, but having a baby isn’t cheap — a fact that often blindsides new parents. “New parents don’t have a lot of extra money, and having a baby is a lot more expensive than they think it would be,” says Ellie Kay, a Parents advisor for the Mom Money Clinic and a

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