Wednesday, Jul 6, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Business of Home: How Lunch Can Eat at Your Income

Business of Home: How Lunch Can Eat at Your Income

While peanut butter and jelly or leftovers may seem drag, taking a lunch from home can add up to thousands of dollars over time.

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

How to Ask for a Raise Right Now

How to Ask for a Raise Right Now

Experts say while it's a delicate time, it may also be the right time to ask for a raise.

Tuesday, Mar 9, 2010

Personal Finance Terms Glossary

Personal Finance Terms Glossary

Experts say while it's a delicate time, it may also be the right time to ask for a raise.

Thursday, Oct 7, 2010

Recession Lessons: Take-Aways From the Financial Meltdown

Recession Lessons:  Take-Aways From the Financial Meltdown

More people have personal budgets.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Give Your Financial Risk Tolerance a Check-Up

Give Your Financial Risk Tolerance a Check-Up

Did you sell at the bottom? Are you awake at night worrying about your money? Most advisors suggest you stay the course, but a good gut check may be worth your time.

Wednesday, Jun 1, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

How to Beat a Tough Teen Job Market

How to Beat a Tough Teen Job Market

Teen unemployment in Illinois is higher than national average.

Wednesday, May 18, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Business of Home: Save on Summer Travel

Business of Home: Save on Summer Travel

Airfares and hotel rates are rising, not just because of higher gas prices, but also because of higher demand.

Wednesday, May 11, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Business of Home: Manage Parenting Costs

Business of Home: Manage Parenting Costs

Five suggestions for taming and preparing for the bundle of bills that come with a new bundle of joy.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Business of Home: Fix Your Credit Score

Business of Home: Fix Your Credit Score

Experts say credit scores are sinking due to the economic downturn.

Monday, Apr 25, 2011
|
By Kim Vatis

Business Of Home: Protect Your Estate

Business Of Home: Protect Your Estate

Congress is giving families a gift, but they need to act now and plan.

Top Stories
Passenger Arrested on Southwest Airlines Flight in Chicago

Passenger Arrested on Southwest Airlines Flight in Chicago

A passenger was arrested on a Southwest Airlines flight at Midway Airport Tuesday afternoon after allegedly making threatening statements toward a flight attendant, according to the airline.

Parents Question CPS After High Lead Levels Found at City School

Parents Question CPS After High Lead Levels Found at City School

Parents upset after testing revealed higher than normal lead levels in a Chicago elementary school questioned Chicago Public Schools officials Tuesday on why such testing hadn’t been done sooner.

Undercover Recordings Played in Drew Peterson Trial

Undercover Recordings Played in Drew Peterson Trial

Undercover recordings played during the second day of testimony in Drew Peterson’s murder-for-hire trial revealed surprising plans Peterson allegedly had for when he got out of prison.

Missing Lake Geneva Family Found Safe, Mom Faces Charges

Missing Lake Geneva Family Found Safe, Mom Faces Charges

A Lake Geneva mother and her three children have been found safe, police say, calling off a massive search for the family that mysteriously vanished two weeks ago.

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Protests Turn Violent Outside Trump Rally in New Mexico

Republican Donald Trump, the presumptive GOP presidential nominee, added to his list of victories Tuesday with a primary win in Washington state. Trump ran unopposed after emerging from a crowded field...

2 FBI Agents Shot in Attempted Arrest, Suspect Found Dead

2 FBI Agents Shot in Attempted Arrest, Suspect Found Dead

FBI agents descended on a Park Forest home Tuesday morning.