Posts tagged "Money Smart Guy"

Life Insurance Movement: Over 58 Million Households Lacking Most Important Protection

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According to research from the Life Foundation, over 58 million households lack one of the most important types of insurance you can have – LIFE INSURANCE. Especially during tough financial times, one of the first things that get eliminated from a monthly budget are items that are viewed as “expenses”. One of my buddies, personal... Read more »

Tips for Parents on How to Get Help Paying for College

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How much will you need to help your kid through college by the time they graduate high school?  During this summer, I've been asked quite frequently from friends and attendees to our workshops on how to plan for college, especially in tough times.  It prompted me to dig into my video archives for a segment I did on WGN Morning News of getting cash for college...

New Year's with Kirk Franklin at Willow Creek Community Church

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Each year, our team comes up with a theme for a new year ahead.  It honors the experiences we’ve learned from the year behind us, thankful of both good and bad.  2011 was BREAKOUT – a force emergence from a restrictive condition.  With swagger, we attacked 2011, withstood it’s challenges and finished STRONG.  Instead of... Read more »
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Mistakes of Celebs and Athletes Going Broke: Lessons We Can Apply

Mistakes of Celebs and Athletes Going Broke: Lessons We Can Apply
Do you feel sorry for celebrities and athletes who get the fame, spotlight and money thrown at them…and eventually go broke?  Well, boo-hoo. During the Kyles Files segment on last night’s WGN TV 5pm news, Kyra Kyles unveils some celebs that you never thought would be in deep financial distress.  Namely, R. Kelly, Nicholas Cage... Read more »