Ready to Create Your Dream House? Here’s How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Ready to Create Your Dream House? Here’s How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

We are seeing a large number of clients who wish to use smart tax planning while considering their next home. Empty nesters downsizing and move-up buyers with young families have similar interests. They desire to build a custom home that suits their needs and minimizes maintenance and upkeep while reducing tax exposure. Empty nesters are

UNICEF USA to Honor 2 Chicago Female Philanthropists for Their Commitment to Children

UNICEF USA to Honor 2 Chicago Female Philanthropists for Their Commitment to Children

Working in 190 countries and territories, UNICEF works to save children’s lives, defend their rights, and help them fulfill their full potential. (Photo courtesy of UNICEF.)

For the past seven years, UNICEF USA has been holding its annual UNICEF Chicago Humanitarian Awards Luncheon, paying homage to those leading the charge locally and internationally to improve the lives of children. For its eighth year, the Midwest Regional Office of UNICEF USA will host the 2018 luncheon honoring two exceptional Chicagoans: Dr. Colleen Cicchetti,

Watch: Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris and Kathy Roeser Talk Impact Investing at Money, Values and Impact 2018

Carla Harris at Money, Values and Impact Summit 2018

Carla Harris at Money, Values and Impact 2018 (Photo by Brian Von Kaenel.)

Make It Better hosts an annual Money, Values and Impact summit bringing together some of the greatest minds in the financial world to discuss how we can maximize social impact with every investment. At the 2018 summit, the evening’s keynote presentation, “Conversation Around Values & Money,” was given by Kathy Roeser and Carla Harris of

James Beard Foundation ‘Raises the Bar’ at Taste America Chicago Kick Off

James Beard Foundation 'Raises the Bar' at Taste America Chicago Kick Off

Photos: The Lakewood

James Beard Foundation’s sixth annual Taste America is coming to Chicago Oct. 25 and 26 and we couldn’t be more excited — especially since we are the first to announce the incredible lineup for the kickoff reception, to be held in the West Loop at The Lakewood on Thursday, Oct. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Meet Revolutionary Dance Pioneer Anna Halprin, Still Going Strong at 98

Dance legend Anna Halprin

Dance legend Anna Halprin

Anna Halprin, a longtime Marin County, California resident, and alumna of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Illinois, also happens to be a postmodern dance legend — no exaggeration. Creator, cancer survivor, author, and experimental dancer, Halprin has taught dance to thousands of people for roughly 80 years. Anna Halprin teaches in both her Kentfield studio

Saving for College: 3 Tips for Parents

Saving for College: 3 Tips for Parents

As the proud mom to 6-year-old twins, I can tell you that being a parent is one of the most wonderful gifts imaginable. However, in a society where it seems like the cost of tuition is continually on the rise, saving for and affording a child’s education has become an increasingly heavy burden for parents.

12 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out (Plus 5 More on the Horizon)

12 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out (Plus 5 More on the Horizon) — Stefani Prime

Stefani Prime's Tomahawk Chop (Photo by Ethan Jollie.)

Summer’s over, school’s begun, and you’re back in town. The question of the hour, obviously, is where to eat? While you were at the lake/camp/family reunion or generally off having fun elsewhere, your must-try list of new restaurants has grown. Allow me to break it down for you. Bar Ramone 441 N. Clark St., Chicago

Better Makers: Top Dance Companies Share the Stage to Support The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Dance for Life: Top Dance Companies Share the Stage to Support The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Joffrey Ballet, Body of Your Dreams (Photo by Cheryl Mann.)

Chicago is a hub for arts and culture. A recent study from the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago confirms that our city is, in fact, a destination for creative professionals. With nearly 63,008 artists working in Chicago, scientists and programmers included, the segment of “creatives” in the labor force rises above the

How to Help: 8 Fun and Easy Ways to Give Back Around Chicago This Fall

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Shanol and his mentor Anthony celebrate high school graduation. These two have been working together for two years; Shanol is now in his first year of college (Photo courtesy of iMentor.)

Fall is in the air, folks! And it’s the perfect time to get involved in the local community. Rally the family, phone a friend, or take a risk and take a solo adventure with an open mind. Volunteering is a great way to make connections and meet new people. Fall is also a prime time

Ready to Create Your Dream House? Here’s How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck

Ready to Create Your Dream House? Here’s How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck
By A. Perry Homes | Sponsored

UNICEF USA to Honor 2 Chicago Female Philanthropists for Their Commitment to Children

UNICEF USA to Honor 2 Chicago Female Philanthropists for Their Commitment to Children
By Emily Stone

Carla Harris at Money, Values and Impact Summit 2018

Watch: Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris and Kathy Roeser Talk Impact Investing at Money, Values and Impact 2018
By Make It Better

James Beard Foundation 'Raises the Bar' at Taste America Chicago Kick Off

James Beard Foundation ‘Raises the Bar’ at Taste America Chicago Kick Off
By Julie Chernoff

Dance legend Anna Halprin

Meet Revolutionary Dance Pioneer Anna Halprin, Still Going Strong at 98
By Kier Holmes

Saving for College: 3 Tips for Parents

Saving for College: 3 Tips for Parents
By Sabina A. Sewillo, CFP®, Morgan Stanley

12 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out (Plus 5 More on the Horizon) — Stefani Prime

12 New Chicago Restaurants to Check Out (Plus 5 More on the Horizon)
By Julie Chernoff

Dance for Life: Top Dance Companies Share the Stage to Support The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago

Better Makers: Top Dance Companies Share the Stage to Support The Dancers’ Fund and AIDS Foundation of Chicago
By Emily Stone

nonprofits-in-chicago

How to Help: 8 Fun and Easy Ways to Give Back Around Chicago This Fall
By Emily Stone