The holidays are renowned for overspending and budgetary mistakes that can affect finances long after the actual holiday. However, following a few simple tips from a Chicago financial professional can help you avoid common mistakes and make for a more stress-free holiday season.
A federal probe into “suspicious activity” in U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.’s finances reportedly is focused on allegations he used campaign funds to pay to decorate his house.
Spelling potentially new trouble for U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., federal investigators have launched a probe into the South Shore congressman’s finances — a completely new area of scrutiny, sources told the Chicago Sun-Times.
Gov. Quinn says the mayor’s operatives are engaging in character assassination.
The Cook County Public Guardians Office plans to sue the former caretaker of an elderly man for allegedly siphoning his savings of more than $500,000. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Federal prosecutors are digging for data about convicted former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s potential pension income in advance of his sentencing on corruption charges, even though Illinois officials plan to block the disgraced Democrat from getting any state retirement pay.
Meet the Wrights, a suburban couple with four children. They are ready to save some cash. Every week, CBS 2 will have experts work with the Wright family on everything from tackling credit card debt to retirement savings to cutting everyday bills.
Chicago Treasurer Stephanie Neely is trying to reassure residents that the nation’s downgraded credit will not harm city finances.
Mayor Richard M. Daley said Thursday that the prognosis for the city’s financial health is looking better than expected.