Credit Card Usage Is On The Rise, Even For Small PurchasesWhether they swipe, tap, or pay by phone, a recent survey from creditcards.com found 17 percent of cardholders now use plastic for purchases under $5.
Marijuana Cash Is Problem For Illinois Tax CollectionThe state of Illinois is having trouble finding a bank or financial company to process the large amounts of cash it anticipates receiving for taxes and fees from its new medical marijuana industry.
Dogs And Cats, Riding Trains Together? Not Mass Hysteria To MetraThe suburban commuter rail agency is considering allowing small pets on weekends on the Rock Island Line, with some conditions.
There Are Drawbacks To Keeping All Of Your Assets In Cash: ExpertsCBS 2’s Kris Gutierrez looks at why this could be a dangerous strategy.
Some Marketers Offer Cash For Your Smart-Phone PicturesCBS 2's Dorothy Tucker explains how regular folks are converting their selfies into cash.
Philippines Diplomat: 'We Need Superheroes' In Wake Of TyphoonThe ranking diplomat for the Philippines in the Midwest estimated rebuilding will take two years after a typhoon ravaged the Pacific island nation, and he called for cash donations to help victims right away.
McHenry Man Dies 2 Years After Finding $150K In His Garden The McHenry County man who found $150,000 in his vegetable garden two years ago - and was fighting off other claims to the cash- has died, reports WBBM's Steve Miller.
Liquor Store Owner Makes Claim On Cash Found In McHenry Man's GardenIt has been a year and a half since a McHenry man found tens of thousands of dollars in cash in his garden; and as he and two other people wind their way through the courts to claim it, one of them is telling more about how he lost thousands of dollars - instead of a bug.
Wilmette Cop Gets Probation For Stealing Cash From DUI SuspectA north suburban police officer was sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to theft for ordering a DUI suspect to pay an unnecessary cash bond.
Report: Sears To Offer Cash Rather Than Health Insurance PlansTwo big employers, including one based in the Chicago area, are changing the way they provide health insurance to their workers.
McHenry County Man Close To Collecting $150K He Found In GardenA McHenry County man who found more than $100,000 in his vegetable garden last year only has to wait another month and a half before he can claim it.
Cash Vs. Credit: When Does Plastic Trump Money?The biggest advantage to charging, according to experts, is that credit cards come with lots of perks and protection that cash can't offer. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.