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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Seniors Renewing their Driver's License


For seniors who are applying to renew their Illinois driver’s license, the following would be helpful:
Below are links to 2 of publications: 
 Rules of the Road Review Course Workbook
A Guide to Services - serving Senior Citizens, Persons with Disabilities and Veterans.

 

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

New Card Helps Disabled Communicate with Police in Stressful Situations


Like most parents teaching their children to drive, Aurora resident Lori Price had some advice for her son, Colin.

“As a parent, you correct your kids and tell them, ‘You didn’t make a complete stop, or you’re going over the speed limit,’” Price said.

As Price was correcting Colin during one of their driving lessons, he began to argue with her. Not as a form of teenage rebellion, Price said, but because in his mind he believed he was right.

“It came to me that if he were stopped by a police officer .


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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Preparing For A Good End of Life


Preparing For A Good End of Life By 

Katy Butler

Feb. 8, 2019

WALL STREET JOURNAL

I recently turned 70 in Marin County, Calif., home to some of the healthiest, wealthiest and longest-lived people in the country. I swim daily, take no medications and can still hoist my roll-aboard bag into an overhead bin. But there is no denying that somewhere beyond the horizon, my death has saddled his horse and is heading my way.


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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Special Needs Education


This short blog is for those clients who have student loved ones with special needs.   If you have a loved one with special needs, you need to be their advocate. The following book can help to be an advocate: 

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

How to Avoid Having your Smart Home Devices Hacked


How to Avoid Having your Smart Home Devices Hacked

By ALLY MAROTTI  CHICAGO TRIBUNE 

FEB 08, 2019 

  

There are several steps homeowners can take to help protect their smart home devices from hackers. Here’s some advice from security experts:

• Always change the default password, which is the factory-issued password that allows a device to be accessed for initial setup.


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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

My Mobility Plan


Do you or your loved ones have a plan to stay safe, mobile, and independent as you age? Many people make financial plans for retirement, but don’t consider how to plan for potential mobility changes. The 


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Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Recover Your Records after a Disaster


Compliments of the American Heart Association 

Recover Your Records after a Disaster


The year 2018 brought hurricanes, fires, floods and other natural disasters to many American homes. Unfortunately, victims of these types of natural disasters often lose financial and tax records. They also need to substantiate their losses to claim insurance payouts or deduct casualty amounts on tax returns. 

In IR-2018-18, the Service explained how to recover your records and document losses. 
  1. Tax Records - Use the "Get Transcript" tool on 

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Monday, April 1, 2019

OUR OAK BROOK OFFICE HAS MOVED!

Our Oak Brook Office has MOVED!      

Effective 4/1/19 

Our new address & phone number is:

2021 Midwest Road

Suite 200

Oak Brook, IL 60523

 

(630) 396-6800


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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

IRS Top Tax Scams


Compliments of the American Heart Association

IRS Top Tax Scams

Each year the IRS publishes the "Dirty Dozen" tax scams. The IRS notes, "Taxpayers should be on the lookout for tax scams using the IRS name. These schemes jump every year at tax time. Scams can be sophisticated and take many different forms. We urge people to protect themselves and use caution when viewing emails, receiving telephone calls or getting advice on tax issues.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Advice for women intimidated by money and finances, from a 'Wealthy Single Mommy'


Advice for women intimidated by money and finances, from a 'Wealthy Single Mommy'

 

By Jackie Pilossoph

 

Terrified is the word Emma Johnson used to describe how she felt eight years ago as a newly divorced mom of two young children.

 

“I sat there on my bed one day. I had one baby nursing and another sitting next to me, and I thought, ‘Oh my God, I don’t know how I’m going to pay my mortgage,’ ” said Johnson. “My kids and I are going to be living in our red Subaru.”

 

It was that fear that sparked Johnson’s mission to help other single moms when it comes to money and finances.


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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

OUR OAK BROOK OFFICE IS MOVING!

Our Oak Brook Office is MOVING!      

Effective 4/1/19 

Our new address & phone number is:

2021 Midwest Road

Suite 200

Oak Brook, IL 60523

 

(630) 396-6800


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