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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.


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State Loaning City $15M For Water Main Repairs

Gov. Pat Quinn said Wednesday he wants cities across the state to take advantage of the $1 billion Illinois Clean Water Initiative.

WBBM Newsradio–01/16/2013

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Mysterious Ad Promotes Homeowner-Relief Plan

Somebody is pushing a sweeping plan to give American homeowners low-interest loans over decades. Who’s behind it? CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


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How To Raise Your Credit Score Fast

You have to have a better credit score today – at least 40 points higher than just two years ago – to even be considered for a loan, apartment rental or even some jobs; 680 is now the minimum.

CBS 2–09/19/2011

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Goldman Sachs Provides $20 Million Loans For Chicago Small Businesses

Mayor Rahm Emanuel says Goldman Sachs is funneling millions in loans to Chicago’s small businesses as part of a broader program across the country.

CBS Chicago–09/14/2011

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Water Tower Place Refinanced By Owner

The company that owns the Water Tower Place mall has secured a $200 million loan to refinance the retail complex, according to a published report.