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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Clausen Suffers Concussion vs. Lions

Clausen Suffers Concussion vs. Lions

Chicago Bears QB Jimmy Clausen will not suit up in the final game of the season as he deals with the aftermath of a concussion suffered against the Detroit Lions Sunday.

White Christmas Possible for Chicago Area

White Christmas Possible for Chicago Area

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas in the Chicago area, you might get some snow, but it probably won't be the snow of your dreams.

Construction Contractor Shot, Killed During Robbery

Construction Contractor Shot, Killed During Robbery

Miguel Haro, 44, had just gotten paid and was going to use his new earnings to buy Christmas gifts, a family member said.

Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Former Alderman Bernard Stone Dead at 87

Stone served nearly four decades in office, and one time credited his longevity to his being "full of pee and vinegar."

NYC Mayor Urges Support for Slain Officers' Families

NYC Mayor Urges Support for Slain Officers' Families

Mayor Bill de Blasio called Monday for New York City to embrace the families of the two NYPD officers executed in Brooklyn over the weekend, hours after Police Commissioner Bill Bratton urged against playing up...

No Criminal Charges for Ex-Milwaukee Cop Who Shot Man 14 Times

No Criminal Charges for Ex-Milwaukee Cop Who Shot Man 14 Times

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm said in an emailed press release that Christopher Manney won't be charged because he shot Dontre Hamilton in self-defense.