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
Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

Seahawks Blow Out Bears 34-6

The Seattle Seahawks showed that they are the defending Super Bowl champions for a reason, blowing out the Chicago Bears by a 34-6 margin on Friday night.

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

Boy, 3, Shot on Chicago's West Side

A 3-year-old boy was shot on Chicago's West Side Friday night, according to authorities.

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Prosecutors Describe Nightmare for Harvey Hostages

Days after a robbery attempt in suburban Harvey turned into a 21-hour hostage situation, prosecutors and police described a nightmarish scene inside a home where two women and six children were being held.

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

More Storms To Bring Heavy Rain, Potential Flooding

As thousands clean up from flooding damage during Thursday night storms, another round of storms looms ahead of a volatile, hot weekend with the potential for torrential rainfall in some areas and more...

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Almanac Predicts "Colder Than Normal" Winter for Chicago

Enjoy the heat while you can Chicago, because this year's winter is forecast to be brutal.

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

What Jackie Robinson West Did on Their Day Off

8/22/2014: Chicago's Jackie Robinson West will play in the U.S. title game at the Little League World Series. On Friday they took a break from the game that’s put the team on the national stage. NBC5’s Christian