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
Suspected Serial Killer Moved to County Jail

Suspected Serial Killer Moved to County Jail

Darren Deon Vann was charged with one count of murder after seven bodies were found. Charges are pending in other cases as authorities continued the task of identifying the victims.

Teen Shot, Killed by Chicago Police Officer

Teen Shot, Killed by Chicago Police Officer

Officers said boy, 17, lunged at officers with a knife after they responded to a call about a person breaking into cars.

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Chicago

Bill Clinton to Campaign for Quinn in Chicago

Former president will discuss Illinois' economic "comeback" when he addresses workers, business and labor leaders at Wheatland Tube.

Alleged Serial Killer Tied to 7 Slayings "Basking in the Glory"

Alleged Serial Killer Tied to 7 Slayings "Basking in the Glory"

Darren D. Vann led Gary police on a bloody scavenger hunt this weekend.

Illinois Cub Scouts Burned in Chemical Explosion

Illinois Cub Scouts Burned in Chemical Explosion

Explosion occurred when they mixed boric acid and anti-freeze in a metal fire pit with the intention of making a green flame.

Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Wisconsin Man Accused of Groping 3 at Haunted House

Authorities have charged a Wisconsin man who they say groped patrons inside a Mount Pleasant haunted house.