Apr 13, 2011

$mart Money: 5 Remodeling Projects With a Great Return

$mart Money: 5 Remodeling Projects With a Great Return

Home renovations expected to shoot up 12 percent this quarter.

Apr 15, 2011
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By Kim Vatis

How to Make Money the Idonije Way

How to Make Money the Idonije Way

Bears defensive end Israel Idonije makes offensive move teaching money management.

Mar 18, 2011

ComEd Competition: Will You Save Money?

ComEd Competition:  Will You Save Money?

There are now a half-dozen energy companies on the Chicago landscape offering electric service to residential customers.

Mar 9, 2011

Big Tax Breaks Possible This Year

Big Tax Breaks Possible This Year

The tax deadline may have been extended this year, to April 18, but that doesn't mean there's time to waste. And there's big breaks to be had!

Mar 4, 2011

How to Protect Your Nest Egg During Tough Times

How to Protect Your Nest Egg During Tough Times

Hardship withdrawal from 401(k) should be the last resort.

Feb 16, 2011

Hundreds Taking Part in Debt-Dropping Challenge

Hundreds Taking Part in Debt-Dropping Challenge

Inside: debt diet tips from financial management website Mint.com.

Jan 12, 2011

How to Save Money on Moving

How to Save Money on Moving

January may be the best month to get the cheapest price.

Dec 29, 2010

5 Money-Minded Resolutions to Keep this New Year

5 Money-Minded Resolutions to Keep this New Year

Money-minded resolutions on the rise, surveys show.

Dec 15, 2010

When Extended Warranties Do and Don’t Make Sense

When Extended Warranties Do and Don’t Make Sense

"Buyers, beware," say most consumer advocates. But they can make sense.

Dec 9, 2010

Year End Tax Tips: There's Still Time to Save Money

Year End Tax Tips:  There's Still Time to Save Money

The clock is ticking on 2010, and so are tax breaks that could make a big difference on your bottom line.

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1 to 3 Inches of Snow on the Way

1 to 3 Inches of Snow on the Way

NBC 5 meteorologist Alicia Roman says the Chicago area can expect one to three inches of snow on Sunday followed by blowing snow conditions in the afternoon and evening.

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"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered

"Mr. Cub" Ernie Banks Remembered

Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday at the age of 83, is remembered by fans across the country and in Wrigleyville.

85,000 Temporary Illinois Driver's Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

85,000 Temporary Illinois Driver's Licenses Issued to Illegal Immigrants

A program that has been in place for a year has allowed more than 85,000 illegal immigrants living in the U.S. to obtain Illinois driver's licenses that are valid for three years and can only be used for...

Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

Andersonville Ranks No. 7 in Redfin's Hottest Neighborhoods for 2015

The North Side neighborhood made real estate website Redfin's top 10 list of hottest neighborhoods in the nation based on home buying trends.

Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

Today's Forecast: Mostly Cloudy

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