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
Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Marathon Champ Jeptoo's 'B' Sample Tests Positive

Kenya's athletics federation says marathon runner Rita Jeptoo's "B'' sample has tested positive, confirming an earlier test that found traces of a banned performance enhancer.

Animal Shelter Passes Fundraising Goal to Save Homeless Pets

Animal Shelter Passes Fundraising Goal to Save Homeless Pets

Cache Creek Animal Rescue in Joliet has raised more than $65,000 in three days to save their animals, who were facing homelessness after the shelter received an eviction notice in December.

CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

CDC: Don't Eat Prepackaged Caramel Apples

Health officials on Friday said prepackaged caramel apples have been linked to five deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Symptoms

Chicago Patient Being Monitored for Ebola Symptoms

The child had a fever during screening at the international terminal at O'Hare International Airport, officials said.

Analysis Shows Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Analysis Shows Eateries With Most Failed Inspections

Nearly 50 licensed Chicago restaurants failed their health inspections at least three times each this year, a review of city data shows.

Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling "Breathe Easy" Shirts

Indiana Officer Asked to Stop Selling "Breathe Easy" Shirts

Some officials in the Indiana city of South Bend have called on a police officer to stop selling T-shirts that make light of the "I can't breathe" refrain used in recent protests of the police killing of a...