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You may have to give more personal data to get personal loan
By ANNIE MILLERBERND
Dec 26, 2019 10:41 AM
Would you feel comfortable disclosing your bank account information on a personal loan application? What about your work history? Your college major?
First Midwest honored for corporate board diversity
Dec 23, 2019 1:00 AM
First Midwest Bancorp announced it has received two recognitions for its commitment to board-level diversity.
How to make your money biases work for you
Dec 22, 2019 6:15 AM
The way our brains work can cost us a lot of money. But some of our mental quirks can be turned to our advantage.
Six empowering money moves to gain control of your finances
By KELSEY SHEEHY
Dec 22, 2019 6:19 AM
It's hard to feel confident about your finances when your loan balance doesn't seem to budge and you're fishing through the couch cushions for spare change to put gas in your car. But you can gain some control over your finances, bit by bit, until that confidence comes.
Spending down your FSA starts with the right payment card
Dec 22, 2019 6:12 AM
There are times to use an FSA card, and other situations when it makes sense to use your personal debit card. The most important thing is to make sure you spend all the money in your FSA account for the year.
Ken Griffin has another money machine to rival hedge fund
Dec 22, 2019 6:24 AM
Citadel Securities is sometimes dismissively referred to as "Citadel's trading arm" -- seen as a forgotten backwater of Ken Griffin's hedge fund empire, where quants toil on complex algorithms to arbitrage tiny differences in stock prices or calculate bid-ask spreads for Treasuries. It's much more than that.
Sikich acquires Washington, D.C. accounting firm
Dec 18, 2019 9:02 AM
Professional services firm Sikich LLP said it will acquire Alexandria, Virginia-based public accounting firm Halt, Buzas & Powell, Ltd.
How employers help workers save for rainy days
By LIZ WESTON of NerdWallet
Dec 15, 2019 6:12 AM
Many companies offer 401(k)s and other retirement plans, but until recently few had programs to promote short-term savings. That's starting to change, as employers experiment with matching funds, payroll deductions and other methods to encourage workers to build emergency funds.
How procrastinators can win at gift-giving
By COURTNEY JESPERSEN of NerdWallet
Dec 15, 2019 6:20 AM
It's down to the wire, but there are still methods to save money on your last-minute holiday purchases. Here are four simple ways to do it.
The high-interest account you've never heard of
By CHANELLE BESSETTE of NerdWallet
Dec 15, 2019 6:18 AM
While banking customers have likely heard of high-yield online savings accounts, less familiar is a relatively new product that has come into its own only this year: the cash management account. So what is it?
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