Entrepreneur Bankruptcy — Not a Failure

I’ve written blog articles about warning signs for business owners, and what to look for, when things get tough. Most business owners don’t look for signs that things are getting tough. They dig in, and keep going. Why? In reality, business owners are, at heart,
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HAMP is in the Hamper, Now What?

The clumsy program, the Home Affordable Modification Program, created in 2009 by the Obama administration, known as HAMP, is now over, as is that administration.  Back in 2009, the government, in a nod to help ease the struggling homeowners, created this program to try to
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Listen to My Radio Interview-Aging Well in Chicago

It’s a pleasure when I can get the word out, and give practical advice on the financial challenges of middle age and beyond.  When Jeff Bechar of ComforCare Chicago reached out to interview me for his new weekly radio show, “Aging Well in Chicago”, I
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Consumers—What to Look for in 2017

So, finally, the election is over.  We can stop the endless focus on politics.  Well, maybe not, but we can turn our attention to next year.  What does the crystal ball look like?  What can consumers, you and me, expect next year?  Rising interest rates
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