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 Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

Several Dead Dogs Found at Suburban Animal Hospital

The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating after "multiple dead animals" were found inside the Dolton Animal Hospital.

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Racist Messages Spray Painted on Chicago's South Side

Police are searching for suspects in connection with a series of vandalism incidents involving racially charged messages spray painted on cars and garages in a neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side.

2 Dead, 29 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

2 Dead, 29 Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Two people have been killed and at least 29 others wounded in weekend Chicago shootings on the last weekend of summer.

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

2 Charged in Alleged Tow Truck Scam

A Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation worker and his relative were charged in an alleged tow truck scam where they towed vehicles and charged car owners to get their cars back.

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

Man Charged With DUI After Flagging Down Officer to Say "Hello"

A Chicago man who flagged down a police officer to say “hello” while driving in west suburban Riverside was later charged with DUI.

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Cupich Introduced as Next Chicago Archbishop

Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich of Spokane, Washington, the next Chicago Archbishop.