Archive for April 2016

Tackling your finances: your elephant in bite size pieces

Tackling your finances: your elephant in bite size pieces
I went to my beloved Harold Washington Library Center yesterday for the Money Smart Week workshop I mentioned in my last post.  “Women and Money: Twelve Months to Take Charge of Your Finances” was presented by Karen Chan Financial Education & Consulting, LLC.  It was great—better than I even expected. Money Smart Week is an... Read more »

Money Smart Week: The Money You Make vs. The Money You Keep

Money Smart Week: The Money You Make vs. The Money You Keep
  The older I get the more I understand the conventional wisdom that goes something like “it’s not about the money you make, it’s about the money you keep.” That’s why I look forward to “Money Smart Week” (through April 30).  Every year, The Chicago Public Library (CPL) lays out a delicious smorgasbord of FREE... Read more »

Happy Birthday to Our Landlord Support Group

A few months ago I blogged about how I struggled for many years with being a landlord because I was too isolated.  I underestimated the value of networking with other property owners and sharing ideas.  One change I made in 2015 was putting forth a conscious and concerted effort to reach out and meet other... Read more »
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