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.

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Accident Victim Says In-Car Emergency Call System Failed Him

Accident Victim Says In-Car Emergency Call System Failed Him

On a September night last year, in the minutes after a two-car crash on the Kennedy Expressway, Kenneth Neiman says he was in fear for his life. He was trapped inside his 2013 BMW sedan in the outbound...

Medics Cry Foul as Fire Department Removes Breathing Gear

Medics Cry Foul as Fire Department Removes Breathing Gear

The Chicago Fire Department's Bureau of Operations wants to take the equipment out of more than 70 ambulances across the city.

Pair Charged Over Dead Dogs at Dolton Animal Hospital

Pair Charged Over Dead Dogs at Dolton Animal Hospital

The Cook County Sheriff's office is investigating after "multiple dead animals" were found inside the Dolton Animal Hospital.

Gov. Candidates Spar Over Nursing Home Case

Gov. Candidates Spar Over Nursing Home Case

Candidates Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner sparred Tuesday over nursing homes once owned by a Rauner company and over whether it was Quinn's responsibility to keep an inmate in prison.

Man Charged in Bedford Park Hostage Situation

Man Charged in Bedford Park Hostage Situation

A hostage situation was reported Monday afternoon in southwest suburban Bedford Park.

Bennett Felt "Disrespected" by Rex Ryan

Bennett Felt "Disrespected" by Rex Ryan

The Chicago Bears picked up a key win over the New York Jets on Monday night, but instead of talking about his two touchdowns, Martellus Bennett went after a coach that he felt "disrespected" him before...