Personal & Financial Strategies - 6
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Making the Best Tax Use of a Vacation Home

As the economy improves, consumers are returning to luxuries they may have eliminated in hard times. Josh Sickler, of Sikich LLP, suggests a few tax considerations for your luxury purchases.

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Free Resources for Understanding Health Reform

The new health care law is a complicated puzzle. Leon Rebodos, of Williams-Manny Insurance Group, points out a few resources for better understanding how this law affects you.

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Do Women and Men Invest Differently?

The two genders behave differently in many ways, including their investment strategies. Mike Donnelly, of Edward Jones Investments, explains how men and women invest, and how you can use that knowledge to make smart decisions.

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A Guideline for Business Loan Preparation

Before beginning your new business or growing your current one, be sure you’re prepared for everything that comes with your business loan. Jennifer Krutchen, of First National Bank & Trust, explains.

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Caution! Bonds Can Suffer Losses, Too

As the economy recovers, the bond market is susceptible to changes from interest rates and other factors. John P. Culhane, of Midland States Bank, suggests ways to protect your bond-related investments.