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  • Traders at the CBOE July 2014
    Chicago Financial Startup & Entrepreneurial Conference
    Options Alliance and DePaul University’s Arditti Center for Risk Management Present:A Chicago Financial Startup Conference: An Event for Financial Industry Entrepreneurs and StartupsJoin the financial startup revolution for a deep dive into...
  • Financial planning for blended families
    Financial planning for blended families
    Blended families are moving closer to the mainstream – and might include you. The 2011 Census counted “step-families” (Statistics Canada’s term for blended families) for the first time and found that they represent about...
  • Finance experts call for a new global financial order at Beijing conference
    Finance experts call for a new global financial order at Beijing conference
    On Nov. 5, top financial experts concluded a conference held in Beijing, China to discuss economic reforms and how the current global financial system could be adapted or changed to function in a rapidly evolving monetary environment. Members of a...
  • Ex-Reagan advisor: ‘Central banks are sick puppy’s’
    Ex-Reagan advisor: ‘Central banks are sick puppy’s’
    Former Republican U.S. Representative and Director of the Office of Management and Budget under former President Ronald Reagan, David Stockman, said on Thursday that Wall Street is one sick puppy thanks to even sicker central banks around the...
  • The First Annual Queens Health, Beauty and Financial Expo
    The First Annual Queens Health, Beauty and Financial Expo
    The First Annual Health, Beauty and Financial Expo was held on Sept 14 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.at the New York Hall of Science, which provided local Queens residents and their families a chance to venture new ways to health, beauty and finance. Among...
  • U.S. sanctions could leave Exxon with nothing from new Russian oil discovery
    U.S. sanctions could leave Exxon with nothing from new Russian oil discovery
    In a most ironic turn of events from the ongoing economic sanctions being imposed upon Russia by the U.S. over the Ukrainian proxy war, a massive new oil discovery in the Arctic Ocean by the world's largest energy producer on Sept. 27 could...
  • A bad plan
    A financial plan is … yours
    The term ‘financial plan’ is pretty generic – but yours shouldn’t be. Your plan should be as good a fit for your life in the future as it is today, be easily adaptable to the constant changes you’re bound to encounter...
  • Financial planning tips for students
    Financial planning tips for students
    A post-secondary education is expensive – and very necessary these days. Most students must carefully manage limited financial resources to obtain that degree or diploma -- without accumulating a crushing burden of debt along the way.That...
  • S&P 500 1983 to 1994
    Are the S&P 500 constituent charts in topping patterns?
    Many of the S&P 500 constituents have run into resistance levels recently that they have been having trouble breaking above, many for several months and some for over a year. Others are returning to levels that they have found resistance at in...
  • Are your customer's and clients finding you?
    Tips for the Small Business Owner (April)
    It's finally Spring! Are you ready for some fresh marketing ideas for your business?For our complete newsletter, please click here. Or click on these article links to obtain information about marketing; legal and financial news and tips; or...
  • Elk Grove InfrAegis Inc. indicted on federal fraud charges
    Elk Grove InfrAegis Inc. indicted on federal fraud charges
    It was announced today that Gregory Webb, 68, of Dallas and formerly of Arlington Heights, was charged with eight counts of mail fraud and three counts of wire fraud in an 11-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury. Webb was president,...
  • The most vulnerable citizens need the most protection
    Chicago taxpayers lose again; on the human value chain they come up short
    Are the most vulnerable Chicagoans under-protected? Some might disagree, but others do as another bright future lie dead in a Chicago morgue.To some, the untimely death of children is not surprising in the city, but that shouldn't be the case....
  • Savings Commitment
    Making the secure savings commitment
    Your personal path to a secure financial future requires a map – a financial plan – that is unique to you and your life goals. But every financial plan has one essential component -- and that is to commit to saving right now.Sure, it...
  • 4 ways to save more money in 2014
    4 ways to save more money in 2014
    When we talk about saving money, the thought of coupons and discounts comes to mind. The truth is, many of us don't see saving money as actually putting money aside into a savings account. How would you like to have $1200 for Christmas...
  • Wealth building tips
    New Year financial tips for living wealthy while poor
    New Year advice on everything from winning a free dream home to living wealthy when you are poor is making headlines today. And Fox and Friends kicked off their participation in the talk on Jan. 2 with a segment about a new book titled "...