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
"Several Family Members" Found Dead in Suburban Home

"Several Family Members" Found Dead in Suburban Home

Several family members were found dead in a home in west suburban Elmhurst Saturday, police said.

2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 30 Wounded in Holiday Weekend Shootings

At least two people have been killed and 30 others wounded in Chicago amid a long Labor Day weekend.

Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms Could Dampen Labor Day Plans

Storms threaten to dampen Labor Day plans in the Chicago area Monday.

Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

Cops: Homeless Man Beaten to Death in Chicago

A homeless man in Chicago was beaten to death on the city’s Northwest Side Saturday night, police said.

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston

Firefighters Battle Blaze in Evanston

Firefighters battled a large blaze in suburban Evanston late Sunday afternoon.

White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

White Sox Honor JRW at U.S. Cellular Field

The celebration for the Jackie Robinson West All-Stars in Chicago continued this weekend as the little leaguers stepped out onto U.S. Cellular Field with the Chicago White Sox.