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Tips for preparing for a potential recession

Economic forecasts for 2019 haven’t been the most glowing, and that has plenty of people worried about what a weak economy could mean for them personally, from job losses to a hit to retirement-savings accounts. “It is true that we ...

3 reasons to consider reducing the risk in your retirement portfolio

If you’re an older investor, that may mean it’s time to re-think just how much risk you’re carrying in your retirement portfolio. Otherwise, your tranquil golden years could devolve into a time of overwhelming financial stress. “If you’re not unsettled ...

Retiring without an Income plan

After decades of work, easing into retirement can be an exciting time. But the luster can wear off quickly if there’s not a good retirement-income plan already in place when those weekly paychecks stop, especially if it becomes clear that ...

CenterPoint acquires Warehouse in Miami-Dade County

Bolingbrook - CenterPoint Properties has acquired 84,793 SF warehouse, located at 12501 NW 38th Avenue, in Opa Locka, Florida. This property is fully leased to a single tenant on a long term basis and is located on an 8.2 acre ...

New Community Development program for investors

thetimesweekly.com Established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, a new Opportunity Zone legislation is a community development program to encourage long-term investments in low-income US communities. Fund managers and commercial investors are exploring the tax ...

Byron Allen Buying Tribune Media?

Entertainment Studios boss Byron Allen is seriously interested in buying Tribune Media, The New York Post reports. Allen shelled out $300 million for the Weather Channel in April, and he’ll be up against three other bidders for Tribune. It’s the ...

Free online guide for gas and electric customers needing help

As a public service to the people of Illinois, the Citizens Utility Board (CUB) on Tuesday released a free online guide that clearly explains the rules that govern gas and electric companies, so consumers can advocate for themselves against the ...

Business program for veterans has immediate impact

Plainfield - Illinois veterans are taking advantage of a program championed by State Senator Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant (D-Shorewood) to provide veterans with the tools to launch new businesses. Due to a loan from the Illinois business program, Captain Jon Glass, an ...

Camelot Illinois seeks proposals for logistics, warehousing and installation

Proposals from businesses owned by minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Camelot Illinois issued a request for proposals (RFP) for vendors to deliver logistics, warehousing and installation services for permanent point-of-sale items. A key component of ...

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Cadence Premier Logistics opens second building

Joliet-Cadence Premier Logistics celebrated the opening of their second building: Pit Stop Truck Center in Joliet Illinois. The 77,000 square foot building marks the completion of phase two of their overall 200,000 square feet of operations. The new Pit Stop ...

Amid complaints, Joliet automotive business looks to retain special use permit

The Joliet Zoning Board of Appeals recommended the denial of a measure repealing a special use permit to allow for the continued operation of an automotive business, located off of Plainfield Road. At a recent meeting, officials took time to ...

IDES lowers unemployment taxes

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) the regular unemployment rates for 2019 will be lower for more than 92 percent of the state’s employers who are required to register and pay state Unemployment Insurance (UI) taxes. Illinois business owners ...

5 expenses you can do without if you want financial freedom

Monthly bills turn many Americans into jugglers. Paying for rent, food, or other necessities is a common problem, with 40 percent of Americans struggling to pay for at least one basic need, according to a recent survey by the Urban ...

Public groundbreaking set for Normantown Trail addition

A public groundbreaking is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 29, for a Normantown Trail addition being constructed by the Forest Preserve District of Will County. The ceremony will take place along Normantown Road, at Rockwell Lane, just north of ...

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