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About Ilyce Glink

Ilyce Glink is the founder/CEO of Best Money Moves. She is an award winning television and radio personality, a nationally-syndicated columnist and is author to a dozen books including the best-selling 100 Questions Every First-Time Home Buyer Should Ask and Buy, Close, Move In. She also hosts the podcast Monday Morning Marketing with Ilyce Glink and John Byrne and is a frequent guest/host for WGN Radio's Wintrust Business Lunch. Her awards include Best Magazine Report, Best Blog, and Best Television Report from the National Association of Real Estate Editors. She was also the first to receive the Money $mart award from the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and received two Peter Lisagor Awards for Exemplary Journalism from the Chicago Headline Club.

How to Help Prevent – and Recover From – Identity Theft

By |October 12th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Financial stress in the workplace often comes directly from worries about the unexpected: job loss, surprise expenses or injuries. Identity theft and fraud are becoming an increasingly common source of financial worry for employees. According to a recent survey from [...]

Student Loans Are Coming Due. Are You Ready?

By |October 5th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

It’s the start of fall, a few weeks until Halloween, and another significant milestone as well; student loans are coming due for May 2016 graduates. Federal student loans typically have a six-month grace period after graduation to allow borrowers an [...]

Feeling Sick? Financial Stress Isn’t Just About Numbers

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

Are you feeling sick? Do you find yourself just sniffling away, coughing and sneezing? Unable to shake what should be a two-day head cold? The problem might not be germs, but what’s in your wallet. There are plenty of money-centric [...]

3 Simple Budget Saves That Will Lower Your Financial Stress

By |September 21st, 2016|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

Financial stress is overwhelming - and more so when every little thing seems to pile on top of each other. With so many financial issues for you to tackle, sometimes it seems like a miracle is the only possible way [...]

Why 50% of Americans Can’t Understand Their Credit Cards

By |September 14th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , , |

Remember life before credit cards? Best Money Moves Founder/CEO Ilyce Glink remembers her grandfather carrying around a wad of fresh $20 bills, peeling them off one by one to pay for dinner. Credit cards changed the way we pay for [...]

What’s the Biggest Source of Financial Stress in Your State?

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: For Employees|Tags: , , , |

Are you financially stressed? Do you know what’s causing it? A recent study by GoBankingRates.com asked Americans to identify their biggest financial stressor and then broke down the results by state. Check out the map above to see which financial [...]

How Financial Stress Rises with Your Rent and Home Expenses

By |September 7th, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , |

There are certain expenses everyone deals with no matter how extravagant or restrained their lifestyle. Housing is at the top of the list, both because you need a place to hang your hat and because it’s usually the single largest [...]

Making Labor Day Meaningful For Employees

By |August 31st, 2016|Categories: For Employers|Tags: , , , , |

We’re a few days out from Labor Day - the celebration of all the work employees do - so let’s talk about making Labor Day meaningful for employees and their bosses. One of the top biggest reasons workers leave their [...]

Why There Isn’t Enough Money To Pay Bills and Save

By |August 24th, 2016|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , , , |

Ever wonder why there often isn't enough money at the end of the month to get all of your bills paid and save money? You're not alone. According to a new survey published this week by the Certified Financial Planner [...]

Employees’ Financial Stress Mounts as Millions Are Priced Out of the Housing Market

By |August 19th, 2016|Categories: For Employees, For Employers|Tags: , , |

Economists and industry experts have been trumpeting the recovery of the housing market, which is good news for anyone who already owns one. But that recovery isn’t necessarily good news for people looking to buy a new home. In fact, [...]