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.

Top Stories
Teen Killed in Shooting at Hadiya Pendleton Park

Teen Killed in Shooting at Hadiya Pendleton Park

A 17-year-old boy was shot to death Friday in a park named after Hadiya Pendleton, the 15-year-old honors student at King College Prep in Chicago who was killed in a shooting in 2013.

No Injuries During Disturbance at Navy Pier Fireworks Show

No Injuries During Disturbance at Navy Pier Fireworks Show

Fire officials responded to a disturbance at Navy Pier shortly before the Fourth of July fireworks show began Saturday night.

Serial Stowaway Arrested Twice More

Serial Stowaway Arrested Twice More

Marilyn Hartman, the so-called "serial stowaway," was arrested twice more in the 48 hours after she was released from the Cook County Jail, where she spent nearly two months behind bars.

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

Obama Thanks U.S. Military: "Freedom Isn't Free"

President Barack Obama says U.S. service members make it possible to enjoy the "greatest blessings" in the greatest country on earth.

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

Fourth of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago Area

The entire Chicago area will celebrate the Fourth of July this weekend with fireworks shows galore.