Personal & Financial Strategies
Finances between a married couple tend to be fairly equal, but in the case of divorce, the woman often faces significant challenges. Mike Donnelly, an adviser with Edward Jones, offers suggestions for financially navigating this big life transition.
Local Bankers Support Local Businesses
When times are tough, expert advice makes a difference, Bill Mullins, of Crystal Lake Bank & Trust, explains how the staff at a community bank makes a difference for local customers.
A Helpful Guide to Year-End Tax Planning
Preparing for this year’s taxes is unusually complicated, for many reasons. Laurie J. Sauer, of Sikich LLP, outlines some key considerations for this year’s planning.
Three Key Retirement Income Considerations
Are you prepared for retirement? Here are three essential things to consider as you set aside your investments.
Why Refinance Your First Mortgage Now, and What is HARP?
Thanks to historically low interest rates, it’s never been easier to save money on your mortgage. Nick Sisto, from STC Capital Bank, offers advice for homeowners looking to take advantage of these unusual times.
ECC Hosts Manufacturing Job Fair
FROM ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE: ELGIN — Employers ready to hire for full- and part-time manufacturing positions will be available during a job fair on Wednesday, April 24, at Elgin Community…
MCC Foundation Scholarships Available
FROM MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE: CRYSTAL LAKE — The Friends of McHenry County College Foundation is offering 39 different scholarships for current and incoming MCC students who will enroll for the…
Granquist Competition Seeks Young Musicians
FROM GENEVA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: GENEVA — Registration has begun for the Granquist Music Competition, the largest music competition in the State of Illinois. This year’s event will be held…