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Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

Is Your Office Making a Bad Flu Season Worse?

'Tis the season for holiday cheer, gifts and celebration, but for office workers across the country, it is also the season of something else: the flu. Read »

5 hours ago
Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

Chicagoan Creates Lesbian Dating App Scissr

There’s Tinder, there’s Grindr and now there’s Scissr. Read »

Dec 17, 2014
McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's to Trim Menu, Examine Ingredients

McDonald's is planning to trim its menu, review its cooking methods and maybe even get rid of some of the... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
Low-Wage Workers Continue Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Low-Wage Workers Continue Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

An employee at a downtown BP gas station closed the store and walked off the job early Thursday to join a group... Watch »

Dec 4, 2014
Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry Retailer Lia Sophia Closing Its Doors

Jewelry brand Lia Sophia announced Monday it will be closing its doors after 28 years in business. Read »

Dec 3, 2014
Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag Recalls

Automakers Expand Passenger Air Bag Recalls

Subaru, Mitsubishi both have cars equipped with air bags made by Takata Corp. At least five people have been killed... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Valerie Jarrett Shops Chicago Small Businesses

Valerie Jarrett Shops Chicago Small Businesses

Valerie Jarrett, the senior adviser to President Barack Obama, was in her home town on Small Business Saturday... Watch »

Nov 29, 2014
Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

Local Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

With the Black Friday frenzy coming to an end, small businesses are hoping to reign in on some of the holiday... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Target 5:  Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Target 5: Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most

Investigating the Issues That Affect You Most Read »

May 8, 2012
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$martMoney

NBC Chicago's series at helping you better manage your money and keep more of it in your pocket. Read »

May 8, 2012
Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Website Lets Consumers Haggle on Pricing

Most consumers hate haggling, and most brick and mortar stores don't even embrace it, but an online venture can make... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Businesses Giving Back for More Than the Holidays

Businesses Giving Back for More Than the Holidays

Thanksgiving is near, and for many businesses, that means thanking clients, partners, employees, a community and... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

Tips to Avoid Black Friday Shopping Scams

With many retailers planning to start Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales on Thanksgiving Day, some even sooner, the... Read »

Nov 25, 2014
New Lammily Doll Aims to be

New Lammily Doll Aims to be "Normal Barbie"

A graphic designer turned toy maker has created what some are calling the “anti-Barbie” and "normal... Read »

Nov 21, 2014
Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

Best, Worst Retailers for Black Friday Deals

With so many stores offering up Black Friday deals, it can be tough to decide where to go. Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

Stores That Will Be Closed for Thanksgiving

With many stores opening earlier and earlier on Thanksgiving, some retailers are keeping their doors shut for the... Read »

Nov 27, 2014
Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

Bob Marley's Heirs to Launch Pot Brand

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley says it is launching what it calls the "world's first global cannabis... Read »

Nov 19, 2014
Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Target Offers Some Black Friday Deals Early

Black Friday shoppers can get an even earlier start this year at Target. Read »

Nov 18, 2014
The Onion Looks Into Possible Sale: Report

The Onion Looks Into Possible Sale: Report

This is not a joke. It appears the owners of Chicago-based satirical news site The Onion are looking into a possible... Read »

Nov 14, 2014
Four Ways to Master the Exit Interview

Four Ways to Master the Exit Interview

When an employee leaves a company, both the departing party and the employer face many challenges, regardless of the... Read »

Nov 13, 2014

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