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
Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wis.: Cops

Suburban Woman Killed by Estranged Husband in Wis.: Cops

A northwest suburban woman who was staying with a friend in Wisconsin to hide from her abusive estranged husband was murdered Wednesday night, and police have her spouse in custody.

Officials Investigate Reports of Mail Theft in Lake Forest

Officials Investigate Reports of Mail Theft in Lake Forest

After complaints of missing mail, officials launched an investigation into mail theft in Lake Forest.

Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Facilities Housing Toxic Chemicals Could Pose Risk to Schools

Data released by a Washington D.C.-based research group shows dozens of facilities across the Chicago area store or use toxic chemicals which – if released in an accidental leak or explosion – could directly...

5 Die in Wreck on Family Trip to Disney World

5 Die in Wreck on Family Trip to Disney World

Three children and two adults were killed when their vehicle veered off the interstate and rolled over during the North Texas family's trip to Disney World, Louisiana state police said. The family's 2005...

Kane Scores as Hawks Win 4-3

Kane Scores as Hawks Win 4-3

The Chicago Blackhawks blew two different leads, but Patrick Kane's third period goal was enough as they scored a 4-3 victory over the Calgary Flames on Thursday night.

FSU Shooter Heard Voices "Coming Through the Wall"

FSU Shooter Heard Voices "Coming Through the Wall"

NBC has obtained reports from New Mexico, where FSU shooter Myron May once lived, that paint a picture of delusional man on prescription medications and who had been admitted to the hospital a short time ago for...