Survive This Economy
It’s that time of year. We’re all dreaming about summer vacation. But those trips can really drain your wallet, especially when you’re taking your kids, like the Wrights are.
It’s something we all do: look for ways to cut our household bills.
The Wright family gets some tips on getting better gas mileage. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker reports.
he price of gas isn’t the only worry for drivers. Unexpected repairs can really add up. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker explains how to find a good mechanic for the best price.
The next three weeks kick off spring break for hundreds of thousands of students all over the Chicago area. So on Thursday, the Wright family, like many families in the area, is looking for something to do, without spending a lot of money.
It’s tough being on a financial diet, but when the unexpected happens – as the Wright family just discovered – the pain in your wallet isn’t so bad, if you’ve been good.
It’s one of the most common things couples fight about: money. Remember the Wrights? The suburban couple, with four kids, is on a financial diet; so they know how stressful it can be to save money, especially in this economy.
CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker takes Sinora Wright shopping for makeup, in the latest installment of a series about a Chicago area family going on a financial diet.
With the cost of food going up, everyone is looking to save money in the kitchen. We’re not talking about clipping coupons, we’re talking simple solutions, something the Wright family is looking for.
Owning a car is expensive, especially in this economy; but the Wrights – a suburban couple with four kids — found a way to save more than $1,000 on their auto insurance.
Bargain queen Jill Cataldo shows the Wright family how to really clean up at the clothing clearance racks, in the latest installment of Dorothy Tucker’s ongoing series.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker introduced the Wright family to a “coupon queen” who shares her secrets that will increase their savings – and yours, too.
In her continuing series, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports on how members of the Wright family are finding ways to still eat out but save money.
A lot of people are still taking down their holiday decorations, but one suburban family is already thinking about next Christmas and a new way they can save money.
The New Year is a good time to think about new ways you and your family can “Survive This Economy.” Marcus Wright has one very important New Year’s resolution. He’s increasing his contribution to this 401(k) plan.
This might be the hardest time of the year to “Survive This Economy”. No one knows that better than families, like the Wrights, a suburban couple with four kids.
It’s hard in this high-tech world to survive this economy, with all sorts of gadgets using up lots of electricity in our homes. CBS 2′s Dorothy Tucker explains how you can save big on your electric bill.
As the temperature drops outside, the cost of keeping warm inside goes up. Remember the Wrights? The suburban couple has four kids. Their furnace wasn’t working the way it was supposed to, so CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker helped them get in touch with an expert to see what he could do.
It’s been one exactly month since a suburban family took a new approach to “Survive This Economy.” Sinora and Marcus Wright like the convenience of fast food. It’s been the biggest obstacle to keeping their family on a financial diet.
It’s getting colder outside and you know what that means: more expensive utility bills, making it even harder for millions of people to “Survive This Economy.” But there are simple changes you can make around your home that can help you and families like the Wrights save money.