With Lenders Less Lenient Compared With Start Of Pandemic, Cicero Man Gets Car Repossessed After Forbearance Application Is RejectedForbearance - that act of putting your debts on hold – is a word many people heard for the first time during the pandemic. But now, with the economy climbing back, lenders are losing their leniency.
Curb App Set To Begin Offering Upfront Price Option For Chicago Taxis As They Narrow Gap With RidesharesWith taxis fighting their way back to the market as rideshare prices spike, an app has stepped in to offer flat, upfront fares for Chicago cabs.
Northwestern Oncology Patients Asked To Review Medical Bills After Information Was Potentially Exposed To HackersGoing over medical bills can be complicated, but that is exactly what patients at one Chicago area hospital have been told to do. As CBS 2’s Jermont Terry reported Wednesday night, this comes after their medical information was potentially made vulnerable to hackers.
U.S. Gas Prices Highest In 7 Years, Over $3.50 In ChicagoIf you’re filling up your gas tank in the morning, get ready for a little sticker shock.
Rep. Jesus 'Chuy' Garcia, Other Lawmakers Call On U.S. DOT To Intervene On Expiring Airline Credits From Trips Canceled By COVIDIf you’re like a lot of people, you still have airline credits from canceled trips during the COVID-19 pandemic that may soon expire. Now, U.S. Rep. Jesus “Chuy” Garcia (D-Illinois) and a group of Democratic lawmakers are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to intervene.
Lingering Effects Of Pandemic May Be To Blame For Continued Rise In Gas PricesGas prices have continued to rise ahead of the holiday weekend, and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may be to blame.
$15 Minimum Wage Goes Into Effect In Chicago Thursday And Could Mean Price Hikes; Study On Tipped Wages Also Getting Under WayChicago’s new minimum wage hike to $15 per hour officially goes into effect this coming Thursday, and it could mean higher prices at your favorite restaurants.
Joliet Man Loses All His Bitcoin After Fraudster Hijacks His Phone Number Hacks His AccountsAll of a Joliet man's Bitcoin went poof, gone, vanished, after a hacker got into his accounts and drained the cryptocurrency.
Residents Repairing Homes After Tornado Run Into Sky-High Prices For Lumber, Other Construction MaterialsThere is no good time for a tornado to strike, but the one in the western suburbs on Sunday night ravaged homes at a time when construction costs are already sky high due to the challenges of the pandemic.
IDOT Warns Of Phishing Scams Involving Texts, Emails Looking For Personal InformationThe Illinois Department of Transportation on Tuesday warned the public about phishing scams involving texts and emails purporting to be from the department.
A Warning On Phishing Scams Targeting Mobile Devices After Teen Finds His Savings Drained From His Bank AccountRemember how awesome it was to get your first paycheck? A teenager in Illinois had that very excitement drain from his face when his bank account also drained.