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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Airline Employee Arrested With Gun at O'Hare

Airline Employee Arrested With Gun at O'Hare

Two men, including an airline employee, were arrested for bringing loaded handguns to O’Hare International Airport in separate instances within an hour of each other on Friday afternoon.

Police Call Off Search for Missing Sorority Sister

Police Call Off Search for Missing Sorority Sister

Police on Monday said they'd obtained video which showed Jennifer Houle entering the Mississippi River from the 10th Avenue Bridge.

Duckworth Launches 2016 U.S. Senate Bid

Duckworth Launches 2016 U.S. Senate Bid

Sen. Mark Kirk, who suffered a stroke in 2012, plans to run for re-election.

Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

Police: GPS May Have Told Man to Drive Off Bridge

A driver may have been following GPS navigation when he drove off the ramp to a demolished bridge in northwest Indiana that had been closed since 2009, killing his wife, police said.

WATCH: Fiancee Testifies About Hernandez's Infidelity

WATCH: Fiancee Testifies About Hernandez's Infidelity

The fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez testified Monday that she went back to Hernandez despite his infidelity. Shayanna Jenkins, Hernandez's high school sweetheart and the mother...

CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

CTA Rider Satisfaction Declines, Study Shows

Satisfaction with the CTA fell both overall and on 40 of 45 different service measures between 2011 and 2014.