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
Toews Addresses Kane Situation

Toews Addresses Kane Situation

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews appeared on a Canadian radio station Thursday afternoon, and the center chose his words carefully when asked about the Patrick Kane situation.

Wednesday Marked Chicago's Deadliest Day in 12 Years

Wednesday Marked Chicago's Deadliest Day in 12 Years

Nine people were killed and at least 12 others wounded in shootings across Chicago Wednesday, including an 11-year-old boy slain by accidental gunfire.

1 Killed in Lake Shore Drive Rollover Crash

1 Killed in Lake Shore Drive Rollover Crash

A horrific crash on Lake Shore Drive Thursday evening claimed the life of one driver, and left another person in critical condition.

Officials Reveal New Updates on Fox Lake Manhunt

Officials Reveal New Updates on Fox Lake Manhunt

Three suspects in the killing of a veteran Fox Lake police officer are believed to still be in the area and authorities say they've made "significant progress" in their search.

Joe Biden's Family Will Decide If He Runs for President in 2016

Joe Biden's Family Will Decide If He Runs for President in 2016

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday night he "will not hesitate" to run for president next year — but only if his family is up to it. "I'll be straightforward with you: The most relevant factor in my decision...

Emanuel to Call for Major Property Tax Hike

Emanuel to Call for Major Property Tax Hike

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is expected to call for the largest property tax increase in modern Chicago history as part of a plan to raise money for a pension payment for police and firefighters next year, according to a...