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.

Top Stories
4-Year-Old Girl Shot on South Side

4-Year-Old Girl Shot on South Side

Shots were fired on an evening when residents, faith leaders gather at events to promote peaceful summer.

Chicago Honors Soldiers in Memorial Day Parade

Chicago Honors Soldiers in Memorial Day Parade

The 145th annual Memorial Day parade in Chicago steps off at noon Saturday to honor the nation's servicemen and women.

Naked Burglary Victim Chases Offenders From Home

Naked Burglary Victim Chases Offenders From Home

A victim of a home invasion in Lakeview, who awoke to find two alleged burglars inside the apartment, was found outside without any clothes on chasing the intruders from the home.

Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance

Cops Escort Girls Without Dads to Dance

Dozens of girls being raised by without fathers weren't left out Friday night when the Chicago Police Department held it's first-ever event.

Part of Riverwalk Extension Opens Saturday

Part of Riverwalk Extension Opens Saturday

The first blocks of Chicago’s new riverwalk extension will open Saturday, just in time for Memorial Day weekend.

Man Shot to Death in Wicker Park

Man Shot to Death in Wicker Park

A 34-year-old man was fatally shot in the Wicker Park neighborhood early Saturday while he sat on the front porch of a home.