Lockport-based My Joyful Heart started with a couple of anonymous Christmas presents; 20 years later, it has helped more than 1,000 children – Chicago Tribune

Imagine being a fifth grader living in a car with your mother and siblings on a cold night in Chicago, or walking to school with no socks and no holes in your shoes. After hearing stories like these, Lockport resident Diane Carroll decided to help and started a non-profit organization called My Joyful Heart. He … Read more

It’s heartbreaking. Single mother dies after falling from Stamford train platform; she started fundraising for children

May 03, 2022, 09:57 PMUpdated on May 04, 2022 For: marissa alter Jaxson is 10 months old and will never meet his mother. He is too young to remember the fall that took his life. Jessica Perez, 34, of Stamford, was at the city train station with Jaxson in her stroller last Tuesday afternoon when … Read more

10 A-List Celebrities You Forgot Started On Reality Shows

The Free Britney movement, her subsequent provocative Instagram posts and the announcement of her wedding and pregnancy have meant that international superstar Britney Spears is back in the news as much as she was in her early 2000s heyday. With a career and personality so outstanding that she excites fans with every detail of her … Read more

Investor Alan Patricof has just started

Alan Patricof has no plans to move to Florida and does not want to play golf. “There are too many retirements at 60 now,” says the pioneering venture capitalist, who launched his second fund, Greycroft, when he was 72 and his third, Primetime Partners, in 2020 when he was 85. He is now 87 and … Read more

It’s heartbreaking. Single mother dies after falling from Stamford train platform; she started fundraising for children

May 03, 2022, 09:57 PMUpdated 5 hours ago For: marissa alter Jaxson is 10 months old and will never meet his mother. He is too young to remember the fall that took his life. Jessica Perez, 34, of Stamford, was at the city train station with Jaxson in her stroller last Tuesday afternoon when they … Read more

Paying off $131,000 in student loans started with 5 key conversations about money

Although Corazon Ochanda-Eaton qualified for PSLF, she wanted to pay off her student loans quickly. Before getting married, Corazon and her husband Curtis talked regularly about their finances. Here are five key questions that fueled his 14-month journey to paying off $131,000. Charging Something is loading. When Corazon Ochanda-Eaton graduated from college in the summer … Read more

It’s heartbreaking. Single mother dies after falling from Stamford train platform; she started fundraising for children

May 03, 2022, 09:57 PMUpdated 2h ago For: marissa alter Jaxson is 10 months old and will never meet his mother. He is too young to remember the fall that took his life. Jessica Perez, 34, of Stamford, was at the city train station with Jaxson in her stroller last Tuesday afternoon when they fell … Read more

It’s heartbreaking. Single mother dies after falling from Stamford train platform; she started fundraising for children

May 03, 2022, 09:33 PMUpdated 9m ago For: marissa alter Jaxson is 10 months old and will never meet his mother. He is too young to remember the fall that took his life. Jessica Perez, 34, of Stamford, was at the city train station with Jaxson in her stroller last Tuesday afternoon when they fell … Read more

How to get started in 5 steps

A budget can help you stay on top of expenses, pay off debt, and reach your financial goals. There are several strategies for budgeting. Each has its own unique pros and cons. Monitoring your budget, adjusting it and analyzing your spending habits regularly is essential. Read more Personal Finance Insider stories. Charging Something is loading. … Read more

Getting Started with Direct Care: Designing Your Dream Practice

The first step is to establish a vision for your practice. If you’re considering opening a direct care practice, the first step is to set a vision. If you’ve always fantasized about having your own practice, you’ll immediately know exactly what your dream practice looks like. But if not, try this mental exercise. Imagine your … Read more

42% of women investors started during pandemic, survey shows

Nazar_ab | istock | fake images For some women, it seems that the pandemic has had a silver lining: starting to invest. Roughly 2 in 5 (42%) current female investors took the plunge in 2020 or 2021, according to a recent survey by the social investing app. eToro. And half of all women said they … Read more

Eating healthier has many benefits; here are 3 recipes to get you started

Many people give up certain lifestyle behaviors in observance of Lent as a sign of sacrifice and to develop self-discipline. This may mean abstaining from specific foods or drinks (often animal products, alcohol, caffeinated beverages, or other favorites). If you are one of these people and have been successful with your abstinence during this time, … Read more