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
Dog Left in Animal Control Van for "Several Days"

Dog Left in Animal Control Van for "Several Days"

"Missy" was examined and doing well Friday after reportedly being left without food and water for several days.

Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Harley-Davidson Announces Motorcycle Recall

Recall covers certain Electra Glide, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Road Glide and Road King models from two model years.

2 Arrested in Portage Park Standoff

2 Arrested in Portage Park Standoff

A man and woman were arrested Friday after a SWAT team responded to a standoff on Chicago’s Northwest Side, police said.

Sheriff: Lapses in Protocol Lead to Killer's Escape

Sheriff: Lapses in Protocol Lead to Killer's Escape

The Kankakee County sheriff says documents showing staff conducted a count of inmates at lockdown time were falsified the night that a detainee attacked a guard and escaped.

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Police: Gray Should've Received Medical Care Before Ride

Baltimore police say Freddie Gray should have received medical care before he was put in a police van. Authorities made the announcement Friday at a news conference. Police also said that Gray should have...

5 Things McDonald's Can Do to Fix Business

5 Things McDonald's Can Do to Fix Business

When it comes to McDonald's, everyone seems to have an opinion about what the company needs to do differently.