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Tips On Auto Financing If You Have Poor Credit

Easy credit and longer-term loans currently being offered at auto dealerships can make buying an expensive car alluring, but don’t get reeled in.

09/04/2014

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Experts Offer Range Of Ideas To Protect Yourself Against ID Theft

Is buying insurance the way to go? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker looks at different options.

07/07/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Suburban Bank Says Fraudulent Charges Originating In Taxicabs

First American Bank says it has traced hundreds of devious charges to customer cards just after they’re swiped in cabs. CBS 2’s Chris Martinez reports.

02/28/2014

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Moody’s Gives Illinois Worst Credit Rating In Nation

Moody’s lowered Illinois’ rating Friday by another notch, to A2. No other state has such a low rating from Moody’s.

01/06/2012

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Emanuel: Private Companies To Get Credit For Hiring Minority, Women-Owned Firms

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has announced new steps to help female- and minority-owned firms and other small businesses in Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–10/24/2011

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Anxiety Prevails On First Day Of Trading Since Downgrade

All signs point to another rough day in the financial markets Monday morning, on the first day of trading since the historic U.S. credit downgrade.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

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More Consumers Choosing Debit Over Credit

What’s in your wallet? Probably both a credit card and a debit card. As CBS 2’s Susan Carlson reports, more Americans are choosing one form of plastic over the other. But is that always the best choice for you?

CBS 2–12/22/2010