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
Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

Emanuel Announces 1,400 CPS Layoffs

The interim CEO of Chicago Public Schools says approximately 1,400 jobs will be impacted after the district had to borrow money to make a $634 million pension payment.

Police Respond to Barricade Situation on Southwest Side

Police Respond to Barricade Situation on Southwest Side

Chicago police responded to a barricade situation on Chicago’s Southwest Side Wednesday.

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Saad a "Little Bit Shocked" by Trade to Blue Jackets

Brandon Saad was unexpectedly traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, and the winger admitted that he was a "little bit shocked" by the move.

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in Chicago

Minimum wage employees in Chicago will begin earning $10 an hour Wednesday as the first part of an incremental minimum wage increase takes effect in the city.

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Keep Fares High

U.S. Probes Possible Airline Collusion to Keep Fares High

The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust...

Dems Push 1-Month Budget; Rauner Likely To Oppose

Dems Push 1-Month Budget; Rauner Likely To Oppose

Democrats pushed Wednesday for a one-month spending plan they said would allow critical services to continue as Illinois enters a new fiscal year, but its passage was questionable as Republicans said it...