Dec 1, 2010

The New Warzone: Store Credit Accounts, Gift Cards

The New Warzone:  Store Credit Accounts, Gift Cards

Offers with promised discounts can backfire, says Chicago BBB.

Nov 10, 2010

How to Find Rental Car Rates That Won't Drive You Crazy

How to Find Rental Car Rates That Won't Drive You Crazy

Website AutoSlash.com scours for coupons, automatically adjusts rates.

Oct 27, 2010

When it Comes to Appliances, Better to Fix or Replace?

When it Comes to Appliances, Better to Fix or Replace?

While the cost of repairs go up, the costs for new appliances, in many cases, is dropping.

Oct 21, 2010

City Launches Site With Money Makeover Tips

City Launches Site With Money Makeover Tips

Chicago's new financial literacy campaign: Save it. Spend it. Grow it.

Oct 13, 2010

Women, Improve Your Financial Skill Set

Women, Improve Your Financial Skill Set

Nine out of 10 women will at one point in their lifetime be solely in charge of their finances.

Sep 30, 2010

Saving Money for Your Child's Education

Saving Money for Your Child's Education

Why one expert says mutual funds may be a better alternative to save for a college education.

Sep 29, 2010

Test Your Financial Knowledge

Test Your Financial Knowledge

Are you really making the right financial decisions when it comes to everyday spending?

Sep 22, 2010

Why it Pays to Negotiate your Medical Bills

Why it Pays to Negotiate your Medical Bills

A little planning, negotiating can prevent a trip to the doctor's office sending you to the poorhouse.

Sep 1, 2010

Why You Should Give Your Kids an Allowance

Why You Should Give Your Kids an Allowance

If parents don't talk to their kids about the ABCs of finance, who will?

Aug 4, 2010

College Kids and Credit: A Warning

College Kids and Credit: A Warning

Don't wind up being 30 years old and still paying for pizza you ate in college.

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Subzero Wind Chills Blast Chicago

Subzero Wind Chills Blast Chicago

Looks like Valentine’s Day in the Chicago area will be a cold and snowy one.

Loved Ones, Police Seek Tips in Woman's Shooting Death

Loved Ones, Police Seek Tips in Woman's Shooting Death

Volunteers Saturday morning will distribute flyers seeking any information after a young woman was shot in the head while sitting in her car on the city’s Southwest Side.

Joe Caputo & Sons Closing Elk Grove Village Store Sunday: Report

Joe Caputo & Sons Closing Elk Grove Village Store Sunday: Report

A Joe Caputo & Sons grocery store located in the northwest suburbs will close its doors permanently Sunday after opening three months ago, according to a report.

Suburban Woman Wonders if Zika to Blame for Lost Baby

Suburban Woman Wonders if Zika to Blame for Lost Baby

Samantha Mejia was excited when she discovered she was pregnant during her family’s Honduras visit over the Christmas holiday. However, she suffered a miscarriage and wonders if the Zika virus is to blame.

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Viewer's Guide: GOP Hopefuls Spar in South Carolina

Serious issues are facing the Republican presidential candidate in their debate Saturday night in South Carolina. The state has a deep-rooted military culture and is still reeling from the shooting deaths...

Sanders Gets Most Facebook Likes in Ill.: Report

Sanders Gets Most Facebook Likes in Ill.: Report

If the race for president was decided by the number of Facebook likes candidates have garnered from each state, it appears Bernie Sanders would win the race in Illinois.