Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Wednesday, 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?

Wednesday, 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.

Wednesday, 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?

Wednesday, 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.

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Storms Threaten Chicago Area's Memorial Day Weekend Weather

Storms Threaten Chicago Area's Memorial Day Weekend Weather

Mostly sunny skies will transition to showers and storms across a large part of the Chicago area ahead of Memorial Day Weekend.

Authorities Investigate Explosion in Northfield Home

Authorities Investigate Explosion in Northfield Home

An explosion at a house in suburban Northfield has prompted an investigation from area authorities Wednesday morning.

Video of Chicago Ballerinas Dancing Goes Viral

Video of Chicago Ballerinas Dancing Goes Viral

Video of Chicago ballerinas dancing to Jason Derulo’s “If It Ain’t Love” is going viral and viewers can’t help but be mesmerized by the dancers’ strength.

Elmhurst Schools Locked Down Amid Search for Bank Robber

Elmhurst Schools Locked Down Amid Search for Bank Robber

Two west suburban schools have been placed on lockdown while police search for a bank robbery suspect in the area.

Clinton Disregarded Email Rules: State Dept Audit

Clinton Disregarded Email Rules: State Dept Audit

Hillary Clinton disregarded State Department cybersecurity guidelines by using a private email account and server, an internal audit found Wednesday. Her staff twice brushed aside specific concerns that...

Father Killed While Riding Four-Wheeler in Clearing

Father Killed While Riding Four-Wheeler in Clearing

A man was killed while taking a joy ride on an ATV in the city’s Clearing neighborhood Tuesday night.