CHICAGO Karyn Golden’s income was approaching $200,000 as she lived a carefree single existence at the peak of her career in Chicago, 20 years ago. She brokered real estate deals, served on boards and lunched with political leaders. She never imagined she would be where she is now – 70 and down to her last $200 in savings.
CHICAGO All that tuition you pay has one silver lining: tax breaks.
CHICAGO Already seeing winter holiday decorations in your local stores, even though it is just Halloween? In the same spirit, it is time to start prepping for filing your tax return, which is due by April 15, 2019.
CHICAGO Think you are getting a big refund in April when you file the first tax return under the changes in the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act?
CHICAGO Americans could dig a $2.5 trillion hole in the country's retirement system as they fail to pay back loans taken from workplace retirement plans over the next 10 years, according to a new study from Deloitte Consulting.
CHICAGO Waiting until age 70 to claim Social Security benefits is one of the most popular financial strategies for retirement, but it can put couples that retire in their 60s in a bind if they then must wait years for monthly benefit checks to start.
(This version of the October 3 column was refiled to correct "Has" to "HSA" in paragraph 5)
CHICAGO Douglas Boneparth will never forget the terrified financial planning clients he counseled after Lehman Brothers collapsed 10 years ago.
CHICAGO, Sept 19 If you are buying a Medicare
supplemental policy in the United States, make sure you choose
your insurance carefully over the next few months.
CHICAGO Neither of Deanna Brooks’ parents finished college, but they had high hopes for her.