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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Man Punched, Kicked Passenger on CTA Train: Police

Man Punched, Kicked Passenger on CTA Train: Police

Incident happened March 28 on board a CTA Yellow Line train, police said.

NW Indiana Mayor Faces Corruption Charges

NW Indiana Mayor Faces Corruption Charges

Prosecutors say a federal grand jury has indicted Keith Soderquist, his wife and a former city employee on corruption charges.

Suspected Abductor is Member of Police Department

Suspected Abductor is Member of Police Department

Jamie Duignan is believed to be driving a gray 2003 Honda Odyssey minivan with Illinois license plate number 5138379.

Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

Opponents of Flooding Prevention Plan Fear Contamination

A northern suburb’s plan to combat frequent flooding may wind up impacting its beaches and the source of drinking water for millions of people, according to opponents of a proposed tunnel project in Winnetka.

Boy, 12, Killed in Hit-and-Run with Semi in Whiting

Boy, 12, Killed in Hit-and-Run with Semi in Whiting

Angel Villafuerte was walking with his brother near 119th Street and Indianapolis Boulevard, police said.

Robber Who Was Homesick for Prison to Be Sentenced

Robber Who Was Homesick for Prison to Be Sentenced

Walter Unbehaun has spent nearly all of his adult life behind bars, so it's not surprising that he faces sentencing Thursday for yet another crime, a bank robbery last year. His reason for robbing the bank...