Expert Advice from Money Gurus: Renée Cooper

Renée Cooper is a financial consultant at Wintrust Wealth Management. Here’s her best advice to take control of your finances:  What can I do today in 30 minutes or less to take better control of my finances? You always need to pay yourself first, whatever money you make; before you spend it on anything else […]

Take It Outside: 18 Tables For Al Fresco Dining

One of these days, it’s going to warm up, and you’re going to want to eat outside.   Just because a dining set is weatherproof doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice good design. In fact, outdoor furniture is so stylish these days that you’d think it belonged inside. Get your backyard ready for al fresco […]

How to Divorce-Proof Your Finances

Dr. Terri Orbuch, relationship expert and author of “5 Simple Steps to Take Your Marriage From Good to Great,” says that seven out of 10 couples report that money is a source of conflict in their relationship.